New York City Council Transportation Chair James Vacca says that MTA will face a number of challenges in the years ahead, from preserving service for straphangers to completing many of the mega-projects across the city, all under the threat of further budget cuts. Jimmy points out that this is one of the most difficult jobs in the country, but addas that Joe Lhota’s successes as a Deputy Mayor for Operations and City Budget Director mean that he has the expertise and leadership needed to weather the storm ahead.
It's now been 2 months since Tripoli fell to the Libyan fighters. They have been battling for full control of Libya since then and it appears that today may be their glory day.
The New Libyan government is celebrating after beating the last remaining forces loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi from his coastal stronghold in the city of of Surt.
The head of the Libyan military council claims that Qaddafi was killed as fighters battling his fallen regime has finally taken control of his hometown after a prolonged struggle.
HOW DO YOU SPELL LIBYAN STRONGMAN? Dead, or Down and Out.
GREEK FINANCIAL BAILOUT. Euro Uniting Europe?
UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS. Claims Down.
POLL OBAMA VS. GOP. Let It Be?
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There have been Tea Party demonstrations, Occupy Wall Street, or whatever the group du jour... Discontent with our current system is spreading to cities and towns all across The United States of America, and the right to protest and dissent are a key part of our democracy and has a place in our national conversation.
The First Amendment guarantees what some might consider the most fundamental freedoms that define our great nation.
Did you know the Bronx River connects communities from Wakefield to Soundview and that African - Americans have lived along it since the 1600s? Were you aware that 20th Century greats like Madame C. J. Walker (hair products mogul), Miles Davis (jazz artist) and Ralph Bunche (Nobel Peace Prize winner) are buried in the same borough as the birth of Hip Hop - the Bronx?
US Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) applauds announcement by the Social Security Administration that Social Security beneficiaries will see their first Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) increase in two years to help meet the growing costs for consumers. Starting in January 2012, Social Security beneficiaries will receive a 3.6 percent increase in benefits.
It gives us a great deal of pleasure to report that NBC News has promoted founding News 12 The Bronx morning anchorwoman, Natalie Morales, who currently serves as News Anchor and Co-host for Today at NBC News.
Natalie Morales will also be serving as a contributing correspondent for Rock Center with Brian Williams. The weekly news program premieres October 31 at 10:00pm.
KUDOS, all of us should be extremely proud!
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, along with representatives of the New York City Department of Probation and Safe Horizon, announced new and enhanced domestic violence services in the Bronx with a new grant from the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.
SAN ANTONIO TERROR. FBI Watch List Arrests.
GOP GLOVES OFF. Republican Personal Attack.
SOCIAL SECURITY. Cost Of Living Increase.
US ECONOMY. Psychological Stress.
WILD ANIMALS. Loose in Ohio.
Bronx Council on the Arts will host its inaugural APPLAUSE Awards benefit. This year’s theme is Women of Bronx Arts - honoring the achievements of five dynamic cultural leaders the important Bronx organizations that they serve. 10/11/11
The evening includes BCA Minis — a silent auction of art works by BRIO winners (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) and more. An after party dance featuring DJ1n2 (NYC’s Jamie Glover) will immediately follow dinner. For tickets and info visit: BCA Applause Awards 2011 or contact Anthony Meyers at 718-931-9500 x22, email@example.com.