Africans from across the city celebrated Ghanaian culture at the 7th annual Afro Cultural Parade and Festival in Crotona Park on Aug. 13.
Venezeuela’s foreign minister made a stop at The Point in September to commemorate the 10th anniversary of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s visit.
Incumbents held serve across the South Bronx in four Democratic primaries on Sept. 13. In the 17th City Council district, Rafael Salamanca beat Helen Foreman-Hines to retain his seat, serving Hunts Point, Longwood and Melrose. Salamanca finished the evening with 2,450 votes, or 62.3 percent, to Foreman-Hines’ 1,485— 37.6 percent. [...]
A group of ambitious young students closed out their productive summer on a high note at The Point CDC on Aug. 11, with a performance that included music and circus tricks for the community.
Voters go to the polls today to cast their ballots in three local primaries.
But federal judge leaves opening for plaintiffs to pursue their case A federal judge declined to delay the Sept. 13 Democratic primaries in the Bronx but will permit a lawsuit to go forward against the Bronx Democratic Party that seeks billions of dollars in damages along with changes in the [...]
A lawsuit claims leaders of the borough’s Democratic Party have carried out a long-running, elaborate scheme to rig the makeup of its ruling body to their liking.
Councilman Rafael Salamanca Jr. has built an early fund-raising lead in advance of the September Democratic primary, with big contributions from the Bronx Democratic Party machine and elected officials, along with numerous smaller contributions.
A panel of substance abuse professionals and law enforcement officers presented cautionary tales warning about the dangers of drugs and alcohol to preteens at a June 22 public discussion in Longwood. More than 200 students attended the Town Hall style event at the Entrada Academy Middle School at 977 Fox [...]