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Commentary: Build Public Renewables Act will advance environmental justice

Times Union 30 Mar 2023
Northern Manhattan and the South Bronx is an epicenter for environmental injustice, where generations of people of color have been overburdened with fossil fuel pollution resulting from a disproportionate number of toxic facilities sited in their neighborhoods ... Arif Ullah is executive director of South Bronx Unite.

Specialty fried chicken, 99 Burger & more: What's new at Yankee Stadium for 2023 season

Pocono Record 29 Mar 2023
Show Caption. Hide Caption ... Pete Caldera, ... Born and raised in the Bronx, chef Christian Petroni has two locations – Sections 125 and 310 – to offer a cheesy garlic bread with marinara ... Up in Section 311, the Bronx Burrito, with beef barbacoa, is the other new offering of Yankee Stadium senior executive chef Matt Gibson ... April 1-2 vs ... Aug.

Bronx 4201 Schools juggle specialized needs for students, funding needs in state budget

Bronx Times 27 Mar 2023
... in the Bronx ... Kathy Hochul’s proposal to cut 4201 Schools’ funding by $2 million — $500,000 of which comes from the Bronx’s three 4201 Schools — despite her executive budget seeking a record $31.5 billion in school aid, for the 2023-24 school year.

New York’s PSS to Recognize Commissioner Christina Curry, Ariel Weissberger and GetSetUp at Annual Awards ...

The Galveston Daily News 27 Mar 2023
In some respects, we have all emerged stronger by adapting to the challenges presented by this worldwide shutdown,” said PSS Executive Director Rimas Jasin ... A Bronx native, she began her career in Harlem, serving on Community Board 1, on the Executive, Health and Human Services, LGBTQ Task Force and Public Safety Committees.

Exclusive: City to begin community engagement for transformation of Cross Bronx Expressway

AM New York 24 Mar 2023
The city is launching a wave of public events to give Bronxites the opportunity to be heard as efforts to reimagine the Cross Bronx Expressway are underway ... The study has not begun yet, and the public engagement process will guide its formation, a NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) spokesperson told the Bronx Times.

6 N.J. men helped run fentanyl distribution ring, authorities say

NJ 23 Mar 2023
On Monday, investigators executed search warrants at multiple locations, including in the Bronx, New York where they found a “mill” used to manufacture and ...

'There are no rules!' Jennifer Lopez claims that the old standard style guidelines have gone ...

The Daily Mail 23 Mar 2023
Jennifer Lopez says people can dress however they want these days ... Zero rules ... 'I work closely on all creative aspects of everything I do from ideation at inception all the way through to the execution and creative collaboration on design and the aesthetics of the campaigns — and everything in between,' she said. Her favorite is the Bronx style ... .

Bronx Defenders, other city public defenders asking city for $125M to boost salaries, combat attrition

Bronx Times 20 Mar 2023
“When we are underfunded, it doesn’t just undermine our mandate to provide legal and support services, but the legal rights of every New Yorker,” said Justine Olderman, executive director of the Bronx Defenders, which represent 20,000 low-income Bronx clients yearly.

Bronx Defenders to Pay $170,000 to Harassed Jewish Employee

The Algemeiner 17 Mar 2023
The nonprofit Bronx Defenders will pay $170,000, including attorney fees, to former employee Debbie Jonas, according to the New York Post ... During her eight years at the Bronx ... Justine Olderman, executive director of Bronx Defenders, which admitted no wrongdoing, apologized to Jonas.

BREAKING: Bronx building workers, realty advisory board avert strike, reach tentative 4-year deal

Bronx Times 15 Mar 2023
... and wins wage increases that reflect the sacrifices these Bronx workers made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the hard work they put in every day to keep residents safe,” said Shirley Aldebol, 32BJ executive vice president and director of the Bronx Residential Division.

Strike-ready Bronx building workers, realty advisory board differing on wages as midnight deadline looms

The Villager 14 Mar 2023
Across the borough, a fleet of Bronx building service workers — ... These essential workers have kept residents safe and felt the cost of COVID-19 and its economic pressures,” said Shirley Aldebol, 32BJ executive vice president and director of the Bronx Residential Division.

Talks ‘progressing’ between Bronx building service workers and realty advisory board

The Villager 13 Mar 2023
“However, we received from the union a wage proposal inconsistent with the notion of a partnership to support the industry in the Bronx, including the building workers.” ...Negotiations have progressed following our Strike Vote Rally,” said Shirley Aldebol, 32BJ executive vice president and director of Bronx Residential Division.

Bronx DA indicts Manhattan man for grisly 2022 Shore Road double murder

The Villager 13 Mar 2023
The Bronx District ... Jahmel Sanders was indicted — or formally accused — last Thursday of shooting 22-year-old Nikki Huang and 22-year-old Jesse Parrilla execution-style in a car, and then setting fire to the vehicle and their bodies on Shore Road in the Bronx on May 16, 2022.

Luis Castillo threatens to join list of aces Yankees mistakenly let slip away

New York Post 12 Mar 2023
If the Yankees had obtained Castillo, is there a reason to think he would not have signed the five-year, $108 million extension to stay in The Bronx (his preferred destination) that he signed with Seattle? (Multiple executives said it was understood in the game that Castillo was very open to an extension a year-plus before free agency.).

The Week in Rewind | Fires raise accessibility concerns for first responders, nonprofit uplifts Bronx ...

Bronx Times 11 Mar 2023
Shirley Aldebol, 32BJ executive vice president and director of the Bronx Residential Division, told the that three bargaining sessions remain between 2000-plus Bronx residential building workers — a workforce that includes thousands of door attendants, superintendents and porters ...

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