Up the Down Police Presence
By DENIS DREW

Tribune Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Community, Governance, History, New York City, People, Police Department News, Political Analysis, Politics Leave a Comment

CHICAGO, IL — July 21, 2020 — New York cutting its police budget (90% personnel costs) by 1/6 harkens me to the 70s when a no longer bridgeable budget gap forced laying off 1/3 of officers.  To bolster police presence on the street back then, anti-crime units were ordered to patrol in uniform. Our local guys patrolled in the same …

TribuneUp the Down Police Presence
By DENIS DREW

Engel Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Bostock vs. Clayton County Case

Tribune Bedford, NY, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Community, Connecticut, Dutchess County NY, Governance, Greenburgh, NY, History, Larchmont, NY / Mamaroneck, NY, Law, LGBTQIA, Mt. Vernon, National, New Jersey, New Rochelle, NY, New York City, New York State, Ossining, Ossining, NY, Pelham, NY / Pelham Manor, NY, Political Analysis, Politics, Port Chester, NY, Puerto Rico, Rockland County NY, Scarsdale, NY, SCOTUS, Texas, Virginia, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY, Yorktown, NY 1 Comment

THE BRONX, NY — June 15, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in the Bostock vs. Clayton County case today. The Bostock case now affirms the definition of “sex” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to prohibit an individual from being …

TribuneEngel Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Bostock vs. Clayton County Case

Three Men Facing Multiple Felony Charges in Fraud Scheme

eHezi Archives 1 Comment

Accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of merchandise HAWTHORNE, NY – June 6, 2020 — Westchester County Police have charged three men with stealing people’s identities to open fraudulent credit accounts and purchase more than $100,000 worth of merchandise. The suspects are facing multiple felony charges, including Identity Theft and Grand Larceny. The investigation into the fraud is continuing …

eHeziThree Men Facing Multiple Felony Charges in Fraud Scheme

Engel Marks 1-Year Anniversary of the Equality Act Passage in the House of Representatives

eHezi Archives 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — May 18, 2020 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBT Equality Caucus, issued the following statement marking the 1-year anniversary of the House passing the historic Equality Act, which ensures LGBTQ Americans are guaranteed the full protections under federal civil rights law: “No American should face discrimination, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity …

eHeziEngel Marks 1-Year Anniversary of the Equality Act Passage in the House of Representatives

Engel-Led Education Funding for $5 Billion to NY Included in HEROES Act

Tribune Bedford, NY, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Bronxville, Education, Governance, Greenburgh, NY, Hastings-on-Hudson, History, Larchmont, NY / Mamaroneck, NY, Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle, NY, New York City, New York State, Ossining, Ossining, NY, Pelham, NY / Pelham Manor, NY, Political Analysis, Politics, Scarsdale, NY, Westchester County, NY, White Plains, NY, Yonkers, NY, Yorktown, NY 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — May 14, 2020 —  Congressman Eliot Engel is pleased to announce that thanks to his efforts with the New York Congressional Delegation, New York is in line to receive an additional $5 billion in funds to help support the state’s public education system as part of the HEROES Act. Last month, Congressman Engel led the New York …

TribuneEngel-Led Education Funding for $5 Billion to NY Included in HEROES Act

Engel Leads NY Delegation to Provide Relief for NY Hospitals

Tribune Community, COVID-19, Emergency Services, Governance, Health, History, Law, Medicine, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — May 11, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel led the New York House Delegation in a bipartisan letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to forgive advance Medicare payments in the next stimulus package, which provides financial support to New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security …

TribuneEngel Leads NY Delegation to Provide Relief for NY Hospitals

Engel Statement on Charges Being Brought in Ahmaud Arbery Case

Tribune Bias / Bigotry, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Bronxville, Community, Governance, History, Law, Mt. Vernon, People, Police Department News, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 23 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC —May 8, 2020 — Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement in response to news that charges were brought in the Ahmaud Arbery case: “The video of Ahmaud Arbery being murdered was shocking and painful, but just as shocking was the manner in which the case was handled by Georgia officials up until today. “It shouldn’t take publicly …

TribuneEngel Statement on Charges Being Brought in Ahmaud Arbery Case

Engel Statement on the Disproportionate Impact of Coronavirus on Minority Communities

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Bronxville, Community, COVID-19, Finance, Governance, Health, History, Mt. Vernon, National, New York City, Pelham, NY / Pelham Manor, NY, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 3 Comments

Yesterday, Engel participated in Energy and Commerce Committee briefing with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on racial disparities in the current Coronavirus outbreak and pushed for more testing in minority communities WASHINGTON, DC —May 2, 2020 — Congress Eliot Engel offered the following statement after a virtual Energy and Commerce Committee briefing on the impact of coronavirus on minority …

eHeziEngel Statement on the Disproportionate Impact of Coronavirus on Minority Communities

SEIU 32BJ Endorses Engel for Re-Election, Cite Congressman’s Strong Support for ‘Pro-Worker Agenda’

Tribune Archives, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Campaign Trail, Community, Economic Development, Governance, History, Mt. Vernon, New York City, New York State, Westchester County, NY, White Plains, NY, Yonkers, NY 1 Comment

    NEW YORK, NY — March 7, 2020 — The members of SEIU 32BJ, the largest property services union in the country, have once again announced their support for Congressman Eliot Engel for re-election in New York’s 16th Congressional District. “Our members are focused on candidates who have proven their commitment to fighting for issues that will make our …

TribuneSEIU 32BJ Endorses Engel for Re-Election, Cite Congressman’s Strong Support for ‘Pro-Worker Agenda’

Senator Biaggi, Mount Vernon Superintendent Dr. Hamilton, and Mount Vernon Mayor Patterson-Howard Celebrate Allocation of $1M for Mount Vernon High School Culinary Arts Program

Tribune Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Dining/Cooking, Education, Governance, History, Mt. Vernon, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY 5 Comments

MOUNT VERNON, NY – February 6, 2020 — New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi conducted a press conference today to announce the allocation of $1 million in capital funding from the 2019-2020 budget cycle for the revitalization of the Mount Vernon High School Culinary Program. She was joined by Mount Vernon Schools Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Hamilton, Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard, City …

TribuneSenator Biaggi, Mount Vernon Superintendent Dr. Hamilton, and Mount Vernon Mayor Patterson-Howard Celebrate Allocation of $1M for Mount Vernon High School Culinary Arts Program