As a Bronx Principal, I Witnessed Trauma on a Daily Basis. Now, I’m Running for Congress to Make My Students’ Lives Better.
By JAMAAL BOWMAN

eHezi Archives, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Campaign Trail, Community, Education, Governance, History, New York City, People, Political Analysis, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 3 Comments

The majority of American children have been traumatized by the American political and economic system. And if you’re black, brown, or poor, the trauma is more pronounced. As a middle school principal in the Bronx, I personally experienced the suffering of my students and families and the secondary trauma of school staff. My school’s current PTA president lost her son …

eHeziAs a Bronx Principal, I Witnessed Trauma on a Daily Basis. Now, I’m Running for Congress to Make My Students’ Lives Better.
By JAMAAL BOWMAN

Senator Biaggi Introduces Bills to Protect Survivors of Domestic Abuse Against Gun Violence and Hold Repeat Offenders Accountable Bill

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Governance, History, Law, Mt. Vernon, New York State, People, Police Department News, Political Analysis, Westchester County, NY 1 Comment

ALBANY, NY – January 11, 2020 — This past week New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (SD-34) introduced two pieces of legislation that serve to protect survivors of domestic abuse against the threat of gun violence, and hold repeat offenders accountable for domestic violence. S7125 creates a new crime of “Domestic Violence” in the Penal Code that aligns with federal …

eHeziSenator Biaggi Introduces Bills to Protect Survivors of Domestic Abuse Against Gun Violence and Hold Repeat Offenders Accountable Bill

Governor Cuomo Signs Biaggi Bill Requiring ACE’s Training for Daycare Providers

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Governance, Health, Law, Mt. Vernon, New York State, People, Political Analysis, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

THE BRONX, NY and MOUNT VERNON, NY – December 22, 2019 — On December 17th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation sponsored by State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (S4990A), requiring training with respect to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) for daycare providers. State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued the following statement: “Training in adverse childhood experiences will give daycare providers the important …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Signs Biaggi Bill Requiring ACE’s Training for Daycare Providers

Governor Cuomo Signs Sen. Biaggi’s Bill Allowing Domestic Violence Survivors to Terminate Residential Leases

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Community, Governance, Health, History, Law, Mt. Vernon, New York State, Politics, Westchester County, NY 2 Comments

THE BRONX, NY and MOUNT VERNON, NY – December 21, 2019 — On December 20th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation sponsored by State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (S4281A), providing for the termination of a residential lease by a survivor of domestic violence. The bill allows tenants to pay rent, pro-rata, up to the lease termination date. State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Signs Sen. Biaggi’s Bill Allowing Domestic Violence Survivors to Terminate Residential Leases

Bipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

eHezi Archives, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Governance, Health, History, Law, Medicine, National, New York City, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — November 21, 2019 — Representatives Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Fred Upton (R-MI-06), Pete King (R-NY-02) and TJ Cox (D-CA-21), all members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus, have introduced legislation to honor Elijah E. Cummings’ long-time advocacy for those living with asthma. The Elijah E. Cummings Family Asthma Act would expand federal, state, and local efforts to …

eHeziBipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

Hudson Valley Stonewall Dems Endorse Eliot Engel for Re-election

eHezi Archives, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Campaign Trail, Governance, History, LGBTQIA, Mt. Vernon, New York City, New York State, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 20 Comments

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —November 18, 2019 — The Hudson Valley Stonewall Democrats, a grassroots LGBTQ advocacy group based in the Hudson Valley, has endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel for re-election to Congress in New York’s 16th Congressional District, which covers parts of Westchester and Bronx counties. In their endorsement the organization cited Congressman Engel’s long record of pro-LGBTQ+ support in Congress, …

eHeziHudson Valley Stonewall Dems Endorse Eliot Engel for Re-election

Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary in The Bronx
By Special Events Manager JEREMIAH JOHNSEN

Barbara Barton Sloane Archives, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Charity, Community, History, New York City, People, Sports, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

THE BRONX, NY — September 3, 2019 — Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club will soon celebrate its 50th anniversary in The Bronx. Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club was originally founded in 1915 in the Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan. Upon coming to The Bronx in 1969, the Club, based out of one site in a new neighborhood, adopted …

Barbara Barton SloaneKips Bay Boys and Girls Club to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary in The Bronx
By Special Events Manager JEREMIAH JOHNSEN

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Before the New York City Planning Commission Regarding the Borough Based Jail System

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Community, Governance, History, Housing, Law, New York City, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

NEW YORK, NY — July 10, 2019 —Chair Lago, Vice Chair Knuckles, and esteemed Commissioners, I am here today to implore you to vote no on today’s ULURP or to remove the Bronx site for further consideration. To be clear, Rikers Island is an abomination that must be shutdown. It is an archaic, outdated, harsh environment that puts both officers …

eHeziTestimony of Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. Before the New York City Planning Commission Regarding the Borough Based Jail System

Judge Melissa A. Loehr: A Rare Judicial Choice For Westchester County Court

eHezi Bedford, NY, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Bronxville, Greenburgh, NY, Hastings-on-Hudson, History, Law, New York State, Ossining, Ossining, NY, Pelham, NY / Pelham Manor, NY, People, Scarsdale, NY, Westchester County, NY, White Plains, NY, Yonkers, NY 1 Comment

Address to Greenburgh Democratic Committee YONKERS, NY — June 2, 2019 — I just came from attending a Gay Pride event. We all should be proud of who we are. I am proud and honored to be here today and ask for your support to be your Democratic Nominee for Westchester County Court Judge. I an in my twentieth year …

eHeziJudge Melissa A. Loehr: A Rare Judicial Choice For Westchester County Court

Statement From Bronx Borough President Diaz Regarding The New York State Reproductive Health Act

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Community, Governance, Health, History, Law, New York City, New York State, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY Leave a Comment

THE BRONX, NY — January 17, 2019 — “For far too long women in New York State have not had the right to make their own choices about their healthcare sufficiently protected and codified into law. Thankfully, that is set to change. I support New York’s Reproductive Health Act and believe that it is a critical step forward in both …

eHeziStatement From Bronx Borough President Diaz Regarding The New York State Reproductive Health Act