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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced the cancellation of Bronx Week 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns.

Diaz released the following statement:

"We are...

A State of Emergency has been declared by NYC food pantries due to the effects of COVID-19.

There have been 16,780,000 unemployment claims during the coronavirus shut down...

The following is a letter of condolence from NYS Assembly Member Charles Barron on the passing of Brother Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad.

"Council Member Inez Barron...

Two Lehman College physicists produced a study saying building ventilation systems could spread COVID-19.

As New Yorkers attempt to maintain the recommended 6 feet between...

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bronx community –residents, small businesses, government officials and non-profits– have formed a coalition to ensure that those who need help...

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams released the following statement today, as the Christian community celebrates Easter.

"I want to wish all who are celebrating today...

Adem Bunkeddeko, Democrat running for Congress in NY-9, has issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Roy Hastick, founder of the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and...

Two separate research projects suggest that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in New York City earlier than thought and the earliest cases likely originated with travelers...

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams released the following statement on the racial disparity in the impact of the COVID-19 public health crisis after the city and state released data...

New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to data released today that shows that the majority of fatalities from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today took steps to streamline and enhance the oversight of the securities industry in New York.

Attorney General James is...

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio made his most recent visit to the Brooklyn Navy Yard where manufacturers are making surgical gowns to keep our healthcare workers safe.

The...

New York City's Public Advocate is questioning the harm COVID-19 is doing to poor minority communities.

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams called for information on the...

Why is Gov. Cuomo cutting Medicaid, and working on a rollback of bail reform, while New York is the epicenter for the COVID pandemic in America?

While Governor Cuomo is...

Community United for Police Reform say Cuomo's budget furthers criminalizes, and endangers, vulnerable minority New York communities during COVID-19 pandemic.

Communities...

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