Chinese community leaders talk about the upcoming special election to replace Sheldon Silver for the remainder of his term which expires at the end of the year, reports Sing Tao Daily.
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BRIC TV goes into the classroom of El Puente’s BombaYo art program, which teaches kids history through bomba, a traditional dance and music form of Puerto Rico.
As ICE-FREE NYC activists teach immigrants to be prepared against “la migra,” Catholic Charities launches a hotline offering them legal assistance, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The PAK American Safety Patrol, a civilian patrol group started in Brooklyn’s “Little Pakistan” after a spate of armed robberies in 2014, reports that no such robberies occurred in 2015, writes Ditmas Park Corner.
The family of a Yemeni-American NYPD captain will lead the Pledge of Allegiance at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address Feb. 4, reports Gotham Gazette.
Fordham Plaza has been redesigned, but vendor spaces may remain empty through 2016, reports Norwood News.
A new report suggests that extending health coverage to undocumented immigrants would cost less than 1 percent of the state’s health budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The world premiere of “Julio of Jackson Heights” during the Queens World Film Festival will be held at the grade school where Julio Rivera was killed in an anti-gay attack in 1990, reports Times Ledger.
The NYIC and the Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers (PINY) Task Force have issued a comprehensive guide to assist the state’s government offices and law enforcement agencies in their prosecution of immigration services fraud.
Writing in Sheepshead Bites, a Brooklyn resident recounts the “sensory overload” he experienced during his first time at a Russian banya.
César Vargas, New York’s first undocumented lawyer, officially became a licensed attorney today after years of legal hurdles, Diario de México reports.
City Limits, whose early motto was “we cover the other New York,” celebrates 40 years of reporting on topics from homeless shelters to “green” jobs.
The “Bronx:Africa” exhibition, opening Feb. 3 at Hostos Community College’s Longwood Art Gallery, features the contemporary works of 25 artists, reports The Riverdale Press.
The Latino community demands solutions to the elevated rental prices that have been pushing small vendors out of business for years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A video segment from BRIC TV on the infill plan captures the outcry of public housing residents in Brooklyn over the controversial program to build mixed-income housing on NYCHA property.