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New York State Senator Kevin Thomas speaking on the Senate floor in Albany as his fellow legislators applaud. Sen. thomas is the first and only Indian-American lawmaker in the Empire State’s history. (Photo courtesy office of Sen. Thomas via Desi Talk)

LI Senator Pushes for Religious School Holidays

Culture, Education, New York, Religion March 6, 2019 at 5:33 pm

State Sen. Kevin Thomas of Long Island introduced a bill that would establish Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Christian as school holidays in certain districts, reports Desi Talk.

Concepcion Blanco y Ricardo Perez participaran de la procesion.
Preparandose para la procesion de Semana Santa. Freddy Blanco, su esposa Concepcion Blanco, Ricardo Perez, quien sera Jesus con el Padre Jose Felix Ortega en la Iglesia San Pedro en Riverdale Ave. en Yonkers.
Photo Credito Mariela Lombard/El Diario NY.

Immigrants on Good Friday: ‘Trump Is Crucifying Us’

Elections 2016, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Politics, Religion March 25, 2016 at 7:50 pm

A group of immigrants will stage the way of the Cross in Yonkers to pray for an end to the current xenophobic atmosphere, El Diario/La Prensa reports.