Keyword: Adriano Espaillat
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Greater Riverdale will fall under a new district in the upcoming midterm elections based on a draft of a new state congressional district map that was published Monday. And state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, who had been running for congressional district 3, can still run for that seat even though her home is now in district 16. more
Each spring, members of Congress put their pen and papers aside to host a visual arts competition — known as the congressional art competition. Art entries are open to only high school students to gain the opportunity of a lifetime to recognize their own talent and encourage their artistic side. more
U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat took the House floor on Tuesday to led a moment of silence for two New York Police Department officers who were killed in the line of duty during a reported domestic violence incident in Harlem last month. more
When Mario Biaggi was elected to Congress in 1968, he returned a seat controlled by Republican Paul Fino back to the Democrats. But now his granddaughter, Alessandra Biaggi, is ready to go full-circle. more
Eliot Engel spent three decades representing this part of the Bronx. But in the coming months, the area will get its third congressman in as many years as redistricting has ended Jamaal Bowman’s time here, making way for colleague Ritchie Torres. more
A new year, and what will now assuredly be several new faces representing this part of the Bronx not only in Congress, but now in the state senate as well. more
U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is the latest from Capitol Hill to announce he's tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. But there's a bit of a twist to the congressman's report: This is the second time he's been infected in the past 12 months. more
The community garden at the Marble Hill Houses has been busy. But now more light can be shed on those projects thanks to a single solar panel installed in the garden of the New York City Housing Authority complex. more
One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Help couldn’t come sooner for Derek and Becky Woods. While many business owners found solace in government assistance such as the Paycheck Protection Program, some non-profits like Riverdale Children’s Theatre — which the Woods run — needed additional assistance to keep their organizations afloat. more
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