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AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Sept. 7-11)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS September 7 to September 11, 2015 TOP HEADLINES Stopping Unlicensed Immigration Providers The Attorney General has shut down Entertainment Visa Consultant Company (EVC), resolving allegations that the company and its owner were providing unauthorized immigration-related services. EVC processed hundreds of temporary work visas for foreign entertainers, submitting these applications to […]

DDFRx Delivers Your Fix on Their Latest Offering – 3 Pc. & a Biscuit

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DDFRx is a group of artists based out of New York with a primary team of three emcee’s & one in-house producer. If you’re wondering what the name stands for, DDF stands for “Daily Dope Fix” and the Rx symbolizes “Pharmacy” in which they supply you with medicine for the addiction they hope you get […]

Top 6 Places To Go On A First Date

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Ladies, we all have those dreamy ideas of what a first date should be like. First dates can be awkward, weird, and slightly uncomfortable. But despite all the things that can go wrong, and inevitably do go wrong, we hope that overall the date turns out good because of the effort put into the activity. […]

Council Member Rosenthal And Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Team Up To End Hunger

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Contact: Brenda Beltram, American Dairy Association: (office) 973/857-1049 or 315/491-3318 (mobile) ***MEDIA ALERT*** ***PHOTO OPPORTUNITY***NEW YORK YANKEES MANAGER JOE GIRARDI & CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS HELEN ROSENTHAL & MARK LEVINE TEAM UP TO END HUNGER IN NYC  WHO: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi City Council Members Helen Rosenthal […]

News From Council Member Helen Rosenthal (July 17)

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Advertisement Dear Neighbors,   District News   On Monday the M86 crosstown bus got an upgrade; it now has Select Bus Service and will be up to 20% faster! The bus still costs the same and has all of the same stops, but now you pay while you wait for the bus to arrive using the […]

New York City Housing Complexes To Receive Free Broadband

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Some of New York’s most famous housing projects have been chosen to receive free broadband access to their homes. Announced Wednesday by President Obama, the decision is apart of the federal government’s ConnectHome program. The program is designed to expand internet access throughout the country through federal partnership with private companies and non-profit organizations. The […]

NYCHA And Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrate Family Day With Moynihan Report

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As NYCHA Celebrates “Family Day” Let’s Look At The 50 Year Anniversary of the Historic Moynihan Report On Black and Poor Families Through the Support of the 7 E’S 4 Power Tour and Family Day Events in NYCHA Developments We Can Start The Process of Strengthening The Family Structure in Black, Latino and Poor Communities So […]

Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week With A Powerful Message From President Obama

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The initiative will continue working with Power 105.1, the Source Magazine and  “The Shark” Daymond John to End Gun & Gang Violence and Black on Black Crime;  Improve Police/Community Relations; and Support the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance   Campaign & Project Overview   v    Our 4th annual Hip-Hop Against Gun & Gang Violence week initiative […]

Man Hides in Bathroom Stall and Rapes Woman in Sports Bar

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A woman was attacked in a New York City bathroom stall The NYPD needs your help trying to locate a man who raped a woman while she used the bathroom. According to the New York Daily News, the man who is described to be between the ages of 45 and 55 years old, walked into […]

Drake Announces ‘Jungle Tour’ with Future

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While news about Drake was already being stirred up from his Coachella make-out session with Madonna, he decided to stir things up a bit more by dropping his tour dates. With five words and one post, Drake announced his six stop Jungle Tour with Future. On My 24th Drake will start in the dirty south […]

CM Williams Calls For Office Furniture And Supplies For Non Profit Organization

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Dear Friends, I am proud to announce the expansion of a non-profit that is working hard to combat violence in our community. Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes (G.M.A.C.C.), is one of my lead partners involved in the City’s recently expanded Cure Violence Model, and will open a storefront office on Monday, February 2 at 5712 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11203. […]

Lauryn Hill Announces a Mini Acoustic Tour

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Lauryn Hill will perform six live acoustic dates in DC and New York next month It isn’t a new album but because it’s Lauryn Hill, we’ll take what we can from the R&B and Hip-Hop artist. Lauryn won’t be releasing a new album but lately she’s been performing live which is almost as great. As […]

Attorney General Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Jan. 19-23)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS January 19 to January 23, 2015 TOP HEADLINES Holding Accountable Standard & Poor’s For Misleading Investors Following a joint investigation with the SEC and Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Attorney General Schneiderman reached a settlement with Standard and Poor’s regarding false and misleading statements made by the credit rating agency in […]

AG Schneiderman Weekly Newsletter (Jan. 12-16)

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THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS January 12 to January 16, 2015 TOP HEADLINES Safeguarding Consumers From Growing Threat Of Data Breaches With some of the largest-ever data breaches occurring in just the last year, Attorney General Schneiderman announced his plans to propose legislation that would overhaul New York State’s data security law and expand protections […]

Kobe and Carmelo Might Be A Match Made In Basketball Heaven

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Kobe at the Garden? Now that’s a scary sight! Picture this. Kobe picks up the phone after a tough loss at the Staples Center and calls Melo. “What’s up Melo? I’m tired of this sh*t man, they’re giving Lakers jerseys to anybody these days. They should just start calling us the Los Angeles Charmins.” Advertisement […]