Monday, May 6th, 2013
Bronx kids who want play ball in a new league would have to abide by the No. 1 rule: Give back to the community.
The proposed Community Board Athletic Leadership League – C-BALL – would require participants, boys and girls ages seven to 17, to regularly attend community board meetings. Abdul “Sleep” Johnson, the founder of C-BALL, brought together community board officials from the around the borough March 15th to launch a campaign aimed at starting the league by next year.
“This is a league like no other,” said Johnson, a Community Board 3 member and founder of Yo! Magazine, a publication produced by children in after-school programs.
Monday, April 29th, 2013
Ray Felix grew up idolizing Spider-Man, Batman and other stars of Marvel and DC Comics. But when he created his own superheroes, the companies he once loved became his archenemies.
Felix’ battle with the comic conglomerates began after he registered his online comic series “A World Without Superheroes” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Marvel and DC opposed the move on the grounds that the companies own the trademark on the word “superhero.”
Friday, March 1st, 2013
Three African-born men and a daughter of African immigrants are vying to represent the Bronx on the City Council, as the borough’s burgeoning West African community tries to gain a political foothold.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Despite years of reforms, in some Bronx courtrooms, it is still just as helpful to know the judge as the law. Sometimes, it’s even more so.