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Mayor Adams’ Irish Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green. Honoring Irish Heritage

Mar 15, 2024 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  New York City Mayor Adams recently presided over a historic Irish Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green, marking a significant moment in Irish American history. Arthur Piccolo, Chairman of the Bowling Green Association, emphasized the sacredness of the location, recalling the pivotal events of March 17th, 1762. Piccolo highlighted the courageous act of Irish soldiers and colonists who, in defiance of British rule, staged the first-ever St. Patrick’s Day parade in history, symbolizing resistance and unity. The ceremony honored these unsung heroes whose actions laid the foundation for both American and Irish independence. The flag raised during the ceremony [Read More]

A Milestone for New York City’s Essential Workforce

Mar 15, 2024 News , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

In a resounding victory for New York City’s essential workforce, Mayor Eric Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams joined forces to announce a groundbreaking initiative: a significant boost in pay for 80,000 human services workers. The press conference, marked by jubilation and a palpable sense of achievement, heralded a new era of recognition and support for those who tirelessly serve the city’s most vulnerable populations. At the heart of this historic announcement was a recognition of the indispensable role played by nonprofit workers. Mayor Adams, accompanied by First Deputy Mayor Sheena Wright, emphasized the critical contribution of these workers [Read More]

Juanita Holmes New Commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation

Mar 10, 2023 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

City Hall, New York, March 10, 2023 Deputy Mayor Philip Banks III, Public Safety: First, I’d like to recognize a few individuals. The first individual is Ana Bermúdez. She was assigned or appointed to the Department of Probation as a commissioner in 2014, and she was retained by Mayor Eric Adams in this administration. Under her leadership, the agency continued to progress and meet the needs and challenges of its clients. When she retired, she left some big shoes to fill. Fortunately, there are people in this administration who have big shoes. The void was filled temporarily by Michael Forte, [Read More]

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