Word of the Day: July 23, 2017

Word of the Day: July 23, 2017

Scathing Definition: (adjective) Bitterly denunciatory; harshly critical. Synonyms: Vituperative Usage: This scathing remark caused the Prince to hide his face for shame, and Steve to erect his head in the proud consciousness that this shot was not meant for him. 

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 23, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? July 23, 2017

Emil Jannings (1884) Jannings was an acclaimed silent film actor who, in 1929, won an Academy Award for best actor—becoming the first person presented with an Oscar. He earned the award for his performances in two films, one of which, […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 23, 2017

Quote of the Day: July 23, 2017

When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Turtle Cove are co-hosting  a "Meet Up" Networking Event and BBQ Party on July 27, 6-10PM at Turtle Cove Golf & Baseball, 1 City Island Avenue, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx 10464.

Bronx Chamber of Commerce, Turtle Cove Networking Event & BBQ Party, 7/27

USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama

USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama

USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama Washington, D.C., July 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach, Main Stage, Section 9. 1-3:00PM. Come out today to enjoy salsa, merengue, bachata, freestyle and R&B.

Chairman Crowley Announces Winner of 2017 Art Competition for New York’s 14th Congressional District

Chairman Crowley Announces Winner of 2017 Art Competition for New York’s 14th Congressional District

Chairman Crowley Announces Winner of 2017 Art Competition for New York’s 14th Congressional District (Queens, N.Y.) – Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), chairman of the Democratic Caucus, announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for New […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
OPINION: Shining A Light On Transit Priorities

OPINION: Shining A Light On Transit Priorities

TRANSIT PRIORITIES NEED TO BE PUT IN A NEW LIGHT by Assemblyman Brian Kolb The “Summer of Hell” New York City commuters are facing makes upstate New Yorkers feel lucky. The deterioration of the city’s mass transit system has resulted in […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Op Ed, Transportation
Goumba Johnny Headlines Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on July 26th

Goumba Johnny Headlines Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on July 26th

Goumba Johnny Headlines Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on July 26th Yonkers, NY — Popular Bronx-born comedian and former football player turned entrepreneur turned radio host and more, Goumba Johnny, will perform at Empire City Casino’s Comedy Night on […]

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline: The New York City Health Department announced that trace amounts of Legionella bacteria have been found in some of the cooling towers it recently tested in Lenox Hill. As […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
ul 19, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC defender Alexander Callens (6) heads the ball against Toronto FC forward Jordan Hamilton (22) during the second half at Yankee Stadium. Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Can’t Secure Win at Home

By Lenny Ortiz Toronto FC made their way into the Bronx Wednesday evening for a much anticipated Eastern semifinals rematch that saw the Reds embarrass NYCFC 7-0 on aggregate in the two game set. Both sides seemed eager to get […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Sports
Lower Manhattan Skyline; Manhattan

Where The Pols Are, July 23

Sunday, July 23 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in the New York City area. 11:00 AM – City Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at First Baptist Church of East Elmhurst Sunday Worship. 100-10 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst, Queens 11:30 AM Mayor […]

Parents’ Day

Parents’ Day

Sunday, July 23 — Today is Parents’ Day — an annual public observance similar to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but not an official holiday with gifts and greetings cards. And because it dates only from 1994, not as well […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Profile America
Matters of Faith: AN UNUSUAL PAIR

Matters of Faith: AN UNUSUAL PAIR

Ecclesiates 3:1-4 (KJV) To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Ground Breaking of Saw Mill Playground – July 24th

Ground Breaking of Saw Mill Playground – July 24th

by · July 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks