Whose Birthday Is It? August 20, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 20, 2018

Raymond Poincaré (1860) A career statesman, Poincaré ascended to the highest echelons of French government, serving as prime minister on several occasions and as president from 1913 to 1920. In the lead-up to World War I, Poincaré, a conservative and […]

by · August 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 20, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 20, 2018

What a pity that in life we only get our lessons when they are of no use to us. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)  

by · August 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 20, 2018

Word of the Day: August 20, 2018

intersect Definition: (verb) Meet at a point. Synonyms: cross Usage: These two fences intersect at the creek.  

by · August 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
TICKETS FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL NEW YORK PIZZA FESTIVAL ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE

TICKETS FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL NEW YORK PIZZA FESTIVAL ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE

TICKETS FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL NEW YORK PIZZA FESTIVAL ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE Tickets are now on sale for the first annual New York Pizza Festival, a two-day event with over 25 pizzaioli participating, in the historic Little Italy of […]

by · August 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: Keep your Focus!

Matters of Faith: Keep your Focus!

‭‭Matthew 14:28-30 (NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬) “And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on […]

by · August 19, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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Pitchers & Catchers: The Game Within The Game

By William Coppola One of the more unique facets of the game of baseball is the special relationship between pitcher and catcher. It is a game within the game. The defensive players on the field are anticipating where the ball […]

by · August 19, 2018 · Sports
Uber Drivers Celebrate Passage of Historic Legislation

Uber Drivers Celebrate Passage of Historic Legislation

Uber and Lyft Drivers Celebrate Passage of Historic Legislation Two Year Campaign By Drivers Leads NYC to Close Minimum Wage Loophole for More than 65,000 Uber/Lyft Drivers New York, NY — After a two year campaign by the Independent Drivers […]

by · August 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Rikers Island Inmate Indicted For Slashing Of NYC Department Of Correction Officer

Bronx DA: Rikers Island Inmate Indicted For Slashing Of NYC Department Of Correction Officer

IDG Remarks As NYC Mayor Signs Historic Uber/Lyft Bills Into Law

IDG Remarks As NYC Mayor Signs Historic Uber/Lyft Bills Into Law

On August 14th, the Independent Drivers Guild joined Mayor de Blasio and made brief remarks before he signed historic Uber / Lyft bills into law, including the nation’s first living wage protection for Uber and Lyft drivers. The IDG waged […]

by · August 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
First Ferry to the Bronx Opened this Month

First Ferry to the Bronx Opened this Month

The new ferry line is a direct link from the Soundview section of the Bronx to Midtown and Downtown.  It is the first ferry line that’s opened in the Bronx as part of the mayor’s ferry expansion initiative. For ferry […]

by · August 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Annual Harvest Festival with Food, Music, Prizes, and Activities for Kids

Annual Harvest Festival with Food, Music, Prizes, and Activities for Kids

Bronx Green-Up The New York Botanical Garden NYC Parks GreenThumb & International Rescue Committee Invite You to the Annual Harvest Festival Festival Anual de la Cosecha Saturday, September 8, 2018 1–4 p.m. New Roots Community Farm Corner of East 153rd […]

by · August 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses

Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses

Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses by David Greene A handful of Parkland, Florida student-survivors spent a day meeting with local elected officials and joined Bronx anti-violence demonstrators as they marched through the NYCHA’s Forest […]

by · August 18, 2018 · News
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STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Updated Hurricane Maria Death Toll in Puerto Rico

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Updated Hurricane Maria Death Toll in Puerto Rico “It has been crystal clear since just days after Hurricane Maria that we were not getting the complete story when it came to the death toll […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Yankees Show Queen Aretha Respect.

Yankees Show Queen Aretha Respect.

By Ray Negron Ever since George Steinbrenner purchased the Yankees in 1973 he has always given respect to the great artist from the world of entertainment. From  the eyes of the Boss it has always been the Yankee way. Yesterday […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Sports
Bronx Jewish Center Announces Holiday Schedule

Bronx Jewish Center Announces Holiday Schedule

Please join the Bronx Jewish Center High Holiday Services to be held on Rosh Hashana 9, 10, 11. Bring in the Jewish New Year with The Bronx Jewish Center. Join us for a warm, inspiring and meaningful service led by […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board