Word of the Day: August 23, 2017

Word of the Day: August 23, 2017

Suppliant Definition: (noun) One praying humbly for something. Synonyms: Petitioner, Requester, Supplicant Usage: “Oh, God!” prayed the kneeling suppliant, “protect my husband, guard my son, and take my wretched life instead!”

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

Whose Birthday Is It? August 23, 2017

Ernst Krenek (1900) Krenek was an Austrian-American composer born in Vienna to Czech parents. He studied in Berlin and Vienna and began composing in the 1920s. His 1926 jazz opera, Johnny Strikes Up, was extremely successful and has been translated […]

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

Quote of the Day: August 23, 2017

Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. Charlotte Bronte (1819-1855)

by · August 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix

Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix

Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix Political discussion group, Ringside Politix, will interview Michael Beltzer, political candidate in the 18th council district, as part of its weekly podcast series, on Thursday, August 24th. Beltzer previously served as a former […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Local News
APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow Fresh Hass Avocado Fruit from Colombia into the Continental United States

APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow Fresh Hass Avocado Fruit from Colombia into the Continental United States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is publishing a final rule to allow the importation of fresh Hass avocado fruit from Colombia into the continental United States using a systems approach designed to […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Environment
NYC Council District 8 Debate, 8/24

NYC Council District 8 Debate, 8/24

Residents of El Barrio, East Harlem, South Bronx, Randall’s Island or Mott Haven are invited to Thursday’s debate between the democratic candidates running for New York City Council in District 8. Be part of the live audience at Manhattan Neighborhood […]

2,000 NYC Kids Competed in Track & Field Events… Javelin, Shot Put, Long Jump, Runs, Relays, Hurdles and more!

2,000 NYC Kids Competed in Track & Field Events… Javelin, Shot Put, Long Jump, Runs, Relays, Hurdles and more!

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION HOSTS 2017 TRACK & FIELD CITYWIDE CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ICAHN STADIUM 2,000 NYC Kids Competed in Track & Field Events… Javelin, Shot Put, Long Jump, Runs, Relays, Hurdles and more! New York, NY — On Wednesday, August 9, City Parks […]

Bronx Summer Concert Series: Los Hermanos Moreno Cynthia – August 27

Bronx Summer Concert Series: Los Hermanos Moreno Cynthia – August 27

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACTION FUND PAC ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACTION FUND PAC ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACTION FUND PAC ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT Miller: Farias is a true champion of reproductive rights (Bronx, NY) Today, The National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund PAC announced their support […]

FORMER BRONX SCHOOL AIDE INDICTED FOR REPEATED ACTS OF RAPE OF 12-YEAR-OLD AUTISTIC BOY FOR OVER A YEAR

FORMER BRONX SCHOOL AIDE INDICTED FOR REPEATED ACTS OF RAPE OF 12-YEAR-OLD AUTISTIC BOY FOR OVER A YEAR

The bust and name plate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was gone by Sunday afternoon.--Photo by David Greene

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest by David Greene Workers at Bronx Community College in University Heights have quickly removed the busts of two Confederate Generals of the Civil War, after Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Local News, News
Castle Hill LL Sponsor Appreciation Dinner, August 25

Castle Hill LL Sponsor Appreciation Dinner, August 25

Castle Hill Little League 1st annual sponsor “Dinner Under the Stars” event this Friday,  August 25, 6-9pm. Castle Hill Little League  Field, 1166 Zerega Avenue,  Bronx 10462. RSVP Christina, 917-564-7505

Word of the Day: August 22, 2017

Word of the Day: August 22, 2017

Interpenetrate Definition: (verb) Spread or diffuse through. Synonyms: Imbue, Permeate, Pervade, Diffuse, Riddle, Penetrate Usage: Crossing his arms on his chest, as if to control this new sensation of delight, he drank in delicious draughts of that mysterious air which […]

by · August 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 22, 2017

Quote of the Day: August 22, 2017

There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke. Herman Melville (1819-1891)

by · August 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
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Matz Latest Setback For Mets

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Steven Matz is hurt again and that won’t impact the Mets chances as they are finishing out the string. But this latest injury to the New York Mets lefthander is just another blow to a […]

by · August 22, 2017 · Sports