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Matters of Faith: Overcoming Evil

OVERCOMING EVIL By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Romans 12:17-21 (NKJV) “17 Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. 18 If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live […]

by · June 26, 2016 · Matters of Faith
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Profile America: Setting The Bar

On this date 42 years ago was the first purchase of an item to be scanned into a cash register by using the Universal Product Code aka the bar code.

by · June 26, 2016 · Profile America, Technology
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Profile America: Living Color

Saturday, June 25th was the anniversary of the first color television broadcast in 1951.

Quote of the Day: June 25, 2016

Quote of the Day: June 25, 2016

I never could have done what I have done,without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one object at a time. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)  

by · June 25, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 25, 2016

Word of the Day: June 25, 2016

tortuosity Definition: (noun) The quality or condition of being tortuous;twistedness or crookedness. Synonyms: crookedness, torsion, contortion Usage: The old tree was enormous, and they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs.  

by · June 25, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? June 25, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? June 25, 2016

Sidney Lumet (1924) Lumet died April 11, 2009. Lumet was an American film and television director with over 50 films to his name, three of which received Academy Award nominations for Best Director. He began acting as a child, appearing in Yiddish productions and on […]

by · June 25, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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One Positive for the Yankees: His Name is Chapman

Once again the New York Yankees reached the .500 mark Friday night in the Bronx.

by · June 25, 2016 · Sports
This Week in Parks – Free Learn to Swim Classes, Only in Queens Summer Festival, Family Camping, Discovery Day at Freshkills

This Week in Parks – Free Learn to Swim Classes, Only in Queens Summer Festival, Family Camping, Discovery Day at Freshkills

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks This Week in Parks: Jun 24, 2016 – Jun 29, 2016 Citywide Highlights Summer Learn to Swim Classes Registration is open! Enter the lottery to take our free swimming classes, available for adults and kids. […]

by · June 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Bronx DA: Convicted Killer Found Guilty in Beating & Slashing of Fellow Inmate in Rikers Island

Bronx DA: Convicted Killer Found Guilty in Beating & Slashing of Fellow Inmate in Rikers Island

Defendant Faces 15 Years on Top of Current 50 Years-to-Life Prison Term           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Rikers Island inmate has been convicted of setting a fire in his cell and assaulting a fellow […]

by · June 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Quote of the Day: June 24, 2016

Quote of the Day: June 24, 2016

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · June 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 24, 2016

Word of the Day: June 24, 2016

gamboge Definition: (noun) A strong yellow color. Synonyms: lemon yellow, maize, lemon Usage: His blood may be gamboge yellow with green spots, for all anybody knows.

by · June 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? June 24, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? June 24, 2016

Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795) Weber was a German physiologist who is known for his work on touch and for the formulation of Weber’s law—which states that the increase in stimulus necessary to produce an increase in sensation is not fixed […]

by · June 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board
T M Baseball Summer Team Camp To Begin Monday; Registration Still Open

T M Baseball Summer Team Camp To Begin Monday; Registration Still Open

T M Baseball Summer Camp To Begin Monday; Registration Still Open Registration is still open for the T M Baseball Academy annual Summer camp and team experience that begins Monday June 27th and runs until August 19th at the Castle […]

by · June 24, 2016 · Sports, Youth and Children
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Hank’s Yanks at Ferry Point: Another successful day for the kids

Hank’s Yanks At Ferry Point Golf By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   There was New York Yankees co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner gazing at the scenic vista of the Whitestone Bridge and a golf course in the Bronx known as Trump Links at […]

by · June 24, 2016 · Sports
The Faces of Cuba – Photo Exhibit by Walter Pofeldt

The Faces of Cuba – Photo Exhibit by Walter Pofeldt

Bronx photographer Walter Pofeldt is showcasing images taken during a recent trip to Cuba. Join him on Opening Day July 2nd, from 1:30pm till 4:30pm. The exhibit runs from July 2nd through July 31st.

by · June 24, 2016 · Bulletin Board