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Profile America: The First Car Accident

The first recorded automobile accident involving two vehicles occurred on this date in 1896 in New York City.

by · May 28, 2016 · Profile America
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May Is Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month continues to be a time to celebrate those 65 and older through ceremonies, events and public recognition.

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NPRDP 2016 CELEBRATES 152nd STREET CULTURAL FESTIVAL IN THE BRONX

Celebrate Puerto Rican Culture with this exciting outdoor, all-day festival featuring live music entertainment, ethnic food, arts & crafts, and family-fun activities.

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Klein, Gjonaj Rally Against Gun Violence

Sen. Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, the Pelham Parkway Residents Council, and Stand Up to Violence rallied against gun violence at the Pelham Parkway Houses after 17-year-old Ackeem Davis was killed on Astor Avenue.

by · May 28, 2016 · Community Affairs, Crime, Guns, News
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There was no DH issue with A-Rod and Beltran: Not this Friday Night

By Rich Mancuso St. Petersburg, Fla. –  It would have been the strong pitching of Masahiro Tanaka Friday night for the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field that was a cause for optimism. The righthander threw seven shutout innings on […]

by · May 28, 2016 · Sports
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Police Arrest Suspect In Killing of Carey Gabey

Today’s arrest is a major step forward in the pursuit of justice for Carey’s family and loved ones. I

by · May 27, 2016 · Breaking News, Crime, News
City Doesn’t Want Bronxites Drinking Too Much

City Doesn’t Want Bronxites Drinking Too Much

One in six New Yorkers drinks alcohol to excess.

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Poll: Voters Like Obama’s New Overtime Rule – Morning Consult

Voters think President Obama’s new overtime rule is a great idea, and almost four out of 10 say the new threshold should be even higher.

by · May 27, 2016 · Government, Jobs, Labor, News
Westchester Square BID Brings Bollywood in The Bronx

Westchester Square BID Brings Bollywood in The Bronx

BID BRINGS BOLLYWOOD IN THE BRONX “The Bronx is diverse and this event gives us the opportunity to showcase the many businesses in the area along with the talents of various artists, groups and organizations,” said Lisa Sorin, Executive Director […]

by · May 27, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: May 27, 2016

Quote of the Day: May 27, 2016

The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman. Willa Cather (1873-1947)

by · May 27, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 27, 2016

Word of the Day: May 27, 2016

epicure Definition: (noun) A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink). Synonyms: gastronome, bon vivant, foodie, gourmet Usage: He fancied himself an epicure and dined out at the finest restaurants every night.

by · May 27, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 27, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? May 27, 2016

James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok (1837) Hickok was an American frontier marshal, legendary marksman, and gambler. In 1861, while working as a stagecoach driver, he shot and killed outlaw Dave McCanles, earning a reputation as a gunfighter. After serving as […]

by · May 27, 2016 · Bulletin Board
This Week in Parks – NYC’s Beaches Reopen This Weekend, and more

This Week in Parks – NYC’s Beaches Reopen This Weekend, and more

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks This Week in Parks: May 27, 2016 – Jun 1, 2016 Citywide Highlights NYC Beaches Reopen This Weekend Get a start on the summer! All of our beaches open for swimming on Saturday, May 28. […]

by · May 27, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Parks
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Klein, Gjonaj Rally Against Gun Violence

Today, State Sen. Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and others rally against gun violence in response to a recent shooting at Throggs Neck Houses.

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NHL: Penguins Defeat Lightning To Advance to Stanley Cup Finals

Penguins beat the Bolts, 2-1, to advance to Stanley Cup Finals.

by · May 27, 2016 · Sports