Archive for January, 2016

Can the Real Bronx Bombers Please Stand Up?

Can the Real Bronx Bombers Please Stand Up?

Can the Real Bronx Bombers Please Stand Up? By Chris Saunders The 2015 Season for the New York Yankees was anything but pleasant, when on July 31st Yankees lead the A. L. East Division by six games over the then […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Sports
Entergy Names 30-Year Industry Veteran and Global Business Leader Chief Nuclear Officer

Entergy Names 30-Year Industry Veteran and Global Business Leader Chief Nuclear Officer

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Entergy Corporation recently announced that A. Christopher “Chris” Bakken III has been named executive vice president and chief nuclear officer for Entergy Corporation, effective April 6. Bakken replaces Jeff Forbes, who announced his retirement last year.   In […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Energy
Programs at the City Island Library

Programs at the City Island Library

PROGRAMS AT THE CITY ISLAND LIBRARY 718-885-1703 Our hours are: Mondays and Thursdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FEBRUARY 2016 CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS Puppet Play […]

Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: January 31, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: January 31, 2016

rhetorician Definition: (noun) A person who delivers a speech or oration. Synonyms: orator, speechifier, speechmaker Usage: They continued to correspond, she in the unweighed language of unwavering affection, he in the chilly phraseology of the polished rhetorician.

by · January 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: January 31, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: January 31, 2016

Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day January 31, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day January 31, 2016

Franz Schubert (1797) One of the most gifted musicians of the 19th century, Schubert was an Austrian composer who wrote his first of nine symphonies in 1813 at the age of 16. He wrote more than 600 songs, many to […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Matters of Faith: Patience. Is Yours’ Wearing Thin?

IS YOURS’ WEARING THIN?   by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Ecclesiastes 7:8-9 (NIV) 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. 9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Matters of Faith
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting 2/9/16

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting 2/9/16

by · January 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
JCOPE WORK YIELDS MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

JCOPE WORK YIELDS MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

New York needs a truly independent ethics watchdog that is empowered and effective.

by · January 31, 2016 · Op Ed
Profile America: Tale of the Tape

Profile America: Tale of the Tape

Richard Drew, 3M Company, was working on another problem when he invented one of the world’s most practical items, masking tape and later, Scotch tape.

by · January 31, 2016 · History, Profile America
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Profile America: The First Librarian of Congress

John James Beckley was appointed the first Librarian of Congress this week in 1802.

by · January 30, 2016 · Profile America
Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day January 30, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day January 30, 2016

Vanessa Redgrave (1937) Redgrave is a British actress noted for herversatility and elegant presence. The daughterof actor Michael Redgrave, she made herLondon stage debut in 1958 and won praise asRosalind in As You Like It. She went on tobecome a […]

by · January 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: January 30, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: January 30, 2016

Rising genius always shoots out its rays fromamong the clouds, but these will gradually rollaway and disappear as it ascends to itssteady luster. Washington Irving (1783-1859)

by · January 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: January 30, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: January 30, 2016

cozen Definition: (verb) To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud. Synonyms: deceive, delude, lead on Usage: He has wronged me and deceived me enough, he shall not cozen me further!

by · January 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
2016 Responsible Father Training Series

2016 Responsible Father Training Series

by · January 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board