Archive for March, 2016

Quote of the Day: March 31, 2016

Quote of the Day: March 31, 2016

How easy it is for one benevolent being todiffuse pleasure around him; and how truly is akind heart a fountain of gladness, makingeverything in its vicinity to freshen into smiles! Washington Irving (1783-1859)

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Word of the Day: March 31, 2016

Word of the Day: March 31, 2016

watchword Definition: (noun) A slogan used to rally support for a cause. Synonyms: cry Usage: “Fight and fall, but fly not,” that was our watchword.

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Whose Birthday Is It? March 31, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? March 31, 2016

Joseph Haydn (1732) The principal shaper of the Classical style,Haydn was an Austrian composer who exerted major influence on his contemporaries,including Mozart, and future composers. The first great symphonist, he composed 106symphonies and virtually invented the string quartet. By his later years, he […]

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Successfully Applying for Affordable Housing

Successfully Applying for Affordable Housing

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ TO HOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING INFORMATION SESSION HUD Regional Administrator Holly Leicht to Moderate Panel of City Officials, Housing Developers, and Community Organizations   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr invites the public to an upcoming workshop designed […]

by · March 31, 2016 · Housing
President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Women Leaders To Stage Anti-Trump Rally On Thursday

“EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION” RALLY RESPONDING TO TRUMP’S ATTACKS ON WOMEN   Women’s Rights Advocates and Elected Officials to Call Out Trump, Following Extreme Anti-Choice Remarks   On Thursday, March 31, 2016, New York City Public Advocate Tish James, numerous […]

Profile America: Thomas Peterson-Mundy, Primary Voter

Profile America: Thomas Peterson-Mundy, Primary Voter

PRIMARY VOTER   Thursday, March 31 — The 15th Amendment to the Constitution declared the right to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition […]

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DC 37 Is With Hillary Clinton

DC 37 PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR HILLARY CLINTON Union endorsement puts an army of activists behind Clinton for NY Primary   With the New York State Democratic presidential primary election weeks away, District Council 37 vowed yesterday to mobilize its army […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Politics
Letter To The Editor: Support Vote Better NY Campaign

Letter To The Editor: Support Vote Better NY Campaign

Dear Editor, To be an engaged citizen is to exercise your right to vote.  It is important that every citizen is given the opportunity to cast their ballot without impediments.  I stand with the Vote Better NY campaign for election […]

Ogden Plimpton Playground- Public Input Meeting- Join Us 3/30/16

Ogden Plimpton Playground- Public Input Meeting- Join Us 3/30/16

by · March 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Parks
The homeless on the streets of New York City

WYSK: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Last Minute Power Grab

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Last Minute Power Grab   by State Senator Rubén Díaz   You should know that in the eleventh hour, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has slipped language into the Budget that would allow him to take over […]

by · March 30, 2016 · What You Should Know
BP Diaz Releases Bronx Veterans’ Resource Guide

BP Diaz Releases Bronx Veterans’ Resource Guide

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Veteran Advisory Council hosted a special meeting to educate & update community boards and elected officials on veterans’ resources in The Bronx and across the city.   In addition, Borough […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Quote of the Day: March 30, 2016

Quote of the Day: March 30, 2016

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society. Mark Twain (1835-1910)

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Word of the Day: March 30, 2016

Word of the Day: March 30, 2016

anonym Definition: (noun) A pseudonym. Synonyms: nom de guerre, pseudonym Usage: Aware that all kinds of people would be reading the bulletin board, he used an anonym when posting messages on it.

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Whose Birthday Is It? March 30, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? March 30, 2016

Francisco Goya (1746) Goya was a Spanish painter and printmaker whose work profoundly influenced 19th-century European art. He started out designing tapestries for the royal manufactory of Santa Bárbara and was appointed painter to Charles III in 1786. By 1799—under […]

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De Blasio Appoints Ex-Judge Luis Gonzalez To Judicial Advisory Panel

De Blasio Appoints Ex-Judge Luis Gonzalez To Judicial Advisory Panel

Mayor de Blasio today announced the appointment of Justice Luis A. Gonzalez to the Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. Justice Gonzalez was the first Latino individual to have been appointed a Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division of the New […]