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)
Archive for March, 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.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society. Mark Twain (1835-1910)
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.
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 […]
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 […]