Archive for April, 2016

Quote of the Day: April 30, 2016

Quote of the Day: April 30, 2016

It is curious how instinctively one protects theimage of oneself from idolatry or any otherhandling that could make it ridiculous, or toounlike the original to be believed in any longer. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

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Word of the Day: April 30, 2016

Word of the Day: April 30, 2016

baleen Definition: (noun) A horny material from the upper jaws of certainwhales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays incorsets. Synonyms: whalebone Usage: Baleen, formerly used in buggy whips, parasol ribs,and corsets, has largely been replaced by plastic […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? April 30, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? April 30, 2016

Eugen Bleuler (1857) Bleuler was a Swiss psychiatrist who in 1908introduced the term “schizophrenia.” Whilestudying schizophrenic patients, Bleulerconcluded that the disease was not one ofdementia, a condition involving organicdeterioration of the brain, but one consisting ofa state of mind in […]

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Thousands of Bronx Students Attend 10TH Anniversary of “YOUTH SPEAKS”

Thousands of Bronx Students Attend 10TH Anniversary of “YOUTH SPEAKS”

BRONX — More than a thousand students from various public and private elementary and middle schools in the Northeast Bronx recently attended The Bronx Youth Empowerment Program’s (YEP) 10th anniversary celebration of “YOUTH SPEAKS” at the Richard R. Green Middle School 113, 3710 […]

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Bronx DA: Indictment In 1990 Bronx Murder

Bronx DA: Indictment In 1990 Bronx Murder

INDICTMENT IN 1990 MURDER AFTER WITNESSES, WHO HAD MOVED AWAY, NO LONGER FEARED SPEAKING TO POLICE NYPD Detective Located Witnesses to Killing, One of 2,245 In City That Year             Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that […]

by · April 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
WYSK:

WYSK:

But as I see him being subject to what looks like selective prosecution, I must speak out.

Hunts Point Community Demands that NYC Economic Development Corp Accepts the Community Driven Plan to Redevelop Spofford

Hunts Point Community Demands that NYC Economic Development Corp Accepts the Community Driven Plan to Redevelop Spofford

by · April 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Woman Indicted for Mugging 103 Year Old Woman

Bronx DA: Woman Indicted for Mugging 103 Year Old Woman

BRONX WOMAN INDICTED FOR MUGGING 103-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN CO-OP CITY; TOOK HANDBAG CONTAINING $30                             Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx woman has been indicted for robbing and assaulting a 103-year-old, legally blind Co-op […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
This Week in Parks – Street Games, a Tribute to Prince, Cherry Blossoms, and More

This Week in Parks – Street Games, a Tribute to Prince, Cherry Blossoms, and More

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks This Week in Parks: Apr 29, 2016 – May 4, 2016 Citywide Highlights Street Games 2016 Bring your kids to check out old-school games at our annual Street Games festival this Saturday. A Tribute to […]

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Mosholu Parkway Garden Clean-up 4/30/16

Mosholu Parkway Garden Clean-up 4/30/16

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Quote of the Day: April 29, 2016

Quote of the Day: April 29, 2016

Falsehood is so easy, truth so difficult. George Eliot (1819-1880)

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Word of the Day: April 29, 2016

Word of the Day: April 29, 2016

revetment Definition: (noun) A facing, as of masonry, used to support an embankment. Synonyms: stone facing Usage: Like seawalls, revetments armor and protect the land behind them.

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Whose Birthday Is It? April 29, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? April 29, 2016

John Arbuthnot (1667) Greatly admired in his time, Arbuthnot was a Scottish scientist, mathematician, and satirist. The court physician to Queen Anne, he is best remembered for his five “John Bull” pamphlets, political satires on the Whig war policy that […]

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Profile America: Social Insurance

On this date in 1942, Rhode Island became the first state to set up a health or temporary disability insurance program for its working citizens unemployed because of sickness.

Russia’s Baltic Threat

Russia’s Baltic Threat

U.S., NATO Must Act to Deter Russia Threat to Baltics Rssia’s recent aggressive “buzzing” of an American naval ship in the Baltic Sea should not have come as a surprise.  Despite the reluctance of many to recognize the fact, Moscow […]

by · April 29, 2016 · World News