Archive for May, 2016

NATO Expands as Russian Threat Grows

NATO Expands as Russian Threat Grows

Montenegro is set to become NATO’s 29th member. The alliance’s mission has been seen, once again, as vital to the security of Europe in the wake of Russia’s vast military buildup, and its aggressive foreign policy which has included the […]

by · May 31, 2016 · World News
Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1] On Saturday, Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo joined his upcoming opponent Chris Diaz at a South Bronx street fair.   Both fighters appeared together to promote their upcoming June 11 fight on […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports
June 11 Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video]  

June 11 Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video] 

Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video]  Boxer Felix Verdejo joined his opponent Chris Diaz to promote their upcoming June 11 fight taking place on the eve of National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. [en Espanol]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports, Video
Quote of the Day: May 31, 2016

Quote of the Day: May 31, 2016

A poet can survive everything but a misprint. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · May 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 31, 2016

Word of the Day: May 31, 2016

rivulet Definition: (noun) A small brook or stream. Synonyms: rill, runnel, streamlet, run Usage: A tiny rivulet of cold water trickled outward from the opening.

by · May 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 31, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? May 31, 2016

Henry Sidgwick (1838) Sidgwick was a British philosopher whose Methods of Ethics is considered by some to be the most significant 19th-century ethical work in English. Drawing on the utilitarianism of John Stuart Mill and the categorical imperative of Immanuel […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Sing for Hope Pianos featuring Laura Alvarez

Sing for Hope Pianos featuring Laura Alvarez

Last year, my friend Laura was able to showcase her first Sing for Hope piano in Owen Dolan Park. This year she is back in Owen Dolan park again with another awesome piano. Make sure you check it out. There will also be […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
South Bronx Photo Contest Entry Deadline Tonight

South Bronx Photo Contest Entry Deadline Tonight

Today is the last day for submissions to NYC Department of Design and Construction photo contest! Submit your best stories and photos depicting the vibrant South Bronx. Entry is free and available online at SlideRoom. Photos will be displayed on […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Uncategorized
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Profile America: Historic Deluge

One of the worst calamities to hit the U.S. happened on this date in 1889 — the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood.

by · May 31, 2016 · History, Profile America
This Memorial Day

This Memorial Day

Mayor de Blasio delivered remarks at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony.

by · May 30, 2016 · Holidays, Military, News
Memorial Day Salute To Our Service Men and Women

Memorial Day Salute To Our Service Men and Women

In 1873, New York was the first state to designate Memorial Day as a legal holiday.

by · May 30, 2016 · Holidays, Military
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of May 30, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of May 30, 2016

Cases of Interest for the Week of May 30, 2016   Monday, May 30, 2016 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details HOLIDAY MEMORIAL DAY All court parts except Arraignments will be closed.   Tuesday, May 31, 2016 […]

by · May 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Quote of the Day: May 30, 2016

Quote of the Day: May 30, 2016

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you’ve conquered human nature. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)  

by · May 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 30, 2016

Word of the Day: May 30, 2016

billfold Definition: (noun) A pocket-size case for holding papers andpaper money. Synonyms: wallet, notecase, pocketbook Usage: The thief was at the bar, eyeing the patrons’ billfoldsand gauging their levels of intoxication.

by · May 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 30, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? May 30, 2016

René Barrientos (1919) Barrientos was elected vice president of Bolivia in 1964, but he soon broke with the president and joined other army officers in a coup. He was installed as head of a military junta and became the sole president after winning the 1966 […]

by · May 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board