Archive for June, 2016

CM Gibson Holds Press Conference Celebrating Baselining of Additional $21.9 Million for City’s Prosecutors

CM Gibson Holds Press Conference Celebrating Baselining of Additional $21.9 Million for City’s Prosecutors

CM GIBSON HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE CELEBRATING BASELINING OF ADDITIONAL $21.9 MILLION FOR CITY’S PROSECUTORS Bronx, NY – Chair of the Committee on Public Safety Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson joined Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, Richmond County District Attorney Mike McMahon, […]

by · June 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Announcing donateNYC, DSNY’s Program to Increase Reuse of Second-Hand Goods

Announcing donateNYC, DSNY’s Program to Increase Reuse of Second-Hand Goods

App and Website Will Make it Easier for New Yorkers to Give Goods, Find Goods and Do Good! The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced the launch of donateNYC, a program designed to make finding and giving second-hand […]

by · June 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Statement from BP Diaz re: Stubhub & NY Yankees Agreement

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Stubhub & New York Yankees Agreement   “Today’s announcement is a clear victory for the fans.   “I am glad to see that the New York Yankees have heeded the call put forth by […]

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

Quote of the Day: June 30, 2016

Hope is a leaf-joy, which may be beaten out to a great extension, like gold. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Word of the Day: June 30, 2016

Word of the Day: June 30, 2016

gourmand Definition: (noun) A lover of good food. Synonyms: trencherman, glutton Usage: Because he had a great appreciation for fine cuisine, the gourmand was asked to serve as a judge in the televised cooking contest.  

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

Whose Birthday Is It? June 30, 2016

Robert Ballard (1942) Ballard is an American oceanographer and marine geologist. While working at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Research Institution, he pioneered the use of deep-diving submersibles, took part in the first manned exploration of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and discovered […]

by · June 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Offers Free Document Shredding

Ridgewood Savings Bank Offers Free Document Shredding Throughout NY Area At Local Branches To Help Prevent Identity Theft   To help fight identity theft, Ridgewood Savings Bank will host nine document-shredding events at their local branches. It’s reported that 88% […]

by · June 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Rangers Could Afford the Loss: Yankees win maybe a game changer?

The Yankees were a smiling bunch again as they looked to thrive on this comeback win.

by · June 30, 2016 · Sports
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Profile America: Youth Is Served

In 1972, the 26th amendment to the Constitution became law effective July 1, lowering the age requirement for voting in national elections from 21 to 18 years old.

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Bronx DA: Gang Members Plead Guilty to Slaying of Bronx Teen

Victim’s Death in 2013 Became Rallying Cry Against Gun Violence   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that two Latin Kings members have pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the shooting of an innocent bystander.   District Attorney Clark […]

by · June 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
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Memorial Ride/Ceremony for Giovanni Nin

Transportation Alternatives Bronx Activist Committee is holding a memorial ride/ceremony for Giovanni Nin. There will be a ghost bike dedication and installation on the crash site. Giovanni’s family, activists and community organizations will be present to talk about the need […]

by · June 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 29, 2016

Quote of the Day: June 29, 2016

There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. W. Somerset Maugham […]

by · June 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 29, 2016

Word of the Day: June 29, 2016

dyspepsia Definition: (noun) Disturbed digestion. Synonyms: indigestion, upset stomach Usage: Certain foods trigger his dyspepsia, so he makes sure to avoid them at all costs.

by · June 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? June 29, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? June 29, 2016

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis (1893) Mahalanobis was an Indian scientist and applied statistician. He is best remembered for the Mahalanobis distance, a statistical measure he used in his pioneering studies in anthropometry—the study of human body measurement for use in anthropological classification and comparison. He founded the Indian […]

by · June 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
NYPD person of interest in Jessica White shooting. NYPD photo.

Help Catch A Killer In Shooting Of A Bronx Mother

JESSICA WHITE, BRONX MOTHER OF 3, DIES SHIELDING HER CHILDREN FROM BULLETS IN THE PARK In his Sunday, Matters of Faith column, Overcoming Evil, Rev. J. Loren Russell wrote about the death of Jessica White was overshadowed by the horrific […]

by · June 29, 2016 · Crime, News