Hermann von Helmholtz (1821) Helmholtz was one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century. He made fundamental contributions to physiology, optics, electrodynamics, mathematics, acoustics, and meteorology, but he is best known for formulating the mathematical law of conservation of […]
Archive for August, 2016
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
compunction Definition: (noun) A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt. Synonyms: remorse, self-reproach Usage: This child had taken and lost her treasured amethyst brooch and now sat there calmly without the least apparent compunction or repentance.
Senator Klein Helps Deliver Bundle of Refrigerators to Sack Wern Houses State Senator Jeff Klein, New York City Housing Authority Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, and Councilwoman Annabel Palma joined tenants of the Sack Wern Houses to […]
Regional Aid for Interim Needs will be hosting the 52nd anniversary of its Founder’s Ball dinner at Marina del Rey restaurant on Thursday, October 27. The gathering will honor select New York City officials for their public service including Commissioner […]
Correction Officer Indicted for Rape of Rikers Island Inmate Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced the indictment of a city correction officer last week on a first-degree rape charge, among others, for engaging in sex acts with a Rikers […]
Con Edison Announces Gas Main Project in Morris Park Con Edison has announced that it will commence work upgrading the gas service in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. The locations receiving service are Pierce Avenue between Bogart and […]
No Garbage, Recycling, or Street Cleaning on Labor Day The New York City Department of Sanitation announced yesterday that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, nor street cleaning on Monday, September 5. […]
On this date in 1955, William G. Cobb of the General Motors Corporation demonstrated the world’s first solar-powered car.
The Obama doctrine can be described as a unilateral drawdown of U.S. military capabilities around the world.
Looking for something fun and cultural to do this Labor Day Monday (September 5)? Then come march with the New York City Council in the 49th Annual West Indian-American Day Parade! This annual celebration of Caribbean culture and pride is one […]
The Joint Community Advisory Boards of Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital will host a solemn procession at the Memorial Garden on the Jacobi Medical Center campus to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. Those […]
Calling on the Administration for Children’s Services to Investigate the Anthony Weiner/Huma Abedin Household WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx County You should know that the Monday, August 29, 2016 cover of the New […]
State Senator Jeff Klein hosted a children’s festival as part of his Summertime Symphonies Series at Soundview Park this past Saturday. Local families gathered to enjoy the celebration, beginning with lunch and a variety of arts and crafts activities. The […]