Archive for September, 2016

$811K In Federal Funding For 8 Bronx Health Centers

$811K In Federal Funding For 8 Bronx Health Centers

Rep. José E. Serrano announced that eight healthcare centers in the Bronx were awarded a total of $811,493 in federal Health Center Cluster grants.

by · September 30, 2016 · Government, Health
“Big Papi” Leaves With Respect as the Rival

“Big Papi” Leaves With Respect as the Rival

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor There was David Ortiz Thursday night in the Bronx. One last time with those 53- career home runs against the New York Yankees as a rival with the Boston Red Sox. He has called it a […]

by · September 30, 2016 · Sports
Open House this Saturday and Sunday at 2861 Barkley Avenue

Open House this Saturday and Sunday at 2861 Barkley Avenue

THROGGS NECK 2861 Barkley Ave OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun 10/01-10/02 12-3 PM * Det 2 Fam, Newly Renov, 2 Br/ 2 Br, 50X100 Lot, New Kits, Bths, Hwd Flrs, New roof/Siding Fin Bsmt w/Sep Entr, Huge Bkyd, Pvt Drwy, New Siding/Wind, […]

by · September 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Housing

Jacobi to Host Health Insurance Workshop – November 16th

by · September 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health
Hydroelectric power generation. Courtesy: US Geological Survey.

Profile America: Hydroelectric Power

Friday, September 30 — On this date in 1882, the world’s first hydroelectric power plant began operating on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. Inspired by Thomas Edison, a man named H.F. Rogers built the facility, using a water wheel to […]

by · September 30, 2016 · Profile America
Financial Focus: Interest rates are going up. What should you do?

Financial Focus: Interest rates are going up. What should you do?

Interest Rates Are Going Up. What Do You Do? By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Will they or won’t they? Last week, interest-rate watchers and the investing public saw The Fed say, “No change.” Well, at least, for the next 30 days. […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to Celebrate Italian-American Heritage

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to Celebrate Italian-American Heritage

Mullaly Bikepark Volunteer Day – October 1st

Mullaly Bikepark Volunteer Day – October 1st

“Dreams & Reflections”, Photography Exhibit Closing Program – September 30th

“Dreams & Reflections”, Photography Exhibit Closing Program – September 30th

Dear East Bronx History Forum Members The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room is pleased to invite the public to a free arts and entertainment closing program Friday September 30th 7:30 pm, Photograph exhibit of “Dreams & Reflections” a recent […]

by · September 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board, History
Profile America: Sanka — “Sans Caffeine” Coffee

Profile America: Sanka — “Sans Caffeine” Coffee

Thursday, September 29 — International Coffee Day is just two days away, but for all of coffee’s historic popularity, some otherwise appreciative consumers respond poorly to its caffeine jolt. The solution dates to early in the 20th Century, when Ludwig Roselius, […]

by · September 29, 2016 · Uncategorized
Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

Jose Fernandez: A Heart Even Bigger Than the Diamond

A Heart Even Bigger Than The Diamond By Christopher Saunders   Early Sunday morning on September 25th,  Fernandez and two friends passed away in a boating accident near Miami Beach. When Jose Fernandez, age 24, pitched anything was possible. He was […]

by · September 29, 2016 · Sports
For Another Night the Yankees Stick Around

For Another Night the Yankees Stick Around

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor For another game the New York Yankees remain in the hunt for a wildcard spot in the American League. Tuesday night in the Bronx, and with the inevitable of elimination at their hands, the Yankees lived […]

by · September 28, 2016 · Sports
A Dedication to Officer Daniel Busch at the Bronx Zoo

A Dedication to Officer Daniel Busch at the Bronx Zoo

Retired members of the NYPD joined family members of longtime patrolman Daniel Busch, for a bench dedication on Saturday, September 17. A longtime resident of the Amalgamated Houses, the plaque was placed on a park bench near the carousel at […]

by · September 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Protest Planned Against Jerome Avenue Rezoning Plan – September 29th

Protest Planned Against Jerome Avenue Rezoning Plan – September 29th

A THOUSAND NEW YORKERS PLAN PROTEST TO SAY NO TO CITY’S JEROME AVENUE REZONING PLAN UNLESS CITY COMMITS TO COMMUNITY’S DEMANDS ADVOCATES BELIEVE CITY HEARING MARKS OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY CONCERNS AND PUSH FOR LABOR STANDARDS, DEEPER AFFORDABILITY AND ANTI-DISPLACEMENT […]

Word of the Day: September 28, 2016

Word of the Day: September 28, 2016

Plainsong Definition: (noun) the ancient traditional unisonal of the Christian Church, having its form set and its use prescribed by ecclesiastical tradition. Synonyms: Gregorian chant, plainchant Usage: He appears familiar with the plainsong, and has based a symphony and portions […]

by · September 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board