Archive for November, 2016

Bronx Chamber’s November 30th B2B Networking Event, Tonight

Bronx Chamber’s November 30th B2B Networking Event, Tonight

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosts an Evening Business Networking Event on Wednesday, November 30th, from 6:00-8:00pm, at Residence Inn by Marriott at the Hutch Metro Center Atrium. Bring business cards. Shake hands. Share ideas. Meet your business peers. Walk away […]

Our Natuve Americans: Trying to protect THEIR homeland since 1492.

Profile America: Our Native Land

Profile America — Wednesday, November 30. As American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month concludes, it’s worth noting that much of the U.S. population lives in states and towns with names derived from those originally given them by America’s first […]

by · November 30, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro at t Communist Party Central Committee meeting. Credit: The Telegraph (UK)

Vernuccio’s View: Good Riddance to Fidel Castro

By Frank V. Vernuccio, Esq. Fidel Castro violated human rights in almost every way imaginable. He was a key sponsor of international terrorism. His secret police had informants on every block. He imprisoned an extraordinary number of people, some of […]

by · November 30, 2016 · Obituary, Vernuccio's View
Yoenis Cespedes

BREAKING: Cespedes Re-signs With the Mets

Cespedes and the Mets: Not a Matter of Dollars and Cents By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor New York:  End of the discussion and the New York Mets have shown their commitment again in re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year $110 million […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Sports
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Home run vs Strikeout — Who Wins?

By William Coppola Home run vs. Strikeout: Which does the fan prefer? Is it the thrill of the bomb clearing the fence? Or is the edge-of-your-seat thrill of the big swing slicing through the air and…hitting nothing but air? Last […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Sports
Word of the Day: November 29, 2016

Word of the Day: November 29, 2016

Zoophagous Definition: (adjective) Feeding on animal matter, carnivorous. Synonyms: meat-eating Usage: Zoophagous insects include predators and parasites.

by · November 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Independent Democratic Conference Announce $250,000 in funding for the Vera Institute of Justice’s New York Immigrant Family Unity Project

Independent Democratic Conference Announce $250,000 in funding for the Vera Institute of Justice’s New York Immigrant Family Unity Project

INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE AND NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK STAND WITH IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES TO PROTECT CIVIL RIGHTS AND COMBAT HATE CRIMES Independent Democratic Conference Announce $250,000 in funding for the Vera Institute of Justice’s New York Immigrant Family Unity Project New York […]

Crotona Coalition Community Meeting, 12/3

Crotona Coalition Community Meeting, 12/3

Mary Mitchell Community Center host Crotona Coalition Community Meeting on December 3, 2016. The Crotona Coalition visioning meeting for the redevelopment of the Austin Jacobo Baseball Field and Center starts at 12:30 PM at 2007 Mapes Avenue at 178th Street […]

Profile America: Touch-Tone Phones

Profile America: Touch-Tone Phones

Profile America — Tuesday, November 29. We still use the word “dial” to refer to the act of calling someone on the phone. This is a legacy, as a great many of us have never used a rotary phone or […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? November 28, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? November 28, 2016

William Blake (1757) Blake was an English poet and artist. Trained as an engraver, he opened a print shop in 1784 and developed an innovative technique for engraving illustrations and text on the same plate and for producing colored engravings. […]

by · November 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 28, 2016

Word of the Day: November 28, 2016

Perspicuous Definition: (adjective) Clearly expressed or presented; easy to understand. Synonyms: Lucid, Luculent, Pellucid, Crystal clear, Limpid Usage: The lawyer presented a perspicuous closing argument, clarifying the forensic evidence for the confused jurors.

by · November 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 28, 2016

Quote of the Day: November 28, 2016

Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

by · November 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of November 28, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of November 28, 2016

by · November 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst

Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst

Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst by David Greene An elderly woman remains in critical condition after a 3-alarm fire ripped through the top floor of a 5-story building along Southern Boulevard, in the Foxhurst section of the borough. […]

by · November 28, 2016 · Breaking News, Local News, News
Southern Boulevard was shutdown Sunday night as firefighter's battled a 3-alarm blaze in Foxhurst.--Photo by Edwin Soto

SENIOR CRITICAL AFTER 3-ALARM FIRE IN FOXHURST

Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst by David Greene An elderly woman remains in critical condition after a 3-alarm fire ripped through the top floor of a 5-story building along Southern Boulevard, in the Foxhurst section of the borough. […]

by · November 28, 2016 · News