Archive for December, 2016

Matters of Faith: It’s a Matter of Faith

Matters of Faith: It’s a Matter of Faith

Hebrews 11:1 NKJV “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Habari gani? This is the traditional Swahili greeting of Kwanzaa. It means, “What’s the news?” The correct response is with the Swahili […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A Capsule of NY Sports Good and Bad in 2016

A Capsule of NY Sports Good and Bad in 2016

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Good luck, prosperity and all the best to you as we ring out the old and bring in a new year. And it is no different in the world of fun and games that this columnist […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Sports
Mets Rosario Making Case as Best Shortstop in New York 

Mets Rosario Making Case as Best Shortstop in New York 

Though so young, Rosario is extremely mature, demonstrating leadership qualities during plays and mound visits.

by · December 31, 2016 · Sports
Tech Focus: The Rise (and Maybe Fall) of YouTube 

Tech Focus: The Rise (and Maybe Fall) of YouTube 

Rumors of YouTube’s downfall have been taken seriously by its content creators and users.

by · December 31, 2016 · Tech Focus
MANHATTAN MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF FELLOW INMATE IN RIKERS ISLAND

MANHATTAN MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF FELLOW INMATE IN RIKERS ISLAND

Three Kings Day by Senator Klein and Assemblyman Sepulveda

Three Kings Day by Senator Klein and Assemblyman Sepulveda

by · December 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
Profile America: New Year’s Eve

Profile America: New Year’s Eve

Saturday, December 31 — On this New Year’s Eve, some 322 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds are ready to greet the year 2017. A hundred years ago, the U.S. population was just about 102 million. Fifty years ago, it […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Profile America
Photo of the Day – December 30, 2016

Photo of the Day – December 30, 2016

New York City Skyline from Co-op City by Koi Germany Jr.

by · December 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, nor Street Cleaning in Observance of New Year’s Day Holiday, Monday, January 2

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, nor Street Cleaning in Observance of New Year’s Day Holiday, Monday, January 2

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, nor Street Cleaning in Observance of New Year’s Day Holiday, Monday, January 2 The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday, there would be no garbage, […]

by · December 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Star Trek and Other Milestones

Profile America: Star Trek and Other Milestones

Friday, December 30 — As a year draws to a close, it is common to reflect on the passage of time. How history will judge 2016  is not yet known, but this year’s anniversaries are woven into the fabric of today. […]

by · December 30, 2016 · Profile America
Photo credit: Gary Quintal

Northwestern Makes a Statement: New Era Pinstripe Bowl Champion

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Pittsburgh came up short  in their ninth straight Bowl appearance as Northwestern won their second consecutive bowl game, 31-24.  The New Era Pinstripe Bowl once again had a feel of championship contest from the opening kickoff to […]

by · December 29, 2016 · Sports
Former Mets and Yankees star, Dwight "doc" Gooden talked about pitching at the TM Baseball Academy in the Bronx. 
Photo credit: Gary Quintal

Doc Gooden Visits TM Baseball Academy

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor For the second time in a week, Dwight “Doc” Gooden, the Cy Young Award winning pitcher who threw heat on the mound for the New York Mets and Yankees visited the Bronx. Last week, Gooden helped […]

by · December 29, 2016 · Sports
Profile America: Straight Razor Edge

Profile America: Straight Razor Edge

Thursday, December 29 –. During the course of recorded history going back to ancient Egypt, men have felt cultural pressures to shave their facial hair. Styles regarding beards and moustaches come and go, but in recent times, most men in […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? December 28, 2016

John von Neumann (1903) Neumann was a Hungarian-born American mathematician. He emigrated to the US in 1930 to teach at Princeton University and was among the original faculty of its Institute for Advanced Study. He solved one of David Hilbert’s […]

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

Word of the Day: December 28, 2016

Demeanor Definition: (noun) The way a person behaves towards other people. Synonyms: Deportment, Conduct, Behavior Usage: She had a charming demeanor that endeared her to her many friends.

by · December 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board