Archive for February, 2017

Setback for Mets Without David Wright? Reyes of Sunshine

Setback for Mets Without David Wright? Reyes of Sunshine

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor There is a distinct difference for the Mets this year with the season opener five weeks away with the void of David Wright and it has to do with depth. Manager Terry Collins has depth and […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? February 28, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 28, 2017

Linus Carl Pauling (1901) An American chemist, Pauling was the first person to win two unshared Nobel Prizes: one for chemistry in 1954 and one for peace in 1962. He was one of the first to study molecular structure using […]

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Quote of the Day: February 28, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 28, 2017

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

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Word of the Day: February 28, 2017

Word of the Day: February 28, 2017

Rampart Definition: (noun) A fortification consisting of an embankment, often with a parapet built on top. Synonyms: Bulwark, Wall Usage: They stormed the ramparts of the city with ladders and catapults.

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
A young man recently showed off his skills at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard. Photo by David Greene

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders by David Greene Police on Staten Island have confiscated four high-end racing bikes and have charged four teens with reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after the four were observed popping wheelies and darting […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Crime, News, Transportation, Youth and Children
A Brooklyn pervert was released after a little more than 2-moths in jail, the mother fears he may return to the St. Mar'y Park Houses in Longwood. Photo by David Greene

Mom Furious as Sicko is Freed After 10-Week Incarceration

Revolving Doors of Justice: Mom Furious as Sicko is Freed After 10-Week Incarceration by David Greene A Bronx mom is furious that the Bronx District Attorney’s office has released an alleged pedophile facing 1-year in jail, after a deal was reached […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
New York City Football Club/MLS

NYCFC: Reason For Optimism

By Luis Vazquez Patrick Vieira feels the possibilities. He stated as much with his statement that this NYCFC team is better, deeper and versatile than last year’s playoff squad. Coming off a comeback draw versus Emelec and holding their own […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Sports
Fifteen Bronx Educators Honored with NYC Excellence Awards

Fifteen Bronx Educators Honored with NYC Excellence Awards

FIFTEEN BRONX EDUCATORS HONORED WITH NYC EXCELLENCE AWARDS High-performing Success Academy Charter Schools network recognizes 15 educators from seven Bronx schools with city-wide awards New York — If you’re looking for Jose Rosario on one of his few breaks from […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Education News
350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution “Instead of negotiating with rogue oil corporations, DiNapoli should be protecting New Yorkers.” New York, NY — Today, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli renewed the New York State Common Retirement […]

Bronx Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend a Free Small Business Financial Workshop: March 2nd

Bronx Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend a Free Small Business Financial Workshop: March 2nd

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

STATEMENT-Engel on Administration Withdrawing Guidelines for Transgender Students

Engel Statement on the Administration Withdrawing Guidelines for Transgender Students Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and member of the House LGBT Caucus, issued the following statement on the Administration’s move […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board, LGBT Issues
Profile America: Model Railroad

Profile America: Model Railroad

Tuesday, February 28 — Although February is the calendar’s shortest month, it looms large in America’s history of railroad development. In 1815, the first state charter for a railroad was issued by New Jersey for a never-completed line between Trenton and […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? February 27, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 27, 2017

Hugo LaFayette Black (1886) Black was a US Supreme Court Justice for 34 years. A prominent supporter of the New Deal, he was also in the majority that struck down mandatory school prayer and guaranteed the availability of legal counsel […]

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Quote of the Day: February 27, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 27, 2017

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot (1819-1880)

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Word of the Day: February 27, 2017

Word of the Day: February 27, 2017

Fleecy Definition: (adjective) Having soft nap produced by brushing. Synonyms: Napped, Brushed Usage: Through the train was unbearably cold, she snuggled into the bleecy lining of her coat and promptly fell asleep.

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board