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 […]
Archive for February, 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 […]
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot (1819-1880)
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.