Archive for October, 2017

Word of the Day: October 16, 2017

Word of the Day: October 16, 2017

Monitory Definition: (adjective) Conveying an admonition or a warning. Synonyms: Admonitory, Cautionary, Exemplary, Warning Usage: She shot him a monitory glance and he quickly changed the subject to one less controversial.

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Whose Birthday Is It? October 16, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? October 16, 2017

Eugene Gladstone O’Neill (1888) One of America’s greatest playwrights, O’Neill spent his youth as a heavy-drinking, itinerant seaman, then began writing plays while recovering from tuberculosis in 1912. Within a decade, he had won his first of four Pulitzer Prizes. […]

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Quote of the Day: October 16, 2017

Quote of the Day: October 16, 2017

Give a girl an education, and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. Jane Austen (1775-1817)

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FDNY brass stand with donated items headed for Puerto Rico.--Photo by David Greene

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico by David Greene Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by First Lady Chirlane McCray, Senator Gustavo Rivera and members of the musical group Black Eyed Peas outside of FDNY’s EMS Station 26 […]

by · October 16, 2017 · News
America Works of New York Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

America Works of New York Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Bronx DA: BRONX WOMAN CONVICTED OF FATALLY STABBING PREGNANT WOMAN

Bronx DA: BRONX WOMAN CONVICTED OF FATALLY STABBING PREGNANT WOMAN

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement marking National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: “National Latino AIDS Awareness Day allows for us to remember those […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? October 15, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? October 15, 2017

Sir Pelham Grenville “P. G.” Wodehouse (1881) Wodehouse was an English-American comic writer who enjoyed enormous success during his more than 70-year career. His works are set in Edwardian England and feature idiotic youths, feckless debutantes, redoubtable aunts, and stuffy […]

by · October 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: October 15, 2017

Word of the Day: October 15, 2017

Frisson Definition: (noun) A moment of intense excitement. Synonyms: Chill, Quiver, Shiver, Shudder, Thrill, Tingle Usage: The story’s ending arouses a frisson of terror.

by · October 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: October 15, 2017

Quote of the Day: October 15, 2017

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Bronx Chamber of Commerce Italian Heritage Luncheon: October 18

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Italian Heritage Luncheon: October 18

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Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Threat to Abandon Puerto Rico

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Threat to Abandon Puerto Rico

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Threat to Abandon Puerto Rico (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump said he plans to abandon the people of Puerto Rico as the […]

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Bronx DA: NYPD OFFICER INDICTED FOR MAKING VIDEOS OF TEENAGE GIRL PERFORMING SEX ACTS

Bronx DA: NYPD OFFICER INDICTED FOR MAKING VIDEOS OF TEENAGE GIRL PERFORMING SEX ACTS

by · October 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Bronx Chamber of Commerce and NYC Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings present a Free Small Business Forum Breakfast on October 19

Bronx Chamber of Commerce and NYC Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings present a Free Small Business Forum Breakfast on October 19

by · October 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Pleads Guilty in Dog Abuse

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Pleads Guilty in Dog Abuse