Archive for February, 2018

Word of the Day: February 28, 2018

Word of the Day: February 28, 2018

Rabid Definition: (adjective) Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea. Synonyms: Fanatical, Overzealous Usage: A rabid football fan, Jimmy paints his face with his team’s colors before every game, even if he is just […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 28, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? February 28, 2018

Michel de Montaigne (1533) On his 38th birthday, Montaigne retreated to his library in a tower of his family’s French château, and there he spent most of the next decade thinking, reading, and writing. The result was Essais, or Attempts, […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Above (l to r): City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, former Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, 21 in'21 Executive Director Moira McDermott, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand​, former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo, Public Advocate Letitia James, EffectiveNY Executive Director Morgan Pehme, Councilwoman Carlina Rivera, former City Council candidate Amanda Farias

Sen Gillibrand Event Highlights Momentum Behind 21 in ‘21 Initiative

The 21 in ’21 Initiative, a group that launched last year to elect more women to the New York City Council, is quickly gaining steam, fueled in part by activism inspired by Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement, as well […]

by · February 28, 2018 · News, Politics, Women
Quote of the Day: February 28, 2018

Quote of the Day: February 28, 2018

When you’ve learned to laugh at the things that should be laughed at, and not to laugh at those that shouldn’t, you’ve got wisdom and understanding. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

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Hostos Community College

Momma’s Hip-Hop Kitchen–Fresh, Fearless and Woke

In honor of Women’s History Month, Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen and the Hostos Center join forces again for this important and very popular annual free Hip-hop event. Experience a music, dance, spoken word, Hip-hop and arts showcase featuring NeNe Ali, […]

5 Boroughs Music Festival Presents: Upbeat NYC & the International Contemporary Ensemble

5 Boroughs Music Festival Presents: Upbeat NYC & the International Contemporary Ensemble

FIVE BOROUGHS MUSIC FESTIVAL PRESENTS UPBEAT NYC AND THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE  AT THE PREGONES THEATER, MARCH 31 Featuring ICE Musicians Side-by-Side with UpBeat NYC Youth and a New York Premiere by Nicole Mitchell  Watch EntICE’s initiatives at the LA Phil: http://bit.ly/2EJtb4z […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Bulletin Board
BRONX BUILDING SUPER INDICTED ON PREDATORY SEXUAL ASSAULT AGAINST A CHILD, RAPE AND OTHER CHARGES FOR ATTACKS ON GIRLS

BRONX BUILDING SUPER INDICTED ON PREDATORY SEXUAL ASSAULT AGAINST A CHILD, RAPE AND OTHER CHARGES FOR ATTACKS ON GIRLS

Defendant Allegedly Assaulted Girls in Two of the Buildings Where He Worked            Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been charged in two indictments with Predatory Sexual Assault Against A Child, second-degree Rape […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Crime
Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal (Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s infrastructure proposal: “President Trump’s infrastructure proposal falls far short of the investment our country desperately […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Ridgewood Savings Bank partners with Ariva to bring Free Tax Preparation Services to residents of the Bronx

Ridgewood Savings Bank partners with Ariva to bring Free Tax Preparation Services to residents of the Bronx

Ridgewood Savings Bank partners with Ariva to bring Free Tax Preparation Services to residents of the Bronx Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Donald Trump: Presidential Address To Congress (State of The Union ...YouTube

Statement from Community Voices Heard on President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal

STATEMENT FROM COMMUNITY VOICES HEARD RE: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal New York, NY – The White House’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, released Monday, eliminates critical funding that low-income families across the United States depend on for survival. […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Twitter

Where The Pols Are, February 28: NYC Power 100

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no announced public schedule. The state Legislature is in session. 10:00 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio will make an announcement about the NYC Ferry in East River Park. […]

Councilman Andy King (D-Bronx)

Bronx Political Round Up: State of the City’s Juvenile Justice System

Political Independent Gene DeFrancis Readies GOP Bid for State Assembly New York Assembly candidate (8oth AD) Gene DeFrancis became the official nominee of the Republican Party of Bronx County back February 13, 2018. DeFrancis joins Democrat Nathalia Fernandez in the […]

Profile America: First State Chartered Railroad

Profile America: First State Chartered Railroad

Wednesday, 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 […]

Donald Trump: Presidential Address To Congress (State of The Union ...YouTube

Vernuccio’s View: Trump Seeks Change in Defense Strategy

The Trump Administration is seeking a dramatic but little-discussed shift in American defense strategy, and has made its intention clear in the 2019 Executive Budget Request. According to proposed spending plan, the National Defense Strategy “prioritizes major power competition, and […]

by · February 28, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
New York City Football Club/MLS

NYCFC Signs International Star Sebastien Ibeagha

New York City FC are delighted to announce that Sebastien Ibeagha has signed to play for the club. The 26-year old central defender officially transfers from USL affiliate team San Antonio FC after spending preseason with City in Florida, LA […]

by · February 27, 2018 · Sports