Archive for July, 2018

Latest Bronx Shooting

Latest Bronx Shooting

By Robert Press Just before eleven Thursday night a man was shot in the face near the corner of Morris Park Avenue and Van Buren Street in the 49th Precinct. Police did not identify the unknown victim who was rushed […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Crime, News
Nebraska State Historical Society

Profile America: Rocky Mountain Locusts Swarm

On this date in 1874, the largest swarm of Rocky Mountain Locusts ever recorded blackened the skies from the Dakotas to Texas.

by · July 20, 2018 · History, Profile America, Science
Congressman Crowley Statement on Passage of Bail Reform in the New York State Assembly

Congressman Crowley Statement on Passage of Bail Reform in the New York State Assembly

Congressman Crowley Statement on Passage of Bail Reform in the New York State Assembly (Washington, D.C.) — Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on the passage of a New York […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Orchard Beach Concert Series Lineup, July 22

Orchard Beach Concert Series Lineup, July 22

Orchard Beach Concert Series July 22 lineup: Ricardo Jerome & The Fusion Band
plus Fuerza Positiva, 1-5 PM on the Main Stage at Section 9.

Governor Cuomo Rallies to Protect Reproductive Rights (Flickr)

Where The Pols Are, July 20: Queens-Midtown Tunnel, Bronx Economic Snapshot and Senior Health Fair

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli holds a press conference and releases the Bronx Economic Snapshot, Arthur Avenue Retail Market, 11 AM.

Negron: Columbia Ray

Negron: Columbia Ray

By Ray Negron The nicest thing to happen to me during the AllStar Break was to get invited to speak at Columbia University. The reason that it meant so much was because as a little boy I remember watching the […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Sports
Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, was the principal architect of the New Deal. (Credit: francesperkinscenter.org.)

Frances Perkins and Today’s Progressives

Where are today’s progressives? By Gary Tilzer Today’s elected progressives have converted the progressive movement into identity politics away from the original values and mission of its founding woman Frances Perkins.  The progressive movement started during in the 1890’s under […]

by · July 19, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted In Attempted Murder Of Pregnant Fiancée

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted In Attempted Murder Of Pregnant Fiancée

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SUCCESS ACADEMY SHARES ITS PATHBREAKING LITERACY CURRICULUM AND FIRST E-COURSES WITH THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS

SUCCESS ACADEMY SHARES ITS PATHBREAKING LITERACY CURRICULUM AND FIRST E-COURSES WITH THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS The new release makes SA’s complete K-8 literacy program — which has led to exceptional reading achievement for kids — available for free to educators New […]

by · July 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
5TH ANNUAL BRONX CAN SENIOR HEALTH FAIR!

5TH ANNUAL BRONX CAN SENIOR HEALTH FAIR!

Fifth annual Bronx Can Senior Health Fair, Friday, July 20 at Monroe College, 2501 Jerome Avenue, Bronx. 12-3PM

Profile America: The 18-Hole Truth

Profile America: The 18-Hole Truth

The first 18-hole golf course in the United States opened on this date in 1893 in Downer’s Grove, Illinois.

Whose Birthday Is It? July 18, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 18, 2018

“The Unsinkable” Molly Brown (1867) Though remembered as a socialite, Brown was actually a working class girl who married a miner. She only became wealthy upon the success of her husband’s engineering developments in the mining industry. In the sinking […]

by · July 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 18, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 18, 2018

I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule. Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)   sal

by · July 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 18, 2018

Word of the Day: July 18, 2018

pagination Definition: (noun) The system of numbering pages. Synonyms: folio, paging Usage: The editions of Holy Writ are so numerous that he could hardly suppose that two copies would have the same pagination.  

by · July 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board

Bronx-Based Osborne Association Welcomes Two New Board Members

Bronx-Based Osborne Association Welcomes Two New Board Members L+M Development Partners Director of Community Relations Yasmin Cornelius & Veteran New York Times Reporter Esther Fein Bring Decades of Experience in Public Service & Media Relations NEW YORK – The Osborne Association – a New York-based […]

by · July 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board