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Quote of the Day: April 13, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 13, 2017

A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been the boy. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

by · April 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 13, 2017

Word of the Day: April 13, 2017

Quagmire Definition: (noun) Land with a soft muddy surface.  Synonyms: Mire, Morass, Quag, Slack Usage: We had some difficulty in reaching the point, owing to the intolerably bad paths; for everywhere in the shade the ground soon becomes a perfect […]

by · April 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 12, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? April 12, 2017

Herbert Jeffrey “Herbie” Hancock (1940) Hancock is a jazz and funk pianist, composer, and bandleader who emerged as part of Miles Davis’s group in the mid-1960s. An early adopter of electronic instruments, he became involved with funk and disco in […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 12, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 12, 2017

A fearful man is always hearing things. Sophocles (496 BC- 406 BC)

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Word of the Day: April 12, 2017

Word of the Day: April 12, 2017

Pasquinade Definition: (noun) A satire of lampoon, especially one that ridicules a specific person, traditionally written and posted in a public place. Synonyms: Parody, Put-on, Sendup, Spoof, Charade, Lampoon, Mockery, Burlesque, Travesty, Takeoff Usage: The corrupt politician was a popular […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BLACK, LATINO, AND ASIAN CAUCUS DECRIES TREATMENT OF ASIAN-AMERICAN UNITED AIRLINES PASSENGER

BLACK, LATINO, AND ASIAN CAUCUS DECRIES TREATMENT OF ASIAN-AMERICAN UNITED AIRLINES PASSENGER

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
BRONX DA: BRONX LAWYER INDICTED FOR FAILING TO FILE STATE TAXES FOR THREE YEARS

BRONX DA: BRONX LAWYER INDICTED FOR FAILING TO FILE STATE TAXES FOR THREE YEARS

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “The recent chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people is an affront […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Special Education Students Channeled Their Inner Scientists with Healthy Nutrition-Themed Experiments

Special Education Students Channeled Their Inner Scientists with Healthy Nutrition-Themed Experiments

SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS CHANNELED THEIR INNER SCIENTISTS WITH HEALTHY NUTRITION-THEMED EXPERIMENTS AT NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION’S ANNUAL SCIENCE FAIR [Bronx, NY – April 6] – More than 200 pre-school to high school students with visual impairments, emotional challenges […]

Advocates praise Independent Democratic Conference on passage of Raise the Age

Advocates praise Independent Democratic Conference on passage of Raise the Age

Advocates praise Independent Democratic Conference on passage of Raise the Age Proposal was a priority for the IDC during this year’s session Albany, NY — Criminal justice advocates praised the Independent Democratic Conference for championing Raise the Age throughout the […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law
Profile America: Insulin — A Lifesaving Medicine

Profile America: Insulin — A Lifesaving Medicine

Wednesday, April 12 — One of world’s foremost lifesaving medicines — insulin — became available this month in 1923 for treating diabetes. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas and is critical in the processing of carbohydrates in the human […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Profile America
Word of the Day: April 11, 2017

Word of the Day: April 11, 2017

Pincer Definition: (noun) A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods. Synonyms: Chela, Nipper, Claw Usage: The front pair of legs terminate in very strong and heavy pincers.

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 11, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? April 11, 2017

Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (1862) Hughes was an American statesman and jurist. He served as governor of New York and as a Supreme Court justice before losing the 1916 presidential race, one of the closest in US history. It has […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 11, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 11, 2017

Clock, n.: A machine of great moral value to man, allaying his concern for the future by reminding him what a lot of time remains to him. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers

Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers

Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers The lines were long and hopes high at a local job fair organized by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda that recently drew up to 1,200 job seekers and 72 potential […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News