Articles by: Sal Conforto

CARNIVAL TIME – COME ONE, COME ALL – FREE ADMISSION * GAMES * RIDES * FOODS * BRONX PARK EAST & LYDIG AVE. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th THRU TUESDAY, AUGUST 28th.

CARNIVAL TIME – COME ONE, COME ALL – FREE ADMISSION * GAMES * RIDES * FOODS * BRONX PARK EAST & LYDIG AVE. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th THRU TUESDAY, AUGUST 28th.

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 16, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 16, 2018

Dame Mary Gilmore (1865) Gilmore was a prominent Australian socialist poet and journalist who gained a reputation as a champion of the working class and the oppressed. In the late 1890s, she moved to the New Australia utopian socialist settlement […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 16, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 16, 2018

Brains are at a discount in the married state. There is no demand for them, no appreciation even. Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)    

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 16, 2018

Word of the Day: August 16, 2018

rret Definition: (noun) Floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage. Synonyms: attic, loft Usage: There was yet an upper staircase, of a steeper inclination and of contracted dimensions, to […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 15, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 15, 2018

Virginia Clemm Poe (1822) When she was just 13, Virginia Clemm married her first cousin Edgar Allan Poe, who was 14 years her senior. For years, scholars have debated about the nature of this relationship, which was cut short when […]

by · August 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 15, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 15, 2018

Better than man doth woman understand children, but man is more childish than woman. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)  

by · August 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 15, 2018

Word of the Day: August 15, 2018

transliterate Definition: (verb) To represent (letters or words) in the corresponding characters of another alphabet. Synonyms: transcribe Usage: The Arabic text had to be transliterated for the American actors so that they could learn to speak their lines convincingly.  

by · August 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 14, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 14, 2018

Pope Pius VII (1742) Pius VII became pope in 1800, at a time of turmoil for the Catholic Church. A decade earlier, during the early stages of the French Revolution, the National Assembly tried to subordinate the Church to the […]

by · August 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 14, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 14, 2018

To learn is not to know; there are the learners and the learned. Memory makes the one, philosophy the other. Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)    

by · August 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 14, 2018

Word of the Day: August 14, 2018

concoct Definition: (verb) Prepare or cook by mixing ingredients. Synonyms: cook up Usage: The witch concocted a sweet-smelling brew that would put the princess to sleep for 100 years.    

by · August 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 13, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 13, 2018

Frederick Sanger (1918) After earning his PhD at Cambridge University in 1943, British biochemist Frederick Sanger decided to continue conducting his research at his alma mater. He remained there for the entirety of his four-decade career, making discoveries about the […]

by · August 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 13, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 13, 2018

Ocean, n.: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man—who has no gills. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)    

by · August 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 13, 2018

Word of the Day: August 13, 2018

disburse Definition: (verb) Expend, as from a fund. Synonyms: pay out Usage: The aid will not be disbursed until next year, so until then, the refugees will have to fend for themselves.    

by · August 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
BHARATI S. KEMRAJ JOINS PATRICK B. JENKINS & ASSOCIATES

BHARATI S. KEMRAJ JOINS PATRICK B. JENKINS & ASSOCIATES

New York, NY – Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in strategic solutions for businesses and campaigns, government relations and community relations, announced that Bharati S. Kemraj, has joined the firm as a Senior Associate. She joins […]

by · August 10, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 10, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 10, 2018

Clarence Leonidas “Leo” Fender (1909) Few people in recent history have transformed popular music—rock and roll in particular—the way Leo Fender did. A self-taught radio repairman, Fender began inventing electronic instruments in the 1940s and is responsible for the first […]

by · August 10, 2018 · Bulletin Board