Articles by: Sal Conforto

Bronx National Night Out locations August 7th

Bronx National Night Out locations August 7th

by · August 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board

NEW YORK CITY UNIFORMED EMT’s PARAMEDICS & FIRE INSPECTORS LOCAL 2507 ENDORSES STATE SENATOR JEFF KLEIN FOR REELECTION TO THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE

New York, New York—August 3, 2018—The New York City Uniformed EMT’s Paramedics & Fire Inspectors FDNY, AFSCME Local 2507 today endorsed State Senator Jeff Klein for reelection to the New York State Senate, representing the 34th Senate District. Local 2507represents […]

by · August 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 6, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 6, 2018

Susie Baker King Taylor (1848) Born into slavery, Taylor was secretly—and illegally—educated during her childhood. As a young woman, she served as a Union army nurse during the American Civil War. She became the first African American to openly teach […]

by · August 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 6, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 6, 2018

When I talk of eyes, the stars come out! Whose eyes are they? If they are angels’ eyes, why do they look down here and see good men hurt, and only wink and sparkle all the night? Charles Dickens (1812-1870) […]

by · August 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 6, 2018

Word of the Day: August 6, 2018

snobbish Definition: (adjective) Befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior. Synonyms: cliquish, snobby, clannish, clubby Usage: I expected Susan, the daughter of a multimillionaire, to be snobbish, but […]

by · August 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Seven People Indicted For Fentanyl Dealing In And Around Hunts Point

Bronx DA: Seven People Indicted For Fentanyl Dealing In And Around Hunts Point

SEVEN PEOPLE INDICTED FOR FENTANYL DEALING IN AND AROUND HUNTS POINT PRODUCE MARKET 13 Arrested in Takedown on June 20; Supplier Has Pleaded Guilty and Was Sentenced to Six Years          Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, New York City Police […]

by · August 3, 2018 · Crime
Whose Birthday Is It? August 3, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 3, 2018

Regina Jonas (1902) After being denied ordination at least once, German Jewess Regina Jonas finally found a rabbi willing to defy convention and make her, in 1935, the first ordained woman rabbi. A victim of the Holocaust, Jonas’s story went […]

by · August 3, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 3, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 3, 2018

I came into this world, not chiefly to make this a good place to live in, but to live in it, be it good or bad. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)  

by · August 3, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 3, 2018

Word of the Day: August 3, 2018

unfeigned Definition: (adjective) Not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed. Synonyms: genuine, true Usage: I could tell from his unfeigned astonishment that he truly knew nothing about the robbery plans.    

by · August 3, 2018 · Bulletin Board

Hometown Press Release: Dean’s List – Bronx, NY

      SALISBURY, MD—Megi Rrugeja of Bronx, NY, was named to the Dean’s List at Salisbury University for the spring 2018 semester. At Salisbury University, some 8,700 students in 43 undergraduate, 15 graduate and two doctoral programs pursue liberal […]

by · August 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series

by · August 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Senator Jeff Klein: “2018 Summertime SYMPHONIES” and “MOVIES AT THE PARK”

Senator Jeff Klein: “2018 Summertime SYMPHONIES” and “MOVIES AT THE PARK”

by · August 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 2, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 2, 2018

Constantine I of Greece (1868) The reign of Constantine I was a trying one. He succeeded his father as king of Greece in 1913 and was almost immediately faced with World War I. His neutralist, yet essentially pro-German, attitude caused […]

by · August 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 2, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 2, 2018

It is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by a happiness that is not your own. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)    

by · August 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 2, 2018

Word of the Day: August 2, 2018

bemuse Definition: (verb) Cause to be confused emotionally. Synonyms: discombobulate, bewilder, throw Usage: He finds it important not to bemuse readers with pompous language and is noted for his straightforward, uncomplicated writing style.    

by · August 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board