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Word of the Day: June 27, 2017

Word of the Day: June 27, 2017

Ineffable Definition: (adjective) Incapable of being expressed. Synonyms: Indescribable, Unspeakable, Untellable, Unutterable, Indefinable Usage: There was an expression of ineffable sadness on her face as she spoke, and I could not but feel that she knew that I knew her […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? June 27, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? June 27, 2017

Lafcadio Hearn (1850) Born in Greece and educated in Ireland, Hearn immigrated to the US at age 19 and lived in poverty for a time until he found employment as a journalist. He was a colorful but morbidly discontented man, […]

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Quote of the Day: June 27, 2017

Quote of the Day: June 27, 2017

To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is . . . the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence. John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)

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Congressman Joseph Crowley has not announced his position

Chairman Crowley Statement on Special Election in Georgia

Chairman Crowley Statement on Special Election in Georgia (Washington, DC) – The following is a statement from House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) on the special election in Georgia: “Winning in Georgia 6 – a district that hasn’t elected […]

by · June 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: “Another Chance 2017” – August 5th

Bronx DA: “Another Chance 2017” – August 5th

Where The Pols Are: De Blasio in the Bronx, June 27

Where The Pols Are: De Blasio in the Bronx, June 27

Tuesday, June 27 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule.  8:00 AM – State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at an Association for a Better New York breakfast, Sheraton New York, Metro West Ballroom, 811 […]

Word of the Day: June 26, 2017

Word of the Day: June 26, 2017

Inaugural Definition: (adjective) Serving to set in motion. Synonyms: Initiative, Initiatory, Maiden, First Usage: The magazine’s inaugural issue sold out in a matter of days, prompting them to publish the second issue in larger numbers.

by · June 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? June 26, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? June 26, 2017

Abner Doubleday (1819) Doubleday was a US Army officer who distinguished himself in the American Civil War. He fired the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter and saw action at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. He also served in the […]

by · June 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 26, 2017

Quote of the Day: June 26, 2017

My father taught in the wise way which unfolds what lies in the child’s nature, as a flower blooms, rather than crammed it, like a Strasbourg goose, with more than it could digest. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

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New York Salutes America: Fireworks Extravaganza – June 29th

New York Salutes America: Fireworks Extravaganza – June 29th

by · June 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Paul Massey, Jr.

Where The Pols Are: Paul Massey In The Bronx, June 26

Monday, June 26, 2017 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. Mayor Bill de Blasio visits a facility on Rikers Island and meets with correction officers and staff. 8:30 a.m. – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James delivers […]

Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley Statement on Bicameral Emoluments Lawsuit

Chairman Crowley Statement on Bicameral Emoluments Lawsuit (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House and Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit against President Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution: […]

by · June 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
City Council is introducing a package of legislation in June 2017 to fix New York City’s bail system and keep people out of Rikers

City Council is introducing a package of legislation in June 2017 to fix New York City’s bail system and keep people out of Rikers

Reforming the bail system The Council is introducing a package of legislation in June 2017 to fix New York City’s bail system and keep people out of Rikers. Thousands of people who stand accused—but not convicted—of any crime are shuttled […]

by · June 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law
Photo: Staton Rabin for the New York Press Club. June 5, 2017. New York Press Club Journalism Awards dinner. The Water Club, NYC

Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Passing of Gabe Pressman

Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Passing of Gabe Pressman “Journalists are instrumental in keeping the democratic process honest, and Gabe Pressman was a model for turning this mission into a life calling. His decades of immersion in the happenings […]

by · June 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 25, 2017

Word of the Day: June 25, 2017

Eloquence Definition: (noun) Powerful and effective language. Synonyms: Fluency, Smoothness Usage: The preacher’s eloquence attracted a large congregation.

by · June 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board