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Column: Opioid Epidemic and “Safe Injection Sites”

Column: Opioid Epidemic and “Safe Injection Sites”

The ongoing opioid epidemic has tragically taken the lives of thousands of New Yorkers as 1,487 of our family members, classmates, and neighbors fatally overdosed last year alone. 2017 was the seventh consecutive year that the rate of opioid deaths […]

by · September 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Alleged Trinitario Indicted In Fatal Stabbing Of Bronx Teen

Bronx DA: Alleged Trinitario Indicted In Fatal Stabbing Of Bronx Teen

by · September 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 19, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 19, 2018

Emil Zátopek (1922) Zátopek, the “Czech Locomotive,” was a long-distance runner who won three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5,000-m and 10,000-m runs, and he amazingly earned gold yet again after […]

by · September 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 19, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 19, 2018

All visible objects … are but as pasteboard masks. Herman Melville (1819-1891)  

by · September 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 19, 2018

Word of the Day: September 19, 2018

strangulate Definition: (verb) Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air. Synonyms: strangle, throttle Usage: The police are searching for a serial killer who strangulates his victims.  

by · September 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 18, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 18, 2018

Jean Bernard Léon Foucault (1819) Foucault, a French physicist, invented the Foucault pendulum and used it to provide experimental proof that the Earth rotates on its axis. He improved astronomical instruments, especially the telescope, and with Armand Fizeau took the […]

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

Quote of the Day: September 18, 2018

Let’s not borrow trouble … The rate of interest is too high. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)  

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

Word of the Day: September 18, 2018

frothy Definition: (adjective) Emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation. Synonyms: bubbly, effervescing, spumy, foamy Usage: There is nothing better on a balmy summer evening than a frothy ice-cream soda.  

by · September 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 17, 2018

Sir Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton (1904) Ashton is best known as the founding choreographer of England’s Royal Ballet. He was drawn to dance at age 13 after attending a performance by the legendary Anna Pavlova in Peru, where he grew […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 17, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 17, 2018

Some cynical Frenchman has said that there are two parties to a love-transaction: the one who loves and the other who condescends to be so treated. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)  

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 17, 2018

Word of the Day: September 17, 2018

maltreat Definition: (verb) To treat badly, cruelly, or inconsiderately. Synonyms: abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, step Usage: Despite assurances that no one would maltreat the accused mass murderer in prison, he arrived at his hearing with two black eyes and a swollen […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Launches Public Hearings and Family Complaint Hotline as Lead Crisis Continues As part of his ongoing investigation into the City’s response to lead poisoning in children citywide, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today the first in a series […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
Rochelle Feinstein: Image of an Image | Opening at the Bronx Museum of the Arts | November 7, 2018

Rochelle Feinstein: Image of an Image | Opening at the Bronx Museum of the Arts | November 7, 2018

(Bronx, New York) — The Bronx Museum of the Arts is proud to present Image of an Image, a new survey of the work of artist Rochelle Feinstein, a Bronx native, which will be on view November 7, 2018 through March 3, 2019. Deeply […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NYS Senator Gustavo Rivera, SD 33

SENATOR RIVERA STRONGLY CONDEMNS TRUMP’S OUTRAGEOUS REMARKS ON DEATH TOLL IN PUERTO RICO AS A RESULT OF HURRICANE MARIA

RIVERA CONDEMNS TRUMP’S OUTRAGEOUS REMARKS ON HURRICANE MARIA DEATH TOLL IN PUERTO RICO “Over three thousand human beings died in Puerto Rico as a direct result of Hurricane Maria. That is a fact. That is not a made-up number, but […]

by · September 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board

BP Diaz, Rep. Serrano and Bronx Groups Form Coalition Against Mott Haven Jail ‘Justice for the Bronx’ unites stakeholders to block ‘unjust’ jail In low-income community of color

BP Diaz, Rep. Serrano and Bronx Groups Form Coalition Against Mott Haven Jail ‘Justice for the Bronx’ unites stakeholders to block ‘unjust’ jail In low-income community of color The Bronx — Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Rep. Jose Serrano […]

by · September 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board