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Whose Birthday Is It? November 6, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? November 6, 2017

Joanna the Mad (1479) Joanna was the first queen regnant of both Castile and Aragon, which would become modern Spain. Though Joanna likely suffered from depression, the extent of her mental illness may have been exaggerated for political reasons. Throughout […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 6, 2017

Quote of the Day: November 6, 2017

The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senator Jeff Klein announces $1 million in funding for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Senator Jeff Klein announces $1 million in funding for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Senator Jeff Klein announces $1 million in funding for Albert Einstein College of Medicine Grant will be used for upgrades to The Rose F. Kennedy Center to support new Brain Sciences Initiative Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein announced $1 […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs (Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas that killed at least 26 […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Developing Business Partnerships Workshop – November 13

Developing Business Partnerships Workshop – November 13

REGISTER HERE to attend Developing Business Partnerships on Monday 11/13! In this workshop, you’ll gain the skills to build strong relationships with small and large businesses. Learn how to engage local businesses in the work of your park group, including providing in-kind donations, supporting […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Statement on New Anti-Bullying Initiatives from Families for Excellent Schools

Statement on New Anti-Bullying Initiatives from Families for Excellent Schools

Statement on New Anti-Bullying Initiatives  New York, NY – Families for Excellent Schools’ CEO Jeremiah Kittredge released the following statement in response to the announcement this morning that the New York City Department of Education will implement new anti-bullying initiatives. Jeremiah Kittredge, CEO, […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on First Indictments from Special Counsel

Chairman Crowley Statement on First Indictments from Special Counsel

Chairman Crowley Statement on First Indictments from Special Counsel (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates: “Discovering the […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Stars to shine bright in Queens

Stars to shine bright in Queens

By Jason Gonzalez The Adam Torres concert series will return to the ‘Big Apple’ for the last time this year. On Friday, November 24, Torres will be presenting the R-n-B Holiday Bash at the Kupferberg Center, located on the campus […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NYS Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

ENGEL WELCOMES ADDITIONAL CARIBBEAN RECOVERY RESOURCES, CALLS FOR GREATER SUPPORT

ENGEL WELCOMES ADDITIONAL CARIBBEAN RECOVERY RESOURCES, CALLS FOR GREATER SUPPORT WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and author of the U.S.-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (P.L. 114-291), today welcomed the news that the U.S. […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Creating Park Programs: Innovative Ideas to Engage Community Workshop – November 8

Creating Park Programs: Innovative Ideas to Engage Community Workshop – November 8

REGISTER HERE to attend Creating Park Programs: Innovative Ideas to Engage Community on Wednesday 11/8! ** Please note, the title of this session has been changed from “Planning Park Events” to more accurately reflect the content of this session. It is not yet updated on the registration […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
BRONX DA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS AGAINST FORMER PASTOR OF ST. FRANCES DE CHANTAL PARISH

BRONX DA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS AGAINST FORMER PASTOR OF ST. FRANCES DE CHANTAL PARISH

Chairman Crowley Statement on the October Jobs Report

Chairman Crowley Statement on the October Jobs Report

Chairman Crowley Statement on the October Jobs Report (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the October jobs report: “Yesterday, House Republicans released a tax plan that would decimate the middle class, […]

by · November 4, 2017 · Bulletin Board
A Message from Mercy College Bronx Leadership Dinner

A Message from Mercy College Bronx Leadership Dinner

Word of the Day: November 3, 2017

Word of the Day: November 3, 2017

Excavate Definition: (verb) Remove the inner part or the core of. Synonyms: Dig, Hollow Usage: The mining company wants to excavate the hillside and build a tunnel.

by · November 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 3, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? November 3, 2017

Stephen Fuller Austin (1793) Austin was the founder of the first legal colony of English-speaking people in Mexican Texas. Following the death of his father, who had conceived the plan, Austin led 300 families to settle on the Brazos River […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board