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Whose Birthday Is It? July 20, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? July 20, 2017

Alexander the Great (356 BCE) The son of Philip II of Macedon, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle and became king at 20. One of the greatest generals in ancient history, he conquered much of Greece and Persia before his troops […]

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Quote of the Day: July 20, 2017

Quote of the Day: July 20, 2017

Diplomacy, n.: The patriotic art of lying for one’s country. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

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Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse

Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse

Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse Washington, DC – New York City’s Democratic Members of the U.S. House today wrote the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) following reports that federal […]

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Bronx Native Earns Raves for “THE BRONX KILL”

Bronx Native Philip Cioffari Earns Raves for new Novel, The Bronx Kill: A taut, tense, atmospheric tale, The Bronx Kill is now available nationwide   LIVINGSTON, AL – Award-winning novelist Philip Cioffari has earned raves for his latest novel, The Bronx Kill. A thoughtful, thought-provoking, exquisitely […]

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Sanitation Department Proposes Expanded Organics Recycling Requirements for Large Food Retailers and Food Service Establishments

Sanitation Department Proposes Expanded Organics Recycling Requirements for Large Food Retailers and Food Service Establishments

Sanitation Department Proposes Expanded Organics Recycling Requirements for Large Food Retailers and Food Service Establishments Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today announced a proposal to require additional commercial food establishments to separate organic waste. The proposal is expected to increase food […]

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12th District Community Engagement Day & Parade

12th District Community Engagement Day & Parade

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
BRONX DA: FORMER NYC CORRECTION OFFICER SENTENCED TO A YEAR IN JAIL FOR TAKING BRIBES TO SMUGGLE CONTRABAND INTO RIKERS ISLAND

BRONX DA: FORMER NYC CORRECTION OFFICER SENTENCED TO A YEAR IN JAIL FOR TAKING BRIBES TO SMUGGLE CONTRABAND INTO RIKERS ISLAND

Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Congressman Crowley on CBO Analysis of President Trump’s Budget

Congressman Crowley on CBO Analysis of President Trump’s Budget (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of President Trump’s budget: “The Congressional Budget Office’s score of President […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? July 19, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? July 19, 2017

Charles Horace Mayo (1865) Mayo was a gifted surgeon who, with his father, brother, and several other doctors, founded the world-renowned non-profit medical center in Minnesota that would become the Mayo Clinic. In addition to seeing patients, Mayo served as […]

by · July 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 19, 2017

Word of the Day: July 19, 2017

Repose Definition: (noun) The act of resting or the state of being at rest. Synonyms: Ease, Relaxation, Rest Usage: The vacationer took his repose beside the swimming pool.

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5th Annual International Music Festival Hosted by Assemblyman Gjonaj – July 22nd

5th Annual International Music Festival Hosted by Assemblyman Gjonaj – July 22nd

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Randy Abreu, Council candidate, CD 14

Abreu Calls for Investigation into Mass Firing at Charter High School for Law and Social Justice

Abreu Calls for Investigation into Mass Firing at Charter High School for Law and Social Justice 73% of faculty fired on June 20th at Bronx charter school in alleged union-busting tactic BRONX, N.Y. – In response to the news of […]

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Bronx River Estuary Paddle – August 5th

Bronx River Estuary Paddle – August 5th

Register here! Journey through the lower segments of the Bronx via canoe traveling south and back passing along Concrete Plant Park, Hunts Point Riverside Park and Soundview Park on this urban adventure. Travel to the connecting Long Island Sound and […]

by · July 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
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Where The Pols Are, July 19

Wednesday, July 19 Governor Cuomo is in Nassau County and New York City. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is in the North Country. 8:30 AM – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers keynote address at Accountants Club of America and New York State […]

Word of the Day: July 18, 2017

Word of the Day: July 18, 2017

Fervent Definition: (adjective) Having or showing great emotion or zeal. Synonyms: Ardent, Fervid, Fiery, Impassioned, Perfervid, Torrid Usage: She was a fervent opponent of the death penalty and organized a monthlong hunger strike to protest the practice.

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