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Vernuccio’s View: Iran’s Missile Threat

The world’s attention is currently focused on North Korea, but Iran should not be ignored due to its weapons program, its support for worldwide terrorism, and its ongoing aggressiveness in the Middle East. The Iran nuclear deal, which only temporarily […]

by · March 19, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
Matter of Faith: It’s a Seed!

Matter of Faith: It’s a Seed!

When you come up short, something is needed to put you back on course and to encourage you.

by · March 18, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: Get Over It!

Haggai 2:4 (KJV) “Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD; and be strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest; and be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the LORD, and work: for I [am] […]

by · March 11, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Where The Pols Are, March 7

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. The state Legislature is in session. 9:30 AM – First Lady Chirlane McCray will be in Washington, D.C. to participate in a discussion at the Center for American Progress, entitled […]

Garifuna Music Promoters and The New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law

Garifuna Music Promoters and The New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law

Garifuna Music Promoters and The New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law By José Francisco Ávila During the past three months, I have read various postings on social media, about Garifuna promoted events at various venues, which were disrupted or cancelled […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Op Ed

Vernuccio’s View: China’s Hypersonic Technology Leads World

China’s extraordinary advances in hypersonic technology, giving the world’s most populous nation a lead in this crucial field, should be the final conclusion of an international strategic concept long and mistakenly held by some civilian analysts. Despite the fact that […]

by · March 8, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Photo Credit: Michael Palma/Bronxnet

Where The Pols Are, March 5: Diaz on BronxTalk

Monday, March 5 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public events scheduled. The state Legislature is in session. 1:00 PM — Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul discusses Women in Leadership at the NYS Council of School Superintendents Conference. Albany […]

Profile America: FM Radio Debuts

Profile America: FM Radio Debuts

Monday, March 5th. FM radio is 77 years old. In March 1941, the first commercial FM station went on the air — W47NV in Nashville, Tennessee. FM – standing for frequency modulation – was first proposed in a scientific paper […]

by · March 5, 2018 · History, Profile America
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

Opinion: Protecting Children At School Is Paramount

By  Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) The horrific tragedies witnessed in Parkland, Florida and Newtown, Connecticut were both devastating and eye-opening. The senseless, indiscriminate murder of school children is nearly impossible to understand and its impact is overwhelming. […]

by · March 4, 2018 · News, Opinion
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Bronx Political Buzz: Impeach President Donald Trump?

Chippewa Democratic Club Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Endorse Congressman Crowley The Chippewa Democratic Club was established one hundred-twenty years ago in the very same place as was Saturday night’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. The political club endorsed Congressman Joe […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Lewis Goldstein

Where The Pols Are, March 4

Sunday, March 4, 2018 Mayor Bill de Blasio is in New York City with no public events scheduled. 11:00 AM — Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. attends the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast. Jody’s Club Forest, 372 Forest Avenue, […]

Profile America: Jeannette Rankin

Profile America: Jeannette Rankin

Sunday, March 4th. The first woman to serve in Congress took her seat on this date 101 years ago. Barely a month later, Jeannette Rankin,       Republican from Montana, became one of the few congressional representatives to vote against […]

by · March 4, 2018 · History, Profile America, Women
Matters of Faith: A Public Victory, but a Private Failure!

Matters of Faith: A Public Victory, but a Private Failure!

1 Samuel 17:49, 2 Samuel 12:9 (KJV) 1 Sam. 17:49 “Then David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone; and he slung it and struck the Philistine in his forehead, so that the stone sank into […]

by · March 4, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Corporate Social Responsibility & Young Garifuna Artists

Corporate Social Responsibility & Young Garifuna Artists

Corporate Social Responsibility & Young Garifuna Artists By José Francisco Ávila In the previous article, I tackled the root cause of young Garifuna Artists continuing to operate in the informal Creative Economy. This time I will share the solutions that […]

by · March 3, 2018 · Op Ed
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Where The Pols Are, March 1 — Bronx Dems Winter Reception

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. Mayor Bill de Blasio is in New York City with no public events. Public Advocate Letitia James will travel to Hollywood, Florida to address the Building & Construction […]