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Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Join Community Voices Heard, WeACT and DREAM on July 26, 6-8pm for our Council District 8 candidate forum,where local residents are hearing directly from the candidates. Come to 1991 2nd Avenue in East Harlem. Bring your concerns and questions. And […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Nominating Petitions Filed Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s campaign for City Council delivered 6,094 petition signatures to the Board of Elections. His number tops State Sen. Ruben Diaz’s claim of over 4500 petition signatures collected by his team in his Council bid. […]

OPINION: Mayor de Blasio Has No Moral Compass

OPINION: Mayor de Blasio Has No Moral Compass

Mayor de Blasio Has No Moral Compass by Dennis Conforto It appears that the only person that Mayor Bill de Blasio is in touch with these days, is with himself. He just cannot help it, because his agenda centers on […]

by · July 16, 2017 · Op Ed
Amazon: The Birth of Online Shopping

Amazon: The Birth of Online Shopping

Sunday, July 16 — On this date in 1995, a small start-up company launched its business of selling books online out of a two-car garage in Bellevue, Washington. The first item purchased was a book titled “Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: […]

by · July 16, 2017 · Profile America, Technology
Matters of Faith: A BRAND NEW BODY!

Matters of Faith: A BRAND NEW BODY!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 2 Cor. 5:1(5) (NLT) “For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house […]

by · July 16, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Where The Pols Are, July 16

Where The Pols Are, July 16

Sunday, July 16 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Hamilton County, Warren County and the New York City area. 8:30 AM Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Sunday Worship. Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 212 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn, […]

Cops from across the nation lined the Grand Concourse to pay their respects for fallen NYPD officer.--Photo by David Greene

10,000 Cops Mourn Slain Officer “Mios”

10,000 Cops Mourn Slain Officer “Mios” by David Greene More than 10,000 police officers from across the country joined community and family members at the World Changers Church on the Grand Concourse in saying goodbye to slain police officer Miosotis […]

by · July 15, 2017 · News, Photos
Trooper Joel R. Davis, NY State Police

Where The Pols Are, July 15

Saturday, July 15 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Jefferson County and the New York City area. On Saturday and Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio is in New York City. There are no public events scheduled. Public Advocate Letitia James has […]

Yosemite granite cliffs form a valley. Department of the Interior

National Recreation and Parks Month

Saturday, July 15 — It’s the height of the summer vacation season, and across the country, Americans are taking part in their favorite outdoor activities — from hiking and rock climbing to swimming and boating — or just enjoying the […]

by · July 15, 2017 · Profile America
From: Kerut EK, Kerut DG, Fleisig GS, Andrews JR. Prevention of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers. J La Med Assn 2008; March/April

Magic Pitch Counts Have Ruined Baseball

By William Coppola Remember when the Boston Celtic’s John Havlicek was the best sixth man on those championship teams back in the 60’s and 70’s? Maybe it is time for baseball to look to something similar, as in a sixth […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
Rainbow Over Westchester Square

Rainbow Over Westchester Square

Rainbow Over Westchester Square by David Greene Bronxites out and about on Saturday, July 1, caught the rare sighting of a rainbow over the southeast section of the borough. A photographer captured this image from Blondell Avenue looking east. Photo […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Photos
Where The Pols Are, July 13

Where The Pols Are, July 13

Thursday, July 13 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Erie County and New York City. 10:00 AM New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and US Business Leadership Network, will host a roundtable […]

Profile America: The Transistor Breakthrough

Profile America: The Transistor Breakthrough

Thursday, July 13 — One of the most important inventions of our time was announced in early July 1948 in a press release by Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. It was the transfer resistance device — far better known as […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Profile America, Technology
Bronx Democrats File Petitions

Bronx Democrats File Petitions

The NYC Board of Elections acknowledges that the Bronx Democratic party organization filed petition volumes for its slate of Council candidates incumbents Rafael Salamanca, Vanessa Gibson, Fernando Cabrera, Andy Cohen and Andy King as well as Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and […]

National Vehicle Theft Protection Month

National Vehicle Theft Protection Month

Wednesday, July 12 — It took a while after the invention of the gas-powered automobile by Karl Benz in Germany in 1886 for someone to steal the wheels. The first stolen car is said to be of a French aristocrat’s […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Profile America