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Matters of Faith: A Reflection of Your Father

Matters of Faith: A Reflection of Your Father

A Reflection of Your Father John‬ ‭8:39-45‬ ‭(CEB‬‬) “They replied, “Our father is Abraham.” Jesus responded, “If you were Abraham’s children, you would do Abraham’s works. Instead, you want to kill me, though I am the one who has spoken […]

by · October 8, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine faculty do pre-op procedures to prepare dogs for their spays and neuters at Spayday

First Veterinary Degree

Saturday, October 7 — “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” This quote is widely attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, but whatever the source, many people agree with the […]

by · October 7, 2017 · Profile America
A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Mobilize for Hurricane Victims

Bronxites Mobilize for Hurricane Victims by David Greene Local officials, houses of worship and everyday people have been busy raising donations for the devastated island nations in the Caribbean who were hit with back to back hurricanes. This unidentified mother […]

by · October 7, 2017 · News, Photos
The First Woman US Senator

The First Woman US Senator

The first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate, was 87-year-old Rebecca Felton of Carterville, Georgia. She was appointed by the governor to the seat vacated by the death of Senator Thomas Watson.

by · October 4, 2017 · History, Profile America, Women
Where The Pols Are, October 4

Where The Pols Are, October 4

7PM Mayor de Blasio, Councilman Ritchie Torres, plus other elected officials participate in a town hall meeting. I.S. 254, 2452 Washington Av, Bronx.

Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Most of the media has missed the actual key points of the President’s Afghanistan policy change. The impact of Mr. Trump’s significant changes to the manner in which the United States conducts that armed conflict will extend beyond the battle […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Op Ed, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
World Dairy Expo 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. Credit: worlddairyexpo.com

World Dairy Expo

Wednesday, October 4 — Madison, Wisconsin, truly has got milk. The 51st annual gathering of the World Dairy Expo in the Wisconsin capital began yesterday, and runs through Saturday. The exposition is expected to draw about 75,000 attendees from 90 […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Profile America
BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Diwali Celebration

BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Diwali Celebration

BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Diwali Celebration On Friday, October 13, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with the NYC Commission on Human Rights and Members of the South Asian and Caribbean Communities will host the 3rd Annual […]

Where The Pols Are, October 3

Where The Pols Are, October 3

11:00 AM Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill hold a media availability regarding crime statistics.

John Cerini, GOP candidate, 13CD

Bronx Political Buzz

Does Bronx GOP Council Candidate Have The ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Privately, some Bronx Republicans are questioning whether Council District 13 candidate John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini has the necessary fire in the belly to takedown Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (who […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Political Buzz
Governor Andrew Cuomo, son of Governor Mario Cuomo

Where The Pols Are, October 2

Monday, October 2 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. 10:00 AM – Public Advocate Letitia James hosts a news conference for Workers’ Rights Protections & Releasing Report on Mandatory Arbitration City Hall Steps, New York, NY 10:30 AM […]

Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

By William Coppola On Sunday, the NY Yankees sent out a press release regarding netting expansion. It read in part: “The New York Yankees announced today that they will expand the protective netting during the upcoming off season at both […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Opinion, Sports
October is National Pizza Month. Italian immigrant Gennaro Lombardi opened the first pizzeria in the United States in New York City in 1905.

National Pizza Month

Monday, October 2 — A great many Americans would name pizza high up among their favorite foods, month in and month out. But for the 34th time, October is designated as National Pizza Month. No one knows the exact origin […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Profile America
Comptroller DiNapoli is pictured with some of the team presenting a check to the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York. Other funds will go to the Humane Society and Convoy of Hope. (Credit: OSC)

Bronx Political Round Up: Trump, Puerto Rico and urban farms

Diaz Calls Out Trump’s ‘Dereliction of Duty’ Over Puerto Rico On Monday, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz took President Trump to task over his tweets about the NFL and NASCAR while Puerto Rican Americans living in dire circumstances did not hear […]

Matters of Faith: It’s For Your Own Good

Matters of Faith: It’s For Your Own Good

‭‭II Timothy 3:16-17‬‬‬‬ ”All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching the truth, rebuking error, correcting faults, and giving instruction for right living, so that the person who serves God may be fully qualified and equipped to […]

by · October 1, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion