Whose Birthday Is It? September 24, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 24, 2018

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825) Born free in Baltimore, Maryland—where slavery was still in place—Harper was raised by an abolitionist uncle and published her first volume of poetry when she 20 years old. In 1854, she gave her first anti-slavery […]

by · September 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 24, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 24, 2018

Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)      

by · September 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 24, 2018

Word of the Day: September 24, 2018

Definition: (adjective) Tending or inclined to delay or waste time. Synonyms: laggard, poky Usage: Frank, dilatory in all his proceedings, was the last of the dramatic company who left the precincts of the stage. Discuss.  

by · September 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: It Starts with Faith But Ends With Love

Matters of Faith: It Starts with Faith But Ends With Love

The 21st of September was my 3rd year anniversary of hosting Matters of Faith: The Radio Show.

Fordham Homecoming Spoiled by Blue Devils

Fordham Homecoming Spoiled by Blue Devils

By Carlos De Jesus IV Fordham University football homecoming at Rose Hill brought with it promise but no change to their 2018 outlook. A gritty 24-13 loss to the CCSU Blue Devils brought the Rams to 0-4 on the season and […]

by · September 23, 2018 · Sports
“Unnecessary Roughness” and Aaron Hernandez

“Unnecessary Roughness” and Aaron Hernandez

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor That success story that ends tragic and how it applies to former NFL star Aaron Hernandez who went from stardom with the New England Patriots and to a Massachusetts Correctional facility.  Charged with double homicide […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Sports
Bronx Rising! Talk to the Hand: Women Telling Stories Through Movement

Bronx Rising! Talk to the Hand: Women Telling Stories Through Movement

Bronx Rising! Talk to the Hand: Women Telling Stories Through Movement Photos Credit: EBGallardo, BMHC   The Bronx Music Heritage Center held its Bronx Rising! Talk to the Hand: Women Telling Stories Through Movement event and many were in attendance […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To Jail For Fatally Stabbing Pit Bull Dog

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To Jail For Fatally Stabbing Pit Bull Dog

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR FATALLY STABBING PIT BULL DOG Defendant Knifed Dog More Than 50 Times     Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to one year in jail […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Flu Shot

Flu Shot

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2018

John Loudon McAdam (1756) McAdam was a Scottish engineer who invented a process called “macadamization.” After noting the poor condition of the highways near his estate, he recommended that roads be raised above the adjacent ground for good drainage and […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 21, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 21, 2018

Oh, be humble, my brother, in your prosperity! Be gentle with those who are less lucky, if not more deserving. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)  

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 21, 2018

Word of the Day: September 21, 2018

faithless Definition: (adjective) Having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor. Synonyms: traitorous, treasonous, unfaithful Usage: They succeeded in overtaking the party of which they were in quest, but concealed their faithless desertion of Scott; alleging that he had […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Jewish Center Community Event

Bronx Jewish Center Community Event

The Bronx Jewish Center invites the entire community on Wednesday , Sept.26  starting at 5:00 pm at  Bronx Park East and Lydig Ave to celebrate with us the festival of Sukkot which is an agricultural festival that originally was considered a thanksgiving for the […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
BP DIAZ & TENANTS TO NYCHA: WHERE’S THE MONEY?

BP DIAZ & TENANTS TO NYCHA: WHERE’S THE MONEY?

BP DIAZ & TENANTS TO NYCHA: WHERE’S THE MONEY? Borough President highlights agency’s funding fiasco, Calls for NYCHA to open its books to public review Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined more than 100 New York City Housing Authority […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Bronx Politics

STATEMENT FROM BP DIAZ RE: Puerto Rico One Year After Hurricane Maria

“One year ago today, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico. “In the immediate aftermath of the storm, Americans did everything they could to help their brothers and sisters on the island. Here in The Bronx, we collected so much for Puerto […]

by · September 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board