Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Comic book legend and Marvel Chairman Emeritus, Stan Lee.

White Castle Honors Marvel’s Stan Lee

Hundreds of Stan Lee fans attend special ceremony coinciding with opening of Excelsior Collectibles White Castle welcomed comic book legend and former Bronxite Stan Lee into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame. A big fan of White Castle since his […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bronx Personalities, News
New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently

New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently

New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently Grand opening of Gouverneur Place Apartments, a new 68-unit development that integrates quality, affordable-housing with supportive services State of New York and UnitedHealthcare were […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

ETHICS REFORM: RESTORING THE PUBLIC’S TRUST

WE’RE A LONG WAY FROM RESTORING THE PUBLIC’S TRUST by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) Earlier this week, the governor indicated he doesn’t believe the Legislature has the “political will” to pass ethics reform. That assumption is simply […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Op Ed
Matters of Faith: GOOD AND FAITHFUL ALL THE WAY!

Matters of Faith: GOOD AND FAITHFUL ALL THE WAY!

Matthew 25:23 (KJV) His Lord said unto him, “Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.” In the […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Profile America: Boston Latin — The First Public School

Profile America: Boston Latin — The First Public School

Sunday, April 23 — America’s first — and oldest — school is celebrating its 382nd birthday today. The Boston Latin School started in 1635 with a handful of students meeting in the headmaster’s home. Stressing a classical education and the development […]

Whose Birthday Is It? April 22, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? April 22, 2017

Peter Kenneth Frampton (1950) British rocker Peter Frampton performed with successful bands The Herd and Humble Pie before going solo in 1971. His breakthrough album, 1976’s Frampton Comes Alive!, remains one of the best-selling live albums of all time. It […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 22, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 22, 2017

My father must have had some elementary education, for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bright Lights, Big City Dance Recital, May 7

Bright Lights, Big City Dance Recital, May 7

Mind Builders Creative Arts Center presents its “Scenes in the City” dance recital at 3 PM on Sunday, May 7 and Saturday, May 13 at Harry S. Truman High School located at 750 Baychester Avenue, Bronx NY 10475. For ticket […]

Word of the Day: April 22, 2017

Word of the Day: April 22, 2017

Vestige Definition: (noun) A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more. Synonyms: Tincture, Trace, Shadow Usage: He was so deadly pale – which had not been the case when they went […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Public Forum in the Bronx: Citywide Call for Ideas for Civic Equality – April 25th

Public Forum in the Bronx: Citywide Call for Ideas for Civic Equality – April 25th

Design Trust for Public Space will launch an open call for project ideas—Public for All: Rethinking Shared Space in New York—at a public forum in the Bronx. Community activists , City leaders, and Design Trust Fellows and Partners from Bronx’s […]

Teresa Weatherspoon, NY Liberty (Twitter)

Teresa Weatherspoon Adds New Title To Her NY Liberty Resume

By Luis Vazquez There are many people in the WNBA who hold positions that either are not completely defined or clear as to the role it plays in a franchise’s success on the court. Teresa Weatherspoon is not one of […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Sports
BRONX DA: BRONX TEEN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

BRONX DA: BRONX TEEN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood

CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood

CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood by David Greene Residents of Norwood are asking themselves why a successful chain store has closed after nearly two decades. On March 18, customers were informed that the giant CVS store located at […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Local News, News
Classic Coca Cola logo

New Coke Wasn’t the Real Thing

Saturday, April 22 — On this date 32 years ago, executives at one of America’s and the world’s most famous consumer brands were confidently looking forward to the morrow. After much research, experimentation and extensive taste testing, a reformulated Coca-Cola was […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Profile America