Quote of the Day: March 27, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 27, 2017

Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 27, 2017

Word of the Day: March 27, 2017

Amulet Definition: (noun) An object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury. Synonyms: Talisman Usage: It was sorcery, magic of the worst kin, thought Buldeo, and he wondered whether the amulet round his neck would […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
A mourner holds memorial service program for fallen EMT member Yadira Arroyo. Photo by David Greene

Tears of Grief for Fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo

by David Greene Thousands of mourners lined University Avenue to say goodbye to fallen Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Yadira Arroyo, who was struck and killed as she attempted to stop a carjacker from stealing her ambulance in the Soundview section […]

by · March 27, 2017 · News
Lehman’s Steve Cuello beats throw home to score during the Lehman verse John Jay game on Saturday afternoon at Fordham University in the Bronx. Credit: Robert Cole

On the Diamond: Lehman Falls Short To John Jay

By Robert Cole The Lehman College Lightning baseball team would fail to comeback from a 6-0 deficit against the John Jay Bloodhounds to lose the final game of the three game series 13-10 at Fordham University Jack Coffey Field.   […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Sports
A dead dolphin was seen in the Hutchinson River near Glover Field in Pelham, March 24, 2017. (Photo: Lohud.com)

Dolphin found dead in Hutchinson River

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice reported Sunday on “the discovery of a dead dolphin in the Hutchinson River near the Mount Vernon/Pelham border is bringing attention to the Mount Vernon sewer system.”   According to the Journal News, the dolphin was […]

DSNY Announces Major Expansion of NYC Organics Program

DSNY Announces Major Expansion of NYC Organics Program

DSNY Announces Major Expansion of NYC Organics Program By End of 2017, Curbside Collection of Food Scraps, Food-Soiled Paper and Yard Waste will Reach 3.3 Million City Residents Today, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced a major expansion […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT AND PROMOTING PROSTITUTION

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT AND PROMOTING PROSTITUTION

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley on ‘Empire State Kickback’ Included in Harmful Republican Health Care Repeal Bill

Chairman Crowley on ‘Empire State Kickback’ Included in Harmful Republican Health Care Repeal Bill (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Republican leaders included a provision in the GOP health care repeal […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Rest In Peace Joseph Pennaso

Rest In Peace Joseph Pennaso

Joseph Pennaso, Veteran advocate and friend of the community, will not be forgotten. Funeral services will be held at Dormi Funeral Home on Morris Park Avenue.

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senator Klein, joined by Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte, announced $100,000 in funding for the Rikers Island Prosecution Bureau

Senator Klein, joined by Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte, announced $100,000 in funding for the Rikers Island Prosecution Bureau

SENATOR KLEIN TOURS RIKERS ISLAND, VISITING THE BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S PROSECUTION UNIT & JAIL FACILITY THAT HOUSES ADOLESCENT MALES Senator Klein, joined by Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte, announced $100,000 in funding for the Rikers […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Mobile Computing

Profile America: Mobile Computing

Monday, March 27 — A triumph of mobile computing was achieved on this date in 1961.  A division of the Sperry Rand Corporation equipped a trailer truck to haul a UNIVAC I computer from New York City down to North Carolina […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Profile America
Op-Ed: Opportunity to Address Outmigration From New York State

Op-Ed: Opportunity to Address Outmigration From New York State

AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS OUTMIGRATION Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Not only are New York’s high taxes and suffocating regulations holding New Yorkers back, they’re driving them away. The insufferable business climate and nation’s worst tax burden have […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Op Ed
Quote of the Day: March 26, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 26, 2017

A woman’s heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · March 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 26, 2017

Word of the Day: March 26, 2017

Connoisseur Definition: (noun) A person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts. Synonyms: Cognoscente Usage: I brought the painting to the world’s best art connoisseur’s, and they all agreed that it was an authentic Picasso and would […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Credit: offtherecordsports.com

How Best to Remember Jimmy Rollins MLB Career

By Steven Simineri Coming off a stint last October as an in-studio analyst for TBS’s major league baseball post-season coverage following stints with the Dodgers and the White Sox in 2015 and2016, respectively, 38-year old Jimmy Rollins is in camp with the […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Sports