Whose Birthday Is It? July 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 17, 2018

Ismail I (1487) The young Ismail I went into hiding after his father’s death and emerged at age 14 to proclaim himself Shah of Iran. Despite his youth, he was able to reunify Iran and establish the Safavid Empire, which […]

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 17, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 17, 2018

It’s all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it’s not so nice when you really come to have them, is it? Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)  

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 17, 2018

Word of the Day: July 17, 2018

exhalation Definition: (noun) The act of expelling air from the lungs. Synonyms: breathing out, expiration Usage: He drew the first whiff of smoke deep into his lungs and expelled it in a long and lingering exhalation.  

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
City Parks Foundation Seeks Participants for Next Free ” Family Adventure Race”

City Parks Foundation Seeks Participants for Next Free ” Family Adventure Race”

Calling All Adventurous Families! CITY PARKS FOUNDATION SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR ITS NEXT FREE “FAMILY ADVENTURE RACE” ON JULY 22 IN BROOKLYN Supported by New York Road Runners July 12, 2018 — New York, NY — City Parks Foundation’s “Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, […]

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Harvard School of Dental Medicine opened on this date in 1782.

Profile America: For Harvard, It Was Tooth or Consequences

On this date in 1867, Harvard University opened the first dental school associated with a medical school.

The Laughs Are Rolling All Summer Long at Empire City Casino

The Laughs Are Rolling All Summer Long at Empire City Casino

The Laughs Are Rolling All Summer Long at Empire City Casino (Yonkers, NY) — The laughs are rolling all summer long at Empire City Casino with four Wednesday Comedy Nights on the calendar featuring comedians from hit television series such […]

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 16, 2018

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 16, 2018

Where The Pols Are, July 17

Where The Pols Are, July 17

Tuesday, July 17 Governor Cuomo is in Albany and New York City. Mayor de Blasio will be in New York City. There are no public events scheduled. First Lady Chirlane McCray will travel to Oakland, Calif to participate in the […]

Sep 9, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; New York Mets left fielder Michael Conforto (30) hits an RBI single during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Mets Must Rebuild Now

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Passing grade does not apply with the first half disaster. At the All-Star break sharing last with the Marlins, and with fewest wins in the  National League, now is the time for the Mets to […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2018

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872) Amundsen was a Norwegian polar explorer who led the first expeditions to traverse the Northwest Passage and to reach the South Pole. Turning to air exploration, in 1926 he and Umberto Nobile succeeded in flying […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 16, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 16, 2018

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. Mark Twain (1835-1910)  

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 16, 2018

Word of the Day: July 16, 2018

comeuppance Definition: (noun) A punishment or retribution that one deserves; one’s just deserts. Synonyms: deserts Usage: The central character is an evil man who gets his comeuppance in the end.  

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Seremein Bronx Music Heritage Center & WHEDCO

Seremein Bronx Music Heritage Center & WHEDCO

By José Francisco Ávila Haga clic para leer en Español As our society becomes more culturally diverse, organizations are understanding the need to work with other organizations in order to “turn up the sound,” so their voices are heard and […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Listen as History Comes Alive

Listen as History Comes Alive

LISTEN AS HISTORY COMES ALIVE Does history repeat itself? Can history serve as inspiration? What leads community members to raise their voices for justice and social change? What inspires you?  Join SummerStage for a special series, produced in collaboration with the social […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Business Council of New York State

NYS Business Council touts $1B savings to the Workers’ Compensation system

Newly approved lost-cost rates, coupled with already realized savings, will save state employers upwards of a billion dollars Albany, N.Y. – The Business Council of New York State, Inc., today highlighted the newly approved 11.7 percent reduction in loss cost […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Business, Government, News