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
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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
Profile America: First Health Insurance

Profile America: First Health Insurance

Friday, April 21 — Health insurance coverage has been a major topic of media and political interest for the past decade or so, but the concept goes back 170 years. The Massachusetts Health Insurance Company of Boston was organized on this […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Profile America
FILM SCREENING | Rikers: An American Jail, Fri, May 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM., Tishman Auditorium, University Center at the New School, 63 Fifth Av, New York City.

FILM SCREENING — Rikers: An American Jail, May 5

The New York City Mayor and City Council recently endorsed a plan to close Rikers. Join us to explore what Rikers means for the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day. RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL, […]

‘City Hall in Your Borough’ Comes to The Bronx in May

‘City Hall in Your Borough’ Comes to The Bronx in May

On Twitter, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz announced that the next stop on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “City Hall in Your Borough” tour will be The Bronx. Sometime in late May, City Hall will relocate to 851 Grand Concourse for the week. […]

AARP Shredding Event, May 3rd

AARP Shredding Event, May 3rd

AARP Fraud Watch Network presents ‘Operation Stop Scams’ shredding event, May 3rd at Bronx Borough Hall, 851 Grand Concourse, 11 am until 2 pm. For more information, call 1-866-227-7442 or visit AARP NYC.

Foot Locker Celebrates Global Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker Celebrates Global Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker Jets Three Sneakerheads Around the World For ‘Pick Up Trips’ Foot Locker, a leading global specialty athletic retailer, is celebrating sneaker culture around the world this week by sending three lucky Foot Locker customers on intercontinental “Pick Up […]

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Profile America: Credit Cards

Thursday, April 20 — To borrow from some recent advertising slogans, although many Americans couldn’t imagine leaving home without them, and they’re everywhere they want to be, there was a time when credit cards were rare. They were issued only by […]

by · April 20, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: All News Radio

Profile America: All News Radio

Wednesday, April 19 — The first all-news radio format in the U.S. debuted on this date in 1965, as WINS-AM in New York City switched from rock and roll to rip and read. Almost 20 years earlier, the station had notched […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Profile America
Word of the Day: April 19, 2017

Word of the Day: April 19, 2017

Bonhomie Definition: (noun) A pleasant and affable disposition. Synonyms: Affability, Affableness, Amiableness, Geniality, Amiability Usage: The good humor and bonhomie called up by this last evening had disappeared.

by · April 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

WYSK: Why I Am Against A Constitutional Convention

WYSK: Why I Am Against A Constitutional Convention

Why I Am Against A Constitutional Convention By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that on November 7, 2017, New Yorkers will vote on whether or not to spend millions of dollars to hold a State Constitutional Convention. You […]

by · April 19, 2017 · What You Should Know
Luis Severino, NY Yankees. Credit: nysportsday.com

Severino Has Arrived For Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Similar to Michael Pineda there was always this conception about Yankees righthander Luis Severino. The kid can pitch and when his command is on point, as it has been in three starts this young season, there […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Sports