Paranda: The Spanish Influenced Garifuna  Music 

Paranda: The Spanish Influenced Garifuna  Music 

Paranda: The Spanish Influenced Garifuna  Music Garifuna Arts & Culture Appreciation Month in NYC By José Francisco Ávila Haga Clic para leer en Español Paranda is one of the fundamental Garifuna Rhythms, as well as one of the popular genres […]

by · August 9, 2018 · Arts and Culture
Movies and Street Games, Oh My! at Orchard Beach

Movies and Street Games, Oh My! at Orchard Beach

On Friday, August 10th, catch Star Wars: The Last Jedi  for free in the Park! The screen will be set up behind the track area off of Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue. Movie starts at dusk, but get there early, 7:30pm, to get your spot! […]

by · August 9, 2018 · Bulletin Board
REGISTER NOW FOR AUGUST SESSION OF GOLF

REGISTER NOW FOR AUGUST SESSION OF GOLF

REGISTER NOW FOR AUGUST SESSION OF GOLF Keep swinging into summer fun with our introductory golf program this August. Our golf program is open to children ages 6-17 of all skill levels. After completing the introductory program, all are invited […]

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DEPUTY BOROUGH PRESIDENT SCOTT-MCFADDEN JOINS SENIORS FOR ‘MEDICARE CARD KICK OFF’ EVENT

DEPUTY BOROUGH PRESIDENT SCOTT-MCFADDEN JOINS SENIORS FOR ‘MEDICARE CARD KICK OFF’ EVENT

DEPUTY BOROUGH PRESIDENT SCOTT-MCFADDEN JOINS SENIORS FOR ‘MEDICARE CARD KICK OFF’ EVENT On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden joined senior citizen advocates and residents of the Rain Eastchester Senior Center to help raise awareness of […]

by · August 9, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Yankees Longest Homestand of Year Begins Thursday Night

Yankees Longest Homestand of Year Begins Thursday Night

YANKEES RETURN TO YANKEE STADIUM FOR 11-GAME HOMESTAND Yankees to celebrate 20th anniversary of 1998 world series championship during Aug. 17-19 Toronto series The New York Yankees will return home for a season-long, 11-game homestand on Thursday. The stretch of games […]

by · August 8, 2018 · Sports

Empire City Casino Partners with New York Blood Center in Response to Emergency Blood Donation Appeal

Empire City Casino Partners with New York Blood Center in Response to Emergency Blood Donation Appeal; Hosting Local Blood Drive August 17 in Casino’s Good Time Room   Public Urged to Help the Cause Pre-Register Available at NYBloodCenter.org   (Yonkers, […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? August 8, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 8, 2018

Matthew Alexander Henson (1866) Orphaned in his youth, Henson went to work on a merchant ship at the age of 12. After nearly a decade at sea, he met American explorer Robert E. Peary and became his valet and assistant […]

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Quote of the Day: August 8, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 8, 2018

The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly […]

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Word of the Day: August 8, 2018

protuberant Definition: (adjective) Swelling out from the surrounding surface. Synonyms: bellying, bulgy, bulbous Usage: The huge and protuberant stomach was amply supported by wide and massive hips, and the shoulders were broad as those of a Hercules.      

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August Is Tree Check Month: Public’s Help Needed to Find the Asian Longhorned Beetle

August Is Tree Check Month: Public’s Help Needed to Find the Asian Longhorned Beetle

Washington D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is reminding citizens that August is Tree Check Month. This is the best time of year to check your trees for signs of the Asian […]

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BP DIAZ & BRONX COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY RELEASE ‘THE BRONX COUNTY BUILDING’S HISTORIC MURALS: AN ARTISTIC LEGACY’

BP DIAZ & BRONX COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY RELEASE ‘THE BRONX COUNTY BUILDING’S HISTORIC MURALS: AN ARTISTIC LEGACY’

BP DIAZ & BRONX COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY RELEASE ‘THE BRONX COUNTY BUILDING’S HISTORIC MURALS: AN ARTISTIC LEGACY’ Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx County Historical Society have partnered on a new publication highlighting the historic artwork within […]

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NYS Senator Gustavo Rivera, SD 33

SENATOR RIVERA RESPONDS TO REPUBLICAN GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE’S COMMENTS ON THE NEW YORK HEALTH ACT 

SENATOR RIVERA RESPONDS TO REPUBLICAN GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE’S COMMENTS ON THE NEW YORK HEALTH ACT  “Mr. Molinaro needs to get his facts straight: Universal healthcare is not a radical idea. Inevitably, there will be challenges in implementing any new system in New […]

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Uber and Lyft Drivers Call on City Officials to Pass Historic Legislation

Uber and Lyft Drivers Call on City Officials to Pass Historic Legislation

Uber and Lyft Drivers Call on City Officials to Pass Historic LegislationIDG to City Council: “Be on the right side of history” New York, NY — After a two year campaign by the Independent Drivers Guild, New York City officials […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? August 7, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 7, 2018

John Heathcoat (1783) Heathcoat was not the first person to invent a lacemaking machine, but his apparatus was the first to produce an exact imitation of handmade pillow lace. Patented in 1809, it was the most complex textile machine then […]

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Quote of the Day: August 7, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 7, 2018

Men’s lives are as thoroughly blended with each other as the air they breathe: evil spreads as necessarily as disease. George Eliot (1819-1880)  

by · August 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board