Chairman Crowley Statement on Latest Republican Effort to Strip 32 Million of Health Care Coverage

Chairman Crowley Statement on Latest Republican Effort to Strip 32 Million of Health Care Coverage

Chairman Crowley Statement on Latest Republican Effort to Strip 32 Million of Health Care Coverage (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Senate […]

by · July 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
The Sovereign State of Winneconne. Credit: sovereignstateofwinneconne.com

Profile America: The Winneconne Secession

Friday, July 21 — Fifty years ago today, Winneconne, Wisconsin declared its independence. Residents were annoyed that their town of some 1,300 was accidentally left off the state’s 1967 road map. Unsatisfied with Wisconsin’s apology, they seceded. Upon forming the […]

by · July 21, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? July 20, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? July 20, 2017

Alexander the Great (356 BCE) The son of Philip II of Macedon, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle and became king at 20. One of the greatest generals in ancient history, he conquered much of Greece and Persia before his troops […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 20, 2017

Quote of the Day: July 20, 2017

Diplomacy, n.: The patriotic art of lying for one’s country. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse

Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse

Lawmakers Press ICE for Answers after Incident at Queens Courthouse Washington, DC – New York City’s Democratic Members of the U.S. House today wrote the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) following reports that federal […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
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Bronx Native Earns Raves for “THE BRONX KILL”

Bronx Native Philip Cioffari Earns Raves for new Novel, The Bronx Kill: A taut, tense, atmospheric tale, The Bronx Kill is now available nationwide   LIVINGSTON, AL – Award-winning novelist Philip Cioffari has earned raves for his latest novel, The Bronx Kill. A thoughtful, thought-provoking, exquisitely […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Arts and Culture, Bulletin Board
Sanitation Department Proposes Expanded Organics Recycling Requirements for Large Food Retailers and Food Service Establishments

Sanitation Department Proposes Expanded Organics Recycling Requirements for Large Food Retailers and Food Service Establishments

Sanitation Department Proposes Expanded Organics Recycling Requirements for Large Food Retailers and Food Service Establishments Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today announced a proposal to require additional commercial food establishments to separate organic waste. The proposal is expected to increase food […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
12th District Community Engagement Day & Parade

12th District Community Engagement Day & Parade

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
BRONX DA: FORMER NYC CORRECTION OFFICER SENTENCED TO A YEAR IN JAIL FOR TAKING BRIBES TO SMUGGLE CONTRABAND INTO RIKERS ISLAND

BRONX DA: FORMER NYC CORRECTION OFFICER SENTENCED TO A YEAR IN JAIL FOR TAKING BRIBES TO SMUGGLE CONTRABAND INTO RIKERS ISLAND

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Wait a second.  At first look the Yankees are in playoff position and this was supposed to be the season of rebuilding and looking at next year, or the year after. But the youngsters have put […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Fordham University head athletic trainer Vinny Porricelli, ATC, CSCS, who has worked with Fordham student-athletes for the past 35 years, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Porricelli’s retirement will be effective August 25, 2017.  “We are immensely grateful to Vinny for […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Congressman Crowley on CBO Analysis of President Trump’s Budget

Congressman Crowley on CBO Analysis of President Trump’s Budget (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of President Trump’s budget: “The Congressional Budget Office’s score of President […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: National Junk Food Day

Profile America: National Junk Food Day

Thursday, July 20 — A substantial and recurring feature of national media reporting is devoted to nutrition and health. There, doctors and public health officials express concerns about obesity, diabetes and the quality of the diet of many Americans. However, […]

Whose Birthday Is It? July 19, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? July 19, 2017

Charles Horace Mayo (1865) Mayo was a gifted surgeon who, with his father, brother, and several other doctors, founded the world-renowned non-profit medical center in Minnesota that would become the Mayo Clinic. In addition to seeing patients, Mayo served as […]

by · July 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 19, 2017

Word of the Day: July 19, 2017

Repose Definition: (noun) The act of resting or the state of being at rest. Synonyms: Ease, Relaxation, Rest Usage: The vacationer took his repose beside the swimming pool.

by · July 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board