Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Employment Fair for Veterans, Military Personnel and their Spouses Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Jefferson Market Library (Map and directions) Fully accessible to wheelchairs Join us, as we bring career coach David Lees, […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board

G.I.V.E You’ll Feel Better

On Veteran’s Day, GIVE, a Bronx based organization, hosted an “It’s My Park Day” event at the Old West Farms Soldier Cemetery. Although the cemetery is not a park, the historic site is owned and maintained by New York City […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized

MulchFest 2014 in the Bronx!

                Christmas is a beautiful time for families and friends to get together and enjoy quality time. The trimmings on the tree, the aroma of freshly cooked foods, drinks and cheers, it is […]

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Partnerships for Parks 2013 Conference

Partnerships for Parks 2013 Conference Inform. Connect. Empower. It’s only a few days away… Register now to reserve your spot at the Partnerships for Parks Conference on Saturday, November 16! Your ticket includes breakfast, lunch, an afternoon reception, networking, sessions […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Local News

Diwali @ Jacobi

Join us for for and hour of Culture and Education along with a taste of Bollywood Dance Performances… Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 Time: 12Noon-1PM Location: Jacobi Medical Center, Building 8 – Atrium

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board

Widowhood Effect

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report. Previous studies have looked at […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Health & Nutrition

Indian Women Legally Discrimanated Against

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some Indian laws promote a preference for sons over daughters, the United Nations said on Thursday in a report that highlights the country’s struggle to reverse a long-term decline […]

by · November 14, 2013 · World News

Eurozone Growth Weakens Euro Falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The euro fell on Thursday as the euro zone reported weakening growth, while the dollar touched a two-month high against the yen after Japan’s finance minister said currency intervention was still a policy option. The data […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business

Liechtenstein Goes Public

LONDON (Reuters) – Liechtenstein, whose banks have been accused by the United States and other countries of facilitating tax evasion, said on Thursday it would end its practice of helping foreigners hide money from their tax authorities. The move highlights […]

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Fed Chairman Calls For Larger Bank Reserves

(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday reiterated the need for banks to hold more capital and liquid assets to survive a market shock, and he endorsed practices that link executive pay to performance. “One of the most […]

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US Household Debt On The Rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. household debt rose in the latest quarter by the most in more than five years, a sign that Americans may be nearing the end of a multi-year belt-tightening trend, data from the Federal Reserve Bank […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business

Yellen Favores Loose US Monetary Policy

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Confirmation by incoming Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that the U.S. central bank’s loose monetary policy was here to stay lifted most global equity markets on Thursday, while weak euro zone data gave […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business

Beware Con Men raising funds !

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – An Ohio man who called himself Bobby Thompson was found guilty of defrauding donors of in 40 states of nearly $100 million through a fake charity for U.S. Navy veterans, a judge said on […]

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Night Lights And TV lead To Poor Quality Sleep

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Falling asleep in the glow of the TV or leaving a light on next to the bed can affect brain activity levels and lead to poor quality sleep, according to the authors […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Science

SHAMEFUL !

Today Nov. 13, 2013 Senator Gillibrand issued a statment requesting our support. Please read the following and if you can besides supporting the Senator’s efforts can your please ask your family, friends, and social media contacts to also support the […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized