Yankees Manager Sticking With His Catcher

Yankees Manager Sticking With His Catcher

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Gary Sanchez is not where he should be. The Yankees catcher is headed to those career lows in batting, on base percentage, RBI, and home runs. Though, manager Aaron Boone is not giving up on […]

by · August 10, 2020 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? August 9, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? August 9, 2020

Izaak Walton (1593) A friend and fishing companion of John Donne, Walton wrote one of the most famous and frequently reprinted books in the English language, The Compleat Angler; or, the Contemplative Man’s Recreation. The book not only describes the strategies and techniques of fishing, it also draws a picture of peace and simple virtue that was Walton’s protest against the civil wars taking place at the time. Though the book was first published in 1653, Walton continued to add to it—for how long? More…

by · August 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 9, 2020

Quote of the Day: August 9, 2020

I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life. Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) 

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Word of the Day: August 9, 2020

Word of the Day: August 9, 2020

coddle  Definition: (verb) Treat with excessive indulgence. Synonyms: baby, cocker, cosset, featherbed, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil, indulge Usage: I have warned her not to spoil the children, but she chooses to coddle them anyway. Discuss. 

by · August 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Managing the Gifts!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “The end of all things is near. You must be self-controlled and alert, to be able to pray. 8 Above everything, love one another earnestly, because love covers over many sins. 9 Open your homes […]

by · August 9, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Whose Birthday Is It? August 8, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? August 8, 2020

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902) Dirac was an influential English mathematician and theoretical physicist. In 1928, he published a version of quantum mechanics taking into account the theory of relativity. His theory predicted an antiparticle to the electron, and, in 1932, the positron was discovered. That year, Dirac was appointed to the same University of Cambridge chair once held by Isaac Newton. Likely autistic, Dirac was known for his precise nature and literal view of the world. How did he once introduce his wife? More…

by · August 8, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 8, 2020

Quote of the Day: August 8, 2020

Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live. Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)

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Word of the Day: August 8, 2020

Word of the Day: August 8, 2020

recidivate  Definition: (verb) To return to a previous pattern of behavior, especially to return to criminal habits. Synonyms: relapse, retrogress, lapse, regress, fall back Usage: I did not mean to recidivate, but burgling homes is second nature to me. Discuss.

by · August 8, 2020 · Bulletin Board

COUNCIL MEMBER FERNANDO CABRERA CALLS FILTHY STREETS PUBLIC HEALTH HAZARD, CALLS FOR CITY COUNCIL HEARING ON TRASH PICK-UP

Bronx, NY – Calling the pile up of trash and food waste in neighborhood streets, sidewalks and parks a “public health hazard,” Council Member Fernando today called for the New York City Council’s Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management […]

by · August 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Crime Prevention Officer Medero with NCO officers Brancatelli (L) and Nicewitz (R).

49th Precinct Sector A Build A Block Meeting

Wednesday night 49th Precinct Sector A NCO officers Stephen Brancatelli and Patrick Nicewitz held a meeting with less than the limit of people allowed by COVID-19 rules. The two Neighborhood Coordination Officers went over the new position of Youth Coordination […]

by · August 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 7, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? August 7, 2020

Emil Nolde (1867) Nolde was a German painter and printmaker. Fervently religious, he often painted supernatural imagery, such as demonic heads and mystic appearances. Impressed by the art he saw on a 1913 expedition to the East Indies, he began to paint brooding landscapes and colorful flowers. As a printmaker, he was noted for his crudely cut, stark black-and-white woodcuts. Though he was an early advocate of the Nazi party, the party condemned his art and forbade him to paint. What did he do instead? More…

by · August 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 7, 2020

Quote of the Day: August 7, 2020

Every man is as heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) 

by · August 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 7, 2020

Word of the Day: August 7, 2020

embolden  Definition: (verb) To foster boldness or courage in; encourage. Synonyms: cheer, hearten Usage: Emboldened by the success of his first novel, he started on a second. Discuss.

by · August 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 6, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? August 6, 2020

Lucille Désirée Ball (1911) Ball was the star of the tremendously popular 1950s television show I Love Lucy. Prior to her superstardom, Ball appeared in many B-movies, earning the nickname “Queen of the B’s.” With her rasping voice and a comic persona alternately brassy and feminine, she became the preeminent female star of the early decades of television. She and costar Desi Arnaz, married in real life and on I Love Lucy, divorced after the show ended. In what other shows and films did Ball appear? More…

by · August 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 6, 2020

Quote of the Day: August 6, 2020

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

by · August 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board