Andujar Deserved The Award

Andujar Deserved The Award

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “Another factor that works against Andujar is a “NY bias.” Yes, it does exist among out of town voters. There are some who will not back Andujar because he played for the Yankees.” That my […]

by · November 13, 2018 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? November 13, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? November 13, 2018

Johann Eck (1486) Eck, a German Catholic theologian, was initially friendly with Martin Luther but did not hesitate to condemn Luther’s 95 Theses—which criticized papal policy—as heretical. Known for his dialectic skill, he publicly confronted Luther in 1519, and then […]

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Quote of the Day: November 13, 2018

Quote of the Day: November 13, 2018

It is essential to the idea of a law, that it be attended with a sanction; or, in other words, a penalty or punishment for disobedience. Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)  

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Word of the Day: November 13, 2018

Word of the Day: November 13, 2018

niggle Definition: (verb) Worry unnecessarily or excessively. Synonyms: fret, fuss Usage: I realize now that the things which used to niggle me did not really matter. Discuss.  

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Union Toll Plaza on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway

Tolls for Thee

Tuesday, November 13th. The first automatic tolls collection station went into service this month in 1954. It was installed at the Union Toll Plaza on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway. Motorists dropped coins into a wire mesh hopper, triggering a […]

Nov 11, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta United defender Franco Escobar (2) and New York City midfielder Yangel Herrera (30) get tangled in the first half in the Eastern Conference semifinal at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Falls Short In Semifinals

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Sunday evening NYCFC saw their season come to an end after a 3-1 loss to Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the MLS playoffs. This was the third consecutive year that NYCFC failed to […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? November 12, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? November 12, 2018

Jeanne Mance (1606) Mance was a member of a French association that planned a utopian colony at Montreal. With the support of the French queen, Anne of Austria, she sailed with the first settlers in 1641. Mance, who had cared […]

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Quote of the Day: November 12, 2018

Quote of the Day: November 12, 2018

Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honor aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear preoccupateth it. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)  

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 12, 2018

Word of the Day: November 12, 2018

clavicle Definition: (noun) Bone linking the scapula and sternum. Synonyms: collarbone Usage: He will be out for the rest of the season thanks to a broken clavicle. Discuss.  

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Veterans/Armistice Day

Profile America: Veterans/Armistice Day

Sunday, November 11th/Monday 12th. One century ago today, history’s bloodiest war to date ended after more than four years of slaughter. The Veterans Day holiday was conceived as Armistice Day to honor the 4.7 million Americans who served — and […]

Veterans Day: We thank all who served and who serve today

Veterans Day: We thank all who served and who serve today

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.” — Douglas MacArthur Veterans Day 2018 was on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 and designated as a Federal Holiday […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
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Veterans Day 2018

Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2018 On November 11, 1918, the United States and its allies signed an armistice with Germany to end hostilities in World War I. The Great War exacted a tremendous toll on our Nation. More than […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
Matters of Faith: Don’t Look Back

Matters of Faith: Don’t Look Back

They press on to the high calling of Christ Jesus, just like those who finish the race.

by · November 11, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A Good Boxing Guy Gets Inducted

A Good Boxing Guy Gets Inducted

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Lee Samuels tells family, friends, and colleagues that a boxing publicist does not deserve recognition. However he has been employed the past 38 years at Top Rank Boxing as their lead publicist. Earlier this year, […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? November 9, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? November 9, 2018

Benjamin Banneker (1731) Banneker was a free African American who was largely self-educated in astronomy and mathematics. In 1761, he drew attention by building a wooden clock that kept precise time for some 50 years. He accurately predicted a solar […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Bulletin Board