Whose Birthday Is It? March 21, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? March 21, 2019

Joseph Fourier (1768) Fourier was a French mathematician and Egyptologist. As an engineer on the Egyptian expedition led by Napoleon—who later made him a baron—he conducted anthropological investigations and wrote the preface to the monumental Description de l’Égypte, whose publication […]

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Quote of the Day: March 21, 2019

Quote of the Day: March 21, 2019

A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. Mark Twain (1835-1910)  

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Word of the Day: March 21, 2019

Word of the Day: March 21, 2019

corpuscle Definition: (noun) (Nontechnical usage) A tiny piece of anything. Synonyms: mote, particle, speck, atom, molecule Usage: I would not touch one corpuscle of that germ-ridden filth. Discuss.  

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Profile America: Single Parent’s Day

Profile America: Single Parent’s Day

Thursday, March 21st. This is Single Parent’s Day — observed on this date every year since 1984 to recognize all those women and men who are raising children without partners. Single-parent families may result not just from out-of-wedlock births, but […]

Yankees Unveil Dining Menu For Fans

Yankees Unveil Dining Menu For Fans

YANKEES AND LEGENDS HOSPITALITY UNVEIL 2019 YANKEE STADIUM DINING MENU AVAILABLE TO ALL FANS — YANKEES TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE GUESTS SOCIAL GATHERING SPACES AND CREATIVE BALLPARK FOOD The New York Yankees today unveiled numerous new exciting dining options which will be available […]

by · March 20, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? March 20, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? March 20, 2019

Henrik Ibsen (1828) Ibsen, a Norwegian playwright, is considered the father of modern theater. Emphasizing character over plot, he explored psychological conflicts stemming from frustrated love and destructive family relationships, and he addressed social problems such as political corruption and […]

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Quote of the Day: March 20, 2019

Quote of the Day: March 20, 2019

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)  

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Word of the Day: March 20, 2019

Word of the Day: March 20, 2019

exhume Definition: (verb) Dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies. Synonyms: disinter Usage: Hoping to uncover evidence of foul play, the police chief ordered that the body be exhumed. Discuss.  

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Profile America: First US Bank Robbery

Profile America: First US Bank Robbery

Wednesday, March 20th. Banks had operated in America for about a half century before someone tried to make an unauthorized withdrawal. On this date in 1831, Edward Smith committed the country’s first bank robbery — hitting the City Bank on […]

Whose Birthday Is It? March 19, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? March 19, 2019

Wyatt Earp (1848) Earp was an American frontiersman. In the 1870s, he worked as a police officer in Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, where he befriended gunmen Doc Holliday and Bat Masterson. He later worked as a guard for Wells, […]

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Quote of the Day: March 19, 2019

Quote of the Day: March 19, 2019

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

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Word of the Day: March 19, 2019

Word of the Day: March 19, 2019

champ Definition: (verb) To bite or chew upon noisily. Synonyms: chomp Usage: When my dog gets a bone, he just sits there all night happily champing on it. Discuss.  

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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

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Bronx TNR Workshop Saturday April 13

Bronx TNR Workshop Saturday April 13

Bronx TNR Workshop Saturday April 13 Neighborhood Cats TNR Workshop Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:00am – 2:30pm Location: 1985 Westchester Avenue Bronx, NY 10462 Get more people involved in TNR. Help spread the word about our TNR workshop in the […]

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Profile America: National Agriculture Week

Profile America: National Agriculture Week

Tuesday, March 19th. Among the blessings of civilization are the broad availabilities of food and clothing, such that we don’t’ have to reflect on how this abundance is created in the first place. To celebrate this great human achievement, today […]