Boxing Mourns Patrick Day With Questions Of The Risk

Boxing Mourns Patrick Day With Questions Of The Risk

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor John Guapo Maresca arrived at his store front  Big Time Bouts Boxing Club Wednesday in Carteret, New Jersey and like others in the boxing community had second thoughts about the sport.  Thoughts and prayers were […]

by · October 17, 2019 · Sports
NYCFC beats San Jose, 2-1.  (Photo credit: Gary Quintal)

Citi Field To Host NYCFC Conference Playoff Game

New York City FC to Host2019 Audi MLS Cup Eastern Conference Semifinal at Citi Field With the Yankees’ ALCS Game 4 postponed due to rain moving the series back one day, New York City FC’s Eastern Conference Semifinal match will officially take […]

by · October 16, 2019 · Sports
Yankees-Astros ALCS Game 4 Tonight Rained Out.

Yankees-Astros ALCS Game 4 Tonight Rained Out.

TONIGHT’S YANKEES-ASTROS 2019 ALCS GAME 4 IS POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER;RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 AT 8:08 P.M. (ET)   Major League Baseball has announced that tonight’s ALCS Game 4 between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros at […]

by · October 16, 2019 · Sports
Firefighters continue to fight the blaze shortly after the roof of the Marion Pharmacy collapsed.--Photo by David Greene

Profile America: American Pharmacists Month

Wednesday, October 16th. The art and science of mixing therapeutic compounds to assist medical practice goes back 4,500 or more years. Centuries ago, such specialized business was termed apothecary. Today, the familiar name is pharmacy — and the pharmacists behind […]

by · October 16, 2019 · Census, Profile America
Vernucio’s View: China Displays Massive Military Power

Vernucio’s View: China Displays Massive Military Power

Speaking at a Brookings Institution event earlier this month, Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Indo-Pacific region Randall Schriver sounded an alarm about China, and warned that the U.S. military needed to prepare for the significant challenge. Schriver noted that “We […]

by · October 16, 2019 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a three-run home run during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Bats Went Silent For Yankees In Game 3

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The American League Championship Series is defined as epic with the Yankees and  Astros but the winner moving on to the World Series could come down to Gerrit Cole. The Astros have Cole and he […]

by · October 15, 2019 · Sports
A group photo with the honorees. (Bob Press)

6th Annual Carrion Movement Event

The 6th Annual Carrion Movement — which is named for its founder Tanya Carrion — is an event for domestic violence survivors. The event was held Saturday at the United Federation of Teachers headquarters on Halsey Avenue. The co-hosts of […]

by · October 15, 2019 · News
President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on stage in the Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental New York Barclay in New York City. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Vernuccio’s View: U.S. Emphasizes Religious Freedom at U.N. Opening

As the U.N. opened its latest session, the United States co-sponsored with Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom a panel discussion on “The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang.” The BBC has reported that evidence of the camps first […]

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson. (Bob Press)

National Coming Out Day

This past Friday October 11th the thirty-first anniversary of National Coming Out Day was marked in the Bronx at the Bronx Museum. In his remarks, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said, “It’s okay for me to be who I […]

by · October 15, 2019 · LGBT Issues, News
(L - R) Miss Columbus Marie Terzulli, Honorary Marshal Principal Carol Ann Gilligan, Grand Marshal Captain Frank Vignali NYFD, Bronx DA Clark, Assemblywoman Fernandez, Councilman Gjonaj, and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. (Robert Press)

Bronx Columbus Day Parade

Saturday marked the 43rd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade. The parade marched down Morris Park Avenue, and this year turned up Williamsbridge Road to Lydig Avenue before ending one block short of Pelham Parkway. The Grand Marshal for the parade […]

by · October 15, 2019 · News, Race and Culture
What You Should Know

What You Should Know

Why I am Opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Plan to Close Rikers Island by Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. You should know that after reading an editorial that was published on October 13, 2019 in the New York Post […]

World's First Cellphone Call - April 3 1973 by Martin Cooper. (YouTube)

Profile America: Birth of Cell Phones

Sunday, October 13. With the national median age being 38.2 years, only about half of the country’s population experienced life in what might strike young people as a bleak, dark and difficult age. Practically unimaginable today, there was a time […]

by · October 13, 2019 · History, Profile America, Technology
Matters of Faith: Gainfully Employed

Matters of Faith: Gainfully Employed

By Rev. J. Loren Russell  “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. […]

by · October 13, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

GAINFULLY EMPLOYED “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. But the manifestation […]

by · October 11, 2019 · Religion, Spiritual Inspiration
Yankees Are Ready For Astros Or Rays

Yankees Are Ready For Astros Or Rays

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Make all the comparisons, analyze all the stats and if the upset minded Rays don’t finish off the Astros we are back to a rematch in the Bronx and in Houston of a classic ALCS […]

by · October 10, 2019 · Sports