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Bharati Foundation Teams with INCA and AAOHA to Feed Hundreds of People in Soundview

Saturday Ms. Bharati Kemraj of the Bharati Foundation joined with Shabbir Gul of the INCA Relief USA, and Aleksander Nilaj of AAOHA to hand out all kinds of food, (including pet food) to hundreds of people who lined up for […]

by · May 31, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 31, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? May 31, 2020

Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443) Beaufort was an English noblewoman, wife of Edmund Tudor, and the mother of Henry VII, founder of the Tudor Dynasty. She gave birth to Henry at 13, shortly after being widowed, and developed a close bond with her only child. Renowned for her philanthropy, she endowed professorships of divinity at Oxford and Cambridge and with the help of her confessor, John Fisher, founded Christ’s College and St. John’s College, Cambridge. She later acted as regent for Henry VIII. How many times did she marry? More…

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Quote of the Day: May 31, 2020

Quote of the Day: May 31, 2020

I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible. Jane Austen (1775-1817) 

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Word of the Day: May 31, 2020

Word of the Day: May 31, 2020

clerisy  Definition: (noun) Educated people considered as a group; the literati. Synonyms: intelligentsia Usage: I have heard it said that intellectual curiosity is the mark of a member of the clerisy. Discuss.

by · May 31, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: Exercise Self-Control

Matters of Faith: Exercise Self-Control

“Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.” Romans 12:17-18 NKJV The subject of this article […]

by · May 31, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Exercise Your Self-Control

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell Romans 12:17-18 NKJV “Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.” […]

by · May 30, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Update on the Coronavirus Pandemic – May 29, 2020

 ‌  ‌  ‌  ‌ Click on the icons above to follow NYC Councilman Mark Gjonaj on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Dear Friends:I hope you and your families are continuing to stay well during this time. It is a sad milestone as we […]

by · May 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Foley’s: Baseball’s Latest Tragedy

Foley’s: Baseball’s Latest Tragedy

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports In the coming days you will be reading about the closing of the the most famous baseball and sports establishment in NYC and probably the country. Yes Foley’s in mid town Manhattan will not be reopening when […]

by · May 30, 2020 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? May 30, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? May 30, 2020

Mel Blanc (1908) One of the most prolific voice actors of all time, Blanc began his career in radio. In 1933, he began to work for a daily radio program, for which he created several voices. In 1937, he joined the cartoon department of Warner Brothers. During his 50-year career, he supplied voices in more than 3,000 animated cartoons for hundreds of characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and Woody Woodpecker. Which Looney Tunes character is said to sound closest Blanc’s natural voice? More…

by · May 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: May 30, 2020

Quote of the Day: May 30, 2020

Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

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Word of the Day: May 30, 2020

Word of the Day: May 30, 2020

prehension  Definition: (noun) The act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles). Synonyms: taking hold, grasping, seizing Usage: A well-developed tail … might subsequently come to be worked in for all sorts of purposes, as a fly-flapper, an organ of prehension, or as an aid in turning. Discuss.

by · May 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Boxing Set For Limited Return

Boxing Set For Limited Return

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor March 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. That  was the last and live boxing event in New York City headlined with heavyweights Adam Kownackio and Robert Helenius. The boxing world has been dark with […]

by · May 29, 2020 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? May 29, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? May 29, 2020

Bob Hope (1903) Famous for his “ski-jump” nose, superb timing, and irreverent attitude, Hope was an immensely popular American comedian. He debuted in vaudeville in the 1920s and later performed on radio, television, stage, and in more than 50 films. He hosted the Oscars a record-breaking 17 times over 38 years. A master of comic monologues and mildly bawdy one-liners, he was a tireless entertainer of US troops overseas. When asked on his deathbed at age 100 where he wanted to be buried, how did he respond? More…

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Quote of the Day: May 29, 2020

Quote of the Day: May 29, 2020

A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist. Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC)

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Word of the Day: May 29, 2020

Word of the Day: May 29, 2020

insuperable  Definition: (adjective) Impossible to overcome. Synonyms: insurmountable, unconquerable Usage: The fact that he had made her an offer, and she had refused him, had placed an insuperable barrier between her and him. Discuss.

by · May 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board