Archive for December, 2013

Gay marriages proceed in Utah as judge refuses to block ruling

BY JENNIFER DOBNER SALT LAKE CITY Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:07pm EST Shauna Griffen (L) and Brooke Shepherd get married at the Salt Lake County Government Building in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 23, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM URQUHART (Reuters) – Same-sex […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Domestic News, News

“IN Progress” Free Writing Workshops

The Bronx Writers Center Launches its Free 2014 “In Progress” Writing Workshop Series with “Activating Scenes” (Bronx, NY) The Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Writers Center will present In Progress: Activating Scenes on Monday, January 13 (6:30-8:30pm), a free […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Bulletin Board

A Christmas Message From Dean Anthony J. Tamburri

From the Dean’s desk… This column will serve to bring to your attention, from time to time, those issues that we feel may be of general interest and/or concern to the greater Italian and Italian/American community throughout the United States. […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Features

Message from The Social Security Administration

Dear Sir: I want to let you know about some important upcoming changes to the services we provide at Social Security offices across the country. As of February 2014, the Social Security Administration will no longer offer Social Security number […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Domestic News

Wanted for Questioning in the 45th Precinct

by · December 23, 2013 · Local News, Uncategorized

Listen Up High School Grads…

by · December 23, 2013 · Local News

President Obama not worried about daughters dating…He has help!

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama says he’s not worried about his daughters starting to date. After all, he’s got some help keeping an eye on them

by · December 22, 2013 · Features

China ventures into Antarctica

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will expand its presence in Antarctica by building a fourth research base and finding a site for a fifth, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, as the country steps up its

by · December 22, 2013 · Science

Study offers hope for World’s Coral Reefs

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – A 13-year study of coral reefs spontaneously recovering in the Cayman Islands offers hope of refuting often doomsday forecasts about the worldwide decline of the colorful marine habitat. Scientists monitoring the Cayman reefs […]

by · December 22, 2013 · Science

Full recovery of the ozone layer of Earth’s ozone layer years away

By Irene Klotz SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – – Earth’s upper atmosphere is still so saturated with ozone-eating chlorine that it will take about another decade for evidence that a nearly 25-year-old ban on such destructive chemicals is working, scientists said. […]

by · December 22, 2013 · Science
Foxy Family’s 1st Annual Jolly Holiday Toy Giveaway

Foxy Family’s 1st Annual Jolly Holiday Toy Giveaway

(left to right – Luna, Tanya Carrion, Miriam Quinn, Santa, one of Santa’s youth helpers, Evelyn Torres, Clarisel Gonzalez and Ana Santana ) The Jolly Holiday Toy Giveaway, hosted by the Foxy Family was held earlier today at Side Street Catering […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Features

Xmass Gamers go all out

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The annual no-holds-barred Christmas holiday slugfest between mobile game developers has a new twist this year: marketing and user-acquisition costs will

by · December 21, 2013 · Business
Cricket, Let The Holy War Begin!

Cricket, Let The Holy War Begin!

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Let the holy war begin. The holy war of cricket, that is. The Church of England on Friday formally took up the Vatican’s challenge to settle scores on the cricket pitch nearly 500 […]

by · December 21, 2013 · World News
Backlash Against Techie Gentrification

Backlash Against Techie Gentrification

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Protesters blocked buses said to be operated by Google Inc and Apple Inc in San Francisco and Oakland on Friday, the latest sign of a growing backlash against the booming

by · December 21, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on his legacy tour running late.

By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) – The subway delivering New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the latest stop on his legacy tour was running late. Bloomberg, who is set to leave office on December 31, was touting the […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Local News