Archive for November, 2016

Councilmember Ritchie Torres and NYC DHS Announce Opening of New Homeless Shelter for LGBTQ Community

Councilmember Ritchie Torres and NYC DHS Announce Opening of New Homeless Shelter for LGBTQ Community

NYC DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS SERVICES AND COUNCIL MEMBER RITCHIE TORRES ANNOUNCE OPENING OF NEW HOMELESS SHELTER FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY Brand-new shelter model will provide targeted services for LGBTQ community NEW YORK—Today, the Department of Homeless Services and Council Member Ritchie […]

Books with Bharati – December 9th

Books with Bharati – December 9th

by · November 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: DITY Direct-Dial Area Codes

Profile America: DITY Direct-Dial Area Codes

Profile America — A key part of daily telecommunications is 65 years old this month, as direct-dial telephone area codes for transcontinental calling were introduced in 1951. The mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, made the first official call, picking up […]

by · November 21, 2016 · Profile America, Technology
Whose Birthday Is It? November 20, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? November 20, 2016

Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1866) Landis was a US federal judge and the first commissioner of professional baseball. Named for a Georgia mountain where his father had been wounded during the Civil War, he practiced law in Illinois before serving as […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 20, 2016

Quote of the Day: November 20, 2016

We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 20, 2016

Word of the Day: November 20, 2016

Sundog Definition: (noun) A small halo or rainbow near the horizon just off of the parhelic circle. Synonyms: Mock sun, Parhelion Usage: The scientists concluded that the sundog’s rainbow-like appearance must be the result of the diffraction of light.

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
SENATOR JEFF KLEIN CELEBRATES ART CENTER OPENING AT HOWIE STONE ADULT DAY CARE

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN CELEBRATES ART CENTER OPENING AT HOWIE STONE ADULT DAY CARE

Bronx, NY — State Senator Jeff Klein (D- Bronx/Westchester) and AHRC NYC Executive Director Gary Lind unveiled a new art center on Thursday at Howie Stone Adult Day Care. They were also joined by the family of the late Howie […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Special at Applebee’s Grill & Bar

Thanksgiving Dinner Special at Applebee’s Grill & Bar

  Start A Thanksgiving Family Tradition. Relax While We Do All The Cooking. Celebrate with Applebee’s Thanksgiving Dinner Plate.

by · November 20, 2016 · Business
FOUR PEOPLE INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED RAPE; FORCED 14-YEAR-OLD BRONX GIRL INTO PROSTITUTION

FOUR PEOPLE INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED RAPE; FORCED 14-YEAR-OLD BRONX GIRL INTO PROSTITUTION

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, or Street Cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, or Street Cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, or Street Cleaning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there would be no garbage, organics nor recycling collection, or street cleaning, […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
NYCHCC Announces SBA Roundtable with Hispanic Business Owners

NYCHCC Announces SBA Roundtable with Hispanic Business Owners

Op-Ed: AT THANKSGIVING, TIME TO GIVE HELP TO THE COMMUNITY

Op-Ed: AT THANKSGIVING, TIME TO GIVE HELP TO THE COMMUNITY

AT THANKSGIVING, TIME TO GIVE HELP TO THE COMMUNITY Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb  There are few things that bring people and friends together like Thanksgiving Day. Sharing food, reflecting on what we are grateful for and enjoying parades, […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Op Ed
Matter of Faith: Even if You Can’t See the Results

Matter of Faith: Even if You Can’t See the Results

Even if You Can’t See the Results By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NKJV) Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Profile America: Howard University

Profile America: Howard University

Profile America — One of the most renowned of America’s historically black colleges was founded on this date in 1866 as the Howard Theological Seminary. Named after Civil War general and post-war Freedmen’s Bureau Director Oliver O. Howard, the seminary […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Profile America
President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Settlement Reached In Trump University Case — $25 Million

New York — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that a$25 million settlement agreement was reached in the Trump University case. In 2013, Schneiderman’s office sued Donald Trump for allegedly swindling thousands of innocent Americans out of ​millions of dollars through enrollment at Trump University. According […]

by · November 19, 2016 · News