Archive for December, 2016

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 2016

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5, 2016

Profile America: On Our Tows

Profile America: On Our Tows

This year marks the centennial of the invention of the tow truck.

by · December 6, 2016 · Profile America
Mayor Bill di Blasio (left) is greeted by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda at the Parkchester Baptist Church. Photo by Bob Kappstatter

Sepulveda Endorses Mayor de Blasio for Re-election

ASSEMBLYMAN SEPULVEDA ENDORSES MAYOR FOR RE-ELECTION   The 2017 Mayoral race kicked off in the Bronx as Mayor Bill de Blasio accepted an endorsement from Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda. Both elected officials spoke with congregants at the Parkchester Baptist Church on […]

by · December 6, 2016 · News, Politics
Photo Courtesy: MLB.com

Winter Meetings Boredom: Mets in Holding Pattern and Yankees?

  By Rich Mancuso/Sport Editor National Harbor, Maryland:  Maybe payroll flexibility does mean something for both New York baseball teams at the annual convention of minds also otherwise known as the 2016 MLB Winter Meetings.  Two days complete, two more […]

by · December 6, 2016 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? December 5, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? December 5, 2016

Paul Painlevé (1863) A mathematical prodigy, Painlevé embarked on a career devoted to science, but he turned to politics after the Dreyfus Affair sparked his interest. In World War I, he held several French cabinet posts and was briefly premier […]

by · December 5, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 5, 2016

Quote of the Day: December 5, 2016

A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

by · December 5, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: December 5, 2016

Word of the Day: December 5, 2016

Arid Definition: (adjective) Lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or woody plants. Synonyms: Waterless Usage: Only a few succulents managed to survive in the arid climate.

by · December 5, 2016 · Bulletin Board
New York City Football Club/MLS

New York City FC Sign 2016 USL MVP Sean Okoli

New York City FC have completed the signing of Sean Okoli from FC Cincinnati. Okoli enjoyed a remarkable 2016 in Ohio where he was named United Soccer League MVP, made the All-League Team and won the Golden Boot for his […]

by · December 5, 2016 · Sports
Police arrested Jerry Pagan, 32, and charged him with the murder of a Bronx man was found dead in a bathtub with his severed penis on the floor Saturday night. Credit NY Daily News

Suspected Sex Worker Cannibal Chops Off John’s Penis To ‘Eat’

  Both the Daily News and DNAinfo are reporting on a Bronx man was found dead in his bathtub Saturday night after a suspected male sex worker chopped off his penis, according to police. Responding officers from the 44 Precinct found the unidentified […]

by · December 5, 2016 · News

Profile America: Prohibition Ends

After nearly 14 eventful years, Prohibition ended on this date in 1933, and Americans were able once again to legally consume alcoholic beverages.

by · December 5, 2016 · Politics, Profile America
REBATE CHECKS HARDLY SOLVE NY’S HIGH TAX ISSUE

REBATE CHECKS HARDLY SOLVE NY’S HIGH TAX ISSUE

REBATE CHECKS HARDLY SOLVE NY’S HIGH TAX ISSUE by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb  Many homeowners are happy to receive a property tax rebate check in the mail. Every little bit helps, especially during the holiday shopping season. However, the […]

by · December 4, 2016 · Op Ed
Matters of Faith: Making Preparations

Matters of Faith: Making Preparations

‭‭‬‬‬‬‭‭MAKING PREPARATIONS! By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Luke 3:4-6 (KJV)‬‬ “As is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet: ‘A voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make […]

by · December 4, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Profile America: Automated Parking

The Park-O-Mat garage was completely automated, and held 72 cars in 18 levels of space just 25 by 40 feet.

by · December 4, 2016 · Profile America

Bronx DA: Man Convicted of Murder in 2013 Shooting

by · December 3, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Is KAT vs. Porzingis the Next Great NBA Rivalry?

Is KAT vs. Porzingis the Next Great NBA Rivalry?

By Steven Simineri   “We have seen two brilliant performances from two 21-year-old stars in the league,” esteemed Knicks’ broadcaster Mike Breen gushed about Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns as Towns shot free throws during the final minute of New […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Sports