Archive for May, 2017

Congressman Joseph Crowley, 14th Congressional District

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Bera on International Basketball Federation Decision to End Discriminatory Policy on Articles of Faith

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Bera on International Basketball Federation Decision to End Discriminatory Policy on Articles of Faith (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Congressman Ami Bera (D-Calif.) released a joint statement today on the International […]

by · May 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 14, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? May 14, 2017

Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1316) Charles IV was a 14th-century Holy Roman Emperor, German king, and king of Bohemia. He was educated at the French court and fought the English at Crécy, where the heroic death of his father, […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: May 14, 2017

Quote of the Day: May 14, 2017

One soweth and another reapeth is a verity that applies to evil as well as good. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · May 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 14, 2017

Word of the Day: May 14, 2017

Hellion Definition: (noun) A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person. Synonyms: Devil, Heller Usage: He chased the young hellions out of his yard, but the boys had already trampled his wife’s precious flowerbeds, and the blooms could not be salvaged.

by · May 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Radiant Training & Consulting director, Elvis Polanco. Photo Credit: Rich Mancuso

Radiant Training School: Life After A Ring Career

By Rich Mancuso Glen Ghany at one time was destined to go far in the boxing ring. The 40-year old native and resident of the Bronx could punch with the best and took home six New York City Golden Gloves […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Features
Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s Day 2017

  Sunday, May 14 — Today is Mother’s Day — one of the nation’s most revered national observances, with meaning beyond flowers, cards and brunches. The idea started in 1908 with Anna Jarvis of West Virginia to honor her deceased mother […]

Matters of Faith: FINDING GOLD IN THE STORM!

Matters of Faith: FINDING GOLD IN THE STORM!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:10-11 “But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last your care for me has flourished again; though you surely did care, but you lacked opportunity. 11 Not that I speak in […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rosanna Vargas, Esq, Bronx Commissioner, NYC Board of Elections.

Bronx Political Round-Up, May 14

                                The Dash For Cash in the Southeast Bronx  In District 18, Elvin Garcia leads in the dash for campaign cash. In his latest filing, […]

LAIMBEER RAINS ON NEW YORK LIBERTY PARADE IN  SEASON OPENER

LAIMBEER RAINS ON NEW YORK LIBERTY PARADE IN SEASON OPENER

By Luis Vazquez Like the unfortunate souls who were inundated by torrential rains on their way to Madison Square Garden Saturday afternoon, the New York Liberty ran into Hurricane Bill after a 73-64 win over the short-handed San Antonio Stars […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Sports
Word of the Day: May 13, 2017

Word of the Day: May 13, 2017

Perdition Definition: (noun) The abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment. Synonyms: Hell, Infernal region, Nether region, The pit, Inferno Usage: She feared the fires of perdition and listened closely to the preacher’s sermon […]

by · May 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 13, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? May 13, 2017

Maria Theresa of Austria (1717) Maria Theresa became Archduchess of Austria and Queen of Bohemia and Hungary upon the death of her father, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. Lacking a male heir, he had initiated the Pragmatic Sanction providing for […]

by · May 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: May 13, 2017

Quote of the Day: May 13, 2017

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · May 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. William Kelso writes that Jamestown "is where the British Empire began." Wikipedia

Profile America: Jamestown

Saturday, May 13 — Today marks the 410th anniversary of the founding of the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States, at Jamestown, Virginia. Captains John Smith and Christopher Newport were among the leaders of a group […]

Congressman Joseph Crowley, 14th Congressional District

Chairman Crowley Statement on Introduction of the Equality Act

Chairman Crowley Statement on Introduction of the Equality Act (Washington, DC) –House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) joined his colleagues today to reintroduce the Equality Act, which would extend permanent protections prohibiting discrimination to LGBT Americans. “Discrimination against LGBT […]

by · May 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Astros McCann Says Yanks Jeter Changed Entire Generation

Astros McCann Says Yanks Jeter Changed Entire Generation

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Brian McCann came to his former friendly surroundings at Yankee Stadium Friday night. The right field porch is a familiar and inviting target for the Houston Astros catcher — who hit 46 of his 69 home […]

by · May 13, 2017 · Sports