Articles by: Annie Boller

Project to Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Reliability in Fresh Meadows Finishes a Year Ahead of Schedule

Project to Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Reliability in Fresh Meadows Finishes a Year Ahead of Schedule

Former DDC Intern Managed Project – Now His First Project as a DDC Resident Engineer     (Queens, NY – July 15, 2016) A $1.8 million project to install new storm sewers and replace existing sewers and water mains in […]

by · July 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Morris Park Community Association Meeting 7/27/16

Morris Park Community Association Meeting 7/27/16

by · July 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 21, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 21, 2016

If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

by · July 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 21, 2016

Word of the Day: July 21, 2016

dieresis Definition: (noun) A mark ( ¨ ) placed over the second of two adjacent vowels to indicate that they are to be pronounced as separate sounds rather than a diphthong, as in naïve. Synonyms: umlaut Usage: The presence of […]

by · July 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 21, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 21, 2016

Paul Julius Freiherr von Reuter (1816) Reuter, founder of the Reuters news agency, was a pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting. In 1849, he started a post service to bridge the gap in a telegraph line between Germany and Belgium. […]

by · July 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Scheduled Events from Westchester Square BID

Scheduled Events from Westchester Square BID

by · July 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx DA & NYPD Announce Takedown of Gunrunners

Bronx DA: Bronx DA & NYPD Announce Takedown of Gunrunners

BRONX DA AND NYPD ANNOUNCE TAKEDOWN OF GUNRUNNERS WHO SOLD 50 FIREARMS—INCLUDING AN ASSAULT RIFLE—TO UNDERCOVER DETECTIVE “Family Business” Based in Bronx Building Trafficked Weapons from Pennsylvania; Plotted to Bring Big Cache from Texas   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. […]

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

Quote of the Day: July 20, 2016

Observation is an old man’s memory. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

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

Word of the Day: July 20, 2016

telamon Definition: (noun) A figure of a man used as a supporting pillar. Synonyms: atlas Usage: The portico of the Hermitage Museum in Russia features ten enormous telamones carved from granite.

by · July 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 20, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 20, 2016

Petrarch (1304) The “Father of Humanism,” Petrarch was the greatest scholar of his age. He traveled widely, visiting fellow scholars and searching out manuscripts, and wrote numerous lyrics, sonnets, and canzoni. His awareness of the classical past as a source […]

by · July 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce to Publish 2017 Business Directory & Resource Guide

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce to Publish 2017 Business Directory & Resource Guide

by · July 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chamber of Commerce Business 8:30am Networking Breakfast: Thursday, July 21, Applebee’s at Hutch Metro

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Business 8:30am Networking Breakfast: Thursday, July 21, Applebee’s at Hutch Metro

by · July 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 19, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 19, 2016

You, who are blessed with shade as well as light, you, who are gifted with two eyes, endowed with a knowledge of perspective, and charmed with the enjoyment of various colors, you, who can actually see…the Three Dimensions—how shall I […]

by · July 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 19, 2016

Word of the Day: July 19, 2016

dissenter Definition: (noun) A person who dissents from some established policy. Synonyms: objector, dissident, protester, contestant Usage: With the exception of one or two dissenters, the members agreed to the proposition.

by · July 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 19, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 19, 2016

Edgar Degas (1834) Degas was a French painter and sculptor. After copying the Old Masters and becoming a skilled draftsman, he was introduced to Impressionism by Édouard Manet. He then gave up his academic aspirations to pursue art exclusively. Many […]

by · July 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board