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Quote of the Day: July 18, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 18, 2016

Influence, n.: In politics, a visionary quo given in exchange for a substantial quid. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · July 18, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 18, 2016

Word of the Day: July 18, 2016

punctilious Definition: (adjective) Strictly attentive to minute details of formin action or conduct. Synonyms: meticulous Usage: The old prince, like all fathers indeed, was exceedingly punctilious on the score of the honor and reputation of his daughters.  

by · July 18, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 18, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 18, 2016

Robert Hooke (1635) Hooke was a prolific English physicist,mathematician, and inventor. He was a geometry professor and the curator of experiments for the Royal Society. An architect as well, he played a major role in the surveying and rebuilding of London after the 1666 fire. […]

by · July 18, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 18, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 18, 2016

Cases of Interest for the Week of July 18, 2016     Monday, July 18, 2016 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Martinez-Alonso, M. Justice Iacovetta Part 15 Ongoing Trial NASEAN BONIE Charged with Murder and Manslaughter […]

by · July 17, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Quote of the Day: July 17, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 17, 2016

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part ofeducation; in the elder, a part of experience. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Word of the Day: July 17, 2016

Word of the Day: July 17, 2016

discalced Definition: (adjective) Barefoot or wearing sandals. Used ofcertain religious orders. Synonyms: unshod Usage: When a procession of discalced friars passed throughthe doors, I wondered if I should remove my shoes.

by · July 17, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 17, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 17, 2016

S.Y. Agnon (1888) Agnon was an Israeli writer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest modern Hebrew novelists and short-story writers. Born into a Polish Galician family in what is now Ukraine, Agnon settled in Palestine in 1907.His fiction explores Jewish life […]

by · July 17, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Book Fair at Jacobi Medical Center 7/20/16

Book Fair at Jacobi Medical Center 7/20/16

by · July 17, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Fire Hydrant Education Teams Hit New York City Streets

Fire Hydrant Education Teams Hit New York City Streets

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched the 2016 Hydrant Education Action Team (HEAT) program, a fire hydrant abuse prevention campaign that deploys teams of teens hired through the Department of Youth and Community Development’s (DCYD) […]

by · July 16, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 16, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 16, 2016

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · July 16, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 16, 2016

Word of the Day: July 16, 2016

sinuous Definition: (adjective) Characterized by many curves or turns;winding. Synonyms: wiggly, sinuate Usage: We tried to trace the path of the sinuous stream, but it veered and curved in every direction.  

by · July 16, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2016

Saint Clare of Assisi (1194) Born to a noble family, Chiara Offreduccio, now St. Clare of Assisi, was deeply influenced by fellow Assisian St. Francis. Refusing to marry, she instead fled to a chapel where she received her vows. She later became abbess of a female […]

by · July 16, 2016 · Bulletin Board
This Week in Parks – City of Water Day, Summer Date Ideas, Free Family Day and more

This Week in Parks – City of Water Day, Summer Date Ideas, Free Family Day and more

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks This Week in Parks: Jul 15, 2016 – Jul 20, 2016 Citywide Highlights Summer Date Ideas Here are some ideas on how to spend a special day with your sweetheart in New York City this […]

by · July 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Open House Throggs Neck 7/16 & 7/17

Open House Throggs Neck 7/16 & 7/17

THROGGS NECK                 2861 Barkley Ave OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun 07/16/-07/17 1-4PM * Det 2 Fam, Newly Renov, 2 Br/ 2 Br, 50X100 Lot, New Kit, Bth, Hwd Flrs thru-out, Fin Bsmt w/Sep Entr, Huge Bkyd, Pvt Drwy, New Siding/Wind, $615 K […]

by · July 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 15, 2016

Quote of the Day: July 15, 2016

When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · July 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board