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Quote of the Day: April 16, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 16, 2021

It is true we love life; not because we are wont to live, but because we are wont to love. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 16, 2021

Word of the Day: April 16, 2021

chastise Definition: (verb) Censure severely. Synonyms: castigate, chasten, objurgate, correct Usage: She chastised him for his insensitive remarks about her weight until he was the one crying. Discuss.

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 14, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 14, 2021

There are talkers enough among us; I’ll be one of the doers. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · April 14, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 14, 2021

Word of the Day: April 14, 2021

fortify Definition: (verb) To strengthen physically, mentally, or morally. Synonyms: sustain, encourage, confirm, cheer, strengthen, reassure, brace, stiffen, hearten, embolden, invigorate Usage: Prayer fortified the congregants during their crisis. Discuss.

by · April 14, 2021 · Bulletin Board
NURSES OF THE NEW YORK STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION SEE WINS FOR PATIENTS IN THE FY22 NY STATE BUDGET

NURSES OF THE NEW YORK STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION SEE WINS FOR PATIENTS IN THE FY22 NY STATE BUDGET

New York, New York – The New York State Nurses Association, representing 42,000 nurses across the state, working with allies, won major victories in the final state budget that was enacted this week. Sustaining patient care in hard hit hospitals, ensuring […]

by · April 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark Releases Report on Fatal Shootings of Antonio Williams and NYPD Detective Brian Mulkeen

Bronx DA: Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark Releases Report on Fatal Shootings of Antonio Williams and NYPD Detective Brian Mulkeen

BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK RELEASES REPORT ON FATAL SHOOTINGS OF ANTONIO WILLIAMS AND NYPD DETECTIVE BRIAN MULKEEN 69-Page Report Outlines Public Integrity Bureau’s Investigation and Findings; Body-Worn Camera Videos Released           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today released the […]

by · April 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 12, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 12, 2021

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550) A brilliantly gifted linguist and one of the most dashing figures of his time, Oxford was also reckless, hot-tempered, and disastrously spendthrift. He was the patron of an acting company and wrote highly praised poems and plays in his earlier years, though none of the plays are known to have survived. He is considered by some to be the true author of Shakespeare’s plays, since his own literary output apparently ceased just before Shakespeare’s began. Which of his writings have survived? More…

by · April 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 12, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 12, 2021

If a man’s character is to be abused … there’s nobody like a relation to do the business. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)

by · April 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 12, 2021

Word of the Day: April 12, 2021

lilliputian Definition: (adjective) Very small. Synonyms: bantam, diminutive, flyspeck, midget, petite, tiny Usage: How am I supposed to fit everything I will need for summer camp in this lilliputian trunk?! Discuss.

by · April 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
BXDA Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness

BXDA Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness

by · April 10, 2021 · Bulletin Board

College May Be Your Goal…Just Take Care Which One You Choose

The Home Room by Melissa Melkonian     College May Be Your Goal…Just Take Care Which One You Choose   As a school leader, my goal is to prepare students for the career of their choice.  Some may pursue a […]

by · April 10, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 10, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 10, 2021

Frances Perkins (1880) Though Perkins was already extraordinarily accomplished by the time she was appointed US Secretary of Labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, the decision to appoint a woman to the cabinet was bitterly criticized by business and political leaders. In her unusually long 12-year term, Perkins advocated reforms such as a minimum wage, a maximum workweek, and unemployment compensation. She helped develop the Social Security Act of 1935. What book did she write after leaving office? More…

by · April 10, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 10, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 10, 2021

One gets a bad habit of being unhappy. George Eliot (1819-1880) x c

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Word of the Day: April 10, 2021

Word of the Day: April 10, 2021

siriasis Definition: (noun) Sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat. Synonyms: insolation, sunstroke, thermic fever Usage: We were stranded in the desert, and it was not long before members of our party began exhibiting signs of siriasis. Discuss.

by · April 10, 2021 · Bulletin Board
NEW YORK STATE LAND TITLE ASSOCIATION RAISES $17,825 WITH STATEWIDE VIRTUAL FOOD DRIVE PROVIDING 53,475 MEALS

NEW YORK STATE LAND TITLE ASSOCIATION RAISES $17,825 WITH STATEWIDE VIRTUAL FOOD DRIVE PROVIDING 53,475 MEALS

NYSLTA Members Donated to Feeding America Foodbanks from Long Island to Rochester in Honor of Association’s 100th Anniversary   New York, NY – The New York State Land Title Association (NYSLTA) today announced it has raised $17,825 through its “Feeding Our Neighbors” […]

by · April 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board