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Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 17, 2020

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 17, 2020

Cases of Interest for the Week of February 17, 2020 Monday, February 17, 2020 HOLIDAY PRESIDENT’S DAY All court parts except Arraignments will be closed. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 ADAJudgePart #Status Defendant Name Case Details Dolan, M.McCartyTRPConference Daniel Rice Charged with […]

by · February 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 14, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 14, 2020

Yoko Ono (1933) Ono is a Japanese artist, musician, author, and peace activist best known for her marriage to John Lennon of the Beatles. She was raised in Japan and the US, where she started exploring conceptual and performance art. A member of the Fluxus movement, Ono developed a reputation as an avant-garde filmmaker, conceptual artist, performance artist, and experimental musician. Her 1964 Cut Piece, a commentary on identity, gender issues, suffering, and loneliness, invited the audience to do what? More…

by · February 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 18, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 18, 2020

The fortunes of war more than any other are liable to frequent fluctuations. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) 

by · February 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 18, 2020

Word of the Day: February 18, 2020

arcanum  Definition: (noun) Information known only to a special group. Synonyms: secret Usage: I would love to have Mrs. Anderson’s delicious muffin recipe, but that arcanum is shared only with her blood relatives. Discuss.

by · February 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Ruben Diaz introducing his choice for the 32nd state Senate district 87th A.D. District Leader John Perez, and newest member of TEAM DIAZ 2020.

African American Abrazo (Embrace) in New York

New York City Councilmembers Rev. Rubén Díaz, and Rafael Salamanca, District Leader Hon. John Perez, community leader George Alvarez, and community leader Ahmadou Diallo announce the celebration of the 2020 African American Abrazo ‘Embrace’ in New York State.  The annual […]

Whose Birthday Is It? February 14, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 14, 2020

Renée Fleming (1959) Fleming is an American soprano who specializes in opera and lieder, a type of German art song intended for soloists. The daughter of two music teachers, Fleming graduated from SUNY Potsdam in 1981 with a degree in music education and went on to study at Eastman School of Music and Juilliard. Her professional debut was in Austria in 1986. She has won numerous awards for her roles in opera and for the classical music she has recorded. What did Fleming do to pay for her studies at Juilliard? More…

by · February 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 14, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 14, 2020

Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

by · February 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 14, 2020

Word of the Day: February 14, 2020

walkaway  Definition: (noun) An easy victory. Synonyms: blowout, romp, runaway, shoo-in, laugher Usage: Stanley has a gift for science and has won first prize at his past four science fairs, so this year’s fair is almost a guaranteed walkaway for him. Discuss.

by · February 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 13, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 13, 2020

Grant Wood (1891) Wood was an American artist famous for painting scenes from the rural Midwest that feature austere people and stylized landscapes. Born in Iowa, Wood traveled to Europe in the 1920s and was exposed to the late medieval primitive painting style that would later influence his own art. One of the best-known icons of American art, his American Gothic features a stern Midwestern farmer holding a pitchfork and a woman who is often assumed to be the farmer’s wife but is not. Who is she? More…

by · February 13, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 13, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 13, 2020

I realized that ritual will always mean throwing away something; destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

by · February 13, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 13, 2020

Word of the Day: February 13, 2020

unnameable  Definition: (adjective) Too sacred to be uttered. Synonyms: ineffable, unspeakable, unutterable Usage: The deliberate enunciation of the ancient, unnameable runes shocked the holy men devoted to guarding the idol. Discuss.

by · February 13, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: New Jersey Man Indicted for Murder in Random Stabbing of Bronx Man in University Heights

Bronx DA: New Jersey Man Indicted for Murder in Random Stabbing of Bronx Man in University Heights

NEW JERSEY MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER IN RANDOM STABBING OF BRONX MAN IN UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a New Jersey man has been indicted on Murder and Manslaughter in the death of a […]

by · February 12, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 12, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 12, 2020

William Roscoe Estep (1920) Estep was an American Baptist historian, author, and professor of church history. He was considered one of the world’s leading authorities on the Anabaptist movement, a Christian sect that rejects infant baptism and practices the ritual of believer’s baptism only after a person has made a declaration of faith. Estep wrote numerous works, including books on subjects such as Baptist and Anabaptist history, religious liberty, and world missions. At what theological seminary did he teach? More…

by · February 12, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 12, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 12, 2020

Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

by · February 12, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 12, 2020

Word of the Day: February 12, 2020

redact  Definition: (verb) Formulate in a particular style or language. Synonyms: couch, put, frame, cast Usage: Your presentation is solid, but I have asked Michael to redact portions of the text to make it more accessible to our Japanese business partners. Discuss. 

by · February 12, 2020 · Bulletin Board