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Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted for Fatally Shooting Man in Busy Grand Concourse Subway Station

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted for Fatally Shooting Man in Busy Grand Concourse Subway Station

BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR FATALLY SHOOTING MAN IN BUSY GRAND CONCOURSE SUBWAY STATION Shooting Happened in Front of Victim’s Five-Year-Old Son Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been indicted for Murder, Manslaughter and […]

Whose Birthday Is It? November 15, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 15, 2019

Felix Frankfurter (1882)Frankfurter was a US Supreme Court justice and presidential adviser. He served as secretary of war under President William H. Taft, advised President Woodrow Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, and advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt on many New Deal programs. In 1939, Roosevelt named him to the Supreme Court, where he served until 1962. In 1920, Frankfurter helped found the American Civil Liberties Union and argued in favor of what infamous pair of defendants? More…

by · November 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 15, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 15, 2019

Having learned the trick of beating and loving and suffering, the poor faithful heart persisted, although it lived on memories and carried on its sentimental operations mostly in secret. Kate Wiggin (1856-1923) 

by · November 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 15, 2019

Word of the Day: November 15, 2019

dramatist  Definition: (noun) Someone who writes plays. Synonyms: playwright Usage: My goal as a dramatist is to have my plays live on long after I am gone. Discuss.

by · November 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Zoo to Launch Bronx Borough President’s Holiday Toy Drive  To Benefit Military Families

Bronx Zoo to Launch Bronx Borough President’s Holiday Toy Drive To Benefit Military Families

Bronx Zoo to Launch Bronx Borough President’s Holiday Toy DriveTo Benefit Military FamiliesWCS’s Bronx Zoo, Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr.,and Schoolchildren from PS 205 to Kick-Off Annual Toy Drive onFriday, November 15 at 10amToys Collected From Friday, Nov. 15 […]

by · November 14, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Woman Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Manslaughter in Death of Infant Son

Bronx DA: Bronx Woman Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Manslaughter in Death of Infant Son

BRONX WOMAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MANSLAUGHTER IN DEATH OF INFANT SON            Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years post-release supervision in the killing […]

Whose Birthday Is It? November 14, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 14, 2019

Aaron Copland (1900) Famously public-spirited and generous, Copland came to be unofficially regarded as the US’s national composer. Although his earliest works show European influences, the American character of the greater part of his compositions is evident in his use of jazz and American folk tunes. He is best known for his three ballets based on American folk material: Billy the Kid, Rodeo, and Appalachian Spring, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. For what films did Copland compose music? More…

by · November 14, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 14, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 14, 2019

There are two good things in life, freedom of thought and freedom of action. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) 

by · November 14, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 14, 2019

Word of the Day: November 14, 2019

inadvertent  Definition: (adjective) Happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally. Synonyms: accidental Usage: An autobiography, when confronted by a careful editor with documentary evidence, is usually found to be full of obviously inadvertent errors. Discuss. 

by · November 14, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 13, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 13, 2019

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850) Born in Scotland, Stevenson traveled frequently during his life, partly in search of better climates for his tuberculosis, which would eventually cause his death at age 44. In 1885, he published A Child’s Garden of Verses, one of the most influential children’s works of the 19th century. His immensely popular novels Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde were written over the course of just a few years. What is considered his unfinished masterpiece? More…

by · November 13, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 13, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 13, 2019

Money dignifies what is frivolous if unpaid for. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

by · November 13, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 13, 2019

Word of the Day: November 13, 2019

overshadow  Definition: (verb) To render insignificant or less important in comparison. Synonyms: eclipse, dominate Usage: They were warlike little nations and defied, in those days, governments that overshadow them now as mountains overshadow molehills. Discuss. 

by · November 13, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 12, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 12, 2019

Grace Kelly (1929) Kelly was an American actress who gained critical and popular praise for her performances in High Noon and The Country Girl, for which she won an Academy Award. She also starred in three Alfred Hitchcock films but cut short her promising acting career in 1956 when she married Prince Rainier III, becoming Princess Grace of Monaco and retiring from acting. In 1982, she died in an accident after suffering a stroke while driving on a mountain road. How did she and Prince Rainier meet? More…

by · November 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 12, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 12, 2019

Contempt is that which putteth an edge upon anger, as much or more than the hurt itself. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

by · November 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 12, 2019

Word of the Day: November 12, 2019

drowse  Definition: (verb) Sleep lightly or for a short period of time. Synonyms: doze, snooze Usage: Through one after another of those gray days Alexander drowsed and mused, drinking in the grateful moisture. Discuss.

by · November 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board