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Quote of the Day: June 14, 2019

Quote of the Day: June 14, 2019

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today. John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

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

Word of the Day: June 14, 2019

forgo Definition: (verb) Do without or cease to hold or adhere to. Synonyms: foreswear, waive, dispense with, relinquish Usage: The tortures of the accused did not equal mine; she was sustained by innocence, but the fangs of remorse tore my […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? June 13, 2019

Gnaeus Julius Agricola (40 CE) Agricola was a Roman general responsible for much of the Roman conquest of Britain, where he was made consul and governor after a distinguished military and political career. He pacified most of the territory, conquering […]

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

Quote of the Day: June 13, 2019

I love good sense above all, perhaps because I have none. Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)

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Word of the Day: June 13, 2019

Word of the Day: June 13, 2019

windpipe Definition: (noun) Membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi. Synonyms: trachea Usage: Poisonous vapors … crept like evil spirits over the ship, stealing into the nostrils and windpipes of the unwary […]

by · June 13, 2019 · Bulletin Board
SUV: 5th Annual Peace Walk on June 20th

SUV: 5th Annual Peace Walk on June 20th

PLEASE JOIN US “Our 5th Annual Peace Walk” June 20th 5:30 PM corner of Astor & Wallace Avenue “We Are Better Together” — Pastor Jay A. Gooding, Sr.

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

Whose Birthday Is It? June 12, 2019

Eddie Adams (1933) Adams, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American photographer and photojournalist noted for his war coverage and portraits of celebrities and politicians, began his career as a combat photographer during the Korean War. His best known photograph, a harrowing image […]

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

Quote of the Day: June 12, 2019

I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a little man’s pleasure when they come a cropper. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)

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

Word of the Day: June 12, 2019

illusionist Definition: (noun) Someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience. Synonyms: conjurer, magician, prestidigitator Usage: The illusionist snapped his fingers and was suddenly holding a dove, much to the delight of his adoring audience. Discuss.

by · June 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? June 11, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? June 11, 2019

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847) An English suffragist and social reformer, Fawcett rejected the violent acts of some of her contemporaries in the suffrage movement, believing that the enfranchisement of women could be achieved by peaceful means. Her efforts as […]

by · June 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 11, 2019

Quote of the Day: June 11, 2019

To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing. Mark Twain (1835-1910)

by · June 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 11, 2019

Word of the Day: June 11, 2019

nuptial Definition: (adjective) Of or relating to a wedding. Synonyms: bridal, spousal Usage: My fiancé was less than thrilled when I suggested that we write our own nuptial vows. Discuss.

by · June 11, 2019 · Uncategorized
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Shooting into Ex-Girlfriend’s Apartment

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Shooting into Ex-Girlfriend’s Apartment

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SHOOTING INTO EX-GIRLFRIEND’S APARTMENT Jury Found Defendant Guilty of Attempted Murder Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison […]

by · June 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of June 10, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of June 10, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of June 10, 2019 Monday, June 10, 2019 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Miras, J. Michel 77 Hearing and Trial Christopher Dickerson Glenn Broadnax Charged with second-degree Murder in connection […]

by · June 10, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Whose Birthday Is It? June 10, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? June 10, 2019

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921) Philip is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. The son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice, who was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, he was raised in Britain and served […]

by · June 10, 2019 · Bulletin Board