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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocassio-Cortez addresses the crowd of her vision for her new Bronx Campaign office, and what she will turn the office into after she is re-elected for the community.

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez Opens Bronx Campaign Office

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez kicking off her re-election bid, opened her Bronx campaign office on Saturday February 15th. The address is 1371 Herschell Street just off Westchester Avenue. This location seems to be the middle of the Bronx part of the […]

by · February 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
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
Twitter

‘Homes Guarantee’ Forum Next Saturday 2/22

Join the Bronx Progressives, NYC Democratic Socialists of America, Bronx congressional candidate (NY-15) Samelys Lopez and Bits and Bites Cafe for a #HomesGuarantee forum this Saturday, Feb 22nd from 2-4 pm. We will have experts on tenants rights, homelessness and […]

Courtesy: #Julio4CD15

Personal Finance Community Assembly Tonight, 2/18

Tonight is congressional candidate (NY-15) Julio Pabon’s second community forum. This one focuses on personal finance. Pabon says his campaign is focused on economic fairness and development. “We need to start going beyond just talk,” he tweeted recently. The community […]

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
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. greets his constituents along the Grand Concourse during the 26th Annual Gran Parada Dominicana de El Bronx (Bronx Dominican Day Parade) on Sunday, July 26, 2015.

Dominican Heritage Month Celebration

Front row (L - R) - PPNA Secretary Louis Lutneck, Vice-President Steve Glosser, and DSNY community Liason  Joseph Ottomanelli. Back row - PPNA Sergeant at Arms Oscar Ruiz, Board members Lance Zavin and Debby Kawalick.

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association February Meeting

While PPNA President Edith Blitzer was absent from Tuesday’s meeting Vice- President Steve Glosser did an excellent job of running the meeting. The main thrust of the meeting was about the new plastic bag ban which begins March 1, 2020. […]

by · February 13, 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