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Whose Birthday Is It? October 18, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? October 18, 2018

Pierre Trudeau (1919) As prime minister of Canada from 1968–79 and 1980–84, Trudeau advocated a strong federal government and took a determined stand against the Quebec separatist movement. Despite his opposition to Quebec’s independence, he supported Canadian sovereignty and secured […]

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Quote of the Day: October 18, 2018

Quote of the Day: October 18, 2018

It is the same with man as with the tree … The more he seeketh to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do his roots struggle earthward, downward, into the dark and deep—into the evil. Friedrich Nietzsche […]

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Word of the Day: October 18, 2018

Word of the Day: October 18, 2018

do-gooder Definition: (noun) Someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms. Synonyms: humanitarian, improver Usage: A do-gooder to the core, she spends all of her free time and nearly all of her money helping the homeless. […]

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Mei-Ling McNamara. Credit: Center for New York City Affairs

Feet in Two Worlds Announces New Managing Editor

Mei-Ling Mcnamara, Fi2W’s New Managing Editor The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School and the staff at Feet in Two worlds are thrilled to welcome Mei-Ling McNamara to the editorial team. Mei-Ling is Assistant Professor of […]

Bronx Pres, Kips Bay BGC and Altice USA promote Internet for the Bronx

Bronx Pres, Kips Bay BGC and Altice USA promote Internet for the Bronx

Altice Advantage Internet Low-Cost Broadband Service Extended to Households with New York City Public School Children Altice USA Announces Broadband Service Expansion at Event at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. October […]

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Belmont And Yonkers Offer Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4

Belmont And Yonkers Offer Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4 On Oct. 13 The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino will partner to offer horseplayers a special all-stakes Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4 on Saturday, October 13. The […]

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BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK  STATEMENT ON DISPOSITION OF PEDRO HERNANDEZ CASES

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK STATEMENT ON DISPOSITION OF PEDRO HERNANDEZ CASES

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK STATEMENT ON DISPOSITION OF PEDRO HERNANDEZ CASES “Today we offered to dismiss the two cases against Pedro Hernandez. He has told the court he has been accepted by a college. Under the unique circumstances, the […]

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Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, State Senator Jose Serrano Jr. and newly elected Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner at Bronx Democratic County Committee.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, October 18

Whose Birthday Is It? October 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? October 17, 2018

Mae Carol Jemison (1956) Born in America at a time when being black and female were considered distinct disadvantages, particularly in the scientific community, Jemison nevertheless had big dreams and intense drive. She studied medicine and was a practicing physician […]

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Quote of the Day: October 17, 2018

Quote of the Day: October 17, 2018

Curiosity is natural to the soul of man, and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. John Filson (1747-1788)  

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WHEN STUDENTS OF DIFFERENT ETHNICITIES ARE SUSPENDED FOR THE SAME INFRACTION IS THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF THEIR SUSPENSION THE SAME?

The number of students in grades 6 through 12 suspended for breaking school rules has continued to decline in recent years as the City Council and the de Blasio Administration have fostered policies that promote alternatives to keeping students out […]

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Word of the Day: October 17, 2018

Word of the Day: October 17, 2018

dropsy Definition: (noun) Swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities. Synonyms: edema, hydrops Usage: I must tell you that this thickness and roundness of the waist is caused by a dropsy brought on by […]

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New York Garifuna Civic Participation

New York Garifuna Civic Participation

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In new report, Borough President Diaz urges Both City & State to increase efforts in tech education

In new report, Borough President Diaz urges Both City & State to increase efforts in tech education

BP DIAZ CALLS FOR INCREASED COMPUTER SCIENCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS In new report, Borough President Diaz urges Both City & State to increase efforts in tech education Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report, “Programming New […]

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YETI, SET, SNOW! A NEW WINTER SHOW AT THE SWEDISH COTTAGE  

YETI, SET, SNOW! A NEW WINTER SHOW AT THE SWEDISH COTTAGE  

YETI, SET, SNOW! A NEW WINTER SHOW AT THE SWEDISH COTTAGE   We’re thrilled to present an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, opening on November 13. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the […]

by · October 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board