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Whose Birthday Is It? May 17, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? May 17, 2019

Bartholomew Roberts (1682) Now infamous as “Black Bart,” Roberts was a Welsh pirate who raided ships off the coasts of the Americas and West Africa in the 18th century, during the period known as the “Golden Age of Piracy.” Considered […]

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Quote of the Day: May 17, 2019

Quote of the Day: May 17, 2019

Be generous, be delicate, and always pursue the prize. Henry James (1843-1916)  

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Word of the Day: May 17, 2019

Word of the Day: May 17, 2019

clamorous Definition: (adjective) Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry. Synonyms: strident, vociferous, blatant Usage: The clamorous din of voices filled the air, and the judge was unable to restore order and quiet in his courtroom for some time. […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? May 16, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? May 16, 2019

Wladziu Valentino Liberace (1919) Liberace began playing piano at the age of 4, and by 16, he had appeared as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He soon began giving concerts in flamboyant costumes with ornate pianos, and though […]

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Quote of the Day: May 16, 2019

Quote of the Day: May 16, 2019

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)  

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Word of the Day: May 16, 2019

Word of the Day: May 16, 2019

well-timed Definition: (adjective) Done or happening at the appropriate or proper time. Synonyms: seasonable, timely Usage: When there were quarrels, his kindly smile and well-timed jests reconciled the antagonists. Discuss.  

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Whose Birthday Is It? May 15, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? May 15, 2019

L. Frank Baum (1856) Baum was an American author of more than 70 children’s books who is best known for penning The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He moved from New York to South Dakota in 1888. When his newspaper there failed, he moved to Illinois and found work as a journalist. His first children’s book, Mother Goose in Prose (1897),was followed by Father Goose: His Book, an immediate bestseller. In 2006, Baum’s descendants apologized for editorials in which he called for the extermination of whom? More…  

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Quote of the Day: May 15, 2019

Quote of the Day: May 15, 2019

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. Washington Irving (1783-1859)  

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Word of the Day: May 15, 2019

Word of the Day: May 15, 2019

bugaboo Definition: (noun) An imaginary monster used to frightenchildren. Synonyms: bogeyman, booger, bugbear Usage: For me no terrors resided in the thought of bugaboosand wicked ogres. Discuss.  

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Isabella Byrnes

Isabella Byrnes

Sal Conforto ‘s granddaughter was just admitted to the NYC prestigious Frank Sinatra school Of The Arts. Her family is extremely proud of her. She recently had the leading role in her grammar school production of Hairspray

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Join us Tuesday and keep up the pressure on City Hall

Join us Tuesday and keep up the pressure on City Hall

We need park advocates to join us again this Tuesday, May 14 on the steps of City Hall. While the City Council has listened to our call for increased park funding, the Mayor hasn’t included any of our asks in his […]

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BP DIAZ TESTIMONY ON SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOLS

BP DIAZ TESTIMONY ON SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOLS

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the Assembly Standing Committee on Education RE: Specialized High Schools Together as a State and as a City, we can create change and fix the broken status quo. The results of […]

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Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of May 13, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of May 13, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of May 13, 2019     Monday, May 13, 2019 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Baer, K. Bruce T16 Decision on Motions Carlos Medina Charged with four counts of Predatory Sexual Assault […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? May 10, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? May 10, 2019

Fred Astaire (1899) Born Frederick Austerlitz, Astaire was an American dancer, actor, and singer who began his career as a child on a successful Broadway vaudeville team with his sister Adele. After his sister retired, Astaire became a film actor […]

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Quote of the Day: May 10, 2019

Quote of the Day: May 10, 2019

I profess not to know how women’s hearts are wooed and won. To me they have always been matters of riddle and admiration. Washington Irving (1783-1859)  

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