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Whose Birthday Is It? November 19, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? November 19, 2018

William Ashley “Billy” Sunday (1862) Sunday was the most popular American evangelist of the World War I era, drawing an estimated 100 million people to his revival meetings. Preaching was a second career for him. Before undergoing a religious conversion, […]

by · November 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 19, 2018

Quote of the Day: November 19, 2018

Lord I disbelieve — help thou my unbelief. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

by · November 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 19, 2018

Word of the Day: November 19, 2018

deadpan Definition: (adjective) Deliberately impassive in manner. Synonyms: expressionless, poker-faced, unexpressive, impassive Usage: Although he was distraught when the guilty verdict was read, his deadpan expression made it seem as though he did not care. Discuss.  

by · November 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board

USDA Announces Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Detection

Washington, D.C.— The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in a six year old mixed-breed beef cow in Florida.  This animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time presented a […]

by · November 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
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Teamster Nation

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by · November 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Labor
Bronx DA: THREE RIKERS ISLAND INMATES INDICTED FOR ASSAULTING  NYC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OFFICER

Bronx DA: THREE RIKERS ISLAND INMATES INDICTED FOR ASSAULTING NYC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OFFICER

THREE RIKERS ISLAND INMATES INDICTED FOR ASSAULTING NYC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OFFICER Defendants Hit Officer; One Then Slashed Him With Sharp Object Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that three Rikers Island inmates have been indicted for assaulting […]

Bronx DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR FATALLY STABBING PIT BULL DOG

Bronx DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR FATALLY STABBING PIT BULL DOG

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR FATALLY STABBING PIT BULL DOG Defendant Knifed Dog More Than 50 Times Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to one year in jail for brutally […]

Neighborhood Cats Bronx TNR Workshop – Dec 1st

Neighborhood Cats Bronx TNR Workshop – Dec 1st

TNR Workshop Saturday, December 1, 2018 11:00am – 2:30pm Location: 1985 Westchester Ave. Bronx, NY 10462 To register: click here

by · November 17, 2018 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
Join us on our last volunteer outing of the season at Pelham Bay Park – Nov 17

Join us on our last volunteer outing of the season at Pelham Bay Park – Nov 17

by · November 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 16, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? November 16, 2018

Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904) A native Nigerian, Azikiwe was educated in the US and, upon returning to his home country, began publishing denunciatory articles as editor of the African Morning Post. He was charged with sedition in 1936 but was ultimately […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 16, 2018

Quote of the Day: November 16, 2018

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones. Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855)  

by · November 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 16, 2018

Word of the Day: November 16, 2018

highfalutin Definition: (adjective) Affectedly genteel. Synonyms: hoity-toity, la-di-da, grandiose Usage: I’m glad you didn’t load him down with some highfalutin, romantic name that he’d be ashamed of when he gets to be a grandfather. Discuss.  

by · November 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 15, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? November 15, 2018

John I “the Posthumous” of France (1316) For the five days he lived, John I, son of Louis X, was king of France. He thus had the shortest reign of any recognized French king. Because his uncle, Philip V, succeeded […]

by · November 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 15, 2018

Quote of the Day: November 15, 2018

Evil companions bring more hurt than profit. Aesop (620 BC-560 BC)  

by · November 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 15, 2018

Word of the Day: November 15, 2018

constrict Definition: (verb) Become tight or as if tight. Synonyms: constringe, narrow Usage: Severe migraines can be treated with a drug which constricts the blood vessels. Discuss.  

by · November 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board