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Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 11, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 11, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of February 11, 2019   Monday, February 11, 2019 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Dolan, M. Newbauer 96 Appearance Curtis Batchelor Indicted on Murder and Rape charges for the 1999 killing […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? February 12, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 12, 2019

Cotton Mather (1663) Mather was an American Puritan leaderremembered for his role in the Salem witchtrials. Although his Memorable ProvidencesRelating to Witchcraft and Possessions fed thehysteria that led to the witch hunts, hedisapproved of some of the trials and arguedagainst the use of “spectral evidence,” a type of evidence basedon dreams. Deeply interested in science, Mather was the firstnative-born American to be a fellow of the Royal Society and wasan early supporter of what medical method? More…  

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Quote of the Day: February 12, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 12, 2019

A promise must never be broken. Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)  

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Word of the Day: February 12, 2019

Word of the Day: February 12, 2019

gullet Definition: (noun) The passage between the pharynx and thestomach. Synonyms: esophagus, gorge Usage: The bird gave a gulp, and I felt the stone pass alongits gullet and down into its crop. Discuss.  

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Happy 40th Anniversary to the Guardian Angels. Photo credit: Robert Press

Guardian Angels 40th Anniversary Celebration

Guardian Angels Celebrate 40th Anniversary By Robert Press On February 10, 1979, thirteen young workers at a Bronx McDonald’s on East Fordham Road came together to do something about the steadily declining area around the IRT 4 train on Jerome […]

by · February 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board, News
Whose Birthday Is It? February 11, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 11, 2019

Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839) Gibbs was an American mathematical physicist whose contributions to physical chemistry and thermodynamics have had a profound effect on industry, notably in the production of ammonia. He formulated the concept of chemical potential, and, in mathematics, […]

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Quote of the Day: February 11, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 11, 2019

Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)  

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Word of the Day: February 11, 2019

Word of the Day: February 11, 2019

elusion Definition: (noun) The act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning). Synonyms: slip Usage: There was not much time, however, for thought or elusion, and she yielded as calmly as she could to the necessity of letting him overtake her. […]

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BP DIAZ RALLIES WITH NYSNA,  MEETS W/ REP. OCASIO-CORTEZ & MORE

BP DIAZ RALLIES WITH NYSNA, MEETS W/ REP. OCASIO-CORTEZ & MORE

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at a rally held by the New York State Nurses Association on February 5, 2019. The event was held to kick-off NYSNA’s “Healthcare Justice for All” campaign to demand safe staffing and fair funding […]

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NYPD BTB 49 PRECINCT SECTOR A meeting

NYPD BTB 49 PRECINCT SECTOR A meeting

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Whose Birthday Is It? February 8, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 8, 2019

Kate Chopin (1851) A St. Louis, Missouri, native, Chopin moved to Louisiana when she married at the age of 20. After her husband passed away, she returned to St. Louis and began her professional writing career. Now considered a forerunner […]

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Quote of the Day: February 8, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 8, 2019

Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

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Word of the Day: February 8, 2019

Word of the Day: February 8, 2019

braggadocio Definition: (noun) Vain and empty boasting. Synonyms: rodomontade, bluster Usage: Strutting about with great show and braggadocio, he strove to impress his followers. Discuss.  

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Office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Diaz to Celebrate Dominican Heritage Month, February 28

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.invites you to celebrate Dominican Heritage Month at the Beverly Hills Manor (1700 Jerome Avenue) on February 28 at 6 PM. Doors to open at 5:30 PM For more information or to confirm your attendance […]

Whose Birthday Is It? February 7, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 7, 2019

Charles Dickens (1812) When Dickens was a boy, his father was placed in debtors’ prison. As a result, he was withdrawn from school and forced to work in a factory—an experience that deeply influenced his future writings. Now regarded as […]

by · February 7, 2019 · Bulletin Board