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Word of the Day: November 20, 2020

Word of the Day: November 20, 2020

infrangible Definition: (adjective) Not capable of being violated or infringed. Synonyms: inviolable, absolute Usage: These rights we consider infrangible, no matter what else you may take away from us. Discuss.

by · November 20, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 19, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? November 19, 2020

Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (1711) With an extraordinarily broad education, Lomonosov became a prominent figure of 18th-century Russia in many capacities. He was a poet, a language reformer, a chemistry professor, and founder of Moscow State University. He created the first colored-glass mosaics in Russia. He designed a telescope and hypothesized the presence of an atmosphere on Venus. He cataloged more than 3,000 minerals and explained the origin of icebergs. His experiments in physics contradicted what commonly accepted theory? More…

by · November 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 19, 2020

Quote of the Day: November 19, 2020

Thou know’st the o’er-eager vehemence of youth, How quick in temper, and in judgment weak. Homer (900 BC-800 BC)

by · November 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 19, 2020

Word of the Day: November 19, 2020

berate Definition: (verb) Censure severely or angrily. Synonyms: chew out, chide, rebuke, reproof, scold, lambast, reprimand, remonstrate Usage: The coach berated the players for their lackluster performance on the field. Discuss.

by · November 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board

COUNCIL MEMBER FERNANDO CABRERA TO PRESENT CITATION TO SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, NEIGHBORHOOD PHILANTHROPIST

COUNCIL MEMBER FERNANDO CABRERA TO PRESENT CITATION TO SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, NEIGHBORHOOD PHILANTHROPIST     WHAT:          Presentation of New York City Council Citation to Hassan Ademaj, owner of Bella Pizza   WHEN:          Thursday, November 19th 2020 at 11:00 AM   WHERE:       Bella Pizza 4555 […]

by · November 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK RELEASES REPORT ON  FATAL SHOOTING OF KAWASKI TRAWICK BY POLICE

BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK RELEASES REPORT ON FATAL SHOOTING OF KAWASKI TRAWICK BY POLICE

42-Page Report Outlines Public Integrity Bureau’s Investigation and Finding of No Criminality in Death           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today released the report on the investigation into the fatal shooting of Kawaski Trawick inside his apartment by a member of […]

AMID COVID-19, UNION CARPENTERS AND CONTRACTORS ARE DOING WHAT THEY CAN TO PUT FOOD ON THE TABLE FOR FAMILIES IN NEED ACROSS NEW YORK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Together with New York State Senator Jamaal Bailey, Assembly Members Kenneth Burgos and Karines Reyes, and Council Members Vanessa Gibson, union carpenters and contractors are donating turkeys to families in need across the Bronx.   Bronx, NY – The New York […]

by · November 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Let It Sale, Let It Sale, Let It Sale…

Let It Sale, Let It Sale, Let It Sale…

Let it sale, Let it sale, Let it sale. Tis the season of giving the gift of SIGHT. As a friendly reminder… Want to Stay Up To Date? Make sure your information is up to date on your next visit to utilize […]

by · November 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 18, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? November 18, 2020

Asa Gray (1810) Considered one of the most important botanists in American history, Gray laid the foundation for the study of plants in North America. He made botanical expeditions to the western US, established Harvard University’s botany department, and wrote prodigiously on the subject of plants, producing several classic, still-valued textbooks. Charles Darwin was such an admirer of Gray’s work that he shared his theory of natural selection with Gray before publishing it. What toxin was named for Gray? More…

by · November 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 18, 2020

Quote of the Day: November 18, 2020

My last page is always latent in my first; but the intervening windings of the way become clear only as I write. Edith Wharton (1862-1937)

by · November 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 18, 2020

Word of the Day: November 18, 2020

voidance Definition: (noun) The act of removing the contents of something. Synonyms: emptying, evacuation Usage: The voidance of one’s inbox after a long vacation is an unenviable task. Discuss.

by · November 18, 2020 · Bulletin Board
After all the people received their bags of food the extra bags were placed in the senior center for anyone who may not have gotten a bag.

Food Giveaway at Parkside Houses and Senior Center

People lined up to receive a large bag of canned goods and fresh produce Monday afternoon at the Parkside Houses located on Adee Avenue in the Bronx Park East section of the Bronx. On hand were Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and […]

by · November 17, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 17, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? November 17, 2020

Lee Strasberg (1901) Strasberg was an American theatrical director, teacher, and actor. Expanding upon the teachings of Konstantin Stanislavsky, Strasberg developed the practice of “method acting,” in which actors use their own emotional memories as dramatic motivation. As director of the elite Actors Studio in New York City, he trained actors such as Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, and Dustin Hoffman. He had a profound influence on American theater and film. What news did he receive on the day before he died? More…

by · November 17, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 17, 2020

Quote of the Day: November 17, 2020

All truly great art is optimistic. The individual artist is happy in his creative work. The fact that practically all great art is tragic does not in any way change the above thesis. Upton Sinclair (1878-1968)

by · November 17, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 17, 2020

Word of the Day: November 17, 2020

legerity Definition: (noun) The gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble. Synonyms: agility, lightsomeness Usage: Common house cats have an extraordinary legerity that enables them to almost always land on their feet. Discuss.

by · November 17, 2020 · Bulletin Board