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Word of the Day: October 13, 2021

Word of the Day: October 13, 2021

tawdry Definition: (adjective) Tastelessly showy. Synonyms: flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, trashy, brassy, cheap Usage: It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding-cake. Discuss.

by · October 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Americans are the National security risks

Americans are the National security risks

I have been thinking lately about what the number one threat to our national security is. I care about this issue because national security is tied to my personal security. There are so many clear and present threats to choose […]

by · October 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Columbus Day Parade 2021

Bronx Columbus Day Parade 2021

Bronx Columbus Day Parade 2021 By Robert Press The forecast was for rain in the afternoon of Sunday October 10, 2021, the date for the 44th Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade across Morris Park Avenue, and up Williamsbridge Road to […]

by · October 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Taliban Could Get Pakistan’s Nukes

Taliban Could Get Pakistan’s Nukes   As bad as the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan has been, the worse may yet be ahead. There are significant elements within the Pakistan government and military that have extensive ties to the Taliban. It […]

by · October 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? October 12, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? October 12, 2021

Luciano Pavarotti (1935) Originally a schoolteacher, Pavarotti only began his vocal training in his 20s but nevertheless became one of the most successful tenors of all time. He made his professional debut in 1961 and then debuted at La Scala in 1965 and the Metropolitan Opera in 1968. A popular favorite, Pavarotti was noted for the rich and ringing clarity of his voice as well as for his immense personal charm. At the peak of his career, his concerts drew hundreds of thousands of attendees. Where did he last perform? More…

by · October 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: October 12, 2021

Quote of the Day: October 12, 2021

Nothing can be so quick and sudden as the operations of the mind, especially when hope, or fear, or jealousy, to which the two others are but journeymen, set it to work. Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

by · October 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: October 12, 2021

Word of the Day: October 12, 2021

supine Definition: (adjective) Inactive, passive, or inert, especially from indolence or indifference. Synonyms: lethargic, passive, apathetic, listless Usage: No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried. Discuss.

by · October 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association presents our October 2021 meeting!

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association presents our October 2021 meeting!

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Launch of Healthy Lifestyles Month

Launch of Healthy Lifestyles Month

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Was the Official Launching of Healthy Lifestyle Month By Robert Press NYCDOE Bronx Public Schools, under the leadership of Dr. Erika Tobia, The Executive Superintendent, has officially adopted a Healthy Lifestyle campaign for all Bronx schools. […]

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Morris Park Community Association meeting

Morris Park Community Association meeting

 Wednesday was the Morris Park Community Association meeting. State Senator Gustavo was in attendance, and while most members of the MPCA are not in agreement with most of Senator Rivera’s Progressive policies, the good Senator took questions about them. He […]

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Office of the Bronx County District Attorney, 718-590-2236

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted for Attempted Murder of Police Officer in Shooting Involving Two Off-Duty Cops

BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF POLICE OFFICER IN SHOOTING INVOLVING TWO OFF-DUTY COPS            Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been indicted for Attempted Murder in the first degree and additional […]

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Wave Hill Events October 28-November 4

Wave Hill Events October 28-November 4

By the end of October, rich colors will be transforming our trees and shrubs—it’s so easy to fall for fall at Wave Hill. Experience the season on guided garden walks, including a fall foliage walk on Nov 3—and it repeats […]

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? October 11, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? October 11, 2021

François Mauriac (1885) The strict Catholic upbringing of Nobel Prize-winning French writer François Mauriac had a profound impact on his literary output. His austere, psychological novels, for which he is best known, often grapple with the problems of sin, grace, and salvation, as exemplified in Vipers’ Tangle, his masterpiece. He also wrote polemical works against totalitarianism and fascism in the 1930s, worked with the Resistance during World War II, and later wrote the foreword of what Holocaust memoir? More…

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: October 11, 2021

Quote of the Day: October 11, 2021

Thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: October 11, 2021

Word of the Day: October 11, 2021

inviolate Definition: (adjective) Free from violation, injury, desecration, or outrage. Synonyms: intact, whole, untouched, undisturbed, unsullied, unpolluted, unstained, undefiled Usage: The old America had only one foreign policy, and that was to hold inviolate the Monroe doctrine. Discuss.

by · October 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board