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Quote of the Day: May 3, 2021

Quote of the Day: May 3, 2021

I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I’ve never been able to believe it. I don’t believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk cabbage. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 3, 2021

Word of the Day: May 3, 2021

inequity Definition: (noun) Injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards. Synonyms: unfairness Usage: Even though I am older, my brother gets more allowance money than I do, and this inequity strains my relationship with my parents. Discuss.

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 30, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 30, 2021

Mary II of England (1662) Despite the conversion of her father, King James II, to Roman Catholicism, Mary was raised Protestant, a fact that would become important in her later life. In 1688, English nobles opposed to James’s pro-Catholic policies overthrew him and selected Mary and her husband, William of Orange, to rule in his place. Mary enjoyed great popularity as co-ruler of England, but her personal life was full of hardship. What were some of the major sources of unhappiness in her life? More…

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 30, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 30, 2021

Ah! how delicious it is to turn over and go to sleep again: “just for five minutes.” Is there any human being, I wonder, besides the hero of a Sunday-school “tale for boys,” who ever gets up willingly? Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 30, 2021

Word of the Day: April 30, 2021

sleight Definition: (noun) Adroitness in using the hands. Synonyms: dexterity Usage: Only through his unequaled sleight can the juggler manage to keep eight chainsaws safely aloft. Discuss.

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Statement from Bronx School Leaders on New Poll Showing Broad Public Support for Charter Schools Across NYC

STATEMENT FROM BRONX SCHOOL LEADERS ON NEW POLL SHOWING BROAD PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS ACROSS NYC   NEW POLLING DATA SHOWS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT AMONG DEMOCRATS IN THE BRONX AS WELL AS THROUGHOUT THE FIVE BOROUGHS   (THE BRONX) – […]

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
We are citizens not subjects

We are citizens not subjects

I have been quiet for a few months now about what I am seeing going on politically. Its been interesting to simply be quiet. To reflective while at the same time listening, reading, studying and reasoning what I am seeing […]

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Stringer Accused of Sexual Abuse

Stringer Accused of Sexual Abuse

Mayoral Candidate Scott Stringer Accused Of Sexual Abuse by Former Campaign Intern Jean Kim By Robert Press Pictured above are former members in the State Assembly  Scott Stringer and Jeffrey Dinowitz during the 2018 State Senate race Campaigning for different candidates […]

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Learning Starts with a Stable Home

Learning Starts with a Stable Home

The Home Room by Melissa Melkonian   Learning Starts with a Stable Home: How New York’s Excluded Worker Fund Can Benefit Bronx Families   Any educator will tell you that family supports, or a lack of them, can have a […]

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx BP Diaz Jr. Endorses Adams for Mayor

Bronx BP Diaz Jr. Endorses Adams for Mayor

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Endorses Eric Adams For Mayor By Robert Press   On the very famous Fordham Road overpass of the Grand Concourse Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. along with dozens of Bronxites voiced their support […]

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 29, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 29, 2021

Thomasina Winifred Montgomery, AKA Tammi Terrell (1945) In his rise to fame, Motown legend Marvin Gaye paired with a number of female vocalists. Among them was the young Tammi Terrell, with whom Gaye recorded several hit duets, including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” During a 1967 performance, Terrell collapsed on stage and was discovered to have a brain tumor. Despite several operations, Terrell died at the age of 24, and Gaye took a lengthy hiatus from performing. Whose vocals were rumored to have replaced Terrell’s on her final album with Gaye? More…

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 29, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 29, 2021

Let us have done with vain regrets and longings for the days that never will be ours again. Our work lies in front, not behind us; and “Forward!” is our motto. Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 29, 2021

Word of the Day: April 29, 2021

misanthropic Definition: (adjective) Characterized by a hatred or mistrustful scorn for humankind. Synonyms: cynical Usage: Perhaps rendered more misanthropic by the infirmities that come with years upon a ship, she had made up her mind to kill all hands at once. Discuss.

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board
McDonalds at 1600 Bruckner Boulevard Grand Re-opening

McDonalds at 1600 Bruckner Boulevard Grand Re-opening

McDonalds at 1600 Bruckner Boulevard Grand Re-opening By Robert Press Friday morning Friends and elected officials came together to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 1600 Bruckner Boulevard in the Food Bazzaar Shopping Center. Mr. Tony […]

by · April 26, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Pelham Parkway clean up

Pelham Parkway clean up

Team Gjonaj Pelham Parkway Clean Up By Robert Press Taking advantage of the warm weather Team Gjonaj did another clean up of Pelham Parkway around the Wallace Avenue crossing. Over a dozen people led by Farah Rubin of Councilman Mark […]

by · April 26, 2021 · Bulletin Board