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State Senator Alessandra Biaggi opened the meeting by 7 PM as the clock in the upper left corner shows. State Senators Marcos Serrano, Gustavo Rivera, and Luis Sepulveda are seated at the table.

Bronx State Senate Budget Meeting

Thursday Night at Lehman College State Senators Alessandra Biaggi, Gustavo Rivera, Marcos Serrano, and Luis Sepulveda heard comments from the public on the upcoming state budget to be passed this year by the state legislature. Governor Cuomo has already presented […]

by · February 4, 2020 · Bulletin Board
The honorees with Councilman King, Ms. Linda Berk, Mr. Nate Rodgers, Ms. Kaitlyn Mcintosh, Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad, and Ms.Ashley Sharpton of NAN.

Councilman Andy King’s Black History Month Event

Celebrating Our History 2020 was the theme of the Black History Month event held by Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program at the Evander Child Campus Monday. Students from local elementary and middle schools were chosen to […]

by · February 4, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 4, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 4, 2020

Charles Lindbergh (1902) In 1927, Lindbergh, an American aviator, made the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic in 33.5 hours, landing in Paris to a hero’s welcome. He returned to the US a celebrity but moved to England in 1932 to escape the media frenzy surrounding the kidnapping and murder of his son. Returning to the US in 1940, he faced criticism for opposing US entry into WWII. Still, he flew combat missions for the US during the war. He helped invent what device that made open-heart surgery possible? More…

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Quote of the Day: February 4, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 4, 2020

With Women, we speak of “love”, “duty”, “right”, “wrong”, “pity”, “hope”, and other irrational and emotional conceptions, which have no existence, and the fiction of which has no object except to control feminine exuberances. Edwin Abbott (1838-1926) 

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Word of the Day: February 4, 2020

Word of the Day: February 4, 2020

farsightedness  Definition: (noun) Seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing. Synonyms: prospicience, prevision Usage: Felicia has an uncommon farsightedness when it comes to the stock market and has made millions with her investments. Discuss.

by · February 4, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison in Strangling Death of Girlfriend

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison in Strangling Death of Girlfriend

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 17 YEARS IN PRISON IN STRANGLING DEATH OF GIRLFRIEND IN THEIR MORRIS HEIGHTS APARTMENT Defendant Pleaded Guilty to First-Degree Manslaughter           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 17 […]

by · January 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
VNNA MONTHLY MEETING – MONDAY FEB. 3, 2020 AT 7:00PM

VNNA MONTHLY MEETING – MONDAY FEB. 3, 2020 AT 7:00PM

by · January 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 30, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? January 30, 2020

Shirley Hazzard (1931) Hazzard is an Australian novelist and short-story writer who has lived in the US since 1951. She and her husband, writer Francis Steegmuller, were both frequent contributors to The New Yorker magazine. Noted for her lyrical style, she achieved early success with her first story collection, Cliffs of Fall. Her 1980 novel, The Transit of Venus, brought her literary acclaim and a greatly expanded readership. Hazzard did not publish her next novel until 2003. What was it? More…

by · January 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 30, 2020

Quote of the Day: January 30, 2020

Of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Word of the Day: January 30, 2020

Word of the Day: January 30, 2020

poultice  Definition: (noun) A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance, usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body. Synonyms: cataplasm, plaster Usage: I heard from the ship’s doctor that he had been obliged to put a large mustard poultice on this very gentleman’s stomach. Discuss.

by · January 30, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 29, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? January 29, 2020

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688) Swedenborg was a Swedish scientist, theologian, and mystic. He studied almost every field of scientific investigation and wrote copiously, publishing Sweden’s first scientific journal and anticipating many discoveries and inventions. However, his writing gradually shifted toward philosophy and metaphysics, and in 1744 he claimed to have had a divine vision. He spent the rest of his career interpreting the Bible and relating what he had seen in his visions. What sect is based on his beliefs? More…

by · January 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 29, 2020

Quote of the Day: January 29, 2020

It is the power of thought which gives man the mastery over nature. Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)

by · January 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 29, 2020

Word of the Day: January 29, 2020

callow  Definition: (adjective) Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature. Synonyms: unfledged Usage: Although he is 25, he still behaves like a callow youth in some ways. Discuss. 

by · January 29, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Mr. Uddin receives his citation from Councilman Diaz Sr.

Giash Uddin Celebration of 38 Years in the USA

Mr. Giash Uddin is known as the Mayor of Starling Avenue in the Bronx Bangladeshi community of  Parkchester. He immigrated to the United States thirty-eight years ago. Sunday night Giash Uddin celebrated those thirty-eight years with family, friends, and a […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 28, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? January 28, 2020

Arthur Rubinstein (1887) Rubinstein was a Polish-American pianist whose enormous popularity spanned many decades. He debuted in 1900 and performed with moderate success until the 1930s, when he stopped performing for five years to improve his technique and reemerged as a giant of 20th-century music, active into his 80s. In the US, he was equally noted as soloist and chamber musician. His repertoire ranged from Bach to 20th-century Spanish composers, but he was particularly noted for his interpretation of what composer? More…

by · January 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board