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Supreme Court Justice Concerned Over Federal Judge Requiring Race And Gender Be Taken Into Account In Selecting A Legal Team

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Supreme Court justice expressed concerns on Monday about how a federal judge required plaintiffs’ lawyers to take race and gender into account in picking their legal team. The court declined to review […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Wild Bill Hickok’s Smith And Wesson No. 2 Revolver For Auction

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A piece of Wild West history is due to go on sale on Monday when the revolver gunfighter James “Wild Bill” Hickok carried on the day he was shot down at a Deadwood […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Features

Deutsche Telekom Will Launch A Secure Internet Service

BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom said it would launch a secure internet service next year for smaller companies that find it hard to pay for defenses against sophisticated forms of cyber crime. The firm presented the plan at a […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Features

Canadian Pianist Brings “Dead” Composers Back To Life

By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) – Canadian pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin is an archaeologist-cum-miracle worker of the piano who has almost single-handedly brought “dead” 19th-century composers back to life with his powerful, nimble fingers and keen intellect. Although he has recorded […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Features

Word From The White House

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 Two Very Important Lines Crossed Last Month, and It Means Big Things for Our Energy Security: For the first time in nearly two decades, we’re importing less foreign oil than we’re producing domestically — and we’re […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Widowhood Effect

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report. Previous studies have looked at […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Health & Nutrition

Night Lights And TV lead To Poor Quality Sleep

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Falling asleep in the glow of the TV or leaving a light on next to the bed can affect brain activity levels and lead to poor quality sleep, according to the authors […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Science

It’s my Park Day at The OLD WEST FARMS SOLDIER CEMETERY

On Veterans Day, GIVE, a Bronx based organization, hosted an “It’s My Park Day” event at the Old West Farms Soldier Cemetery. Although the cemetery is not a park, the historic site is owned and maintained by New York City […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Local News

VETERANS DAY AT MORRIS PARK

If there was only one way to describe Morris Park and its surrounding communities it would be family. Morris Park being the close knit family that it is cannot help itself but turn out for its members. On Veterans Day […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Features, Local News

US GEORGE WASHINGTON ON HUMANITARIAN DUTY IN MANILA BAY

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by · November 12, 2013 · Features, World News

Veterans Day Breakfast hosted by the Pelham Bay Merchants at the Keane Post

On Veterans Day the Pelham Bay Merchants Association hosted a breakfast for the Pelham Bay Veterans community. The food was scrumptious, the day festive, the company welcoming and the memories humors.

by · November 12, 2013 · Features

Governor Cuomo’S Veterans Day Message

Dear Friend, Today, we honor and thank our veterans who answered the call of duty to protect our citizens and preserve our nation’s freedom. More than 900,000 veterans call New York home, and throughout the generations New Yorkers have served […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Features

How to Send Help to the Philippines

Reported by: Beth Pinsker (Reuters) – In the aftermath of the super typhoon that hit the Philippines on Saturday, international relief agencies were ramping up donation appeals. The death toll estimate is at 10,000, and the number of displaced is […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Features

Slow Zone Frenzy

“Speed Bump” and “Slow Zone” Frenzy Written by Dorothea Poggi 11/9/2013 Join your neighbors for a presentation meeting Tuesday November 12, 2013 at the Community Board 10 District Office, located at 3165 East Tremont Avenue (cross Street LaSalle). Learn more […]

by · November 9, 2013 · Features

Bronx Voter Apathy On The Rise

Written By Roseanna Delgado   Lowest Voter turnout makes bleak history   During their campaign trails, mayoral candidates talk about making history. Speaker Quinn wanted to make history as the first woman mayor and also as the first openly gay.  […]

by · November 9, 2013 · Features