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Matters of Faith: For the Good of the Whole

Matters of Faith: For the Good of the Whole

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Peter 4:8-11 “Most important of all, you must sincerely love each other, because love wipes away many sins. Welcome people into your home and don’t grumble about it. Each of you has […]

by · January 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Put everything into the hands of The Lord and experience his righteousness. (Isaiah 55:7-8 KJV) “Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon […]

by · January 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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WYSK: To Build Or Not To Build the Wall and Still Save Face

You should know that the matter of “Building the Wall” on the Southern Mexican Border has reached a political impasse between the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald J. Trump. These […]

Matters of Faith: Take a Stand!

Matters of Faith: Take a Stand!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv 2 Thessalonians 2:15 NKJV, TLB“Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle.”(TLB) “With all these things in mind, dear brothers, stand firm and […]

by · January 13, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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Press Clips: Crime Spikes in The Bronx

Bronx Police Statistics for Year Ending 2018 Show big increase over 2017 By Robert Press The year-end 2018 NYPD Comp Stat report shows a 25 percent increase in murder, and an 14+ percent increase in rape over 2017 in the […]

by · January 13, 2019 · Crime, News, Police Blotter, Press Clips
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Vernuccio’s View: The Kurds Are The West’s Neglected Ally

The Trump Administration’s plans to draw down U.S. forces in Syria has re-opened the question of western support for the Kurdish people. The Kurds have been pro-western, and scrupulous in their protection of human rights. They treat females as equals, […]

by · January 8, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Bank of North America, 1781. Source: Free Library of Philadelphia

Profile America: Bank of North America, 1781

Monday, January 7th. During the Revolutionary War, the rebelling colonies and the Continental Congress were anything but too big to fail. To the contrary, finances were very spotty and precarious. To help put affairs in order and make credit available, […]

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The Dangerous and Crowded Arctic

The North Pole is getting crowded, and dangerous. The Coast Guard and the Pentagon are stressing that China and Russia, America’s great-power competitors, are increasing their presence in the Arctic Ocean, as are many other nations. According to Coast Guard Commandant Adm. […]

by · January 6, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: Is Anybody Listening?

Matters of Faith: Is Anybody Listening?

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Genesis 6:9 NKJV‬‬‬‬ “But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.“ While contemplating what I would write this week and how to encourage readers to believe and to stay the course, […]

by · January 6, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Vernuccio’s View: China Expands Tyranny, Exports Idea

Vernuccio’s View: China Expands Tyranny, Exports Idea

China is adopting a concept that would oversee most facets of an individuals’ life, and use the information to decide a person’s worth.  That disturbingly totalitarian concept may be coming to the west. The American Civil Liberties Unions’ Jay Stanley reports that […]

by · January 4, 2019 · News, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Scriptural Inspirations: Purpose-minded Resolutions

Scriptural Inspirations: Purpose-minded Resolutions

New Year Resolution with Purpose If you have been thinking about what you will resolve to do in 2019, let me suggest the following verse for your consideration. Happy & Blessed New Year! Philippians‬ ‭4:8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Finally, brethren, whatever things […]

by · January 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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WYSK: Three Magi to Visit The Bronx, January 5

THE MAGI (THREE KINGS) TO VISIT BRONX COUNTY You should know that Melchior, Gaspar and Baltazar the Three Kings, will travel to the County of the Bronx loaded with free toys for children ages 1-9. The Three distinguished Magi will […]

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Vernucciio’s View: Hezbollah Uses Illegal Drug Trade to Threaten America

The frightening extent of Iran’s’ terrorist reach into the Western Hemisphere is becoming more clear, as law enforcement officials across the globe move to curb Hezbollah. The Hill reports that Argentinian officials have frozen the assets of 14 people tied to […]

by · January 2, 2019 · News, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
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Profile America: Ellis Island Opens

Wednesday, January 2nd. The place where many of our ancestors first stepped ashore when they came to America seeking a new life opened this month 127 years ago — Ellis Island in New York Harbor. The very first immigrant processed […]

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Press Clips: Looking Back on 2018 and Ahead to 2019

Looking Back on 2018 and Ahead to 2019 In looking back on 2018 term limits were not needed to retire two long time incumbents. Ten-term incumbent Congressman Joseph Crowley who didn’t have a primary since 2004 lost to an unknown […]

by · January 2, 2019 · News, Political Buzz, Politics