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Word of the Day: July 19, 2020

Word of the Day: July 19, 2020

falsify  Definition: (verb) Tamper, with the purpose of deception. Synonyms: fudge, fake, misrepresent, wangle, manipulate, cook Usage: The researcher was tempted to falsify his data in order to secure funding for his study. Discuss.

Word of the Day: July 17, 2020

Word of the Day: July 17, 2020

firmament  Definition: (noun) The vault or expanse of the heavens; the sky. Synonyms: celestial sphere, empyrean, heavens, welkin Usage: The stars shine in the endless firmament. Discuss.

An area in the Bronx Board of Elections where each ballot is shown to poll watchers.

What Is The Bronx Board of Elections Hiding?

The count of Absentee Ballots in the Bronx began on Monday July 6th. There are eleven Assembly Districts in the Bronx. One week later, only one Assembly District, the 83rd has been completed. There were no state primaries for any of the […]

Not The Norm And Adjusting In The Bronx

Not The Norm And Adjusting In The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso Tuesday March 31, 2020: We begin the third week of this Coronavirus Pandemic and isolation period. From this perspective, it has been difficult with adjusting to a new lifestyle of staying  home and following procedures to stay […]

by · April 1, 2020 · Uncategorized

Councilman Ritchie Torres Announces he has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Councilman Ritchie Torres announces that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Torres has informed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson of this. Torres has isolated himself, and any councilman who came into contact with him will have to go into quarantine. Councilman […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized

New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship

This is a reminder that Senator Biaggi is participating in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship. The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislatorswill award four scholarships (two academic and two athletic) at this year’sItalian-American Day on May […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized

Business Improvement Districts – Op Ed

John J Saporito  Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have advanced the business growth of over 93,000 businesses throughout NYC for more than 30 years.  BIDs, there are 11 BIDs in the Bronx, and each BID assists merchants, business owners and property […]

by · March 11, 2020 · Uncategorized
Failure to Enact term limits is a scandal

Failure to Enact term limits is a scandal

By Philip Foglia A 2018 Gallup poll indicated that a whopping 75% of the American electorate want term limits for Congress and a McLaughlin and Associates poll similarly found 82% of voters favor term limits and 73% more likely to […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Uncategorized
Credit: Bank of America

Covenant House New York Announces New Grant to Address Workforce Development And Youth Homelessness in the Bronx

$50,000 Grant Will Help Youth Shelter Expand Transitional Living Program New York,Covenant House New York today announced it received a $50,000 grant to help advance workforce development from Bank of America. BofA Global Research Analyst Alex Perry presented the grant […]

by · March 8, 2020 · Uncategorized
Gleyber Back At Short And Expected To Hit Home Runs

Gleyber Back At Short And Expected To Hit Home Runs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Gleyber Torres hit his first home run of the spring Saturday afternoon. The Yankees expect a lot of those long balls to be hit as Opening Day awaits in three weeks.   The home run went […]

by · March 1, 2020 · Sports, Uncategorized
The sparsely attended meeting

The Mark Gjonaj Show

It was billed as a 1400 Blondell Avenue Town Hall meeting. Above that on the flyer were photos of Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and Councilman Mark Gjonaj and the logos from NYC Bronx Community Board 10 and 11, with each name below […]

by · February 26, 2020 · Uncategorized
Commissioner Shea addressing the class of recruits at the Police Academy.

Overall Crime in New York City Hits Record Low in 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea came to the Police Academy (in Queens) to see the class of 530 recruits that will be hitting the streets of New York City, and to hold a press conference on the […]

by · January 8, 2020 · Uncategorized
A group photo of the members of the Al-Shaib community and their guests.

Peace December January 2020 Dinner

Friday January 3rd was the first Peace December meeting and community dinner of 2020. People of all ethnic backgrounds filled the Al-Shaib Community room on Westchester Avenue. Sheikh Musa Drammeh introduced first time visitor Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Benedetto started out […]

by · January 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
Word of the Day: January 3, 2020

Word of the Day: January 3, 2020

pretermit  Definition: (verb) Leave undone or leave out. Synonyms: neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, miss, drop Usage: Tom overslept and would need to pretermit his usual morning workout if he wanted to make it to work on time. Discuss.

Quote of the Day: December 16, 2019

Quote of the Day: December 16, 2019

Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · December 16, 2019 · Uncategorized