Historic Tobacco 21 Legislation

Joint Statement by Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Council Member James F. Gennaro Re: Signing of Historic Tobacco 21 Legislation “Today’s bill signing by Mayor Bloomberg to raise the minimum legal sales age of cigarettes, certain tobacco products and electronic […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

World Stock Markets Pause

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets dipped on Tuesday as investors sought new catalysts to extend a rally amid signs of tepid economic growth, while crude oil sank ahead of a possible easing of sanctions against […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Suicide Bommbings Blast Iran’s embassy in Lebanon

By Laila Bassam and Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) – Two suicide bombings rocked Iran’s embassy compound in Lebanon on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people including an Iranian cultural attache and hurling bodies and burning wreckage across a debris-strewn street.

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized


Submitted by : Christian Claudio Cyberbullying Cyberbullying, instead of happening face-to-face, happens through the use of technology such as computers, cell phones and other electronic devices.  Cyberbullying peaks around the end of middle school and the beginning of high school. […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Education News, Uncategorized

Bronx Leading The Change

by · November 18, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Business, Uncategorized

News Worthy Tidbits

Angelina Jolie receives humanitarian award from Academy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Hollywood film industry recognized Angelina Jolie on Saturday with a humanitarian award for her work with refugees and advocating for human rights through her film career. Actors Angela […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Uncategorized

News Reports Overstate Potential Benefits Of Novel Treatments For Eye Diseases

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – News reports often overhype the potential benefits of novel treatments for disabling eye diseases, a new study suggests. Broadcast and Internet news reports, in particular, tended to be more enthusiastic about so-called […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized

300 People Arrested World Wide For Child Pornography

TORONTO (Reuters) – More than 300 people, including teachers, coaches and doctors, have been arrested worldwide on child pornography charges after a Canadian-led investigation. Toronto police said on Thursday the arrest of 348 people, including 108 in Canada, 76 in […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized

Fake Obamacare Websites Shut Down

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – Authorities in California shut down 10 fake Obamacare websites, amid nationwide concern among law enforcement officials about potential fraud during the program’s rollout, the state’s attorney general said on Thursday. The sites, which […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized

Kidnapped Child Reunited With Mother After 34 Years

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A U.S.-born man who was abducted as a child, taken to Mexico and robbed of all his money in a harrowing trek back to the United States more than three decades later has […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized

China Allowing Two Child Families

By Sui-Lee Wee and Li Hui BEIJING (Reuters) – China will ease family planning restrictions nationwide, the government said on Friday, allowing millions of families to have two children in the country’s most significant liberalization of its strict one-child policy […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized, World News

G.I.V.E You’ll Feel Better

On Veteran’s 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 · Uncategorized

MulchFest 2014 in the Bronx!

                Christmas is a beautiful time for families and friends to get together and enjoy quality time. The trimmings on the tree, the aroma of freshly cooked foods, drinks and cheers, it is […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized

Liechtenstein Goes Public

LONDON (Reuters) – Liechtenstein, whose banks have been accused by the United States and other countries of facilitating tax evasion, said on Thursday it would end its practice of helping foreigners hide money from their tax authorities. The move highlights […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized

Fed Chairman Calls For Larger Bank Reserves

(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday reiterated the need for banks to hold more capital and liquid assets to survive a market shock, and he endorsed practices that link executive pay to performance. “One of the most […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized