Yankees Continue To Savage Umpires And It Needs To End

Yankees Continue To Savage Umpires And It Needs To End

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Aaron Boone called his Yankees “Savages” in the box last month after he argued balls and strikes with a rookie umpire. And for the third time in a month the savages were at it again […]

by · August 17, 2019 · Uncategorized
Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION WITH SENATOR BIAGGI!

END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION WITH SENATOR BIAGGI!

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 16, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 16, 2019

Christian Mortensen (1882) When Mortensen died at the age of 115 years and 252 days, he was the oldest man who had ever lived whose age is undisputed. Mortensen was born in Denmark in 1882 and immigrated to the US in 1903. He worked in various trades until he retired in 1950. Twenty-eight years later, at the age of 96, he reportedly rode his bicycle to a retirement home in San Rafael,California, where he lived for the rest of his life. What advice for living a long life did Mortensen give on his 115th birthday? More…

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 16, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 16, 2019

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you’ve conquered human nature. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 16, 2019

Word of the Day: August 16, 2019

actuate  Definition: (verb) To motivate or incite into action. Synonyms: incite, motivate, prompt, propel, move Usage: She hoped he would not be actuated by any such degrading curiosity. Discuss.

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
KOVALEV VS. SHABRANSKYY 
The Theater at Madison Square Garden 

4 Rounds - Super Welterweights 

Ismael Villarreal 
Bronx, NY
Pro Debut
WT: 154.2 TKS: BLK 
vs.
Race Sawyer 
Salt Lake City, UT 0-4
WT: 155.6 TKS: BLK

Quest Continues For Bronx Fighter Tomorrow Night

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Ismael Villarreal, a promising prospect at 154 from the Bronx remembers  like it was yesterday. The pro debut, Hulu Theater, at Madison Square Garden almost two years ago was a successful four-round unanimous  decision that […]

by · August 15, 2019 · Sports
Bronx DA: Rikers Island Inmate Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Chokehold Attack That Led To Death Of Fellow Inmate

Bronx DA: Rikers Island Inmate Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Chokehold Attack That Led To Death Of Fellow Inmate

RIKERS ISLAND INMATE SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CHOKEHOLD ATTACK THAT LED TO DEATH OF FELLOW INMATE Defendant Pleaded Guilty to Strangulation           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Rikers Island inmate has been sentenced […]

Whose Birthday Is It? August 15, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 15, 2019

Julia Child (1912) Child was an American chef, author, and TV personality who introduced French cooking to the American public. She began studying French cuisine while her husband was stationed in France on a diplomatic assignment and attended Paris’s famous LeCordon Bleu cooking school. In 1961, she cowrote the bestseller Mastering the Art of French Cooking and soon began hosting a series of educational TV programs, including what show that transformed her into an Emmy-winning public-broadcasting star? More…

by · August 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 15, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 15, 2019

One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering,nothing but suffering. Jane Austen (1775-1817)

by · August 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 15, 2019

Word of the Day: August 15, 2019

tweedy  Definition: (adjective) Of textiles; having a rough surface. Synonyms: homespun, nubby, slubbed Usage: Instead of offering something soft and comfortable,the saleswoman handed me a sweater knitted of tweedy yarns. Discuss.

by · August 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Vernuccio’s View: Human Trafficking: 21st Century Slavery

Vernuccio’s View: Human Trafficking: 21st Century Slavery

Slavery is not relegated to the past, relegated to historical accounts of 18th Century sailing ships, or tales of the Roman Empire. The U.S. State Department has released its 2019 Report on Human Trafficking, the modern slave trade. The numbers […]

by · August 15, 2019 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Spiritual Inspirations: Never Ever Lose Your Faith!

Spiritual Inspirations: Never Ever Lose Your Faith!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the […]

by · August 15, 2019 · Religion
Photo of Andom Ghebreghiorgis.

Andom Ghebreghiorgis For Congress

Because of his long last name the gimmick for this candidate is to go by his first name Andom for Congress. He is running in the 16th Congressional district against current Congressman Eliot Engel. Andom says that the Congressman is […]

by · August 14, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Whose Birthday Is It? August 14, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 14, 2019

John Henry “Doc” Holliday (1851) Holliday was an American dentist, gambler,and gunfighter. After graduating from dental school in 1872, he moved to the drier climate of the West to help treat his tuberculosis. He briefly practiced dentistry in Texas, then took up gambling and began drifting. Settling in Tombstone, Arizona, he joined Wyatt Earp and his brothers in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Having earned a reputation as a gunman, he resumed drifting and died of tuberculosis at the age of 36. What were his last words? More…

by · August 14, 2019 · Bulletin Board