Quote of the Day: February 13, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 13, 2020

I realized that ritual will always mean throwing away something; destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

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Word of the Day: February 13, 2020

Word of the Day: February 13, 2020

unnameable  Definition: (adjective) Too sacred to be uttered. Synonyms: ineffable, unspeakable, unutterable Usage: The deliberate enunciation of the ancient, unnameable runes shocked the holy men devoted to guarding the idol. Discuss.

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Bronx DA: New Jersey Man Indicted for Murder in Random Stabbing of Bronx Man in University Heights

Bronx DA: New Jersey Man Indicted for Murder in Random Stabbing of Bronx Man in University Heights

NEW JERSEY MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER IN RANDOM STABBING OF BRONX MAN IN UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a New Jersey man has been indicted on Murder and Manslaughter in the death of a […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? February 12, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 12, 2020

William Roscoe Estep (1920) Estep was an American Baptist historian, author, and professor of church history. He was considered one of the world’s leading authorities on the Anabaptist movement, a Christian sect that rejects infant baptism and practices the ritual of believer’s baptism only after a person has made a declaration of faith. Estep wrote numerous works, including books on subjects such as Baptist and Anabaptist history, religious liberty, and world missions. At what theological seminary did he teach? More…

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Quote of the Day: February 12, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 12, 2020

Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Word of the Day: February 12, 2020

Word of the Day: February 12, 2020

redact  Definition: (verb) Formulate in a particular style or language. Synonyms: couch, put, frame, cast Usage: Your presentation is solid, but I have asked Michael to redact portions of the text to make it more accessible to our Japanese business partners. Discuss. 

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Yankees Have A Spot In Rotation With Paxton Injury

Yankees Have A Spot In Rotation With Paxton Injury

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor With James Paxton the Yankees are that much stronger with their starting rotation. He is the first and early casualty injury and out of the rotation for what is expected to be four months with […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Sports
Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021 – Business & Self-Employment (Part 3 of 7)

Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021 – Business & Self-Employment (Part 3 of 7)

By PROF. ANTHONY RIVIECCIO, MBA, PFA If you have been keeping track of our income tax deduction series, you should have learned much already on our first two subjects: children and itemized deductions. Please go to our prior issues to […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Financial Management
Whose Birthday Is It? February 11, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 11, 2020

Leo Szilard (1898) Szilard was a Hungarian-American nuclear physicist who, after immigrating to America from Nazi Germany, was instrumental in the development of nuclear weapons. Working with Enrico Fermi, he developed the first self-sustained nuclear reactor based on uranium fission. He was one of the first to realize that nuclear chain reactions could be used in bombs and, in 1939, helped to establish the Manhattan Project. Later he protested nuclear warfare and decided to study what instead? More…

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Quote of the Day: February 11, 2020

Quote of the Day: February 11, 2020

A prisoner…is unfortunate in two ways—because he has done something wrong and because he is deprived of his liberty. Therefore we should treat him kindly, because of his misfortune, for otherwise he would become hard and bitter and would not be sorry he had done wrong. L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) 

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Word of the Day: February 11, 2020

Word of the Day: February 11, 2020

bambino  Definition: (noun) A young child. Synonyms: toddler, yearling, tot Usage: Up on the hill, Aunt Joan sat with my new cousin on a picnic blanket, cradling the little bambino in her arms. Discuss.

by · February 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera filed paperwork to challenge freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary for her Bronx-Queens congressional seat.

BREAKING NEWS: Ex-CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso Cabrera to challenge AOC

The NY Post and other media outlets are reporting that former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso Cabrera has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run against incumbent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) in the upcoming June 23rd Democratic primary election. […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Bronx Politics, Government, News, Politics
in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Coppola: Astroland: Brooklyn to Houston

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Once upon a time. there was a place called Astroland in Coney Island, Brooklyn, that first opened in 1962. The same year that the Mets and the Houston Colt 45’s, who later became […]

by · February 10, 2020 · Sports
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 10, 2020

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 10, 2020

Cases of Interest for the Week of February 10, 2020 Monday, February 10, 2020 ADAJudgePart #Status Defendant Name Case Details Rosenfeld, P.McCartyTRP730 Exam Rafael Gonzalez Charged with second-degree Murder and additional charges in the death of Adam Garcia. The incident happened […]

Whose Birthday Is It? February 10, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? February 10, 2020

Bertolt Brecht (1898) Brecht was a German playwright and poet whose brilliant wit and revolutionary theatrical experiments made him a vital and controversial force in modern drama. In 1928, he displayed his hostility toward capitalism as well as his bittersweet compassion for humanity in The Threepenny Opera. With the rise of the Nazis in 1933, he went into exile, first in Scandinavia and then in the US. One of Brecht’s most important theories was the concept of Verfremdungseffekt, which means what? More…

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