Whose Birthday Is It? January 11, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 11, 2019

Parmigianino (1503) Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola was an Italian Mannerist painter and etcher commonly known by his nickname Parmigianino, meaning “the little one from Parma.” His works possess remarkable grace and sensuality, and he is regarded as one of the […]

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Quote of the Day: January 11, 2019

Quote of the Day: January 11, 2019

A man’s silence is wonderful to listen to. Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)  

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Word of the Day: January 11, 2019

Word of the Day: January 11, 2019

tongue-in-cheek Definition: (adjective) Cleverly amusing in tone. Synonyms: bantering, facetious Usage: The student made a tongue-in-cheek remark about his dog having eaten his overdue math homework. Discuss.  

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It’s Out Of Hand In Pelham Bay

It’s Out Of Hand In Pelham Bay

By Rich Mancuso Again this is out of my league. However, and with one hand, due to a car that hit me last week, the question has become about the safety and welfare of residents in the Pelham Bay community. […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? January 10, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 10, 2019

Margaret of Austria (1480) Daughter of Emperor Maximilian I, Margaret was a Hapsburg princess and regent of the Netherlands. When she was three, she was betrothed to French dauphin and future King Charles VIII, who later renounced the agreement and […]

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Quote of the Day: January 10, 2019

Quote of the Day: January 10, 2019

Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

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Word of the Day: January 10, 2019

Word of the Day: January 10, 2019

splenic Definition: (adjective) Of or relating to the spleen. Synonyms: lienal Usage: Julian was overjoyed as his doctor explained that his splenic tumor had gone into remission. Discuss.  

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Whose Birthday Is It? January 9, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 9, 2019

Richard Halliburton (1900) Halliburton was an American adventurer and pioneer of adventure journalism. He liked to recreate historical and legendary feats in his travels, such as Hannibal’s passage over the Alps on an elephant and Odysseus’s journey around the Mediterranean, […]

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Quote of the Day: January 9, 2019

Quote of the Day: January 9, 2019

A woman is more considerate in affairs of love than a man; because love is more the study and business of her life. Washington Irving (1783-1859)  

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Word of the Day: January 9, 2019

Word of the Day: January 9, 2019

demean Definition: (verb) Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally. Synonyms: degrade, disgrace, put down Usage: The CEO makes it a point to regularly demean employees in front of their colleagues, as he believes that a little public humiliation goes […]

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Bronx DA: Bronx Woman Sentenced To Prison For Killing Infant Daughter

Bronx DA: Bronx Woman Sentenced To Prison For Killing Infant Daughter

Defendant Threw Baby Out Of Sixth-Floor Apartment Window   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx woman has been sentenced to three and one-third to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree Manslaughter in the death of her six-month-old daughter.    […]

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Universal Health Care Plan

Mayor de Blasio Announces Universal Health Care Plan

By Robert Press Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Lincoln Hospital (one of the New York City-run hospitals) to announce a partnership with the NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation and Bronx-based health insurer Metro Plus called New York Care. New […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? January 8, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 8, 2019

Emily Greene Balch (1867) Balch was an American economist and sociologist who taught at Wellesley College until her dismissal in 1918 for opposing US involvement in World War I. She was a co-founder, along with Jane Addams, of the Women’s […]

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Quote of the Day: January 8, 2019

Quote of the Day: January 8, 2019

Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

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Word of the Day: January 8, 2019

Word of the Day: January 8, 2019

connive Definition: (verb) Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner. Synonyms: scheme, intrigue Usage: We had to send that perfectly innocent man to penal servitude for a crime we know he never committed, and it was only afterward that we […]

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