Whose Birthday Is It? November 7, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 7, 2019

Albert Camus (1913) Camus was an Algerian-French novelist, essayist, and playwright. He spent the war years in Paris, and the French Resistance brought him into the circle of Jean-Paul Sartre and existentialism. In 1942, he became a leading literary figure with his enigmatic first novel, The Stranger, a study of 20th-century alienation, and the philosophical essay “The Myth of Sisyphus,” an analysis of contemporary nihilism and the concept of the absurd. What else did Camus write? More…

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Quote of the Day: November 7, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 7, 2019

Look upon good books; they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble: be you but true to yourself…and you shall need no other comfort nor counsel. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Word of the Day: November 7, 2019

Word of the Day: November 7, 2019

strabismus  Definition: (noun) Abnormal alignment of one or both eyes. Synonyms: squint Usage: Andrew’s strabismus has hampered his vision for years, but he is finally exploring the medical options available to correct the defect. Discuss.

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Stock In Canelo Victory over Kovalev

Stock In Canelo Victory over Kovalev

By Jason Gonzalez: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Now that we are more than 72 hours from being removed from witnessing Saul “Canelo” Alvarez of Guadalajara, Mexico capture his fourth world title in as many divisions, we now have had some […]

by · November 6, 2019 · Sports
Floral wreath made by Sandra of Elegant Floral Desig for the late Pandit Vishnu Sukul’s ceremony.

Historic Moment for Guyana and Hindu Community

Historic Moment for Guyana and Hindu Community “First NYC Street to be co-named after a Guyanese and Hindu Priest” On Saturday, October 26, 2019 history was made in the borough of The Bronx as the first Guyanese, Hindu Priest got […]

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49 PCT – NCO A Meeting

49 PCT – NCO A Meeting

Hosted by 49Pct -NCO A – Build The Block Meeting Thursday, November 14th 2019. Meeting starts at 7 P.M. Doors open at 6:30 P.M for light refreshments. Einstein Hospital Campus – Lubin Hall, 1200 Van Nest Ave, Bronx NY 10461Parking […]

by · November 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 6, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 6, 2019

Charles Dow (1851) In the early 1880s, Charles Dow and Edward Davis Jones established the Dow Jones Average as a stock price indicator consisting mostly of railroad stocks. In 1889, Dow Jones & Co. began publication of the Wall Street Journal, and the well-known Dow Jones Industrial Average was created in 1896. Today, there are four different Dow Jones averages—industrial stocks, transportation stocks, utility stocks, and a composite average of all three. What were Dow’s “Leadville Letters”? More…

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Quote of the Day: November 6, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 6, 2019

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one’s faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one’s memories. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

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Word of the Day: November 6, 2019

Word of the Day: November 6, 2019

sashay  Definition: (verb) To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others. Synonyms: prance, strut, swagger, tittup, ruffle, cock Usage: She sashayed around the room flaunting her designer dress and impeccably coiffed hair. Discuss

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Fordham Wins Opener And With That Optimism

Fordham Wins Opener And With That Optimism

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jeff Neubauer is always optimistic and Tuesday night the fifth year men’s basketball coach at Fordham University saw his team up at  Rose Hill win their first game of the season. This coach had every […]

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Masquerade Fundraiser

Masquerade Fundraiser

Midnight at the Masquerade Breast Cancer Fundraiser Friday, November 15 s 7 pm Corporate Conference Center s Building 4 – 2nd Floor Advance Tickets: $25 ($30 at the door) Includes Dinner & Interactive Show Cash Bar for Beer/Wine For more […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? November 5, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 5, 2019

William James Durant (1885) Durant was an American historian and essayist. In 1926, he published The Story of Philosophy, which soon became a bestseller. He then began a decades-long project—the writing of a comprehensive history of civilization. The result was The Story of Civilization, a monumental, 4,000,000-word, 10,000-page work stretching from prehistory to the 19th century. The series, published in 11 volumes from 1935 to 1975, introduced millions to intellectual history. Who coauthored the work? More…

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Quote of the Day: November 5, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 5, 2019

A most paradoxical mixture of sound and silence pervades the shady parts of the wood. The noise from the insects is so loud…; yet within the recesses of the forest a universal silence appears to reign. Charles Darwin (1809-1882) 

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Word of the Day: November 5, 2019

Word of the Day: November 5, 2019

affiance  Definition: (verb) To bind in a pledge of marriage; betroth. Synonyms: plight, engage Usage: I have been affianced to a fine young man and am looking forward to my upcoming nuptials. Discuss.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (rpinews.edu)

Profile America: First Engineering College

Tuesday, November 5. Much has been heard in recent years about national education policy encouraging more science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM — students. As far as engineering goes, the trail was broken 195 years ago on this […]