Matters of Faith: One Day at a Time

Matters of Faith: One Day at a Time

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Matthew 6:34 KJV ”I’m taking one day at a […]

by · August 11, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Castle Hill Little League Adds Another Championship

Castle Hill Little League Adds Another Championship

From The Castle Hill Little League: Congratulations to the Castle Hill Little League/ Castle Hill RBI 10u Coyotes for winning the BIT Championship game! It was an awesome game, – with timely hitting, sharp pitching, and great defense. We are […]

by · August 10, 2019 · Sports
Conforto Adds To The Mets Comeback: Is A Miracle Happening?

Conforto Adds To The Mets Comeback: Is A Miracle Happening?

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor It took a moment after Michael Conforto hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning Friday night. Citi Field has not been this loud since that wild card game loss to the Giants in October […]

by · August 10, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? August 9, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 9, 2019

Jean Piaget (1896) Regarded as the foremost developmental psychologist of the 20th century, Piaget developed a theory of “genetic epistemology,”a natural timetable for the development of the child’s ability to think, in which he traced four stages—the sensorimotor (ages 0–2), preoperational or symbolic (2–7), concrete operational (7–12),and formal operational (12 and up)—each marked by increased cognitive sophistication and ability to use symbols. What specific developments occur in each stage? More…

by · August 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 9, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 9, 2019

Every man desires to live long, but no man would be old. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

by · August 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 9, 2019

Word of the Day: August 9, 2019

ennoble  Definition: (verb) Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility. Synonyms: gentle Usage: It would be interesting to see how brave he was; besides, the King would have good reason to ennoble him if he overcame them. Discuss.

by · August 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Aug 8, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Houston Dynamo forward Romell Quioto (31) receives a red card during the first half against the New York City FC at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

“Taty” Came In And NYCFC Gets Important Win

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor New additions Eric Miller and Gary Mackay- Steven joined NYCFC at Yankee Stadium Thursday night in their 3-2 win over the Houston Dynamo.  They helped create space and coach Domenec Torrent made the necessary adjustments […]

by · August 9, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? August 8, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 8, 2019

Esther Hobart Morris (1814) Morris was the first female justice of the peace in the US. A mother of three, she began her tenure as justice in 1870, after the previous justice resigned in protest of Wyoming’s passage of the women’s suffrage amendment.She attracted national attention and tried some 70 cases, becoming a legendary figure in the suffrage movement. The state of Wyoming officially commemorated her role as a leading suffragist in 1890. Why then is the extent of her contribution to the suffrage movement debated? More…

by · August 8, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 8, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 8, 2019

When a man is old enough to do wrong he should be old enough to do right also. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · August 8, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 8, 2019

Word of the Day: August 8, 2019

chopine  Definition: (noun) A woman’s shoe with a very high thick sole. Synonyms: platform Usage: In centuries past, some women wore chopines so large that they had difficulty maintaining their balance without assistance. Discuss.

by · August 8, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 7, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 7, 2019

Ralph Bunche (1904) Bunche was a US diplomat who in 1950 became the first person of color awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, which he earned for mediating the 1949 Arab-Israeli truce. During WWII, he worked in the US War and State Departments. After the war, he helped establish the UN and spent the remainder of his career in a variety of UN positions, including principal secretary of the UN Palestine Commission and Under-Secretary General. In what unusual way did he conduct many of the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations? More…

by · August 7, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 7, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 7, 2019

The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

by · August 7, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 7, 2019

Word of the Day: August 7, 2019

subroutine  Definition: (noun) A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program. Synonyms: procedure, function Usage: Apparently, the program was crashing because there were careless typos in the code for a pivotal subroutine. Discuss.

by · August 7, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Apr 1, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Mr. Met tosses t-shirts into the stands during the seventh inning stretch of a MLB opening day game between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

These Mets Are Amazing

By William Coppola/ Contributing Columnist Bronx Chronicle Something special is happening in Queens NY. The NY Mets are making all of the doubters, including yours truly, look like fools. Lets face it, we haven’t had a ton of positive things […]

by · August 7, 2019 · Sports
Sep 9, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; New York Mets left fielder Michael Conforto (30) hits an RBI single during the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Mets turnaround

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Take in all the factors of the game and Tuesday night at Citi Field, the Mets used them all. Pitching, defense, hitting, and that all combined again for the Mets fifth straight win. Yes it […]

by · August 7, 2019 · Sports