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Accessible Pedestrian Signals

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Tomorrow, NYC Council Member James Vacca will join Bronx DOT Commissioner Connie Moran at the newly-installed accessible pedestrian signal on Morris Park Avenue, just west of Eastchester Road, in order to highlight the fact that these important devices have now come to the Bronx.

SPOTTING DEER

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The NYC Department of Parks & Recreation will conduct an aerial survey of the deer population over various parks in The Bronx until Saturday, March 1 between the hours of 6PM-1AM.

The parks include Pelham Bay, Van Cortlandt, and Riverdale. The survey will be conducted by a single-engine aircraft utilizing infrared imaging to measure the temperature difference between the deer and the surrounding environment.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT - WORDS OF WISDOM

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" The art of being a woman can never consist of being a bad imitation of a man."

New Fordham Street Condos

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Greystone Development Corporation continues its huge construction project on the corner of Fordham Street and Place.

City Island Images was asked about the early morning noise being made as they build approximately 43 condominium units, or two family homes in 22 buildings.

According to NYC building rules and regulations, construction is allowed between 8a-6p Monday thru Friday. and 10a on weekends.

THE GOOD OLD DAYS

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The effect upon the US viewing public by TV commercials has been the subject of philosophical discourse for a long time by many individuals.

The viewership of television programming, as measured by companies like Nielsen Media Research and Arbitron has often been used as a metric for television advertisement placement and consequently, for the rates these advertisers were charged to broadcast within a given network, television program, day of the week or time of day.

Take a look at the following commercial TV classics.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhFk85J8n_Q&feature=youtu.be

NYC CenCom Events

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Get Smart! Meet the Founders of Mental Floss

WHEN: Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street (8th and 9th Aves.)

REGISTER: visit www.cencom.org or e-mail info@cencom.org

NYC's LARGEST PARK

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Pelham Bay Park will be featured on PBS, Treasures of New York: City Parks.

"The show takes a look at the planning and design of five iconic parks in New York City. From Central Park in Manhattan, to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, to Prospect Park in Brooklyn, to the Greenbelt in Staten Island and Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx, Treasures shares each park’s rarely-told and unique history, with insights from leading members of the Parks Conservancies and beyond."

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

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2月14日几乎是在这里,我们想与你的爱和友谊的一天庆祝。我们独有的团队与精选的消息有限,提供出色的版本。
编辑让他的梦想成活着通过这些功能的故事。他发现,并增强了最佳品质的新闻在他的制作,传输大记者的传统,总结产品对这个卓越,隔日1次。感谢您一如既往的继续支持。

GOP CONFERENCE WOES

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Good old punishment is on tap at the GOP. US House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his allies are mad as hell and wont take it anymore.

They are fixing to punish conservatives who have been a thorn in leadership’s side with a purge that is roiling the GOP conference.

Boehner and his political allies have been retaliating against rank-and-file members who voted against procedural motions and, nearly derailing a major trade package favored by Republican leaders ready to clear the House today.

ARE YOU AN ALCOHOLIC?

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These are some sure signs of Alcohol Addiction:

Do you worry that you or your loved one may be addicted to alcohol? Although every situation is different, many people who have become addicted to alcohol demonstrate the following patterns:

Continuing to drink throughout the entire day

Getting drunk every time drinking takes place

Health problems have arisen due to constant alcohol use

Drinking regardless of responsibilities

Early morning drinking

Alcohol is used to ignore life’s problems

Friends and family members complain about constant drinking

Drinking alone

Little effort is placed into work and school

Unsuccessful attempts to quit drinking have been made

Symptoms of withdrawal (shaking, irritability, etc) take place when going without alcohol

Only able to have fun when drinking

Alcohol or money to buy alcohol have been stolen

Personal hygiene is lacking

A need to be secretive about drinking habits

Trouble limiting number of drinks

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SPEAK UP AND SILENCE CENSORSHIP

The definition of censorship is the control of information and ideas circulated within a society. In the 20th Century, censorship was achieved through the examination of books, plays, films, television and radio programs, news reports, and other forms of communication for the purpose of altering or suppressing ideas found to be objectionable or offensive. The rationales for censorship have varied, with some censors targeting material considered indecent or obscene; heretical or blasphemous; or seditious or treasonous. Thus, ideas have been suppressed under the guise of protecting basic social institutions: Family, Church, and State.

To understand censorship, and the impulse to censor, it is necessary to strip away the shock epithet value that is attached to the word at first utterance. One must recognize that censorship and the ideology supporting it go back to ancient times, and that every society has had customs, taboos, or laws by which speech, dress, religious observance, and sexual expression were regulated.

In Athens, where democracy first emerged, censorship was known as a means of enforcing the orthodoxy. Indeed, Plato was the first recorded thinker to formulate a rationale for intellectual, religious, and artistic censorship. In his ideal state outlined in The Republic, official censors would prohibit mothers and nurses from relating tales deemed bad or evil. Plato also proposed that unorthodox notions about God or the hereafter be treated as crimes and that formal procedures be established to suppress heresy. Freedom of speech in Ancient Rome was reserved for those in positions of authority...etc.