City Island Issues




Talk about zingers... Checkmate is a chess game position in which one of the player's king is threatened.



All of these are free for you, with a built-in "check for latest version" feature which will do the trick, if you can find it. Alternatively, you can download and reinstall the latest versions to assure that you are up-to-date:


Google Chrome:

Apple Safari:

Microsoft IE:



These two plug-ins should also be updated. They provide the means for reading PDF files and viewing/hearing multimedia entries.

Adobe Reader (to view PDF files):

Adobe Flash Video Player (for audio, video and multimedia presentations)



The Washington Post is the latest internationally recognized publication to have its press credentials revoked by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

This conduct is unprecedented and until the entire press core gets its act together and decides to play hardball with political censorship, a free press stand to lose more than Trump credentials.

Dazed an Confused


City Images is astonished and alarmed that a US president attacks the free press, has not insisted that our allies respect human rights, does not promote democracy, or has not supported our US Constitutionally protected freedoms during his taxpayer-funded Asian trip.

On the last leg of his global journey, President Trump refused to condemn Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte for extrajudicial killings in his Asian nation and allowed him to shut down questions from reporters about Duterte’s human rights record.

Inviting Friends and Neighbors for Coffee, Tea and Me


Serving coffee and tea is popular in our world of gourmet offerings. It’s easy to get imported, organic and unusual beans and brews. But what’s the best way to serve the good stuff to your guests in style?



Small Business Saturday has finally entered the cultural vernacular, with U.S. consumers spending a total of $5.5 billion with independent merchants on SBS last year, according to US Chamber statistics. American Express has a series of recommendations, which every local chamber member should read, learn from and put into practice ASAP.

Build Momentum Leading up to the Day

From 58 to 18 Degrees?


As unbelievable as it seems, weather forecasters are predicting a 40 dgree change in the temperature over the next few days....

Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Tuesday Night A slight chance of rain after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Rain, mainly after noon. High near 49. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.



New York City Department of Health will be conducting an emergency preparedness drill at 30 New York City Department of Education facilities across New York City to test the delivery of emergency medications.

This drill with supply trucks being escorted by NYPD and other law enforcement vehicles, and volunteer staff will receive these supplies and set up medication dispensing operations inside these facilities.



The fourteenth Dalai Lama turns 80 today. He is the longest-lived incumbent Dalai Lamas, who also happen to be important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism which is nominally headed by the Ganden Tripas.

He says that it is simply not enough to feel concern for those who suffer. He insists that we all convert those feelings into actions at improving the world.

See the Celebrations for the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday via @TIMEWorld

Give the Dalai Lama his birthday wish today and start acting on your kind thoughts



We have passwords for your smartphone and laptop, but what about our lifesaving devices like pacemakers or insulin pumps? The federal government released official guidances on medical device cybersecurity steps.

Have a way to monitor and detect cyber security vulnerabilities in their devices.

Understand, assess and detect the level of risk a vulnerability poses to patient safety.

Establish a process for working with cyber security researchers and other stakeholders to receive information about potential vulnerabilities known as a “coordinated vulnerability disclosure policy”.