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BI-COASTAL BET

News

City Island Images has learned of an interstate wager in the works between California Governor Brown and NY Governor Cuomo over the match-up between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings for the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals.

If the Rangers win, Governor Brown will send Governor Cuomo:

“California: A History” by Kevin Starr.
Lumberg Organic Brown Rice Cakes, Lightly Salted.

If the Kings win, Governor Cuomo will send Governor Brown:

A Taste NY Gift Basket, featuring products from local businesses across the Empire State.

20 Thousand Lives

Problem

20,000 children are trapped in Iraq's Fallujah, according to The U.N. children's fund.

The warning was made to Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants, who are involved in the battle for Fallujah, while tens of thousands are trapped in the middle of the fighting for control of this city west of Baghdad.

In totals, some 50,000 people are believed to be trapped inside the Sunni majority city, about 40 miles west of Baghdad.

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

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The days leading up to that Fourth of July Celebration are some of my favorites--those fireworks at Orchard Beach, all the picnics, assorted parades. I enjoy it because of what it stands for and because it’s such a festive time of the year.

What’s not fabulous about celebrating our nation's independence and paying honor to the day we became our very own and extremely unique United States of America?

DEADLY TORNADOES

News

The nation's Midwest region experienced dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms on Sunday, killing six, injuring dozens and causing plenty of damage in several central Illinois communities, evacuating Chicago’s Soldier Field and delaying the Bears football game.

The death toll was kept low because officials sent warnings to portions of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, which were at the greatest risk of seeing tornadoes.

COLDEST DAY IN FEBRUARY

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Are you ready for the coldest day of the month? Frigid and blustery weather is expected tomorrow... More snow this weekend.

FRIGID WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...

AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION EARLY THIS EVENING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...WHICH MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY...ARE
EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. IN ITS WAKE...20 TO 30 MPH
WESTERLY WINDS AND GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS
EVENING. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUT NOT
BEFORE USHERING IN A FRIGID AIRMASS.

TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS THROUGH THIS

NATIONAL GET OUTDOORS DAY

Solution

Just get out there and do it now before you waste the day away.

Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry are teaming up to host the 8th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation.

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

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STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NEW YORK CITY... NORTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHEASTERN BERGEN AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR IS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM YONKERS TO BATTERY PARK...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM YONKERS TO JERSEY CITY...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. SMALL HAIL...AND WINDS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER... YOU"RE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

Demolition Democracy

Problem

This is not fake, this is real news, folks and the warning signs have been ignored for too long.

A year ago, American journalist and political commentator Bill Moyers warned US. He was White House Press Secretary in the Johnson administration. He now serves as a news media pundit and is a critic of the corporately structured news media.

Bad News for Democracy Is Great News for TV Profits http://billmoyers.com/story/bad-news-for-democracy-is-great-news-for-tv-... http://billmoyers.com/

SPACE FOR MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY

Issue

April is upon us and we are a breath away from spring. Although this winter was kind, it will be lovely to feel the warmth of the sun and watch the trees sprout new leaves, hear the birds and watch our neighborhood comes out to enjoys City Island as it comes alive.

City Island Images suggests a space be made available for teens, so they have their own area to interact and enjoy themselves during the upcoming summer vacation.

JFK AIRPORT TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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JFK Airport was closed for a short time this morning following a Delta Connection flight, which skidded off the runway.

Airport officials have temporarily suspended flights from taking off and landing because of icy runways.

None of the 35 passengers were reported injured after Delta Connection 4100 landed this morning.

Federal Aviation Administration officials say the CRJ2 aircraft was turning off the runway onto a taxiway when it slid into the snow.