CITY ISLAND IMAGES wishes to congratulate all who participated at Orchard Beach's Down & Dirty.
The Merrell Down & Dirty presented by Subaru returned to New York City yesterday. This benefit race in the mud included a partnership with Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude sends care packages filled with snacks, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and on Naval ships at sea! and much more!
It was an amazing race day in Pelham Bay Park! The 2013 results are in! Click here to view your race:
Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. brought his "Peace in our Streets" initiative to the James Monroe Houses in the Soundview section of the Bronx.
Borough President Diaz, along with Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, City Council Member Fernando Cabrera and dozens of volunteers went door to door in each building of the complex, handing out information on the NYPD's 866-GUN-STOP program.
The program offers cash rewards to individuals who anonymously report illegal gun activity.
Although his campaign manager has resigned and his political peers continues to shoot harsh words towards him, Anthony Weiner will stick it out and stay in the race for New York City mayor.
As reports surface about Weiner's exchange of lewd photos with women despite resigning from Congress in 2011 and his standing in the polls continue to fall, the City Island Civic Association has invited him and Christine Quinn to appear before the organization tomorrow.
ELECTION DAY. Governors, Health Care, Abortion.
HIGH TECH SURVEILLANCE. Court & GPS.
FRAZIER DEAD. Loses Cancer Battle.
WARNINGS. In Bound Asteroid.
HERMAN CAINE. Camp Pain.
Congressman Serrano voted against H.R. 8, a Republican effort to extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. Instead, he voted for a Democratic alternative that would have extended tax cuts for 98 percent of all Americans.
On the East Coast, the biggest snowfall event of the season thus far is wrapping up for the Mid-Atlantic and will persist until early Wednesday for southern New England. The developing surface low responsible for this plethora of snowfall is forecast to develop into a strong ocean storm over the Canadian maritime. The tightening pressure gradient will result in gusty winds in addition to the snow, thus causing wind chills to plummet.
Vitamins and minerals are so important that we can't live without them. But do you know what you can do to make sure your body gets enough of all the vitamins and minerals it needs? Or how these nutrients lower the risk of diseases, including stroke, diabetes, and cancers?
You can find out in this instructive and empowering Special Health Report from the doctors at Harvard Medical School. Vitamins and Minerals will give you a practical understanding of the roles these nutrients play in protecting your health and preventing illness.
A significant number of homeless people in Southern California are increasingly relying on shelters as a safe place to sleep after the separate stabbing deaths of three homeless men. Public safety authorities say they suspect there is a serial killer stalking the homeless.
Several patients, including a couple who died have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant and a potentially killer Super-bug likely transmitted by contaminated medical instruments at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Officials warn that nearly 200 patients may have been infected by the Super-bug known as Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.
Individuals may have been infected during complex endoscopic procedures at the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic and bile-duct problems between October 2014 and January 2015.
WHITNEY HOUSTON - ONE OF THE GREATEST VOICES AMONG THEM ALL.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (1963–2012)
Born:August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey, USA
Died:February 11. 20012 in Beverly Hills, California, USA
This Week in History, Oct 28 - Nov 3
Oct 28, 1965
Gateway Arch completed. Construction is completed on the Gateway Arch, a spectacular 630-foot-high parabola of stainless steel marking the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the waterfront of St. Louis, Missouri.
Oct 29, 1998