D & D

News

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:

http://www.downanddirtymudrun.com/

5/18/12 News & Information Service 24/7

News

HOUSE VOTES ON DEFENSE. Funding For Afghanistan War.

HOW MUCH WALL STREET 'LIKE$'. $104 Billion Facebook?

EVIDENCE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN KILLING. Mixed Bag.

CHICAGO NATO PROTESTS. Demonstrations Expected.

OBAMA'S $3 BILLION PLEDGE. Africa Food Security.

REPORT ALL SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY

Solution

If you see something suspicious, make sure you speak up and report it. The recent case in Cleveland reminds us that police officials work for us and it is their job to follow each and every lead the public generates.

If you've seen any crime committed, you should report all crimes so that the public safety officials can investigate. Reporting crime must always be done, no matter how small or insignificant the crime.

RIP Gwen Ifill

News

PBS anchor GwenIfill Died. The veteran journalist was 61years old after a losing battle with cancer.

Veteran journalist Gwen Ifill has died at age 61 after a battle with cancer
http://upi.com

Veteran journalist Gwen Ifill dead at 61 http://nyp.st/2fT0jut

Gwen Ifill, PBS anchor and veteran journalist, has died at 61 http://wapo.st/2frHJLo

https://youtu.be/rpu1uLMdmxQ

Photo: Getty Images

Headlines 7/16/11

News

US DEBT LIMIT TALKS CONTINUE. 2 Weeks Left to go.

ALL THE KING'S SOLDIERS AND ALL THE KING'S MEN AND WOMEN... These Tabloid Journalism Tales.

FDR MANGLED MESS. 8 Injured On 23 Street.

HOT AND SUNNY WEATHER. Much Hotter Tomorrow.

IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER THAT IS WHY THEY DRINK IT HERE. And Also in Minnesota.

FREE CONCERT

Announcement

FDU’s Petrocelli College is partnering with the American British Law Enforcement Educational Exchange Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks.

www.westyorkshirepoliceband.org.uk

Petrocelli College of Continuing Studiesin partnership with ABLE3 will host 9/11 Memorial Concert.

FREE CONCERT
Friday, September 9th
7 –9 pm
FDU’s Wilson Auditorium Dickinson Hall
140 University Plaza Drive
Hackensack, NJ

www.fdu.edu

LOCAL SWIMMING TRAGEDY

News

Those helicopters you have been hearing were involved in a search for a drowning victim.

Officials say that a group of nine men who were trying to cool off decided to go for a late-night swim off the City Island coast, but only eight returned to shore.

The U.S. Coast Guard spent the day yesterday searching for victim 26-year-old Brian Johnson after going for a swim with his other friends around 11 p.m. Wednesday. They fear Johnson may have drowned.

Zimmerman Wont Testify - Defense Rests Case

News

During the entire trial, George Zimmerman has maintained he shouldn't be found guilty of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, but his defense attorneys counseled him not to testify on his own behalf.

Meanwhile, Trayvon Martin's family is praying for peaceful justice, saying they have faith.
Zimmerman is pleading not guilty to second degree murder charges, claiming he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense.

Now that lawyers defending Zimmerman have decided to rest their case, the trial may go to the jury as early as Friday.

7/26/12 News & Information Service 24/7

News

AVAILABILITY OF FIREARMS TOPS POLITICAL RACE. National Debate Continues To Intensify.
Following the Colorado shootings, President Obama calls for stiffer gun control, but Mitt Romney says USA does not need additional gun legislation.

NORTH KOREAN PLAYBOY NO LONGER. Leader Shows The World His Wife.
That mystery woman accompanying Kim Jong Un at public events turns out to be his wife.

A POSTHUMOUS REVELATION. US Astronaut Reveals She Was Gay.
In her obituary, she and her partner co-wrote that she was gay. The pioneering astronaut Sally Ride disclosed her sexual preference.

Headlines 10/25/11

News

NYPD CAUGHT SMUGGLING. Gun Running.

OCCUPY OAKLAND. Police Make Busts.

MIRACLE IN TURKEY. Baby Survives.

DOLLAR BILL. US Ponders Switch?

BASEBALL. World Series Game 6.

This Week in Her and History

News

This Week in History, Sep 22 - Sep 28

Sep 22, 1862
Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation. On this day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issues a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which sets a date for the freedom of more than 3 million black slaves in the United States and recasts the Civil War as a fight against slavery.
When the Civil War broke out in 1861, shortly after Lincoln's inauguration as America's 16th president, he maintained that the war was about restoring the Union and not about slavery. He avoided issuing an anti-slavery proclamation immediately, despite the urgings of abolitionists and radical Republicans, as well as his personal belief that slavery was morally repugnant. Instead, Lincoln chose to move cautiously until he could gain wide support from the public for such a measure.

Sep 23, 1875
Billy the Kid arrested for the very first time. On this day in 1875, Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry. He later broke out of jail and roamed the American West, eventually earning a reputation as an outlaw and murderer and a rap sheet that allegedly included 21 murders. The exact details of Billy the Kid's birth are unknown, other than his name, William Henry McCarty. He was probably born sometime between 1859 and 1861, in Indiana or New York. As a child, he had no relationship with his father and moved around with his family, living in Indiana, Kansas, Colorado and Silver City, New Mexico. His mother died in 1874 and Billy the Kid—who went by a variety of names throughout his life, including Kid Antrim and William Bonney—turned to crime soon afterward.

Sep 24, 1789
The First Supreme Court. The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. That day, President Washington nominated John Jay to preside as chief justice, and John Rutledge, William Cushing, John Blair, Robert Harrison, and James Wilson to be associate justices. On September 26, all six appointments were confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Supreme Court was established by Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution. The Constitution granted the Supreme Court ultimate jurisdiction over all laws, especially those in which their constitutionality was at issue. The high court was also designated to oversee cases concerning treaties of the United States, foreign diplomats, admiralty practice, and maritime jurisdiction. On February 1, 1790, the first session of the U.S. Supreme Court was held in New York City's Royal Exchange Building.

Sep 25, 1957
Central High School integrated. Under escort from the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division, nine black students enter all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Three weeks earlier, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus had surrounded the school with National Guard troops to prevent its federal court-ordered racial integration. After a tense standoff, President Dwight D. Eisenhower federalized the Arkansas National Guard and sent 1,000 army paratroopers to Little Rock to enforce the court order. On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that racial segregation in educational facilities was unconstitutional. Five days later, the Little Rock School Board issued a statement saying it would comply with the decision when the Supreme Court outlined the method and time frame in which desegregation should be implemented.

Sep 26, 1960
First Kennedy-Nixon debate. For the first time in U.S. history, a debate between major party presidential candidates is shown on television. The presidential hopefuls, John F. Kennedy, a Democratic senator of Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon, the vice president of the United States, met in a Chicago studio to discuss U.S. domestic matters. Kennedy emerged the apparent winner from this first of four televised debates, partly owing to his greater ease before the camera than Nixon, who, unlike Kennedy, seemed nervous and declined to wear makeup. Nixon fared better in the second and third debates, and on October 21 the candidates met to discuss foreign affairs in their fourth and final debate. Less than three weeks later, on November 8, Kennedy won 49.7 percent of the popular vote in one of the closest presidential elections in U.S. history, surpassing by a fraction the 49.6 percent received by his Republican opponent.