D & D

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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/

Kingsbridge Armory Update

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The seeds of gentrification are now being sown in the shadow of the longtime empty and cavernous Kingsbridge Armory.

Small businesses near the massive future home of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center are suddenly finding shorter renewal leases and jacked up rent renewals by money hungry landlords.

The center is slated to become the world’s largest ice skating rink, is being compared as a local game changing gold mine.

WEATHER WARNINGS

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A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH...
OR GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=NWS&issuedby=OKX&product=NPW

NO NEWS IS BAD NEWS

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City Island Images is proud to offer "Front Pages" from newspapers all over the globe.

Today's Front Pages - Tuesday, August 28, 2012: Front pages from many countries.

For copyright protection, watermarks are occasionally placed on front pages that cover news events of historic significance.

Through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays these front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is deemed objectionable to some visitors. Discretion is advised.

MORTGAGE RELIEF

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If your home is worth less than what you owe, President Obama says he is sending Congress a plan that will give every responsible homeowner in The United State of America the opportunity to save about $3000.00 a year on their mortgages.

The President proposed a package designed to boost the housing market. This is the administration's latest effort to reignite the economy after four years of foreclosures and falling home prices.

10/15/12 News & Information Service 24/7

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ROUND TWO: PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES. What To Expect?
This time, voters will pose the debate questions to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama as the sixth town hall presidential debate brings Obama and Romney to Hofstra University on New York’s Long Island Tuesday. The two men will take questions from undecided voters selected by Gallup Polling Organization.

COURT QUESTIONS TORTURE TESTIMONY. Guantanamo Hearings.

PATRIOTIC?

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Patriot Act may have lost it's teeth, now that National Security Agency loses its authority to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after an extraordinary weekend Senate session that failed to produce an 11th-hour deal to extend the fiercely contested program.

Intelligence officials say outcome amounts to a win for terrorists. But civil liberties groups say s an unconstitutional intrusion into Americans' privacy. The once-secret post 9/11 program was made public by Edward Snowden.

CITY ISLAND BLACKOUTS & GREEN TEAM

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Some City Islanders have expressed their concern over multiple power failures over the past couple of days. Ironically, this occurs while Con Edison's Green Team plans to host an energy efficiency summit in New York for commercial and industrial building owners looking to make their properties more energy efficient and connect with hundreds of experts on saving energy in May.

Middle Class Shrinks

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After more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the American middle class is now matched in number by those in the economic tiers above and below it. In early 2015, 120.8 million adults were in middle-income households, compared with 121.3 million in lower- and upper-income households combined, a demographic shift that could signal a tipping point, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.

TIS THE EARLY FLU SEASON

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The Center for Disease Control has announced that more cases of flu are being reported than normal documented amounts in several states. US officials say that such upticks usually don't occur until after Christmas.

Please, cover your mouth when you cough, sneeze into your shoulder. If you have to sneeze again, then sneeze into your opposite shoulder. If you’re one of those people who always sneezes three times in a row, you should have had time to take out a handkerchief and cover your nose and mouth.

4/24/12 News & Information Service 24/7

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NEW HOME SALES DOWN. Largest Decline In a Year.

ZIMMERMAN IN HIDING. Arraignment Moved Up.

ROGER CLEMENS. Perjury or Preserving Legacy?

JOHN EDWARDS TRIAL. Campaign Finances?

GOP Primary Day. Including NY, CT, PA.