CITY ISLAND SCUBA

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If you’re interested in scuba diving, you don’t have to travel to Fiji to get your feet wet—though you’ll probably want to at some point. In the meantime, you can begin your diving certification closer to home: A small fee gets you an Intro to Scuba lesson at CAPT MIKE'S DIVING SERVICES approximately a $120 value.

This Week in History

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This Week in History, Oct 16 - Oct 22

Oct 16, 1934
The Long March by the embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China. Known as Ch'ang Cheng—the "Long March"—the retreat lasted 368 days and covered 6,000 miles, nearly twice the distance from NY, NY to SF, CA.

Oct 17, 1931
Capone goes to prison, the gangster known as Big Al is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000, signaling the downfall of one of the most notorious criminals of the 1920s and 1930s.

Headlines 10/16/11

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CORPORATE GREED. Worldwide Anger Continues To Spread.

PHILLY BASEMENT HOSTAGES. Four Adults Freed.

SYRIA CRACKDOWN. Arab League Suspension?

SALON MASSACRE SUSPECT. Death Penalty?

CRUISE SHIP. Voyage of Death.

2011 Health Equity Summit

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BRONX EDUCATION SUMMIT

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Education is an important issue in The Bronx, perhaps the most important issue. Borough President Diaz has made it very clear that we value our public schools, a commitment that’s apparent when you look at a record in regards to capital funding. In each of my three years in borough hall, education has been the highest priority when it comes to our budget. In total, Diaz has placed almost $22 million into necessary school projects across the Bronx.

Operation of Potter's Field on Hart Island

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The Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services will hold a hearing on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the 16th Floor Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, New York, NY regarding Oversight: Examining the Operation of Potter's Field by the N.Y.C. Department of Correction on Hart Island.

You are hereby invited to attend this hearing and testify therein. Please feel free to bring with you such members you deem appropriate to the subject matter.

Headlines 10/16/11

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GOP CANDIDATE PERRY. Texas Lobbyist Is Ally.

BLOOMBERG BACKS OFF. Clean Up Plan.

EGYPT'S MILITARY. Expanding Powers.

BRONX DEATHS. Murder Suicide?

CHARGES FILED. Toddler Death.

WEATHER ALERT

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High winds warnings have been issued for parts of our area, according to US National Weather Service officials.

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/okx

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/home.htm

CITY ISLAND COMMUNITY LEADER GINNY GALLAGHER

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NY Senator Klein Interview Posponed

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Traffic happens to be a way of life in NYC, this is why we called NY Senator Jeff Klein's office while in route to his office to advise that we were on our way. We reached out to his press secretary in Albany with plenty of advance notice, well over a week ago and scheduled an hour long interview inside his Treemont avenue office. City Island Images was able to set up and later confirm our 3:30P interview this afternoon, but Klein was not there when we arrived on time and was still not there when we finally had to leave for our next appointment.

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