BRONX COLUMBUS DAY PARADE

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Italian-Americans in The Bronx are busy making preparations for The Columbus Day Parade on October 9. This annual celebration not only pays tribute to Christopher Columbus, but to Italian Americans everywhere.

The Morgan Library & Museum Announces....

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reasures of Islamic Manuscript Painting from the Morgan
October 21, 2011—January 29, 2012

Media preview: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 10 a.m. to noon

* Introduction by Morgan director William M. Griswold
* Curatorial presentations
* Refreshments

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Tel: 212.590.0393
media@themorgan.org
The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
New York, NY 10016

For the first time ever the Morgan has gathered its spectacular collection of Islamic manuscripts together in one single exhibition.

FEMA @ BRONX

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. met with representatives of FEMA to discuss their agency’s ongoing response to Hurricane Irene in the Bronx.

The deadline for registering for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is Oct. 31, 2011.

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

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Onge again, you can enjoy the magic of the mansion at night. Listen to jazz by the Austin Harris Trio performing swing and bebop standards.

Swing into fall at First Friday! Tour the house, stroll the garden, savor light refreshments and hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley to explore City Island.

WAR - WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

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The US war on Afghanistan has so far lasted 10 years and counting. We count lives, we count costs and Americans continue to count This war has outlasted the Civil War and The Vietnam War. Billions have been poured into Afghanistan, while The Taliban have been forced out of power and Osama bin Laden has been killed.

What are we waiting for? This U.S.-led war on Afghanistan began back on October 7, 2011, with an air campaign that was followed by a ground invasion.

FRIENDS OF PELHAM BAY TRAIL DAY

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Headlines 10/7/11

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WHERE ARE THOSE JOBS? Protesters Keep Asking?

10 YEAR WAR. 1800 Americans Killed in Afghanistan.

PROSTATE CANCER. Tests Not recommended.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA. Feds Bust Dispensers.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. Shared By Three Women.

TIGERS MAKE YANKEES CHOKE. Do High Salaries Pay?

THE PICTURE HOUSE

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WESTCHESTER ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL :: JOHN LANDIS WEEK ::

THE GUARD :: TABLOID :: NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS ::

BLACK ORPHEUS :: HERMAN & SHELLY :: COMING SOON ::

EDUCATION AND MEMBERSHIP

The Picture House calendar is overflowing with great events over the next few weeks, but before we even talk about that, there's a very exciting new development we want to share with you: TICKETS ARE NOW CHEAPER!

Occupy Wall Street Movement Grows

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Since it started on September 17th, there have been arrests, the use of pepper spray by police, but the national and international demonstrations continue, as Occupy Wall Street activists keep growing in numbers and their chants are heard louder. Wall Street ways must STOP NOW!

These appear to be folks from different walks of life, who are also frustrated protesters speaking out against many wrongs. Economic inequality, corrupt government, greed, student debt, along with the obvious benefit of being at the media center of the universe, which is right here in New York City.

Happy Hundred

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NY Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), (left) honored Amelia Romano McCann on her 100th Birthday. McCann, a former second grade teacher at Holy Rosary Catholic School, was presented with a proclamation thanking her for her years of service to the greater Allerton Community. Also pictured: City Councilman James Vacca and members of the Allerton Avenue Homeowners Association.

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