Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 18:56

Event: MNI WEBINAR: The State of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis
When: October 31, 2011, 11:00 AM ET
Where: Online
MNI's European Deputy Managing Editor, Bernard Wolfson, will discuss the state of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis with a focus on the troubles of the weaker peripheral members.
Register at:

Domestic Violence

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 13:11

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, along with representatives of the New York City Department of Probation and Safe Horizon, will announce new and enhanced domestic violence services in the Bronx with a new grant from the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

Music and Lecture

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 12:15

Contact: David Osborn (site manager), at 914-667-4116;

Great Talk & Music,

at National Historic Site in Westchester County

Saturday, November 12

Headlines 10/18/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 09:40

ISRAEL HAMAS SWAP. 477 For 1 Prisoner.

MORTGAGE HELP. Underwater Lifeline.

OCCUPY POLL. 25% Yes, 19% No.

ER VISITS RISE. 10% Nationwide.

NBA DEALS. Hopes For Hoops.

Havana Cafe

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 22:02

A Latin Brunch was sponsored by NY Senator Jeff Klein this weekend to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.

Outside the restaurant, honored guests made themselves available for a photo opportunity.

Comments were heard from all the Hispanic honorees,

Lilian Rodriguez Lopez, Hispanic Federation President

Ivine Galarza, Community Board 6 District Manager

Louis Vasquez, RAIN Executive Director

Alex Rodriguez, Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement President

T Perez, K Alicea, R Rodriguez, Havana Cafe Owners

Adolfo Carrion, HUD Regional Director, mussel sucker and City Islander

Friends of Pelham Bay Park

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 21:05

City Island Nautical Museum
190 Fordham Street
Historian Tom Casey will give a talk at 2PM about the Naval Training Station that existed at Rodman's Neck from 1917-1919, where the City Island circle is currently located.

Tuesday, October 18th
Friends of Pelham Bay Park monthly meeting
Join us at 7PM at the Bartow-Pell Mansion, 895 Shore Road.

Saturday, October 22nd
Million Trees Day

The Color of Heroes

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 19:21

Marionettes with a Message
Learning Life Skills through the Arts

Artist Nilda Garcés presents this fun and informative marionette show for children ages 4-8 and their families. Learn important tips on what to do when natural disasters strike. Find out if characters Billy and Dee are prepared for an emergency.

The program includes a review of Let’s Get Ready, New York! by the NYC Office of Emergency Management with three basic steps to prepare for all types of emergencies:

* Make a plan
* Pack a "go bag"
* Create an emergency supply kit


Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 18:58

The Bronx Borough President supports the creation of a business improvement district (BID) for the neighborhood of Westchester Square. In addition, Bronx Community Boards #10 and #11, as well as the Bronx Borough Board have both voted unanimously to support the creation of the BID.

New Bronx Playground

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 18:52

NYC Council Member James Vacca will join P.S. 83 students and faculty to unveil a new playground at the Morris Park school funded in part with a $200,000 grant Vacca secured through the City Council.

The much-needed upgrade ― which includes a new play structure, benches, a kickball diamond, a two lane running track, and a basketball hoop, as well as line games such as hopscotch, Skelly, a jump zone for jump rope and an alphabet and number grid ― was designed and built by the organization Out2Play.