New Bronx City Planning Commissioner

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Orlando Marín, Bronx President’s nomination to the City Planning Commission, has been approved by a vote of the City Council. Mr. Marín will begin on August 23, replacing Kenneth Knuckles.

Hey, What's APP-Bing or Goo-Gling?

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NEWSHOOKS - NYC's full of exhibitions, lectures, free films, gallery shows, free concerts and performances.
it's now possible to stay up to date with the scene, now that you have our guide to the hottest happenings.

Need a recommendation on a museum exhibitions? Theater performances? Concerts? City Island Images has it for you.... From dance to theater, painting to music, you can preview exhibits, meet artists, get a complete arts calendar, and watch the latest videos and listen to pod casts.

NEWSHOOKS will search and post some of the best recommendations.

FREEDOM OF SPEECH or FREE CELL PHONE SERVICES?

Americans don't like it when censorship happens anywhere. We find it unacceptable when it occurs. Was the recent actions in San Francisco the same, or different?

Bay Area Rapid Transit - San Francisco's public transportation agency blocked cell phone service before a planned protest against BART police. This is the first time that we know of that a government agency in the United States has censored cell phones to try to silence criticism against them.

Was BART's decision to shut down access to mobile communications wrong?

Headlines 8/17/11

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PATH-ETIC INCREASE. Commuters Fight 50% Toll and Fare Hikes.

BACK TO SCHOOL. Joplin, Missouri Kids Return to Class.

CHILD POVERTY RISING. Alarming Rate Increases.

BIG TOBACCO FUMING. Object to Government Labels.

WEATHER BREAK. Beautiful Day On Today.

A New Minister - Reverend Yew

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City Island worshipers have new minister and his wife are settling into a new assignment and their new home at 113 Bay Street. His name is Reverend Ezra Hongchang Yew.

Minister Yew was kind enough to sit down and talk with City Island Images. He says he invites all races and nationalities to visit the church and participate in the many services. Trinity United Methodist Church is located on the corner of Bay Street and City Island avenue.

Headlines 8/16/11

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2012 ELECTION CAMPAIGN. Slogan - Where Are The Jobs?

PENTAGON PENSIONS. Changes for Military Veterans?

WALL STREET JOBS. Cuts Looming?

WW II BATAAN VETERAN. Dead at 105.

NIAGARA FALLS. Woman Drowns.

Free Film - LARGER THAN LIFE

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NYC Parks Department, Central Park Conservancy, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and IFP

FREE OUTDOOR SCREENING at Tavern on the Green

Before the film, director Dori Berinstein, a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, will introduce the screening

GREED - IMMORALITY - SELFISHNESS = DISSASTER

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Why do many desire to acquire more than they need, especially when it deals with material wealth?

When will the people consider public immorality and the remedy for this shameful activity?

The selfishness of many people all over the world never ceases to amaze us.

Headlines 8/15/11

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INDIANA FAIR WARNINGS. Could Deaths Have Been Prevented?

IRAQ VIOLENCE. 60 Dead This Time.

FIGHTING IN SYRIA. 30 Dead Using Gunboats.

PRESIDENTIAL BUS TOUR. Obama Hits New Low.

FLOOD WATCH WARNINGS. Renewed Rains.

CHANGING THE TOP NYC PRISON GUARD

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Larry Davis is stepping down as NYC's second-highest official at the Department of Correction. An internal investigation may reveal unauthorized vehicle use and excessive overtime for an officer.

Mr. Davis reportedly suspended himself on Friday, and is leaving after working for DOC for more than three decades.

He had previously come under fire over reported allegations that he took Caribbean vacations paid for by his subordinates. Davis was not available for comment. Michael Hourihane will replace Davis as chief of the DOC.

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