Headlines 8/1/11

News

US TAX HIKES OR NO TAXES? Who Won, Who Lost - The Rich, or The Poor?

DEBT CEILING DEAL GOES TO THE HOUSE. Economic Calamity Avoided?

WHERE ARE THE JOBS? Political Shell Games or American Theatrics?

$400 MILLION ARENA. Will Nassau Raise Their Highest US Taxes?

911 MEMORIAL. 1 Month To Complete Construction.

Bronx Write Bus

Attraction

Don’t miss another exciting adventure of the Bronx Write Bus on Tuesday, Aug 2nd. Learn about making movies in a hands-on workshop at the Museum of the Moving Image, hear about the secrets of screenwriting and eat a free lunch to top it off.

If you’re between the ages of 12 and 18 and are interested in exploring the city, this bus is “write” for you. Hurry up and register now – seats are going fast!

NYPD CRIME STOPPERS

Announcement

If you have information regarding a crime committed or a wanted person, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, text "TIP577" (plus your message) to "CRIMES" (274637), or submit a tip online.

Si tienes informacion sobre un crimen cometido o de una persona buscada por favor llame a Crime Stoppers a 1 800 577 TIPS o mande su texto a “C R I M E S” (274637), luego entre “T I P 577” o envie su informacion sobre el internet.

如果您有關於信息犯下的罪行,或通緝者,請致電犯罪制止在1 - 800 - 577 -8477,發送短信息“罪行” , ( 274637 ) ,然後輸入“ 847577 ” ,或提交信息在網站。

BRONX MURDER

News

The NY Medical Examiners Office says the woman found floating in The Bronx was murdered. She was an African American woman in her 30's, but her identity has not been released.

Officials say the corpse of the unidentified female was spotted partially naked near Bronx Boulevard and 224th Street in Edenwald on Saturday morning. They say she died of multiple blunt impact injuries to her head, with her skull fractured, as well as brain injuries.

City Island Public Library Concert

Attraction

Andy Miller and the other members of Ramblin’ Andy and the See Ya Laters were keeping an eye on the climbing temperature yesterday because they regularly take their sound to the streets, but yesterday they played on City Island to help celebrate our library's 100th Birthday.

This Week in History

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Images: 

Jul 31, 1975
Jimmy Hoffa disappears
Aug 01, 1961
Texans head for the thrills at Six Flags
Aug 02, 1990
Iraq invades Kuwait
Aug 03, 1958
Nautilus travels under North Pole
Aug 04, 1944
Anne Frank captured
Aug 05, 2002
Divers recover U.S.S. Monitor turret
Aug 06, 1945
American bomber drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

Headlines 7/31/11

News

DEFAULT ROLLER COASTER. Deal or No Deal?

SELF INFLICTED DEFAULT. Who in US to Blame?

SYRIAN TROOPS KILL DEMONSTRATORS. Final Crush Before Ramadan?

ALASKA PLANES DEATHS. 4 Die in Mid Air Collision.

NASSAU COLISEUM CRUNCH. Highest US Property Taxes.

WRITE FOR CITY ISLAND IMAGES

Announcement

Are you a writer?

Do you TRULY LOVE to write?

Are you inspiring for other writers?

Are you a creative content developer?

Can you find the 'voice' and to develop it?

Can you help young students to learn to love to write?

Are you self motivating in finding what 'sparks' a person to want to write?

Can you use important writing basics: vocab, spelling, sentence structure, punctuation?

If you have answered YES to ALL of the above we would like to hear from you!

Please send a well written story to us as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Write Stuff and Much More

Idea

It seems to me that for thousands of years, good penmanship has had so much to to do with the quality of the writing instruments we utilize.

Nowadays, when handwritten letters have taken a backseat to text messages, typed notes and e-mails on our home or work desk top computers, our lap-tops, or our hand held electronic devices, that old fashioned hand written letter and personal note is held in great esteem.

GAMBLING ADDICTS

Attraction

There are now more slot machines in the U.S. than ATMs. In this news story, you will also learn the opinion of some scientists who believe the new video versions of the old "one-armed bandits" may be addicting their players. But with states strapped for cash in this slowly recovering economy, casinos and slots are providing desperately needed tax revenue to the 38 states that allow gambling.

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7374764n&tag=nl.e882

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