I LOVE LUCY - EVERYBODY LOVES LUCY

Announcement

Lucille Ball would have been 100, which is a pretty great reason for several networks to celebrate with marathons of her work this weekend.

I remember being sad when the red headed comedienne died at age 77 in 1989; I loved Lucy that much. She was married to my Cuban role model, Desi Arnaz.

SUMMER STREETS

Attraction

Summer Streets takes place on consecutive Saturdays this summer -They are August 6, 13 and 20 from 7:00 am - 1:00 pm. The 2011 route connects the Brooklyn Bridge with Central Park, with recommended spurs along low-traffic streets to the Hudson River, Harlem and Governors Island, allowing participants to plan a route as long or short as they wish.

Headlines 8/5/11

News

GLOBAL STOCKS DOWN. Market Fears Rising?

JOBS REPORT. Unemployment Grows

ECONOMIC WOES. Worldwide Worries.

FAA FUNDING. Temporary Congressional Relief.

NATO KILLS KADAFY. His Son May Have Been Killed.

I LOVE LUCY. Everyone Loves Lucille Ball - American Original.

100 Years - Marshall McLuhan

Announcement

Was mass media guru Marshall McLuhan a deep thinker, a charlatan, a '60s fad or a bit of all three? "His books will probably be mined for years to come by clever prospectors hunting . . . for bits of invaluable ore," observes Marchand in this first full-scale biography.

Professor McLuhan grew up on the Canadian prairie and learned irrepressible verbal aggressiveness from his violent-tempered mother. He had a photographic memory and suffered repeated blackouts as an adult.

Wall Street Woes - US Stocks Dumped on Bleak Economic Fears

News

With the Dow Jones industrial average falling down the tubes more than 500 points, the stock market has drastically dropped as Wall Street retreats downwards and economic worries smash the nation's lingering employment weakness.

US Stocks plummeted, with the Dow shedding as much as 500 points, amid worries the already sluggish American economy could stumble into another recession and the European debt crisis may soon be spreading.

News Underneath Headlines

News

Bronx priest arrested for abusing teenage girl. The 87-year-old allegedly abused a girl working in his church.

Missing Patrick Alford: Federal judge nixes law firm's bid to work with cops hunting for the missing 8-year-old.

Not Again? Virginia Tech gunman on campus. Warning to stay inside and secure doors.

A-Rod playing the wrong games? Playing poker makes him a villain?

OBAMA Turns 50 YO. Will Republicans Filibusterer his birthday?

Headlines 8/4/11

News

FDA CHEMO WARNING. Many Cancer Drugs in Short Supply.

SAL-MANILA MEAT RECALL. Ground Turkey Recall.

EMILY REACHES HAITI. Tropical Rain Storm Warnings.

OBAMA OVER THE 50 HILL. Will President Join AARP?

SOROS AND BLOOMBERG AID. To Help Minorities.

BRONX WATER MAIN BREAK. Jerome Ave closed @ E164 St.

SUNDAY 8/7/11 IS NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY

Announcement

Additional information as well as the history for each of ourl area lighthouses is provided courtesy of volunteers from the U.S. Lighthouse Society. We gratefully acknowledge their efforts as well. Our local Lighthouses are listed below.

EXECUTION ROCKS LIGHT

WEST END LONG ISLAND SOUND
Station Established: 1849
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1850
Operational? YES
Automated? YES 1979
Deactivated: n/a
Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Construction Materials: GRANITE W/BRICK LINING

Erika Roman Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual CELEBRITY Softball Game 8/9/11

Attraction

The Erika Roman Memorial Foundation, a charitable organization, will host its 3rd Annual Celebrity Softball Game to benefit children of the New York City Foster Care System. The Celebrity Softball Game promises to once again bring out the city’s top names in music, entertainment, and public office. The proceeds raised at the event will help complete the second phase of an Internet radio station within the Children’s Aid Society in the Bronx.

CONTACT YOUR AREA REPRESENTATIVES

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Bronx President
Adolfo Carrión Jr.
851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
718-590-3500
webmail@bronxbp.nyc.gov

Community Board 10
District Manager Kenneth Kearns
3165 East Tremont Ave.
Bronx, New York 10461
718- 892-1161
718-863-6860 (fax)
bx10@cb.nyc.govBronx, NY 10465

NYC Council - District 13
Jimmy Vacca
3040 East Tremont Avenue
718-931-1721
jvacca@council.nyc.gov
Bronx Borough President

NY State Senator, District 34
Jeff Klein
3713 East Tremont Avenue
Bronx, New York 10465
718-822-2049
jdklein@senate.state.ny.us

State Assemblyman, Assembly District 82

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