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City Island Arts & Crafts Fair

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/02/2011 - 12:32

The City Island Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring another Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday and Sunday - September 10 and 11th. The even includes Folk Art, Live Music, Foods, Candle Makers,
Handmade Jewelry, Photography, Face Painting and many other attractions.

City Island enjoys the best of both worlds: CI is an urban location with the feel of a rustic fishing village. CI is known for its Yacht Clubs, seafood restaurants, antique shops and local historic sites.

Headlines 9/2/11

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/02/2011 - 09:55
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TROPICAL STORM LEE. New Orleans Issues Warnings.

TEXAS & OKLAHOMA. Blazing Wildfires

ECONOMIC RECOVERY? Where Are Those Jobs?

ALASKA EARTHQUAKE. 7.1 Magnitude.

US SUIT. Mortgage Based Securities.

$20 BILLION BILL. Left By IRENE.

GLOBAL GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 19:09

Environmental activists are crying foul at the Obama administration's review of a Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry dirty tar sands crude oil from Canada to Texas, exposing your health and the environment to the risk of oil spills across the United States. These groups claim that as the effects of climate change become increasingly evident, "we cannot afford to allow the further development of tar sands oil production, which results in even more pollution than conventional oil production and threatens our air and water quality."

Heritage, Diversity, Integrity and Honor

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 17:01
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National Hispanic Heritage Month - Each and every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 16:21

Enjoy the magic of the mansion with the refreshing sound of folk-rock band Hawthorne. Tour the house, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley to explore City Island.

The trolley makes a continuous loop from the Pelham Bay Park #6 subway station to BPMM to City Island starting at 5:25 p.m.

The Bronx Council on the Arts

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 15:55
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Bronx Artists For SPARC: Seniors Partnering With Artists Citywide Competitive Residency Program will place up to 50 Artists
 in Senior Centers across the Five Boroughs

Borough President Cup

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 10:12
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the New York Yankees co-hosted the inaugural “Borough President’s Cup” Little League Championship. The game featured a match-up between the Little League Raiders and the Rolando Paulino Little League, who competed for the title in a game at Yankee Stadium.

Obama Speech Bumped

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 10:07

The sport of politics - If you were the President, would you want your speech to compete with debating Republicans, or NFL's opening night? Well, Mr. Obama has been forced to postpone an urgent economic speech to a joint session of Congress by one day to prevent a clash with the GOP and butting heads with the NFL.

President Obama initially scheduled his prime-time speech for Wednesday, which was the date for Republican's presidential candidates' debate.