CITY ISLAND THEATER GROUP

On November 4th the City Island Theater Group will premiere Arthur Miller’s acclaimed classic play THE CRUCIBLE directed by Maria Provenzano and Nick Sala.

IONA WELCOMES THEIR EIGHTH PRESIDENT

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There were bagpipes and an academic procession, where delegates from over 45 higher education institutions added to the historic pageantry and color of Dr. Joseph E. Nyre, PhD, IONA College’s eighth president.

The delegates marched in an inaugural processional that included members of Iona’s faculty, administration and representatives from the community as well as officials, faculty and alumni of many invited institutions.

HOY = TODAY

Hoy Chicago has won 5 of the 2011 José Martí Publishing Awards given by the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP). The accomplishment, including the top award for a daily newspaper, was announced during the non-profit's annual convention in Las Vegas last weekend.

Gold for Outstanding Hispanic Daily
Silver for Outstanding Publication Website (30,000+ circulation)
Bonze for Most Improved Publication of the year (30,000+ circulation)
Bonze for Outstanding Front Page Design
Silver for Outstanding Inside Design Spread

www.thehalloweenmarathon.com

Come join and cover what could be the LAST Holiday Run in Van Cortlandt Park. The Parks Dept. still has NOT granted us permits for any future runs after Halloween and is continuing to implement discriminatory and onerous requirements just to stage the Halloween Run! Come run, write a story or produce a news piece on this amazing event on October 30th. FREE Candy Apples to ALL! Free bananas, oranges and coconut water!!

October 30th, 2011, 9:00AM - Van Cortlandt Park, 6087 Broadway, Bronx NY

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME

Baseball has been very special for my family. In fact, my late dad's longtime professional baseball team - St. Louis Cardinals have actually come from brink to force game 7 of World Series against Rangers. Most would agree it was one of the best championship ball games they had ever watched a professional team play.

Those incredible Cardinals have pulled off improbable rallies, with a home field advantage, right in their own ballpark by winning in the most inspiring fashion.

GO CARDINALS!!!!!

Headlines 10/28/11

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CASINO GAMBLING. Now in New York.

TURKEY HELPING. Free Syria Effort.

NASA LAUNCH. Weather Satellite.

WINTER STORM WATCH. Snow.

STOCKS TRADING. Brief Gains.

BASEBALL. World Series Game.

Top Ten Communication Tips

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Regardless of which language you speak, communication is key to great relations.

1. If you want to convince listeners that you have a good message for them, first convince them you're a good person.

2. If you desire a strong commitment from the audience, must engage strong feelings.

3. If you want commitments to last then must show that arguments are logical and based of understood reality.

4. When speaking of guilt or innocence, emphasize the morality of past actions.

5. when speaking of future policy, stress practical advantages of the plan of action

6. When celebrating achievements, emphasize the values that make them right.

Fight 'Pooper Trators'

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined NYC Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty and Bronx Community Board #7 District Manager Fernando Tirado to announce a new information and enforcement campaign aimed at keeping Bronx streets free of canine waste.

The photo shows Borough President Diaz holding a “pooper scooper,” which typically cost about $20 each—a contrast to the $250 fine “pooper-trators” will receive for failing to clean up after their pet.

Bronx Subway Upgrades

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has agreed to major renovations to the 149thStreet/Grand Concourse subway station. Additionally, the agency will make repairs to the 138th Street/3rd Avenue subway station.

THE PICTURE HOUSE

The next two weeks are stacked with top-notch documentaries, from two acclaimed filmmakers, Ibtisam Mara'ana from Israel, and Henry Corra from the US. Both will be visiting The Picture House in person with their latest efforts, respectively 77 Steps and The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan. College students get in for free!

Ryan Gosling gets a week to wreak havoc at The Picture House main hall with his turn as a moody stuntman in the action thriller Driver and the Black Power movement is seen through new eyes in The Black Power Mixtape, 1967-1975.