TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 10:08

Today in Music History: August 9

* 1874 -- French composer Reynaldo Hahn is born in Caracas, Venezuela.
* 1919 -- Death of Ruggiero Leoncavallo in Montecatini, Italy, at age 62.
* 1956 -- Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson makes her American debut at the Hollywood Bowl.
* 1975 -- Composer Dmitri Shostakovich dies in Moscow at age 68.

Headlines 8/9/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 09:47
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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAOS. Global Stock Market Drops.

FINANCIAL WORRIES. Double Dip Recession?

EAST AFRICA FAMINE. Starvation Growing

SYRIAN CRACKDOWN. There Is No Let Up In Sight.

BRITAIN RIOTS. New Violence Spreading.

Headlines 8/9/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 09:47
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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAOS. Global Stock Market Drops.

FINANCIAL WORRIES. Double Dip Recession?

EAST AFRICA FAMINE. Starvation Growing

SYRIAN CRACKDOWN. There Is No Let Up In Sight.

BRITAIN RIOTS. New Violence Spreading.

LEAD A SHIP THROUGH TEAMWORK

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 14:21

LEADERSHIP TRAITS

Celebration. In today's environment, people are working long hours and need to take some time to celebrate successes to recharge their batteries. The leaders who fail to do this will eventually contribute to burnout.

Compassion. Too many leaders try to manage with the balance sheet, often at the expense of their employees and long-term customer relationships. Talented people want to work for leaders and organizations that truly care about their employees and the communities in which they operate.

Local City Island Talent

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 12:03

The Bass Line currently features Dlus led by City Island resident and renowned jazz guitarist Takeshi Ogura with Scott Fragala on bass and Seiji Ochiai on drums on Fridays. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. followed by The Bass Line Jam Session at 10:45 p.m. No Cover, 2 drink minimum.

DOLAN DIAZ DIALOGUE

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 10:41
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Bronx President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced that Cablevision and BronxNet have reached an agreement that will ensure that the Bronx has a strong public access service for the next decade.

This agreement will provide BronxNet with the financial support to upgrade its technology and greatly expand the network’s services to Bronx residents, including high-definition broadcasting, video-on-demand capabilities and other considerations.

Headlines 8/8/11

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 09:22
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DRAMATIC SELL-OFF. WILL American Calamity Continue?

SECOND S&P DOWNGRADE? US Credit Rating Double Embarrassment?

SYRIAN MASSACRE. Government Troops Kill Dozens.

OHIO SHOOTING RAMPAGE. 8 Killed Including Teens.

HOT TEMPERATURES AGAIN. Heat and Humidity Return

FREE UPCOMING CONCERTS

Submitted by ub on Sun, 08/07/2011 - 21:45

WOODWIND DESSERTS • SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
Music of Beethoven and Gounod
2 pm Rockwood Drive, Van Cortlandt Park
4 pm McGinley Center, Fordham University

Seating is provided in Van Cortlandt Park but the audience is urged to BRING A FOLDING CHAIR OR BLANKET.

* Rain location for the Van Cortlandt Park concerts will be at Vladeck Hall, Van Cortlandt Park South and Hillman Ave in the Amalgamated Houses. Please call the Bronx Arts Ensemble office after 11:00 am.

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BRONX KIDS KUDOS

Submitted by ub on Sun, 08/07/2011 - 12:16

Hostos College hosted a summer program with One World Arts, in collaboration with the Bronx Children Museum.
Congratulations to all the Bronx kids, who performed for Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Surgeon General Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, US Congressman Jose Serrano, D-NY and other VIP's. Bravo!

This Community College is a unique and intimate institution for higher learning, which has experienced a positive transformation. With new leadership at almost every level and a faculty dedicated to academic excellence, the educational institution has created an intellectually rich environment.

NYC Road Closure

Submitted by ub on Sun, 08/07/2011 - 12:02

The northbound Henry Hudson Parkway between the Henry Hudson Bridge and the Mosholu Parkway and the eastbound Mosholu Parkway from the Henry Hudson Parkway to West Gun Hill Road is closed, August 7, 2011 until 2:00 PM in support of the New York City Triathlon.

For more information visit: http://www.nyctri.com/

Email: notifynyc@oem.nyc.gov

Contact Phone: 212-639-9675