Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 18:58

The Bronx Borough President supports the creation of a business improvement district (BID) for the neighborhood of Westchester Square. In addition, Bronx Community Boards #10 and #11, as well as the Bronx Borough Board have both voted unanimously to support the creation of the BID.

New Bronx Playground

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 18:52

NYC Council Member James Vacca will join P.S. 83 students and faculty to unveil a new playground at the Morris Park school funded in part with a $200,000 grant Vacca secured through the City Council.

The much-needed upgrade ― which includes a new play structure, benches, a kickball diamond, a two lane running track, and a basketball hoop, as well as line games such as hopscotch, Skelly, a jump zone for jump rope and an alphabet and number grid ― was designed and built by the organization Out2Play.


Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 13:28

Event: Quick-Hit Business Investigations – Concept to Execution
When: December 6, 2011
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is hosting a free Webinar titled, "Quick-Hit Business Investigations – Concept to Execution." Matt Apuzzo, investigative reporter in The Associated Press Washington bureau, provides practical advice on how to pull off investigations that might take one to two weeks. The main Webinar page is

Event: How Not to Be Bamboozled by Local Economic Studies
When: February 8 - 9, 2012
Where: Online

Headlines 10/17/11

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 09:22

HORRIFIC DEATH. Indy Car Crash Kills Driver Dan Wheldon.

BILL SHOCK AGREEMENT. Warning Cell Phone Users.

EVACUATION. From South Pole to New Zealand.

MONTH OLD OCCUPY. Movement To Grow.


Free Educator Reception

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 18:23

A Barnes and Noble in The Bronx was crowded with interested parents, as distinguished educator and author of "As Bad as They Say - Three Decades of Teaching in The Bronx' Janet Mayer read from her bestselling book and took questions from her audience at a free educator reception held this afternoon at Barnes and Noble in Co-Op City.

The Bronx veteran teacher, who has well over 30 years of experience took time to speak about her experiences and outlined special programs using NOOK is the school System.

Orchard Beach Celebration

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 18:08

Katelyn Toro and her pooch were just two of thousands of participants, who gathered at Orchard Beach this morning as a benefit celebration to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.

It was virtually a sea of pink as the group walked walked across the beach to celebrate life after breast cancer. There was dancing, music, along with a 5K walk.


Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 13:36

Name: Good Shepherd
Address: 4967 Broadway
City: Manhattan
State: NY
Event Time / Additional Information: 3 p.m., $10 advance, $15 at the door
Contact Info: (212) 567-1300

A musical program to benefit the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in April will be held at Good Shepherd Church in the Inwood section of Manhattan.

Tenor Salvatore Chiarelli and soprano Elga Johannes, accompanied by William Glazier on piano, will sing classic Italian songs, opera arias, sacred songs, Spanish-American songs and other pieces.

Faithful Citizenship at Fordham

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 13:14

Faithful Citizenship
Event Date(s): 10/18/2011
Venue / Location Information:
Name: Fordham Univ/Pope Auditorium
Address: 113 W. 60th St.
City: Manhattan
State: NY
Event Time / Additional Information: 6-8 p.m.
Contact Info: RSVP (212) 636-7347
Web site:

"Keeping the Faith in a Season of Spin"

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Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 11:31



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