Headlines 10/19/11

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 08:30


GOP GLOVES OFF. Republican Personal Attack.

SOCIAL SECURITY. Cost Of Living Increase.

US ECONOMY. Psychological Stress.

WILD ANIMALS. Loose in Ohio.


Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 19:21

Bronx Council on the Arts will host its inaugural APPLAUSE Awards benefit. This year’s theme is Women of Bronx Arts - honoring the achievements of five dynamic cultural leaders the important Bronx organizations that they serve. 10/11/11

The evening includes BCA Minis — a silent auction of art works by BRIO winners (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) and more. An after party dance featuring DJ1n2 (NYC’s Jamie Glover) will immediately follow dinner. For tickets and info visit: BCA Applause Awards 2011 or contact Anthony Meyers at 718-931-9500 x22,


Focal Point

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 19:07

Focal Point Gallery
321 City Island Ave.
Bronx NY 10464
718 885-1403
Ron Terner

Calendar of Exhibitions

November 4th - November 30th
Artist's Choice
opening reception
Friday, November 4th, 7pm - 10pm

December 2nd - December 31st
Artist's Choice
opening reception
Friday, December 2nd 7pm - 10pm

If you are an artist and would like to take part in the above exhibitions
call: (718) 885-1403 to make an appointment to bring in your work.
All work has to framed and ready to hang.

Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 18:56

Event: MNI WEBINAR: The State of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis
When: October 31, 2011, 11:00 AM ET
Where: Online
MNI's European Deputy Managing Editor, Bernard Wolfson, will discuss the state of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis with a focus on the troubles of the weaker peripheral members.
Register at:

Domestic Violence

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 13:11

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, along with representatives of the New York City Department of Probation and Safe Horizon, will announce new and enhanced domestic violence services in the Bronx with a new grant from the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

Music and Lecture

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 12:15

Contact: David Osborn (site manager), at 914-667-4116;

Great Talk & Music,

at National Historic Site in Westchester County

Saturday, November 12

Headlines 10/18/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 09:40

ISRAEL HAMAS SWAP. 477 For 1 Prisoner.

MORTGAGE HELP. Underwater Lifeline.

OCCUPY POLL. 25% Yes, 19% No.

ER VISITS RISE. 10% Nationwide.

NBA DEALS. Hopes For Hoops.

Havana Cafe

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 22:02

A Latin Brunch was sponsored by NY Senator Jeff Klein this weekend to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.

Outside the restaurant, honored guests made themselves available for a photo opportunity.

Comments were heard from all the Hispanic honorees,

Lilian Rodriguez Lopez, Hispanic Federation President

Ivine Galarza, Community Board 6 District Manager

Louis Vasquez, RAIN Executive Director

Alex Rodriguez, Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement President

T Perez, K Alicea, R Rodriguez, Havana Cafe Owners

Adolfo Carrion, HUD Regional Director, mussel sucker and City Islander