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This Week in History

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/25/2011 - 10:29
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This Week in History, Sep 25 - Oct 1

Sep 25, 1957
U.S. Army escorts nine black students into all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Sep 26, 1960
U.S. history is made as a debate between presidential candidates Nixon and Kennedy is shown on TV.

Sep 27, 1779
Continental Congress sends John Adams to France to negotiate treaties of peace - commerce with British.

Sep 28, 1941
Red Sox's Ted Williams gets six hits in eight trips to the plate, to boost his batting average to .406.

Sep 29, 2005

Headlines 9/25/11

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/25/2011 - 09:40
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POPE INSISTS ON FAMILY VALUES. Denounces Abortions and Gay Marriage.

HUBBY CHARGED WITH MURDERING WIFE. Body Found in Cement Drum.

OCCUPIERS OF WALL STREET. NYPD Arrests Dozen Protesters.

AMERICANS COME HOME. Released "Spies" Arriving in NYC.

OBAMA GOES WEST. Fundraiser Campaign Continues.

FLORIDA STRAW POLE. Herman Cain Train Gain.

CITY ISLAND CIVIC

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 21:30

The September Meeting of the City Island Civic Association will take place on Tuesday, September 27th, at 7:30 p.m. at 190 Fordham Street. We welcome your input and attendance and we need your help.

There is no guest scheduled to speak.

Updates from our officers, committee reports on Crime, Development, Quality of Life and Traffic, and an open public forum for residents to address their grievances.

We will update members on nominations for important officer positions for First Vice President, Treasurer, and Corresponding Secretary.

HH CLOSING

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 16:02

Notification issued 9/24/11. The southbound Henry Hudson Parkway is closed between 96th Street and 79th Street in Manhattan due to a water condition on the roadway. Expect heavy delays and detours in the area.

Sender's Name: Notify NYC Email: notifynyc@oem.nyc.gov Contact Phone: 212-639-9675

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONFERENCE

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 15:03

Be a part of the industry’s largest gathering of public relations professionals! Attendees of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2011 International Conference, Oct. 15–18, in Orlando, Fla., will have access to more than 150 expert communicators in 90+ Professional Development sessions. Receive a FREE one-year PRSA membership when you register for Conference Package 1 at the nonmember rate*!

NEWS OR HYPE?

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 14:52

For entertaining evenings and crash courses in the evolution of modern journalism, don't miss these Media Movie Series, Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. All screenings take place at 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets).

Register ASAP at www.cencom.org. You can also e-mail info@cencom.org or call 212.686.5005.

Newspapers: Pages from the Past

Monday, September 26

Headlines 9/24/11

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 09:30
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PALESTINIANS REQUEST UN MEMBERSHIP. Rebuking US and Israel.

HOW LOW WILL OBAMA GO? 56% Polled Say He's Worse Than Bush.

CHRISTIE RUNNING? GOP Leaders Urge Him To Enter Race.

PUTIN PRESIDENTIAL SHOW. Run Till It's 2024.

FLOODWATCH. Heavy Rains on The Way.

Washington Vigil

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 03:27

Mrs. Judy Gross, the wife of Alan Gross, spoke at a vigil in front of the Cuban Interests Section in Washington, DC. Mr. Gross was arrested in Cuba in December 2009 after being caught illegally bringing communications equipment onto the island. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state.

Update

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 03:10

This Saturday's trail day at the Orchard Beach meadow is canceled.

Next trail day is Saturday, 10/8 at the same location.

Plans are to go forward with two events this Sunday barring further notice.

Bronx Native American Festival
Sunday, 9/25
12 noon - 4 PM
Meadow across the dog run at Pelham Bay Park

The Orchard Beach Pavilion - Past, Present and Future
An Illustrated Talk by Deborah Wye
Sunday, 9/25
2 PM
City Island Nautical Museum
190 Fordham Street