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Headlines 9/23/11

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:15
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RECESSION INCREASES. Economy Getting Worse.

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND. Maybe, Perhaps, Few?

FASTER THAN LIGHT. Roll Over Albert Einstein.

SPENDING BILL STALLS. Government Shutdown?

FALLING FROM THE SKY. Bus Sized Satellite.

RAINS ON THE WAY. Expect More Flooding.

Days Getting Shorter

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 21:41
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Last September, we did not have have these cooler temperatures, frequent rain, and overcast skies, which have given this month a ‘fall-like’ feel. While meteorological fall already began three weeks ago, the autumnal equinox occurs Friday at 5:04 a.m. (EDT), signaling the official start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere.

NRC ARTS

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 20:27

This is your portal for the performing, visual and literary arts being produced in New Rochelle by our vibrant creative community.

NRCA has been in existence for over thirty years and was created by a resolution adopted by the New Rochelle City Council on April 8, 1975. Our mission is to stimulate and encourage the study and presentation of the performing and fine arts and the public’s interest and participation therein. This is exemplified by our sponsorship of a vast number of exhibitions, theatrical productions, dance recitals, film screenings, lectures, and concert series.

Art Exhibition. Opening reception Friday, October 7th, 7pm-10pm.

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 19:33

October 7th - October 31st Sturm und Drang (Emotionally provocative art work depicting "Storm and Stress," Drama, and Emotion) Featuring Images by Laury Hopkins, Ralph Giordano and Ron Terner. Opening reception Friday, October 7th, 7pm-10pm

CALL FOR ACTORS

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 12:52

The City Island Theater Group is looking to fill two roles for their upcoming production of THE CRUCIBLE.

Reverend Samuel Parris (late 30’s - 50’s) – The minister of Salem’s church. He is Paranoid and power hungry. Many people in the town don’t like him and his style of preaching. He is the father of Betty Parris.

Giles Corey (mid 60’s – 70’s) An elderly but feisty farmer in Salem. He is a comic figure in the play. Things turn tragic when his wife is accused of being a witch. He is a moral man who does not back down or give in.

HAUNTED HOUSE

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 12:43

ACTOR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

This year, the City Island Theater Group is thrilled to partner with the City Island Community Center on their annual HAUNTED HOUSE. Since 1997, The HAUNTED HOUSE has been an annual tradition on City Island. People from all over the Bronx come to City Island to experience this scary good time. CITG is looking for volunteer actors to play scary characters in the HAUNTED HOUSE.

Wednesday, September 21, at 8:00 p.m. there will be a meeting at the City Island Community Center for anyone who is interested in volunteering to be characters in the house.

Support New York Organ Donor Network

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 11:09

Contact: Stefan Segadlo (New York Organ Donor Network) – (646)291-4455 / ssegadlo@nyodn.org

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., New York Organ Donor Network Officials, and Organ Donor Families and Recipients, To call on Bronx Residents to Register to Become Organ Donors

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will be joined by Hispanic donor families and transplant recipients along with New York Organ Donor Network and Wildlife Conservation Society officials to celebrate “Bronx for Life,” and urge Bronx residents to register to become organ donors.

Bronx Council on the Arts Bronx - Upcoming Dates

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 09:51

Bronx Native American Festival will be celebrated this Sunday from 12 noon - 4:00 PM in the meadow near the dog run. Join us on 9/25 for storytelling, Native food, dance & music, artists and lots of fun. The Silvercloud drum group and flutist & storyteller Tchin will be back by popular demand.

Headlines 9/22/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 09:36
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TROY DAVIS EXECUTED. Accused of Killing a Georgia Police Officer.

TROUBLED FINANCE MARKETS. Fed Sets Off Selling Spree.

IRAN RELEASES US HIKERS. Happy Family Reunions.

KAISER WORKERS STRIKE. Seeking Health Benefits.

NY YANKEES WIN AL EAST. Here We Go Again.

Thanks, Gracias, Xiexie...etc. Grandparents!

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/21/2011 - 16:06
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., along with Emblem Health and Golden Krust, will host the 1st Bronx Grandparents Appreciation Day.

Date: September 22, 2011 Time: 10am – 2pm Location: 851 Grand Concourse – Rotunda

If you know of any Bronx grandparent 60 years old+, who is raising a grandchild in their household, and believe that this person should be honored, please submit their name, address and telephone number to Larcenia Walton at 718-590-6248.

TO RSVP: Call 718-590-6248 John DeSio, Communications Director Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.