Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:35

Labor Day is now gone, the days are getting shorter, and the summer garden is winding down. City Island Images hopes that your gardens brought you abundant harvests, bountiful colors and fragrances. But its not the end of gardening for the year. Fall brings opportunities for a whole new season of gardening. What were you thinking?

Please, kindly share with us what you are planning - whether its bulbs, cool season vegetables, fall color plants, or other garden projects.

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Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:31

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) applauds the introduction of H.R. 2954, The Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2011. The bill, introduced by the members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus — comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus — builds on previous successes and provides the tools necessary to address the health and health disparities experienced by minority and under-served communities.

Headlines 9/16/11

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 10:03

POLL: AMERICANS DISGUSTED. Congress Gets 12% Approval Rate.

AAA ASKS FEDS TO STOP PATH. Tunnels and Bridges Rate Hikes.


BIRTH CONTROL RECALL. 750,000 Pills Involved.

FINAL WEEK OF SUMMER. Sure It's Still Summer?

NY Lives for Williow

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 22:54

She's not a native New Yorker, but she apparently wants to be one - Willow the cat goes missing in Colorado, turns up in Manhattan five years later. This very independent cat was even the talk of the town, so even the Mayor had to get into the act.

This cat ran away on what seems to have been a truly and incredible American travel tour and a journey eastbound: Go east young cat... This way cool cat turned up a staggering 1,800 miles away from home.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz on 9/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 22:47

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today hosted the borough’s 10th anniversary commemoration of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011, honoring the 144 Bronx residents who died in that tragedy.

The photo shows Borough President Diaz as he addresses the gathered crowd. Highbridge Voices, a Bronx youth choir performed three songs at the event, sitting behind Diaz.


Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 21:32

January is usually the coldest month in New York City. The average temperature in The Big Apple is 32 degrees. On the other hand, July is normally the warmest month, with an average temperature of 76.8.

For additional information:

All 50 U.S. states either broke, or tied high temperature records in July. The 10 hottest years on record have occurred within the last 13 years. Do you find any patterns developing? What is going on with Mother Nature?


Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 18:51

An artist, a community collaboration and nonprofit charitable organization assisting families across the globe to relocate a diverse, international community of people who disappeared in New York City.


Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 17:57

On Saturday, September 17, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., together with members of the Bronx Clergy Task Force as well as elected officials and local community leaders, will bring his office’s “Peace in Our Streets” initiative to the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx.

Why Leave City Island For Training?

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:41

These Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the art of Taekwondo and other martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students. Here are a few of Dragons Path Academy, Llc.'s instructors and other staff members, starting with Sahbumnim: