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Headlines 9/3/11

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/03/2011 - 09:41
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LEE LOUISIANA STORM. New Orleans Heavy Rains.

PALIN GOES TO IOWA. Speaks At Tea Party Rally.

AMERICANS OVERSEAS WARNED. Stay Alert.

ALASKA PLANE CRASH. Mid Air Collision Death.

65K WITHOUT POWER. LI in The Dark.

The Bronx County Historical Society Events

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/02/2011 - 20:31

WALKING TOUR

"75th Anniversary of the Triborough Bridge"
Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 1:30 PM
Come take a walk with Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan as he describes
The Bronx approach of the Triborough Bridge (now, the RFK Bridge.)
This tour will meet at East 138th Street and Third Avenue, outside the
Third Avenue #6 subway stop near the parking lot of the Mitchell
Apartment Houses. Tour costs $10 for BCHS members, $15 for non-members.
Please make reservations, since these programs are quite popular and sell out quickly.

City Island Arts & Crafts Fair

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/02/2011 - 12:32

The City Island Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring another Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday and Sunday - September 10 and 11th. The even includes Folk Art, Live Music, Foods, Candle Makers,
Handmade Jewelry, Photography, Face Painting and many other attractions.

City Island enjoys the best of both worlds: CI is an urban location with the feel of a rustic fishing village. CI is known for its Yacht Clubs, seafood restaurants, antique shops and local historic sites.

Headlines 9/2/11

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/02/2011 - 09:55
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TROPICAL STORM LEE. New Orleans Issues Warnings.

TEXAS & OKLAHOMA. Blazing Wildfires

ECONOMIC RECOVERY? Where Are Those Jobs?

ALASKA EARTHQUAKE. 7.1 Magnitude.

US SUIT. Mortgage Based Securities.

$20 BILLION BILL. Left By IRENE.

GLOBAL GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 19:09

Environmental activists are crying foul at the Obama administration's review of a Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry dirty tar sands crude oil from Canada to Texas, exposing your health and the environment to the risk of oil spills across the United States. These groups claim that as the effects of climate change become increasingly evident, "we cannot afford to allow the further development of tar sands oil production, which results in even more pollution than conventional oil production and threatens our air and water quality."

Heritage, Diversity, Integrity and Honor

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 17:01
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National Hispanic Heritage Month - Each and every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 16:21

Enjoy the magic of the mansion with the refreshing sound of folk-rock band Hawthorne. Tour the house, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley to explore City Island.

The trolley makes a continuous loop from the Pelham Bay Park #6 subway station to BPMM to City Island starting at 5:25 p.m.