There are now more slot machines in the U.S. than ATMs. In this news story, you will also learn the opinion of some scientists who believe the new video versions of the old "one-armed bandits" may be addicting their players. But with states strapped for cash in this slowly recovering economy, casinos and slots are providing desperately needed tax revenue to the 38 states that allow gambling.
SUNDAY, JULY 31 • 2 pm and 4 pm
HERE COMES THE SUN and STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER
2 pm Rockwood Drive, Van Cortlandt Park*
4 pm McGinley Center, Fordham University
The BAE's ELECTRONIC MOSHOLU CRASH returns with its unique tribute to music of the 1960s - The Beatles, Buddy Holly, The Kinks, Herman's Hermits, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles and more!
Lily Claire Nudsbaum - vocals
Dave Brandwein - guitar and vocals
Andrei Matorin - violin
Brian Kesley - bass
Jovol Bell - drums
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 - LET'S TANGO!
Raul Jaurena Trio (bandoneon, violin and piano) with
The City Island Civic met this week at the Community Center @ 190 Fordham Street. Residents discussed their concerns and the discussion turned to drinking and driving. The civic message was loud and clear.
There is so much information available at City Island's NYPL about City Island, NY and for islanders.
TODAY @ 2P
The See Ya Laters have an energetic acoustic act and remains to be the primary goal of their music - to get their audiences up and dancing and interacting and having a good time. "'You don’t need electricity to rock,’ could be the band’s motto. They're an original old-time band that plays high energy Americana.
House Speaker puts together votes to pass debt bill but The Senate rejects it by a 59-41 vote, with all Democrats, two independents and six Republicans joining in opposition.
Norway mourns the slaughtered in madman's anti-Islamic rampage. First funeral was for an 18-year-old Kurdish refugee from Iraq who fled there with her family in 1996.
Survivor of Jeffrey Dahmer's murder spree busted in death of another homeless man. Tracy Edwards was charged with reckless endangerment for throwing a man off a bridge.
The Caribbean Airlines flight BW 523 had departed from the JFK Airport and crash landed at the CJIA. The plane skidded off the runway and broke in half.
Authorities at Cheddi Jagan International Airport say the accident resulted in a few persons having to be rescued from the aircraft. Several passengers are said to have sustained injuries. Four arrived in wheelchairs at the local hospital.
CONGRESSIONAL STANDOFF. Resolution or Lock-down?
GOVERNMENT INACTION? http://www.factcheck.org
NY PLANE CRASHES ON RUNWAY. After Landing and Breaking in Guyana.
WEATHER STORM MESS. Thousands Loose Power.
CITY ISLAND JUSTICE. Say No and Go Away to Public Nuisance.
A dozen Bronx teenagers have been awarded the New York Urban League Whitney M. Young Jr. Scholarship. Over 40 scholarships were awarded citywide and those recipients are going to colleges like West Point Academy and Connecticut College. The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship Fund Award ceremony awarded 43 New York City students $131,500 in scholarships. KUDOS to all of them.
Adenike Alice Adeagbo YP Emerging Leader Scholar
Lizette Alexander Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholar
Nadya F. Antoine Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholar
Petroni Bascombe YP Emerging Leader Scholar
US Debt crisis talks continue, while congressional representatives are incapable of averting a meltdown.
White House takes it to the American people.
NYC's World Trade Center Memorial will open on the tenth anniversary of 9/11/01. The public has requested a couple hundred thousand reservations so far.
Sicilian becomes new Gambino topper, following John Gotti's coat tails.The mob boss Domenico Cefalu, an ex-convict, who now takes care of his mom.
At birth, he was classified as a Clam Digger, then grew up to become a journalist and a scholar. When little Patrick Rocchio was born at Einstein Medical Center, his mom and dad lived here on City Island, qualifying him for that special status - "Clam Digger".