We're still having a heatwave, so dress for coolness. Wear light tops and shorts. Now, time to go outside... Take a deep breath and be cool. The good news is that the hot, humid triple-digit scorcher, which taxed ConEd's electrical grid and made life uncomfortable is expected to simmer down, but forecasters say the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic will still be under that darn heat dome, which refuses to die. The National Weather Service says temperatures will begin to ease, but are expected remain in the 90s.
Oslo shooter posted anti-Muslim manifesto online before his Norway killing spree. The 32 year old massacre marauder, who was arrested purchased chemical explosives and tested a bomb.
Lots of finger pointing, but still there is no budge in US budget battle. House Speaker Boehner accused President Obama of timing of a debt-limit extension around his presidential re-election campaign. Another day without dollars after a President rips Speaker for not returning phone calls.
93 DEATHS IN OSLO. Norway Shaken.
DEBT CEILING TALKS. Time Running Out.
NORTH TEXAS SHOOTING. Couple Quarrel.
NY ALLOWS GAY WEDDINGS. Not US Government.
AMY WINEHOUSE DEAD AT 27. Following Janis Joplin's Footsteps.
The monthly meeting of the City Island Civic Assn will take place this coming Tuesday, July 26 @ 7:30 PM. It will be held in the usual location, the Community Center.
Civic Association, Minutes of Meeting held June 28, 2011
The meeting was brought to order at 7:40 p.m. The minutes of the May minutes were accepted as distributed. The treasurer was not present to give his report.
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This afternoon, City Island's Public Library will feature a free film screening of The Ninth Day.
The WWII movie will begin at 2P Information @ 718 1703
Thousands of New Yorkers are out of power as the electrical grid feverishly works on increased demands.
Meanwhile, officials at Con Ed say that they have had to reduce voltage all over their service area because their demand has broken the previous records set in 2006.
TERRORISM IN NORWAY. Oslo Bloodbath Leaves 91 Dead.
WHY IS IT SO HOT? Congress Turns Off Debt Ceiling Fan.
NEW DEBT TALKS. Meeting Scheduled Today,
TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPS EXPECTED. Con Ed Announces Record Usage.
ANOTHER JAPAN QUAKE. Tainted Beef Supplies.
NYC public utility company, Con Edison is requesting that all customers conserve electricity by turning off equipment not being used, keeping air conditioners at 78-degrees, and running washers, dryers and dishwashers only at night. According to officials, "The Baked Apple" heatwave is expected to end in a few days.
If you lose electricity call ConEd 1-800-75-CONED(26633), or report online at www.coned.com
It's the Metropolitan Museum of Art and it's on a roll. Having raised the standards for design exhibitions to a stunning new high with “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” which has been extended through August 7, the New York institution has announced that 5.68 million people visited the Met during the fiscal year that ended on June 30.