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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz on 9/11

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

WEATHER FACTS

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: http://www.cityrating.com/cityweather.asp?city=New+York

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?

HART ISLAND

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.

STREET PEACE

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

FOCAL POINT KUDOS

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:29

Celebrating 37 years with exhibitions and perseverance, City Island's Focal Point Gallery was founded in 1974 by artists and photographer Ron Terner, which serves as an alternative exhibition space for multidimensional and exceptional little-known artists, who have been unable to gain recognition elsewhere.

Headlines 9/15/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 10:05
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FORECLOSURES. More to Come.

NEW GOP PROPOSAL. Fix US Tax Code.

DAKOTA MEYER. Medal of Honor Recipient.

REPUBLICAN RICK PERRY. Shows Trump Card.

BICYCLE SHARING PROGRAM. For Five Boroughs.

A VERY SPECIAL CELL PHONE DELIVERY

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 13:31

They were driving straight to the local hospital, and it was only 10 minutes away but that baby just couldn't wait.

So Ryan Schulz pulled into a Selden, N.Y. parking lot and delivered his baby daughter in the front seat of his SUV.

The 911 dispatcher reportedly coached Schulz through the entire delivery via their cellphone.

A very pregnant Barbara Coniglio-Schulz and hubby, were on their way to Stony Brook University Medical Center on Long Island when mama yelled, "I'm having the baby right now!" Schulz said it was scary to see the baby coming out.

COMING HOME

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 12:43

In January 2011, acclaimed New York City choreographer Pedro Ruiz returned to his native Cuba for an unprecedented collaboration: Ruiz worked with Cuba’s premiere modern dance troupe, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba, to create a dance about Cuba. The project, allowed by special permission from both the U.S. and Cuban governments, led to Horizons, a spectacular half hour dance which premiered at Havana’s Mella Theater on January 28 and had a two week run at the Joyce Theater in New York City in May.

MOSQUITO SOLUTION

Submitted by ub on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 12:09

Notification - The Department of Health will be conducting aerial larviciding for mosquitoes to help prevent West Nile Virus in marsh and non-residential areas of Bronx zip codes 10464 and 10475 between 6:00AM and 7:00PM from 9/14 - 9/16. In the event of inclement weather, larviciding will take place on 9/19 during the same time period. Expect to see a low-flying helicopter in the area. For more information please see the attached file or call 311.

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