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Headlines 8/10/11

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 09:29
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ROLLER COASTER RIDE. Market Ups and Downs.

CONGRESSIONAL SUPER COMMITTEE. Some Members Chosen.

CHILDREN OF FAMINE. Tragedy In East Africa.

BRITISH YOUTH GANG VIOLENCE. Riots Cost Over 150 Million.

TEXAS DROUGHT. Worst in Recent History.

CYBER WARNING

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 20:48

NSA warns that the next terrorist attack could become a Cyber attack, which may have the capacity of damaging the grid, our banking system, US air traffic, Water dams, not to mention the actions of stealing many corp secrets. Officials suspect these cyber attacks are coming from the government of People's Republic of China.

Cyberterrorism is a premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, systems, programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents.

A New and Improved PS 175

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 15:46

When City Island school children return to classes next month, they will enter a refurbished school building with new windows and interior walls. The city has contracted Inovax Pilar to complete this massive project.

TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 10:08

Today in Music History: August 9

* 1874 -- French composer Reynaldo Hahn is born in Caracas, Venezuela.
* 1919 -- Death of Ruggiero Leoncavallo in Montecatini, Italy, at age 62.
* 1956 -- Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson makes her American debut at the Hollywood Bowl.
* 1975 -- Composer Dmitri Shostakovich dies in Moscow at age 68.

Headlines 8/9/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 09:47
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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAOS. Global Stock Market Drops.

FINANCIAL WORRIES. Double Dip Recession?

EAST AFRICA FAMINE. Starvation Growing

SYRIAN CRACKDOWN. There Is No Let Up In Sight.

BRITAIN RIOTS. New Violence Spreading.

Headlines 8/9/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 09:47
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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAOS. Global Stock Market Drops.

FINANCIAL WORRIES. Double Dip Recession?

EAST AFRICA FAMINE. Starvation Growing

SYRIAN CRACKDOWN. There Is No Let Up In Sight.

BRITAIN RIOTS. New Violence Spreading.

LEAD A SHIP THROUGH TEAMWORK

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 14:21

LEADERSHIP TRAITS

Celebration. In today's environment, people are working long hours and need to take some time to celebrate successes to recharge their batteries. The leaders who fail to do this will eventually contribute to burnout.

Compassion. Too many leaders try to manage with the balance sheet, often at the expense of their employees and long-term customer relationships. Talented people want to work for leaders and organizations that truly care about their employees and the communities in which they operate.

Local City Island Talent

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 12:03

The Bass Line currently features Dlus led by City Island resident and renowned jazz guitarist Takeshi Ogura with Scott Fragala on bass and Seiji Ochiai on drums on Fridays. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. followed by The Bass Line Jam Session at 10:45 p.m. No Cover, 2 drink minimum.

DOLAN DIAZ DIALOGUE

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 10:41
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Bronx President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced that Cablevision and BronxNet have reached an agreement that will ensure that the Bronx has a strong public access service for the next decade.

This agreement will provide BronxNet with the financial support to upgrade its technology and greatly expand the network’s services to Bronx residents, including high-definition broadcasting, video-on-demand capabilities and other considerations.

Headlines 8/8/11

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 09:22
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DRAMATIC SELL-OFF. WILL American Calamity Continue?

SECOND S&P DOWNGRADE? US Credit Rating Double Embarrassment?

SYRIAN MASSACRE. Government Troops Kill Dozens.

OHIO SHOOTING RAMPAGE. 8 Killed Including Teens.

HOT TEMPERATURES AGAIN. Heat and Humidity Return