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76 years of thank yous to a mom named McCarthy

Marie McCarthy holding her grandchild, Nathan Wells. (Photo courtesy Dennis McCarthy) Happy 76th Mother’s Day, mom. I’ll get a trombone, and we’ll have a parade. You deserve one, putting up with me all these years. You’re 94, going on 80. All the nurses at Kaiser think I’m your husband when I take you in for your medical appointments. That’s a compliment to you, mom, or else I’m not aging as gracefully as I thought. You were 16, just starting your senior year in high school, when you had to d...
Tags: New York, Sport, Soccer, Kaiser, Community, Sherlock Holmes, Bronx, Local News, Mccarthy, Shirley Temple, Aren, Okinawa, San Fernando Valley, Tom LaBonge, Dennis McCarthy, Nathan Wells


'The fans let them have it': Yankees – and boisterous Bronx crowd – get measure of revenge vs. Astros

It was a "playoff atmosphere" at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday as a rowdy crowd watched the Bronx Bombers beat the Astros in their return to New York.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Bronx, Usa Today, Yankees, Yankee Stadium, Astros, Bronx Bombers


Case asking courts to free elephant 'imprisoned' in Bronx zoo heads to New York's highest court

The Nonhuman Rights Project calls it a "landmark elephant rights case." The Bronx Zoo says it's a publicity stunt.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Bronx, Usa Today, Nonhuman Rights Project, Bronx Zoo


Salty Fans, Hot Yankees Greet Astros in Return to Bronx

Boos and bad words streamed loudly from the seats in the Houston Astros’ return to Yankee Stadium, and New York got a homer and four hits from Giancarlo Stanton to sate those spiteful fans with a 7-3 victory.
Tags: New York, Giancarlo Stanton, Bronx, Houston Astros, Yankee Stadium, Hot Yankees Greet Astros


Yankees fans 'smell blood' as they mercilessly mock Astros

The Yankees welcomed the Astros back to The Bronx for the first time since their cheating scandal rocked baseball, and fans did not hold back.
Tags: Bronx, Yankees, Astros


Man charged with hate crimes in string of attacks on Bronx synagogues

A man in New York City is facing over 40 charges in connection with a string of attacks on synagogues that police have called hate crimes.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New York City, Bronx, Usa Today


The Station: Lyft sells its self-driving unit, Uber makes a big product push and Revel jumps into ride-hailing

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi there, new and returning readers. This is The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. We took a week off and now we’re back. Whoop. Let’s catch up on all things transportation. My email inbox is always open. Email me at [email protected]
Tags: TC, Lyft, Uber, Europe, Elon Musk, UK, New York, London, Washington, Senate, Ipo, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Linkedin


Blind Baseball: Bronx High School Hosts Adaptive Game For Visually Impaired Players

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Tags: New York, Bronx, Lions, Bronx High School, Around the Nation, New York Lions, Monsignor Scanlan High School, Alvin Suarez


Bronx judge orders accused Jewish center vandal to be cut loose

A Bronx judge on Sunday night ordered the alleged Riverdale synagogue vandal be cut loose on supervised release — reversing an earlier...
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Bronx judge defies state law, sets bail for Jewish center vandal

A Bronx judge on Sunday refused to release from custody the alleged vandal charged with terrorizing Riverdale’s Jewish community.
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Bronx man who allegedly vandalized synagogues charged with 42 criminal counts

The man who allegedly terrorized Riverdale synagogues for nearly two weeks left a pile of one congregation’s prayer books doused in hand...
Tags: Bronx, Riverdale


NYC man charged with hate crime in synagogue vandalism spree

A 29-year-old man has been charged with hate crimes in connection with a vandalism spree at four synagogues in the Bronx neighborhood of...
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Man charged with hate crimes in connection with attacks on synagogues in the Bronx, police say

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a string of attacks on synagogues and Jewish centers in the Bronx, the New York Police Department said.
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Man charged with hate crimes in connection with attacks on Bronx synagogues

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a string of attacks on synagogues and Jewish centers in the Bronx, the New York Police Department said.
Tags: News, Stories, Bronx, New York Police Department


The NYPD has terminated its contract with the maker of a 'creepy' robot dog, following a fierce backlash over its use in policing

Critics panned the robotic dog as dystopian. AP The NYPD have ended their contract with robot dog creator, Boston Dynamics. The news comes after a fierce backlash over its use in the city. Bill de Blasio, New York's mayor, said he was "glad the Digidog was put down." See more stories on Insider's business page. After fierce backlash, the New York Police Department has ended its contract with the creator of a four-legged robotic dog, known as "Digidog."Multiple outlets, including T...
Tags: New York, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Bill De Blasio, Dallas, Npr, Bronx, Robotics, Nypd, New York Police Department, Boston Dynamics, Frank Digiacomo, Tech Insider, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Weekend BI UK


Def Soulja & Saint Michael – “There’s a Saint in Every Soulja” (EP Review)

This is the latest EP from Bronx emcee Def Soulja. Emerging in 2015 off of the 3-pack Recognize a Soulja, the 37 year old wordsmith only continued to gain notoriety by dropping a handful of singles & small projects since then. But after finishing off the trilogy that got his name out there to begin with, Saint Michael is being brought in the picture for “There’s a Soulja in Every Saint.” “Let Masses Begin” is a great opener as Def Soulja hops on a piano instrumental to describe everything he...
Tags: Reviews, Albums, Jazz, Bronx, Michael, Saint Michael, DEF, Def Soulja, Jay Blue


How the Clash Embraced New York’s Hip Hop Scene with Their Single “The Magnificent Seven” & “The Magnificent Dance”

“Before playing guitar for Captain Beefheart and Jeff Buckley,” John Kruth writes at the Observer, “Gary Lucas worked as a copywriter for CBS/Epic Records,” where he fell in love with a punk band called the Clash, just signed to the label in 1977. “They weren’t easy to work with,” he remembered. “Like Frank Zappa, they spoke about politics, government and corporate interference with radio. They were, as I said, when I came up with the slogan to promote the album: ‘The only group that mat...
Tags: Facebook, Chuck, Music, New York, College, New York City, US, Bronx, Public Enemy, Frank Zappa, ESG, Jones, Jeff Buckley, Gary Lucas, Blondie, Rage Against The Machine


How the Clash Embraced New York’s Hip Hop Scene and Released the Dance Track, “The Magnificent Dance” (1981)

“Before playing guitar for Captain Beefheart and Jeff Buckley,” John Kruth writes at the Observer, “Gary Lucas worked as a copywriter for CBS/Epic Records,” where he fell in love with a punk band called the Clash, just signed to the label in 1977. “They weren’t easy to work with,” he remembered. “Like Frank Zappa, they spoke about politics, government and corporate interference with radio. They were, as I said, when I came up with the slogan to promote the album: ‘The only group that mat...
Tags: Facebook, Chuck, Music, New York, College, New York City, US, Bronx, Public Enemy, Frank Zappa, ESG, Jones, Jeff Buckley, Gary Lucas, Blondie, Rage Against The Machine


Revel launches an all-electric, rideshare service with a fleet of 50 Teslas

Revel started out in 2018 with shared, dockless e-mopeds in Brooklyn, which later expanded to  Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx and a handful of other U.S. cities. This year, the company launched a monthly e-bike subscription in New York City and announced plans to build an electric vehicle charging hub in Bed-Stuy. Now, Revel is introducing an all-electric — and all-Tesla — rideshare service in Manhattan. What once seemed like a company with an identity crisis dabbling at random with different form...
Tags: TC, Transportation, New York City, Tech, Tesla, Brooklyn, Electric Vehicles, Manhattan, Rideshare, Bronx, Revel, Uber Lyft, 42nd Street, Queens Manhattan, Tesla Model Y, Frank Reig


Where Do Company Names Come From?

The Wikipedia page listing company name etymologies is a good place to spend some time. 7-Eleven - convenience stores; renamed from “Tote’m” in 1946 to reflect their newly extended hours, 7:00 am until 11:00 pm. Samsung - meaning “three stars” in Korean Coca-Cola - derived from the coca leaves and kola nuts used as flavoring. Coca-Cola creator John S. Pemberton changed the ‘K’ of kola to ‘C’ to make the name look better. Pepsi - named from the digestive enzyme pepsin Jordache - from the fir...
Tags: Wikipedia, Samsung, Bronx, Coca Cola, Hotmail, Jason Kottke, Pepsi, Reuben, Jack Smith, Mozilla Foundation, Netscape, Avi, Marc Andreesen, Rose Mattus, Jamie Zawinski, Sabeer Bhatia


'Simply unacceptable': New York police investigate 6 synagogue attacks in 3 days as possible hate crimes

Surveillance footage released by police appears to show the same man may have been involved in several of the attacks that began Friday in the Bronx.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Bronx, Usa Today


NYPD investigates 6 attacks at 4 synagogues

Six attacks took place at four different Bronx synagogues between Friday and Sunday, and the New York Police Department's Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating four of the incidents as possible hate crimes, NYPD Detective Francis Sammon said.
Tags: News, Stories, Bronx, New York Police Department, Francis Sammon


The Best Jackie Chan Movies And How To Watch Them

From Rumble in the Bronx to Rush Hour, these are the best Jackie Chan movies and where you can watch them.
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Review: Riding the new Harley-Davidson Pan America

“I got to say, you’re looking older.”—Ellis “I am older.”—Sheriff Ed Tom Bell Amongst my Rushmore of cherished films, No Country For Old Men anoints the viewer with myriad lyrical gems and witticisms. The above exchange percolated to the front when, not five minutes into my arrival at Harley-Davidson’s press launch of their new Pan America 1250, an affable employee offered two-inch “Tall Risers” and a “Tallboy” seat. At 6’6” and having worked on the OEM side for numerous bike launches, this...
Tags: Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Georgia, David, New Hampshire, Motorcycles, Morocco, Epa, Waze, Bronx, Bavaria, Harley-davidson, Harley, Jim, Ellis, Lance Jones


Citi Bike rival JOCO brings shared, docked e-bikes to NYC

Move over Citi Bike, there’s a new docked, shared bike service in town — only this one is all electric. Next week, JOCO will be the first shared operator in New York City to launch a network of e-bike stations on private property for public use. The service, powered by shared mobility platform Vulog, will start with 30 stations and 300 e-bikes located around Manhattan, expanding to 100 stations and 1,000 bikes by June. This is not the first new shared operator to hit the streets of New York this...
Tags: TC, Lyft, New York, London, NYC, New York City, Tech, Manhattan, Mobility, Bronx, North America, Citi Bike, Bike Share, Citi, Bike Sharing, Jo


Chubs – “Cammo” Ft. Chris Rivers (Video)

Strong Island emcee Chubs enlists Chris Rivers to celebrate 4/20 in full “Cammo” in this new video premiere. Produced by the prolific Eitan Noyze (aka Lord Jewish) with cement-thick bass and eerie piano sample, the two emcees spit rapid-fire hallucinogenic bars powered by undoubtedly potent nugs. “well, on the day I started writing to the beat I was in a giant marijuana field in California wearing camouflage pants so it was only right to name it that. We filmed the video in the Bronx near the...
Tags: Videos, California, Jazz, Bronx, Chris, Chris Rivers, Strong Island, Bronx River, Eitan Noyze, Chubs


Ceaser Emanuel On VH1’s ‘Black Ink Crew New York’: ‘TV Was So Dry Without Us’

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Tags: New York, Milwaukee, New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Emanuel, DJ Sixsmith, Chicago Houston, Black Ink, Around the Nation, Ceaser Emanuel On VH1, CBS Local Black Ink Crew New York, Ceaser Emanuel Emanuel, Lenox Avenue CBS Local, Emanuel It, Emanuel TV


Justices add confrontation-clause case to next term’s docket

The Sixth Amendment gives a defendant in a criminal prosecution the right “to be confronted with the witnesses against him.” On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to take up the case of Darrell Hemphill, who was convicted for the 2006 shooting death of a child, who was a passenger in a car that drove by a fight on a street in the Bronx. The question that the justices agreed to decide is whether Hemphill “opened the door” at his trial to the use of evidence that would normally be barred by the Con...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Circuit, Bronx, District Of Columbia, Sonia Sotomayor, Morris, Brown, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Dobbs, Howe, U S Court of Appeals


The Station: A chat with Scale AI’s Alexandr Wang, the NYC scooter winners and TuSimple goes public

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi there, new and returning readers. This is The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. Just as I was getting ready to ship this newsletter, I spotted that there was a fatal crash involving a Tesla, in which no one was in the driver’s seat. There was...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Europe, New York, Microsoft, California, Washington, France, Ipo, Berlin, Southeast Asia, New York City, Samsung, San Francisco, Linkedin, Tech


There was no 'confusion,' Biden's decision to not lift Trump's refugee cap was cruel and it's good he's scrambling to walk it back

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File President Biden announced Friday that his administration will not be increasing the number of refugees the US takes in. The administration reversed the decision hours later after backlash from progressives who said that Biden's move was a betrayal of the voters. The president's immigration policies have been a constant disappointment to progressives, Democrats, and marginalized communities. Eoin Higgins is a journalist in New England. T...
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