D & D


CITY ISLAND IMAGES wishes to congratulate all who participated at Orchard Beach's Down & Dirty.

The Merrell Down & Dirty presented by Subaru returned to New York City yesterday. This benefit race in the mud included a partnership with Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude sends care packages filled with snacks, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions such as Iraq and Afghanistan, and on Naval ships at sea! and much more!

It was an amazing race day in Pelham Bay Park! The 2013 results are in! Click here to view your race:


Sweet Sixteen... Not when it refers to temperature


In NYC, it is cloudy, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 10 and 20, with northeast winds 7 to 9 mph. An area of low pressure off the North Carolina coast will bring a wintry mix of precipitation across parts of the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday. Freezing rain is possible for some locations, mainly in Virginia and North Carolina. Snow is expected across the central Appalachians, with rain across the southern mid-Atlantic.

This Week in History


This Week in History, Feb 12 - Feb 18

Feb 12, 2002
Milosevic goes on trial for war crimes. Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic goes on trial at The Hague, Netherlands, on charges of genocide and war crimes in Bosnia, Croatia and Kosovo. Milosevic served as his own attorney for much of the prolonged trial, which ended without a verdict when the so-called "Butcher of the Balkans" was found dead at age 64 from an apparent heart attack in his prison cell on March 11, 2006.

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US Department of Justice has announced that nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives have been indicted for racketeering conspiracy and corruption.

The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Corporate Defendants Also Unsealed



The Bronx Zoo is currently hiring seasonal employees for various positions. Seasonal employees benefit from obtaining meaningful work experiences at an organization which offers a collaborative and supportive work environment that values accountability, initiative, performance, teamwork, and fun. Employment opportunities are available for full-time and part-time schedules.

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SHOOTER ARMED TO KILL EVERYONE. Ammunition Targeting Every Child.
As a Connecticut town mourns their dead, some residents wonder if life can ever return to normal in Newtown. Meanwhile, President Obama vows to prevent mass shootings in the future, as police patrols and guidance counselors become available in the wake of the Newtown shooting.

Boehner decides to offer tax increases on anyone making more than $1 million dollars a year.


NSA Stops Bulk Survailence


US National Security Agency has reportedly ended its massive collecting of Americans' phone records and replaced it with targeted surveillance methods.

Under the Freedom Act, the larger surveillance program was declared dead on Saturday night. This comes two and a half years after Edward Snowden exposed the depths of the program. This is the biggest bugging bow out since 9/11.

NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday http://reut.rs/1XlDpOD via @Reuters

Mayor Plans to Close Fire Companies


NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg is once again planning to close 20 fire companies citywide, most likely including City Island’s Ladder Company 53, which could come as early as July 1, 2012. Councilman Jimmy Vacca says City Islanders already expect that their ladder company is once again on that list.

Vacca and City Islanders have fought the proposed closure of our ladder company four times before and won. We will be out in full-force fighting once again. Every year it has been the same fight and every year the City has heard our defense.



FBI investigators have launched a manhunt following the twin blasts which killed three and injured scores more near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. This criminal investigation has now been called an act of terrorism, drawing painful memories of the WTC 9/11/2001 attacks that shocked the world.



it was a proud nation known as the United Kingdom and Great Britain. The UK of Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as Britain, is a sovereign state, and a proud member of the European Union. But not so much anymore.

Anarchy in the UK: Britain is sailing into a storm with no one at the wheel http://econ.st/28WDjIE

MARK ALMOND: We'll take back borders but EU won't and jihadis know it http://dailym.ai/28UJKxr via @MailOnline

EU may refuse informal Brexit talks until UK triggers article 50 http://gu.com/p/4mymz/stw