Headlines 7/10/11

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/10/2011 - 09:24

Today's Washington Political Chicken is No Game. The outcome could have a serious global impact.

Derek Jeter Blasts Into Baseball History. The shortstop captain is the only Yankee to hit 3K.

NYPD is searching for a Sex Offender who has attacked on Co-op City's Foot-bridge.

Work Continues for Space Shuttle Astronauts. To hook up with international space station.

News of The World Published It's Final Issue.

Enjoy this sunny weather while you can.

Citizen Journalists Wanted For The Next Big Story

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/10/2011 - 00:27

City Island Images offers money for tips, stories, pictures and videos.

Please, get in touch and tell us your story now.

Email us at imaginus.news@gmail.com



Cash...we pay for stories...we pay for news tips. How much is my story worth?

A major exclusive used on the front page could be worth money and a smaller item would be worth less. Essentially, the bigger the name, the bigger the story, the bigger the offer.

What happens next?

Time Runs Out - The End For News of The World

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/10/2011 - 00:04

After rushing back to UK, media magnate Rupert Murdoch made good on his decision to fold the 168-year-old newspaper as of today.

This probably means that he realized he had to take a decisive step to accept the responsibility for the newspaper that he owns, but its is certainly a bleak day for journalism and a black eye for tabloids.

This marks the end of the line for one of Europe's most popular newspapers.

The newspaper's last issue said - On this historic day, after 8,674 editions we'll miss YOU, our 7.5 million readers.

Jaws Drop For Jeter

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/09/2011 - 16:35

Derek Jeter was mobbed by teammates at home plate. This great scene occured this afternoon at Yankee Stadium. DJ now becomes the 28th player in baseball history to reach 3 thousand hits.

It came with a home run in the third inning right here in The Bronx at Yankee Stadium. The Bronx bombers were playing Tampa Bay Rays and the pitch was hurdled by David Price.

Derek Jeter becomes the first and only player in the history of The NY Yankees to reach this hallowed number.

Holy Cow, DJ... KUDOS... You are truly a Bronx Bomber!

Beatle @ Bronx

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/09/2011 - 11:13

A couple of years ago, Paul McCartney rocked Shea Stadium, aka Citi Field. The co-founder of The Beatles will now repeat history as he and his band on the run gears up to perform at Yankee Stadium this month.

Live Nation says the legendary singer and former Beatle will rock The Bronx.

Will Bronx love Paul on July 15/16 as much as Paul loves Bronx? Yeah, yeah, yeah!

Headlines 7/9/11

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/09/2011 - 09:53

US Space Shuttle's Final Flight. The end of an era for NASA. The first launch was 30 years ago.

Lower Stocks and Jobless Rate Hike. Economists are wondering when that stimulus will turn things around.

Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies at Betty Ford Clinic. Outspoken and Americans loved every comment.

Thousands Loose Power During the Storms. Thunderstorms downed trees and power lines in our area.

Prince William and Kate Together in America. They tour Hollywood and meet with American stars.

Former First Lady Dies @ 93

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/08/2011 - 21:59

The widow of late President Gerald Ford and the co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum.

Betty Ford died Friday evening with members of family by her bedside. May she rest in peace.

The Bronx Bus (BWB)

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/08/2011 - 21:01

The Bronx Write Bus (BWB) is a free summer program for Bronx Youth ages 12-18 presented by the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Writers Center and meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from July 12 through August 11, 2011. The bus rides through New York City this summer, exploring arts and culture and giving voice to a new generation of writers.

Another British Invasion to America

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/08/2011 - 20:21

The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge have landed at LAX International Airport in Los Angeles to start their weekend trip to California. Their arrival arrival comes on the heels of after a week and a half tour of Canada. This is their first overseas travel since they were married back in April.

Prince William has traveled to America, bit is Kate's first trip to the U.S.A. The duke of Cambridge's late mother, Princess Diana, who would have turned 50 this month, charmed Americans when she visited in the 1980s.

Orchard Beach 75 Years Old

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/08/2011 - 16:21

As Orchard Beach celebrates 75 years, The City Island Historical Society and The City Island Nautical Museum will host an exhibition called " A Landmark Pavilion at Orchard Beach". The exhibit will include City Island and Orchard Beach Images from past and present. The event will be held at the museum on July 17, 2011 @1P. and everyone is welcome.