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Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 14:31

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By fostering partnerships with individuals, community groups, government officials, businesses organizations, as well as nongovernmental organizations, City Island Images will build lasting systems that will change many of lives for the better.

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CUNY TV

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 13:34

Watch CUNY TV its for you and for me.

CUNY TV, Channel 75, is part of the City University of New York serving the five boroughs of New York City with educational, cultural and public affairs programs. The television station's mission is to offer the academic and intellectual richness of the City University beyond the campuses and to offer New Yorkers a haven for life long learning experiences through television. Tune in and learn from the comfort of your own home.

Headlines 7/19/11

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 09:17
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BRITISH PARLIAMENT PROBE. Murdochs Testify Today.

WASHINGTON DC DEBT SHOWDOWN. House of Representatives Consider Bill.

NASTY NATIONAL HEATWAVE. Hot Weather Hunkers Down.

AIR TRAFFIC DANGERS? Controller Fails Controlled Substance Test.

SPACE SHUTTLE EXITS INTERNATIONAL STATION. Atlantis Coming Home.

DANCE WITH ME TONIGHT... OR ELSE

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 20:18
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A NYC bar patron is facing 16 years in prison after being accused of beating a woman and knocking her out in a Manhattan bathroom.

The unidentified woman claims that a 32 year old Morocco born construction worker followed her into the ladies bathroom, back in 2010 after she walked away from him on the dance floor. She says he followed her into the women's bathroom and began beating her, broke her jaw and damaged one of her eye sockets.

Bronx Asthma Initiative

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 18:47

The Bronx has the highest incident of asthma in the entire US. Rates of death from asthma in Bronx county are three times higher than they are nationally. Hospitalization rates are about five times higher. In some neighborhoods of the Bronx it is estimated that 20% of the children have asthma.3 Within New York City the disparity in asthma hospitalization rates is very pronounced. According to a study, hospitalization rates for asthma in Bronx County and East Harlem are 21 times higher than those of affluent parts of the city.

ANOTHER PASTOR LEAVING CITY ISLAND

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 15:12

For the second month in a row, another religious pastor has announced her departure from City Island. This time it's Mother Patty from Grace Episcopal Church at 104 City Island Avenue. Mother Patty tells City Island Images that her last service will be on July 31 and she will then go on vacation.

Mother Patty has accepted an offer at St. Andrew's Episcopal School, which is located at 8804 Postoak Road Potomac, MD 20854-3553 (301) 983-5200. She will serve as the new pastor at the K-12 religious school, as well as teach academic courses.

Headlines 7/18/11

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 09:30
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DEBT CEILING TALKS CONTINUE. August Deadline Near.

US 17 STATE SCORCHER HEADS EAST. Damaging Weather Expected.

PHONE HACKING SCANDAL DISCONNECTS EMPIRE. Family Feud Follies.

US ECONOMY EXPECTED TO GROW LOW SINGLE DIGITS. 2% Growth Forecasts.

JOY LUCK CLUB WORLD CUP JAPAN. Women's Soccer Beats US.

JAPAN BEATS USA IN WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/17/2011 - 22:39
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The American women's soccer team is no longer feeling groovy tonight. Japan won the World Cup for Women, stunning the United States 3-1 during a penalty shootout after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie.

Mosquito Spraying This Week

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/17/2011 - 21:32

A notification has been issued that the Department of Health will be conducting aerial larviciding for mosquitoes to help prevent West Nile Virus in marsh and non-residential areas between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM from 7/18 - 7/20. Larviciding will occur in the following Bronx zip code: 10464 Expect a low-flying helicopter in our area.

For more information please visit:

http://www.nyc.gov/health/wnv
Email: notifynyc@oem.nyc.gov
Contact Phone: 212-639-9675

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/17/2011 - 21:17

The Bronx DA's office announced the sentencing of a drunk truck driver who pinned a young City Island girl back on November 13, 2010. She was standing on the sidewalk on City Island avenue, when Peter Wolfman allegedly lost control of his truck while making an illegal U-turn.

17 year old Emily Sexton, a City Island resident was waiting for a bus, when she became the victim of an alcohol and drug intoxicated truck driver, who has since been sentenced to prison for vehicular assault.