When I was in the third grade I wanted to be an inventor. Inspired by MGM’s 1940 biopic, Edison the Man starring the incomparable Spencer Tracy, I endeavored to discover something that would change the world. “Edison,” said one of his principal biographers, “invented the 20th century.”
At a recent luncheon a friend of mine, whose opinions I respect, leaned over the table and told me, sotto voce, that the opposition I helped mobilize against the Third Track was really overdone. This unexpected sally was like being struck by lightning on a cloudless, blue day.
A regular meeting of the board of trustees was held on Oct. 19, at 8 p.m.
Prior to the regular meeting, Mayor Greene announced that NYCOM Public Service Recognition Certificates were being presented to two employees who have reached milestones in their careers.
“Three men in the Bronx – two of them teenagers – held against their will and tortured by a group of young men because they were suspected of being gay.
With witches, goblins and super-heroes descending on neighborhoods across Hempstead Town, I would like to offer parents some safety tips to help prepare your children for a safe and enjoyable Halloween.
As we look around us we see the leaves start to change color and notice the temperature getting cooler. It is the time of year for residents to get ready to tackle the annual chore of autumn yard clean up.
With my suitcases packed, gas tank full and cell phones charged, I looked at my checklist and made a call to my good friend, Dominick Longobardi, a frequent visitor to Lake George, and a gourmand whose exquisite palate is an impeccable guide to restaurants whose fare comprises the most delectable victuals. Now one more look at the map and we’re off.
Come enjoy bushels of fun at the 25th Annual Rock Hall Country Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 23 and 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. With an abundance of activities and attractions, there’s something sure to please everyone in your family.
It rocked the foundations of Western Civilization; cast a shadow over sacred truths and instigated an eternal enmity between those devoted to enlarging the frontiers of human understanding and those championing the unique dignity of the human race. Some 400 years ago, two worlds clashed on a moral battleground whose cannonading has grown ever louder.
The libertarian author, social critic and theorist Albert J. Nock once postulated that no viable idea ever vanishes because there are echoes that reverberate through the canyons of time to be received and repackaged through the prism of other thinkers.
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