Along the four‐and‐a‐half‐mile stretch of the Grand Concourse—the historic boulevard connecting Manhattan to the parks of the North Bronx—a most unusual “museum without walls” opens Sunday, June 21, 2009, and remains on view 24 hours
Turkey’s experiment as a secular, westernized state represents not only an anomaly, but the prototype of secular modernization in the Middle East. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder the Turkish Republic in 1923, embarked on a series
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the international system shifted from bipolarity to unipolarity, redefining the structure of the system. As a result, US primacy in this unipolar world has constituted the most salient
Sen. Pedro Espada’s housekeeper, who works at the senator’s Westchester home, was detained Tuesday night and interviewed about the senator’s residency by Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, according to Espada Chief of Staff Andrew Yong.
A major rally at City Hall to stop the layoffs of more than 2,600 school employees, including school aides, family counselors and substance abuse prevention and intervention specialists. The proposed layoffs will have a disastrous
Earlier today, the Holy Father nominated Dominican Father Joseph Augustine Di Noia, 66, as the archbishop secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Disciple of the Sacraments. He is given the archepiscopal dignity
A representative from Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s office spoke last week to members of the Rain East Tremont Senior Center about consumer fraud issues as part of Cuomo’s statewide Smart Seniors Program.