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On This Day -- February 14th

February 14th is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days remaining until the end of the year (321 in leap years). 152 more words

On This Day

Cuomo Needs to Step Up on Discovery Reform

This article was published in GayCityNews.Com on February 1, 2018

BY NATHAN RILEY | As anyone who spent three minutes listening to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s reelection message knows, crime is down. 899 more words

Sterling Equities, Related Strike a New Willets Point Deal With the City

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has hammered out a new deal to resurrect the long-planned redevelopment of the Willets Point area in Queens, sparking hope that hundreds of auto shops will eventually give way to housing. 293 more words


The Groundhog, the Mayor and the Lunar Eclipse

Who needs, “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” when you have a real-life story about “The Groundhog, the Mayor and the Lunar Eclipse”

Back in 2008/2009, I first got my feet wet in the writing pool by writing on this great site called, Helium.  376 more words


February 2, 1887: The Shadow Knows

The first weather forecast by a rodent meteorologist took place on February 2, 1887, in the metropolis of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. His groupies, members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, in an effort to stifle all competition, declared that Phil (for that was his name), the Punxsutawney groundhog, was the one and only true weather-forecasting groundhog in all of North America. 1,217 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

8 Richest People in the World (2017)

1) Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $90.6 Billion

Industry: Technology
Nationality: American
Known For: Amazon, Washington Post
Level of Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science… 928 more words


Saving the Planet: a short list of books with a hopeful point of view

It may be that people talk about the environment and climate change even more than about politics. Newspapers and electronic media run feature articles with vivid photography, and new titles show up on book lists, it seems, every day. 487 more words