(Governor Cuomo with Sidney Walton and his son Paul – provided by the Governor’s office)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo met with WWII veteran Sidney Walton, 99, at the State Capitol and presented him with the Governor’s Medal for Public Service on Friday, May 18.
Mr. Walton, a New York native, is currently on a “No Regrets Tour” of the United States that aims to give anyone hoping to meet a WWII veteran the opportunity to do so.
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The Great American Read launches tonight, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, with a two-hour episode at 8 p.m. on PBS stations, including Channel 13 here in New York, and will introduce viewers to the full list of America’s 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov.
It will be hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira.
PBS has unveiled the list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of The Great American Read, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.
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From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the current Yankees against the 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 44 games:
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(Bradley-Wright-Phillips and Daniel Royer – @NewYorkRedBulls)
The Red Bulls, thanks to two goals from Bradley Wright-Phillips and superb play in net from Ryan Meara, earned a 2-1 win over Atlanta United FC on the road on Sunday night.
Both of Wright-Phillips’ goals came in the second half, and this was his 16th career brace and 20th career multi-goal performance.
Continue reading Red Bulls, Led By BWP’s Double, Win In Atlanta
From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the Yankees against their 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Through 43 Games:
Continue reading Yankees 1998 Tracker: Game 43
The Once And Future Liberal: After Identity Politics
By Mark Lilla
Harper, 160 pages, $24.99
Columbia University professor and public intellectual Mark Lilla, in The Once And Future Liberal: After Identity Politics, offers an impassioned, tough-minded, and stinging look at the failure of American liberalism over the past two generations.
Lilla expands on the ideas he first outlined in a November 18, 2016 op-ed for The New York Times, which ignited a firestorm in the days after the election of Donald Trump to the presidency over Hillary Clinton.
Continue reading BrooklynFans Of Books: Lilla On “The Once And Future Liberals”
From now until the end of the season, we will be tracking the progress of the Yankees against the 1998 World Championship team that won 114 games in the regular season.
Continue reading 1998 Yankees Tracker: Game 42
(David Villa Day ceremony – USA Today Sports)
New York City Football Club captain David Villa was honored for his 400th career goal before Saturday’s game at Yankee Stadium, and he followed that up with two goals to lead them to a 4-0 win over the Colorado Rapids.
Villa’s family was on hand for the ceremony, along with NYCFC President Jon Patricof and Sporting Director Claudio Reyna.
Continue reading Villa Makes Most Of His Day As NYCFC Crushes Colorado
(Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles patrols outside his crease – Photo by Jason Schott)
Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles has been ruled out of Sunday’s match against Atlanta United FC with a knee injury, ending his MLS Iron Man streak of playing 183 straight regular season games.
It will be the first time Robles misses an MLS regular season start since his first appearance for the club in September of 2012.
Continue reading Robles, Iron Man Of Red Bulls & MLS, Ruled Out Of Sunday’s Match
(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)
Red Bull Arena has been selected by Concacaf as a host venue for matches in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, Red Bull Arena and Concacaf announced on Friday.
Red Bull Arena is one of 13 venues selected across 15 metropolitan cities, and the only venue in the New York/New Jersey area.
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