Rise and Shine: Jan. 22, 2020

Rise and Shine: Jan. 22, 2020

Good morning, it’s Wednesday already. This week is flying by. Today’s Google Doodle honors Anna May Wong, (born Wong Liu Tsong in 1905), an American actress who was considered to be the first Chinese American Hollywood movie star, as well as the first...
While You Were Out: Jan . 21, 2020

While You Were Out: Jan . 21, 2020

It’s been a day. And it’s not over yet. Not even close. At last check, the impeachment debate was still underway on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Day One of the trail of President Donald Trump. Senators were warned that they had to remain quiet, a skill...
Rise and Shine: Jan. 21, 2020

Rise and Shine: Jan. 21, 2020

Good Tuesday morning, CivMixers, and welcome to state budget day! This is an anxiety-ridden day on a good year, as organizations, schools, health care facilities, local governments, and just regular people across New York wait to see whose ox got gored in terms of...
While You Were Out: Jan. 20, 2020

While You Were Out: Jan. 20, 2020

Just in time for MLK Day…New York is ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the 2020 census, starting with a new celebrity-led Census Council and an additional $10 million in state funding, the governor announced. …The Census Council, which will...
Rise and Shine: Jan. 20, 2020

Rise and Shine: Jan. 20, 2020

Good Monday morning, CivMixers. It’s a Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of each January to honor the legacy of the slain civil rights leader MLK Jr. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed. I mentioned last...