Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fwd: Notify NYC - NYS Missing Vulnerable Adult

Alert issued 7/30/15 at 12:30 AM. The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services has issued a Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Bertha Moore-Ladd, a 66-year old black female from Mount Vernon, New York. Ms. Moore-Ladd is described as 5'03" and 135 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. She suffers from Alzheimer's and may be in need of medical attention. She was last seen near Gramaton Avenue at approximately 5:00 PM on 7/29. Ms. Moore-Ladd is believed to be traveling by foot A photo of the missing is available at If you see Bertha Moore-Ladd, please call Mount Vernon City Police Department at (914) 665-2500 or call 9-1-1.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Fwd: Health Department Advises New Yorkers to Avoid Certain Ayurvedic Medications Found to Contain Elevated Levels of Arsenic, Lead, and Mercury

The New York City                                            Department of Health and                                            Mental Hygiene
Health E-News July 24, 2015

Health Department Advises New Yorkers to Avoid Certain Ayurvedic Medications Found to Contain Elevated Levels of Arsenic, Lead, and Mercury

The heavy metal content in many of these medications greatly exceeded acceptable limits

The New York City Health Department advises New Yorkers to avoid certain Ayurvedic medications made in India by Shree Baidyanath as they have been found to contain elevated levels of arsenic, lead, and mercury. The levels of heavy metals found in these medications manufactured exceed the limits for arsenic (3 ppm), lead (2 ppm), and/or mercury (1 ppm) for certain food additives as referenced by the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Fwd: Find Your Ancestors and Build Your Family Tree

Find Your Ancestors and Build Your Family Tree

Historical and government records can help you trace your heritage and build your family tree. Perhaps you're interested in knowing more about your ancestors, or in finding burial locations of veterans. 

Visit our Genealogy and Family History page for resources from your state, U.S. Census, National Archives, Ellis Island Foundation and more to help with your research.


Fwd: Block party!

Our Wednesday night Uptown Bounce block party series with El Museo del Barrio begins this week!
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Uptown Bounce
Wednesdays, July 22 & 29, August 5 & 12 from 6:00–9:00 pm

As featured in this week's New York Times, the City Museum and El Museo del Barrio kick off our second annual joint summer series Wednesday. Enjoy live music, dancing, gallery talks, art workshops, summer drinks, and local food. Free and open to visitors of all ages; advanced registration required!
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Wednesday's Opening Night Schedule

6:00–9:00 pm, FREE!

  • Operator EMZ & DJ Joey Carvello of Mobile Mondays! spin classic disco vinyl '45s
  • Conga player Gabriel Tomasini keeps the beat
  • Chalk art on the sidewalk by artist Kady Perry

6:30 pm

  • Learn the New Style Hustle with dance maestro Jeff Selby
  • Tour Hip-Hop Revolution with Curator Sean Corcoran

7:30 pm

8:00 pm


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