Sandra Lindsay, RN, of Northwell Health completes her vaccination 21 days after receiving her first dose of Pfizer’s vaccine On December 14, 2020, Sandra Lindsay, RN was the first person in the United States to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Exactly 21 days after receiving America’s first injection of the FDA-approved Pfizer-BioNTech … [Read more...] about First Nurse In The U.S. To Receive The COVID Vaccine Gets The Second Dose
“Whatever the future may hold, wherever it may take us, we can bring along only what we possess, and if we don’t possess our past, if instead of a true history and a significant literature, we bring along only trivia, empty myths and a handful of stories, or-worst of all -- the latest intellectually fashionable versions of ourselves, we will offer those to come after nothing of … [Read more...] about The Future of Irish AmericaPeter Quinn looks at the position ofIrish Americans as we embrace the new millennium.
By Ray Cavanaugh Few phrases evoke the rapid hi-tech acceleration of our era like “artificial intelligence” (also known by the somewhat less-threatening acronym of “AI”). Until very recently, this world, for better or worse, was ours. But, having ascended to the apex of the Animal Kingdom on the basis of our intelligence, we now find ourselves increasingly eclipsed by … [Read more...] about John McCarty: The Father of Artificial Intelligence
BIRTHDAY Storied world heavyweight boxing champion William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey was born June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. Dempsey, an icon of the 1920's whose professional career ran from 1914-1927, reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919-1926. He was an inaugural member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame and is ranked tenth on The Ring … [Read more...] about PassagesJune 27, 2020
Jeanne Patricia Rynhart, the Irish sculptor died on June 9, 2020, She was 74. Rynhart, who was born Jeanne Scuffil in Dublin on March 17, 1946, attended the National College of Art and Design, graduating in 1969. After several years in England, she returned to Ireland in 1981 and went on to establish the Rynhart Fine Art gallery and workshop in Ballylickey, near Bantry in … [Read more...] about PassagesJune 20, 2020