Refusal to Hear Case Lets Stand City Ban on Services in Schools-NYLJ

The legal controversy over the use of New York City public schools for weekend religious services appears to have come to an end after 16 years with the refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to take the case.

Read the church’s application for review by the U.S. Supreme Court andthe city’s opposition.

The Court yesterday denied certiorari inThe Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York, 11-386, giving the city a victory on a Board of Education policy barring worship services in schools.

Read entire article by Mark Hamblett here. (Requires registration)

 

 

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Flipboard — Now available on iPhone

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The quintessential iPad app is finally available for iPhone.  For those who have suffered through several attempts at publishing or aggregating your own newspaper/magazine and been disappointed, look no more.  Flipboard is the real deal.  It provides free links to a variety of sources, including domestic and foreign newspapers, ezines, and other content providers.  Sign up for a free Flipboard account and integrate your Twitter,FaceBook, and Linkedin streams for a start.
Flipboard for iPhone has most of the features of its iPad namesake.  It doesn’t do horizontal mode; but it looks great in portrait and makes efficient use of the screen space available to it.
The demand has been very heavy.  The servers melted down after the first few hours; but they are back up now.  If you have Flipboard on your iPad, create your account there first, then download the free iPhone version from the app store.  You can then sync your accounts with two clicks, three if you want to use your photo from Twitter or FB.
Enjoy!!

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