Archive for February, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: February 29, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: February 29, 2016

Be generous, be delicate, and always pursue the prize. Henry James (1843-1916)

by · February 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: February 29, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: February 29, 2016

peignoir Definition: (noun) A woman’s loose-fitting dressing gown. Synonyms: neglige, wrapper, housecoat Usage: The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier’s eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.

by · February 29, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Whose Birthday Is It? February 29, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Whose Birthday Is It? February 29, 2016

Dinah Shore (1916) Shore was an American singer, actress, and TV personality who enjoyed widespread popularity during the Big Band era of the 1940s and 50s. She was the first singer of the era to achieve success as a solo […]

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Profile America: Colonial America’s First Naturalized Citizen

SETTLING THE CZECH   Immigration as an item of government involvement appeared on Colonial America’s shores 350 years ago. Born in Bohemia, essentially today’s Czech Republic, Auguste Herman came to the New World initially to work for the Dutch colony […]

by · February 29, 2016 · Profile America
LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents Two Living Salsa Legends!

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents Two Living Salsa Legends!

ISMAEL MIRANDA and ANDY MONTAÑEZ Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present Two Living Salsa Legends, the multifaceted vocalists ISMAEL MIRANDA and ANDY MONTAÑEZ as they perform selections from their vast repertoires on Saturday, March 19th, 2016 at 8pm.  Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol. Lehman Center for […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
NYC DDC’s STEAM Initiative Presents the 2016 High School Internship

NYC DDC’s STEAM Initiative Presents the 2016 High School Internship

New York City Department of Design and Construction’s STEAM Initiative, in partnership with the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and the NYC Administration for Children’s Services, presents the 2016 High School Internship   Long Island City – New […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
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Keep It In The Ring: Verdejo, Crawford Win Decisively

Verdejo with easy decision over Silva at the Garden   By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor   Felix Verdejo at 22 years of age is still learning even as  the undefeated lightweight from San Juan Puerto Rico won a dull […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Sports
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Event Starting March 1st

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Event Starting March 1st

by · February 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health & Fitness
Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: February 28, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Quote of the Day: February 28, 2016

The louder he talked of his honor, the fasterwe counted our spoons. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

by · February 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: February 28, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Word of the Day: February 28, 2016

cerumen Definition: (noun) A soft yellow wax secreted by glands in theear canal. Synonyms: earwax Usage: A buildup of cerumen was irritating Billy’s ear, so hismother gently cleaned the area with a cotton swab.

by · February 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day February 28, 2016

Bronx Chronicle Birthday of the Day February 28, 2016

Samuel Joel “Zero” Mostel (1915) Mostel was an American comic actor whocombined a large paunch with acrobatic graceand an expressive face. He initially workedboth on Broadway and in film but wasblacklisted in Hollywood for his political viewsand worked primarily in […]

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And The Winners Are… — A Look Back At The Oscars

And The Winners Are… — A Look Back At The Oscars

‘AND THE WINNERS ARE …’, a one-hour Oscar extravaganza available on YouTube, was written and produced by longtime CBS/NBC TV news and entertainment reporter and movie critic, David Sheehan.   Sheehan also looks back at 2002 when the Oscars weren’t so whitewashed, capturing […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Arts & Artists, Entertainment
Profile America: Railroad Development

Profile America: Railroad Development

MAKING TRACKS February 28 —  Although February is the calendar’s shortest month, it looms large in America’s history of railroad development. In 1815, the first state charter for a railroad was issued by New Jersey for a never-completed line between Trenton and […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Transportation, Uncategorized
Matters of Faith: Discontentment Is The Beginning of Change

Matters of Faith: Discontentment Is The Beginning of Change

DISCONTENTMENT: THE BEGINNING OF CHANGE By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Scripture (Joshua 7:7, 13 NLT): Then Joshua cried out, “Oh, Sovereign LORD, why did you bring us across the Jordan River if you are going to let […]

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance — March Monthly Meeting — Tuesday March 15, 2016

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance — March Monthly Meeting — Tuesday March 15, 2016

by · February 27, 2016 · Bulletin Board