Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Word of the Day: April 23, 2017

Word of the Day: April 23, 2017

Apostasy Definition: (noun) Abandonment of one’s religious faith, a political party, one’s principles, or a cause. Synonyms: Defection, Renunciation Usage: He had been very devoted to his cause, so when he declared his apostasy to the crowd, there was an […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 23, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? April 23, 2017

Max Planck (1858) Planck was an influential German physicist whose work on black body radiation earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918. He also discovered the elementary quantum of action, now known as Planck’s constant. As the influential […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 23, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 23, 2017

I’ve been a great deal happier … since I have given up thinking about what is easy and pleasant, and being discontented because I couldn’t have my own will. Our life is determined for us—and it makes the mind very […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently

New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently

New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently Grand opening of Gouverneur Place Apartments, a new 68-unit development that integrates quality, affordable-housing with supportive services State of New York and UnitedHealthcare were […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
Profile America: Boston Latin — The First Public School

Profile America: Boston Latin — The First Public School

Sunday, April 23 — America’s first — and oldest — school is celebrating its 382nd birthday today. The Boston Latin School started in 1635 with a handful of students meeting in the headmaster’s home. Stressing a classical education and the development […]

Whose Birthday Is It? April 22, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? April 22, 2017

Peter Kenneth Frampton (1950) British rocker Peter Frampton performed with successful bands The Herd and Humble Pie before going solo in 1971. His breakthrough album, 1976’s Frampton Comes Alive!, remains one of the best-selling live albums of all time. It […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 22, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 22, 2017

My father must have had some elementary education, for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 22, 2017

Word of the Day: April 22, 2017

Vestige Definition: (noun) A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more. Synonyms: Tincture, Trace, Shadow Usage: He was so deadly pale – which had not been the case when they went […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Public Forum in the Bronx: Citywide Call for Ideas for Civic Equality – April 25th

Public Forum in the Bronx: Citywide Call for Ideas for Civic Equality – April 25th

Design Trust for Public Space will launch an open call for project ideas—Public for All: Rethinking Shared Space in New York—at a public forum in the Bronx. Community activists , City leaders, and Design Trust Fellows and Partners from Bronx’s […]

BRONX DA: BRONX TEEN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

BRONX DA: BRONX TEEN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

by · April 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Profile America: First Health Insurance

Profile America: First Health Insurance

Friday, April 21 — Health insurance coverage has been a major topic of media and political interest for the past decade or so, but the concept goes back 170 years. The Massachusetts Health Insurance Company of Boston was organized on this […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Profile America
Foot Locker Celebrates Global Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker Celebrates Global Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker Jets Three Sneakerheads Around the World For ‘Pick Up Trips’ Foot Locker, a leading global specialty athletic retailer, is celebrating sneaker culture around the world this week by sending three lucky Foot Locker customers on intercontinental “Pick Up […]

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Profile America: Credit Cards

Thursday, April 20 — To borrow from some recent advertising slogans, although many Americans couldn’t imagine leaving home without them, and they’re everywhere they want to be, there was a time when credit cards were rare. They were issued only by […]

by · April 20, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: All News Radio

Profile America: All News Radio

Wednesday, April 19 — The first all-news radio format in the U.S. debuted on this date in 1965, as WINS-AM in New York City switched from rock and roll to rip and read. Almost 20 years earlier, the station had notched […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Profile America