Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Word of the Day: January 3, 2017

Word of the Day: January 3, 2017

Concomitant Definition: (adjective) Occurring or existing concurrently; attendant. Synonyms: Accompanying, Consequent, Ensuant, Resultant, Sequent, Incidental Usage: There is scarce any human good without it’s concomitant evil.

by · January 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 28, 2016

Quote of the Day: December 28, 2016

If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go, let it go; perchance it will wear smooth—certainly the machine will wear out. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

by · January 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 2, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? January 2, 2017

Ernest Barlach (1870) Barlach was an outstanding German expressionist sculptor, graphic artist, and writer. Through the power of his simple, angular, and compact forms, he communicated intense emotion and compassion. From clay modeling he turned to wood carving and woodcutting, […]

by · January 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 2, 2017

Word of the Day: January 2, 2017

Pergola Definition: (noun) An arbor or a passageway of columns supporting a roof of trelliswork on which climbing plants are trained to grow. Synonyms: Arbor, Bower Usage: The thick vegetation met overhead, interlacing into a natural pergola.

by · January 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 2, 2017

Quote of the Day: January 2, 2017

Wealth should not be seized…for if a man take great wealth violently and perforce, or if he steal it through his tongue, as often happens when gain deceives men’s sense and dishonor tramples down honor, the gods soon blot him […]

by · January 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Independent Democratic Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York

Independent Democratic Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York

THE PRICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE: WHY RAISING THE AGE MAKES CENTS FOR NEW YORK Independent Democratic Conference Releases Report on Economic Impact of Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York New York — Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Diane […]

Senator Klein and Assemblyman Crespo Present Three Kings Day Celebration

Senator Klein and Assemblyman Crespo Present Three Kings Day Celebration

by · January 1, 2017 · Bulletin Board
MANHATTAN MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF FELLOW INMATE IN RIKERS ISLAND

MANHATTAN MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF FELLOW INMATE IN RIKERS ISLAND

Three Kings Day by Senator Klein and Assemblyman Sepulveda

Three Kings Day by Senator Klein and Assemblyman Sepulveda

by · December 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
Fireworks explode in central London

Profile America: New Year’s Eve

Saturday, December 31 — On this New Year’s Eve, some 322 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds are ready to greet the year 2017. A hundred years ago, the U.S. population was just about 102 million. Fifty years ago, it […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Profile America
No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, nor Street Cleaning in Observance of New Year’s Day Holiday, Monday, January 2

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, nor Street Cleaning in Observance of New Year’s Day Holiday, Monday, January 2

No Garbage, Organics, Recycling Collection, nor Street Cleaning in Observance of New Year’s Day Holiday, Monday, January 2 The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday, there would be no garbage, […]

by · December 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Star Trek and Other Milestones

Profile America: Star Trek and Other Milestones

Friday, December 30 — As a year draws to a close, it is common to reflect on the passage of time. How history will judge 2016  is not yet known, but this year’s anniversaries are woven into the fabric of today. […]

by · December 30, 2016 · Profile America
Profile America: Straight Razor Edge

Profile America: Straight Razor Edge

Thursday, December 29 –. During the course of recorded history going back to ancient Egypt, men have felt cultural pressures to shave their facial hair. Styles regarding beards and moustaches come and go, but in recent times, most men in […]

by · December 29, 2016 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? December 28, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? December 28, 2016

John von Neumann (1903) Neumann was a Hungarian-born American mathematician. He emigrated to the US in 1930 to teach at Princeton University and was among the original faculty of its Institute for Advanced Study. He solved one of David Hilbert’s […]

by · December 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: December 28, 2016

Word of the Day: December 28, 2016

Demeanor Definition: (noun) The way a person behaves towards other people. Synonyms: Deportment, Conduct, Behavior Usage: She had a charming demeanor that endeared her to her many friends.

by · December 28, 2016 · Bulletin Board