Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Opinion: Go Trump!

The Art of the Deal!   By Dennis A Conforto I have been thinking lately about Donald Trump and the Art of the Deal. In following his campaign for President, it has become apparent that he really does understand and […]

by · March 2, 2016 · Op Ed, Politics
Rose Alley is a magazine that is dedicated to helping young Asian women achieve confidence, beauty and happiness.

Opinion: End Domestic Violence

Help the world’s 35% of women stand up, #EndDV Look at women around you – your dear family members, friends, coworkers and schoolmates, some of them are struggling to survive physical abuse and cruelty from their partners and loved ones. […]

Profile America: First Chartered Black-Owned Bank

Profile America: First Chartered Black-Owned Bank

FIRST BLACK-OWNED BANK Profile America —  The capital of the vanquished Confederacy was the site of the first chartered black-owned bank in the U.S. Known as the Savings Bank of the Grand Fountain, United Order of True Reformers, it founded […]

by · March 2, 2016 · Profile America
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
Profile America: Charlotte Ray, America’s First Black Female Law Student

Profile America: Charlotte Ray, America’s First Black Female Law Student

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT Saturday, February 27 —  On this date in 1872, America’s third female law student was graduated. But this third was a first. Charlotte Ray was a freeborn African-American, and the first black woman to graduate law school. With her […]

by · February 27, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
Profile America: Car Insurance

Profile America: Car Insurance

CAR INSURANCE Car insurance is both required and a major item in the budget of many households. The idea of insuring cars against accidents began this month in 1898 when the Traveler’s Insurance Company issued a policy to Dr.Truman Martin […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Profile America
Profile America: National Engineers Week

Profile America: National Engineers Week

NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK Every time we use a phone, drive a car, watch TV, cross a bridge, or do myriad everyday activities, we are benefitting from the accumulated work of a most important, broad profession — engineering. To celebrate its […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Profile America
SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK

SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK

NEW ROUND OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO ENCOURAGE TOP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Incentive Program application is now available for high […]

What President Obama is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee | SCOTUSblog

What President Obama is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee | SCOTUSblog

What President Obama is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee: This week, in a guest post for SCOTUSblog, President Barack Obama offered some insight into what he’s looking for in a Supreme Court nominee. Here’s what he had to […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Op Ed
Profile America: Legal Tender

Profile America: Legal Tender

LEGAL TENDER Paper money has circulated in North America since 1690, when the Massachusetts Bay Colony issued some to paper over — so to speak — the shortage of coins. But these were just promissory notes from governing bodies. That […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Profile America
Coach’s Corner: The Keys To Success — Patience

Coach’s Corner: The Keys To Success — Patience

Coach’s Corner: “The Keys To Success” — Patience   In today’s Coach’s Corner, Coach Lynn lays out his keys to success for fathers eager to become the best dad they possibly can be… for a lifetime!   Coach Stevan Lynn is […]

by · February 23, 2016 · Coach's Corner, Video
Profile America: Wise Health Consumer Month

Profile America: Wise Health Consumer Month

WISE HEALTH CARE CONSUMER MONTH   The nation’s first college of pharmacy was founded in Philadelphia on this date in 1821, an appropriate anniversary to note that many healthcare organizations prescribe February as Wise Health Care Consumer Month. The “Rx” […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Julio Pabon | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Julio Pabon | Bronxnet TV

Julio Pabon — Bronx Not 4 Sale Julio Pabon — Bronx Not For Sale  On Twitter: @JulioPabonBX Campaign website: Julio Pabon For City Council Facebook: Julio Pabon In this nonpartisan special election Mr. Julio Pabon will be running on the independent Bronx Not For […]

Profile America: First Telephone Directory

Profile America: First Telephone Directory

FIRST TELEPHONE DIRECTORY   In the early days of the telephone, knowing who had one and what the number was quickly became a problem. The first telephone directory in the U.S. was published on this date in 1878 in New […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Profile America, Technology
Free Financial Counseling Available At Bronx Borough Hall

Free Financial Counseling Available At Bronx Borough Hall

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. is sponsoring free financial counseling at Bronx Borough Hall today through February 29.