Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Borough Presidents Make 11th Hour Push for Home Stability Support as Budget Deadline Looms

Borough Presidents Make 11th Hour Push for Home Stability Support as Budget Deadline Looms

   Borough Presidents Make 11th Hour Push for Home Stability Support as Budget Deadline Looms City’s four Democratic borough presidents – Eric Adams of Brooklyn, Gale Brewer of Manhattan, Ruben Diaz, Jr. of the Bronx, and Melinda Katz of Queens […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senator Klein Announces New College Affordability Plan to Cut College Costs

Senator Klein Announces New College Affordability Plan to Cut College Costs

Joined by local college presidents, officials and students, Senator Jeff Klein recently released a report analyzing the significant financial burden that post-secondary education has on New York families called, “Cutting College Costs: The IDC Plan to Make Higher Education Attainable […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION On Thursday, March 23, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Women’s History Month Celebration at Manhattan College’s Kelly Commons Building in Riverdale. “We cannot minimize the important […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? April 2, 2017

Emile Francois Zola (1840) Zola was the founder of French naturalism, a literary school that maintained that novel-writing should be scientific, appraising reality in terms of natural forces such as heredity or environment. Inspired by his readings in sociology and […]

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

Word of the Day: April 2, 2017

Appurtenance Definition: (noun) Equipment, such as clothing, tools, or instruments, used for a specific purpose or task. Synonyms: Paraphernalia, Gear Usage: He had half expected that she would drive up to the side door in a hansom would wear a […]

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

Quote of the Day: April 2, 2017

Wit is educated insolence. Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC)

by · April 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx was home to record $3.2 billion, 14.2 million sq. ft. of development in 2016

The Bronx was home to record $3.2 billion, 14.2 million sq. ft. of development in 2016

BP DIAZ RELEASES ‘BRONX ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT’ The Bronx was home to record $3.2 billion, 14.2 million sq. ft. of development in 2016 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his “Bronx Annual Development Report” this morning at a development […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
News from the 60th Anniversary of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

News from the 60th Anniversary of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

SALSA SUPERSTAR GILBERTO SANTA ROSA, OLYMPIC-GOLD MEDALIST MÓNICA PUIG, THE TOWN OF HORMIGUEROS, NORTHEAST OHIO AND MORE AT THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE    2017 NPRDP Scholarship Program Breaks Record for Dollars Awarded Monday, March […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
$39 Million in Water, Sewer and Street Upgrades Underway in Norwood

$39 Million in Water, Sewer and Street Upgrades Underway in Norwood

$39 Million in Water, Sewer and Street Upgrades Underway in Norwood  Project managed by Bronx Resident Ketty Paulino  (Bronx, NY – March 28, 2017) A $39 million infrastructure project in the Norwood community will soon replace century-old cast iron water mains […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 3,2017

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 3,2017

April Calendar for Poe Park Visitor Center

April Calendar for Poe Park Visitor Center

by · April 2, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
The Seattle-based Starbucks coffee shop first opened in 1971.

Profile America : Getting In The Coffee Habit

Sunday, April 2 — Sometimes, tastes seem to go in great cycles. For example, in 19th century America, local coffeehouses, which roasted their own beans, ruled. Then, in 1900, Hills Brothers started packing roasted, ground coffee in vacuum tins. In the […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Business, Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? April 1, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? April 1, 2017

Lon Chaney (1883) Chaney was an American silent-film actor. Born to parents who were both deaf and mute, he learned to express himself through pantomime at an early age. He moved to Hollywood in 1912 and became one of the […]

by · April 1, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 1, 2017

Quote of the Day: April 1, 2017

Virtue is insufficient temptation. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

by · April 1, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 1, 2017

Word of the Day: April 1, 2017

Jurisprudence Definition: (noun) The philosophy or science of law. Synonyms: Legal philosophy, Law Usage: Because he hoped to one day run for office, he decided to delve into the study of jurisprudence.

by · April 1, 2017 · Bulletin Board