Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley released the following statement after President Trump signed another travel ban designed to unilaterally restrict travelers and refugees from select […]

Red Monkey Theater Group Presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at Huntington Free Library – March12th

Red Monkey Theater Group Presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at Huntington Free Library – March12th

“If they were but a week married, they would talk themselves mad.” This month, our tour with Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING continues, and we’d like to highlight a couple of performances in particular that will support great causes: Sun, […]

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

Profile Registration: Josephine Cochrane, Inventive Society Lady

Profile Registration: Josephine Cochrane, Inventive Society Lady

Wednesday, March 8 — The inventor of the first practical automatic dishwasher was born on this date in 1839 and was perhaps an unlikely candidate for the distinction. Josephine Cochrane was a socialite, and devised the dishwasher out of some annoyance […]

by · March 8, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? March 5, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? March 5, 2017

Luther Burbank (1849) The 13th child of a Massachusetts farmer, Burbank received little formal education, yet he went on to become a groundbreaking horticulturist. Influenced by Charles Darwin’s writings, he began breeding plants at age 21. The rapid success of […]

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: March 7, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 7, 2017

It was the policy of the good old gentleman to make his children feel that home was the happiest place in the world; and I value this delicious home-feeling as one of the choicest gifts a parent can bestow. Washington […]

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 7, 2017

Word of the Day: March 7, 2017

Musette Definition: (noun) A small French bagpipe operated with a bellows and having a soft sound. Synonyms: Shepherd’s Pipe Usage: The young man was adept at the musette and would play it during celebrations.

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY

NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY

NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY The City of New York observed for the first time “Three-Fifth Clause Awareness Day on Sunday, March 5th” with a special program that took place at The Schomburg Center […]

Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members

Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members

SENATOR KLEIN HOLDS KNOW YOUR RIGHTS FORUM FOR IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members Bronx, NY — Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (D-Bronx) and Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-Bronx), joined […]

American Revolution & The Bronx: Friends of Pelham Bay Park Gun Hill Tavern lecture

American Revolution & The Bronx: Friends of Pelham Bay Park Gun Hill Tavern lecture

Please come out Thursday March 9th at 6pm and support our Friends pf Pelham Bay Park. The setting is perfect – A Bronx warehouse transformed into a restaurant/brewery/distillery -Sounds Revolutionary to me ! The Gun Hill Tavern is at 780 […]

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board, History
Profile America: Voter Registration

Profile America: Voter Registration

Tuesday, March 7 — The right to vote began to receive some supervision more than two centuries ago, when Massachusetts acted on this date in 1801 to register voters. At that time, the franchise was limited to men — usually those […]

Whose Birthday Is It? March 6, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? March 6, 2017

Louis Francis “Lou” Costello (1906) Costello was an American comedian who, along with Bud Abbott, formed the comedic duo of Abbott and Costello. From 1931 to 1957, Costello played a bumbling, cheery dimwit alongside Abbott’s “straight man” in various stage, […]

by · March 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: March 6, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 6, 2017

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things. Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)

by · March 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 6, 2017

Word of the Day: March 6, 2017

Worriment Definition: (noun) A difficulty that causes anxiety. Synonyms: Troublesomeness, Inconvenience Usage: To him, everything was a worriment, and his anxiety increased every day.

by · March 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senator Ruben Diaz announce the celebration of the 7th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York”

Senator Ruben Diaz announce the celebration of the 7th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York”

Senator Ruben Diaz announce the celebration of the 7th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York” Bronx, NY – Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with New York State Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Michael Blake, Victor Pichardo and City Council Member […]

by · March 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board