Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

IDC: It’s time to put the brakes on predatory, subprime auto lending

IDC: It’s time to put the brakes on predatory, subprime auto lending

IDC: It’s time to put the brakes on predatory, subprime auto lending Senators Jeff Klein, Diane Savino & Jesse Hamilton introduce bills to stop New Yorkers from getting ripped off when buying used cars Albany, NY – Independent Democratic Conference […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
49th Precinct Community Council Meeting – March 28th

49th Precinct Community Council Meeting – March 28th

by · March 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Engel Reintroduces Palliative Care & Hospice Education and Training Act

Engel Reintroduces Palliative Care & Hospice Education and Training Act Washington D.C.— Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has reintroduced the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act. This bill would […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? March 27, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? March 27, 2017

Nathaniel Currier (1813) Before photojournalism rendered illustrations of the news obsolete, Currier printed more than 7,000 lithographs—prints made using a stone block etched with grease to reproduce drawings—that greatly increased the public demand for graphic images. With his partner James […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: March 27, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 27, 2017

Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 27, 2017

Word of the Day: March 27, 2017

Amulet Definition: (noun) An object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury. Synonyms: Talisman Usage: It was sorcery, magic of the worst kin, thought Buldeo, and he wondered whether the amulet round his neck would […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
A dead dolphin was seen in the Hutchinson River near Glover Field in Pelham, March 24, 2017. (Photo: Lohud.com)

Dolphin found dead in Hutchinson River

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice reported Sunday on “the discovery of a dead dolphin in the Hutchinson River near the Mount Vernon/Pelham border is bringing attention to the Mount Vernon sewer system.”   According to the Journal News, the dolphin was […]

DSNY Announces Major Expansion of NYC Organics Program

DSNY Announces Major Expansion of NYC Organics Program

DSNY Announces Major Expansion of NYC Organics Program By End of 2017, Curbside Collection of Food Scraps, Food-Soiled Paper and Yard Waste will Reach 3.3 Million City Residents Today, the New York City Department of Sanitation announced a major expansion […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT AND PROMOTING PROSTITUTION

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT AND PROMOTING PROSTITUTION

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley on ‘Empire State Kickback’ Included in Harmful Republican Health Care Repeal Bill

Chairman Crowley on ‘Empire State Kickback’ Included in Harmful Republican Health Care Repeal Bill (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Republican leaders included a provision in the GOP health care repeal […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Rest In Peace Joseph Pennaso

Rest In Peace Joseph Pennaso

Joseph Pennaso, Veteran advocate and friend of the community, will not be forgotten. Funeral services will be held at Dormi Funeral Home on Morris Park Avenue.

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senator Klein, joined by Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte, announced $100,000 in funding for the Rikers Island Prosecution Bureau

Senator Klein, joined by Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte, announced $100,000 in funding for the Rikers Island Prosecution Bureau

SENATOR KLEIN TOURS RIKERS ISLAND, VISITING THE BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S PROSECUTION UNIT & JAIL FACILITY THAT HOUSES ADOLESCENT MALES Senator Klein, joined by Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte, announced $100,000 in funding for the Rikers […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Mobile Computing

Profile America: Mobile Computing

Monday, March 27 — A triumph of mobile computing was achieved on this date in 1961.  A division of the Sperry Rand Corporation equipped a trailer truck to haul a UNIVAC I computer from New York City down to North Carolina […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Profile America
Quote of the Day: March 26, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 26, 2017

A woman’s heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · March 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 26, 2017

Word of the Day: March 26, 2017

Connoisseur Definition: (noun) A person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts. Synonyms: Cognoscente Usage: I brought the painting to the world’s best art connoisseur’s, and they all agreed that it was an authentic Picasso and would […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board