Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2017

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853) A Dutch physicist and professor at the University of Leiden, Onnes founded in 1884 a cryogenic laboratory that would become a renowned research center for low-temperature physics. He was the first to produce liquid helium, and […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 21, 2017

Quote of the Day: September 21, 2017

So the days pass, and I ask myself sometimes whether one is not hypnotized, as a child by a silver globe, by life, and whether this is living. Viginia Woolf (1882-1941)

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Joseph Crowley has not announced his position

Chairman Crowley Statement on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch

Chairman Crowley Statement on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after North Korea’s ballistic missile launch: “This launch is the latest in a series of actions that […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Partnerships Academy Workshop: NYC Street Resources

Partnerships Academy Workshop: NYC Street Resources

REGISTER HERE to attend NYC Street Tree Resources on Monday 10/2! This workshop is FREE to attend and dinner will be provided! Join us on Monday 10/2 from 6:30 – 8:30pm at Bushwick Inlet Park Building (Kent Ave & N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249). Did you know that there are over 220,000 […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the 6th anniversary of the end of the discriminatory “Don’t […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: FEMALE INMATE INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF FELLOW INMATES ON RIKERS ISLAND; CHARGED WITH 136 COUNTS

BRONX DA: FEMALE INMATE INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF FELLOW INMATES ON RIKERS ISLAND; CHARGED WITH 136 COUNTS

Cuomo: “Happy Rosh Hashanah”

Cuomo: “Happy Rosh Hashanah”

On Twitter, Governor Cuomo offered his “warmest wishes for a sweet New Year.” To all those celebrating #RoshHashanah, I send my warmest wishes for a sweet New Year. L’Shanah Tovah. pic.twitter.com/NXvqPUhU6v — Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) September 20, 2017

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Religion
Word of the Day: September 20, 2017

Word of the Day: September 20, 2017

Prophylactic Definition: (adjective) Acting to defend against or prevent something, especially disease; protective. Synonyms: Preventative Usage: The doctor prescribed a prophylactic antibiotic to the nervous patient.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 20, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? September 20, 2017

Maxwell Perkins (1884) After joining the publishing firm of Charles Scribner’s Sons, Perkins became an enormously well-regarded editor with a genius for recognizing and fostering new talent. Though best known for the intensive editorial work that shaped Thomas Wolfe’s sprawling […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 20, 2017

Quote of the Day: September 20, 2017

When we look back, the only things we cherish are those which in some way met our original want; the desire which formed in us in early youth, undirected, and of its own accord. Willa Cather (1873-1947)

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
DSNY Announces Promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to Four-Star Position; Chief Pardini is the Highest Ranking Uniformed Female in Department History

DSNY Announces Promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to Four-Star Position; Chief Pardini is the Highest Ranking Uniformed Female in Department History

DSNY Announces Promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to Four-Star Position; Chief Pardini is the Highest Ranking Uniformed Female in Department History Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia has announced the promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to a four-star chief as Director, Operations […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Public Advocate Tish James: Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Public Advocate Tish James: Happy Rosh Hashanah!

I want to wish everyone who is celebrating a happy and healthy New Year. Rosh Hashanah is a time to gather with family and friends, but it also marks the beginning of an important time to engage in self-reflection and […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
L’ Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah!

L’ Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah!

The Bronx Chronicle Wishes Our Readers a Sweet and Happy New Year In Celebration of Rosh Hashanah! L’Shanah Tovah!

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Religion
Bob Wolff to Receive Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Wolff to Receive Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award

BOB WOLFF TO RECEIVE VIN SCULLY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN SPORTS BROADCASTING; PBS NEWSHOUR ANCHORS JUDY WOODRUFF, GWEN IFILL TO RECEIVE CHARLES OSGOOD AWARD FROM WFUV RADIO ***Broadcasters to be honored on November 1st in New York City*** New York, […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
In New Letter, Chairman Crowley, Members of Congress Push State Department to Address Violence in Burma

In New Letter, Chairman Crowley, Members of Congress Push State Department to Address Violence in Burma

In New Letter, Chairman Crowley, Members of Congress Push State Department to Address Violence in Burma Members Urge Action on Refugee Crisis, Call for a Halt of U.S. Military Training (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board