Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Profile America: Deadly Flu Virus

Profile America: Deadly Flu Virus

Saturday, March 11 — One of the most devastating public health crises in history hit the U.S. on this date 99 years ago. The first cases of what was called “Spanish flu” were reported among soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas. Then […]

by · March 11, 2017 · Profile America
44th Precinct Council Meeting. Photo: Cary Goodman, 161st Street BID/MBSCC Inc.

Mid-Bronx Seniors Host 44th Precinct Community Council

  On Wednesday evening, MidBronx Senior Citizens Council and the 161st Street BID hosted the 44th precinct’s community council meeting. The public meeting was attended by a record-setting 90 residents along with Explorers, officers and the 44th Precinct commander. The meeting focused on […]

Council Member Andy King to Deliver State of the 12th District Address

Council Member Andy King to Deliver State of the 12th District Address

New York City Council Member Andy King (12th District/Bronx) will deliver the 2017 State of the 12th District Address on Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m., at North Bronx Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3743 Bronxwood Ave., Bronx, where he will […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Sign Up to Join ASL Volleyball League

Sign Up to Join ASL Volleyball League

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Sports
The East Bronx History Forum Hosting the Forum’s 6th Annual “Women in Bronx History”

The East Bronx History Forum Hosting the Forum’s 6th Annual “Women in Bronx History”

President Jimmy Carter proclaimed National Women’s History Week for March 8, 1980 and, President Trump has re-proclaimed March 2017 as Women’s History Month. The East Bronx History Forum is pleased to announce the Forum’s 6th Annual “Women in Bronx History” […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, History, Women
Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate Bills to combat hate against religious groups after uptick in threats against JCCs and anti-Muslim incidents receive overwhelming support Albany, NY — Members of the New York State Senate overwhelmingly […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law, Religion
Sign Up to join ASL Adult Basketball and Softball League!

Sign Up to join ASL Adult Basketball and Softball League!

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Sports
Profile America: First Telephone Call

Profile America: First Telephone Call

Friday, March 10 — For many Americans, trying to envision life without our various telephones would be like trying to live without indoor plumbing. The crucial utility is 141 years old today. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first, local, […]

Whose Birthday Is It? March 9, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? March 9, 2017

Vita Sackville-West (1892) Sackville-West was an aristocratic English writer and gardener who married the diplomat and author Harold Nicolson in 1913. Their complicated relationship is chronicled in Portrait of a Marriage, a biography inspired by her journals and written by […]

by · March 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting – March 14th

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting – March 14th

Quote of the Day: March 9, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 9, 2017

Compromise, n.: Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. Bierce Ambrose (1843-1914)

by · March 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 9, 2017

Word of the Day: March 9, 2017

Preclude Definition: (verb) Keep from happening or arising; make impossible.  Synonyms: Foreclose, Forestall, Prevent, Forbid Usage: Modesty precludes me from accepting the honor. 

by · March 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Strive to Succeed (STS) Sports Spring Programs

Strive to Succeed (STS) Sports Spring Programs

Ultimate Enrichment Afterschool Programs

Ultimate Enrichment Afterschool Programs

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice