Articles by: Sal Conforto

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 8, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 8, 2018

  Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 8, 2018 · Photos
Whose Birthday Is It? June 8, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? June 8, 2018

Suharto (1921) Suharto was a relatively unknown army chief in 1965, when he crushed an alleged coup with a ruthless purge of communists and leftists throughout Indonesia that left as many as 1,000,000 dead. In 1967, he replaced the deposed […]

by · June 8, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 8, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 8, 2018

Life altogether is but a crumbling ruin when we turn to look behind. Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)    

by · June 8, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 8, 2018

Word of the Day: June 8, 2018

unbending Definition: (adjective) Incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances. Synonyms: rigid, inflexible Usage: Indeed there may be generally observed in him an unbending, unyielding, brass-bound air, as if he were himself the bassoon of the human orchestra.  

by · June 8, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 7, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 7, 2018

  Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 7, 2018 · Photos
Whose Birthday Is It? June 7, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? June 7, 2018

Sylvanus Griswold Morley (1883) Morley was an American archaeologist who studied pre-Columbian Maya civilization throughout Central America, including at Copán, Honduras, Petén, Guatemala, and Chichén Itzá, Mexico. Though his archaeological work was widely recognized during his lifetime, it was only […]

by · June 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 7, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 7, 2018

It is easy to find fault, if one has that disposition. There was once a man who, not being able to find any other fault with his coal, complained that there were too many prehistoric toads in it. Mark Twain […]

by · June 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 7, 2018

Word of the Day: June 7, 2018

viviparous Definition: (adjective) Zoology Giving birth to living offspring that develop within the mother’s body. Most mammals and some other animals are viviparous. Synonyms: live-bearing Usage: Viviparous offspring live independently and require an external food supply from birth.

by · June 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Tipping – Op Ed

Tipping – Op Ed

By: Tezra Bryant   I love New York City restaurants and have dedicated my career to becoming an industry professional. For the past two decades I’ve worked as a server at restaurants around the city and am currently employed at a […]

by · June 6, 2018 · Op Ed
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 6, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 6, 2018

  Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Whose Birthday Is It? June 6, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? June 6, 2018

William Thomas Cosgrave (1880) Cosgrave was the first prime minister of the Irish Free State, which was created following a 1921 treaty with Britain. Serving from 1922 to 1932, he was able to maintain a democratic government despite several crises […]

by · June 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 6, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 6, 2018

Men come and go as leaves year by year upon the trees. Those of autumn the wind sheds upon the ground, but when spring returns the forest buds forth with fresh vines. Homer (900 BC-800 BC)

by · June 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 6, 2018

Word of the Day: June 6, 2018

Word of the Day   saboteur Definition: (noun) Someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks. Synonyms: diversionist, wrecker Usage: The saboteurs planned to bomb several buses and office buildings in the city.

by · June 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Council Member Ritchie Torres: We Need More Tenant Protections After Another Cold Winter

Council Member Ritchie Torres: We Need More Tenant Protections After Another Cold Winter

  573 East Fordham Road,  Bronx, NY 10458 Phone: 718-842-8100 We Need More Tenant Protections After Another Cold Winter!     Turning Up the Heat in the Winter Months     Yesterday, alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Council […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE ANNOUNCES 100 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS IN 2018

NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE ANNOUNCES 100 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS IN 2018

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) Board of Directors announces the 100 scholarship recipients for this year. The names of the selected scholarship recipients can be found on the Parade website, NPRDPinc.org. For a second consecutive year, the Parade will […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board