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Quote of the Day: June 20, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 20, 2018

Traveling is a fool’s paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)        

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Word of the Day: June 20, 2018

Word of the Day: June 20, 2018

debonair Definition: (adjective) Having a sophisticated charm. Synonyms: suave Usage: Like other girls she had her dreams of a possible Prince Charming, young and handsome and debonair.    

by · June 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 19, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 19, 2018

      Photo by Mike Yagoda

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Whose Birthday Is It? June 19, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? June 19, 2018

Wallis Simpson (1896) Simpson was an American socialite for whom English King Edward VIII voluntarily abdicated the throne. Their relationship caused a furor in England because the Church of England at the time did not allow people with living ex-spouses […]

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Quote of the Day: June 19, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 19, 2018

There is—though I do not know how there is or why there is—a sense of infinite peace and protection in the glittering hosts of heaven. H.G. Wells (1866-1946)    

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Word of the Day: June 19, 2018

Word of the Day: June 19, 2018

frugal Definition: (adjective) Practicing or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of money or the use of material resources. Synonyms: sparing, stinting, economical Usage: My frugal mother refused to buy me new clothing and instead dressed me in my […]

by · June 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Jacobi Hospital Summer Safety Event

Jacobi Hospital Summer Safety Event

by · June 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 14, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 14, 2018

  Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 14, 2018 · Photos
Whose Birthday Is It? June 14, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? June 14, 2018

Ernesto “Che” Guevara (1928) Guevara was a Latin American revolutionary who developed guerrilla warfare as a tool for revolution. Born in Argentina, Guevara traveled widely as a medical student and became convinced that only violent revolt would end the poverty […]

by · June 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 14, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 14, 2018

A man said to the universe: “Sir, I exist!” “However,” replied the universe, “That fact has not created in me a sense of obligation.” Stephen Crane (1871-1900)    

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Word of the Day: June 14, 2018

Word of the Day: June 14, 2018

incarcerate Definition: (verb) Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail. Synonyms: immure, imprison, jail, jug, put behind bars, remand, lag, put away Usage: It can cost huge sums to incarcerate a prisoner for a year.    

by · June 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 13, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 13, 2018

Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 13, 2018 · Photos
Whose Birthday Is It? June 13, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? June 13, 2018

Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon (1863) A leading British fashion designer of the Edwardian era, Gordon made less restrictive clothing for women that she sold in her own “Lucile, Ltd.” shops in London, Paris, Chicago, and New York. To promote […]

by · June 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 13, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 13, 2018

She might yet be able to help him to the building of the rainbow bridge that should connect the prose in us with the passion. Without it we are meaningless fragments, half monks, half beasts, unconnected arches that have never […]

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Word of the Day: June 13, 2018

Word of the Day: June 13, 2018

carrel Definition: (noun) A partially partitioned nook in or near the stacks in a library, used for private study. Synonyms: cubicle, stall Usage: There are too many distractions at home, so when I really need to study, I go to […]

by · June 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board