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Profile America: Powers of Ten

Profile America: Powers of Ten

Friday, July 6th. The Constitution of the United States, ratified in 1788, made this nation the first in the world to conduct a census of population on a regular basis, based on 10-year intervals. Units of 10 had an earlier […]

by · July 6, 2018 · History, News, Profile America
Mexico's President-elect  Andrés Manuel López Obrador casts his vote in the July 1, 2018 election. (Credit: lopezobrador.org.mx/)

Vernuccio’s View: Growing Danger From Mexico

Leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known also by the nickname AMLO, will be the next president of Mexico. He believes that “All have the right to immigrate to the United States.” His approximately 53% victory was facilitated by votes […]

Letter to the Editor: A New Study from the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC)

Letter to the Editor: A New Study from the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC)

To the editor, Tough times call for creative thinking and innovative solutions at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). Thankfully, a new study from the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) spotlights a path forward for NYCHA and its […]

WYSK: A Gross Example of What Fake News Looks Like

WYSK: A Gross Example of What Fake News Looks Like

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: A Gross Example of What  Fake News  Looks Like By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz   You should know that recently I personally experienced a case of  “Fake News.”   As you know my dear reader, I […]

Matters of Faith: Seek Justice!

Matters of Faith: Seek Justice!

Justice makes room for forgiveness; revenge does not.

by · July 1, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Reuters
Vernuccio’s View: Sweden Responds to Russian Threat

Vernuccio’s View: Sweden Responds to Russian Threat

Sweden, long associated with nonalignment in the Cold War, a peaceful foreign policy, and an armed forces that had come rather close to being barely existent, is taking a dramatic turn. Faced with Vladimir Putin’s expansionist goals, aggressive actions, and […]

by · June 29, 2018 · News, Vernuccio's View
The Lincoln Highway, The Great American Road Trip

Getting up to Speed

Friday, June 29th. On this date in 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a bill establishing the Interstate Highway System, originally of 41,000 miles. Today, it’s nearly 47,000 miles, the world’s longest single system. The original estimated cost of the interstate […]

Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Twitter)

WYSK: FBI INVESTIGATES MAYOR CARMEN YULIN CRUZ OF SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

News reports say San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, and her administration are under investigation by the FBI for corruption.

by · June 25, 2018 · News, What You Should Know
Defense Spending Bill Acknowledges Major Threats

Defense Spending Bill Acknowledges Major Threats

The United States has never faced a collection of opponents more dangerous than that of the Russian-Chinese Axis. Despite that, as Moscow and Beijing have dramatically upgraded their armed forces and engaged in aggressive acts, Washington depleted the nation’s armed […]

by · June 24, 2018 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: Take off the Mask!

Matters of Faith: Take off the Mask!

She played her character so well that even when she took off the mask, people would see her on the street and call her ”Erica ” while hurling insults and other lewd remarks.

by · June 24, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Today, many Americans prefer their coffee decaffeinated.

Profile America: Decaf Coffee

Saturday, June 23rd. Through the centuries of coffee’s popularity, if someone ordered the beverage, there was no question about what kind. Today, many Americans prefer their coffee decaffeinated. That option dates to early in the last century, thanks to Ludwig […]

by · June 23, 2018 · History, Profile America
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 22, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 22, 2018

by · June 22, 2018 · Photos
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 21, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 21, 2018

  Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 21, 2018 · Photos
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 20, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 20, 2018

  Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · June 20, 2018 · Photos
Profile America: Thrill Rides

Profile America: Thrill Rides

Wednesday, June 20th. With summer and school vacation almost here, children will be urging their parents to take them to the nearest amusement park. Among the most popular features of these parks are ever more thrilling roller coasters, which trace […]