Whose Birthday Is It? October 19, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? October 19, 2018

Carlo Urbani (1956) In February 2003, Urbani, an Italian physician employed by the World Health Organization (WHO), was called to examine a man hospitalized in Hanoi, Vietnam, with what was initially thought to be the flu or pneumonia. Recognizing that […]

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Quote of the Day: October 19, 2018

Quote of the Day: October 19, 2018

There was no use in trying to emancipate a wife who had not the dimmest notion that she was not free. Edith Wharton (1862-1937)  

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Word of the Day: October 19, 2018

Word of the Day: October 19, 2018

disassociate Definition: (verb) Part; cease or break association with. Synonyms: disjoint, disunite, divorce Usage: She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out that the president had misappropriated funds. Discuss.  

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Garnes: Giants And Jets Previews For Sunday

Garnes: Giants And Jets Previews For Sunday

By Sam Garnes Editors Note: Sam Garnes is Offering insights of the Giants and Jets for The Bronx Chronicle. The former All-City safety with DeWitt Clinton High School and Bronx native had a successful NFL career at safety for the […]

by · October 19, 2018 · Sports
Freshmen Offer Future For Rams

Freshmen Offer Future For Rams

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jeff Neubauer begins his fourth year as head coach of the Fordham University basketball program and to say the least the first three have been a struggle. Thursday afternoon at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn […]

by · October 19, 2018 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? October 18, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? October 18, 2018

Pierre Trudeau (1919) As prime minister of Canada from 1968–79 and 1980–84, Trudeau advocated a strong federal government and took a determined stand against the Quebec separatist movement. Despite his opposition to Quebec’s independence, he supported Canadian sovereignty and secured […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: October 18, 2018

Quote of the Day: October 18, 2018

It is the same with man as with the tree … The more he seeketh to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do his roots struggle earthward, downward, into the dark and deep—into the evil. Friedrich Nietzsche […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: October 18, 2018

Word of the Day: October 18, 2018

do-gooder Definition: (noun) Someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms. Synonyms: humanitarian, improver Usage: A do-gooder to the core, she spends all of her free time and nearly all of her money helping the homeless. […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Mei-Ling McNamara. Credit: Center for New York City Affairs

Feet in Two Worlds Announces New Managing Editor

Mei-Ling Mcnamara, Fi2W’s New Managing Editor The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School and the staff at Feet in Two worlds are thrilled to welcome Mei-Ling McNamara to the editorial team. Mei-Ling is Assistant Professor of […]

Bronx Pres, Kips Bay BGC and Altice USA promote Internet for the Bronx

Bronx Pres, Kips Bay BGC and Altice USA promote Internet for the Bronx

Altice Advantage Internet Low-Cost Broadband Service Extended to Households with New York City Public School Children Altice USA Announces Broadband Service Expansion at Event at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. October […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board

Belmont And Yonkers Offer Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4

Belmont And Yonkers Offer Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4 On Oct. 13 The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino will partner to offer horseplayers a special all-stakes Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4 on Saturday, October 13. The […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK  STATEMENT ON DISPOSITION OF PEDRO HERNANDEZ CASES

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK STATEMENT ON DISPOSITION OF PEDRO HERNANDEZ CASES

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK STATEMENT ON DISPOSITION OF PEDRO HERNANDEZ CASES “Today we offered to dismiss the two cases against Pedro Hernandez. He has told the court he has been accepted by a college. Under the unique circumstances, the […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Canelo The Richest Athlete; New Face Of Boxing?

Canelo The Richest Athlete; New Face Of Boxing?

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Wednesday afternoon at Madison Square Garden the entire face of boxing changed with a fighter and the direction of televising the sport.   DAZN and Matchroom Boxing are the new home for Alvarez, the WBC Middleweight […]

by · October 18, 2018 · Sports
Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, State Senator Jose Serrano Jr. and newly elected Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner at Bronx Democratic County Committee.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, October 18

Whose Birthday Is It? October 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? October 17, 2018

Mae Carol Jemison (1956) Born in America at a time when being black and female were considered distinct disadvantages, particularly in the scientific community, Jemison nevertheless had big dreams and intense drive. She studied medicine and was a practicing physician […]

by · October 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board