Mayor de Blasio speaking of the gains of what early childhood learning can do for students as they go through school.

Mayor de Blasio Announces Gains in State Test Scores

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza cam to PS 96 in the Bronx to announce gains in the last school year’s New York State test scores. The mayor said that it is the Pre K, and 3K programs […]

by · August 23, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 23, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 23, 2019

Gene Kelly (1912) Kelly was an American dancer, choreographer,actor, and movie director. After training at his mother’s dance school in Pittsburgh, he moved to New York in 1938 and danced in Broadway musicals. His athletic style later became a hallmark of the movie musical. His most famous performance came in Singin’ in the Rain, which he also helped choreograph and direct. His achievements earned him a special Academy Award in 1952.With what animated character did Kelly dance in Anchors Aweigh? More…

by · August 23, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 23, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 23, 2019

Trying to stop slanderers’ tongues is like trying to put gates to the open plain. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) 

by · August 23, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 23, 2019

Word of the Day: August 23, 2019

hideout  Definition: (noun) A place of shelter or concealment. Synonyms: den Usage: There are rumors that criminals once used this abandoned warehouse as a hideout, but they have never been confirmed. Discuss.

by · August 23, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Energized Mets Keep Going

Energized Mets Keep Going

By Rich Mancuso. Sports Editor After a long Thursday night at Citi Field that included two combined rain delays of three hours, the Mets continued their energy during this winning run since the all-star break. Manager Mickey Callaway said to […]

by · August 23, 2019 · Sports
Bronx DA: Last Of Defendants Sentenced For Vicious Gang Beating That Left Street Vendor In Coma

Bronx DA: Last Of Defendants Sentenced For Vicious Gang Beating That Left Street Vendor In Coma

LAST OF DEFENDANTS SENTENCED FOR VICIOUS GANG BEATING THAT LEFT STREET VENDOR IN COMA Six Men Attacked Victim Who Tried To Stop Them From Stealing      Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to eight years in prison and five years post-release supervision […]

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison For Robbing Former Co-Worker While Victim Was Held Hostage, Beaten

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison For Robbing Former Co-Worker While Victim Was Held Hostage, Beaten

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 11 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROBBING FORMER CO-WORKER WHILE VICTIM WAS HELD HOSTAGE, BEATEN Jury Found Defendant Guilty of Robbery and Grand Larceny           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has […]

Pelham Parkway down to two lanes as reconstruction of the Parkway between Eastchester and Williamsbridge Roads.

Pelham Parkway Construction Update

 At the intersection of Pelham Parkway North and Williamsbridge Road metal plates have been placed in the northbound Williamsbridge Road lanes, allowing for better movement of traffic.  Pelham Parkway however remains under construction between Eastchester Road and Williamsbridge Road. The parkway […]

by · August 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Whose Birthday Is It? August 22, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 22, 2019

Deng Xiaoping (1904) Deng was a Chinese revolutionary and government leader. A veteran of the Long March, he became deputy premier in 1952 and soon joined the Politburo Standing Committee.He was ousted and reinstated several times and at one point was assigned to work in a tractor factory. From the late 1970s until his death in 1997, he was China’s most powerful leader. He promoted a wide-reaching reform program that introduced free-enterprise elements into the economy. What was Deng’s famous saying about a cat? More…

by · August 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 22, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 22, 2019

As long as I know myself to be a coward I shall be unhappy. L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)

by · August 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 22, 2019

Word of the Day: August 22, 2019

galosh  Definition: (noun) A waterproof overshoe. Synonyms: arctic, rubber, gumshoe Usage: This rain is not going to stop any time soon, so you had better dig your galoshes out of the closet.Discuss.

by · August 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board
NYCFC Shutout And First Place Nears

NYCFC Shutout And First Place Nears

By Carlos Dejesus IV: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports NYCFC continued their climb of the MLS table Wednesday night with a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew. Always difficult to pin down on the narrow pitch of Yankee Stadium, the Pigeons […]

by · August 22, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
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Coppola: We Saw A Bunt In Mets Win

By William Coppola Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports What the heck is going on here in major league baseball? Don’t the New York Mets know that you can’t win games without hitting 457 foot home runs? Their amazing 5th walk-off began […]

by · August 22, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? August 21, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 21, 2019

Christopher Robin Milne (1920) Christopher Robin Milne was the son of author A.A. Milne. When Christopher was a young child, his father wrote poetry for him, which grew into the collections When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six. Later, Christopher and his toy animals were incorporated into stories about the adventures of the now-classic characters Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and Eeyore in Winnie-the-Pooh. How did Christopher feel about his name being used in his father’s stories? More…

by · August 21, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 21, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 21, 2019

The very essence of an instinct is that it is followed independently of reason. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

by · August 21, 2019 · Bulletin Board