Mr. Uddin receives his citation from Councilman Diaz Sr.

Giash Uddin Celebration of 38 Years in the USA

Mr. Giash Uddin is known as the Mayor of Starling Avenue in the Bronx Bangladeshi community of  Parkchester. He immigrated to the United States thirty-eight years ago. Sunday night Giash Uddin celebrated those thirty-eight years with family, friends, and a […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Restaurant Owner Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Fatally Shooting Man Outside Bronx Establishment

Bronx DA: Restaurant Owner Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Fatally Shooting Man Outside Bronx Establishment

RESTAURANT OWNER SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FATALLY SHOOTING MAN OUTSIDE BRONX ESTABLISHMENT Defendant Convicted of Killing Former Employee’s Husband in Money Dispute           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Westchester man has been sentenced to […]

Whose Birthday Is It? January 28, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? January 28, 2020

Arthur Rubinstein (1887) Rubinstein was a Polish-American pianist whose enormous popularity spanned many decades. He debuted in 1900 and performed with moderate success until the 1930s, when he stopped performing for five years to improve his technique and reemerged as a giant of 20th-century music, active into his 80s. In the US, he was equally noted as soloist and chamber musician. His repertoire ranged from Bach to 20th-century Spanish composers, but he was particularly noted for his interpretation of what composer? More…

by · January 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 28, 2020

Quote of the Day: January 28, 2020

There’s none so blind as they that won’t see. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

by · January 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 28, 2020

Word of the Day: January 28, 2020

corpulent  Definition: (adjective) Bulky of body; portly. Synonyms: rotund Usage: In his later years, the once-svelte cat took on a more corpulent frame as his mobility decreased. Discuss.

by · January 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board
JON MATLACK, RON DARLING AND EDGARDO ALFONZO TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE METS HALL OF FAME

JON MATLACK, RON DARLING AND EDGARDO ALFONZO TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE METS HALL OF FAME

AL JACKSON TO RECEIVE THE METS HOF ACHEVEMENT AWARD The New York Mets today announced that LHP Jon Matlack, RHP Ron Darling and infielder Edgardo Alfonzo will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame on Sunday, May 17 prior […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Sports
National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week

With Soaring Parent Demand in The Bronx, Families Have More High-Quality School Options Than Ever Before Public charter Schools from across the Bronx today celebrate the start of “National School Choice Week” – an annual nationwide event to shine a […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Education News, News
Kobie Bryant And How We Cope

Kobie Bryant And How We Cope

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor There are reflections, tributes, and the tears.  Kobie Bryant was definitely an icon and you don’t have to be a sports or NBA fan to realize what is going on here. Kobie Bryant had an […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Sports
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Pastor Toro, Jr. | NY State Senate Pastor Toro Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2006 After graduating from Aviation High School in 1967, Pastor Toro, Jr., enlisted in the United States Marines and served a tour of duty in […]

by · January 27, 2020 · Veterans
Whose Birthday Is It? January 27, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? January 27, 2020

Donna Reed (1921) Reed was an American film and television actress. In 1946, she starred in Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life, playing Mary Bailey—the wife of James Stewart’s character, George Bailey. She went on to win the 1953 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in From Here to Eternity and later received a Golden Globe for Best Female TV Star for her performance as Donna Stone in The Donna Reed Show. Why did Reed once sue the producers of the TV show Dallas? More…

by · January 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 27, 2020

Quote of the Day: January 27, 2020

All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936) 

by · January 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 27, 2020

Word of the Day: January 27, 2020

appellation  Definition: (noun) Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others. Synonyms: designation, denomination Usage: When the adventurers … met, in the center of the forests, immense plains, covered with rich verdure or rank grasses, they naturally gave them the appellation of meadows. Discuss.

by · January 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: Keep Your Head Up

Matters of Faith: Keep Your Head Up

By Rev. J. LorenRussell “For you shall expand to the right and to the left, and your descendants will inherit the nations, and make the desolate cities inhabited. “No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises […]

by · January 27, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Danny Garcia Back In The Mix

Danny Garcia Back In The Mix

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Photo: Amanda Westcott/ Showtime  Danny Garcia hopes to be fighting more this year and the Two-division world champion scored a dominant unanimous decision over Ivan “El Terrible” Redkach Saturday night at the Barclays Center in […]

by · January 26, 2020 · Sports
Eli Manning Always A Giant

Eli Manning Always A Giant

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Eii Manning said goodbye to the Giants and the NFL Friday morning. He leaves with that legacy as one of those iconic New York sports icons with two Super Bowl championships. The distinction over all […]

by · January 24, 2020 · Sports