Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Nelson Cuevas was doing his thing and training the aspiring champions last week at the Mendez Boxing Gym in Manhattan, The Bronx native and resident was a warrior and always there over the years and […]

by · March 27, 2020 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? March 27, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? March 27, 2020

Nathaniel Currier (1813) Before photojournalism rendered illustrations of the news obsolete, Currier printed more than 7,000 lithographs—prints made using a stone block etched with grease to reproduce drawings—that greatly increased the public demand for graphic images. With his partner James Ives, he established outlets across the country, selling high-quality prints of disasters, landscapes, satirical subjects, and domestic scenes. Ives was neither a lithographer nor an artist, so why did Currier make him his partner? More…

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

Quote of the Day: March 27, 2020

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline. Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)

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

Word of the Day: March 27, 2020

taproom  Definition: (noun) A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter. Synonyms: bar, ginmill, saloon Usage: I go to a local taproom after work every Friday and unwind over a pint. Discuss.

by · March 27, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Some Local Banks go Drive Up – or by Appointment Only Banking

Some Local Banks go Drive Up – or by Appointment Only Banking

After checking many local East Bronx banks, the larger ones like Chase, TD Bank, and Citibank branches are keeping their lobbies closed for ‘By Appointment only’ or having drive up teller window only. This is being done to protect the […]

by · March 26, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor We look at the situation and sports are shut down. Sports, as much as we use as a diversion, is secondary at this point as the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis is here for the time being. […]

by · March 25, 2020 · Sports
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FreshDirect Partners with Borough Presidents to Roll Out “Operation 5-Borough Food Drive

FreshDirect, in partnership with all five of New York City’s Borough Presidents, Ruben Diaz Jr. from the Bronx, Gale Brewer from Manhattan, Eric Adams from Brooklyn, James Oddo from Staten Island and Sharon Lee from Queens, today announced the launch […]

Financial Focus: Coronavirus and what you should do for your financial health

Financial Focus: Coronavirus and what you should do for your financial health

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA In this sad state of affairs that we now see ourselves in because of the coronavirus, we will not comment on the health concerns, except to say, please be safe and careful. But while […]

Matter of Faith: Focus and Faith

Matter of Faith: Focus and Faith

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able […]

by · March 22, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
What We Are Missing In Sports

What We Are Missing In Sports

By William Coppola/ Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports As many of us sit at home and wait for this pandemic to pass, I begin to think about how different things have become. The temporary loss of basketball, hockey and baseball will be […]

by · March 21, 2020 · Sports
We Await Sports With Options And Stay Safe

We Await Sports With Options And Stay Safe

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Without sports there are some options as we continue to isolate in our homes. So the past week, in between some writing and dealing with the isolation, there are some good options to get your fix. […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Sports
“SUPERMAJORITY” OF NYC COUNCIL CALLS ON GOVERNOR CUOMO, MAYOR DE BLASIO TO DELAY TAX PAYMENTS TO HELP BUSINESSES COPE WITH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS, “SOCIAL DISTANCING”

“SUPERMAJORITY” OF NYC COUNCIL CALLS ON GOVERNOR CUOMO, MAYOR DE BLASIO TO DELAY TAX PAYMENTS TO HELP BUSINESSES COPE WITH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS, “SOCIAL DISTANCING”

https://www.change.org/p/mayor-bill-de-blasio-save-small-business-before-it-s-too-late?recruiter=946142795&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition “SUPERMAJORITY” OF NYC COUNCIL CALLS ON GOVERNOR CUOMO, MAYOR DE BLASIO TO DELAY TAX PAYMENTS TO HELP BUSINESSES COPE WITH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS, “SOCIAL DISTANCING” Request comes as Mayor de Blasio is Expected to Sign an Executive Order Limiting […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board

Councilman Ritchie Torres Announces he has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Councilman Ritchie Torres announces that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Torres has informed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson of this. Torres has isolated himself, and any councilman who came into contact with him will have to go into quarantine. Councilman […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized

New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship

This is a reminder that Senator Biaggi is participating in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship. The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislatorswill award four scholarships (two academic and two athletic) at this year’sItalian-American Day on May […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized
Whose Birthday Is It? March 19, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? March 19, 2020

William Jennings Bryan (1860) Despite being a dominant force in the US Democratic Party, Bryan lost three bids for the presidency. However, he helped secure the presidential nomination for Woodrow Wilson, under whom he became secretary of state. Bryan’s belief in neutrality led him to resign when it appeared that Wilson would enter the US into World War I. A devout Presbyterian, he later campaigned for Prohibition and, in 1925, died after exhausting himself prosecuting and finally winning what famous legal case? More…

by · March 19, 2020 · Bulletin Board