Archive for December, 2018

Ralphie, NYC ACS Student; Senator Jamaal Bailey; Timmy, NYC ACS Student; Julie Fisher, NYC ACS Executive Director; Carol Santiago-DeJesus, Chair & President of NYC ACS Board of Trustees.

NYC AUTISM CHARTER SCHOOLS HOST THEIR ANNUAL PIANO RECITAL

On Friday, December 14, 2018 the NYC Autism Charter Schools hosted the annual Holiday Piano Recital in East Harlem with staff guiding their 40 students on the autism spectrum to perform a musical selection for family, friends and invited guests.   […]

by · December 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? December 19, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 19, 2018

Carter Godwin Woodson (1875) Born into a poor African-American family, Woodson had little formal schooling until he was in his late teens. Yet he went on to earn a PhD and become a prominent historian, author, and journalist. He devoted […]

by · December 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 19, 2018

Quote of the Day: December 19, 2018

One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived. Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527)  

by · December 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: December 19, 2018

Word of the Day: December 19, 2018

creaky Definition: (adjective) Worn and broken down by hard use. Synonyms: decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone Usage: There is a certain house within my familiar recollection…a rusty, crazy, creaky, dry-rotted, dingy, dark, and miserable old dungeon. Discuss.  

by · December 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Ramos to Mets and More To Come

Ramos to Mets and More To Come

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor You can argue that the Mets are a better team than they were in September. Another need was completed and made official Tuesday when Wilson Ramos signed on as the catcher. He is an upgrade […]

by · December 18, 2018 · Sports
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Anthony Casamento Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Anthony Casamento, having distinguished himself with uncommon valor and gallantry on the field of battle, earned a place among the elite veterans of New York State as a recipient of the […]

by · December 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Whose Birthday Is It? December 18, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 18, 2018

Sir Joseph John “J. J.” Thomson (1856) One of the founders of modern physics, Thomson helped revolutionize the knowledge of atomic structure. He is known primarily for his discovery of the electron and his investigation of its charge and mass, […]

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

Quote of the Day: December 18, 2018

Don’t tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish. Mark Twain (1835-1910)  

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

Word of the Day: December 18, 2018

tuneful Definition: (adjective) Having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune. Synonyms: melodious Usage: Melodic and tuneful, his songs made me weep. Discuss.  

by · December 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Christmas in the Bronx – Today at 4PM

Christmas in the Bronx – Today at 4PM

Bronx, NY – City Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr., along with Mr. Edward Cox, President of the New York State Republican Party and The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will celebrate Christmas in the Bronx by distributing free toys to […]

Rose Hill At Fordham To Host Tournament

Rose Hill At Fordham To Host Tournament

NEWS FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS Fordham to Host the Federation Basketball Tournament of Champions  Boys and Girls state titles to be decided in Rose Hill Gym from 2020-2022 After hosting the Catholic High School Catholic High School Athletic Association for decades, […]

by · December 17, 2018 · Sports
It’s no ‘Mystere’ why it’s so fun:

It’s no ‘Mystere’ why it’s so fun:

By Jason Gonzalez If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch a production of Cirque du Soleil, then you should. Their shows can be described as being part circus, part theatre, part opera and all Summer Olympics. Cirque du Soleil […]

by · December 17, 2018 · Entertainment
Whose Birthday Is It? December 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? December 17, 2018

Gabrielle-Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet (1706) The wife of a French marquis, du Châtelet defied convention in both her personal and professional life. She was a mathematician and physicist and wrote a number of scientific treatises as […]

by · December 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Negron: The First Lady Of The Yankees

Negron: The First Lady Of The Yankees

By Ray Negron This past week the Steinbrenner family and the baseball world lost one of its all time great ladies, Joan Steinbrenner. I have read some of the terrific things written for this great wife, mother and just overall […]

by · December 17, 2018 · Sports
Quote of the Day: December 17, 2018

Quote of the Day: December 17, 2018

It has been a bitter mortification for me to digest the conclusion that the ‘race is for the strong’ and that I shall probably do little more but be content to admire the strides others made in science. Charles Darwin […]

by · December 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board