Archive for August, 2019

Assemblywoman Fernandez Presents $10,000 Checks to Three Community Organizations

Assemblywoman Fernandez Presents $10,000 Checks to Three Community Organizations

 Tuesday morning several members of three community organizations in the 80th Assembly District gathered at Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez’s office to receive checks of ten thousand dollars for their organizations. The community organisations that received the checks were the Pelham Parkway […]

by · August 20, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 20, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 20, 2019

Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779) Regarded as one of the founders of modern chemistry, Berzelius was a Swedish professor who achieved an immensely important series of innovations and discoveries. He developed chemistry’s modern system of symbols and formulas, prepared a remarkably precise table of atomic weights, analyzed numerous chemical compounds, and discovered the elements selenium, thorium, and cerium. He also introduced basic laboratory equipment that remains in use today.What common scientific terms did Berzelius coin? More…

by · August 20, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 20, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 20, 2019

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better:we find comfort somewhere. Jane Austen (1775-1817)

by · August 20, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 20, 2019

Word of the Day: August 20, 2019

avocation  Definition: (noun) An activity taken up in addition to one’s regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment. Synonyms: hobby, pursuit, sideline Usage: Garth had failed in the building business, which he had unfortunately added to his other avocations of surveyor, valuer, and agent. Discuss.

by · August 20, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Castle Hill Little League Sluggers Academy

Castle Hill Little League Sluggers Academy

THE CASTLE HILL LITTLE LEAGUE “LITTLE SLUGGERS ACADEMY” IS BACK!! The CHLL Little Sluggers Academy is a baseball introductory & fundamentals training program designed for kids ages 3 to 5 yrs old. FEE IS ONLY $60. Clinic sessions will begin […]

by · August 20, 2019 · Sports
District Leader John Perez, Community Activist George Alvarez, Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr., Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Event organizer Freddy Perez Jr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and his daughter.

Morrison Avenue Festival

The crowd was estimated to be at three thousand people at the Morrison Avenue Festival Saturday afternoon. It was non-stop music with a short rest for the musicians while the elected officials spoke.  The Morrison Avenue Music Festival was sponsored […]

by · August 19, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Jim Mahoney Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Jim Mahoney is a household name in the Northport community where he has distinguished himself as an outstanding veterans advocate, community leader and family man. Drafted in the 1950s into the […]

by · August 19, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Whose Birthday Is It? August 19, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 19, 2019

Madame du Barry (1743) Madame du Barry was the mistress of Louis XV. She was first the mistress of Jean du Barry, who introduced her into Parisian high society. Admired for her beauty, she joined Louis XV’s court in 1769 after a nominal marriage to Jean’s brother, a nobleman,qualified her to be Louis’s official royal mistress. Though she exercised little political influence, her unpopularity contributed to the decline of the prestige of the crown in the early 1770s. What happened to her during the French Revolution? More…

by · August 19, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 19, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 19, 2019

Where there is sorrow there is holy ground. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Discuss

by · August 19, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 19, 2019

Word of the Day: August 19, 2019

behemoth  Definition: (noun) Someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful. Synonyms: colossus, goliath, monster, giant Usage: Little Nick was surprisingly excited as the trainers lifted him onto the elephant, and he showed no fear as he rode the behemoth around the ring. Discuss. 

by · August 19, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Korea, China Issues Loom Large at ASEAN Meeting

Korea, China Issues Loom Large at ASEAN Meeting

As the Indo-Pacific region continues to face crises, national governments recently met to discuss peaceful approaches. ASEAN, the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (including Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) met […]

by · August 18, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Lose Your Faith

Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Lose Your Faith

By Dr. Rev. J. Loren Russell “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to […]

by · August 18, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Yankees Continue To Savage Umpires And It Needs To End

Yankees Continue To Savage Umpires And It Needs To End

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Aaron Boone called his Yankees “Savages” in the box last month after he argued balls and strikes with a rookie umpire. And for the third time in a month the savages were at it again […]

by · August 17, 2019 · Uncategorized
Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION WITH SENATOR BIAGGI!

END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION WITH SENATOR BIAGGI!

by · August 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board