Archive for September, 2019

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Profile America: First Federal Loan

On this date in 1787, the Constitutional Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia with the delegates accepting the document and sending it on to the states for ratification. Two years and one day later, the new U.S. government had to become […]

by · September 17, 2019 · Census, History, Profile America
State Senator Jamaal Bailey with staffers that are called 'The Bailey Bunch'.

Legislative Update by Bronx State Senators

Bronx State Senators Jamaal Bailey, Alessandra Biaggi, Gustavo Rivera, and Luis Sepulveda, Thursday night held a Legislative Update of what went on in Albany this year. Nine-hundred and thirty-five bills were passed in the 2019 legislative session. State Senator Gustavo […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Those who participated in the softball game.

Bronx Democratic County Picnic and Softball Game

 It was a cloudy Saturday morning similar to last years Bronx Democratic County Picnic where the softball game was cancelled due to rain. This year there was only clouds however and the picnic had many Bronx elected officials in attendance. […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Dr. Richard Collins Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Dr. Richard Collins has devoted more than 50 years of his life to helping others during their time of need. As a Captain in the United States Army Medical Corps […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Coppola: Let Them Pitch

Coppola: Let Them Pitch

By William Coppola- Contributing Sports Columnist Enough is enough with all this analytical stuff when it comes to pitch counts in professional baseball. Pitchers arms will not fall off if they pitch nine innings. Nolan Ryan, Steve Carlton, Jim Palmer and […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Sports
Seniors Workout Fun: City Parks Foundation Launch Free Senior Fitness Sessions In Bronx Parks

Seniors Workout Fun: City Parks Foundation Launch Free Senior Fitness Sessions In Bronx Parks

Summer is over  – no worries “swing into fall fitness” to maintain your perfect beach body. Across the boroughs, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Fall Sports Program for seniors this month. This Fall, 500 seniors in 26 neighborhood parks and recreation centers are […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of September 16, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of September 16, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of September 16, 2019 Monday, September 16, 2019 ADAJudgePart #Status Defendant Name Case Details Navia, J.Michael77Trial Raul Olmeda Charged with Rape in the third-degree, Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance and additional charges. […]

Whose Birthday Is It? September 16, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? September 16, 2019

Julia Drusilla (16 CE) Drusilla was the sister of the Roman Emperor Caligula, a man widely characterized as insane, autocratic, and cruel. Drusilla was reportedly her brother’s favorite sibling. During banquets at his residence, she consistently occupied the seat of honor normally reserved for the host’s wife and, perhaps because of this practice, was rumored to be Caligula’s lover. Upon Drusilla’s death, Caligula had the Roman Senate declare her “Diva Drusilla,” deifying her as a representation of what goddess? More…

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 16, 2019

Quote of the Day: September 16, 2019

Hope is a leaf-joy, which may be beaten out to a great extension, like gold. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) 

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 16, 2019

Word of the Day: September 16, 2019

turndown  Definition: (noun) The act of refusing an offer. Synonyms: nonacceptance Usage: The turndown was polite but very firm, leaving no doubt that Roger thought our salary proposal was insufficient. Discuss. 

by · September 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Unmarried and Single Americans Week 2017

Profile America: Unmatched

Monday, September 16th. Today is the second day of “National Unmarried and Single Americans Week.” The occasion notes that many who are unmarried do not identify with the word “single,” since they may be parents, have partners, or are widowed […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Census, Profile America
Profile America: Hispanic History Month

Profile America: Hispanic History Month

Sunday, September 15th. Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time to recognize the contributions and cultures of the nation’s fastest-growing population group. The idea started as a special week in 1968 and was expanded to […]

Matters of Faith: Stand for Something (Bigger than Yourself)

Matters of Faith: Stand for Something (Bigger than Yourself)

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Isaiah 7:9b ‭NIV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ The circumstances were intriguing; the encouragement profound. King Rezin of Aram and King Pekah, the son […]

by · September 15, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Pitching And Raji Davis; Mets Still Wild Card Hunting

Pitching And Raji Davis; Mets Still Wild Card Hunting

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor This was vintage Jacob deGrom Saturday night at Citi Field. It was also Seth Lugo and Justin Wilson out of the bullpen. And it was Rajai Davis, the veteran who came off the bench and […]

by · September 15, 2019 · Sports
All The Right Buttons For NYCFC

All The Right Buttons For NYCFC

By Carlos De Jesus IV- Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports The Bronx Blues displayed another level of versatility as they vanquished Mitias Almeyda’s San Jose Quakes 2-1 at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon. Despite going down one at the 20th minute, […]

by · September 14, 2019 · Sports