Archive for April, 2021

The Sanitation Foundation Launches First of Its Kind ‘Zero Waste Academy’

The Sanitation Foundation Launches First of Its Kind ‘Zero Waste Academy’

The Sanitation Foundation Launches First of Its Kind ‘Zero Waste Academy’ Free educational series designed to inform New Yorkers about waste and how to reduce it     The Sanitation Foundation, the official nonprofit of the New York City Department […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Struggling Restaurants Hit Hard by Sudden Increase in New York State’s Unemployment Insurance Rates

Small Business Owners Reporting Increases of Nearly 200%   ALBANY- New York State’s sudden change in unemployment insurance rates have imposed unanticipated financial burdens on an already struggling restaurant industry. Earlier this year, lawmakers passed legislation protecting businesses from rate increases due to […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Park Clean Up

Park Clean Up

Assemblywoman Fernandez Clean Up in Bronx Park East By Robert Press   Saturday Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez spearheaded a clean up of Bronx Park East which had volunteers go out with plastic bags and grabbers to pick up any trash and […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mayoral candidate Yang visits Westchester Square

Mayoral candidate Yang visits Westchester Square

Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Visits Westchester Square By Robert Press   Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang came to Westchester Square Friday to give out food bags, but wound up holding a press conference, then left after bringing some bags of food […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Nuclear Threat Returns

The nation has not seriously considered the possibility of engaging in competition with a nuclear-capable armed adversary in more than 25 years, warns Navy Adm. Charles “Chas” A. Richard, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command stated at a recent conference. […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Board of Election RCV Day 2

Bronx Board of Election RCV Day 2

Bronx Board of Elections Rank Choice Voting Count in the 11th and 15th City Council Districts By Robert Press Tables were set up at the Bronx Board of Elections for the Rank Choice Voting redistribution of votes if no candidate […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Paul C. Vendetti HONOREE PROFILE May 21, 2019 ISSUE: 2019 VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME Paul C. Vendetti US Navy | Seaman First Class Born in Elmira, New York in 1926, Paul C. “Digger” Vendetti joined the United States Navy in […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 20, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 20, 2021

Edward L. Beach, Jr. (1918) A highly decorated American naval officer and WWII veteran, Beach became the naval aide to the US president following the war. In his free time, he wrote. Drawing on his wartime experiences, Beach penned 13 books. His first and best-known published work, 1955’s Run Silent, Run Deep, was made into a film of the same name in 1958. In 1960, Beach commanded the first submerged circumnavigation aboard the USS Triton, an American nuclear-powered submarine unique for having two what? More…

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 20, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 20, 2021

The fallen angel becomes a malignant devil. Yet even that enemy of God and man had friends and associates in his desolation. Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 20, 2021

Word of the Day: April 20, 2021

environ Definition: (verb) Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle. Synonyms: border, surround, skirt, ring Usage: They are everywhere, above us, on our left, on our right; they environ us on all sides. Discuss.

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: Love the Stranger as You Love Yourself

Matters of Faith: Love the Stranger as You Love Yourself

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Leviticus 19:32-34 NKJV “You shall rise before the gray headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your God: I am the Lord. And if a stranger dwells with you in your […]

by · April 18, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement

Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY Assemblymember Charles Lavine 13th A.D. Chair, Judiciary Committee Room 831, Legislative Office Building Albany, NY 12248 518-455-5456 CONTACT: Assemblymember Charles Lavine LavineC@nyassembly.gov For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021   Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement On […]

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Official winner of the March 23rd Special elections

Official winner of the March 23rd Special elections

The Winners of the Special Election are finally Announced, and it is Off to The June Primary. By Robert Press   At the Board of Elections during Rank Choice Voting count, a worried Oswald Feliz pulled out a victory in […]

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Wave Hill Events Apr 22-Apr 29

Wave Hill Events Apr 22-Apr 29

Celebrate the Earth this week at Wave Hill! Certified forest therapists will take us on a reflective walk through the gardens and trails. Family Art Project will explore imagined landscapes through art. It’s the perfect chance to build a healthier relationship […]

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 16, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 16, 2021

Sir John Franklin (1786) Franklin was a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who also served as governor of Tasmania. He is best remembered for presiding over a doomed expedition in the 1840s to chart the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic. He and his crew fell prey to a host of ills, including starvation, disease, and lead poisoning. Of the entire expedition of nearly 130 men, not one is known to have survived. What evidence suggests that some of the crew members may have resorted to cannibalism? More…

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board