Archive for June, 2021

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Frank X. Allkofer HONOREE PROFILE November 11, 2020 ISSUE: VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME Frank X. Allkofer Bio US Army Frank X. Allkofer is a proud veteran having served with the United States Army in Vietnam and is a member of […]

by · June 28, 2021 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Quote of the Day: June 28, 2021

Quote of the Day: June 28, 2021

Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter. Homer (900 BC-800 BC)

by · June 28, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 28, 2021

Word of the Day: June 28, 2021

munificent Definition: (adjective) Very liberal in giving; generous. Synonyms: lavish, unsparing, unstinting Usage: In recognition of this munificent patronage of the State’s languishing industries, the Governor commissioned him a colonel. Discuss.

by · June 28, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: Just As If

Matters of Faith: Just As If

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Leviticus 19:34 NKJV “The stranger who dwells among you shall be to you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I […]

by · June 27, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Junior Guzman-Feliz Promoted to Deputy Chief Posthumously

Junior Guzman-Feliz Promoted to Deputy Chief Posthumously

NYPD Promotes Junior Lesandro Guzman-Feliz to Explorer Deputy Chief Posthumously  By Robert Press   Exactly three years ago on June 20th, 2018 Junior Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was attacked in the corner store at Bathgate Avenue and East 183rd Street. He was […]

by · June 22, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Primary Day 2021 Update

100 PERCENT Primary Day 2021 Final Notes By Robert Press We told you what we thought who was going to win on primary day 2021, and we seem to be right on the money. It looks like a two way […]

by · June 22, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? June 22, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? June 22, 2021

Erich Maria Remarque (1898) Drafted into the German army at age 18, Remarque served in World War I and was wounded several times. From his experience of trench warfare, he drew a grimly realistic picture of the horror of battle in his first novel and masterpiece, All Quiet on the Western Front. It was an immediate international success, and Remarque went on to write several other novels. All Quiet on the Western Front was later burned by the Nazis, who guillotined which of his family members in 1943? More…

by · June 22, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 22, 2021

Quote of the Day: June 22, 2021

Very simple was my explanation, and plausible enough—as most wrong theories are! H.G. Wells (1866-1946)

by · June 22, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 22, 2021

Word of the Day: June 22, 2021

freebooter Definition: (noun) Someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war). Synonyms: looter, pillager, plunderer, raider Usage: He was a genial freebooter, living off the enemy, without fear or shame. Discuss.

by · June 22, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Daniel C. Cestaro Way

Daniel C. Cestaro Way

Daniel C. Cestaro Way By Robert Press   The corner of Morris Park Avenue and Hone Avenue by Side Street Sports is now Daniel C. Cestaro Way. Who was Daniel C. Cestaro, you might ask? Daniel was a husband, father, […]

by · June 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx LGBT Expo 2021

Bronx LGBT Expo 2021

The Bronx LGBT Expo 2021 – Celebrating the life and Legacy of Jose Ramon By Robert Press Thursday June 17th was the Celebration of the life and legacy of Jose Ramon Creator and founder of the Bronx LGBT Expo and […]

by · June 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Early Voting

Early Voting

Is Early Voting Working? By Robert Press This is the second year of Early Voting in New York, with figures coming in from the Board of Elections showing that the cost may outweigh the need for it. BOE daily tallies […]

by · June 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Bronx Business News You Can Use

Legislative Updates, New Grants, Events and Much More Please click View/Allow Images so you don’t miss a thing! The Friday Extra In this week’s video: We have special guest appearances from the Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island Chamber of Commerce […]

by · June 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board

The Home Room

The Home Room by Melissa Melkonian   American Dream Students are College Bound   Recently my school, the American Dream Charter School in the South Bronx, held a “college reveal” celebration for our graduating class.   American Dream’s nearly 60 […]

by · June 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Peace Plaza Concert

Peace Plaza Concert

Peace Plaza Concert By Just Nuts By Robert Press Saturday night an estimated one hundred and fifty people in the area surrounding the Peace Plaza War Memorial came to see a musical concert by ‘Just Nuts’ a famous Bronx band. […]

by · June 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board