Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Healthfirst Offers First Ride Free on Citi Bike Beginning on September 25th

Healthfirst Offers First Ride Free on Citi Bike Beginning on September 25th New Riders can use the promo code Healthfirst21 to redeem a Single Ride in the Lyft or Citi Bike app Citi Bike B-Roll and Photos NEW YORK, September […]

by · September 23, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced for 2018 Car Crash That Killed Pedestrian, Wounded Woman

BRONX MAN SENTENCED FOR 2018 CAR CRASH THAT KILLED PEDESTRIAN, WOUNDED WOMAN Defendant Was Convicted of Manslaughter and Assault             Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to three to nine years […]

Whose Birthday Is It? September 23, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? September 23, 2021

Suzanne Valadon (1865) After a fall from the trapeze ended her career as a circus acrobat, Valadon modeled for many of the major impressionists. Encouraged by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Edgar Degas, she began painting and became known for her intensely personal works, including landscapes, nudes, and portraits featuring vibrant colors with heavy black outlines. Valadon was the mother of painter Maurice Utrillo. Somewhat eccentric, she kept a goat at her studio, claiming that it served what practical purpose? More…

by · September 23, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 23, 2021

Quote of the Day: September 23, 2021

If people only made prudent marriages, what a stop to population there would be! William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)

by · September 23, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 23, 2021

Word of the Day: September 23, 2021

languorous Definition: (adjective) Lacking spirit or liveliness. Synonyms: lackadaisical, languid, dreamy Usage: The sun was low in the west, and the breeze soft and languorous that came up from the south, charged with the seductive odor of the sea. Discuss.

by · September 23, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Letters To The Editor

To The Editor: I wish that there was something that I could do or say that could improve what some people see as the poor relationship overall between women and men in our society.  Something that opened my eyes to […]

by · September 21, 2021 · Letter to the Editor
Al’s Article

Al’s Article

                                                                         By Al D’Angelo   Where is the unbiased media? It seems the media has chosen to become an arm of a political party. There was a time when investigative reporters worked to uncover the truth, Watergate is a […]

by · September 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
P.S. 110 & Phipps Neighborhoods Host Back to School Event in the Bronx

P.S. 110 & Phipps Neighborhoods Host Back to School Event in the Bronx

On Friday, September 10th, Phipps Neighborhoods and P.S. 110 hosted a Back to School Homecoming event at their campus, located at 580 Crotona Park South in the Bronx. Fun was had by all, with food support packages from FoodStream Network, […]

by · September 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2021

John Loudon McAdam (1756) McAdam was a Scottish engineer who invented a process called “macadamization.” After noting the poor condition of the highways near his estate, he recommended that roads be raised above the adjacent ground for good drainage and then covered, first with large stones then with small stones, and bound with fine gravel. It was perhaps the greatest advance in road construction since Roman times and became known as “tarmac,” short for “tarmacadam.” What was the first macadam road in North America? More…

by · September 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 21, 2021

Quote of the Day: September 21, 2021

Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator? Why has every man a conscience then? I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

by · September 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 21, 2021

Word of the Day: September 21, 2021

calumniate Definition: (verb) To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about. Synonyms: asperse, besmirch, defame, slander, smirch, denigrate, sully, smear Usage: Martha knew it was wrong to calumniate her former employer, but she was still so angry about being fired that she could not help herself. Discuss.

by · September 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board

NYSUT applauds Cuba-Rushford’s Carly Santangelo as New York State’s 2022 Teacher of the Year

NYSUT applauds Cuba-Rushford’s Carly Santangelo as New York State’s 2022 Teacher of the Year    ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 14, 2021 — New York State United Teachers today congratulated dedicated Cuba-Rushford Middle-High School teacher and Cuba-Rushford Teachers Association member Carly Santangelo on being named the 2022 New York State Teacher of the Year.     Santangelo — an agriculture teacher […]

by · September 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
SAFE Disposal Events are Back!

SAFE Disposal Events are Back!

SAFE Disposal Events are Back!   Events Give Residents Easy Way to Dispose of Potentially Harmful Household Items   *New in 2021 – Registration is Required*   The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced the fall 2021 SAFE […]

by · September 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Ridgewood Savings Bank Opens New State-of-the-Art Norwood Branch in The Bronx

Ridgewood Savings Bank Opens New State-of-the-Art Norwood Branch in The Bronx

RIDGEWOOD SAVINGS BANK OPENS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART NORWOOD BRANCH IN THE BRONX ‘A Big Day in Bank’s 100th Year’ and a Testimonial to Ridgewood’s Vitality and Flourishing Business Community in the North Bronx “We Continue to Make Possible the Realization of Hopes […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? September 20, 2021

Elizabeth Kenny (1880) After breaking her wrist as a young girl, Kenny developed an interest in medicine and eventually became a nurse. While treating polio victims in her native Australia, she devised a treatment using hot compresses and passive exercise that differed drastically from the usual approach of immobilization. Kenny later brought her controversial treatment to the US, where it was initially met with skepticism but was ultimately accepted. What actor attributes his recovery from polio to these treatments? More…

by · September 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board