Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 19, 2021

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 19, 2021

Cases of Interest for the Week of July 19, 2021 *Appearances/Proceedings May Be Virtual*   Monday, July 19, 2021 NO CASES OF INTEREST Check website for updates.   Tuesday, July 20, 2021 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details […]

by · July 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Fatally Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Fatally Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 16 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FATALLY BEATING TWO-YEAR-OLD BOY Defendant Pleaded Guilty to First-Degree Manslaughter   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison […]

by · July 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced for 2018 Shooting in Longwood That Left One Man Dead; Two Bystanders Wounded

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced for 2018 Shooting in Longwood That Left One Man Dead; Two Bystanders Wounded

BRONX MAN SENTENCED FOR 2018 SHOOTING IN LONGWOOD THAT LEFT ONE MAN DEAD; TWO BYSTANDERS WOUNDED Defendant Pleaded Guilty to First-Degree Manslaughter             Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 18 […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2021

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872) Amundsen was a Norwegian polar explorer who led the first expeditions to traverse the Northwest Passage and to reach the South Pole. Turning to air exploration, in 1926 he and Umberto Nobile succeeded in flying over the North Pole and unexplored regions of the Arctic Ocean in a dirigible built and piloted by Nobile. A bitter controversy followed with Nobile as to the credit for the success. Yet in 1928, when Nobile crashed a different dirigible, Amundsen launched a rescue mission. What happened? More…

by · July 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 16, 2021

Quote of the Day: July 16, 2021

Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can? Let every one mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

by · July 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 16, 2021

Word of the Day: July 16, 2021

flippant Definition: (adjective) Marked by disrespectful levity or casualness. Synonyms: frivolous, irreverent, saucy, glib, pert, impertinent, impudent Usage: When a sensible woman has a serious question put to her, and evades it by a flippant answer, it is a sure sign, in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, that she has something to conceal. Discuss.

by · July 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark Announces Office’s First-Ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Bronx DA: Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark Announces Office’s First-Ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY DARCEL D. CLARK ANNOUNCES OFFICE’S  FIRST-EVER CHIEF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION OFFICER Valerie Kennedy Appointed to Role   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced the appointment of the first-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer […]

by · July 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To The Editor: It is my opinion that the least talked-about major social problem that we have in our country is “LONELINESS.”  I believe that it was Henry David Thoreau who said that most people “lead lives of quiet desperation.”  […]

by · July 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board

My Second Life-Changing “Story”

My first life-changing “story” occurred in 1969.  My second one occured in 2020-2021. I never thought that something like this would happen to me in my seniors years…but it did. When I was in high school in 1968, I had […]

by · July 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 13, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? July 13, 2021

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608) When Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III ascended the throne, the Thirty Years’ War had been raging for 20 years. After his accession, the war took a disastrous turn. Though he prohibited religious freedom in his own domains, he compromised with Europe’s Protestant powers and agreed to the Peace of Westphalia. The treaty ended 30 years of religious strife in central Europe but greatly reduced the central power of the Holy Roman Empire. Despite the war, Ferdinand made time to pursue what pastime? More…

by · July 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 13, 2021

Quote of the Day: July 13, 2021

It is a hopeless endeavor to attract people to a theater unless they can be first brought to believe that they will never get into it. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · July 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 13, 2021

Word of the Day: July 13, 2021

pervade Definition: (verb) Spread or diffuse through. Synonyms: imbue, permeate, riddle, penetrate Usage: Yet amid all these varieties and incongruities, there is a common meaning or spirit which pervades his writings. Discuss.

by · July 13, 2021 · Bulletin Board

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Here – Shop 100+ New Brands This Year

We’re excited to share our Nordstrom Anniversary Sale preview site launched today on Nordstrom.com! Anniversary Sale is our biggest and most popular sale of the year, featuring brand-new arrivals from the best brands on sale for women, men, children and the home—including apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty, and active.     This year, Anniversary Sale runs from […]

by · July 9, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Four Defendants Indicted for Sex Trafficking of Two Teen Girls and an 18-Year-Old Woman in the Bronx

Bronx DA: Four Defendants Indicted for Sex Trafficking of Two Teen Girls and an 18-Year-Old Woman in the Bronx

FOUR DEFENDANTS INDICTED FOR SEX TRAFFICKING OF TWO TEEN GIRLS AND AN 18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN THE BRONX Defendant Coerced Victims Using Violence and Drugs             Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that three Bronx men and a woman […]

by · July 9, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York Announces Retirement of Executive Director Susan M. Dooha and the Appointment of Dr. Sharon M. McLennon-Wier as CIDNY’s New Executive Director

Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York Announces Retirement of Executive Director Susan M. Dooha and the Appointment of Dr. Sharon M. McLennon-Wier as CIDNY’s New Executive Director New York, NY, July 06, 2021 – The Center for Independence […]

by · July 9, 2021 · Bulletin Board