Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Bronx DA: Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark, Community Leaders and Child Protection Experts Announce “No Hit Zone” Campaign in the Hub

Bronx DA: Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark, Community Leaders and Child Protection Experts Announce “No Hit Zone” Campaign in the Hub

BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK, COMMUNITY LEADERS AND CHILD PROTECTION EXPERTS ANNOUNCE “NO HIT ZONE” CAMPAIGN IN THE HUB   Aim is to Raise Awareness that Corporal Punishment is Top Risk for Child Abuse   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. […]

by · May 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 7, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? May 7, 2021

abindranath Tagore (1861) Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, artist, writer, and composer whose works reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His writings, which often exhibit rhythmic lyricism, colloquial language, and philosophical contemplation, received worldwide acclaim. He became Asia’s first Nobel laureate when he received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Knighted by the British government in 1915, Tagore resigned the honor four years later in protest of what? More…

by · May 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: May 7, 2021

Quote of the Day: May 7, 2021

Birth, n.: The first and direst of all disasters. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · May 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 7, 2021

Word of the Day: May 7, 2021

straggly Definition: (adjective) Spreading out in different directions. Synonyms: rambling, sprawling Usage: The gardener’s job was to tame the yard’s few straggly bushes and make them look neat and presentable for the party that evening. Discuss.

by · May 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAL CONFORTO!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAL CONFORTO!

Happy Birthday to our illustrious leader, founder and CEO, Sal Conforto! The big 78! HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAL!

by · May 4, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Press Release from the 2nd Infantry Division Association

Press Release from the 2nd Infantry Division Association

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Joint Statement from local Congress Member and Legislators abt Stringer’s Mayoral Campaign

Joint statement from Congress Member Adriano Espaillat, NYS Senator José M. Serrano, NYS Assembly Member Carmen De La Rosa, and NYC City Council Members Mark Levine and Diana Ayala: “We rescind our endorsement of Scott Stringer’s mayoral campaign.”

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? May 3, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? May 3, 2021

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul (1933) One of the original inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and one of the most influential entertainers of the 20th century, “Godfather of Soul” James Brown evolved a highly personal style that combined gospel and blues elements with a spectacular stage presence. During his five-decade career, “the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business” had numerous chart-topping singles and albums. What trademark feature of Brown’s stage shows was inspired by professional wrestler Gorgeous George? More…

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: May 3, 2021

Quote of the Day: May 3, 2021

I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I’ve never been able to believe it. I don’t believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk cabbage. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: May 3, 2021

Word of the Day: May 3, 2021

inequity Definition: (noun) Injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards. Synonyms: unfairness Usage: Even though I am older, my brother gets more allowance money than I do, and this inequity strains my relationship with my parents. Discuss.

by · May 3, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 30, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 30, 2021

Mary II of England (1662) Despite the conversion of her father, King James II, to Roman Catholicism, Mary was raised Protestant, a fact that would become important in her later life. In 1688, English nobles opposed to James’s pro-Catholic policies overthrew him and selected Mary and her husband, William of Orange, to rule in his place. Mary enjoyed great popularity as co-ruler of England, but her personal life was full of hardship. What were some of the major sources of unhappiness in her life? More…

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 30, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 30, 2021

Ah! how delicious it is to turn over and go to sleep again: “just for five minutes.” Is there any human being, I wonder, besides the hero of a Sunday-school “tale for boys,” who ever gets up willingly? Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 30, 2021

Word of the Day: April 30, 2021

sleight Definition: (noun) Adroitness in using the hands. Synonyms: dexterity Usage: Only through his unequaled sleight can the juggler manage to keep eight chainsaws safely aloft. Discuss.

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Statement from Bronx School Leaders on New Poll Showing Broad Public Support for Charter Schools Across NYC

STATEMENT FROM BRONX SCHOOL LEADERS ON NEW POLL SHOWING BROAD PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS ACROSS NYC   NEW POLLING DATA SHOWS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT AMONG DEMOCRATS IN THE BRONX AS WELL AS THROUGHOUT THE FIVE BOROUGHS   (THE BRONX) – […]

by · April 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Learning Starts with a Stable Home

Learning Starts with a Stable Home

The Home Room by Melissa Melkonian   Learning Starts with a Stable Home: How New York’s Excluded Worker Fund Can Benefit Bronx Families   Any educator will tell you that family supports, or a lack of them, can have a […]

by · April 29, 2021 · Bulletin Board