Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Whose Birthday Is It? February 18, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 18, 2017

Yoko Ono (1933) Ono is a Japanese artist, musician, author, and peace activist best known for her marriage to John Lennon of the Beatles. She was raised in Japan and the US, where she started exploring conceptual and performance art. […]

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 18, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 18, 2017

I never reasoned on what I should do, but what I had done; as if my Reason had her eyes behind, and could only see backwards. Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 18, 2017

Word of the Day: February 18, 2017

Disputant Definition: (noun) One engaged in a dispute. Synonyms: Eristic, Controversialist Usage: Other tribes of the new federation took sides with the original disputants or set up petty revolutions of their own.

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board
New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels 30 organizations call on De Blasio to cut banks backing DAPL as 100+ rally at Stringer’s office urging divestment New York, NY — New Yorkers are […]

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Apply NOW for 2017-2019 Education Councils

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Bronx Chamber of Commerce Black Heritage Celebration Luncheon – February 24th

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Black Heritage Celebration Luncheon – February 24th

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
Senator Serrano Sponsors NY Senate Resolution Honoring the Life and Career of Robert Garcia

Senator Serrano Sponsors NY Senate Resolution Honoring the Life and Career of Robert Garcia

Senator Serrano Sponsors NY Senate Resolution Honoring the Life and Career of Robert Garcia Senator Serrano sponsored a resolution on the State Senate floor celebrating the life and career of former United States Representative Robert Garcia. Robert “Bob” Garcia passed […]

by · February 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Oh, Canada

Profile America: Oh, Canada

Saturday, February 18 — Although Canada has been self-governing since 1867, it wasn’t until this date just 90 years ago that the U.S. established formal diplomatic relations through recognition of a Canadian ambassador in Washington. Until that date, the Dominion of […]

by · February 18, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? February 17, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 17, 2017

Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh (1930) Born in London, Rendell became an author of murder mysteries and psychological thrillers in the 1960s. She has since published dozens of award-winning novels—many featuring her Chief Inspector Wexford—and has been recognized […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 17, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 17, 2017

Oh, the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called Man! Oh, the little that unhinges it: poor creatures that we are! Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · February 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 17, 2017

Word of the Day: February 17, 2017

Significative Definition: (adjective) Pointing out or revealing clarity. Synonyms: Indicatory, Revelatory, Suggestive, Indicative Usage: Her frantic movements were significative of fear.

by · February 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Vladimir Caamaño to Headline Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on February 22

Vladimir Caamaño to Headline Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on February 22

Bronx native is Dominican Dandy Vladimir Caamaño to Headline Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on February 22 Yonkers, New York – A comedy star of Dominican heritage from the Bronx named Vladimir (now that’s funny!) will headline the next […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley  Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley Delivers Weekly Democratic Address (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. Video and audio of the address can be downloaded here. Below is a full transcript of […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Government
Senator Serrano Honors the Life and Career of Congressman Robert Garcia

Senator Serrano Honors the Life and Career of Congressman Robert Garcia

Senator Serrano Honors the Life and Career of Congressman Robert Garcia Senator Serrano will sponsor a resolution on the State Senate floor celebrating the life and career of former United States Representative Robert Garcia. Robert “Bob” Garcia passed away on […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Thomas Malthus

Profile America: Thomas Malthus

Friday, February 17 —  This month — and some sources cite this date — is the 251st anniversary of the 1766 birth of Thomas Malthus in Dorking, England. Given that birthplace, he perhaps naturally became an economist, demographer and statistician. He’s […]

by · February 17, 2017 · History, Profile America