Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Quote of the Day: December 15, 2016

Quote of the Day: December 15, 2016

The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: December 15, 2016

Word of the Day: December 15, 2016

Sloven Definition: (noun) One who is habitually careless in personal appearance or work. Synonyms: Slob, Pig Usage: I could better eat with one who did not respect the truth or the laws than with a sloven and unpresentable person.

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Eovaldi: Washed up at 27 Years Old

Eovaldi: Washed up at 27 Years Old

By William Coppola On November 28th, the Yankees released Nathan Eovaldi, putting an end to his attempt, to be a starting pitcher in their five man rotation. Here is a guy, who can throw 98-100 for seven innings. He has […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Sports
Statement by Senator Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión

Statement by Senator Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión

Statement by Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión December 12, 2016 Statement by Senator Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión […]

Councilman Andy King

NYC Council Member Andy King Expresses Satisfaction January Date Set For Departmental Trial for NYPD Officer Richard Haste

NYC Council Member Andy King Expresses Satisfaction January Date Set For Departmental Trial for NYPD Officer Richard Haste In Ramarley Graham Shooting “While I am extremely grateful that a date has been set for the departmental trial of Officer Richard […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. on “Transit for All” Metrocard Campaign

TESTIMONY OF BX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE:”Transit For All”MetroCard Campaign December 13, 2016 Good evening. I testify here today in opposition to the proposed four percent fare hike the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has proposed for MetroCard users […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Calls on New York to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Calls on New York to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio calls on New York to divest from fossil fuels Day before New Yorkers take action, as global commitments surpass $5 trillion in assets, DiCaprio urges New York to divest New York, NY — Just one day before […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment
Profile America: First Life Insurance Policy

Profile America: First Life Insurance Policy

Thursday, December 15 — America’s first life insurance policy issued by a general insurance company was issued on this date in 1794 in Philadelphia. The Insurance Company of North America was organized two years earlier, with a capital of $600,000. But […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? December 14, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? December 14, 2016

Daniel De Leon (1852) A newspaper editor, De Leon joined the Socialist Labor Party in the US in 1890 and soon became one of its leaders. He led a radical faction that seceded from the Knights of Labor in 1895 […]

by · December 14, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 14, 2016

Quote of the Day: December 14, 2016

Consequences are unpitying. Our deeds carry their terrible consequences, quite apart from any fluctuations that went before—consequences that are hardly ever confined to ourselves. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · December 14, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day – December 14, 2016

Word of the Day – December 14, 2016

Abase Definition: (verb) Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of. Synonyms: Chagrin, Humiliate, Humble, Mortify Usage: Today she overwhelmed me with shrill reproaches, and abased me to the level of a hearth-brush.

by · December 14, 2016 · Bulletin Board

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS HITS THE STREETS TO REMIND EMPLOYERS OF MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS HITS THE STREETS TO REMIND EMPLOYERS OF MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE On Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas, representatives from the Commission Human Rights Commission (CCHR) and Small […]

by · December 14, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Photo credit: Mentoring in Medicine

NYC Mentoring In Medicine Health & Science Expo, December 17

Over 2,000 students, parents and educators with 100 health and science professionals are expected to attend on Saturday, December 17, 8AM to 3:30PM, at Frederick Douglass Academy I, 2581 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (between 148th and 150th) in Manhattan. […]

City and State NY Honors the Bronx Power 50

City and State NY Honors the Bronx Power 50

The influential City & State magazine will complete its Borough 50 Series with a final stop in the Boogie Down Bronx. The Borough 50 Series ranks the most powerful community leaders from each borough in a special print issue of City […]

Bronx DA: NYPD Deputy Inspector Indicted for Sexual Abuse

Bronx DA: NYPD Deputy Inspector Indicted for Sexual Abuse