Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Quote of the Day: November 22, 2016

Quote of the Day: November 22, 2016

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives—of approving of some and disapproving of others. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

by · November 22, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Sabra voluntarily recalled a majority of its hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria.

Sabra warns customers of Listeria threat

By Kevin Allen | Posted: November 22, 2016 Another Listeria scare has hit a major brand—Sabra. The popular hummus manufacturer is telling customers to toss any of its products with a best-before date through Jan. 23, 2017. A random test found […]

DSNY Begins Winter Schedule Known as “Night Plow,” Schedule Change Allows for Snow Fighting Preparedness

DSNY Begins Winter Schedule Known as “Night Plow,” Schedule Change Allows for Snow Fighting Preparedness

DSNY Begins Winter Schedule Known as “Night Plow,” Schedule Change Allows for Snow Fighting Preparedness The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) begins its annual “Night Plow” operations November 21, 2016, Commissioner Kathryn Garcia announced. Night Plow enables the […]

by · November 22, 2016 · Bulletin Board
PR and marketing pros at Butterball are going mobile this year. Photo: Raglan's PR Daily

Poultry in motion: Butterball’s Turkey Talk Line goes mobile

By Susan Young | Raglan’s Daily PR blog — Posted: November 22, 2016 The PR and marketing pros at Butterball are going mobile this year. Market research indicated the popular Butterball Turkey Talk Line should boost its outreach to millennials. So, for […]

Profile America: National Farm-City Week

Profile America: National Farm-City Week

Tuesday, November 22 — National Farm-City Week began last Friday and ends on Thanksgiving Day, when agricultural bounty is most notable. First declared by congressional resolution in 1956, the occasion recognizes that farms are a necessary precondition for town life […]

by · November 22, 2016 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? November 21, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? November 21, 2016

Hetty Green (1834) Green was an American financier and reputedly the wealthiest American woman of her time. In 1865, her father and aunt both died, leaving her an estate valued at $10 million. She invested her inheritance so shrewdly that […]

by · November 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 21, 2016

Quote of the Day: November 21, 2016

Friendless, adj.: Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · November 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 21, 2016

Word of the Day: November 21, 2016

Neophyte Definition: (noun) A beginner or novice. Synonyms: Fledgling, Newbie, Newcomer, Freshman, Entrant, Starter Usage: You have no right to preach to me, you neophyte, that have not passed the porch of life, and are absolutely unacquainted with its mysteries.

by · November 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: WOMAN SENTENCED FOR MUGGING 103-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN CO-OP CITY

BRONX DA: WOMAN SENTENCED FOR MUGGING 103-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN CO-OP CITY

by · November 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Councilmember Ritchie Torres and NYC DHS Announce Opening of New Homeless Shelter for LGBTQ Community

Councilmember Ritchie Torres and NYC DHS Announce Opening of New Homeless Shelter for LGBTQ Community

NYC DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS SERVICES AND COUNCIL MEMBER RITCHIE TORRES ANNOUNCE OPENING OF NEW HOMELESS SHELTER FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY Brand-new shelter model will provide targeted services for LGBTQ community NEW YORK—Today, the Department of Homeless Services and Council Member Ritchie […]

Profile America: DITY Direct-Dial Area Codes

Profile America: DITY Direct-Dial Area Codes

Profile America — A key part of daily telecommunications is 65 years old this month, as direct-dial telephone area codes for transcontinental calling were introduced in 1951. The mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, made the first official call, picking up […]

by · November 21, 2016 · Profile America, Technology
Whose Birthday Is It? November 20, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? November 20, 2016

Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1866) Landis was a US federal judge and the first commissioner of professional baseball. Named for a Georgia mountain where his father had been wounded during the Civil War, he practiced law in Illinois before serving as […]

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 20, 2016

Quote of the Day: November 20, 2016

We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 20, 2016

Word of the Day: November 20, 2016

Sundog Definition: (noun) A small halo or rainbow near the horizon just off of the parhelic circle. Synonyms: Mock sun, Parhelion Usage: The scientists concluded that the sundog’s rainbow-like appearance must be the result of the diffraction of light.

by · November 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
SENATOR JEFF KLEIN CELEBRATES ART CENTER OPENING AT HOWIE STONE ADULT DAY CARE

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN CELEBRATES ART CENTER OPENING AT HOWIE STONE ADULT DAY CARE

Bronx, NY — State Senator Jeff Klein (D- Bronx/Westchester) and AHRC NYC Executive Director Gary Lind unveiled a new art center on Thursday at Howie Stone Adult Day Care. They were also joined by the family of the late Howie […]