Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Quote of the Day: March 13, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 13, 2017

A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist. Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC)

by · March 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 13, 2017

Word of the Day: March 13, 2017

Incantation Definition: (noun) A ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect. Synonyms: Conjuration Usage: Hagar, the witch, chanted an awful incantation over her kettleful of simmering toads, with weird effect.

by · March 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
2nd Bronx Phagwah Holi Mela – March 19th

2nd Bronx Phagwah Holi Mela – March 19th

Irish Heritage Month Celebration – March 16th

Irish Heritage Month Celebration – March 16th

Free Small Business Financial Workshop Hosted by The Bronx Chamber of Commerce & Ridgewood Savings Bank – March 21st

Free Small Business Financial Workshop Hosted by The Bronx Chamber of Commerce & Ridgewood Savings Bank – March 21st

Why Federal Arts Funding Matters

Why Federal Arts Funding Matters

The arts are essential to New York City. Our cultural organizations enrich our neighborhoods, inspire and educate our youth, employ thousands of our residents, and attract millions of tourists to this city. And yet President Trump is threatening to turn […]

by · March 12, 2017 · Arts and Culture, Op Ed
Profile America: National Peanut Month

Profile America: National Peanut Month

Sunday, March 12th. This is National Peanut Month — celebrating one of the nation’s favorite foods, and absolutely America’s favorite snack nut. They are enjoyed in many ways — roasted in the shell, used in salads and stir-fry recipes, in […]

by · March 12, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: Deadly Flu Virus

Profile America: Deadly Flu Virus

Saturday, March 11 — One of the most devastating public health crises in history hit the U.S. on this date 99 years ago. The first cases of what was called “Spanish flu” were reported among soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas. Then […]

by · March 11, 2017 · Profile America
44th Precinct Council Meeting. Photo: Cary Goodman, 161st Street BID/MBSCC Inc.

Mid-Bronx Seniors Host 44th Precinct Community Council

  On Wednesday evening, MidBronx Senior Citizens Council and the 161st Street BID hosted the 44th precinct’s community council meeting. The public meeting was attended by a record-setting 90 residents along with Explorers, officers and the 44th Precinct commander. The meeting focused on […]

Council Member Andy King to Deliver State of the 12th District Address

Council Member Andy King to Deliver State of the 12th District Address

New York City Council Member Andy King (12th District/Bronx) will deliver the 2017 State of the 12th District Address on Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m., at North Bronx Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3743 Bronxwood Ave., Bronx, where he will […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Sign Up to Join ASL Volleyball League

Sign Up to Join ASL Volleyball League

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Sports
The East Bronx History Forum Hosting the Forum’s 6th Annual “Women in Bronx History”

The East Bronx History Forum Hosting the Forum’s 6th Annual “Women in Bronx History”

President Jimmy Carter proclaimed National Women’s History Week for March 8, 1980 and, President Trump has re-proclaimed March 2017 as Women’s History Month. The East Bronx History Forum is pleased to announce the Forum’s 6th Annual “Women in Bronx History” […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, History, Women
Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate

Independent Democratic Conference’s Religious Freedom legislative package passes State Senate Bills to combat hate against religious groups after uptick in threats against JCCs and anti-Muslim incidents receive overwhelming support Albany, NY — Members of the New York State Senate overwhelmingly […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law, Religion
Sign Up to join ASL Adult Basketball and Softball League!

Sign Up to join ASL Adult Basketball and Softball League!

by · March 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Sports
Profile America: First Telephone Call

Profile America: First Telephone Call

Friday, March 10 — For many Americans, trying to envision life without our various telephones would be like trying to live without indoor plumbing. The crucial utility is 141 years old today. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first, local, […]