Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Whose Birthday Is It? March 9, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? March 9, 2017

Vita Sackville-West (1892) Sackville-West was an aristocratic English writer and gardener who married the diplomat and author Harold Nicolson in 1913. Their complicated relationship is chronicled in Portrait of a Marriage, a biography inspired by her journals and written by […]

by · March 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting – March 14th

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Meeting – March 14th

Quote of the Day: March 9, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 9, 2017

Compromise, n.: Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. Bierce Ambrose (1843-1914)

by · March 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 9, 2017

Word of the Day: March 9, 2017

Preclude Definition: (verb) Keep from happening or arising; make impossible.  Synonyms: Foreclose, Forestall, Prevent, Forbid Usage: Modesty precludes me from accepting the honor. 

by · March 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Strive to Succeed (STS) Sports Spring Programs

Strive to Succeed (STS) Sports Spring Programs

Ultimate Enrichment Afterschool Programs

Ultimate Enrichment Afterschool Programs

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Prejudice

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley released the following statement after President Trump signed another travel ban designed to unilaterally restrict travelers and refugees from select […]

Red Monkey Theater Group Presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at Huntington Free Library – March12th

Red Monkey Theater Group Presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at Huntington Free Library – March12th

“If they were but a week married, they would talk themselves mad.” This month, our tour with Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING continues, and we’d like to highlight a couple of performances in particular that will support great causes: Sun, […]

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

Profile Registration: Josephine Cochrane, Inventive Society Lady

Profile Registration: Josephine Cochrane, Inventive Society Lady

Wednesday, March 8 — The inventor of the first practical automatic dishwasher was born on this date in 1839 and was perhaps an unlikely candidate for the distinction. Josephine Cochrane was a socialite, and devised the dishwasher out of some annoyance […]

by · March 8, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? March 5, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? March 5, 2017

Luther Burbank (1849) The 13th child of a Massachusetts farmer, Burbank received little formal education, yet he went on to become a groundbreaking horticulturist. Influenced by Charles Darwin’s writings, he began breeding plants at age 21. The rapid success of […]

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: March 7, 2017

Quote of the Day: March 7, 2017

It was the policy of the good old gentleman to make his children feel that home was the happiest place in the world; and I value this delicious home-feeling as one of the choicest gifts a parent can bestow. Washington […]

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 7, 2017

Word of the Day: March 7, 2017

Musette Definition: (noun) A small French bagpipe operated with a bellows and having a soft sound. Synonyms: Shepherd’s Pipe Usage: The young man was adept at the musette and would play it during celebrations.

by · March 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY

NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY

NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY The City of New York observed for the first time “Three-Fifth Clause Awareness Day on Sunday, March 5th” with a special program that took place at The Schomburg Center […]