Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Happy Easter 2016

Happy Easter 2016

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers and their families a very Happy Easter!

by · March 27, 2016 · Holidays, Religion
UNIVAC-1 was the first  computer and  was used to process data from the 1950 Census of the U.S. population.

Profile America: Mobile Computing

MOBILE COMPUTER   Sunday, March 27 — A triumph of mobile computing was achieved on this date in 1961. A division of the Sperry Rand Corporation equipped a trailer truck to haul a UNIVAC I computer from New York City down […]

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Profile America: America’s First Shopping Mall

AMERICA’S FIRST SHOPPING MALL Profile America — Everyone who loves convenience in shopping can thank Edward Delk and J.C. Nichols. It was they who conceived, designed, and built the first shopping mall in the U.S. The Country Club Plaza, on the […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Business, Profile America
Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools By Rossileny Linarez and Shalamar & Kashay Ward   Like a lot of parents in the Bronx, we worry about the quality of the schools in our neighborhoods and we wish we had […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
Tech Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez, USAF

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell and Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs 3/18/2016 – AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Tech. Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez is a manpower analyst and Bronx, N.Y., native who has served […]

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UPDATE: Oil Spill in the Bronx River Getting Resolved

  UPDATE: Oil Spill in the Bronx River Getting Resolved   After the oil spill in Yonkers, Bronx River Alliance reported that the recent heating oil spill in Bronx River is now being resolved, thanks to all the whole scale […]

by · March 23, 2016 · Environment, Local News, News
Incandescent light bulb

Profile America: Lighting Up the Night In Wabash

LIGHTING UP THE NIGHT   Wednesday, March 23 —  The first town in America to have its streets illuminated by electric lights wasn’t one of the familiar, Eastern metropolises that loom in our history. That distinction instead went to the […]

Profile America: First Sex Discrimination Ban

Profile America: First Sex Discrimination Ban

STATE BAN ON SEX DISCRIMINATION   Tuesday, March 22 — The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited discrimination based on sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing. While this act is a famous landmark in the national […]

by · March 22, 2016 · Law, Profile America
City Health Dept Sets Up Zika Call Center For Doctors

City Health Dept Sets Up Zika Call Center For Doctors

HEALTH DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHES ZIKA CALL CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO REQUEST VIRUS TESTING     Call center streamlines testing procedures and assures that appropriate tests are ordered, packaged and tracked     The City’s Health Department today announced a new […]

by · March 22, 2016 · Government, Health, News
Julio Gallo: American Winemaker Legend

Julio Gallo: American Winemaker Legend

AMERICAN WINES — Julio Gallo   Monday, March 21 — Today marks the birthday in 1910 of one of the major figures of the American wine industry — Julio Gallo. When Prohibition ended, he and his brother Ernest started making wine […]

by · March 21, 2016 · Profile America
Movie Box Office Results for Weekend of March 20, 2016

Movie Box Office Results for Weekend of March 20, 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Zootopia’ continues to dominate the box office, in the U.S. around the world.  Notably in China this weekend earning an estimated $38.6 million to bring the animated family favorite’s global total to an incredible $591.7 million. […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Entertainment
The phrase “OK” — appeared in public for the first time on this date in 1839 in the Boston Morning Post.

Profile America: Coining A Phrase, OK

COINING A PHRASE Sunday, March 20 — One of the most distinctive and near universal American colloquialisms — the affirmation “OK” — appeared in public for the first time this month in 1839. There have been claims that “OK” (‘oh-kay’) […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Profile America
Op-Ed:The UN Ousted Me For Uncovering Corruption

Op-Ed:The UN Ousted Me For Uncovering Corruption

Something is Wrong at the UN: I Was Thrown Out on Feb 19 for Looking Into Corruption and Double Standards by Matthew Russell Lee, Esq. Something is wrong at the United Nations. As a journalist covering the UN for 10 […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Op Ed
Celebrate the Hindu “Festival of Colors” Phagwah with Bronx Arts and Entertainment on March 27

Celebrate the Hindu “Festival of Colors” Phagwah with Bronx Arts and Entertainment on March 27

Lotus Flame Restaurant is working with sponsors to celebrate Phagwah in the Bronx with fun arts and entertainment! Phagwah, also known as Holi “The Festival of Colors” is the Hindu tradition’s energetic and fun way of celebrating the start of […]

Council Member Fernando Cabrera Speaking on Student Voter Registration Day, 3/18

Council Member Fernando Cabrera Speaking on Student Voter Registration Day, 3/18

Council Member Fernando Cabrera to Speak at Marie Curie High School for Student Voter Registration Day   WHO: Council Member Fernando Cabrera, High School Students, Representative from the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition WHERE: Marie Curie School for Medicine, […]