Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Council Member Andy King Presents 11th Annual “Sharing is Caring” Event – December 24th

Council Member Andy King Presents 11th Annual “Sharing is Caring” Event – December 24th

On Saturday, Christmas eve, more than 800 youngsters and their families in the Northeast Bronx will be getting their jingle on with an afternoon of holiday fun. The 11th annual “Sharing is Caring” holiday event on Dec. 24, noon to […]

by · December 21, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Birth Registration

Profile America: Birth Registration

Wednesday, December 21 — This month in 1823, Georgia became the first state to enact a birth registration law. It required county clerks to record in a book the dates of birth of all new Georgians upon obtaining satisfactory proof by […]

by · December 21, 2016 · Profile America
Citywide Hypertension Initiative

Citywide Hypertension Initiative

NEW DATA SHOWING AN INCREASE IN HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE RATES ACROSS NEW YORK CITY Over 1 in 4 New Yorkers report having hypertension (high blood pressure) December 19, 2016 – The Health Department today published two studies that point to […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Government, Health, News
Whose Birthday Is It? December 20, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? December 20, 2016

Branch Wesley Rickey (1881) Rickey was an American baseball executive. In 1919, he devised baseball’s farm system of using minor-league teams to train major-league players. In 1945, after he took over the Brooklyn Dodgers, he defied convention and broke a […]

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

Quote of the Day: December 20, 2016

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

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

Word of the Day: December 20, 2016

Vagrant Definition: (noun) One who wanders from place to place without a permanent home or a means of livelihood. Synonyms: Drifter, Vagabond, Floater Usage: When things started disappearing from their backyard, they began to suspect the vagrant who had recently […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Schumer: Feds Must Consider Recalls For Exploding E-Cigs

Schumer: Feds Must Consider Recalls For Exploding E-Cigs

SCHUMER: VOLATILE E-CIGS CONTINUE TO EXPLODE & INJURE PEOPLE; SEVERE BURNS & PERMANENT DAMAGE ALL TOO COMMON; FEDS MUST NOW CONSIDER RECALL OPTIONS & GET TO BOTTOM OF WHY DEVICES—MANY FROM CHINA—CONTINUE TO EXPLODE; RECENT INJURIES & EXPLOSIONS PROVE FED […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board
STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ WILL CELEBRATE  CHRISTMAS IN THE BRONX

STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ WILL CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN THE BRONX

Fourth Annual Toys Giveaway Today at 4PM Bronx, NY – New York State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, together with Mr. Edward Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, Councilmember Rafael Salamanca and The New York […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Uncategorized
Profile America: Single’d Out

Profile America: Single’d Out

Tuesday, December 20 — Throughout history, bachelors have had to put up with a lot of pressure from friends, family and society in general. They tend to be stereotyped, and for years many television sitcoms have portrayed their supposedly dissolute lives. […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? December 19, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? December 19, 2016

Leonid Llyich Brezhnev (1906) Brezhnev joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) in 1931 and steadily rose through the ranks, eventually becoming general secretary of the CPSU (1964-1982) and president of the USSR (1977-1982). A protégé of Nikita […]

by · December 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 19, 2016

Quote of the Day: December 19, 2016

There is but an inch of difference between the cushioned chamber and the padded cell. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

by · December 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: December 19, 2016

Word of the Day: December 19, 2016

Impute Definition: (verb) Attribute or credit to. Synonyms: Ascribe, Attribute, Assign Usage: Keller, why does your article impute things to my father without the slightest foundation?

by · December 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of December 19, 2016

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of December 19, 2016

Statement from Borough President Diaz on Toddlers Death in Cluster Homeless Shelter

Statement from Borough President Diaz on Toddlers Death in Cluster Homeless Shelter

Statement from Borough President Diaz on Toddlers Death in Cluster Homeless Shelter “The cluster homeless shelter program has been broken for a long time and should have been eliminated years ago,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “There is […]

by · December 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Bulletin Board: To-Go Meals, Sweets & Sweaters Events

Bulletin Board: To-Go Meals, Sweets & Sweaters Events

Community leader Bharati Kemraj invites Bronxites to  be jolly and share a little kindness to our youth, communuty and veterans by supporting the Holiday events she has created. Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 5-6PM. Complimentary Holiday ‘To Go Meals’ will […]