Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Profile America: Chewsy Americans Know Their Gum

Profile America: Chewsy Americans Know Their Gum

Sunday, December 18 — The month of December has given Americans a lot to chew on, beyond holiday cookies, fruitcakes and candies. In December 1869, chewing gum was patented by Ohio dentist William Semple, who hoped that the flavored gum would […]

by · December 18, 2016 · Profile America

Bronx DA: BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 20-YEARS-TO-LIFE FOR MURDER IN 2013 SHOOTING

Orville and Wilbur Wright aboard their Wright Flyer.

Profile America: First In Flight

Saturday, December 17 — A dream of the ages became reality 113 years ago today on a windswept beach at North Carolina’s Outer Banks. There, the Wright brothers made the world’s first powered, heavier-than-air flight. With Orville and Wilbur alternating as […]

by · December 17, 2016 · Profile America
Bronx DA: BROOKLYN MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF NYPD OFFICERS

Bronx DA: BROOKLYN MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF NYPD OFFICERS

Rosemary Ordonez-Jenkins, Jose Francisco Avila and Garifuna Friends Honor Councilmember Gibson

Rosemary Ordonez-Jenkins, Jose Francisco Avila and Garifuna Friends Honor Councilmember Gibson

by · December 17, 2016 · Bulletin Board
New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment As global commitments surpass $5 trillion, New Yorkers call out pensions for lagging, urge full divestment from fossil fuels and reinvestment in communities New York, NY — […]

Profile America: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

Profile America: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

Friday, December 16 — One of the most familiar and cherished Christmas stories has been around a long time — 173 years in fact. Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the 1843 publication of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with sales starting […]

by · December 16, 2016 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? December 15, 2016

Whose Birthday Is It? December 15, 2016

Jean Paul Getty (1892) The son of an oil millionaire, Getty was an American industrialist who increased his fortune and became the richest man in the world by acquiring oil companies and obtaining rights to a tract of land in […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 15, 2016

Quote of the Day: December 15, 2016

The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: December 15, 2016

Word of the Day: December 15, 2016

Sloven Definition: (noun) One who is habitually careless in personal appearance or work. Synonyms: Slob, Pig Usage: I could better eat with one who did not respect the truth or the laws than with a sloven and unpresentable person.

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Eovaldi: Washed up at 27 Years Old

Eovaldi: Washed up at 27 Years Old

By William Coppola On November 28th, the Yankees released Nathan Eovaldi, putting an end to his attempt, to be a starting pitcher in their five man rotation. Here is a guy, who can throw 98-100 for seven innings. He has […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Sports
Statement by Senator Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión

Statement by Senator Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión

Statement by Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión December 12, 2016 Statement by Senator Ruben Diaz on the Resignation of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner Gladys Carrión […]

Councilman Andy King

NYC Council Member Andy King Expresses Satisfaction January Date Set For Departmental Trial for NYPD Officer Richard Haste

NYC Council Member Andy King Expresses Satisfaction January Date Set For Departmental Trial for NYPD Officer Richard Haste In Ramarley Graham Shooting “While I am extremely grateful that a date has been set for the departmental trial of Officer Richard […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. on “Transit for All” Metrocard Campaign

TESTIMONY OF BX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE:”Transit For All”MetroCard Campaign December 13, 2016 Good evening. I testify here today in opposition to the proposed four percent fare hike the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has proposed for MetroCard users […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Calls on New York to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Calls on New York to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio calls on New York to divest from fossil fuels Day before New Yorkers take action, as global commitments surpass $5 trillion in assets, DiCaprio urges New York to divest New York, NY — Just one day before […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment