Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Whose Birthday Is It? February 6, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 6, 2019

Eva Braun (1912) Braun, a saleswoman in the shop of Adolf Hitler’s photographer, became Hitler’s mistress in the 1930s. Although she lived in homes provided by Hitler throughout their courtship—first in a house in Munich and later in his Berchtesgaden […]

by · February 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 6, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 6, 2019

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)  

by · February 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 6, 2019

Word of the Day: February 6, 2019

lordosis Definition: (noun) An abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column. Synonyms: hollow-back Usage: Ethan’s lordosis made it difficult for him to maintain an erect posture. Discuss.  

by · February 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 5, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 5, 2019

Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1900) Stevenson was an American politician and lawyer. After serving as assistant to the Secretary of the Navy during WWII and as a member of the US mission to the UN, he was elected governor of Illinois […]

by · February 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 5, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 5, 2019

Towns are excrescences, gray fluxions, where men, hurrying to find one another, have lost themselves. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

by · February 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 5, 2019

Word of the Day: February 5, 2019

discourtesy Definition: (noun) A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others. Synonyms: offense Usage: Over-much civility is sometimes no better than over-much discourtesy, for, as the saying is, one can choke a […]

by · February 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Prosecutor Receives Morgenthau Award

Bronx DA: Bronx Prosecutor Receives Morgenthau Award

Executive ADA Odalys C. Alonso Will Be Honored By DAASNY Today   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that Executive Assistant District Attorney Odalys C. Alonso is a recipient of the Morgenthau Award from the District Attorneys Association of […]

by · February 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board
BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CO-HOSTS ELEMENT OF HIP-HOP AWARDS 2019

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CO-HOSTS ELEMENT OF HIP-HOP AWARDS 2019

BP Diaz Honored Fat Joe, Angie Martinez, Willie Colon, Shawn Costner, and Andre Trenier On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Windows of Hip-Hop co-hosted their annual Element of Hip-Hop Awards at Pier 132 in […]

by · February 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 4, 2018

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of February 4, 2018

Cases of Interest for the Week of February 4, 2018     Monday, February 4, 2019 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Villaverde, M. Villegas SCA Update Serenity Dunham Charged with Attempted Assault in the first-degree, second-degree Assault, […]

by · February 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Crime
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

J. Leo Glynn Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 J. Leo Glynn has earned a place among New York State’s elite veterans with his honorable service in the U.S. Navy and his outstanding efforts to improve his community as […]

by · February 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Whose Birthday Is It? February 4, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 4, 2019

Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan (1917) Yahya Khan was the president of Pakistan from 1969 to 1971. As president, he inherited a two-decade old constitutional problem of interethnic rivalry, complicated by economic grievances and the problem of transforming a virtual autocracy […]

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Quote of the Day: February 4, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 4, 2019

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance…and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process. Henry James (1843-1916)  

by · February 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 4, 2019

Word of the Day: February 4, 2019

inestimable Definition: (adjective) Beyond calculation or measure. Synonyms: incomputable, immeasurable Usage: Human life is of inestimable value. Discuss.  

by · February 4, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 1, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? February 1, 2019

Langston Hughes (1902) Hughes was an American poet and a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance. His writing is largely concerned with depicting African-American life, particularly the experience of the urban African American, and often uses dialect and jazz rhythms. […]

by · February 1, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 1, 2019

Quote of the Day: February 1, 2019

Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due—she reminds us too much of a prima donna. E. M. […]

by · February 1, 2019 · Bulletin Board