Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Nicholas Erickson Honoree Profile May 28, 2005 ISSUE: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Coxswain Coxswain Nicholas Erickson Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Nicholas Erickson, a Coxswain in the United States Navy, is among the most famous veterans in Rockland […]

by · April 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Whose Birthday Is It? April 15, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? April 15, 2019

Émile Durkheim (1858) Along with Max Weber, Durkheim is considered one of the chief founders of modern sociology. His view that the methods of natural science can be applied to the study of society was influenced by the positivist philosophy […]

by · April 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 15, 2019

Quote of the Day: April 15, 2019

Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless. Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)  

by · April 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 15, 2019

Word of the Day: April 15, 2019

starchy Definition: (adjective) Rigidly formal. Synonyms: buckram, stiff Usage: Though I often poke fun at the butler’s starchy manner, I secretly love the formality and sophistication he brings to my everyday life. Discuss.  

by · April 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The Truth About Social Security

The Truth About Social Security

By Anonymous A woman dies at age 65 before collecting one benefit check. She and her employer paid into the system for almost 50 years and she collected NOTHING. Keep in mind all the working people that die every year […]

Whose Birthday Is It? April 12, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? April 12, 2019

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748) A member of the French de Jussieu family of distinguished botanists, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification. He elaborated on the system of classification of his […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 12, 2019

Quote of the Day: April 12, 2019

Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)  

by · April 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 12, 2019

Word of the Day: April 12, 2019

fecundity Definition: (noun) The quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth. Synonyms: fruitfulness Usage: The island is famous for its fecundity and exports tropical fruits to countries around the globe. Discuss.  

by · April 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 21 Years In Prison For Fatally Shooting Man During Robbery

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 21 Years In Prison For Fatally Shooting Man During Robbery

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 21 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FATALLY SHOOTING MAN DURING ROBBERY; SLASHING NYC DOC OFFICER WHILE IN RIKERS ISLAND   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for fatally shooting a 40-year-old man in 2016, and for a separate case involving an […]

by · April 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Crime
BP DIAZ CALLS OUT NYCHA FOR MISTREATMENT OF BRONX SENIOR

BP DIAZ CALLS OUT NYCHA FOR MISTREATMENT OF BRONX SENIOR

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CALLS OUT NYCHA FOR MISTREATMENT OF BRONX SENIOR Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. held a press conference to highlight a specific case of tenant neglect carried out by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), […]

by · April 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 5 To 10 Years In Prison For Stealing Vehicles In Multiple Bronx Neighborhoods

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 5 To 10 Years In Prison For Stealing Vehicles In Multiple Bronx Neighborhoods

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 5 TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR STEALING VEHICLES IN MULTIPLE BRONX NEIGHBORHOODS Defendant Falsified DMV Records and Sold Cars to Scrap Yards            Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a 42-year-old man has […]

by · April 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Whose Birthday Is It? April 11, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? April 11, 2019

Septimius Severus (145 CE) Severus became emperor of Rome in 193 CE, also known as the “Year of the Five Emperors.” In the months before he ascended the throne, two emperors were assassinated and a third—Didius Julianus—earned the position by […]

by · April 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: April 11, 2019

Quote of the Day: April 11, 2019

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor. Henry Fielding (1707-1754)  

by · April 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 11, 2019

Word of the Day: April 11, 2019

pitfall Definition: (noun) An unsuspected difficulty or danger. Synonyms: booby trap Usage: She’s like a gentle little doe feeding on lilies—she doesn’t dream of the pitfalls ahead of her. Discuss.  

by · April 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Who Was On The Run For Two Years Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Deadly 2015 Shooting

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Who Was On The Run For Two Years Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Deadly 2015 Shooting

BRONX MAN WHO WAS ON THE RUN FOR TWO YEARS SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DEADLY 2015 SHOOTING Defendant Pleaded Guilty to Manslaughter   Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fatally shooting a man in 2015 on a street in Fordham […]

by · April 10, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Crime