Articles by: Sal Conforto

Bronx Chamber of Commerce New Member MEET UP Networking Event

Bronx Chamber of Commerce New Member MEET UP Networking Event

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board

FREE Microsoft Certification – July 23 – Sign up now

SUNY Bronx Educational Opportunity Center 1666 Bathgate Avenue, (172nd and 173rd Streets) Bronx, NY 10457 FREE Microsoft Certification – July 23 – Sign up now Sign up Now – Get certified for FREE     SIGN UP NOW   SIGN UP NOW Orientation   Monday   June 23rd – 9:30 am    […]

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 17, 2018

Ismail I (1487) The young Ismail I went into hiding after his father’s death and emerged at age 14 to proclaim himself Shah of Iran. Despite his youth, he was able to reunify Iran and establish the Safavid Empire, which […]

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 17, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 17, 2018

It’s all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it’s not so nice when you really come to have them, is it? Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942)  

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 17, 2018

Word of the Day: July 17, 2018

exhalation Definition: (noun) The act of expelling air from the lungs. Synonyms: breathing out, expiration Usage: He drew the first whiff of smoke deep into his lungs and expelled it in a long and lingering exhalation.  

by · July 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 16, 2018

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872) Amundsen was a Norwegian polar explorer who led the first expeditions to traverse the Northwest Passage and to reach the South Pole. Turning to air exploration, in 1926 he and Umberto Nobile succeeded in flying […]

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 16, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 16, 2018

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. Mark Twain (1835-1910)  

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 16, 2018

Word of the Day: July 16, 2018

comeuppance Definition: (noun) A punishment or retribution that one deserves; one’s just deserts. Synonyms: deserts Usage: The central character is an evil man who gets his comeuppance in the end.  

by · July 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $18.4 MILLION INVESTMENT TO IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH IN THE BRONX

Jul122018   $500,000 for After School and Evening Programming in Targeted Areas $1 Million to Improve Community Centers Investment Supports Anti-Violence Youth Engagement, Mental Health Funding and Anti-Gang Operations $8 Million to Triple the Number of Youth Served by Programming […]

by · July 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 13, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 13, 2018

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608) When Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III ascended the throne, the Thirty Years’ War had been raging for 20 years. After his accession, the war took a disastrous turn. Though he prohibited religious freedom in […]

by · July 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 13, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 13, 2018

For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears. Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)  

by · July 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 13, 2018

Word of the Day: July 13, 2018

deep-seated Definition: (adjective) (Used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held. Synonyms: deep-rooted, implanted, ingrained, planted Usage: He divined the fanatical love of freedom in her, the deep-seated antipathy for restraint of any sort.  

by · July 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? July 12, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? July 12, 2018

Josiah Wedgwood (1730) An English potter, Wedgwood greatly improved the quality of contemporary pottery, specializing in cream-colored earthenware made famous by his Wedgwood company. Because smallpox had permanently weakened one of his knees, he concentrated on designing pottery rather than […]

by · July 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 12, 2018

Quote of the Day: July 12, 2018

Oppression of the unfortunate makes one weak. Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)  

by · July 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 12, 2018

Word of the Day: July 12, 2018

indisposed Definition: (adjective) Somewhat ill or prone to illness. Synonyms: ailing, peaked, poorly, under the weather, unwell, sickly, seedy Usage: The princess is indisposed and has cancelled her engagements for the week to allow herself time to recuperate.  

by · July 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board