Articles by: Sal Conforto

Quote of the Day: June 6, 2018

Quote of the Day: June 6, 2018

Men come and go as leaves year by year upon the trees. Those of autumn the wind sheds upon the ground, but when spring returns the forest buds forth with fresh vines. Homer (900 BC-800 BC)

by · June 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 6, 2018

Word of the Day: June 6, 2018

Word of the Day   saboteur Definition: (noun) Someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks. Synonyms: diversionist, wrecker Usage: The saboteurs planned to bomb several buses and office buildings in the city.

by · June 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Council Member Ritchie Torres: We Need More Tenant Protections After Another Cold Winter

Council Member Ritchie Torres: We Need More Tenant Protections After Another Cold Winter

  573 East Fordham Road,  Bronx, NY 10458 Phone: 718-842-8100 We Need More Tenant Protections After Another Cold Winter!     Turning Up the Heat in the Winter Months     Yesterday, alongside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Council […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE ANNOUNCES 100 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS IN 2018

NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE ANNOUNCES 100 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS IN 2018

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) Board of Directors announces the 100 scholarship recipients for this year. The names of the selected scholarship recipients can be found on the Parade website, NPRDPinc.org. For a second consecutive year, the Parade will […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY Monday, May 28th, 11:00AM

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY Monday, May 28th, 11:00AM

by · May 22, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Abrazo Boricua in New York

Abrazo Boricua in New York

by · May 22, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NEW YORK STATE SENATOR JEFFREY D. KLEIN HOSTS 5th ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS BREAKFAST

NEW YORK STATE SENATOR JEFFREY D. KLEIN HOSTS 5th ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS BREAKFAST

Bronx, New York–May 17, 2018- Co-hosted by Healthfirst, Parent Leaders from 80 Education Institutions Awarded Certificates of Appreciation Senator Jeff Klein today hosted his Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, which honors Public, Private and Catholic School Parent Leaders throughout the 34th […]

by · May 22, 2018 · Bulletin Board
The East Bronx History Forum meeting WEDS May 16th 2018 7:30pm

The East Bronx History Forum meeting WEDS May 16th 2018 7:30pm

Dear EBHF Members & Friends, Lets make our “Woman in Bronx History”  presentation the best ever. I am asking that you  join the officers and  research and prepare a shot Bio of your favaorite Bronx woman.   Historical…..Family member…..recent…..or  somebody you […]

by · May 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: May 15, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: May 15, 2018

My new little pug Nadia  

by · May 15, 2018 · Photos, Special Sections

Trump Administration Releases Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs

Today, the Trump Administration released “American Patients First,” the President’s blueprint to lower drug prices and reduce out-of-pocket costs.  Below is the blueprint’s introductory message from HHS Secretary Alex Azar: The United States is first in the world in biopharmaceutical investment […]

by · May 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library “The Big 50th Birthday Bash & Summer Reading Bonanza”

Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library “The Big 50th Birthday Bash & Summer Reading Bonanza”

by · May 14, 2018 · Bulletin Board
8th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York”

8th “Abrazo Garifuna in New York”

by · May 3, 2018 · Bulletin Board
FREE Financial Literacy 101 program at Pelham Bay Library Wed 5/16 at 1 PM

FREE Financial Literacy 101 program at Pelham Bay Library Wed 5/16 at 1 PM

by · May 2, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Leake & Watts Rebrands…After 187 Years!

Leake & Watts Rebrands…After 187 Years!

(Bronx, NY… April 24, 2018) …  On the steps of City Hall in lower Manhattan today, and at a ceremony held at the Dr. Katharine Dodge Brownell School in the Southeast Bronx, Alan Mucatel, executive director of what was formerly […]

by · April 26, 2018 · Bulletin Board

Councilman Gjonaj’s column

On Tuesday, April 24th, the 80th assembly district went to the polls for the special election to fill my former assembly seat and voted overwhelmingly for my former chief of staff, and good friend, Nathalia Fernandez.   I have gotten […]

by · April 26, 2018 · Bulletin Board