Articles by: Sal Conforto

Word of the Day: September 12, 2018

Word of the Day: September 12, 2018

embitter Definition: (verb) Cause to be bitter or resentful. Synonyms: acerbate, envenom Usage: He would not let this bad experience embitter him and resolved to maintain a positive outlook on life.  

by · September 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: September 11, 2018

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: September 11, 2018

by · September 11, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Whose Birthday Is It? September 11, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 11, 2018

Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522) After earning a degree in medicine, Aldrovandi took up botany and zoology, amassing a spectacular cabinet of curiosities containing thousands of specimens. He is said to have been the first to use the word “geology” in its […]

by · September 11, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 11, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 11, 2018

Heroism feels and never reasons, and therefore is always right. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)  

by · September 11, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 11, 2018

Word of the Day: September 11, 2018

adenoidal Definition: (adjective) Sounding as if the nose were pinched. Synonyms: pinched, nasal Usage: His voice has an adenoidal tone that I find quite irritating.  

by · September 11, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 10, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 10, 2018

Alice Brown Davis (1852) The Indian Removal Act of 1830 forced Native Americans to leave their lands within state borders and relocate to unsettled land in the West. Brown Davis, whose mother was a Seminole, grew up on the new […]

by · September 10, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 10, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 10, 2018

Deep unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state. George Eliot (1819-1880)  

by · September 10, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 10, 2018

Word of the Day: September 10, 2018

buckler Definition: (noun) Armor carried on the arm to intercept blows. Synonyms: shield Usage: As soon as he deflected his opponent’s blow with his buckler, he went on the offensive, slashing away with his sword.  

by · September 10, 2018 · Bulletin Board

Eliot Rabin/ Peter Elliot For Congress NY-12 US Congressional District

U.S. ARMY VET CHALLENGING INCUMBENT FOR DEBATE   “Tolerance is the Key. Civility is the Lock.”   (New York, New York, August 12, 2018) Decorated U.S. Army veteran Eliot Raban who is the challenger on the Common Sense Party Line […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board

MCNY”s The Racial Wealth Gap: A Dialogue and Solutions

The Racial Wealth Gap: A Dialogue and Solutions, to be held September 10, 2018 at the Manhattan campus. The event is hosted by the MCNY Racial & Social Justice Initiative: Where Constructive Action Meets Collective Action. This inaugural program of the initiative focuses on […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 7, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? September 7, 2018

Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses (1860) A farm worker for most of her life, Moses turned to painting only after arthritis had forced her to give up embroidery. Her paintings were first displayed in a drugstore when she was 78, […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 7, 2018

Quote of the Day: September 7, 2018

No man knocks himself down; if his destiny knocks him down, his destiny must pick him up again. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)  

by · September 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 7, 2018

Word of the Day: September 7, 2018

subtitle Definition: (noun) Translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen. Synonyms: caption Usage: Despite having to read the subtitles for the duration of the film, I found myself lost […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board

NOTICE OF SALE – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK (FOLEY SQUARE) Brown, Royston

NOTICE OF SALE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK (FOLEY SQUARE) GUSTAVIA HOME, LLC; Plaintiff v. ROYSTON BROWN, et al; Defendants Attorney for Plaintiff: Hasbani & Light, P.C., 450 7th Ave, Suite 1408, NY, NY 10123; (646) 490-6677 Pursuant to judgment […]

by · September 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board

Friday 9/7: Post Incarceration Workforce Graduation in the Bronx

On Friday, September 7th at 1PM, the Osborne Association is hosting a graduation ceremony for men and women (of all ages) who have completed one of the following three programs after incarceration to help them reintegrate into their community, find […]

by · September 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board