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2nd 200 Adult Men’s Homeless Shelter for CB 11

Second Two-Hundred Bed Single Adult Men’s Homeless Shelter Proposed For Community Board 11 By Robert Press  A proposed second 200 bed Single Adult Men’s homeless shelter has been proposed for 1682 Stillwell Avenue, on the site of a closed automotive […]

by · January 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 20, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? January 20, 2021

Allan Haines Lockheed (1889) Though Malcolm and Allan Loughead attended only elementary school, the mechanically gifted brothers built their first airplane in 1913. Malcolm soon left the industry, but Allan persisted. Though several of his aircraft companies failed, his name—with the spelling changed to Lockheed—would eventually be connected to one of the world’s largest aerospace manufacturers. Who once turned down a flight in Lockheed’s first plane by saying he would not fly in any plane “for all the money in California”? More…

by · January 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 20, 2021

Quote of the Day: January 20, 2021

I have made a plan for my life, as I am in my teens, and no more a child. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

by · January 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 20, 2021

Word of the Day: January 20, 2021

dustup Definition: (noun) An angry dispute. Synonyms: quarrel, run-in, wrangle, row, words Usage: The teacher put a stop to the boys’ dustup before it could come to blows. Discuss.

by · January 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board

COUNCIL MEMBER FERNANDO CABRERA CALLS FOR MORE GUN SAFETY AWARENESS AFTER CHILD SUFFERS SELF-INFLICTED GUN SHOT TO HEAD

Bronx, NY- Today New York City Council Member and Majority Whip Fernando Cabrera called for stronger gun safety awareness efforts for registered weapons.   “Today an eight-year-old child accidentally shot himself in the head with a gun he found in […]

by · January 19, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 19, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? January 19, 2021

Janis Joplin (1943) Joplin began singing folk rock in Texas bars after running away from home at the age of 17. In 1966, she moved to San Francisco and became lead vocalist of the rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company. The band catapulted Joplin to stardom. By the late 1960s, she was almost as well known for her unconventional lifestyle as for her gritty, memorable vocals. Before her death from a heroin overdose at 27, she released hit albums with two other bands beside Big Brother. What were they called? More…

by · January 19, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 19, 2021

Quote of the Day: January 19, 2021

My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings. Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

by · January 19, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 19, 2021

Word of the Day: January 19, 2021

induct Definition: (verb) Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position. Synonyms: seat, invest Usage: There was a ceremony to induct the president of the academy. Discuss.

by · January 19, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Bronx Chronical Editorial

Hello Bronx Chronicle Readers, I was elated to be asked to write a story and contribute to the editorial column.  The editor had read some previous writing I did. I was excited, I immediately called my wife to tell her […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

BP Campaign Filing Councilman Fernando Cabrera

Fernando Cabrera Brings in more than $854,000 in the latest Campaign Filing Cabrera builds momentum for Bronx Borough President race, relies on grassroots supporters and the public matching system to fundraise Bronx, NY- On Friday, Council Member Fernando Cabrera’s campaign for […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

The EMS Threat

Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D. The U.S. General Accounting Office has released a study on a comparatively new and crucial area of defense: the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS.)  The EMS is essential for facilitating control in defense on air, land, sea, space, and cyber […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mayoral candidate Eric Adams goes over his platform for running for Mayor.

Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Pick Up Endorsement From African Muslim Leaders of the Bronx

Mayoral candidate Eric Adams came to the Bronx Wednesday to pick up the support of the Bronx African/Muslim leaders. Influential Sheikh Musa Drahmmeh one of the leaders in the Bronx African/Muslim community and creator of Peace December pledged his support […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Violence has no place in our politics.

What I’m about to tell you is of the utmost importance. Violence has no place in our politics. Period. I wholly condemned last week’s senseless acts of violence, and I strongly reiterate the calls to remain peaceful in the weeks […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board

CAMBER PROPERTY GROUP CELEBRATES TOPPING OUT OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AT 913 E. TREMONT AVE. IN THE BRONX

The 11-story West Farms building will include 119 residential rental units and 6,500 square feet of commercial space NEW YORK (January 14, 2021)— Camber Property Group (CPG) and Westhab today announced the topping out of 913 East Tremont Avenue, a […]

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 15, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? January 15, 2021

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809) Believed to have been the first person to call himself an anarchist, Proudhon was a French journalist and social theorist best known for his radical assertion that “property is theft.” Originally a printer, he joined the socialist movement after moving to Paris in 1838. There, he published radical newspapers and was imprisoned. His writings were deeply influential within the anarchist movement. In his famous essay “What is Government?” how does Proudhon define what it means to be governed? More…

by · January 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board