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Word of the Day: February 22, 2021

Word of the Day: February 22, 2021

eldritch Definition: (adjective) Suggesting the operation of supernatural influences. Synonyms: uncanny, weird, unearthly Usage: An eldritch screech from someone—or something—in the distance sent chills down my spine. Discuss.

by · February 22, 2021 · Bulletin Board
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Flies to Houston Texas to Help in Relief Effort

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Flies to Houston Texas to Help in Relief Effort

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined with Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia of Texas to volunteer at the Houston Food Bank. These Fierce Latina Leaders joined forces to motivate local Houston community leaders, elected officials, local business owners, citizens, and neighbors to […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? February 20, 2021

Tony Wilson (1950) Beginning in the late 1970s, the English city of Manchester became the epicenter of a vibrant music scene that produced such seminal bands as Joy Division, Happy Mondays, and the Stone Roses. One of the key people behind the Manchester scene was Wilson, a record label owner, club manager, and journalist. The 2002 film 24 Hour Party People is based on his life. Despite his widespread influence, he made little money from his work and was unable to pay for what expensive medical treatment? More…

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

Quote of the Day: February 20, 2021

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

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

Word of the Day: February 20, 2021

cornucopia Definition: (noun) The property of being extremely abundant. Synonyms: profuseness, richness Usage: The cornucopia of job opportunities overwhelmed the immigrants, who had come from a town with only one employer. Discuss.

by · February 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Wave Hill Events Feb 25-Mar 4

Only 30 days until spring’s official arrival! See the gardens begin to transform as the new season approaches, with surprising splashes of color in every corner. Plan your visit today–and remember to register before you come. Our Winter Workspace Session […]

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board

BRING BACK THE FINS!

BRING BACK THE FINS! I am so irritated with government telling people they know what’s best for them. Government has consistent issues running their own programs, yet they continue to regulate for their own best interest. Those programs are usually […]

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Pentagon Moves for Faster COVID Treatment

The Pentagon’s Zachary Willis reports that while COVID-19 vaccinations are currently being distributed across the world to begin the process of reining in the pandemic, the threat of contracting the virus remains, and the population still waiting on vaccinations continues […]

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Emery Perry HONOREE PROFILE 2019 VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME   US Army | Private First Class Emery A. Perry was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and moved to the Bronx at age six.  In 1961, he enlisted in the United States […]

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 18, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? February 18, 2021

Helen Gurley Brown (1922) Propelled to fame by her 1962 bestseller Sex and the Single Girl, Brown became editor-in-chief of the struggling Cosmopolitan magazine. By directing the magazine toward single, young career women and by being an outspoken advocate of women’s sexual freedom, she not only revived the publication but also played a part in the sexual revolution. By the end of her 32-year tenure with Cosmopolitan, the magazine ranked sixth at the newsstand but first in what other kind of store? More…

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 18, 2021

Quote of the Day: February 18, 2021

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature. Henry James (1843-1916)

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 18, 2021

Word of the Day: February 18, 2021

involution Definition: (noun) The act of involving or complicating or the state of being involved or complicated. Synonyms: intricacy, elaboration Usage: The tale itself is a mere sketch, with no involution of plot, nor any great interest of events. Discuss.

by · February 18, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mark Gjonaj not to seek re-election to the City Council

Mark Gjonaj not to seek re-election to the City Council

Councilman Mark Gjonaj Announces That He is Not Running for Re-Election By Robert Press Councilman Mark Gjonaj has decided not to run for re-election, and return to the private sector. In an interview with City & State Councilman Gjonaj said […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
New Bronx Chipotle Hosting Fundraiser for Neighborhood Elementary School (2/24)

New Bronx Chipotle Hosting Fundraiser for Neighborhood Elementary School (2/24)

On Wednesday, February 24, the newest Bronx Chipotle – which opened earlier this month – will host its first fundraiser, raising money toward school supplies for students at PS 105 Senator Abraham Bernstein Elementary School.  The Details: When: Wednesday, Feb. 24, […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Jacobi Pediatric Trauma Center Virtual Teddy Bear Clinic and Emergency Department Tour

Jacobi Pediatric Trauma Center Virtual Teddy Bear Clinic and Emergency Department Tour

Jacobi Pediatric Trauma Center Virtual Teddy Bear Clinic and Emergency Department Tour March 25, 2021 at 9 am RSVP by March 19, 2021 Available via Zoom for K through 1st Grades Program includes a tour of the trauma bay, Teddy Bear […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board