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Health and Delicious Holiday Celebration

Health and Delicious Holiday Celebration

by · November 26, 2019 · Bulletin Board
BP Diaz Jr., coaches, players hold up the two trophy's.

Yankee Cup Award

Bronx Borough President’s Cup Presentation While the Bronx Little League Championship game was played at the end of August, the game ended in a tie. So who do you give the President’s Cup trophy? The answer was to obtain a […]

by · November 26, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Center for Employment Opportunities Welcomes Guests to New Bronx Location

Center for Employment Opportunities Welcomes Guests to New Bronx Location

CEO WELCOMES DOZENS OF GUESTS TO OPEN HOUSE AND  RIBBON CUTTING EVENT AT NEW BRONX LOCATION New Site Address: 384 E. 149 Street, Suite 300, Bronx, New York 10455 BRONX, NY — Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) hosted an open […]

by · November 26, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 26, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 26, 2019

Mary Edwards Walker (1832) Walker was an American surgeon and feminist. She served as a nurse in the Union army in the American Civil War, before being commissioned as an assistant surgeon. She was the first woman to serve in such a capacity and was awarded the Medal of Honor for her service. Walker remains the only woman ever to receive this award. After the war, she was active in the struggle for women’s rights, lecturing and writing on such issues as dress reform and women’s suffrage. Why was her medal revoked in 1917? More…

by · November 26, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 26, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 26, 2019

Comfort, n.: A state of mind produced by contemplation of a neighbor’s uneasiness. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · November 26, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 26, 2019

Word of the Day: November 26, 2019

thieve  Definition: (verb) To steal (someone’s possessions). Synonyms: cop, glom, snitch, knock off, hook Usage: The unscrupulous but skilled pickpocket thieved no fewer than a dozen wallets on even the slowest day. Discuss.

by · November 26, 2019 · Bulletin Board
AOC answers my questions about Rikers Island and its future.

AOC Visits Pelham Parkway Houses

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (better known as AOC) visited the Pelham Parkway Houses Saturday to talk about her New Green Deal for NYCHA.  Saying that housing is a human right, and that by Systematic Disinvestment, a state of emergency exists in NYCHA. […]

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board
DISTRICT COUNCIL 9 GIVES BACK TO BRONX FAMILIES DURING ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE

DISTRICT COUNCIL 9 GIVES BACK TO BRONX FAMILIES DURING ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE

District Council 9 donates over $3,800 in food products to Grace Episcopal Church West Farms Food Pantry this Thanksgiving season to provide families with warm holiday meals Bronx, New York – District Council 9 hosted their Annual Teri Muroff-Meyer Food Drive, […]

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 25, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 25, 2019

Ricardo Montalbán (1920) Montalbán was a Mexican television, stage, and film actor. Perhaps best known as the star of the television series Fantasy Island, he had many notable roles throughout his career, including the villain Khan in the 1982 film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. His career spanned seven decades, and he continued to perform into his 80s, often providing voices for animated films and commercials. In the 1970s, Montalbán founded the Nosotros organization. What is its mission? More…

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

William K. Kastner | NY State Senate William K. Kastner Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame William K. Kastner distinguished himself while serving in the United States Air Force from 1960 to 1980 — service that included a combat tour of […]

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 25, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 25, 2019

The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence…Accordingly, with admirable, though misdirected intentions, they very seriously and very sentimentally set themselves to the task of remedying the evils that they see. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
Word of the Day: November 25, 2019

Word of the Day: November 25, 2019

repast  Definition: (noun) The food served and eaten at one time. Synonyms: meal Usage: Numerous exquisite dishes … were placed successively before the guests, and the richest wines of France flowed in profusion during this splendid repast. Discuss.

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Albanian American Heritage Event at Jacobi Hospital

Albanian American Heritage Event at Jacobi Hospital

Jacobi founded an Illyria family practice for the Albanian community in 1999. Additionally, Jacobi is one of the few hospitals in this country which has signage throughout in three languages- English, Spanish and Albanian.

by · November 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 22, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 22, 2019

Mary of Guise (1515) Mary of Guise was the queen consort of James V of Scotland and the mother of their daughter—the future Mary Queen of Scots. After the outbreak of war between Scotland and England, Mary arranged her daughter’s betrothal to the French dauphin. Becoming regent, Mary of Guise made no secret of her desire to bring France and Scotland together. In 1559, the Protestants, led by John Knox and allied with England, rose against her and declared her deposed. What happened in the aftermath of her death? More…

by · November 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 22, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 22, 2019

Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

by · November 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board