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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
COUNCIL MEMBER FERNANDO CABRERA CALLS ON NEW YORK CITY CORRECTIONS TO END TRIPLE SHIFTS

COUNCIL MEMBER FERNANDO CABRERA CALLS ON NEW YORK CITY CORRECTIONS TO END TRIPLE SHIFTS

New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera demands an end the practice requiring New York City Correction officers to work triple shifts. “ The City administration must end this abusive policy, which not only endangers officers but inmates as well.” councilman cabrera […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio rides a subway on the day Governor Cuomo announces less hours of subway closure

Mayor de Blasio rides a subway on the day Governor Cuomo announces less hours of subway closure

Mayor de Blasio Rode the Subway From 86th Street to City Hall and Greets Police Officers on Patrol and Riders. By Robert Press On the day that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that on February 22nd the MTA will be increasing […]

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? February 17, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? February 17, 2021

Isabelle Eberhardt (1877) As a Swiss explorer traveling in North Africa, Eberhardt often dressed as a man to move more freely through Arab society. Intensely independent, she took the side of Algerians fighting against colonial French rule. She converted to Islam, was initiated into a Sufi brotherhood, and married an Algerian soldier. She wrote about her travels in books and newspapers. She survived a murder attempt—in which her arm was badly injured by a saber—only to die at the age of 27 in what unlikely fashion? More…

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 17, 2021

Quote of the Day: February 17, 2021

Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 17, 2021

Word of the Day: February 17, 2021

perpetrate Definition: (verb) Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation. Synonyms: commit, pull Usage: Only a sadistic, depraved person could perpetrate a crime like this. Discuss.

by · February 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Rebecca Huertas of Rebecca's Sweets and Spices who is trying to get her products into more stores.

Assemblywoman Fernandez Hosts Small Business Valentine Pop Up

Saturday February 13th the day before Valentine’s Day Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez hosted a Small Business Saturday Pop Up event at ‘The Sanz Banquet Hall’ located on Allerton Avenue. The event ran from 12 PM to 5 PM, with 17 vendors […]

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

Whose Birthday Is It? February 15, 2021

Irena Sendler (1910) Working with Polish resistance groups and a network of helpers, Sendler saved 2,500 Jewish children during WWII by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto, sometimes hidden in suitcases. After changing the children’s names and arranging for their care, she buried records of their identities in jars, hoping to someday reunite them with their parents. Though she was arrested, tortured, and reportedly executed in 1943, she actually survived the war and lived to be 98. How did she survive the Nazis? More…

by · February 15, 2021 · Bulletin Board