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Matters of Faith: What Are You Searching For?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Searching For?

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Proverbs 2:1-6 NKJV “My son, if you receive my words, And treasure my commands within you, So that you incline your ear to wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you […]

by · February 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Notable African Americans In Law: John Rock

Notable African Americans In Law: John Rock

John Rock, A First Among Firsts Black History Month stories often celebrate Thurgood Marshall, a successful attorney who became the first black appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967. The trail to that tribunal was broken over a century […]

WYSK: UNIONS FOR AMAZON BUT NOT CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

WYSK: UNIONS FOR AMAZON BUT NOT CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

You should know it was very interesting to sit down during the Amazon hearing at City Council. I listened closely as Council Members questioned the leaders of Amazon in City Council Chambers yesterday. As you know, Amazon entered into negotiations […]

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The AOC: Pay equity, civil war, and the ‘broken mentality’ of politics

BREAKING NEWS — Ocasio-Cortez, Pelosi roll out bill to close the gender gap in salaries This morning, the New York Daily News broke the news that in marking the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act that let women […]

by · January 30, 2019 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics, The AOC
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U.S. Moves to Improve Missile Defense

On January 17, President Trump, along with Vice President Pence and Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan announced the release of the 2019 Missile Defense Review (MDR). The MDR is the last of four strategic guidance documents that Trump directed the national security establishment […]

by · January 30, 2019 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Profile America: Water Fluoridation

Profile America: Water Fluoridation

Wednesday, January 30th. Early this month in 1967, the first fluoridation law in the country went into effect. Connecticut required fluoridation of public water supplies serving 20,000 or more population to combat tooth decay. The requirement was extended to the […]

by · January 30, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Profile America
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The AOC: Trump, Ocasio-Cortez, the Founding Fathers, Sundance and skin care

The Swamp fights back Writing in the New York Post on Saturday, Trump-whisperer Salena Zito applies her “special” understanding of the American electorate’s psyche to explain AOC’s populist rise. Simply put: Ocasio-Cortez and Trump are two sides of the same […]

Profile America: Prohibition

Profile America: Prohibition

Tuesday, January 29th. There have been 27 ratified amendments to the U.S. Constitution over the past 225-plus years, but that total comes with an asterisk. Uniquely, the 21st Amendment repeals the 18th, which began its short career this month in1919. […]

by · January 29, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Profile America
Where The Pols Are, January 29

Where The Pols Are, January 29

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public appearances or interviews yet scheduled. At 9:30 a.m., the Assembly and Senate hold a joint legislative hearing on the public protection portion of the governor’s 2019-20 budget, Hearing Room B, LOB, […]

Profile America: First State-Chartered University

Sunday, January 27th. “To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things.” That’s the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation’s first state-chartered university. Royally chartered private universities […]

Matters of Faith: Every Soul Counts

Matters of Faith: Every Soul Counts

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. James 5:19-20 “My friends, if any followers have wandered away from the truth, you should try to lead them back. If you turn sinners from the wrong way, you will save them from […]

Profile America: Lotus 1-2-3

Saturday, January 26th. On this date 36 years ago, the infant personal computer was empowered to become something much greater than a glorified word processor with the release of the spreadsheet program Lotus 1-2-3. The popular program drew acclaim as […]

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: January 25, 2019

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: January 25, 2019

Photo by Mike Yagoda

by · January 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Where The Pols Are, January 25

Where The Pols Are, January 25

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. At 7:45 a.m., former NYC Council President Melissa Mark-Viverito, now a public advocate candidate, greets commuters at the Borough Hall 2, 3, 4, 5 Train Station, Court Street, […]

The first transcontinental phone call occurred on January 25, 1915.

Profile America: First Transcontinental Phone Call

Friday, January 25th. On this date in 1915, east and west were linked by voice in the first transcontinental phone call. This event was a conference call involving Alexander Graham Bell in New York, his assistant Thomas Watson in San […]