The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Paul C. Vendetti HONOREE PROFILE May 21, 2019 ISSUE: 2019 VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME Paul C. Vendetti US Navy | Seaman First Class Born in Elmira, New York in 1926, Paul C. “Digger” Vendetti joined the United States Navy in […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? April 20, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 20, 2021

Edward L. Beach, Jr. (1918) A highly decorated American naval officer and WWII veteran, Beach became the naval aide to the US president following the war. In his free time, he wrote. Drawing on his wartime experiences, Beach penned 13 books. His first and best-known published work, 1955’s Run Silent, Run Deep, was made into a film of the same name in 1958. In 1960, Beach commanded the first submerged circumnavigation aboard the USS Triton, an American nuclear-powered submarine unique for having two what? More…

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Quote of the Day: April 20, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 20, 2021

The fallen angel becomes a malignant devil. Yet even that enemy of God and man had friends and associates in his desolation. Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

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Word of the Day: April 20, 2021

Word of the Day: April 20, 2021

environ Definition: (verb) Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle. Synonyms: border, surround, skirt, ring Usage: They are everywhere, above us, on our left, on our right; they environ us on all sides. Discuss.

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Matters of Faith: Love the Stranger as You Love Yourself

Matters of Faith: Love the Stranger as You Love Yourself

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Leviticus 19:32-34 NKJV “You shall rise before the gray headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your God: I am the Lord. And if a stranger dwells with you in your […]

by · April 18, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement

Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY Assemblymember Charles Lavine 13th A.D. Chair, Judiciary Committee Room 831, Legislative Office Building Albany, NY 12248 518-455-5456 CONTACT: Assemblymember Charles Lavine LavineC@nyassembly.gov For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021   Judiciary Committee Chair Charles D. Lavine Statement On […]

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Official winner of the March 23rd Special elections

Official winner of the March 23rd Special elections

The Winners of the Special Election are finally Announced, and it is Off to The June Primary. By Robert Press   At the Board of Elections during Rank Choice Voting count, a worried Oswald Feliz pulled out a victory in […]

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Wave Hill Events Apr 22-Apr 29

Wave Hill Events Apr 22-Apr 29

Celebrate the Earth this week at Wave Hill! Certified forest therapists will take us on a reflective walk through the gardens and trails. Family Art Project will explore imagined landscapes through art. It’s the perfect chance to build a healthier relationship […]

by · April 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 16, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 16, 2021

Sir John Franklin (1786) Franklin was a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who also served as governor of Tasmania. He is best remembered for presiding over a doomed expedition in the 1840s to chart the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic. He and his crew fell prey to a host of ills, including starvation, disease, and lead poisoning. Of the entire expedition of nearly 130 men, not one is known to have survived. What evidence suggests that some of the crew members may have resorted to cannibalism? More…

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Quote of the Day: April 16, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 16, 2021

It is true we love life; not because we are wont to live, but because we are wont to love. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

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Word of the Day: April 16, 2021

Word of the Day: April 16, 2021

chastise Definition: (verb) Censure severely. Synonyms: castigate, chasten, objurgate, correct Usage: She chastised him for his insensitive remarks about her weight until he was the one crying. Discuss.

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Con Edison Protest

Con Edison Protest

Protest at Con Edison Building On Grand Concourse for Pure Power By Robert Press Saturday across from where the Bronx Board of Elections started to do the Rank Choice Voting close to one-hundred people came to protest the monopoly on […]

by · April 14, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 14, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? April 14, 2021

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891) A member of the caste of Dalits—once known as Untouchables—Ambedkar obtained his education abroad. He returned to his native India and worked in law before entering politics. In 1947, he became the law minister of the government of India and was instrumental in framing the Indian constitution. In that capacity, he made great strides in fighting for the rights of Dalits, even criticizing Gandhi’s position on the caste system. How did the two Indian leaders differ in their approaches? More…

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Quote of the Day: April 14, 2021

Quote of the Day: April 14, 2021

There are talkers enough among us; I’ll be one of the doers. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

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Word of the Day: April 14, 2021

Word of the Day: April 14, 2021

fortify Definition: (verb) To strengthen physically, mentally, or morally. Synonyms: sustain, encourage, confirm, cheer, strengthen, reassure, brace, stiffen, hearten, embolden, invigorate Usage: Prayer fortified the congregants during their crisis. Discuss.

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