Quote of the Day: January 12, 2021

Quote of the Day: January 12, 2021

So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey; And these have smaller still to bite ’em; And so proceed ad infinitum. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

by · January 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 12, 2021

Word of the Day: January 12, 2021

glutton Definition: (noun) A person who eats and drinks excessively or voraciously. Synonyms: gourmand, gorger, gannet, gobbler, pig Usage: He is a real glutton when it comes to junk food, but somehow he stays skinny as a toothpick. Discuss.

by · January 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: Strength in Weakness

Matters of Faith: Strength in Weakness

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (vv. 6-10) NKJV ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “For though I might desire to boast, I will not be a fool; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, lest anyone should think of me […]

by · January 10, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A group photo with Councilman Gjonaj, The Three King, members of the Clergy who helped, Santa Claus, Executive Team members from the Bronx McDonald's, and some of the children who participated in the event.

Three Kings Event in 13th Council District

Balthasar, Melchior, and Gasper The three Kings came to say hello to Councilman Mark Gjonaj at his office on Williamsbridge Road  Wednesday, and to help Santa give out a sleigh full of toys to the boys and girls who stopped […]

by · January 8, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 8, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? January 8, 2021

Carl Ransom Rogers (1902) An influential American psychologist, Rogers is best known for having developed the technique of nondirective therapy, in which therapists refrain from offering advice or interpretation so as to allow clients to talk freely. By the 1960s, his method had been widely adopted, and Rogers became one of the best-known professionals in his field. His books include 1961’s On Becoming a Person. According to Rogers, what are the characteristics of a fully functioning person living “the good life”? More…

by · January 8, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 8, 2021

Quote of the Day: January 8, 2021

Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation. Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

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Word of the Day: January 8, 2021

Word of the Day: January 8, 2021

enrapture Definition: (verb) To fill with delight. Synonyms: enchant, enthrall, ravish, transport Usage: The Harry Potter books have enraptured millions of young readers. Discuss.

by · January 8, 2021 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Rodney K. Moore Award: Honoring Our Veterans Year: 2015 U.S. Air Force Rodney Moore began his military career when he joined the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He became proficient in refueling all aircraft, including fighter jets and transit aircraft. Mr. […]

by · January 7, 2021 · Veterans
Whose Birthday Is It? January 7, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? January 7, 2021

Millard Fillmore (1800) Born in a log cabin in rural New York, Fillmore was compelled to work at an early age to help support his large, impoverished family. Despite his limited education, he became a lawyer and was elected vice president under Zachary Taylor. Upon Taylor’s death in 1850, Fillmore was sworn in as president. His attempt to take a moderate stance on the highly contentious issue of slavery ended his political career. While being fed soup, a dying Fillmore made what remark that turned out to be his last? More…

by · January 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 7, 2021

Quote of the Day: January 7, 2021

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired. Homer (900 BC-800 BC)

by · January 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 7, 2021

Word of the Day: January 7, 2021

corpulence Definition: (noun) Bulkiness or largeness of body; fatness; portliness. Synonyms: stoutness Usage: The corpulence of the adult pig astounded those who had never seen one before. Discuss.

by · January 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR POSSESSING MULTIPLE GUNS, AMMUNITION, HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINES AND A DRUM-FEEDER

BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR POSSESSING MULTIPLE GUNS, AMMUNITION, HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINES AND A DRUM-FEEDER

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been indicted on multiple weapons possession charges for illegally having five handguns, an ammunition feeding device, and high-capacity magazines in his car.           District Attorney Clark […]

by · January 6, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Russia, China Form Stronger Alliance

As 2020 drew to a close, China and Russia strengthened their alliance through joint military maneuvers in both Europe and Asia. The move was solidified by joint operations of the two nations’ air and naval forces, as well as through […]

by · January 6, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 6, 2021

Whose Birthday Is It? January 6, 2021

Heinrich Schliemann (1822) As a boy, Schliemann loved Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. After making his fortune, he devoted himself at the age of 36 to searching for the ruins of the ancient city of Troy, which played a prominent role in Homer’s account of the Trojan War but was believed to be fictional. In 1873, Schliemann not only found the remains of Troy—verifying the Trojan War’s place in history—but also uncovered the ruins of several other cities that had been built on the same site. Where did he find Troy? More…

by · January 6, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 6, 2021

Quote of the Day: January 6, 2021

An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done. Jane Austen (1775-1817)

by · January 6, 2021 · Bulletin Board