NYBG Bar Car Nights

NYBG Bar Car Nights

By Jason Gonzalez  Prior to the New York Botanical Garden [NYBG] concluding its Bar Car Nights seasonal showcase, The Bronx Chronicle checked out the pristine scenery one last time under the carnivalesque lights. The Bar Car Nights is a holiday outing at […]

by · January 18, 2019 · Arts and Culture
Whose Birthday Is It? January 17, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 17, 2019

Benjamin Franklin (1706) Regarded as one of the most extraordinary public servants in American history, Franklin was also a printer, publisher, author, scientist, and inventor. After gaining popularity as the publisher of Poor Richard’s Almanack, he promoted public services in […]

by · January 17, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 17, 2019

Quote of the Day: January 17, 2019

Opportunities flit by while we sit regretting the chances we have lost, and the happiness that comes to us we heed not, because of the happiness that is gone. Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)  

by · January 17, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 17, 2019

Word of the Day: January 17, 2019

has-been Definition: (noun) Someone who is no longer popular. Synonyms: back-number Usage: There is a fine line between pop star and washed-up has-been, and the poor sales of her newest record seem to indicate that she has crossed it. Discuss. […]

by · January 17, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Borough President’s 2019 Calendar of Upcoming Events

Bronx Borough President’s 2019 Calendar of Upcoming Events

  Black History Month Celebrating African-American History & Culture Wednesday, February 13th 6 pm Dominican Heritage Month Thursday, February 28th 6 pm Irish Heritage Month Thursday, March 14th 6 pm Women’s History Month Thursday March 21st 6 pm LGBTQ Thursday, […]

State Legislature to hold Hearing on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Feb. 13

State Legislature to hold Hearing on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Feb. 13

Today, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement on tackling sexual harassment in New York: “Sexual harassment impacts employees across the country, including right here in New York. No industry is free from the […]

by · January 17, 2019 · Bulletin Board, News, Women
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

Put everything into the hands of The Lord and experience his righteousness. (Isaiah 55:7-8 KJV) “Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon […]

by · January 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Instagram)

Welcome to The AOC

“The AOC,” is a new feature that will attempt to compile and chronicle happenings in the life of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, the youngest Member of Congress, democratic socialist, social media master blaster, Twitter assassin, Instagram gangsta and Queen of […]

Whose Birthday Is It? January 16, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 16, 2019

Fulgencio Batista (1901) Batista was a soldier, president, and dictator who twice ruled Cuba. After working his way up through the army, he ruled first through associates before becoming president himself in 1940. In his first term, he achieved gains […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 16, 2019

Quote of the Day: January 16, 2019

It is not that the Englishman can’t feel—it is that he is afraid to feel. He has been taught at his public school that feeling is bad form. He must not express great joy or sorrow, or even open his […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 16, 2019

Word of the Day: January 16, 2019

contravene Definition: (verb) To act or be counter to; violate. Synonyms: infringe, run afoul, conflict Usage: This deportation order contravenes basic human rights and must be overturned. Discuss.  

by · January 16, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Jan 15, 2019; Bronx, NY, USA; WBO Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade and former WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Chris Algieri speak to kids at the South Bronx Early College Academy Charter School in Bronx, NY.  The two will fight in separate bouts on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

ANDRADE AND ALGIERI VISIT SOUTH BRONX SCHOOL

Defending World champion and former World ruler inspire next generation Demetrius Andrade and Chris Algieri took time out of their preparations for crucial fights on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, live on DAZN in the […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Loses Another Conference Game

Fordham Loses Another Conference Game

By Jason Gonzalez The Fordham Rams are now the losers of five straight. Fordham dropped their fourth home game this year as the Billikens of Saint Louis won by a final score of 63-60. In their first match-up this season […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Sports
Negron: The Passing Of Mel

Negron: The Passing Of Mel

By Ray Negron Like everyone else in the baseball community I was saddened by the terrible news of Yankee pitching great and outstanding pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre’s passing. I first met Mel in 1973 during my first season as a […]

by · January 15, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? January 15, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? January 15, 2019

Philip Livingston (1716) Livingston was a successful merchant whobecame an American revolutionary leader inthe protests against the Stamp Act and otherBritish trade restrictions. Although he was notoriginally an advocate of independence,Livingston signed the Declaration ofIndependence and remained an active member of the ContinentalCongress. He was generous with his large fortune and was asupporter of many causes, including the founding of King’sCollege, which later became what university? More…  

by · January 15, 2019 · Bulletin Board