Whose Birthday Is It? November 12, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 12, 2019

Grace Kelly (1929) Kelly was an American actress who gained critical and popular praise for her performances in High Noon and The Country Girl, for which she won an Academy Award. She also starred in three Alfred Hitchcock films but cut short her promising acting career in 1956 when she married Prince Rainier III, becoming Princess Grace of Monaco and retiring from acting. In 1982, she died in an accident after suffering a stroke while driving on a mountain road. How did she and Prince Rainier meet? More…

by · November 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 12, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 12, 2019

Contempt is that which putteth an edge upon anger, as much or more than the hurt itself. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

by · November 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: November 12, 2019

Word of the Day: November 12, 2019

drowse  Definition: (verb) Sleep lightly or for a short period of time. Synonyms: doze, snooze Usage: Through one after another of those gray days Alexander drowsed and mused, drinking in the grateful moisture. Discuss.

by · November 12, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Ralph L. Chinelly | NY State Senate Ralph L. Chinelly Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Ralph L. Chinelly has earned a place among the elite veterans of New York State by faithfully serving his country as a member […]

by · November 11, 2019 · Veterans
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association November General Meeting

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association November General Meeting

Please join us as the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association has our general meeting on Nov 12 2019. Our guests this month will be our elected officials State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, City Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez. As always […]

by · November 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of November 11, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of November 11, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of November 11, 2019 Monday, November 11, 2019 HOLIDAY VETERANS DAY All court parts except Arraignments will be closed. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 ADAJudgePart #Status Defendant Name Case Details Miller, K.Michael77Appearance Kameron Wallace Charged with […]

Whose Birthday Is It? November 11, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? November 11, 2019

Alessandro Moreschi (1858) Moreschi was the late 19th century’s most famous castrato—a male singer who undergoes castration before puberty and, as a result, retains a soprano or alto voice that becomes extraordinarily powerful as he develops the lung capacity and physical bulk of an adult. He was first soprano in the Sistine Chapel choir for 30 years and was the only castrato of the bel canto tradition to make solo sound recordings. What do modern music critics say about the singing featured in these recordings? More…

by · November 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 11, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 11, 2019

Character is not cut in marble—it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing, and may become diseased as our bodies do. George Eliot (1819-1880)

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Word of the Day: November 11, 2019

Word of the Day: November 11, 2019

misadventure  Definition: (noun) An instance of misfortune. Synonyms: mischance, mishap Usage: D’Artagnan ran home immediately, and although it was three o’clock in the morning and he had some of the worst quarters of Paris to traverse, he met with no misadventure. Discuss.

by · November 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board

Vernuccio’s View: Global Censorship Increases

America’s First Amendment set a standard and a goal for the rest of the planet, establishing freedom of speech as a key standard of an advanced civilized society. However, as appreciation within the United States continues for this achievement wanes, […]

by · November 10, 2019 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: The Execution Chamber

Matters of Faith: The Execution Chamber

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “So put to death and deprive of power the evil longings of your earthly body [with its sensual, self-centered instincts] immorality, impurity, sinful passion, evil desire, and greed, which is [a kind of] idolatry [because […]

by · November 10, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Ivy League Win In Bronx Goes To Dartmouth

Ivy League Win In Bronx Goes To Dartmouth

By William Coppola- Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports The setting alone for this Ivy league football game between Dartmouth and Princeton at Yankee Stadium on a crisp 43 degree day in the Bronx, only added to the rich tradition these two […]

by · November 10, 2019 · Sports
NYCFC And Head Coach Part Ways

NYCFC And Head Coach Part Ways

New York City FC today announced that the Club and Head Coach Domènec Torrent have mutually agreed to part ways. Torrent replaced Patrick Vieira as New York City FC Head Coach in June 2018 and helped guide NYCFC to a […]

by · November 8, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
Enjoy Bingo and win Raffles on Dec 6th in support of Bronx Crime Victims

Enjoy Bingo and win Raffles on Dec 6th in support of Bronx Crime Victims

On December 6th 2019, Crime Victims Support Services of the North Bronx will be holding their seasonal Bingo Fest. Come enjoy Bingo games with additional Raffles, Door Prizes, 50/50, Gift Certificates, and more! Hosted at the Redwood Club, 2680 Shurz […]

Bronx DA: Former DOC Captain Sentenced for Beating Rikers Island Inmate and Falsifying Records

Bronx DA: Former DOC Captain Sentenced for Beating Rikers Island Inmate and Falsifying Records

FORMER DOC CAPTAIN SENTENCED FOR BEATING RIKERS ISLAND INMATE AND FALSIFYING RECORDS Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a former Department of Correction Captain has been sentenced for beating a Rikers Island inmate in 2016, and for lying about the incident in official paperwork. District Attorney […]