Bronx Woman And Brooklyn Man Indicted In Death Of Lawrence Leathers

Bronx Woman And Brooklyn Man Indicted In Death Of Lawrence Leathers

Defendants Allegedly Choked And Hit Victim           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a man and a woman have been indicted for Manslaughter and Criminally Negligent Homicide in the death of a Bronx man.         District Attorney Clark […]

Whose Birthday Is It? July 11, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? July 11, 2019

Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561) Góngora was a poet of the Spanish Golden Age who successfully wove Renaissance and popular poetry into an original and elegant form. Very influential in his era, he developed the difficult, complex poetic style that became known as Gongorism. It provoked enmity from many of his contemporaries and was so exaggerated by less gifted imitators that his reputation suffered until the 20th century.He has since been called Spain’s greatest poet. What is his most famous work? More…

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Quote of the Day: July 11, 2019

Quote of the Day: July 11, 2019

As the viper, though it kills with it, does notdeserve to be blamed for the poison it carries,as it is a gift of nature, neither do I deservereproach for being beautiful. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)

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Word of the Day: July 11, 2019

Word of the Day: July 11, 2019

prorogue  Definition: (verb) Hold back to a later time. Synonyms: postpone, put off, defer, set back, shelve, table, remit, hold over Usage: My students begged me to prorogue the upcomingEuropean history exam so that they could have moretime to study. Discuss.

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Belmont Park Fall Meet Schedule

Belmont Park Fall Meet Schedule

NYRA releases Belmont fall meet stakes scheduleBelmont at the Big A from October 11 through October 27Eight Breeders’ Cup qualifiers on tap for Belmont Fall Championship Meet The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced race dates for the 37-day […]

by · July 10, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? July 10, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? July 10, 2019

John Calvin (1509) Calvin was a French theologian and a major figure of the Protestant Reformation. In 1531,he became part of a movement that emphasized salvation by grace rather than by works. By 1555, Calvin had succeeded in establishing a theocracy in Geneva, where he served as pastor and head of the Genevan Academy and wrote the sermons, biblical commentaries, and letters that form the basis of Calvinism. What theologian, whose arrest was ordered by Calvin, was burned atop a pyre of his own books? More…

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Quote of the Day: July 10, 2019

Quote of the Day: July 10, 2019

Love is invisible, and comes in and goes outas he likes, without anyone calling him toaccount for what he does. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)

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Word of the Day: July 10, 2019

Word of the Day: July 10, 2019

squander  Definition: (verb) Spend thoughtlessly; throw away. Synonyms: waste, blow Usage: Each man swore that for once he would be sensibleand not squander his money. Discuss. 

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Coppola: I Remember When…

By William Coppola: Contributing Columnist For Bronx Chronicle I am so tired of saying, “I remember when” about things in my life. It seems like I say that more and more about baseball than anything else. I know that it […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? July 9, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? July 9, 2019

Franz Boas (1858) Boas was a German-American anthropologist.Trained in physics, he was part of an early scientific expedition to Baffin Island, where he turned to studying Eskimo culture. He is largely credited with establishing anthropology as an academic discipline in the US, and his achievements in anthropology are virtually unrivaled. It is largely because of his work that anthropologists today attribute human differences to cultural, rather than genetic,factors. Who were some of his famous students? More…

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Quote of the Day: July 9, 2019

Quote of the Day: July 9, 2019

You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

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Word of the Day: July 9, 2019

Word of the Day: July 9, 2019

betide  Definition: (verb) To happen or happen to. Synonyms: bechance, befall Usage: Woe betide anyone who got in his way. Discuss.

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BP DIAZ ANNOUNCES BRONX SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINEUP

BP DIAZ ANNOUNCES BRONX SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINEUP

On Sunday, July 7, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the Bronx Summer Concert Series opener at Orchard Beach.Throughout the summer, as part of the series, Borough President Diaz will host concerts each Sunday, from July through […]

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 8, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of July 8, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of July 8, 2019 Monday, July 8, 2019 ADAJudgePart #Status Defendant Name Case Details Borko, N.Gross71Trial Continues Abel Cedeno Charged with first-degree Manslaughter and other charges for fatally stabbing a boy and stabbing another boy […]

BP DIAZ ISSUES NEGATIVE RECOMMENDATION ON BRONX JAIL ULURP

BP DIAZ ISSUES NEGATIVE RECOMMENDATION ON BRONX JAIL ULURP

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a negative recommendation on the de Blasio Administration’s proposal to build borough-based jails in four boroughs, including a new jail in the Mott Haven neighborhood of The Bronx.“Throughout this process the […]

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