Word of the Day: March 13, 2020

Word of the Day: March 13, 2020

commix  Definition: (verb) To bring or combine together or with something else. Synonyms: amalgamate, mingle, unify Usage: Chef Gordon is famous for his ability to commix unusual ingredients and create tasty, original dishes from them. Discuss.

by · March 13, 2020 · Bulletin Board
We Wait With Sports In The Dark

We Wait With Sports In The Dark

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Fordham did not get the opportunity to pull of an upset. Neither did other conference teams or the field of 68, as March Madness and the NCAA Tournament was suspended. All of sports is in […]

by · March 13, 2020 · Sports
Fordham With Momentum And Moves On In A-10 Tournament

Fordham With Momentum And Moves On In A-10 Tournament

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Photos: Warren King Jr. ADVISORY: Statement following from Atlantic-10 Conference regarding fans not permitted to attend remainder of tournament due to safety concerns regarding the Coronavirus Fordham was the last and 14th  seed in the […]

by · March 12, 2020 · Sports

Business Improvement Districts – Op Ed

John J Saporito  Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have advanced the business growth of over 93,000 businesses throughout NYC for more than 30 years.  BIDs, there are 11 BIDs in the Bronx, and each BID assists merchants, business owners and property […]

by · March 11, 2020 · Uncategorized
Whose Birthday Is It? March 11, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? March 11, 2020

Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider (1915) In the 1950s, Licklider—who had studied math and physics and had a doctorate in psychology—began studying information technology. He was appointed head of information processing at ARPA, the US Department of Defense’s Advanced Research Projects Agency, in the early 60s. There, he laid the groundwork for computer networking and ARPANET, the precursor of the Internet. He is considered one of the most important figures in computing history and is often compared to what historical trailblazer? More…

by · March 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: March 11, 2020

Quote of the Day: March 11, 2020

It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our griefs…have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all. Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) 

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Word of the Day: March 11, 2020

Word of the Day: March 11, 2020

comestible  Definition: (noun) Any substance that can be used as food. Synonyms: eatable, edible, pabulum, victual Usage: The kitchen table was laden with meats, cheeses, and countless other delectable comestibles. Discuss.

by · March 11, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Fatally Shooting Man After a Dispute

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Fatally Shooting Man After a Dispute

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FATALLY SHOOTING MAN AFTER A DISPUTE Defendant Pleaded Guilty to First-Degree Manslaughter           Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 25 years in […]

Whose Birthday Is It? March 10, 2020

Whose Birthday Is It? March 10, 2020

Pablo Martín Melitón de Sarasate y Navascués (1844) Sarasate was a Spanish violinist and composer. He began studying the violin with his bandmaster father at age five, and at his first public concert at age eight, he impressed a wealthy patron and was sent to study in Madrid. There, Queen Isabel II gave him the Stradivarius violin that he would play for the rest of his life. He made his Paris debut in 1860 and commenced touring the world. He wrote scores of brilliant virtuoso works, some of which are still played today. Where are his violins now? More…

by · March 10, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: March 10, 2020

Quote of the Day: March 10, 2020

The eye, like a shattered mirror, multiplies the images of sorrow. Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

by · March 10, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: March 10, 2020

Word of the Day: March 10, 2020

functionary  Definition: (noun) A worker who holds or is invested with an office. Synonyms: official Usage: The functionary next in consequence to the agent was the blacksmith, a most important, and, indeed, indispensable personage in a frontier community. Discuss. 

by · March 10, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Possible Impacts On Sports With Coronavirus Virus Cases

Possible Impacts On Sports With Coronavirus Virus Cases

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor With the number of coronavirus cases increasing there is also a watch and cautious approach that could impact sports in New York. Already major sporting events have been suspended or closed to the public in […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Sports
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Francis S. Currey | NY State Senate Sergeant Francis S. Currey Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2006 Honored throughout the country for his gallant actions during World War II, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Francis S. Currey is a […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Failure to Enact term limits is a scandal

Failure to Enact term limits is a scandal

By Philip Foglia A 2018 Gallup poll indicated that a whopping 75% of the American electorate want term limits for Congress and a McLaughlin and Associates poll similarly found 82% of voters favor term limits and 73% more likely to […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Uncategorized
Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Monday March 2, 2020

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Monday March 2, 2020

The scheduled guest speaker for the March meeting was Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark. A few hours before the meeting VNNA President Bernadette Ferrara announced that the scheduled guest Bronx DA Clark was sick and would have to be rescheduled […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Bulletin Board