Whose Birthday Is It? September 10, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? September 10, 2019

Thomas Sydenham (1624) Known as “the English Hippocrates,” Sydenham was a physician who advocated direct observation instead of theorizing to determine the nature of disease. His conceptions of the causes and treatments of epidemics and his classic descriptions of gout, smallpox, malaria, and other maladies established him as a founder of modern clinical medicine and epidemiology. He introduced laudanum as a medication, helped popularize the use of quinine in treating malaria, and described what “dancing” disease? More…

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Quote of the Day: September 10, 2019

Quote of the Day: September 10, 2019

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

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Word of the Day: September 10, 2019

Word of the Day: September 10, 2019

malefic  Definition: (adjective) Having or exerting a malignant influence. Synonyms: malevolent, malign, evil Usage: I would bet my life that Amelia’s grades would improve if she stopped going out with those malefic hoodlums every night. Discuss.

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The Lincoln Highway, The Great American Road Trip

Profile America: The Lincoln Highway

Tuesday, September 10th. The route of the nation’s first coast-to-coast paved roadway was announced on this date in 1913. Known as the Lincoln Highway, its combination of new roads linking existing metropolitan roads originally ran for nearly 3,400 miles through […]

by · September 10, 2019 · Census, Profile America
Con Edison

What You Should Know: Con Ed Must Pay

Con Edison Must Pay You should know that while Con Edison ruins our roads to access their underground cables, they do not pay a franchise fee to the City of New York as other utility companies do. Tax payer money […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Opinion, What You Should Know
ISIS fighters in Iraq.

Vernuccio’s View: Prosecuting ISIS

According to a United Nations investigation, world body researchers are “Making significant progress” gathering evidence to prosecute ISIS for atrocities in Iraq and the Levant. U.N. personnel have been gathering documentary, digital, testimonial and forensic evidence for use in prosecuting […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Military, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.

A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

by · September 9, 2019 · Uncategorized
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Joseph A. LaRocco Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Inductee was nominated by Former Senator Nicholas A. Spano Joseph A. LaRocco, a native of the City of Yonkers, took part in some of the most pivotal naval battles of […]

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The sidewalk is closed, idle construction equipment sits on Williamsbridge Road blocking lanes during the weekend.

Pelham Parkway Construction Update

As the reconstruction of North Pelham Parkway Westbound reaches Williamsbridge Road traffic nightmares are occurring. Pelham Parkway is backed up from Williamsbridge Road back almost to Eastchester Road, and Williamsbridge Road can be backed up for blocks when construction vehicles […]

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The very talented and lovely Caridad de la Luz.

Bronx Fashion Week Show at the Mall In Bay Plaza

Saturday afternoon was the Annual Bronx Fashion Week Show known as A Taste of the Bronx in the mall at Bay Plaza. This year the Fashion Show was brought down from the third to the first floor, and those who […]

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Assemblywoman Fernandez helped the PPNA load the back packs as children walked by.

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association and Assemblywoman Fernandez Distribute Back Packs With School Supplies

Sunday afternoon hundreds of children and their parents came to Bronx Park East to receive a free back pack along with a large selection of school supplies. The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association with Assemblywoman Fernandez handed out over three hundred […]

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Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association General Meeting for September 2019

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association General Meeting for September 2019

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Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: September 9, 2019

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: September 9, 2019

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Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of September 9, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of September 9, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of September 9, 2019 Monday, September 9, 2019 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details Marubashi, M. Michael 77 Appearance Alexis Mejia-Ramirez Charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence and Concealment of a […]

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Whose Birthday Is It? September 9, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? September 9, 2019

Harland David “Colonel” Sanders (1890) In 1929, Sanders opened a gas station and small restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky. His cooking grew so popular that he soon closed the gas station. By 1939, he had developed a secret blend of herbs and spices and a process for cooking chicken more quickly than conventional methods. He sold his restaurant in 1956 and took to the road franchising his fried chicken recipe. By 1964, when he sold the Kentucky Fried Chicken corporation, he had sold more than 600 franchises. How did Sanders get his title? More…

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