President Vladimir Putin, Russia.

Vernuccio’s View: Foreign Affairs in 2020 Campaign

President Trump has had a distinctly different set of foreign policies towards Russia, China, Iran and North Korea than his predecessors.  Those nations, more accustomed to administrations that do not place a greater emphasis on U.S. national security in return […]

by · September 11, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Predator drone (US Army photo)

America Lags in New Tech War

Just as industrialization, the advent of flight and nuclear power dramatically changed warfare, cutting-edge technologies are now altering how the world will soon fight. America’s adversaries are making significant headway in this. Science fiction readers may recognize some of the […]

by · September 11, 2019 · Military, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
The British Museum - Gregorian Calendar

Profile America: Lost Days

Wednesday, September 11th. This was a day that didn’t exist in Colonial America in 1752, as the familiar calendar underwent what is called the “Gregorian correction,” switching from the ancient Julian calendar to adjust for errors accumulated over centuries. After […]

by · September 11, 2019 · History, Profile America
Decision Time Worked For Mets And The Manager

Decision Time Worked For Mets And The Manager

By Rich Mancuso./ Sports Editor Todd Frazier drove in all three runs Tuesday night at Citi Field and a 3-2 win for the Mets over the Diamndbacks kept their NL wild card hopes alive. But this was one of those […]

by · September 11, 2019 · Sports
What You Should Know: Uber Cannot Be Trusted

What You Should Know: Uber Cannot Be Trusted

You should know the Transportation Committee at the City Council is holding a hearing today on the newly enacted TLC rules to control congestion and the growth of For-Hire Vehicles (FHVs) like Uber and Lyft. In advance of the hearing, […]

by · September 10, 2019 · Government, Transportation
Tree Work Hub (NYC Parks)

De Blasio, Heastie Announce City to Stop Issuing Sidewalk Violations for Damage Caused by Street Trees

NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Heastie announced today the City will no longer issue violations to homeowners for sidewalk damage caused by City trees. The City will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the Trees & Sidewalks program to […]

by · September 10, 2019 · Local News, News
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…

by · September 10, 2019 · Bulletin Board
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)

by · September 10, 2019 · Bulletin Board
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.

by · September 10, 2019 · Bulletin Board
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 […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
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 […]

by · September 9, 2019 · Bulletin Board