The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Michael A. Donaldson | NY State Senate Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Michael A. Donaldson, a winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, is deserving of a place among New York State’s outstanding veterans by virtue of his […]

Whose Birthday Is It? July 8, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? July 8, 2019

Alfred Binet (1857) A major figure in the development of experimental psychology in France, Binet founded L’Année Psychologique, the first French journal on psychology, in 1895. He is also known for his research and innovations in measuring reasoning ability. Between 1905 and 1911, he and Théodore Simon developed influential scales for the measurement of the intelligence of children, which, with revisions, came into wide use in schools, industries, and the army.How did the scales work? More…

by · July 8, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 8, 2019

Quote of the Day: July 8, 2019

In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · July 8, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: July 8, 2019

Word of the Day: July 8, 2019

fishgig  Definition: (noun) An implement with a shaft and barbed pointused for catching fish. Synonyms: lance, spear Usage: I gently slid the salmon off my fishgig and passed it tomy son, who placed it with the rest of the day’s catch.Discuss.

by · July 8, 2019 · Bulletin Board
NYRA TO Honor Hall Of Famer Mariano Rivera

NYRA TO Honor Hall Of Famer Mariano Rivera

Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to visit Saratoga Race Course on July 12 NYRA to honor “Mo” with third race to be named The Mariano Rivera Hall of Fame; trackside ceremony to be held […]

by · July 8, 2019 · Sports

NYCFC Win Streak Stopped In The Bronx

By Carlos De Jesus IV: Contributing Writer For The Bronx Chronicle The fortune that favored the bold Blues since March went missing Sunday night, as they succumbed to the Portland Timbers 1-0 for a rare home loss. Losses have been […]

by · July 8, 2019 · Sports
Mets vs Phillies

No Way Mets Can Contend

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The Mets closed shop for the All-Star break Sunday afternoon at Citi Field and with another loss. But listen to manager Mickey Callaway and you want to believe there is hope that the second half […]

by · July 8, 2019 · Sports
Vernuccio’s View: Pacific Allies Coordinate Defense

Vernuccio’s View: Pacific Allies Coordinate Defense

The threat from China’s dramatic increase in military power and escalating aggressiveness has produced extraordinary concern among Pacific nations. Beijing has shown no signs of relenting, even in the face of a ruling by international authorities such as the World […]

Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

“In this way you shall set the fiftieth year apart and proclaim freedom to all the inhabitants of the land. During this year all property that has been sold shall be restored to the original owner or his descendants, and […]

by · July 7, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Coppola: Mets Showed Fire

Coppola: Mets Showed Fire

By William Coppola: Contributing Writer for Bronx Chronicle Twas a sultry summer night in Queens NY when the New York Metropolitans took on their neighbors from the city of brotherly love, the Phillies. As Sun changed to rain, the start […]

by · July 7, 2019 · Sports
No Debate: Yankees Are The Better Team

No Debate: Yankees Are The Better Team

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jason Vargas lost his concentration,  Didi Gregorious hit a home run, Gio Urshela followed with one to left and made three defensive gems at third.  Domingo German had a successful return from the injured list […]

by · July 4, 2019 · Sports
Jul 3, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Seattle Sounders defender Joevin Jones (33) plays the ball against New York City FC midfielder Keaton Parks (on ground) and defender Sebastien Ibeagha (right) during the first half at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Continues To Win Streak In Bronx

 Carlos De Jesus IV Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle There is more than one sports franchise in the Bronx defying odds, as NYCFC wiped out the Seattle Sounders 3-0 at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night. They extend their unbeaten streak in all […]

by · July 4, 2019 · Sports
Whose Birthday Is It? July 3, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? July 3, 2019

Alfred Habdank Skarbek Korzybski (1879) Korzybski was a Polish-American linguist who developed a school of thought known as general semantics. He aimed to distinguish between words and the objects they describe,as well as between individual objects all described by the same word. He stressed the arbitrary nature of language and other symbols and the problems that result from misunderstanding their nature. Why did Korzybski once trick his students into eating dog biscuits during a lecture? More…

by · July 3, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 3, 2019

Quote of the Day: July 3, 2019

If we used money to buy things with, instead oflove and kindness and the desire to pleaseone another, then we should be no better thanthe rest of the world. L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)

by · July 3, 2019 · Uncategorized
Can-Am League Announces 2019 All-Star Team

Can-Am League Announces 2019 All-Star Team

Can-Am League Announces 2019 All-Star Team Rockland Hosts Gala Events July 9th and 10th The Can-Am League has announced its selections for the 2019 All-Star Game, which will be hosted by the Rockland Boulders at Palisades Credit Union Park in […]

by · July 3, 2019 · Sports