Word of the Day: August 6, 2019

Word of the Day: August 6, 2019

hail-fellow Definition: (adjective) Heartily friendly and congenial. Synonyms: comradely Usage: Everyone in the tour group was instantly enamored by the guide and his hail-fellow demeanor. Discuss.

by · August 6, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of August 5, 2019

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of August 5, 2019

Cases of Interest for the Week of August 5, 2019 Monday, August 5, 2019 ADAJudgePart #Status Defendant Name Case Details Lung, F.Hornstein96Motions Idris Abdul-Muhaymin Charged with first-degree Murder and additional charges for the fatal stabbings of his 73-year-old uncle and a […]

NYPD National Night Out 2019

NYPD National Night Out 2019

by · August 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Lance Edward Massey | NY State Senate Lieutenant Commander Lance Edward Massey Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2005 Inductee was nominated by Former Senator James W. Wright Lance Edward Massey of Watertown is known as one of the most […]

by · August 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 5, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 5, 2019

Guy de Maupassant (1850) Maupassant was a 19th-century French writer considered one of the fathers of the modern short story. A protégé of Gustave Flaubert,Maupassant wrote with a simplicity, clarity, and objective calm that echoed the style of his mentor. He first gained attention with “Boule deSuif,” or “Ball of Fat,” and eventually published about 300 short stories, many of which are said to be unsurpassed in their genre. Why did Maupassant often dine at the restaurant at the base of the Eiffel Tower? More…

by · August 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 5, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 5, 2019

Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous. George Eliot (1819-1880) 

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Word of the Day: August 5, 2019

Word of the Day: August 5, 2019

wonted  Definition: (adjective) Commonly used or practiced; usual. Synonyms: habitual, accustomed, customary Usage: Professor Erlin lost his wonted calm: he beat the table with his fist, and drowned all opposition with the roar of his fine deep voice. Discuss.

by · August 5, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Matters of Faith: It’s Not Natural

Matters of Faith: It’s Not Natural

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “That’s why only someone who has God’s Spirit can understand spiritual blessings. Anyone who doesn’t have God’s Spirit thinks these blessings are foolish. 15 People who are guided by the Spirit can make all kinds of […]

by · August 4, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Whose Birthday Is It? August 2, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 2, 2019

Carroll O’Connor (1924) O’Connor was an American actor who started out on the stage and appeared in a number of movies in the 1950s and 60s. He gained fame in the 70s and early 80s playing Archie Bunker in All in the Family and Archie Bunker’s Place,winning numerous Emmy awards for his portrayal of the bigoted yet lovable blue-collar family man. He later starred as a progressive Southern sheriff on the TV show In the Heat of the Night. Which of O’Connor’s relatives also had a role on that show? More…

by · August 2, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 2, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 2, 2019

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

by · August 2, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: August 2, 2019

Word of the Day: August 2, 2019

eye-popping Definition: (adjective) Amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning. Synonyms: dazzling, fulgurant Usage: The highlight of our New Year’s celebration was easily the fireworks display, which was eye-popping and glorious. Discuss.

by · August 2, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Heavyweights And Eliminating One

Heavyweights And Eliminating One

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Put it this way the heavyweight division is still riding high after Andy Ruiz upset Anthiny Joshua at Madison Square Garden two months ago. Two shares of the title belong to Ruiz and a rematch between […]

by · August 2, 2019 · Sports
Family Adventure Race Heads Uptown to Crotona Park, Bronx – Saturday, August 10th

Family Adventure Race Heads Uptown to Crotona Park, Bronx – Saturday, August 10th

by · August 1, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 1, 2019

Whose Birthday Is It? August 1, 2019

Herman Melville (1819) Neglected for much of his career but now considered one of the greatest American writers, Melville was born into an impoverished family and had little formal schooling. He sailed for the South Seas on a whaler in 1841,jumped ship after 18 months, and spent the next 2 years on various Pacific islands. His popular first novels were based on these adventures. His masterpiece, Moby-Dick, is both an intense whaling narrative and a symbolic examination of US democracy.To whom is it dedicated? More…

by · August 1, 2019 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 1, 2019

Quote of the Day: August 1, 2019

What is a woman? I assure you, I do not know…I do not believe that anybody can know until she has expressed herself in all the arts and professions open to human skill. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

by · August 1, 2019 · Bulletin Board