Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley in Recognition of World Refugee Day

Chairman Crowley in Recognition of World Refugee Day (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of World Refugee Day: “Today, we recognize the unthinkable hardships that children, families, and the elderly […]

by · June 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
27TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: “Living With Cancer” – July 22nd @ Jacobi

27TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: “Living With Cancer” – July 22nd @ Jacobi

by · June 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: RIKERS ISLAND INMATE CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF FEMALE CORRECTION OFFICER

BRONX DA: RIKERS ISLAND INMATE CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF FEMALE CORRECTION OFFICER

Chairman Crowley Statement on Anniversary of Title IX

Chairman Crowley Statement on Anniversary of Title IX

Chairman Crowley Statement on Anniversary of Title IX (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the 45th Anniversary of Title IX: “For more than four decades, Title IX has served as a […]

by · June 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Political Buzz: LGBT Pride

Bronx Political Buzz: LGBT Pride

Elvin Garcia Marches in LGBT Pride Parade with Danny O’Donnell All month Council candidate Elvin Garcia has been promoting that he will be marching in today’s LGBT Pride Parade with Marriage Equality champion  Manhattan Assemblyman  Danny ODonnell. In Gay City […]

@AlexGomezNYC on Twitter

Gomez Stirs Pot, Racism Alleged

At about ten minutes before 2 AM on Friday morning, Democratic city council candidate Alex Gomez posted another incendiary tweet and Instagram post; this time directed at Morris Park Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj — the presumed frontrunner in the upcoming Council race. […]

Matters of Faith: Know What’s Expected of You

Matters of Faith: Know What’s Expected of You

Psalm 139:14 “I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.”   Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”   This is […]

by · June 25, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
CBS was first to broadcast what was known as NTSC color television, but not was the first to broadcast color.

In Living Color

Sunday, June 25 — Today is the anniversary of the first color television broadcast. In 1951, CBS transmitted the appropriately named program “Premiere” from New York City and through stations in Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia.     By the end of […]

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

The month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan has concluded this weekend. The Bronx Chronicle extends best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.   Eid Mubarak to all Bronx Muslims.  

by · June 25, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Whose Birthday Is It? June 24, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? June 24, 2017

Saint John of the Cross (1542) Saint John of the Cross was a Spanish mystic, poet, and monastic reformer. A Carmelite monk, he was ordained a priest in 1567. The following year, he joined St. Teresa of Ávila in her […]

by · June 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 24, 2017

Quote of the Day: June 24, 2017

The knight’s bones are dust, And his good sword rust; His soul is with the saints, I trust. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

by · June 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 24, 2017

Word of the Day: June 24, 2017

Emanation Definition: (noun) Something that issues from a source. Synonyms: Emission Usage: The sulphuretted hydrogen emanations, which Captain Burton mentions, could be distinctly smelt.

by · June 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Mayor Bill de Blasio does a resiliency walking tour of Sunset Harbour with Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine during the United States Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach, FL on Friday , June 23, 2017. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are: De Blasio in Miami Beach, June 24

Saturday, June 24, 2017 Governor Cuomo is in the New York City area. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events today. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule. 10:45 AM — Mayor de Blasio will deliver remarks at the US […]

New York Liberty on Twitter: "Pride Night

Liberty Fall Short On “Pride Night”, 94-89

By Luis Vazquez Friday  was “Pride Night” at Madison Square Garden and the New York Liberty were at full strength with the return of Epiphanny Prince and Via Vaughn. All the pieces were in place for a one night showcase […]

by · June 24, 2017 · LGBT Issues, Sports
Tanaka and Darvish Duel in the Bronx

Tanaka and Darvish Duel in the Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Friday night in the Bronx a baseball game was played the old way. A pitching duel on the mound from two of Japan’s best, the struggling Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers […]

by · June 24, 2017 · Sports