Archive for April, 2014

Another Horse Carriage Accident Sparks Protests

Another Horse Carriage Accident Sparks Protests

Another carriage horse accident on the afternoon of April 23rd added fuel to the fire between the carriage horse industry and animal activists. A horse named Spartacus collapsed, apparently after being spooked by a bus, on Central Park South, just […]

NYC Horse Carriage Driver Accused of Switching Horses

NYC Horse Carriage Driver Accused of Switching Horses

A horse carriage driver has been accused of altering the hoof identification of his asthmatic 22 year old horse to make it appear to be a healthier horse. According to The Associated Press, carriage driver Frank Lou branded his 22 […]

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Free Trees!

by · April 30, 2014 · Uncategorized
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BINGO!

by · April 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Botanical Garden Scientist Gathers Decades of Research To Provide a Modern, Practical Guide to the Healing Powers of Plants

Drawing on decades of field research as a scientist at The New York Botanical Garden, Vice President for Botanical Science and Director and Philecology Curator of the Institute of Economic Botany Michael J. Balick brings together a wealth of useful information […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Local News
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White House Puts Out PSA On Sexual Assault After President Reauthorizes Violence Against Women Act

While tremendous progress has been made since the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was first enacted, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking are still significant problems facing women, families, and communities. Domestic violence causes 3 deaths a day to women, […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
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Health, Safety and Street Soccer USA

by · April 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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New Act Will Be A Boon For NYC Transportation Infrastructure Investment

NYC will benefit from a new national act that will fund transportation projects to the delight of Mayor Bill de Blasio.  The “GROW AMERICA Act”will expand and improve financing mechanisms to increase funding for game-changing projects, thereby creating jobs, improving […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
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Councilman Andy King On NBA Owner Donald Sterling’s Life Ban Punishment

“The punishment fits the crime,” said Northeast Bronx City Councilman Andy King on the decision yesterday by National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver to ban Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA Clippers, for life from all NBA activities as a […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, Sports
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Yesterday’s Local Sports Scores

American League Yesterday, 7:05 PM Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York Seattle Mariners (11-14) New York Yankees (15-11) 6 – 3 Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Mariners 0 0 0 0 4 0 […]

by · April 30, 2014 · Sports
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Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: April 30, 2014

Dragonfly at Indian Lake in Crotona Park Photo by Nilka Martell  

by · April 30, 2014 · Photos
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Weather Advisory

With the forecast calling for heavy rains over the next few days in NYC, and the good folks at DEP would like to urge homeowners, merchants and commercial property managers to keep catch basin grates clear of litter and debris in order […]

by · April 29, 2014 · Uncategorized
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Montefiore-Einstein Press Conference on May 1st

by · April 29, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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2 Gorillas Born At The Bronx Zoo This Spring

Two western lowland gorillas were born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo this spring, the first born at the zoo since 2006.   Julia (33 years old) gave birth on March 10 and Tuti (19 years old) had her baby […]

by · April 29, 2014 · Local News
Last Night’s Bronxtalk with Gary Axelbank

Last Night’s Bronxtalk with Gary Axelbank

Last night’s epidsode of Bronxnet’s BronxTalk with Gary Axelbank was about the Common Core controvery, featuring parent and Bronx charter school teacher Monique Dols (right), as well as President of Community Education Council 11 and Northeast Bronx resident Pamela Johnson (left).

by · April 29, 2014 · Local News