Archive for May, 2014

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Space Travel From Private Provider Imminent

by · May 31, 2014 · Uncategorized
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What is a Feuilleton?

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is over and the last word ws “feuilleton”.  So what the heck is a feuilleton? A: THIS. Feuilleton (French pronunciation: ​[fœjtɔ̃]; a diminutive of French: feuillet, the leaf of a book) was originally a kind of supplement attached to the political portion ofFrench […]

by · May 31, 2014 · Uncategorized
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Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Manana

by · May 31, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
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NYC DOT Announces Third Annual “We’re Walking Here” NYC School Winners

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced the results of this year’s “We’re Walking Here” competition, with P.S. 90/Edna Cohen School, Coney Island, Brooklyn; P.S. 1 Tottenville School, Staten Island; and P.S. 307/Pioneer Academy, Corona, Queens; earning […]

by · May 31, 2014 · Local News
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Mayor de Blasio Announces More Than 10,000 New Full-Day Pre-K Seats at Community-Based Early Childhood Centers in Every Borough

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GawBNp3CA3A Mayor de Blasio announced on Friday that New York City will open 10,400 additional full-day pre-kindergarten seats in Community-Based Early Childhood Centers by September 2014.  Communities including Crotona-Tremont in the Bronx, as well as Flushing and Jamaica in Queens, […]

by · May 31, 2014 · Local News
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Yesterday’s Local Sports Scores

American League Yesterday, 7:05 PM Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York Minnesota Twins (25-27) New York Yankees (28-25) 6 – 1 Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Twins 0 1 0 3 0 0 […]

by · May 31, 2014 · Sports
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Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: May 31, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · May 31, 2014 · Photos
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Fundraiser

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association Fundraiser

The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Assocation had its annual spring event, a fundraiser at Maestros in Morris Park, in which Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and members Alex Nilaj and Elaine Feder were honored, as well as the ownership of the Lydig Coffee […]

by · May 30, 2014 · Uncategorized
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Kerry To Snowden: “Accept Consequences Of That Act Of Civil Disobedience”

“[Snowden] should do what many people who have taken issue with their own government do, which is challenge it, speak out, engage in an act of civil disobedience,” said Secretary of State John Kerry in an interview with Gwen Ifill […]

by · May 30, 2014 · Domestic News, World News
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State Senate’s Animal Advocacy Day Wednesday

The New York State Senate on Wednesday marked the 4th annual Animal Advocacy Day at the Capitol by passing bills, sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R-C-I, Patterson), to protect animals from harm and cruelty.  Animal Advocacy Day brings together lawmakers, law […]

by · May 30, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
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Assembly Passes Legislation to Increase Number of Land Banks in New York

Speaker Sheldon Silver and Local Governments Committee Chair William Magnarelli announced yesterday the passage of legislation that would authorize the increase of the number of land banks in New York State from 10 to 20 (A.8819, Magnarelli).  The Chronicle reported […]

by · May 30, 2014 · Local News
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Assembly Approves Compassionate Care Act

Earlier this week, the State Assembly passed the Compassionate Care Act, a measure that would allow the use of marijuana to treat serious, life-threatening illnesses under the supervision of a licensed health care practitioner, creating one of the nation’s most […]

by · May 30, 2014 · Uncategorized
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Planning Strategy for East Midtown to Foster Growth, Create Jobs, and Drive Critical Up-Front Infrastructure Investments Announced Today

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Member Dan Garodnick and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer today announced a multi-part strategy to strengthen East Midtown as a world-class 21st Century commercial district. The framework announced today attempts to help ensure East Midtown’s […]

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

Stanley Cup Playoffs Yesterday, 8:00 PM Madison Square Garden, New York, New York Montreal Canadiens (2-4-0) New York Rangers (4-2-0) 0 – 1 Final 1 2 3 Total Canadiens 0 0 0 0 Rangers 0 1 0   1 Recap – Box […]

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

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · May 30, 2014 · Photos