Archive for June, 2014

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Congressman Crowley On Today’s Supreme Court Decision In The Case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

Today, Congressman Joe Crowley released the statement below following today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that some for-profit private corporations can deny coverage of family planning services to their employees: “Opponents […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Local News
CityParks’s Golf For Kids In Pelham Bay And Baychester (1st Session Starts TOMORROW)

CityParks’s Golf For Kids In Pelham Bay And Baychester (1st Session Starts TOMORROW)

by · June 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Sports
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Bronx Bash: Jolly Tinker Celebrates 45 Years

On Saturday, July 12th at 4 p.m., Bronx watering hole The Jolly Tinker on Webster Avenue and Bedford Park, will share their 45th anniversary celebratory year with their Bronx community as they host a local community event to support and show […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Local News
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Congressman Crowley On Immigration Reform

On Friday, Congressman Joe Crowley released the statement below marking the one-year anniversary of the Senate passage of bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform, with no sign of similar action from Republican leadership in the House of Representatives: “It’s been 365 days […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
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Is Lebanon Next?

Al Jazeera is asking, with recent bomings in Lebanon, if it will be the next country to fall in to chaos: “There has been speculation for some time now that the Sunni fighters of the IS might open a third front […]

by · June 30, 2014 · World News
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BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. & THE BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL LAUNCH THE ‘BRONX 100 SCAVENGER HUNT’

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council have announced the first ever “Bronx 100 Scavenger Hunt,” which will pit teams of four from all over the region in a competition focusing on Bronx history, culture and […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
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Para Ti: A Benefit Concert for Harding Park Resident Flute Virtuoso Dave Valentin Tomorrow At Hostos

Main Theater Tuesday 7:30 p.m. TICKETS: $25, $35, $175 BUY TICKETS ONLINE here or call (718) 518-4455. A once-in-a-lifetime evening to benefit one of the world’s premier jazz flutists, Bronx native and Southeast Bronx resident Dave Valentin, who has not been […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Entertainment, Local News
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Tonight On BoroTalk With Gary Axelbank

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

2014 FIFA World Cup™ Round of 16 Netherlands 2 Full-time Mexico 1 Video highlights and timeline Round of 16 Costa Rica 1 (5) Full-time (Penalties) Greece 1 (3) Video highlights and timeline ___________________________________________________________________________ White Sox 4 Final Blue Jays 0 […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Sports
Parkchester Library Events

Parkchester Library Events

by · June 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 30, 2014

Photo by Sal Conforto

by · June 30, 2014 · Photos
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VIDEO: Bronx Chronicle Interviews Borough Pres Ruben Diaz, Jr.

The Borough President sat down with the Bronx Chronicle and host Coach Stevan Lynn to answer our concerns on issues ranging from FreshDirect to Gentrification.  Just what is the “New Bronx”?

Co-op City “Dress For Success” Event Is…Well…A Success!

Co-op City “Dress For Success” Event Is…Well…A Success!

On Saturday, a “Dress For Success” clothing drive at the Dreiser Community Center  went off without a hitch. The purpose of the event is to help prepare job seekers for the July 1st Job Fair in Co-op City. On Saturday, residents donated freshly clean […]

by · June 29, 2014 · Local News
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Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to End the AIDS Epidemic in New York State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a three-point plan to “bend the curve” and decrease new HIV infections to the point where the number of people living with HIV in New York State is reduced for the first time. The […]

by · June 29, 2014 · Local News
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President’s Weekly Address: Focusing on the Economic Priorities for the Middle Class Nationwide

In this week’s address, President Barack Obama discussed his recent trip to Minneapolis where he met a working mother named Rebekah, who wrote the President to share the challenges her family and many middle-class Americans are facing where they work […]

by · June 29, 2014 · Domestic News