Archive for July, 2014

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Under-The-Radar Affordable Art Show Rolls Out In The Bronx

ONE OF NYC’S BEST AFFORDABLE ART SHOWS, PREPARES TO ROLL OUT A TREASURE TROVE OF ART IN THE BRONX   NYC-Area Artists Converge On The “Access To Art” Fundraiser For The Bronx Art Space, With High Quality Fine Art At […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Shelling of UN School In Gaza Is Unacceptable: White House

According to the BBC, “White House spokesman Josh Earnest: “The shelling of a UN facility that is housing innocent civilians is totally unacceptable” In its strongest criticism yet of Israel’s offensive in the Palestinian territory, the US – Israel’s closest […]

by · July 31, 2014 · World News
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Paid Sick Leave Legislation Went Into Effect Yesterday

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin reminds employers and employees that yesterday, July 30, 2014, covered employees began using accrued sick leave under the City’s paid sick leave law. The paid sick leave law, which went into effect April […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
MAYOR DE BLASIO, COMPTROLLER STRINGER, COMMUNITY PRESERVATION CORPORATION, AND CITI ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP TO INVEST $350 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING

MAYOR DE BLASIO, COMPTROLLER STRINGER, COMMUNITY PRESERVATION CORPORATION, AND CITI ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP TO INVEST $350 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced a partnership to establish a $350 million fund to support affordable housing throughout New York City, marking a major investment in the administration’s historic plan to create and preserve 200,000 […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
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Subpoenas Sent to 200 Used Car Dealerships in Effort to Discover Whether Dealers are Selling Unrepaired Recalled Cars

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin announced an investigation on Wednesday into the City’s used car dealerships, which DCA licenses, seeking to discover whether they are selling unrepaired recalled cars. As part of the investigation, DCA issued subpoenas […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
G.I.V.E. Organizes It’s My Park Day Neighborhood Cleanup In Parkchester

G.I.V.E. Organizes It’s My Park Day Neighborhood Cleanup In Parkchester

On Wednesday, over 30 volunteers, including 20 teenagers from BuildOn, participated in the beautification of the green spaces by the Parkchester subway station. They painted the cobble stones around the trees as well as the two bird bath fountains. In […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
The Bronx Chronicle Presents The New Swing Sextet & Don Sonero at Crotona Park

The Bronx Chronicle Presents The New Swing Sextet & Don Sonero at Crotona Park

We saw this video from acclaimed videographer and Bronx politician Jose Rivera, who shot this at Crotona Park in June.  It’s a beautiful performance, so if you have the 18 minutes to watch, enjoy. (It only has 54 views at […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Features, Local News
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Board Of Elections Petition Update

The Bronx Chronicle, “with a little help from our friends”, in this case, friend and daily reader Anthony Rivieccio who runs the Northwest Bronx Democratic Club and has been around in politics since a Bronx campaign in 1989.  He has provided the […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
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Innovative Researcher Assumes New Leadership Role At Montefiore/Einstein

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have named Betsy Herold, M.D., chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, CHAM and Einstein. She assumed her new position on July 1. Dr. Herold is an accomplished, NIH-funded […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 31, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 31, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · July 31, 2014 · Photos
Real Talk On Race And Comedy From The PBS Newshour

Real Talk On Race And Comedy From The PBS Newshour

Negotiating a multicultural environment by using humor to bring people together? Sounds pretty Bronx to me, right folks?

by · July 31, 2014 · Domestic News, Features
46th Precinct National Night Out Next Wednesday

46th Precinct National Night Out Next Wednesday

by · July 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Residency Issues Plague Michael Blake

Residency Issues Plague Michael Blake

Check out this article from former Assemblyman Michael Benjamin, now a columinst for City & State and the NY Post, who once represented the 79th Assembly District, about Michael Blake (pictured at left),currently a candidate for State Assembly in the […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Local News
Back To School Literacy & Health Fair In Castle Hill

Back To School Literacy & Health Fair In Castle Hill

by · July 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
$3 Million in Capital Grants for Indian Field Renovation Announced by Jeff Klein & Andrew Cohen

$3 Million in Capital Grants for Indian Field Renovation Announced by Jeff Klein & Andrew Cohen

Surrounded by local families, community leaders and Little Leaguers, State Senate Coalition Co-Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Council Member Andrew Cohen (D-Bronx) announced $3 million in capital grants securedin this year’s state and city budgets for a comprehensive renovation of the […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Features, Local News