Archive for February, 2015

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by · February 28, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Job Opportunity
BxArts Factory and the Bronx Artist Resurgence

BxArts Factory and the Bronx Artist Resurgence

The Bronx still carries the burden of burning buildings, rubble, and decay. Of course Bronxites know different but also realize the reality that this image negatively impacts the opportunities and programs that are available within our borough. Because of this, […]

by · February 28, 2015 · Arts & Artists
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: February 28, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: February 28, 2015

Photo by Angelo Shenery

by · February 28, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Assembly Passes DREAM Act, Senate Action Unlikely

Assembly Passes DREAM Act, Senate Action Unlikely

On Thursday, the state Assembly voted 87-45 for the DREAM Act, a bill that would open up state-level college tuition assistance to children of immigrants and undocumented immigrants who are in the country illegally. The vote was largely along party […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Government, Immigration Issues, News
Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

As we near the close of Black History Month, I was reminded of the speech Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at the March on Washington August 28, 1963 where he told the world about his dream. A wonderful […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith
NYPD Community/Crime Forum 3/3/15

NYPD Community/Crime Forum 3/3/15

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board
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This Week in Parks: Feb 26, 2015 – Mar 4, 2015

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks This Week in Parks: Feb 26, 2015 – Mar 4, 2015 Citywide Highlights Ice Skate at Bryant Park This is your last weekend this winter to skate at the free Bryant Park rink! Don’t miss […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Wave Hill Events Feb 27–Mar 6

Wave Hill Events Feb 27–Mar 6

The transition from February to March is surely a time of intense anticipation. Recognizing that, Wave Hill offers not just the garden landscape itself, but programs that, taking a page from Mother’s Nature book, will inspire you to experience the […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Parks
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North Central Bronx – New Labor and Delivery Unit

THE BRONX – North Central Bronx has the largest midwifery program in the city, with its midwives averaging more than 20 years of experience. The new Labor and Delivery Unit at North Central Bronx Hospital reflects the midwives’ importance to […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board
NYPD Looking for Man who Raped 12 Year Old Girl

NYPD Looking for Man who Raped 12 Year Old Girl

Police are searching for a man who allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in West Farms. Investigators have released surveillance video and asks the public for help in identifying the suspect. Video c/o Jen Chung Youtube According to NYPD, the young […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Crime, Police Affairs, Video
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New York City’s Flawed Plans for “Priority Schools” Hurt Mayor de Blasio’s Case for Control of Failing Schools

Recent Analysis Reveals Glaring Flaws in New York City’s Plans for 91 Priority Schools, Highlighting Need for Urgent State Takeover of Failing Schools New York, NY— Mayor de Blasio’s claim of responsibility for New York City’s failing schools crisis and […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board
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NEW REPORT FINDS SEVERE 31% ENROLLMENT DECLINE AT BRONX’S LOW-PERFORMING SCHOOLS

Bronx Families are Voting with their Feet for High-Quality Charter and District Options: Applications for Charter Schools up at least 63% in Borough Data Shows Need for Bold, Systemic Change to Fix Failing Schools Crisis and Fulfill Parent Choice NEW […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board
ALL OR NOTHING

ALL OR NOTHING

You should know that this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo has linked the DREAM Act and the Education Investment Tax Credit in the same budget bill. If that budget bill passes, everybody wins – and if it doesn’t, then no one […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Op Ed
How Boehner’s Invite to Netanyahu is Undermining Our President

How Boehner’s Invite to Netanyahu is Undermining Our President

Earlier this month we saw a breach of traditional protocol when House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to lawmakers without notifying the White House. While the Obama administration responded that it found the invitation “interesting”, White […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Editorials, Politics, World News
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: February 27, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: February 27, 2015

Photo by Angelo Shenery

by · February 27, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos