Archive for March, 2015

April Events at the New York Botanical Garden: Bronx Green-Up and the NYC Compost Project

April Events at the New York Botanical Garden: Bronx Green-Up and the NYC Compost Project

Dear Friends, Spring is here, which means it’s time to start planting or transplanting the first crops of the season outside and turn those compost piles. Bronx Green-Up kicked off the growing season with our annual seed giveaway and special […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Community Mourns the Passing of Joseph Oddo

The Bronx Community Mourns the Passing of Joseph Oddo

Many of us knew Joseph Oddo through his community work and his participation in various community groups. Mr. Oddo was part of the Pelham Bay Taxpayer Association, Pelham Grand Community Board, and on the board for Saint Theresa’s Church. He […]

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DC37, City Reach Living Wage Agreement

District Council 37 leaders and city officials have agreed to a living wage for thousands of public service workers previously earning $10 per hour or less. Union and city officials recently signed a memorandum of understanding that boosts wages to $11.50 […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Government, Labor
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Bronx Chronicle Mourns Passing of Fmr Managing Editor Joseph Oddo

It is with great sadness that The Bronx Chronicle staff announce the passing of our former managing editor, Joseph Oddo. Joseph Oddo was a good friend of our owner and publisher, Sal Conforto. “I am truly saddened by the death […]

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BronxTalk: Arlene Alda Talks ‘Just Kids From The Bronx’

Did you see last night’s BronxTalk with Arlene Alda (wife of M*A*S*H star, Alan Alda) author of the highly-acclaimed ‘Just Kids from the Bronx’? Ms. Alda spoke with host Gary Axelbank about writing her book, conducting interviews with some of […]

Understanding Money: Time for a Brand New Hustle

Understanding Money: Time for a Brand New Hustle

Time for a Brand New Hustle By John Burnett   Today, positive news about the financial health of the American economy abound. Newspaper and digital media headlines regularly report on the stock market reaching all-time highs, a stronger dollar and […]

Financial Focus: The Apple iWatch

Financial Focus: The Apple iWatch

$5 for a $1 hamburger As a financial advisor, product vendors will sometimes reach out and invite me to their “product announcement” conferences. Considering it was “Apple” and the “iWatch,” I decided I had to go. But after the iWatch preview, […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Op Ed, Technology
Order Sons of Italy in America presents 15th Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Order Sons of Italy in America presents 15th Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser

by · March 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board
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German Pilot Treated For ‘Suicidal Tendencies’

German officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot’s license. Prosecutors in Duesseldorf, where Lubitz had an apartment, said the psychotherapy occurred over an extended period before he received his pilot’s license, and […]

by · March 31, 2015 · World News
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 31, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 31, 2015

by · March 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos
March 31…Rollin Colon Comes to Montefiore

March 31…Rollin Colon Comes to Montefiore

This event will take place on TUESDAY, March 31 and the start time has been changed to 9:30am – 12 noon

Come and Celebrate St. Catherine Academy’s 125th Anniversary!

Come and Celebrate St. Catherine Academy’s 125th Anniversary!

Join St. Catherine Academy at their Woman of Distinction Gala Dinner. Join the Community in Celebrating their 125th Anniversary Year as well as 60 plus years of educating young women in the Bronx. Glen Island Harbour Club New Rochelle, NY […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board
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Sen. Diaz: Real Opportunities for Black and Hispanic Students 

What You Should Know By State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Real Opportunities for Black and Hispanic Students  You should know that charter schools are creating real opportunities for Black and Hispanic students throughout the five boroughs of New York City […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Education News, Government, Op Ed
Crime Pattern Alerts

Crime Pattern Alerts

The following information is being sent in order to keep you informed of a crime pattern occurring within the confines of the 49th Precinct:   -Gun Point Commercial Robberies Area(s): Allerton Ave business district and White Plains Rd. Times: Evening […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
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Bronxtalk Tonight: Arlene Alda, Author, ‘Just Kids from the Bronx’

ACCLAIMED BRONX BOOK ON BRONXTALK TONIGHT – “Just Kids from the Bronx’, the acclaimed new book by Arlene Alda (actor Alan Alda’s wife), will be featured on BronxTalk tonight. Ms. Alda will talk with host Gary Axelbank about the book, […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board