Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution “Instead of negotiating with rogue oil corporations, DiNapoli should be protecting New Yorkers.” New York, NY — Today, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli renewed the New York State Common Retirement […]

Bronx Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend a Free Small Business Financial Workshop: March 2nd

Bronx Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend a Free Small Business Financial Workshop: March 2nd

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

STATEMENT-Engel on Administration Withdrawing Guidelines for Transgender Students

Engel Statement on the Administration Withdrawing Guidelines for Transgender Students Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and member of the House LGBT Caucus, issued the following statement on the Administration’s move […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board, LGBT Issues
Profile America: Model Railroad

Profile America: Model Railroad

Tuesday, February 28 — Although February is the calendar’s shortest month, it looms large in America’s history of railroad development. In 1815, the first state charter for a railroad was issued by New Jersey for a never-completed line between Trenton and […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? February 27, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 27, 2017

Hugo LaFayette Black (1886) Black was a US Supreme Court Justice for 34 years. A prominent supporter of the New Deal, he was also in the majority that struck down mandatory school prayer and guaranteed the availability of legal counsel […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 27, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 27, 2017

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 27, 2017

Word of the Day: February 27, 2017

Fleecy Definition: (adjective) Having soft nap produced by brushing. Synonyms: Napped, Brushed Usage: Through the train was unbearably cold, she snuggled into the bleecy lining of her coat and promptly fell asleep.

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Charlotte Ray

Profile America: Charlotte Ray

Monday, February 27 — On this date in 1872, America’s third female law student was graduated. But this third was a first. Charlotte Ray was a freeborn African-American, and the first black woman to graduate law school. With her degree from […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: Immigration Czech

Profile America: Immigration Czech

Sunday, February 26 — Immigration as an item of government involvement appeared on Colonial America’s shores 351 years ago. Born in Bohemia, essentially today’s Czech Republic, Auguste Herman came to the New World initially to work for the Dutch colony of […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Profile America
National Puerto Rican Day Parade Extends 2017 Scholarship Deadline

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Extends 2017 Scholarship Deadline

NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE EXTENDS 2017 SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE Applications now accepted through Friday, March 31. Download application form at NPRDPinc.org Organization To Grant Largest Number of Scholarships in Its History February 23rd, 2017, New York City – The National […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Serrano & Senator Serrano Invite You to a Black History Month Celebration

Congressman Serrano & Senator Serrano Invite You to a Black History Month Celebration

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays
BRONX DA’S STATEMENT ON NYS CHIEF JUDGE JANET DIFIORE’S STATE OF JUDICIARY ADDRESS

BRONX DA’S STATEMENT ON NYS CHIEF JUDGE JANET DIFIORE’S STATE OF JUDICIARY ADDRESS

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers (Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with Florida Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, urged the U.S. Department of Homeland […]

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS EIGHTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS EIGHTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS EIGHTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his annual “State of the Borough” address, his eighth since becoming borough president in 2009, today at the John F. Kennedy High School […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations (Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump unveiled a memo that drastically changes U.S. immigration enforcement and […]