Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

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 […]

United by Blue and Bronx River Alliance Concrete Plant Park Cleanup – March 11th

United by Blue and Bronx River Alliance Concrete Plant Park Cleanup – March 11th

Date: March 11, 2017 Time: 10 AM – 12 PM Location: Concrete Plant Park 1372 Westchester Ave. Bronx, NY 10472 United By Blue is teaming up with The Bronx River Alliance for a cleanup of Concrete Plant Park! Originally, a […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Profile America: Legal Tender

Profile America: Legal Tender

Saturday, February 25 — Paper money has circulated in North America since 1690, when the Massachusetts Bay Colony issued some to paper over — so to speak — the shortage of coins. But these were just promissory notes from governing bodies. […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Profile America
Chairman Crowley Statement on Threats Against Jewish Community Centers, Attack on a Jewish Cemetery

Chairman Crowley Statement on Threats Against Jewish Community Centers, Attack on a Jewish Cemetery

Chairman Crowley Statement on Threats Against Jewish Community Centers, Attack on a Jewish Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after more than 170 graves in a Jewish cemetery were vandalized and […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
James P. O'Neill, NYC's 43rd Police commissioner

NYPD Policy on Immigration Status

The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies. The NYPD accepts the city’s IDNYC […]

Profile America: Tiffany Family Jewels

Profile America: Tiffany Family Jewels

Friday, February 24 — A baby boy, whose name came to mean quality and brilliant design, was born this month in 1848—Louis Comfort Tiffany. After making his mark independently, in 1902 he became the artistic director of his father’s already famous […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Profile America
Cuomo Beefs Up Anti-Hate Crimes Efforts

Cuomo Beefs Up Anti-Hate Crimes Efforts

With heightened concerns over anti-Semitic acts in New York and around the country, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday unveiled a push to combat hate crimes. Cuomo, who met with 50 religious leaders from across the state in New York City, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Cultures, News
Whose Birthday Is It? February 23, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 23, 2017

Karl Jaspers (1883) Jaspers was a German philosopher and psychopathologist often identified as an exponent of existentialism, although he rejected this classification. In his magnum opus, Philosophy, he argued that the aim of philosophy is practical and that its purpose […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 23, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 23, 2017

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books. Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senators Carlucci & Klein Host Raise the Age Round Table with Chief Judge Lippman & Advocates

Senators Carlucci & Klein Host Raise the Age Round Table with Chief Judge Lippman & Advocates

Senators Carlucci & Klein Host Raise the Age Round Table with Chief Judge Lippman & Advocates Discussion focused on crafting legislation and included an address by Chief Judge Lippman OSSINING, NY – As part of efforts to craft legislation raising […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Law
Word of the Day: February 23, 2017

Word of the Day: February 23, 2017

Spelunker Definition: (noun) One who explores caves chiefly as a hobby; a caver. Synonyms: Potholer, Speleologist Usage: The spelunkers were lost in the cave and worried that their minimal rations, two granola bars and a bag of salted peanuts, would […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
New York City Department of Design Construction Accepting Applications for 2017 High School and College/Graduate Summer Internship Programs

New York City Department of Design Construction Accepting Applications for 2017 High School and College/Graduate Summer Internship Programs

New York City Department of Design Construction Accepting Applications for its 2017 High School and College/Graduate Summer Internship Programs (Long Island City, NY – February 21, 2017) The NYC Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) STEAM education initiative, in conjunction […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Job Opportunity
The First Observance of “Three-Fifths Clause Awareness Day” in NYC

The First Observance of “Three-Fifths Clause Awareness Day” in NYC

On Sunday, March 5, 2017, the City of New York will observe for the first time “Three-Fifth Clause Awareness Day.” As a part of this observance a special program will take place at 3 P.M. at The Schomburg Center for […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board