Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Chairman Crowley Visits Citizenship and Immigration Drive on National Citizenship Day of Action

Chairman Crowley Visits Citizenship and Immigration Drive on National Citizenship Day of Action

Chairman Crowley Visits Citizenship and Immigration Drive on National Citizenship Day of Action (Queens, NY) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) celebrated National Citizenship Day of Action at an immigration and wellness fair at P.S. 69 in […]

by · June 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT Sieck: Farias has a proven track record fighting for women (Bronx, NY) Today, #VOTEPROCHOICE announced their support for Amanda Farias, Democratic Candidate for Eighteenth District City Council. #VOTEPROCHOICE’s endorsement highlights what […]

BRONX DA: 21 MEN INDICTED IN MASSIVE CIGARETTE SMUGGLING SCHEME

BRONX DA: 21 MEN INDICTED IN MASSIVE CIGARETTE SMUGGLING SCHEME

Klein Releases Report on the Rise of Contraband and Assaults on Corrections Officers

Klein Releases Report on the Rise of Contraband and Assaults on Corrections Officers

Klein Releases Report on the Rise of Contraband and Assaults on Corrections Officers Senator Jeff Klein recently released an alarming report analyzing the growing problem of assaults on corrections officers and staff and the seemingly unabated flow of contraband into […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BP DIAZ MARCHED IN NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

BP DIAZ MARCHED IN NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

BP DIAZ MARCHED IN NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE Last Sunday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. showed off his boricua pride, marching in the 60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Borough President Diaz stated that he believed that […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Bulletin Board
OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

Public School Parents Deserve Transparency By Devon Winston    When Bill de Blasio was Public Advocate, he talked a lot about transparency in government. Once, he even gave the NYC Department of Education a “D” in transparency for failing to […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

By Cecilia Taveras When it comes to public education in the Bronx, Mayor de Blasio is better at talking than he is at listening. Last month, when the Mayor visited my borough for a week, he spent a lot of […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
Happy Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day

This is one of the nation’s favorite days — Father’s Day.   The occasion dates back to 1910, when Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington, wanted to honor her father, who raised six children by himself after his wife died. The […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Holidays, Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? June 17, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? June 17, 2017

Charles Francois Gounod (1818) Gounod was French composer who also studied for the priesthood and worked as an organist. Throughout his life, he remained torn between the theatre and the church. His reputation largely rests on his hugely popular 1859 […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: June 17, 2017

Quote of the Day: June 17, 2017

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: June 17, 2017

Word of the Day: June 17, 2017

Buoyancy Definition: (noun) Irrepressible liveliness and good spirit. Synonyms: Irrepressibility Usage: With his natural buoyancy of spirits, he began to hope again.

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Klein Celebrates the Anticipated Expansion of Property Tax Savings for Homeowners

Klein Celebrates the Anticipated Expansion of Property Tax Savings for Homeowners

Klein Celebrates the Anticipated Expansion of Property Tax Savings for Homeowners Joined by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Members Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto and Bronx seniors at a recent event, Senator Jeff Klein hailed the anticipated […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Senator Klein announces $250,000 in funding for Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corporation

Senator Klein announces $250,000 in funding for Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corporation

Senator Klein announces $250,000 in funding for Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corporation Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein announced $250,000 in funding he secured for Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corporation in this year’s state budget. Senator Klein made […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley on Ninth Circuit Decision to Block President Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Travel Ban

Chairman Crowley on Ninth Circuit Decision to Block President Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Travel Ban

Chairman Crowley on Ninth Circuit Decision to Block President Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Travel Ban (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after a three-judge panel from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals turned […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board
New York Assemblyman Francisco Moya Blasts Trump Administration for Detention of Westchester High School Student

New York Assemblyman Francisco Moya Blasts Trump Administration for Detention of Westchester High School Student

New York Assemblyman Francisco Moya Blasts Trump Administration for Detention of Westchester High School Student Assemblyman reacts to controversial detention of 19-year-old Ossining, N.Y. high school student on the morning of senior prom and just days before graduation, calls Trump […]

by · June 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board