Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Matters of Faith: The UpSide To Death

Matters of Faith: The UpSide To Death

“THE UPSIDE TO DEATH” A Sunday school teacher asked her 5 year olds questions to help them to understand why trusting Jesus is the only way to get to heaven. She asked, “If I sell everything I have and give […]

There is nothing on earth that presents ZERO risk.

Free-Range Kids: Can’t Prevent Every Tragedy

What a Suicidal Pilot Can Teach Us About Trying to Predict All Risk Like everyone else, I wish that the suicidal Germanwings pilot had been stopped from boarding the plane. I even think it makes sense for Europe to copy our “two […]

by · April 5, 2015 · Free Range Kids
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CORRUPTION WATCH: Cuomo’s Ethics Reforms Fall Short

  Window Dressing, Not Reform by Russ Haven, Esq.   Albany has seen a parade of scandals over the past decade:  Two sitting governors; three of the past four Senate Majority Leaders; the Speaker of the Assembly; a state Comptroller; […]

Ruben Diaz Jr., hosts Bronx Serving Realness After Dark

Ruben Diaz Jr., hosts Bronx Serving Realness After Dark

by · April 4, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul on Passover Observance

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul on Passover Observance

The story of Passover is one of heroism and perseverance. And it teaches us an important lesson in the history of the Jewish people…

by · April 3, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Governor Andrew Cuomo Passover Message

Governor Andrew Cuomo Passover Message

by · April 3, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Richard Rosario Conviction Stands

Bronx DA: Richard Rosario Conviction Stands

BRONX D.A. ADVISORY: RICHARD ROSARIO 440 MOTION DENIED Defendant Richard Rosario’s motion to vacate his conviction based on actual innocence has been denied. People v. Richard Rosario Timeline: June 19, 1996: George Collazo is murdered November 23, 1998: Defendant Richard […]

by · April 3, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Week In Pictures: BP Diaz at Ferry Point, Israel Discussion, Unclaimed Funds

Week In Pictures: BP Diaz at Ferry Point, Israel Discussion, Unclaimed Funds

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. tees off towards Manhattan on the opening day of the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in The Bronx on April 1, 2015.   New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli presents Bronx Borough […]

Tinted Window, Pot Arrest, Powerful SubMachine Gun, Jail

Tinted Window, Pot Arrest, Powerful SubMachine Gun, Jail

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 5 p.m., Police Officers Ryan Galvin, Mark Xylas and Vaughan Ettienne, all assigned to the 81 Precinct Anti-Crime Unit, were on patrol in the vicinity of Ralph Avenue and Bainbridge Street (Brooklyn) when they […]

by · April 2, 2015 · Crime
Corruption Watch: BerlinRosen’s Silver Lining Playbook

Corruption Watch: BerlinRosen’s Silver Lining Playbook

Why Did Sheldon Silver Pay A Consultant $750,000 and Spend Almost $2 Million When He Had No Challengers? by Gary Tilzer From 2010 to 2014, Friends of Silver (the former Speaker’s main campaign account) paid lobbyists campaign consultant BerlinRosen over $750,000.  […]

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army […]

by · April 1, 2015 · Domestic News
Monroe College hosts Female Empowerment Event

Monroe College hosts Female Empowerment Event

Sade Baderinwa of WABC-TV delivers keynote On Thursday, March 26, Monroe College held Inspire to Aspire, its third annual female empowerment event for more than 300 high school girls in the Mintz Auditorium on the college’s Bronx campus.  The girls were […]

CORRUPTION WATCH: Gov. Cuomo Touts New Ethics Reforms Enacted in State Budget

CORRUPTION WATCH: Gov. Cuomo Touts New Ethics Reforms Enacted in State Budget

Ethics Reform Includes Nation’s Strongest and Most Comprehensive Disclosure Laws for Public Officials with Outside Income Ethics in government and conflicts of interest in the legislature have been among the most persistent issues facing New York State for generations. Governor […]

No new taxes is good tax news

No new taxes is good tax news

No tax news is good news, for now E.J. McMahon One of the best things about New York’s newly adopted state budget for fiscal 2016 is something that’s not in it (yet): a costly new state subsidy of homeowners’ local property taxes. […]

by · April 1, 2015 · Op Ed, Personal Finance
Ms. Nathalia Fernandez. Credit: Miriam Quin

Assemblyman Gjonaj Hosts Women of Distinction Breakfast

Women of Distinction Honored in the 80th Assembly District by Koi Germany   A number of female community leaders were honored this past Saturday at a breakfast ceremony at F&J Pine Restaurant in the Bronxdale section of the Bronx. Hosted […]