Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Op-Ed: Why I Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Op-Ed: Why I Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Moving All Americans Forward: Why I Endorse Bernie Sanders for President by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda There are many reasons that as a Bronx resident, state Assemblyman, and a Puerto Rican, I support Senator Bernie Sanders in New York’s April 19 […]

by · April 17, 2016 · Op Ed
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and City Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr. discussed budget priorities for Council District #17 with their staffs during a meeting in the borough president’s office on April 15, 2016.

Diaz, Salamanca Huddle on Budget Priorities

 

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Bernie Sanders Visits Verizon Picket Line To Rock Star Treatment

On Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visited striking Verizon employees on the picket line in Brooklyn, N.Y. NBC News reported:   http://www.nbcnews.com/video/bernie-sanders-cheered-like-a-rock-star-at-verizon-picket-line-665124419583

by · April 14, 2016 · Election News, Politics
Talent Search: 2016 City Wide Chorus Auditions

Talent Search: 2016 City Wide Chorus Auditions

MOMS Demand Action For Gun Sense In America

MOMS Demand Action For Gun Sense In America

March with ‘Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense’ from Cadman Plaza Park to City Hall. 4th annual Brooklyn Bridge March, Saturday, May 7th.  

Diaz Visits Fordham University College Democrats

Diaz Visits Fordham University College Democrats

    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. visited the College Democrats of Fordham University. During an hour-long conversation the borough president spoke with the students about his career in government, the resurgence of The […]

Diaz Tours Historic Orchard Beach Promenade

Diaz Tours Historic Orchard Beach Promenade

  Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined Iris Rodriguez-Rosa, Bronx Parks Commissioner, and John Krawchuk, Director of Historic Preservation for the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, on a tour of the historic Orchard Beach promenade on […]

by · April 12, 2016 · Government, Parks
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NY State Senate Passes Bill Eliminating The ‘Tampons’ Tax

        The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would exempt several basic and necessary women’s items from being unfairly taxed. The bill (S6726), sponsored by Senator Susan Serino (R-C-I, Hyde Park), would exempt feminine hygiene […]

by · April 12, 2016 · Government
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Klein, Dinowitz, IDC Secure $2 Million Diversity Fund for City Specialized High Schools

Proposal receives wave of support from diversity initiatives, alumni groups   Albany, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), State Senator Tony Avella (D-Queens), Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley (D-Brooklyn) announced that the Independent Democratic Conference […]

by · April 12, 2016 · Education, Government
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CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST CITY ED DEPARTMENT FOR FAILING TO PROTECT STUDENTS FROM VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS

Plaintiffs Include Eleven Child Victims Whose Incidents of Abuse and Harassment Were Ignored by Department of Education   Today, eleven students and ten parents from New York City district schools filed a class action lawsuit against the Department of Education […]

by · April 7, 2016 · Uncategorized
Bronx BOLO Alert

Bronx BOLO Alert

BE ON THE LOOKOUT! Clarence Jones M/B, 66 years of age is wanted in connection of four gunpoint robberies in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.  The suspect follows elderly females into their residences, displays a knife and a small black […]

NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Workshop in Celebration of Financial Literacy Month

NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Workshop in Celebration of Financial Literacy Month

  NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) Workshop in Celebration of Financial Literacy Month on April 13, 2016. RSVP today to reserve your seat. Click here to register. Light meal and refreshments served.

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet at Maestro’s, April 16

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet at Maestro’s, April 16

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet Will Be Held On April 16   On Saturday, April 16, 2016, the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will be celebrating its Annual Banquet at Maestro’s Caterers, located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx, […]

Op_Ed: FOIL Requests Foiled By DOE

Op_Ed: FOIL Requests Foiled By DOE

FOIL Requests Foiled By DOE By Shamona Kirkland Right now, New York City’s public school parents have no way of knowing that our children are safe at school. In fact, we have good reason to believe they are not: in […]

by · April 5, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
Profile America: Vitamin C

Profile America: Vitamin C

C MAJOR Monday, April 4 — Today is Vitamin C Day, celebrated — if that’s the word — every April 4 on the anniversary of the isolation of this vitamin. The breakthrough was made in 1932 by two doctors at the University of […]

by · April 4, 2016 · Profile America