Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

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After Orlando shooting City Hall in rainbow colors to represent LGBT pride

ALL FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF EFFECTIVE TODAY IN RESPECT FOR VICTIMS OF THE ORLANDO SHOOTING   City also will light City Hall in rainbow colors to represent LGBT pride   NEW YORK—As a mark of respect for the victims […]

by · June 13, 2016 · LGBT Issues, News
Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day 2016

This Memorial Day, we remember the sacrifices of those who served and died for our freedom.

by · May 30, 2016 · Holidays
The United States Capitol

Letter To The Editor: U.S. Mental Health System Must Be Overhauled

Dear Editor: Barbara Biasotti’s personal story about her daughter’s disappearance and subsequent mental health deterioration is deeply affecting to me. I know how devastating a mental illness can be, beginning with my own severe breakdown at a Bronx college some […]

CM Palma Hosts Job Fair, May 21st

CM Palma Hosts Job Fair, May 21st

CM Annabel Palma hosts job fair on Saturday, May 21st, 11AM to 3PM at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club, 1930 Randall Avenue, Bronx NY 10473.

BP Diaz enjoying the many food from the Bronx

BP DIAZ , ‘SOPRANOS’ STAR VINCENT PASTORE & DANCE PIONEER EDUARDO VILARO TO KICKOFF BRONX WEEK 2016

BP DIAZ , ‘SOPRANOS’ STAR VINCENT PASTORE & DANCE PIONEER EDUARDO VILARO TO KICKOFF BRONX WEEK 2016   On Monday, May 2, 2016 (TOMORROW), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and two Bronx Week 2016 honorees, actor Vincent Pastore and dance […]

Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

NYLAG Mobile Unit Comes to the Bronx

CM Vanessa L. Gibson has a New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) mobile unit coming to district office in March, April, May, and June.    The NYLAG mobile unit is staffed with attorneys and travels to different places in the city offering […]

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

 

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
The NYS CAPITOL BUILDING, ALBANY,

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