Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

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Widowhood Effect

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report. Previous studies have looked at […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Health & Nutrition
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Indian Women Legally Discrimanated Against

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some Indian laws promote a preference for sons over daughters, the United Nations said on Thursday in a report that highlights the country’s struggle to reverse a long-term decline […]

by · November 14, 2013 · World News
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Eurozone Growth Weakens Euro Falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The euro fell on Thursday as the euro zone reported weakening growth, while the dollar touched a two-month high against the yen after Japan’s finance minister said currency intervention was still a policy option. The data […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business
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Liechtenstein Goes Public

LONDON (Reuters) – Liechtenstein, whose banks have been accused by the United States and other countries of facilitating tax evasion, said on Thursday it would end its practice of helping foreigners hide money from their tax authorities. The move highlights […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized
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Fed Chairman Calls For Larger Bank Reserves

(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday reiterated the need for banks to hold more capital and liquid assets to survive a market shock, and he endorsed practices that link executive pay to performance. “One of the most […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized
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US Household Debt On The Rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. household debt rose in the latest quarter by the most in more than five years, a sign that Americans may be nearing the end of a multi-year belt-tightening trend, data from the Federal Reserve Bank […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business
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Yellen Favores Loose US Monetary Policy

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Confirmation by incoming Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that the U.S. central bank’s loose monetary policy was here to stay lifted most global equity markets on Thursday, while weak euro zone data gave […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business
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Beware Con Men raising funds !

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – An Ohio man who called himself Bobby Thompson was found guilty of defrauding donors of in 40 states of nearly $100 million through a fake charity for U.S. Navy veterans, a judge said on […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized
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Night Lights And TV lead To Poor Quality Sleep

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Falling asleep in the glow of the TV or leaving a light on next to the bed can affect brain activity levels and lead to poor quality sleep, according to the authors […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Science
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SHAMEFUL !

Today Nov. 13, 2013 Senator Gillibrand issued a statment requesting our support. Please read the following and if you can besides supporting the Senator’s efforts can your please ask your family, friends, and social media contacts to also support the […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized
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URGENT! COMMUNITY WIDE APPEAL FOR EMERGENCY SUPPLIES FOR THE PHILIPPINES!

WE HAVE BEEN REQUESTED TO HELP SPREAD THE WORD THAT AN URGENT APPEAL IS BEING MADE FOR EMERGENCY SUPPLIES BE GIVEN TO HELP SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES! PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING AND KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS IS […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized
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Bronx Chamber Of Commerce Workshop On How To Sell to The NYC Dept Of Education

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosts a * Complimentary Workshop *   Office of Equal Opportunity Presentation on How to Do Business with the NYC Dept of Education Tuesday, November 19th 12:30PM – 2PM Hutch Metro Center Conference Room To RSVP, email Michelle@bronxchamber.org […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News
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Free Tree Sign up and get one!

Sign up and get a free tree! And while you’re there ask on how you can support G.I.V.E.! Don’t be shy! Get out help create a better Bronx. G.I.V.E. (Getting Involved, Virginia Ave Efforts), Inc.shared a link. 100 free trees with […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
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Joseph Kelleher Chairman of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce will be honored on Thursday December 5th

  Please come out and support our Chamber of Commerce We are proud to announce that our Chairman Joseph Kelleher will be honored at The Home Sweet Home Gala – A Benefit For Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board
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Venue Change For Waterbury LaSalle Meeting Nov.14, 2013

Waterbury Lasalle VENUE CHANGE FOR OUR NEXT MEETING! Please be advised that our next meeting, on November 14, 2013, will be at St. Benedict’s – Father Albert Hall (the red doors on Bruckner Blvd.). Our scheduled guest speaker will be […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News