Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

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Judicial Re-Election Pressures Tied to Harsher Criminal Sentencing

Survey of Recent Studies Find Re-Election Campaigns Make Judges More Punitive Pressures of upcoming re-election and retention election campaigns make judges more punitive toward defendants in criminal cases, according to a new analysis of social science research by the Brennan […]

by · December 7, 2015 · Law, News

Cuomo Picks Janet DiFiore as State’s Top Judge

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who lives in Westchester, tapped the county’s district attorney and his former JCOPE executive chairwoman, Janet DiFiore to become chief judge of the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. If confirmed by the state Senate, she would […]

by · December 3, 2015 · Government, Law, News

NYC SETS GOAL TO SCREEN, TREAT ALL PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOTHERS FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION

NYC Health + Hospitals, Maimonides, Greater New York Hospital Association to lead effort   First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery announced that New York City is setting a goal to screen and treat […]

Happy Albanian Independence Day from The Bronx Chronicle And Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Happy Albanian Independence Day from The Bronx Chronicle And Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

The Bronx Chronicle joins Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in wishing all of our Albanian readers a happy and thoughtful Independence Day  

by · November 28, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
Happy Thanksgiving 2015

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers and their families a Happy Thanksgiving.

by · November 26, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
Congratulations to The Bronx Chronicle from Teddy Nissan!

Congratulations to The Bronx Chronicle from Teddy Nissan!

by · November 17, 2015 · Announcements
ISIS is not and will never be true Islam

ISIS is not and will never be true Islam

“ISIS is not and will never be true Islam” By Uchenna Ekwo, PhD UCLA law professor, Mr. Amjad Mahmood Khan decries the popular perception in today’s 24 hours news cycle and social media that associate Islam with acts of terrorism. […]

by · November 17, 2015 · Cultures, News, Op Ed, Reuters, World News
SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES $50,000 IN FUNDING FOR COUNTDOWN TO FITNESS PROGRAM IN THE BRONX

SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES $50,000 IN FUNDING FOR COUNTDOWN TO FITNESS PROGRAM IN THE BRONX

Comprehensive program includes physical fitness classes, nutrition demonstrations and health assessments   At a luncheon on Saturday, State Senator Jeff Klein  announced $50,000 in state funding for the Countdown to Fitness program at the Shorehaven Community Center. Nearly 70 women from […]

NYCERS Urges Hedge Funds to Help Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

NYCERS Urges Hedge Funds to Help Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM URGES HEDGE FUND AND OPPORTUNISTIC FIXED INCOME MANAGERS TO HELP EASE PUERTO RICAN DEBT CRISIS In a letter sent to hedge fund and opportunistic fixed income managers, Trustees of the New York City Employees […]

EC Salsero Performed At Lehman College For the First Time

EC Salsero Performed At Lehman College For the First Time

On Sunday, October 25th, the latin sensation, EC Salsero performed in his first Bronx concert at Lehman College’s 500-seat Lovinger Theatre. EC Salsero performed along with his 14+ piece orchestra.   Born Eddie Claudio, Jr. to Puerto Rican parents, EC Salsero, 25, was […]

by · November 13, 2015 · Arts & Artists
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Congratulates the Two Year Anniversary of The Bronx Chronicle

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Congratulates the Two Year Anniversary of The Bronx Chronicle

Congratulations to The Bronx Chronicle on your two year anniversary, everyday you provide the community with local Bronx news. Your organization has provided thousands of individuals, many who reside within my own district, invaluable information about the events and stories […]

by · November 11, 2015 · Announcements
Veterans Day 2015 – Honoring All Who Served

Veterans Day 2015 – Honoring All Who Served

The Bronx Chronicle is proud of all the men and women who have served in our armed forces.  Today we honor and reflect on the hard work and sacrifices our veterans have endured for the cause of freedom.

by · November 11, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
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Opinion: Gentrification is nothing new

Gentrification is nothing new. There have always been urban development initiatives which have displaced poor and working class people, sometimes associated with urban renewal, sometimes shaped by market forces. But what makes gentrification so toxic and dangerous today, not only […]

by · November 10, 2015 · Op Ed
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In Memoriam: Ben Randazzo — We Will Miss You

This week, the Bronx community was saddened to learn of the passing of community fixture Ben Randazzo. Ben was chief of staff to Bronx Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Ben was 74 and had lived on the same waterfront lot in Tierney Place […]

EDITORIAL: Don’t be discouraged. Go out and VOTE!

EDITORIAL: Don’t be discouraged. Go out and VOTE!

Today is Election Day. In Bronx County, voter turnout is again expected to be low. It’s an off-year and the only contests on today’s ballot are for District Attorney and judicial posts. GO OUT and VOTE! The contest for Bronx District […]