Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

BP Diaz Teams Up with Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins Big Brothers Big Sisters  for Day of Service (Bronx NY) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) for a Day of […]

Judge Rules For Bronx Mom In Teacher Tenure Suit

Judge Rules For Bronx Mom In Teacher Tenure Suit

SI Judge Denies Teachers Union’s Motion To Dismiss Davids v. New York  (Bronx, NY) Opponents of New York State’s teacher tenure laws won a small but important victory when a Staten Island judge allowed Davids v. New York, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality […]

by · March 13, 2015 · Education News
BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 1 (Video)

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 1 (Video)

‘The Jerome Avenue Study’, plans to create a new Bronx community on 73 blocks along Jerome Avenue.

Demystifying development for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning project

Demystifying development for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning project

What should take place on Jerome Avenue  By Fernando P. Tirado At the Bronx Parks Speak Up event at Lehman College on February 28th, I was very surprised to find members of the Department of City Planning discussing the proposed […]

by · March 9, 2015 · Op Ed
Why call the cops when you could lend a hand?

Free Range Kids: Would You Call 911 on a Parent?

Shouldn’t We Trust Parents To Make The Right Decision Post by contributor, Lenore Skenazy This excellent essay by Tracy Cutchlow in The Washington Post talks about how can we create community, trust and kindness — not to mention some kiddie self-reliance — instead […]

by · March 9, 2015 · Crime, Family
Elected Officials Mourn The Passing of Cardinal Egan

Elected Officials Mourn The Passing of Cardinal Egan

Statement of Governor Andrew Cuomo “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Edward Cardinal Egan. Throughout his life, Cardinal Egan encouraged others to devote themselves to the greater good. His thoughtful and compassionate stewardship helped New Yorkers […]

Sheikh Moussa Dremmeh Remembers Cardinal Egan

Sheikh Moussa Dremmeh Remembers Cardinal Egan

Parkchester Imam Sheikh Moussa Dremmeh Remembers Cardinal Egan Our deepest condolences to a great Father I made smile twice. Edward Cardinal Egan was a public figure humble enough to say sorry. We will forever remember his tall and gentle loving […]

by · March 6, 2015 · Op Ed
FIRST EVER STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS TONIGHT IN HARLEM

FIRST EVER STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS TONIGHT IN HARLEM

NYC FAITH LEADERS GATHER FOR THE FIRST STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS AS PART OF THE HEALING OF OUR CITY MOVEMENT   Tonight, hundreds of faith leaders, elected officials and laypersons are expected to gather for a historic, first-ever State of the Church […]

City Limits Is Hiring

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Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Has Died

Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Has Died

Cardinal Edward Egan, the Archbishop of New York from 2000-2009, died today. Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus , 12th bishop and 9th archbishop and 7th Cardinal of the See of New York, died of cardiac arrest at NYU Langone Medical Center early this […]

by · March 5, 2015 · Announcements, Faith, Obituary
2015 Peace Prize Call for Nominations

2015 Peace Prize Call for Nominations

    Each year the US Peace Memorial Foundation awards its Peace Prize to an American, or a U.S. organization, of national prominence.  Founding Members are invited to submit nominations for the 2015 honor.  Read about previous recipients at www.uspeacememorial.org/PEACEPRIZE.htm. HERE ARE THE DETAILS: 1.  Nominations for the 2015 […]

by · March 3, 2015 · Announcements
BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RELEASES  ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RELEASES ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT

Highlights Over $7.2 Billion in Total Bronx Development Since 2009   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued his annual development report, highlighting the total development seen in The Bronx since he first took office in 2009.   The […]

Parents Union Praises Lifting of the Cell Phone Ban in NYC Public Schools

Parents Union Praises Lifting of the Cell Phone Ban in NYC Public Schools

This morning, the NYC Parents Union greeted the lifting of the longtime ban of cell phones in New York City public schools with cheers. “We applaud and thank Mayor de Blasio for fulfilling his campaign promise and putting the safety […]

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

As we near the close of Black History Month, I was reminded of the speech Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at the March on Washington August 28, 1963 where he told the world about his dream. A wonderful […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith
ALL OR NOTHING

ALL OR NOTHING

You should know that this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo has linked the DREAM Act and the Education Investment Tax Credit in the same budget bill. If that budget bill passes, everybody wins – and if it doesn’t, then no one […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Op Ed