Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

A Conversation about Service and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Conversation about Service and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Profile America: College Protests

Profile America: College Protests

Sunday, January 29 — Protests by college students in America have a long pedigree, going back 251 years. The first such action occurred in 1766, when there were just seven colleges in Colonial America.  The students at Harvard—the first college– were […]

by · January 29, 2017 · Profile America
Best Choice Home Health Care is a licensed home care agency and supplemental staffing service offering a full range of in-home care for the elderly, sick or homebound in the five boroughs of New York City and Westchester County.

BULLETIN BOARD: Open House for Certified Home Health Aides

Open House for Certified Home Health Aides Best Choice Home Health Care Inc. conducts open interviews for Certified Home Health Aides at the following locations/times: Bronx Location: 2275 Olinville Ave., Lower Level, Bronx, NY 10467 Walk-In Days: Monday through Thursday […]

Profile America: Unemployment Insurance

Profile America: Unemployment Insurance

Saturday, January 28 — As the Great Depression approached its worst, Wisconsin made the nation’s first governmental direct relief effort for the unemployed. On this date in 1932, it enacted unemployment insurance, soon followed by a half-dozen other states before Social […]

by · January 28, 2017 · Government, Labor, Profile America

BULLETIN BOARD: AM Blake 79AD State of the District, January 29

Assemblymember Blake’s State of The District (79AD) takes place on Sunday, January 29, 2016 at 2pm at DreamYard, 1085 Washington Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451. A reception will follow the event.

Bulletin Board: Community Board Workshop for Youth, February 1

Bulletin Board: Community Board Workshop for Youth, February 1

Young people and teens interested in community service and having a say in their community development are invited to a community board training at the Sonia Sotomayor Center, 1000 Rosedale Avenue in the Bronx on February 1, 2017 at 7 […]

Photo credit: Nicholas Karahalios

Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]

“To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things” is the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation's first state-chartered university.

Profile America: First State-Chartered University

Friday, January 27 — “To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things.” That’s the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation’s first state-chartered university. Royally chartered private universities […]

Bainbridge Adult Day Care Center Celebrates the New Chinese Year

Bainbridge Adult Day Care Center Celebrates the New Chinese Year

Bainbridge Adult Day Care Center Celebrates the New Chinese Year – It’s the year of the Rooster so come and party with us! Join us on Thursday, February 2nd as we bring in the Chinese New Year; we will have […]

by · January 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING REGARDING THE RELEASE OF OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA

by · January 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
New York Leads the Nation in Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

New York Leads the Nation in Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

New York Leads the Nation in Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease The Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Partners with Iconic Public Health and Environmental Advocate Erin Brockovich and Allergy & Asthma Network to Call for Real Solutions to New York’s Growing […]

by · January 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health, Op Ed
Profile America: Lotus 1-2-3

Profile America: Lotus 1-2-3

Thursday, January 26 — On this date 34 years ago, the infant personal computer was empowered to become something much greater than a glorified word processor with the release of the spreadsheet program Lotus 1-2-3. The popular program drew acclaim as […]

by · January 26, 2017 · Profile America, Technology

Eva Moskowitz, CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, Supports the Nomination of Betsy DeVos to U.S. Secretary of Education

Eva Moskowitz, CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, Supports the Nomination of Betsy DeVos to U.S. Secretary of Education In advance of today’s confirmation hearing for the nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education, Eva Moskowitz, CEO of […]

Release and Report: Horrors in Homeless Housing

Release and Report: Horrors in Homeless Housing

by · January 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
BRONX DA: SCAFFOLDING CORP. PRESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO $1M TAX FRAUD

BRONX DA: SCAFFOLDING CORP. PRESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO $1M TAX FRAUD