Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Never Forget.

Never Forget.

We can all remember the terrible pain and sorrow inflicted upon us on September 11, 2001.  Now, 14 years later, we move forward, but we never forget those we lost in one of the worst attacks in United States history.

by · September 11, 2015 · Announcements
Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Crime and shootings are at historic lows, with over 40,000 fewer arrests and 58,000 fewer criminal court summonses   New York City experienced the safest summer (June 1 through August 31) in the modern crime tracking era of the department. Additionally both shootings and murders were […]

*** NYPD B.O.L.O. ALERT: $2500 Reward for Brooklyn Rape Suspect ***

*** NYPD B.O.L.O. ALERT: $2500 Reward for Brooklyn Rape Suspect ***

  BE ON THE LOOKOUT!  Up to $2,500 REWARD  for Information Regarding A RAPE Perpetrator and perpetrator’s shorts The NYPD seeks the public’s assistance in apprehending a rapist. On Sunday, August 30, 2015 at approximately 12:15 A.M., on Rockaway Parkway […]

Crime Victims’ Non Profit Finds Support from Congressman Crowley and Council Member Vacca

Crime Victims’ Non Profit Finds Support from Congressman Crowley and Council Member Vacca

Congressman Joseph Crowley and Council Member Jimmy Vacca recently visited a local victim support non profit in an effort to show their support for the plight of of crime victims in the Bronx. The non profit, “Crime Victims Support Services […]

PS 106 School Supplies Event Hosted By AM Sepulveda

PS 106 School Supplies Event Hosted By AM Sepulveda

300 backpacks and back-to-school supplies distributed last Saturday at Caserta Playground ‘Family Fun’ celebration   Over 400 people attended a back-to-school celebration and free school supplies giveaway held last Saturday at Caserta Playground which was jointly sponsored by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and the PTA of […]

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Foundation Work Begins on Future Manhattan Supertall Building

Foundation work has finally begun on 53 West 53rd Street almost a year after excavation began for the future supertall. Controversially, the old American Folk Art Museum, designed by Todd Williams and Billy Tsien, was demolished to make room for the “Torre […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Business, News
Trafficked Guns Are Like ‘Cockroaches’ | The Trace

Trafficked Guns Are Like ‘Cockroaches’ | The Trace

Spot treatments don’t work if the larger problem is left unchecked by Mike Spies — The Trace Imagine the United States is an apartment building with a cockroach problem. Some residents, unsettled by the creatures, hire exterminators to end the […]

by · September 1, 2015 · Crime, News
A TALE OF TWO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: RAMPANT INEQUALITY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

A TALE OF TWO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: RAMPANT INEQUALITY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

Analysis Shows Pipeline to Quality Schooling Reserved for White/Asian Students, while Black/Hispanic Students Condemned to Unequal and Inferior Schools Mayor de Blasio Needs to Keep His Promise to End Inequality — Educational Inequality Leads to Income Inequality   A new […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Education News
Cuomo Kicks Off ‘New Americans Day’ At The State Fair, 8/28

Cuomo Kicks Off ‘New Americans Day’ At The State Fair, 8/28

First-Time Special Naturalization Ceremony Celebrating the Newest New Yorkers at the NY State Fair Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the designation of New Americans Day at the 2015 Great New York State Fair on Friday, August 28. The day […]

Broken Campaign promises

Broken Campaign promises

by Roxanne Delgado Yesterday,  Brian Lehrer read my tweet #AskNYCMayor.on air. The Mayor response was Machiavellian. Deflecting resposibility, Mayor DeBlasio responded “You already have my vote. Go get the votes in the City Council and solidify the support in the […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed
NYS Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Congressman Engle Supports Planned Parenthood

Congressman Eliot Engel, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, spoke out against recent Republican attacks on Planned Parenthood. In defense of Planned Parenthood, Rep. Engel stated:   “The most recent Republican attacks on Planned Parenthood […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Government, News, Politics
Latoya Joyner- Member NYS Assembly

Assemblywoman Joyner Hosts Reading-to-Succeed Garden Party, 8/18

Focusing on educational opportunity and increasing literacy, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner will honor district children and their families, organizations and other community stakeholders that participated in her First Annual Summer Reading Challenge. The Assemblywoman will award children in her district, including […]

Pakistanis Celebrate their 68th Independence Day (WITH GALLERY)

Pakistanis Celebrate their 68th Independence Day (WITH GALLERY)

On August 2nd, Pakistanis celebrated their 68th Independence day at Bronx Park East. Though the first celebration occurred on August 15th, it is traditionally celebrated on August 14th. Pakistani Independence Day marks the end of British rule over the Indian […]

by · August 11, 2015 · Cultures, Local Events, Photos
Photo Op-ed: Cat-and-Mouse

Photo Op-ed: Cat-and-Mouse

Photo Op-ed: New York’s Cat-and-Mouse Game     State GOP Chairman Ed Cox likens the ongoing dispute between Governor Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to a cat-and-mouse game where, “Cuomo is like the cat playing with the mouse […]

by · August 6, 2015 · Photo Op Ed
The Bronx Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

The Bronx Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

Bronxites and police gathered on August 4th in over a dozen locations across the Bronx to celebrate the 32nd annual National Night Out Against Crime. More than a dozen police precincts and community organizations put together events throughout the borough, […]