Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Quote of the Day: April 20, 2018

Quote of the Day: April 20, 2018

The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Applauds Expansion of Voting Rights for New Yorkers

Chairman Crowley Applauds Expansion of Voting Rights for New Yorkers

Chairman Crowley Applauds Expansion of Voting Rights for New Yorkers (Washington, D.C.) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Governor Cuomo’s move to expand voting rights to New Yorkers on parole: “One of the […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NYS Senator Gustavo Rivera, SD 33

STATEMENT FROM STATE SENATOR GUSTAVO RIVERA ON THE RALLY HELD BY NEW YORK COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

STATEMENT FROM STATE SENATOR GUSTAVO RIVERA ON  THE RALLY HELD BY NEW YORK COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS   (Bronx, NY) – Community organizations like Citizen Action of New York, Community Voices Heard Power, Make the Road Action, and New York Communities for Change provide […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
BLAC, The Black Institute, Elected Officials and Advocates Rally Against Board of Elections Appeal of LeFrak Voting Rights Ruling

BLAC, The Black Institute, Elected Officials and Advocates Rally Against Board of Elections Appeal of LeFrak Voting Rights Ruling

BLAC, The Black Institute, Elected Officials and Advocates Rally Against Board of Elections Appeal of LeFrak Voting Rights Ruling New York, NY – The Black Leadership Action Coalition (BLAC) and its sister organization The Black Institute (TBI), led by Bertha […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Winners & Losers Under Two Property Tax Reform Scenarios

Winners & Losers Under Two Property Tax Reform Scenarios

Original story can be found here.

by · April 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
APHIS Proposes to Amend Import Regulations for Peppers from the Republic of Korea

APHIS Proposes to Amend Import Regulations for Peppers from the Republic of Korea

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to amend its import regulations for peppers from the Republic of Korea. This commodity is currently allowed into the United States if it […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Veterans Brunch Awards – Hosted by Community Board 7

Veterans Brunch Awards – Hosted by Community Board 7

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Urges MTA to Prioritize Expansion of Metro-North Railroad Service into the Bronx

Chairman Crowley Urges MTA to Prioritize Expansion of Metro-North Railroad Service into the Bronx

Chairman Crowley Urges MTA to Prioritize Expansion of Metro-North Railroad Service into the Bronx (Queens, NY) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) is urging the MTA to prioritize expansion of the Metro-North Railroad into the East Bronx […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio with school children

A Speedier Expansion of 3-K While Early Childhood Programs Are Consolidated in the Education Department

Original article can be found here

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Pennsylvania to Receive $841,000 in USDA Farm Bill Section 10007 Funding

Pennsylvania to Receive $841,000 in USDA Farm Bill Section 10007 Funding

Funding Supports Local Projects to Protect Agriculture and Plants from Pests and Diseases WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $841,000to Pennsylvania from Section 10007 of the 2014 Farm Bill as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Demands Board of Elections Drops Efforts to Move LeFrak Polling Sites

Chairman Crowley Demands Board of Elections Drops Efforts to Move LeFrak Polling Sites

Chairman Crowley Demands Board of Elections Drops Efforts to Move LeFrak Polling Sites (Queens, NY) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) urged the New York City Board of Elections to immediately drop their misguided effort […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
PHOTOS: BP DIAZ TOURS SCHOOL WITH CHANCELLOR CARRANZA, HOSTS ANNUAL GOSPEL CONCERT & MORE

PHOTOS: BP DIAZ TOURS SCHOOL WITH CHANCELLOR CARRANZA, HOSTS ANNUAL GOSPEL CONCERT & MORE

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on a tour of P.S. 359, the Concourse Village Elementary School, on Monday, April 9, 2018.  Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at an event […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Under a Systems Approach

APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Under a Systems Approach

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its regulations to allow the importation of fresh lemons (Citrus limon) from Chile under a systems approach.  The systems approach is a combination of […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: April 17, 2018

Word of the Day: April 17, 2018

Imperil Definition: (verb) Pose a threat to; present a danger to. Synonyms: Endanger, Jeopardize, Menace, Threaten Usage: You imperil the lives of other road users by driving drunk.

by · April 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? April 17, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? April 17, 2018

Sirimavo Bandaranaike (1916) Bandaranaike’s husband became prime minister of Ceylon in 1956 and was assassinated three years later. In the election that followed, Bandaranaike’s party was victorious—making her the world’s first female prime minister. She headed two coalition governments and […]

by · April 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board