Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

#Not62 Town Hall Meeting This Saturday, April 2

#Not62 Town Hall Meeting This Saturday, April 2

   

Successfully Applying for Affordable Housing

Successfully Applying for Affordable Housing

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ TO HOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING INFORMATION SESSION HUD Regional Administrator Holly Leicht to Moderate Panel of City Officials, Housing Developers, and Community Organizations   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr invites the public to an upcoming workshop designed […]

by · March 31, 2016 · Housing
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DC 37 Is With Hillary Clinton

DC 37 PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR HILLARY CLINTON Union endorsement puts an army of activists behind Clinton for NY Primary   With the New York State Democratic presidential primary election weeks away, District Council 37 vowed yesterday to mobilize its army […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Politics
Letter To The Editor: Support Vote Better NY Campaign

Letter To The Editor: Support Vote Better NY Campaign

Dear Editor, To be an engaged citizen is to exercise your right to vote.  It is important that every citizen is given the opportunity to cast their ballot without impediments.  I stand with the Vote Better NY campaign for election […]

“Spiking Healthcare Costs Under ACA Are A Myth,” GOP Candidates Should Stop Asserting Them

“Spiking Healthcare Costs Under ACA Are A Myth,” GOP Candidates Should Stop Asserting Them

Fmr House Aging & Health Staff Chief Says Rise in Health Care Costs is Half of Pre-ACA Former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and analyst Daniel Khan argue in a newly released article published in the Tallahassee Democrat, a highly […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Government, Health, News
Profile America: FM Radio Is Born

Profile America: FM Radio Is Born

FM RADIO DEBUTS   Wednesday, March 30 — FM radio is 75 years old. In March 1941, the first commercial FM station went on the air — W47NV in Nashville, Tennessee. FM — standing for frequency modulation — was first […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Profile America
#Not62 Town Hall Meeting: The Campaign for A Healthy Bronx!

#Not62 Town Hall Meeting: The Campaign for A Healthy Bronx!

Town Hall Meeting #Not62-The Campaign for A Healthy Bronx!   SATURDAY APRIL 2, 11AM:   Bronx Health REACH invites Bronxites to come and be a part of a Town Hall Meeting, #Not62 — The Campaign for a Healthy Bronx! on Saturday, […]

Classic Coca Cola logo

Profile America: Birth of a Classic — Coca-Cola

BIRTH OF A BRAND   Tuesday, March 29 — One of the most successful brand names of all time got its start on this date in 1886. That’s when Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton brewed up the first batch of Coca-Cola — […]

by · March 29, 2016 · Profile America
Profile America: Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

Profile America: Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

MOM AND POP BUSINESSES Monday, March 28 — While openings of a major department store or a branch of a big-box chain are often welcomed by shoppers and communities, they are also the cause of some concern. Small local businesses […]

by · March 28, 2016 · Business, Profile America
Happy Easter 2016

Happy Easter 2016

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers and their families a very Happy Easter!

by · March 27, 2016 · Holidays, Religion
UNIVAC-1 was the first  computer and  was used to process data from the 1950 Census of the U.S. population.

Profile America: Mobile Computing

MOBILE COMPUTER   Sunday, March 27 — A triumph of mobile computing was achieved on this date in 1961. A division of the Sperry Rand Corporation equipped a trailer truck to haul a UNIVAC I computer from New York City down […]

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Profile America: America’s First Shopping Mall

AMERICA’S FIRST SHOPPING MALL Profile America — Everyone who loves convenience in shopping can thank Edward Delk and J.C. Nichols. It was they who conceived, designed, and built the first shopping mall in the U.S. The Country Club Plaza, on the […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Business, Profile America
Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools By Rossileny Linarez and Shalamar & Kashay Ward   Like a lot of parents in the Bronx, we worry about the quality of the schools in our neighborhoods and we wish we had […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
Tech Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez, USAF

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell and Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs 3/18/2016 – AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Tech. Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez is a manpower analyst and Bronx, N.Y., native who has served […]

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UPDATE: Oil Spill in the Bronx River Getting Resolved

  UPDATE: Oil Spill in the Bronx River Getting Resolved   After the oil spill in Yonkers, Bronx River Alliance reported that the recent heating oil spill in Bronx River is now being resolved, thanks to all the whole scale […]

by · March 23, 2016 · Environment, Local News, News