Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Crimestoppers: Help Police find the killer of Cindy Diaz

Crimestoppers: Help Police find the killer of Cindy Diaz

​Help the NYPD and the Detectives at the 48th Pct find Cindy Diaz’s killer.   “Hopefully, with united efforts from police, residents and elected officials, we can fight back, with increased enforcement and cooperation with the police will go a long […]

by · January 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Profile America: Fire Hazard

Profile America: Fire Hazard

Friday, January 13 — Today, when a home is damaged or destroyed by fire, there usually is no question that it was insured against such a common danger. The first fire insurance company in Colonial America was the Friendly Society for […]

by · January 13, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: Oatmeal Month

Profile America: Oatmeal Month

Thursday, January 12 —  Many sumptuous foods get their day — or month — in the sun by way of some commemoration. But even very basic, traditional and unexciting foods get a salute. For example, this is National Oatmeal Month, […]

by · January 12, 2017 · Profile America
Op-ed: Free Oscar López Rivera

Op-ed: Free Oscar López Rivera

​by Ana Lopez  Prominent supporters of imprisoned Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, who turned 74 years old last week in his thirty-fifth year behind bars, will deliver 100,000 petitions to the White House this afternoon, Wednesday, January 11. Grammy-award […]

by · January 11, 2017 · Op Ed, Politics
Homeless Services Calls on New Yorkers to Take Part in Citywide Effort to Count City’s Unsheltered Population

Homeless Services Calls on New Yorkers to Take Part in Citywide Effort to Count City’s Unsheltered Population

NYC DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESS SERVICES CALLS ON NEW YORKERS TO TAKE PART IN CITYWIDE EFFORT TO COUNT CITY’S UNSHELTERED POPULATION ON MONDAY, JANUARY 23 Agency recruiting 3,000 volunteers to assist with annual HOPE count of street homeless individuals in all […]

by · January 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board
SENATOR JEFF KLEIN, ASSEMBLYMAN MARK GJONAJ AND LOCAL FAITH LEADERS HOST 22nd ANNUAL CHANUKAH INTERGENERATIONAL CELEBRATION

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN, ASSEMBLYMAN MARK GJONAJ AND LOCAL FAITH LEADERS HOST 22nd ANNUAL CHANUKAH INTERGENERATIONAL CELEBRATION

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN, ASSEMBLYMAN MARK GJONAJ AND LOCAL FAITH LEADERS HOST 22nd ANNUAL CHANUKAH INTERGENERATIONAL CELEBRATION BRONX, NY – Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (D-Bronx) hosted their 22nd annual Chanukah celebration at Bronx House on Wednesday, December […]

by · January 10, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
Profile America: Women’s Suffrage

Profile America: Women’s Suffrage

Tuesday, January 10 — Legislation to grant women the right to vote was first introduced on this date in 1878 when a California senator proposed the necessary constitutional amendment. Called the Susan B. Anthony amendment, it was buried in committee for […]

by · January 10, 2017 · Profile America
Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of January 9, 2017

Bronx DA: Cases of Interest for the Week of January 9, 2017

The Bronx Sees 37% Surge in Foreclosures in 2016 According to Report

The Bronx Sees 37% Surge in Foreclosures in 2016 According to Report

PropertyShark has just finished compiling our 2016 Foreclosure Report, covering first-time residential properties and wanted to share with you the results as foreclosures in the Bronx surged 37% in 2016. You can find out more in our blog post, but […]

by · January 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
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M&T Bank Begins Constructing New Bronx Branch

M&T Bank Begins Constructing New Bronx Branch Bronx, NY; January 4, 2017 – NEW YORK, NY—M&T Bank has begun work on a 1,500-square-foot branch at 2460 Grand Concourse in the Bronx, with the goal of opening by the spring of […]

by · January 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NEW YORK SELECTED FOR NATIONAL SNAP PILOT PROGRAM

NEW YORK SELECTED FOR NATIONAL SNAP PILOT PROGRAM

NEW YORK SELECTED FOR NATIONAL SNAP PILOT PROGRAM Following nearly a year of advocacy by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and others, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the selection of New York […]

by · January 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: National Static Electricity Day

Profile America: National Static Electricity Day

Monday, January 9 — If you feel a special, hair-raising electricity in the air today, well that’s no wonder — it’s National Static Electricity Day. Static electricity is the result of an imbalance between negative and positive charges in an object. […]

by · January 9, 2017 · Profile America
NYC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION CAPTAIN AND TWO OFFICERS SENTENCED FOR COVERING UP BEATING OF INMATE

NYC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION CAPTAIN AND TWO OFFICERS SENTENCED FOR COVERING UP BEATING OF INMATE

Opinion: Fluoridation of NYC Water Useless, Harmful to the Poor

Opinion: Fluoridation of NYC Water Useless, Harmful to the Poor

Coming on the heels of evidence showing that fluoridation is useless and more harmful to the poor, more researchers report that fluoridation’s tooth decay reduction still is not scientifically proven. Sicca, et al. analyzed thirty systematic reviews on tooth decay prevention, from […]

by · January 8, 2017 · Op Ed
Bronx Chamber of Commerce Evening Business Networking Event: Thursday, January 12, 6-8pm, Residence Inn by Marriott at Hutch Metro Atrium

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Evening Business Networking Event: Thursday, January 12, 6-8pm, Residence Inn by Marriott at Hutch Metro Atrium

by · January 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board