Articles by: Michael Benjamin

Credit: Sleep Junkie

Top 10 Best and Worst Mattress Guide for 2015

Bed and sleep website SleepJunkie.org compares this year’s best-rated mattresses and also highlights ones to avoid for consumers seeking better sleep Shopping for a new mattress in today’s marketplace can seem a bit challenging, with dozens of brands, confusing marketing, […]

by · November 8, 2015 · Consumer Rights
Free Red, White & Blue IHOP® Pancakes To Veterans And Active Duty Military On Veteran’s Day, November 11

Free Red, White & Blue IHOP® Pancakes To Veterans And Active Duty Military On Veteran’s Day, November 11

Those Who Serve Will be Served Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries, Blueberries and Whipped Topping GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — IHOP® restaurants will once again honor the 22 million Veterans currently living in the United States and more than […]

Assemblyman Guillermo Linares Jumps Into NY-13 Race

Assemblyman Guillermo Linares, the first Dominican-born person to be elected to office in the United States, is about to launch a bid for the 13th Congressional District being vacated by Rep. Charles Rangel in 2016. A source close to Linares […]

Man tells girlfriend he killed wife, she turns him in

Score one for the good guys! The New York Post reported today that a failed stock trader who for years has been the prime suspect in his wife’s murder was finally arrested Sunday after allegedly telling to his girlfriend about what […]

by · November 3, 2015 · Crime, News

BronxTalk: Bronx Zoning Proposals Under The Microscope

ZONING PROPOSALS ANALYZED ON BRONXTALK – On BronxTalk Monday night two Bronx community board chairmen analyzed the city’s latest zoning proposals.  Dr. Bola Omotosho from CB5 and Dan Padernacht from CB8 were quizzed by host Gary Axelbank about the series […]

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

Today is Election Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there are contests for District Attorney, State Supreme Court and Civil Court. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. If you are not sure where your poll site is located, click on the NYC […]

NYC Gen-Xodus: African American Gen Xers and Boomers Financially Stressed

NYC Gen-Xodus: African American Gen Xers and Boomers Financially Stressed

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A staggering 70% of African American Gen Xers say they may leave New York City when they retire, saying high debt, housing expenses and healthcare are hampering their ability to save, according to […]

New Hands-Free Technologies Pose Hidden Dangers for Drivers

New Hands-Free Technologies Pose Hidden Dangers for Drivers

Potentially unsafe mental distractions can persist for as long as 27 seconds after dialing, changing music or sending a text using voice commands, according to surprising new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The results raise new and […]

by · November 3, 2015 · Technology
Brain Health Survey Infographic (PRNewsFoto/AARP)

AARP: Only 1 In 2 Adults Actively Maintaining Good Brain Health

New Survey Results Released with the Launch of the Global Council on Brain Health WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In AARP’s latest survey on brain health, it found that although virtually every adult age 40 and over (98%) believes it […]

by · November 2, 2015 · Health & Nutrition
New Feature: NY Lottery Results

New Feature: NY Lottery Results

As a service to our readers, The Bronx Chronicle will print the midday/evening Numbers and Win4 results as well as the results of the various daily NY Lottery game drawings. We do this as a service to our readers and […]

by · November 2, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Lottery
Morris Park Halloween Crash Horror

Morris Park Halloween Crash Horror

USAToday reports that the driver who crashed his car into a group of trick-or-treaters along Morris Park Avenue in the North Bronx and killing three people, may have suffered a seizure, according to NYPD sources. According to a report in USAToday, […]

by · November 1, 2015 · News
The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes A New Addition: Veteran Sports Journalist Rich Mancuso

The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes A New Addition: Veteran Sports Journalist Rich Mancuso

Since its inception by a team of passionate Bronxites in October 2013, The Bronx Chronicle has been an evolving and independent source for news, information and events across the borough. Each member of the Chronicle team comes from a different […]

by · November 1, 2015 · Bronx Personalities, Sports
NYC ELECTRONIC VOTE SCANNER Machine

State AG Opens Statewide Election Hotline To Fight Voter Discrimination

Attorney General Addresses Barriers To The Ballot Box By Offering Voters A Statewide Election Day Hotline Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will operate a statewide Election Day Hotline during the general election on Tuesday, November 3. Voters encountering barriers to access at their polling […]

Nine Blocks Of The Bronx Group Welcomes TCS NYC Marathoner On Sunday

Nine Blocks Of The Bronx Group Welcomes TCS NYC Marathoner On Sunday

  The Bronx is home to the shortest stretch –approximately nine blocks– of the 26.2 mile TCS (formerly ING) New York City Marathon. The marathon route peaks at 138 Street in the Bronx at Mile 21, before dipping back down […]

Office of the New York State Attorney General

State Attorney General To Protect Asian American and Student Voters In Deerpark, NY Elections

Agreement Resolves Attorney General’s Inquiry Into Allegations of Voter Discrimination and Intimidation Faced by Asian-American Voters in Deerpark, New York  NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced this week an agreement with the Orange County Board of Elections […]

by · October 31, 2015 · Elections, Voting Rights