Articles by: Michael Benjamin

Sewer-clogging wet wipes focus of Council action

City Council looks to flush ad claims of sewer-clogging wet wipe | NY Daily News It seems more Bronxites and New Yorkers are using wet wipes instead of toilet paper. The supposedly disposable towelettes are clogging the city’s sewer system […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Retired state legislators, ‘Legislator Emeritus’ vanity plates

Retired state legislators, ‘Legislator Emeritus’ vanity plates

You’d think that in today’s sour political climate that the New York’s retired state legislators would be wary of sporting vanity car license plates. Well, that didn’t deter one from having Haile Rivera, a reader of The Bronx Chronicle tweet […]

by · February 11, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Editorials

NYPD Officer Indicted in Killing of Brooklyn Man

NYPD Officer Peter Liang was indicted on Tuesday in the shooting death of a Brooklyn man, Akai Gurley. Gurley was the 28-year old man accidently shot by rookie P.O. Liang in a darkened staircase at the Pink Houses, a NYCHA […]

by · February 11, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime

FBI Eye Bronx Pols, Bronx Democratic Political Machine

In an article published online Monday morning, NY Post columnist John Crudele reported that upstate FBI agents are reviewing allegations of voter fraud, fraudulent nominating petition signatures and possibly personal use of campaign funds by Bronx officials connected to the […]

by · February 10, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Ex-Assemblyman Adam Powell Kicks Off Congressional  Campaign

Ex-Assemblyman Adam Powell Kicks Off Congressional Campaign

Powell for Congress announced its upcoming Campaign Kickoff event on February 25, 2015 will take place at The Poet’s Den Theater and Gallery. Former East Harlem Assemblyman Adam C. Powell IV is running for NY-13, a Bronx/Manhattan congressional district. NY-13 incumbent […]

by · February 9, 2015 · Local Events, Politics