Articles by: Omesh Persaud

Happy New Year 2017!

Happy New Year 2017!

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! With all that’s going on, let’s make this coming year one of positive growth, change and conviction. What plans and thoughts do you have for […]

by · January 1, 2017 · Announcements, Holidays
Craft of War Writing Workshop Engages Thoughtfully with Veterans & Civilians

Craft of War Writing Workshop Engages Thoughtfully with Veterans & Civilians

From April 2 through June 11, the Morris Park Library has been host to the “Craft of War Writing” workshop in partnership with Voices From War. It is funded by The Bronx Council of The Arts and the NYC Department […]

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.

by · January 18, 2016 · Holidays
“Stop the Violence Town Hall” Tonight with Councilmember Ritchie Torres

“Stop the Violence Town Hall” Tonight with Councilmember Ritchie Torres

To address the growing number of gang related and other acts of violence in Community Board 7, A town hall “Stop The Violence” will take place at Our Lady of Refuge Parish Center at 290 East 196th Street. at 6:30 […]

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs
Enjoy a night of food, drinks and fun with fellow Bronxites supporting Crime Victims

Enjoy a night of food, drinks and fun with fellow Bronxites supporting Crime Victims

Come and Enjoy a night of food, drinks and fun with fellow Bronxites supporting a Great Cause! Crime Victims Support Services of The North Bronx, Inc. Will be hosting a Meet & Greet at Good to Go Restaurant to help […]

HAPPY LABOR DAY 2015

HAPPY LABOR DAY 2015

As we all enjoy the day off, The Bronx Chronicle asks that we recognize the historical efforts of the American Labor movement in improving the working conditions throughout the United States.

by · September 7, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
Volunteers Organize & Pack for Emergency Relief Clothing Program by AAOHA

Volunteers Organize & Pack for Emergency Relief Clothing Program by AAOHA

On Sunday July 12th The Albanian American Open Hand Association with over 20 volunteers packed more than 120 boxes of clothes donated to their emergency relief clothing program. The program, one of many by the organization, will provide clothing to […]

by · July 15, 2015 · Community Affairs
Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015

by · May 25, 2015 · Bulletin Board
This Week’s BronxTalk – Saving 1808 Grand Concourse

This Week’s BronxTalk – Saving 1808 Grand Concourse

This week’s BronxTalk is “about a near-abandoned church on the Grand Concourse and 175th St. We discussed in detail the community’s advocacy over establishing a community arts center there and the various forces at play that might or might not bring this […]

by · January 21, 2015 · Partners, Video
Free Range Kids – Boy, 10, Bikes 20 Miles into NYC. Arrest the Parents?

Free Range Kids – Boy, 10, Bikes 20 Miles into NYC. Arrest the Parents?

Post by Contributor Lenore Skenazy Did you hear about the 10-year-old who rode his bike across the George Washington Bridge to New York City?! He says he, “pedaled twenty miles down unfamiliar roads and busy streets, past neighbors and strangers, out into […]

by · January 20, 2015 · Family, Health & Nutrition
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we remember Martin Luther King, Jr., his vision, his legacy and his words of wisdom to us all.  The Bronx Chronicle asks all Bronxites to reflect on the words and actions of Dr King.   In honor of Dr. King, […]

by · January 19, 2015 · Holidays
This Week’s BronxTalk – Councilman Ritchie Torres

This Week’s BronxTalk – Councilman Ritchie Torres

“Tonight’s BronxTalk will feature freshman Councilman Ritchie Torres, the council’s youngest member and the chair of the Public Housing committee. We’ll talk about the NYPD, a host of housing and public housing issues, and much more.” Hosted by Gary Axelbank, […]

by · January 7, 2015 · Partners, Video
2 NYPD Officers Shot In Fordham

2 NYPD Officers Shot In Fordham

Two Police Officers responding to a robbery were shot at East 184th Street and Tiebout Ave. According to sources, the officers are both expected to survive. They were both transported to St. Barnabas Hospital.  One officer is being treated for […]

by · January 6, 2015 · Crime, Local News, Police Affairs
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! Let’s all make this new year one of positive growth, change and discovery.  What plans do you have for this year?

by · January 1, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
This Week’s BronxTalk – Hart Island

This Week’s BronxTalk – Hart Island

This week’s BronxTalk is about Hart Island, “The so-called ‘island of the dead’ that’s just a mile from City Island, and the movement to turn it into a public park” “We showed footage of the bodies being loaded onto the island […]

by · December 31, 2014 · Partners, Video