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Late Bronx attorney William J. Madonna, Esq.

Funeral Arrangements For William Madonna

The family of Morris Park attorney William J. Madonna have shared the dates and times for the wake and funeral as follows: The wake location and times: Schuyler Hill Funeral Home 3535 East Tremont Avenue Bronx, NY 10465 Tuesday, June […]

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Morris Park Attorney William Madonna Found Dead

Tragedy stuck today when Morris Park attorney William J. Madonna, Esq., “Will” as some friends called him, was found dead in his home. The cause of death, although unconfirmed, is believed to be a massive heart attack.   Since 1994, William […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Announcements, Law, News, Obituary
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Rev. Abigail Serrano, 2017 Grand Marshall of the Christian Children’s Parade

The Grand Marshall of the 2017 Christian Children’s Parade will be the Widow of NYPD Chaplain Reverend Luis Serrano Sen. Rev. Rubén Diaz announced via his What You Should Know email that the Grand Marshall of this year’s Christian Children’s […]

Funeral Details for Joseph Penasso

Funeral Details for Joseph Penasso

CORRECTION: Joseph Penasso is survived by Michele Avallone Pisciotta, his wife of 15 years, and stepsons, Nicholas J. Pisciotta Jr. and Michael Pisciotta. He is survived by his children, Jennifer Penasso Member, Giuseppe Penasso and Stephanie Penasso. He has 8 grandchildren and […]

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96.

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96.

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96. Howard I. Stein, founder of RiteCheck in 1949 and founder in 1957 of the Check Cashers Association of New York (FSCNY) […]

by · February 11, 2017 · Announcements, Obituary
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Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]

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
Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro at t Communist Party Central Committee meeting. Credit: The Telegraph (UK)

Vernuccio’s View: Good Riddance to Fidel Castro

By Frank V. Vernuccio, Esq. Fidel Castro violated human rights in almost every way imaginable. He was a key sponsor of international terrorism. His secret police had informants on every block. He imprisoned an extraordinary number of people, some of […]

by · November 30, 2016 · Obituary, Vernuccio's View
No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection nor Street Cleaning on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10

No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection nor Street Cleaning on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10

No Garbage, Recycling, Organics Collection nor Street Cleaning on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10 The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Columbus Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, nor […]

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Mayor de Blasio Orders All City Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Slain Dallas Cops

ALL FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF EFFECTIVE TODAY IN HONOR OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE IN DALLAS   NEW YORK––As a mark of respect for the victims of the deadly violence that occurred in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, July 7, 2016, […]

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In Memoriam: Former Assemblyman Murray Lewinter, December 12, 1926 – July 2, 2016

Bronx-born Murray Lewinter, a former state assemblyman who became a lobbyist after his political career, died Saturday at the age of 89. The World War II veteran passed away after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, said his son-in-law Bruce Solitar. […]

American Hero: Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. RIP

American Hero: Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. RIP

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown — former president of the Bronx Community College, director of the Institute of Afro-American Affairs at New York University, professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, and Tuskegee Airman during World War II — passed away at […]

American Entrepreneurship Award, Tonight

American Entrepreneurship Award, Tonight

Today, June 27th at 6:30p.m. at the Bronx Museum of the Arts (1040 Grand Concourse), The Libra Group and the office of Assemblyman Michael Blake will announce the winners of the American Entrepreneurship Award. This is just the beginning as the […]

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FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF STAFF SERGEANT MIGUEL COLON-VAZQUEZ

In honor of Staff Sergeant Miguel Colon-Vazquez, of Brooklyn, NY, who lost his life in the line of duty on June 2, 2016 at Fort Hood.

by · June 7, 2016 · Announcements
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Remembering Kalief Browder – The New Yorker

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Bronx Community College representatives held a press conference announcing the establishment of the Kalief Browder Memorial Scholarship, Bronx Community College. Kalief Browder, who was arrested at the age of sixteen for stealing […]