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Former FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Dead at 83

Former FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Dead at 83

On Wednesday former Deputy Mayor and Administration for Children’s Services, Department of Investigation and FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta died at age 83.  On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered that all flags shall be flown at half-staff on all City […]

by · March 25, 2016 · Announcements, News, Obituary
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Frank Sinatra, Jr. Dead at 72

  The Sinatra family said in a statement that Frank Sinatra, Jr. died unexpectedly Wednesday of cardiac arrest while on tour in Daytona Beach, Florida.   Sinatra Jr. was the son of Sinatra’s first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra, and the […]

by · March 17, 2016 · Entertainment, Obituary
Memorial Day Flagging. Courtesy Woodlawn Cemetery.

Novelist E. L. Doctorow Buried At Woodlawn Cemetery

Bronx-born novelist and writer E. L. Doctorow, who died July 21st, was interred here at Woodlawn Cemetery on Thursday, October 1st.  I was among only three others, besides the family, to attend.   He included Woodlawn in his novels “Ragtime” […]

New York State Youth Executive Pardons Program

New York State Youth Executive Pardons Program

New York State Youth Pardon Program Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is offering executive pardons to New Yorkers convicted of nonviolent crimes at ages 16 and 17, who have been crime free for a minimum of 10 years since their offense. […]

IN MEMORIAM: Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies At 94

IN MEMORIAM: Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies At 94

Nancy Reagan, wife of former President Ronald Reagan, died on Sunday. She was 94.   The cause of death was congestive heart failure, according to her rep Joanne Drake, a spokeswoman with the Reagan Library.   “Mrs. Reagan will be […]

by · March 7, 2016 · News, Obituary
Free Financial Counseling Available At Bronx Borough Hall

Free Financial Counseling Available At Bronx Borough Hall

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. is sponsoring free financial counseling at Bronx Borough Hall today through February 29.  

Bronx Clergy Task Force Hosts Interfaith Breakfast, March 3

Bronx Clergy Task Force Hosts Interfaith Breakfast, March 3

INTERFAITH BREAKFAST – CALLING FOR PEACE & HEALTH   Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 9:00 AM to12:00 PM (EST) 177 Dreiser Loop – Co-op City Auditorium B Bronx, NY 10475 View Map   BRONX CLERGY TASK FORCE in partnership with […]

Food Network Chopped Junior Casting Call

Food Network Chopped Junior Casting Call

Chopped Junior is Now Casting Kids of All Ages Food Network is now casting the most talented kid chefs from around the country. DOES YOUR CHILD/TEEN COOK LIKE A PRO CHEF? The Food Network is in search of young culinary […]

Elected Officials to celebrate the 4th Annual African American Abrazo  in New York

Elected Officials to celebrate the 4th Annual African American Abrazo in New York

Elected Officials to celebrate the 4th African American Abrazo  in New York Bronx, NY —  Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with  New York State Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and Michael Blake will celebrate the 4th Annual African American […]

CUOMO NOMINATES ROSSANA ROSADO AS NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE

CUOMO NOMINATES ROSSANA ROSADO AS NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE

Rosado to succeed Cesar Perales, Lifelong Public Servant and Founder of New York State Office of New Americans Perales to Retire from Department of State, be Nominated to Empire State Development Board   Governor Cuomo has nominated Rossana Rosado as […]

The Bronx Loses One of its Own – In memorial of Thomas J. Hefter Sr.

The Bronx Loses One of its Own – In memorial of Thomas J. Hefter Sr.

The Bronx loses one of its own In memorial of Thomas J. Hefter Sr. Thomas J. Hefter Sr. passed away December 10, 2015, with his children by his side. Son of Mary and Al born and raised in The Bronx […]

by · January 13, 2016 · Announcements, Bulletin Board, Obituary
A Time to be Born and A Time to be Celebrated

A Time to be Born and A Time to be Celebrated

Like most people living in this world, we have seen happiness as well as the passing of many whose lives we celebrate. As I look back on the past year I remember, not with sorrow, but with happiness the lives […]

by · January 4, 2016 · Bronx Personalities, Obituary
The Passing of NBA Legend Dolph Schayes

The Passing of NBA Legend Dolph Schayes

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: The Passing of NBA Legend Dolph Schayes “I would like to send my condolences to the family of NBA legend and Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes, who passed away today at the age of […]

by · December 10, 2015 · Announcements, Bulletin Board, Obituary
Happy Albanian Independence Day from The Bronx Chronicle And Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Happy Albanian Independence Day from The Bronx Chronicle And Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

The Bronx Chronicle joins Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in wishing all of our Albanian readers a happy and thoughtful Independence Day  

by · November 28, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
Happy Thanksgiving 2015

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers and their families a Happy Thanksgiving.

by · November 26, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays