Bronx Personalities

Sandy E. Gresham Way Co-Naming Held

Sandy E. Gresham Way Co-Naming Held

By Robert Press Sandy Gresham was a school teacher and educator who wanted her students to learn and be able to thrive in society. She also fought for Civil Rights and injustices in communities across the country with her husband […]

Robert Press, columnist, 100 Percent Bronx

100 Percent Bronx – Looking Ahead to 2018

Surprises to look for in the upcoming election season:

A possible challenge to Rep. Jose Serrano. 

P.S. 72 Gets a BOOST from Senator Klein

P.S. 72 Gets a BOOST from Senator Klein

Senator Jeff Klein is investing in life lessons for the students of P.S. 72 William Dorney School in The Bronx with the recent announcement of $16,500 in state funding he secured that will go towards a new, innovative program. The […]

Chazz Palminteri and the Child Reach Foundation Make Grant

Chazz Palminteri and the Child Reach Foundation Make Grant

Earlier this month, actor/playwright Chazz Palminteri and Phil Foglia visited the 43rd Precinct in Soundview to present a grant from the Child Reach Foundation, which supports law enforcement personnel raising special-needs children. Police Officer Arvid Flores was a grant recipient. […]

Councilman-elect Ruben Diaz, Sr.

Diaz to Take Oath of Office in Special Ceremony, 12/ 21

On Thursday, December 21, Senator Rubén Díaz will be taking the oath of office as the City Councilman for the 18th Council District in New York City. This special ceremony will take place during the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization’s […]

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Former Heastie Aide Marricka Scott-McFadden May be Tapped as Next Deputy BP

Former Heastie Aide Marricka Scott-McFadden Tapped as Next Deputy BP Although an official announcement regarding the selection of a new Deputy Bronx Borough President is in the offing, reeliable sources say that Marricka Scott-McFadden — a former deputy chief clerk […]

Polanco Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking

Polanco Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking

 Bronx Political Buzz: Polanco Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking  Bronx attorney and former Public Advocate candidate Juan Carlos (J.C.) Polanco inadvertently took it on the chin in Sunday’s NY Post editorial shaming Public Advocate Letitia James for unnecessarily taking […]

BREAKING: Sepulveda Announces Run for State Senate Seat

BREAKING: Sepulveda Announces Run for State Senate Seat

As expected Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda announced his intention to run for the state Senate seat being vacated by Senator Ruben Diaz, who was recently elected to the New York City Council. The seat in the 32nd Senate District will […]

CM King Said to be Target of City Council Ethics Probe

CM King Said to be Target of City Council Ethics Probe

The NY Post reports that the City Council’s Standards and Ethics Committee is probing sexual harassment allegations against Bronx Councilman Andy King (D-Baychester/Co-op City). On Thursday, NY1 reported that the closed-door meeting was called for 1 PM Friday, after a […]

Chronicle Sports Editor Rich Mancuso Honored

Chronicle Sports Editor Rich Mancuso Honored

By Nick Singh Bronx Chronicle Sports Editor Rich Mancuso was presented with an award of appreciation Sunday afternoon for his efforts in  assisting the visiting team of youngsters from the Liga Los Trinitarios  baseball league of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. […]

by · August 7, 2017 · Bronx Personalities, Sports
BRONX DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN ON BRONXTALK

BRONX DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN ON BRONXTALK

This week’s BronxTalk features Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, the chairman of the Bronx Democratic County Committee.

WYSK: Family Festival Honoring Father G.

WYSK: Family Festival Honoring Father G.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Family Festival Honoring Father Louis R. Gigante You should know that together with Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Assembly Members Marcos Crespo and Luis Sepulveda, Mr. Salvatore Gigante, Jr. from SEBCO, Father Jose […]

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Gomez Stirs Pot, Racism Alleged

At about ten minutes before 2 AM on Friday morning, Democratic city council candidate Alex Gomez posted another incendiary tweet and Instagram post; this time directed at Morris Park Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj — the presumed frontrunner in the upcoming Council race. […]

The name Fort Apache reportedly came from a cop answering the phone at the station-house used the tern in describing the police station as being under attack. Photo by David Greene

‘FORT APACHE’ COPS RECALL GOOD TIMES

‘Fort Apache’ Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days by David Greene   More than 100 former cops once stationed at the famed “Fort Apache” station-house on Simpson Street during the 1970’s, held their annual gathering as they […]

Longwood photographer Clarisel Gonzalez is interviewed next to some of her photographs featured in a new exhibit. Photo by David Greene

THE BRONX CAPTURED ON FILM

Some of the “Bronx Photographers” featured in a new photography exhibit at Metropolitan College. Photo by David Greene By David Greene   Photographer and organizer Walter Pofeldt is interviewed next to some of his work. Photo by David Greene A […]