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On the ground in the USVI was former NYC Mayor Mike Bloom with NBA allstar Tim Duncan and USVI Gov. Mapp, seeing the devastation firsthand and the resilience of those affected. http://www.usvirecovery.org  (Credit: Twitter @MikeBloomberg)

Bloomberg, Duncan Aid USVI After Hurricanes Irma & Maria

On September 6th, Hurricane Irma tore through the U.S. Virgin Islands, causing catastrophic destruction and killing more than 33 people across the Caribbean. The Category 5 storm brought 185 mph winds that caused untold damage and devastation to once idyllic […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs, News
Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the 6th anniversary of the end of the discriminatory “Don’t […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: FEMALE INMATE INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF FELLOW INMATES ON RIKERS ISLAND; CHARGED WITH 136 COUNTS

BRONX DA: FEMALE INMATE INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF FELLOW INMATES ON RIKERS ISLAND; CHARGED WITH 136 COUNTS

NYC Mayor de Blasio joins former Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the New Cornell Tech school on Roosevelt Island on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photography Office.

Where The Pols Are, September 21

Thursday, September 21 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio is in New York City. Comptroller Scott Stringer has no public schedule. On Thursday, Public Advocate James will be Washington, D.C. to attend the Congressional Black […]

Cuomo: “Happy Rosh Hashanah”

Cuomo: “Happy Rosh Hashanah”

On Twitter, Governor Cuomo offered his “warmest wishes for a sweet New Year.” To all those celebrating #RoshHashanah, I send my warmest wishes for a sweet New Year. L’Shanah Tovah. pic.twitter.com/NXvqPUhU6v — Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) September 20, 2017

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Religion
Word of the Day: September 20, 2017

Word of the Day: September 20, 2017

Prophylactic Definition: (adjective) Acting to defend against or prevent something, especially disease; protective. Synonyms: Preventative Usage: The doctor prescribed a prophylactic antibiotic to the nervous patient.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

The late great boxing legend Jake LaMotta was a Class of 2003 Bronx Walk of Fame inductee.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
Whose Birthday Is It? September 20, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? September 20, 2017

Maxwell Perkins (1884) After joining the publishing firm of Charles Scribner’s Sons, Perkins became an enormously well-regarded editor with a genius for recognizing and fostering new talent. Though best known for the intensive editorial work that shaped Thomas Wolfe’s sprawling […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio: Shana Tova!

Mayor de Blasio: Shana Tova!

Chirlane and I want to wish all New Yorkers, especially those celebrating, a happy and healthy new year right before Rosh Hashanah begins. This city is rich with Jewish heritage and culture, and we are all better for it. The […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Quote of the Day: September 20, 2017

Quote of the Day: September 20, 2017

When we look back, the only things we cherish are those which in some way met our original want; the desire which formed in us in early youth, undirected, and of its own accord. Willa Cather (1873-1947)

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
DSNY Announces Promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to Four-Star Position; Chief Pardini is the Highest Ranking Uniformed Female in Department History

DSNY Announces Promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to Four-Star Position; Chief Pardini is the Highest Ranking Uniformed Female in Department History

DSNY Announces Promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to Four-Star Position; Chief Pardini is the Highest Ranking Uniformed Female in Department History Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia has announced the promotion of Chief Shari Pardini to a four-star chief as Director, Operations […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Public Advocate Tish James: Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Public Advocate Tish James: Happy Rosh Hashanah!

I want to wish everyone who is celebrating a happy and healthy New Year. Rosh Hashanah is a time to gather with family and friends, but it also marks the beginning of an important time to engage in self-reflection and […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
L’ Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah!

L’ Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah!

The Bronx Chronicle Wishes Our Readers a Sweet and Happy New Year In Celebration of Rosh Hashanah! L’Shanah Tovah!

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Religion
Bob Wolff to Receive Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Wolff to Receive Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award

BOB WOLFF TO RECEIVE VIN SCULLY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN SPORTS BROADCASTING; PBS NEWSHOUR ANCHORS JUDY WOODRUFF, GWEN IFILL TO RECEIVE CHARLES OSGOOD AWARD FROM WFUV RADIO ***Broadcasters to be honored on November 1st in New York City*** New York, […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
In New Letter, Chairman Crowley, Members of Congress Push State Department to Address Violence in Burma

In New Letter, Chairman Crowley, Members of Congress Push State Department to Address Violence in Burma

In New Letter, Chairman Crowley, Members of Congress Push State Department to Address Violence in Burma Members Urge Action on Refugee Crisis, Call for a Halt of U.S. Military Training (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board