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SUCCESS ACADEMY SCHOLARS TURN 100 ­ FOR A DAY

SUCCESS ACADEMY SCHOLARS TURN 100 ­ FOR A DAY

“Little old ladies” and “little old men” filled the classrooms of Success Academy Bronx 1 as young scholars dressed up like their 100-year-old selves to mark 100 days of school.   The children giggled as they tried to imagine what […]

by · February 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board
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SENATOR JEFF KLEIN TO HOST BRONX H.I.R.E. CAREER BUILDING NIGHT

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN TO HOST BRONX H.I.R.E. CAREER BUILDING NIGHT Bronx networking event prepares job seekers of all ages for the changing workplace environment BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) will host the Bronx H.I.R.E. (Help Identify Real […]

by · February 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Local Events
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SENATOR RIVERA: Bronx Freedom Fund Releases First Year of Results & Inspires City-wide Bail Fund

BRONX FREEDOM FUND RELEASES FIRST YEAR OF RESULTS   State Senator Gustavo Rivera’s First Law Helps 140 Bronxites Successfully Avoid Unnecessary Jail Time in First Year and Inspires City-wide Bail Fund    (Bronx, NY) – The Bronx Freedom Fund has released its one year report highlighting its […]

by · February 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Government, Local News, News

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ TO DELIVER SIXTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

On Thursday, February 19, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will deliver his annual “State of the Borough” address, his sixth since taking office in 2009.   During the speech, Borough President Diaz will discuss the successes of the previous […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Interfaith Community Peace Rally & Candlelight Vigil

Interfaith Community Peace Rally & Candlelight Vigil

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs
Senator Klein’s Black History Month Event

Senator Klein’s Black History Month Event

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs

SENATOR DIAZ SR. AND LEADING BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS TO JOIN CLERGY AND PARENTS TOMORROW, URGING ALBANY TO PRESS AHEAD WITH BOLD ACTION TO FIX EDUCATION CRISIS

#DontStealPossible DontStealPossible.Org   Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., Assemblymen Marcos Crespo and Mark Gjonaj, and Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Stand with Prominent Clergy and Parents to Call for Bold Change to Fix Failing Schools Crisis    Nearly Half of New York City’s Failing […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board

To Charter or Not to Charter

By KENIA RIVERA Last spring, when my daughter, Shaylee, was in second grade, I asked her teacher at Public School 63 in the Bronx to leave her back. Shaylee had struggled with reading and math since kindergarten, and I felt […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed
Coach’s Corner – “Deeds not Words”

Coach’s Corner – “Deeds not Words”

“Deeds not Words” The artful skills associated with the concept of “responsible fatherhood” cannot be acquired by reading a book or an article in a trendy magazine. It cannot be assimilated by attending a fatherhood meeting baring your problems to […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs, Family

Bronx Branch NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner Dance 

Bronxites are invited to the Bronx Branch NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner Dance on Friday, April 24, 2015, 7 PM – 1 AM at the Eastwood Manor Catering Hall. Bronx Branch NAACP chairman Biarni Burke says the Freedom Fund Dinner honors local community and […]

LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION: YEAR OF THE GOAT

Come to The Bronx Museum this Saturday, February 21, 2:00pm to 4:00pm, to celebrate the Lunar New Year — Year of the Goat.  Bronxites and others are invited to celebrate this popular Chinese holiday with costumed folk dances, authentic music, […]

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION

On Thursday, February 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his Annual African-American Heritage Celebration, recognizing “A Century of African-American Life, Heritage and Culture.”   Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and Karen Washington, a community activist and urban farmer […]

by · February 16, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: February 16, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: February 16, 2015

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 16, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Activist To Tell Story of Fidel Castro’s ’95 Bronx Visit

Activist To Tell Story of Fidel Castro’s ’95 Bronx Visit

Bienvenida Boricua al Bronx Presidente Fidel Castro Bronx resident, activist and businessman, Julio Pabon has penned “Knockout – Fidel Castro Visits The Bronx.” The book’s planned October 2015 release date coincides with the 20th anniversary of Cuban Premier Fidel Castro’s […]

by · February 15, 2015 · Bulletin Board, History
SENATOR KLEIN HONORED BY JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE STAND UP TO VIOLENCE PROGRAM

SENATOR KLEIN HONORED BY JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE STAND UP TO VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Special Recognition for Senator Klein in Establishing SUV Program in the Bronx   BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) was today honored for his outstanding commitment to and continued funding support for the Stand Up to Violence (SUV) […]

by · February 15, 2015 · Bulletin Board