Holidays

July 4th

July 4th

July 4th — Today is the signature American holiday, celebrating the date in 1776 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Ours was the first successful colonial independence movement against a European power.   From sea to […]

by · July 4, 2017 · History, Holidays
Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

The month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan has concluded this weekend. The Bronx Chronicle extends best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.   Eid Mubarak to all Bronx Muslims.  

by · June 25, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

This Father’s Day, let’s celebrate the Dads who are redefining what it means to be a father. Share your favorite Dad tale.

by · June 18, 2017 · Family, Holidays
Happy Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day

This is one of the nation’s favorite days — Father’s Day.   The occasion dates back to 1910, when Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington, wanted to honor her father, who raised six children by himself after his wife died. The […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Holidays, Profile America
Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. greets guests at his annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner ceremony, honoring the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL RAMADAN CELEBRATION

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL RAMADAN CELEBRATION Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner ceremony on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in honor of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The end of the month of Ramadan, […]

More than 7,000 graves were "flagged" by volunteers at Woodlawn Cemetery. Photo by David Greene

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

by David Greene More than 350 volunteers spent the last two weekends at the Woodlawn Cemetery, placing American flags at the graves of members of the U.S. military in honor of Memorial Day. According to Lynn Radke and Bruce Campbell […]

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene More than 350 volunteers spent the last two weekends at the Woodlawn Cemetery, placing American flags at the graves of members of the U.S. military in honor of Memorial […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Community Events, Holidays
Memorial Day: Supreme Sacrifices

Memorial Day: Supreme Sacrifices

Monday, May 29 — Today is Memorial Day, looked on as the start of the summer season, and a time for family gatherings and sporting events. But the true meaning of the day is underlined by the continuing sacrifices made by […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Holidays, Profile America
Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s Day 2017

  Sunday, May 14 — Today is Mother’s Day — one of the nation’s most revered national observances, with meaning beyond flowers, cards and brunches. The idea started in 1908 with Anna Jarvis of West Virginia to honor her deceased mother […]

Parishioners of the Church of St. Brendan's Church trace the final steps of Jesus Christ.--Photo by David Greene

Christians Mark Good Friday in Norwood [WITH PHOTOS]

Christians Mark Good Friday in Norwood by David Greene Hundreds of Norwood residents turned out for the annual re-enactment of the way of the cross on Friday, April 14. Beginning at Webster Avenue and East 204 Street and ending on […]

by · April 18, 2017 · Holidays, Photos
BX Hams-Unload 3
Students from St. Thomas Aquinas School deposit hams into an awaiting bin to help unload a portion of the 1,000 Easter hams Stop & Shop donated to five local social service agencies during an event celebrating the donation at the E. 174th supermarket in the Bronx on April 13. During the event Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Stop & Shop executives and representatives with each of the recipient agencies helped unload hams hand-to-hand from an 18-wheeler truck. (Credit: Stop & Shop)

Students from St. Thomas Aquinas Help Unload 1,000 Easter Hams Donated by Stop & Shop

STOP & SHOP DONATED 1,000 EASTER HAMS TO FIVE BRONX SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS WITH BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR AND STUDENTS FROM ST. THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL HELPING UNLOAD HAMS FROM 18-WHEELER TRUCK [Bronx, NY] – Stop & Shop Supermarket donated […]

by · April 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
Happy Easter 2017

Happy Easter to Our Readers

To Our Readers Wishing Your Easter is Filled with Love, Peace, Joy and the Blessings of the Season. 

by · April 16, 2017 · Holidays
Senator Klein Hosts 22nd Annual Bunny Breakfast

Senator Klein Hosts 22nd Annual Bunny Breakfast

Senator Klein Hosts 22nd Annual Bunny Breakfast Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein hosted his 22nd Annual Bunny Breakfast Easter celebration at Villa Barone Manor on Saturday. Hundreds of Bronx children and their families enjoyed a complimentary breakfast followed by […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
Happy Passover

Happy Passover

Happy Passover to Bronx Chronicle readers and advertisers. Chag sameach.

by · April 10, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
SENATOR KLEIN CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT 19TH ANNUAL THROGGS NECK PARADE

SENATOR KLEIN CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT 19TH ANNUAL THROGGS NECK PARADE

SENATOR KLEIN CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT 19TH ANNUAL THROGGS NECK PARADE Klein donates 3000 shamrock cookies to parade-goers in honor of St. Patrick’s Day Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein joined other local elected officials, Grand Marshal Derek Woods, […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays