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NYC Council approves city-wide animal abuser registry

Photo c/o Animal Legal Defense Fund Most people are already aware of sex offender registries, but New York City now has one for animal abusers. On February 4, 2014 the New York City Council voted unanimously to create a city-wide […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Local News

MPCA, Senator Klein & Assemblyman Gjonaj – Bedtime Stories

by · February 8, 2014 · Local News, Photos

Bronx BP Diaz Jr. on WNYC Friday Morning — Listen Here

Bronx Borough President was featured on WNYC radio this morning, along with Brooklyn BP Eric Adams and Manhattan BP Gale Brewer, speaking about gentrification and urban development, among other topics.  Listen here.   This podcast featured c/o wnyc.org. (The Brian […]

by · February 7, 2014 · Local News
Klein Announces Bronx Gun Violence Prevention Program At Jacobi

Klein Announces Bronx Gun Violence Prevention Program At Jacobi

      State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and community leaders announced the details of a comprehensive gun violence prevention program at Jacobi Medical Center on Friday morning.

by · February 7, 2014 · Local News

Catholic Bishops Weigh in on State Gun Control Law and Mentally Ill

New York Catholic leaders, who lead the state’s extensive Catholic social serices infrastructure, have weighed in on how the state’s new NY SAFE Act, which attempts to curb gun control, will influence mental health professionals. According to Albany’s Times New […]

by · February 7, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Today

by · February 7, 2014 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition, News

Olympics Kick off Tonight

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will kick off for New York viewers tonight at  7:30 p.m on NBC 4, with a replay at 1 a.m.  For those willing to stay up very late, USA vs. Finland will begin at […]

by · February 7, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Sports, World News

Millennials And The Looming Obamacare Deadline

Photo c/o whitehouse.gov The March 31 deadline for signing up for health insurance in the “Obamacare” exchanges has put pressure on the federal government to recruit young adults no longer eligible for parents insurance and not receiving employer subsidized care. […]

State Senator Gustavo Rivera and William Hodson Senior Center Host Black History Month Celebration

In honor of the countless contributions African-Americans have made to our country, State Senator Gustavo Rivera and William Hodson Senior Center will host a Black History Month Celebration on Friday, February 7th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The event will […]

by · February 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Celebrating 100 Years of the Bronx

by · February 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

The Bronx General Post Office Reimagined As A Chelsea Market / Eataly Hybrid With A Bronx Twist?

Written by Ed García Conde Landmark For Sale Last year in February we first broke the story that the United States Postal Service planned on selling the Bronx General Post Office. Subsequently the story was immediately picked up by the […]

by · February 6, 2014 · Editorials, Local News

Rights Group Calls Attention To Bangladeshi Human Rights

Photo c/o state.gov. Written by Adam Bermudez The Associated Press is reporting that a rights group has prompted the International Criminal Court to consider investigating human rights abuses arising in Bangladesh, in the wake of recent elections that saw violence […]

by · February 6, 2014 · News, World News

California Braces For Drought

Video c/o youtube.com (The Associated Press) While Bronx and all Northeast residents have been reeling from week after week of major snowstorms, folks on the other coast are bracing for the opposite problem: a year of serious drought. As USA […]

by · February 6, 2014 · Domestic News, News

Nine Still Stuck in South African Mine

            A fire began on Tuesday evening at 5,600ft below ground at a South African mine, leading to seventeen miners trapped underground.  Eight have since been recovered. “Efforts continue to establish the whereabouts of a […]

by · February 6, 2014 · News, World News

The Bronx Chronicle Celbrates 50 Years Of The Beatles In America

  50 years ago today…

by · February 6, 2014 · Domestic News, News