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Despite Postponed Forum, 78th Assembly Dem Primary Challenger Tirado Addressed Constituents

Despite Postponed Forum, 78th Assembly Dem Primary Challenger Tirado Addressed Constituents

When life hands you lemons, plow through and make lemonade. That’s exactly what 78th Assembly Candidate, Fernado Tirado, did despite the postponement of a public forum between himself and Assemblyman Jose Rivera. On Tuesday, the 78th Assembly Public Forum was […]

by · August 28, 2014 · News, Politics
There He Stands: Vito Marcantonio Remembered

There He Stands: Vito Marcantonio Remembered

Guest Piece written by Morgan Powell The occasion of a major American progressive’s memorial on Saturday, August 9 compelled me to visit some places that remain from his times.  Come walk with me.  We’ll also recognize others buried within Woodlawn […]

by · August 19, 2014 · History, Op Ed, Politics
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Hamas Says Real Chance for Peace With Israel

In the midst of the current ceasefire between Israel and Gaza, The Guardian is reporting Hamas “doesn’t want more death but will only sign deal that meets Palestinian demands.” The Islamist organization said they are “not interested in more bloodshed” and […]

by · August 16, 2014 · News, Politics, World News
NY 78th Assembly District PUBLIC FORUM  – OPEN FOR QUESTIONS

NY 78th Assembly District PUBLIC FORUM – OPEN FOR QUESTIONS

The Bronx Chronicle is proud to announce our first ever Public Forum on August 27th at 7:00PM, for the 78th Assembly District race between Assemblyman Jose Rivera and Candidate Fernando Tirado. This forum will provide an outlet for you to […]

by · August 15, 2014 · Local Events, Local News, Politics
‘Paid Sick Leave Day’ On Wednesday Brings Awareness to More Than One Million Workers About New Earned Sick Leave Rights

‘Paid Sick Leave Day’ On Wednesday Brings Awareness to More Than One Million Workers About New Earned Sick Leave Rights

Nearly 1,500 volunteers, City Council members, and other elected officials canvassed New York City’s major subway stations on Wednesday to tell more than one million covered employees to get ready for July 30, the first day earned paid sick leave […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Local News, Politics
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VIDEO: Bronx Chronicle Interviews Borough Pres Ruben Diaz, Jr.

The Borough President sat down with the Bronx Chronicle and host Coach Stevan Lynn to answer our concerns on issues ranging from FreshDirect to Gentrification.  Just what is the “New Bronx”?

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Northwest Bronx Democrats Pass On Charlie Rangel, Support 2 Candidates

The Northwest Bronx Democrats have officially announced their position in the 13th Bronx Congressional race, and it seems as thought they are supporting 2 candidates,  State Senator Adriano Espaillat, and Community Activist Yolanda Garcia. This announcement stands in direct opposition […]

by · March 9, 2014 · Local News, News, Politics