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Vernuccio’s View: Trump Charts New Course at U.N.

President Trump’s  address to the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly on September 19 was the most substantive and direct in a generation. He repudiated the global inclination to place international bureaucracies over national governments, and the use of […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
WYSK: Sen. Diaz Recounts His Experience During The Democratic Primary

WYSK: Sen. Diaz Recounts His Experience During The Democratic Primary

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District My Experience During The Democratic Primaries You should know that I am writing this column from my home town of Bayamon, Puerto Rico where I am visiting my […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Bronx Politics, What You Should Know
Bronx Political Buzz: Ayala Appears as Only Woman to Win

Bronx Political Buzz: Ayala Appears as Only Woman to Win

After taking a summer hiatus, The Bronx Chronicle’s Political Buzz column is back. Only One of Three Women Candidates Emerged Victorious Bronx County Democrats took one on the chin as it appears the organization failed to deliver the Bronx portion […]

Where The Pols Are, September 19

Where The Pols Are, September 19

11:00 AM Governor Cuomo Holds Storm Briefing at the Long Island Welcome Center.

Op-Ed: Crisis Intervention Teams: A new model for dealing with the emotionally disturbed

Op-Ed: Crisis Intervention Teams: A new model for dealing with the emotionally disturbed

by · September 19, 2017 · Op Ed
Unmarried and Single Americans Week 2017

Unmatched: Unmarried and Single

Tuesday, September 19 — Today is the third day of “Unmarried and Single Americans Week”. The occasion notes that many who are unmarried do not identify with the word “single,” since they may be parents, have partners, or are widowed […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Census, Profile America, Trends
Where The Pols Are, September 18

Where The Pols Are, September 18

Monday, September 18 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. 11:00 AM Governor Cuomo is Guest on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. Listen live here 11:00 AM Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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National Rehabilitation Week

Monday, September 18 — National Rehabilitation Awareness Week began yesterday, and runs to the 21st. One of goals of the annual event is to salute the determination of the nation’s residents who confront one or more disabilities as they go […]

by · September 18, 2017 · Profile America
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First Federal Loan

Sunday, September 17 — On this date in 1787, the Constitutional Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia with the delegates accepting the document and sending it on to the states for ratification. Less than two years later, the new U.S. government had […]

by · September 17, 2017 · History, Profile America
Matters of Faith: The Difference Between a Comma and a Period

Matters of Faith: The Difference Between a Comma and a Period

‭‭Romans‬ ‭8:9-11‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. And if Christ […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray will deliver remarks and march in the African American Day Parade.

Where The Pols Are, September 17

Sunday, September 17 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray will deliver remarks and march in the African American Day Parade. 10:00​ ​AM PST Assemblyman Michael Blake preaches at Truevine of Holiness MBC Church​ ​Service, 12626 […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray march in the 18th Annual Brooklyn Pride Parade on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Credit: Rob Bennett/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are, September 15

Friday, September 15 At the request of Governor Kenneth Mapp, Governor Cuomo will travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands on an assessment tour and recovery mission. Governor Cuomo will return to New York in the evening. On Friday, Mayor Bill […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Where The Pols Are -- Calendar
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 15 — Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time to recognize the contributions and cultures of the nation’s fastest-growing population group. The idea started as a special week in 1968 and was expanded […]

Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., is surrounded by supporters after defeating several challengers for the City Council seat in District 18.--Photo by David Greene

Photos from Primary Election Celebration at Maestro’s [Gallery]

by · September 14, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Photos
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Profile America: Premixed Paints

Thursday, September 14th — Types of paint have been used by people starting tens of thousands of years ago to enliven cave walls. In more recent centuries, paint was applied to make signs or decorated objects. Until 150 years ago, […]

by · September 14, 2017 · Profile America