Editorials

TODAY IS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

TODAY IS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

Today is Primary Election Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there are contests for Mayor, Borough President and City Council. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The city’s official Voter Guide, available at http://voting.nyc/, has […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Editorials, Election News
Randy Abreu, Council candidate, CD 14

Other Bronx Chronicle Endorsements

Term-limits have sidelined Council veterans Melissa Mark-Viverito, James Vacca and Annabel Palma. Now is the time for new blood to represent the Bronx in the New York City Council. Across the Bronx this summer we have seen very spirited battles […]

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. faces token opposition in this year’s Democratic primary election on Tuesday. Therefore, we are disappointed that he has taken in over $200,000 in public matching funds (plus, $1.3 million in private funds) in a […]

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Gjonaj for City Council

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Gjonaj for City Council

This summer has seen a very spirited fight for the Democratic nomination for City Council in District 13 which covers Morris Park, Throgs Neck and City Island. Term-limited Councilman James Vacca has served his community well. But now it’s time […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Editorials
ICYMI: The Smithtown News Declares: ‘Sini is a Solid DA Contender’

ICYMI: The Smithtown News Declares: ‘Sini is a Solid DA Contender’

ICYMI: The Smithtown News Declares: ‘Sini is a Solid DA Contender’ Editorial: Sini is a Solid DA Contender May 18, 2017 Anybody who tells you that they haven’t changed their mind from time to time is not being truthful. That […]

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An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People

An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People By José Francisco Avila As previously announced, New York State Senator Rubén Díaz has introduced Senate Bill No. S07175 to amend the New York State […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Cultures, Editorials, Law
17th Council District: Be Informed, Vote TODAY

17th Council District: Be Informed, Vote TODAY

Six Vie In 17th Council District Race Today, the special election for the 17th City Council district. Polls will be open for voters to cast their ballots from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Voters can find out where to vote using the […]

EDITORIAL: Don’t be discouraged. Go out and VOTE!

EDITORIAL: Don’t be discouraged. Go out and VOTE!

Today is Election Day. In Bronx County, voter turnout is again expected to be low. It’s an off-year and the only contests on today’s ballot are for District Attorney and judicial posts. GO OUT and VOTE! The contest for Bronx District […]

CorruptionWatch: Is Politics In New York ‘All About The Effing Money’?

CorruptionWatch: Is Politics In New York ‘All About The Effing Money’?

Political blogger and TBC contributor Gary Tilzer says that this NY Post front page sums up the upcoming trials of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos—and political corruption in general. He cites disgraced […]

Editorial: Save Lives, Stop Crime

Editorial: Save Lives, Stop Crime

  All across New York City, people are sending condolences to the family and friends of Officer Randolph Holder, a 33-year-old police officer with five years of service in the NYPD. Holder was killed in the line of duty Tuesday […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Crime, Editorials
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Editorial: D.A. Robert Johnson Pulls A Fast One

Earlier this month, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson secured the designation of three political parties for re-election. But in a late Friday afternoon news dump, Mr. Johnson announced that he had asked Bronx County Democratic Chairman Marcos Crespo to support […]

by · September 24, 2015 · Editorials, Politics
Transgender symbols used to identify Intersex and transgender people frequently consist of modified gender symbols combining elements from both the male and female symbols. One version, originating from a drawing by Holly Boswell in 1993, depicts a circle with an arrow projecting from the top-right, as per the male symbol, and a cross projecting from the bottom, as per the female symbol, with an additional struck arrow (combining the female cross and male arrow) projecting from the top-left.

Gender and Sexual Identity: To be a Woman or to be a Man

Soon after Caitlin Jenner transitioned to female, The New York Times published a thought provoking column by Elinor Burkett called What Makes a Woman. Ms. Burkett has brought to the forefront many issues regarding what makes a person male or female […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Editorials, LGBT Issues, Women
Vester Flanagan's image was captured by the mortally wounded WDBJ photographer Adam Ward.

Editorial: Help Them Before They Kill, Again

Help Violent Mentally Ill People Before They Kill, Again  Before the terrifying on-air murders of TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward by their former WDBJ-TV colleague Vester Flanagan aka Bryce Williams, I wrote an op-ed column (“Help them before they […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Editorials, Special Sections
Preparing for a safe, successful school year

Preparing for a safe, successful school year

Although it’s only mid-July, the start of a new school year is almost here. The Bronx Chronicle believes it’s important for parents to prepare their children for the challenges ahead. To that end, we have compiled a list of things […]

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers of the Bronx!