Editorials

2014_06_18_feat_def_logo

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
Office of the Bronx District Attorney

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!

The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes John Burnett

The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes John Burnett

In 2013, when John Burnett, a financial services executive, decided to step into citywide politics as the Republican candidate for New York City Comptroller, I was immediately impressed by him and believed he was the best qualified person to run […]

by · March 29, 2015 · Announcements, Editorials
Indian Point and New York’s Energy Future

Indian Point and New York’s Energy Future

Last summer, the State Department of Environmental Conservation held public hearing on its proposal to shut down the Indian Point nuclear power plant (located in Buchanan, NY), for up to three months a year to protect fish in the Hudson […]

by · March 22, 2015 · Editorials
J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA

Polanco Politics — America Needs Bibi Netanyahu

Bibi Netanyahu: America’s Friend In The Middle East Nothing gets ultra-left Democrats more excited that an imaginary disrespect of the President Obama’s powers over made up protocol. Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the Congress. As Speaker of […]

Our Security is Safe for Now: Homeland Security Funding Passes

Our Security is Safe for Now: Homeland Security Funding Passes

After a seven week stalemate, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $40 billion homeland security funding bill on Tuesday, despite a major fight surrounding it. Those against the bill were angry that it did not contain immigration provisions that […]

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

In a speech before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference this morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the US-Israel relationship remains strong despite controversy over his speech to the US Congress on Tuesday. Netanyahu said […]