Editorials

Are Words Of Hate Ever OK?

Are Words Of Hate Ever OK?

By Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Many of you will recall that in this year’s Democratic Primary there was an elected official running for higher office. He lost. During the campaign a video surfaced in which he condoned the government of […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Editorials
The Bronx, Yes Thonx

The Bronx, Yes Thonx

Post by Lewis H. Goldstein Many of us recall the words said by Ogden Nash many years ago” The Bronx, No Thonx”. He evolved. In 1964 he ate his words and said “Now I’m an older, wiser man I cry, […]

by · September 30, 2014 · Editorials
Me with my dad at 680 Beck Street

My Roots Going Back To The South Bronx

Post by columnist Lewis H. Goldstein I am proud that I have lived in The Bronx ALL my life. My roots go back to the South Bronx. I spent most of the first year of my life at 680 Beck […]

by · September 29, 2014 · Editorials
Electric Vehicles: Going Green, One Road at a Time.

Electric Vehicles: Going Green, One Road at a Time.

Post by Lewis H. Goldstein Historically electric vehicles (EVs) made their first appearance in the 1880s. As gasoline a major much less expensive and mass produced source of power for automobiles they were replaced by engines powered by gasoline. Since […]

by · September 27, 2014 · Editorials
A Greener Earth is a Better Earth

A Greener Earth is a Better Earth

By Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Personally I am thrilled to see the steps Mayor de Blasio is taking to make our city the Greenest of the Green cities in this nation. For many years I have been a strong advocate […]

by · September 25, 2014 · Editorials
Ross Douthat Should Look Closer at Belief-Based Persecution

Ross Douthat Should Look Closer at Belief-Based Persecution

Post by Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Some of you might have seen my status update on FB regarding persecution of Christians and others. This is my reading of Ross Douthat’s op-ed in the New York Times on Sunday, September 14.  […]

by · September 24, 2014 · Editorials
Rosh Hashanah : The Days Of Awe 5775

Rosh Hashanah : The Days Of Awe 5775

By Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein.   This coming Wednesday night begins the holiest period for Jews around the world: The Days of Awe. Just as Lent is the holiest period for Christians and Ramadan for Moslems these Days of Awe […]

by · September 22, 2014 · Announcements, Editorials
We should “Behead” The Leadership of ISIL

We should “Behead” The Leadership of ISIL

Piece by Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein As I view the horrendous advances and actions of ISIL I call for the Beheading of its leadership. Not necessarily in the heinous way that they murder innocents but meaning that their leadership has […]

by · September 21, 2014 · Editorials, World News

The Bronx Chronicle endorses Jeffrey Klein for re-election to the 34th State Senate District

The Bronx is growing, improving and, dare say, evolving.  New parks, business developments, shopping centers… Much is happening in our fair borough, and it’s easy to get lost in the wave. Easy to forget that it is always key to […]

Brodsky On “Putin, Ukraine and Syria: Russia’s Carrots and Sticks”

Former New York State Assemblyman and Senior Fellow at Demos Richard Brosky has written an excellent piece for Huffington Post on the motivations of Vlad Putin.  Check it out here: To many in the West, Vladimir Putin seems mysterious, as […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Editorials, Op Ed, World News

An Editorial On Assemblyman Jose Rivera’s Inappropriate Sexual Comments On Video

I am a grandfather and love spending time with my granddaughter.  After seeing the news about the videos that Assemblyman Jose Rivera has taken where he can be seen ogling underage girls and saying sexual things to these individuals,  I […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Editorials
Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

1906 posed photograph of Ota Benga, Author unknown. There are some unread books still on my book shelves, and whenever I have time, I randomly choose one. Non-fiction works are my choice as I rather fill my mind with facts […]

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

(Photo c/o Steve Slaylon) The Mute Swan is a living picture of beauty with its long elegant necks and snow white plumage. It is often considered a symbol of fertility and love but to the New York State Department of […]

Mindblowing Wordless Video Editorial On Food

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and anyone who knows me knows that I constantly use the phrase a video is worth a thousand pictures.  Simply put, I have no words.  Just watch for a few seconds, […]

by · February 17, 2014 · Editorials

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