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Important News From Public Advocate Tish James

News About the Worst Landlords, Sexual Abuse on Campus, Domestic Violence: News from Our Public Advocate Tish James:  THE 2014 LANDLORD WATCH LIST IS OUT! For too long our city has allowed bad actors to continue to operate in housing. […]

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 12, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 12, 2014

by · October 12, 2014 · Photos
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 11, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 11, 2014

by · October 11, 2014 · Photos
Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Homelessness II: Veteran Homelessness From East to West Coast

Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Homelessness II: Veteran Homelessness From East to West Coast

Guest post submitted by Gonzalo Duran Employment, education and housing are universal issues. Veterans fall into a category just like everyone else. Where we differ is that we have many benefits and organizations dedicated to providing assistance on every possible […]

by · October 11, 2014 · Editorials, Veterans
Two Cultures United by Their Roots

Two Cultures United by Their Roots

Members of the Hispanic and Jewish communities celebrated the convergence of Hispanic Heritage Month and Sukkot at the Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) on Monday, October 6. The timeliness of the shared celebration highlighted the important contributions made by both the […]

by · October 11, 2014 · Cultures, Editorials
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 10, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 10, 2014

by · October 10, 2014 · Photos
Interview with State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli: Strong & Independent

Interview with State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli: Strong & Independent

On Wednesday, Comptroller Tom DiNapoli sat with me for an exclusive interview. The interview covered major issues confronting The Bronx, New York City and New York State. Sal Conforto and I discussed with him his relationship to the Bronx as […]

by · October 9, 2014 · Editorials, Interviews, Politics
President Barack Obama

Obama And Syria: Learning the Lessons of Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan

Post by Columnist Richard Brodsky, used with permission. Hatred of Obama is masking the depth and significance of his decision to seek Congressional approval of military action against Syria. The puffery and screeching about toughness, coalitions, military tactics, credibility and […]

by · October 9, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 9, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 9, 2014

Photo by Joseph Martinez Jupiter Joe’s Sidewalk Astronomy  

by · October 9, 2014 · Photos
Cut the Cable – Save $2400 a year-and still watch TV?

Cut the Cable – Save $2400 a year-and still watch TV?

Post by Columnist Anthony Rivieccio Yes you can! And it is eas y, accessible and cheap to do. In full disclosure, I have not had cable in my home for at least 5 years. Why: 2 reasons. Firstly, with my […]

by · October 8, 2014 · Editorials, Personal Finance
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 8, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 8, 2014

by · October 8, 2014 · Photos
The word processor for my cochlear implant.  A true miracle.  With the implant my hearing has gone from around 20% to 90%.

A Miracle to Restore Hearing For All

I was born deaf in my left ear. Nobody actually knew that until I was in the fourth grade or higher. In fact, in elementary school I was chastised for not paying attention. I still have report cards where teachers […]

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 7, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: October 7, 2014

by · October 7, 2014 · Photos
New York Confronts the Immigration Mess: What Will Progressives Do?

New York Confronts the Immigration Mess: What Will Progressives Do?

Post by Columnist Richard Brodsky, used with permission. Much of the country, and most blue states, have experienced the immigration crisis from a distance. The red states of Arizona and Texas have been the situs of the actual crisis, most […]

by · October 7, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
To Die With Dignity

To Die With Dignity

As I age there is one thing I am very sure and emphatic about. When the time comes I want to die with dignity at home. We are reading and hearing about many seniors who have lived their lives with […]