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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
Matters of Faith: A New Land and a New Home!

Matters of Faith: A New Land and a New Home!

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭12:1-3‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Now the LORD had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family And from your father’s house, To a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; I will […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Today is National Grandparents Day

Today is National Grandparents Day

Sunday, September 10 — Today is National Grandparents Day — recognizing the love and help they provide, and their growing importance to the survival of many American families. The special day was the idea of Marian McQuade of Fayette County, […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Profile America
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Where The Pols Are, September 8

8:25am – Appears on AM970’s The Joe Piscopo Show.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O'Neill and School Chancellor Carmen Fariña hold a press conference on school safety at M.S. 88 in Brooklyn on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are, September 7

Thursday, September 7 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Washington, D.C. to meet with President Trump and other metropolitan area officials to discuss the Gateway Tunnel project, but has nothing public planned. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is visiting […]

North Korea nuclear missile test

Blunt Talk About North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Threat

North Korea’s detonation of a hydrogen bomb, and President Kim Jong-un’s claim that that the hermit kingdom can mount such a device atop an ICBM, has resulted in a deeply worried reaction among American civilian and military. Much of the […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View
Profile America: First Professional Football Game

Profile America: First Professional Football Game

Sunday, September 3 — Football season is soon to be in full swing again. Some colleges began playing their schedules late last month, and the National Football League season starts this coming Thursday. For many years, it was believed the […]

by · September 3, 2017 · History, Profile America, Sports
Matters of Faith: Now, What Do You Have to Say?

Matters of Faith: Now, What Do You Have to Say?

Proverbs 18:20-21 A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will […]

by · September 3, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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Profile America: First Solar-Powered Car

Thursday, August 31 — The 1950s may be recalled for many now-quaint things, but it was also a decade with antecedents for our current technological pursuits. On this date in 1955, William G. Cobb of the General Motors Corporation demonstrated the […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Profile America, Technology
Vernuccio’s View: The Real Cause of Navy Collisions

Vernuccio’s View: The Real Cause of Navy Collisions

The recent series of collisions affecting U.S. Navy vessels may be the result of the use of Chinese  computer chips. The navigation systems of vessels have been shown to be vulnerable to computer hacking. On Wednesday, Adm. John Richardson, the […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
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WYSK: Christopher Columbus Statue vs. the Tappan Zee Bridge

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS STATUE -VS -THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE You should know that the “honorable” New York City Council Speaker, Ms. Melissa Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican like me, has pointed her guns […]

by · August 28, 2017 · What You Should Know
The stakes and dangers of the crisis in North Korea are significantly larger than has been discussed in the media so far.

Vernuccio’s View: Obama Foreign Policy Errors Precipitated Today’s Korean Crisis

The foreign policy failures of the Obama and Clinton presidencies are affecting the current Korean crisis. The United States is seen by Pyngyang as a government that has a weakened military, a lack of resolve to follow through on demands, and, […]

by · August 27, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Profile America: Up Came A Bubbling Crude. Oil That Is.

Profile America: Up Came A Bubbling Crude. Oil That Is.

Sunday, August 27 — The U.S. petroleum industry got its start on this date in 1859. That’s when blacksmith William Smith saw a dark film floating on the surface of the water in a hole he was boring near Titusville, Pennsylvania. […]

by · August 27, 2017 · History, Profile America
Takin’ It to The Streets

Takin’ It to The Streets

Takin’ It to The Streets by David Greene This week we asked Bronxites their thoughts on sanctuary cities and protecting undocumented individuals at the cost of the federal government withholding tens of millions of dollars in resources allocated for U.S. […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Photo Op Ed