Youth and Children

Halloween Jack O'lantern

Fun Facts for this Halloween

Halloween Fun Facts   It’s that time of the year again, folks. Break out the cotton cobwebs, cartoonish costumes and of course, candy. Yes indeed, today is Halloween.   And more than a mere holiday, Halloween functions as an industry […]

Boo! Happy Halloween from The Bronx Chronicle staff.

Happy Halloween To All

The estimated number of potential trick-or-treaters in 2015 — children ages 5 to 14 — across the U.S. Of course, many other children — older than age 15 and younger than age 5 — also go trick-or-treating.   How serious […]

Boo! Happy Halloween from The Bronx Chronicle staff.

Profile America: Happy Halloween

Monday, October 31 — There’s an excellent chance that today is an occasion deeply revered by young children and the nation’s candy makers. According to ancient Celtic tradition, Halloween — the evening before All Saints Day — is a time of […]

NYCHA Youth Leadership Council

Deadline for NYCHA Youth Leadership Councils, 11/4

Do know a NYCHA resident youth who would be a great addition to our new Youth Leadership Councils (YLC’s)? Ask them to sign up today! The deadline has been extended to November 4. Interested residents can go online here to apply. Across fifteen neighborhood-based […]

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL PUMPKINFEST & HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, 10/31

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL PUMPKINFEST & HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, 10/31

Tomorrow, October 31, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host youth of all ages as they enjoy an evening of fun, music, candy and haunted festivities at his annual Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular! All of the young ghouls and […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins student volunteers from the newly-launched Bronx Youth Corps to beautify Railroad Park in Melrose on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Photo credit: Office of the Bronx Borough President.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ LAUNCHES BRONX YOUTH CORPS SERVICE PROGRAM

On Thursday, October 13, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the Bronx Youth Corps first-ever “Day of Service,” joining dozens of borough students to unveil a new mural and beautify Railroad Park in Melrose. “You are never too young […]

by · October 14, 2016 · News, Youth and Children
Children’s Aid Society to Lead Bronx Anti-Poverty Initiative

Children’s Aid Society to Lead Bronx Anti-Poverty Initiative

CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY TO LEAD BRONX ANTI-POVERTY INITIATIVE Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that The Children’s Aid Society had been designated as the not-for-profit organization to coordinate the newly created poverty reduction initiative in The Bronx, as […]

NYPD Female Officers & BX Girls Empowerment Day – Today 9a.m. – 2p.m.

NYPD Female Officers & BX Girls Empowerment Day – Today 9a.m. – 2p.m.

Service Academy Night – October 5th

Service Academy Night – October 5th

U.S. SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, U.S. CONGRESSMAN JOSÉ SERRANO, & BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. PRESENT SERVICE ACADEMY NIGHT Meet representatives from the service academies and local universities: U.S. Military Academy U.S. Naval Academy U.S. Coast Guard Academy U.S. Merchant […]

Girl Empowerment Day

Girl Empowerment Day

Remembering Dr. Seuss

Remembering Dr. Seuss

Books with Bharati “Remembering Dr. Seuss 25 years after” It was a room filled with laughter, fun and celebration in remembrance of the life and legacy of Theodor Seuss Geisel, an American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular […]

YMCA Open House: Celebrating The Life and Times of Dr. Seuss

YMCA Open House: Celebrating The Life and Times of Dr. Seuss

Bronxites and youth are cordially invited to join in a celebration of the life of Dr. Seuss at a reading and activity session during the Open House at YMCA (2 Castle Hill Avenue) on Saturday, September 24, 1-3 PM.     This […]

Profile America: Back To School

Profile America: Back To School

Tuesday, August 16 — It’s still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation’s largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It’s back to school time. From nursery school to college, over […]

Kids from Dominican Republic Arrive in New York To Play Baseball

Kids from Dominican Republic Arrive in New York To Play Baseball

Santo Domingo and The Bronx – Linked by love of baseball By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor They arrived in town earlier this week with ambitions of competing on the baseball diamond with kids  just like them. But these youngsters from Santo […]

by · August 15, 2016 · Sports, Youth and Children
Go for the Gold! Learn To Swim at New Settlement Community Center

Go for the Gold! Learn To Swim at New Settlement Community Center

Swim Registration at New Settlement Community Center                 Register to learn to swim at the beautiful, modern New Settlement Community Center pool. Become a member to gain early registration, Monday, August 15 or […]