Youth and Children

Winter Recess Resource for Parents: Activities, Events for Kids on Growing Up NYC

Winter Recess Resource for Parents: Activities, Events for Kids on Growing Up NYC

Winter Recess Resource for Parents: Activities, Events for Kids on Growing Up NYC As you know, NYC Public Schools close for winter recess, leaving parents with the task of finding fun and constructive ways to keep kids occupied. I want […]

Toys Giveaway In The Bronx, 12/20

Toys Giveaway In The Bronx, 12/20

  Senator Ruben Diaz annual “Toys Giveaway In The Bronx” co-sponsored with City Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Jr. and Hon. Ed Cox, NY State Republican Party on December 20, 4PM at IS 216, 977 Tiffany Street, Bronx NY 10459.

Good Sports Makes $15K Donation to the Family Life Academy Charter Schools network

Good Sports Makes $15K Donation to the Family Life Academy Charter Schools network

BRONX, NY – Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) has awarded the Family Life Academy Charter Schools (FLACS) network an equipment donation valued at $15,000 as part of its partnership with Good Sports. The grant provided brand-new equipment including 50 soccer balls, […]

Photo credit: Mentoring in Medicine

NYC Mentoring In Medicine Health & Science Expo, December 17

Over 2,000 students, parents and educators with 100 health and science professionals are expected to attend on Saturday, December 17, 8AM to 3:30PM, at Frederick Douglass Academy I, 2581 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (between 148th and 150th) in Manhattan. […]

School Lunch Flunks: An Investigation Into the Dirtiest New York City Public School Cafeterias

School Lunch Flunks: An Investigation Into the Dirtiest New York City Public School Cafeterias

SCHOOL LUNCH FLUNKS: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE DIRTIEST NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CAFETERIAS Independent Democratic Conference to Introduce Legislation to Create a Grading System for School Cafeterias. New York — Senators Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Diane Savino (D-Staten Island), Jesse […]

Op-Ed: Oh Yes, Homeless Children Are Right In Your Backyard

Op-Ed: Oh Yes, Homeless Children Are Right In Your Backyard

Oh Yes, Right In Your Backyard   For the first time, there are more than 100,000 homeless students in New York City’s public and charter schools. Last year the homeless student population rose 22% from the prior school year. Whether […]

by · November 12, 2016 · Op Ed, Youth and Children
CHILD SCARE: NEW INVESTIGATIVE REPORT & UNDERCOVER VIDEO EXPOSE ONGOING DANGERS IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES

CHILD SCARE: NEW INVESTIGATIVE REPORT & UNDERCOVER VIDEO EXPOSE ONGOING DANGERS IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES

CHILD SCARE: NEW INVESTIGATIVE REPORT & UNDERCOVER VIDEO EXPOSE ONGOING DANGERS IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES Senators Jeff Klein, Tony Avella & Democratic Senate Nominee Marisol Alcantara & Advocates Urge Governor Cuomo to Immediately Sign Day Care ‘Report Card’ Bill New […]

Profile America: Teach The Children

Profile America: Teach The Children

Saturday, November 12 —  Public education in the U.S. traces its birth to very early in the Colonial era. This month in 1647, the Massachusetts Bay Colony authorities ordered that every township with 50 or more householders assign at least one […]

Jacobi Book Fair: “Fun for Fall!” – Till November 8th

Jacobi Book Fair: “Fun for Fall!” – Till November 8th

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