Youth and Children

Tony and his Mother, Sharon, enjoy a day at Coney Island, compliments of The Center for Family Support as part of ‘staycation’ package they provided for them this summer.

Center for Family Support Fundraising Drive To Assist A South Bronx Youngster

South Bronx Youth Needs Educational Supports to Succeed Bronx, NY  –  Tony J is a handsome, kind young man with intellectual disabilities, who lives with his mother, Sharon, in the South Bronx.  The Center for Family Support (CFS) has supported […]

by · December 14, 2015 · Education News, Youth and Children
Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge

Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge

          More than 250 Bronx Students To Compete in Bronx Chess Tournament On Tuesday, December 15, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will welcome more than 250 students, grades 3-8, from Bronx public schools to the […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Youth and Children
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Bronx man indicted for sex exploitation, enticement & child pornography crimes

A Bronx man, David Lee Keith, 38, was recently indicted on four federal counts arising from his sexual exploitation and enticement of minors and receipt of child pornography. Keith was arrested on November 17, 2015, in the Bronx and has been in Federal custody […]

Here Come the ‘Cityboys’

Here Come the ‘Cityboys’

Here Come the ‘Cityboys’ By Rich Mancuso   They have been playing sandlot football in the Bronx a long time. And for the many ballplayers who have put on the helmets and pads it has been an extension of competing […]

by · November 17, 2015 · Sports, Youth and Children
Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support

Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support

Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support by Koi Germany, Jr.     The Lady Tigers need your help! Short of the goal for their annual athletic retreat to Florida State University, the softball team is now calling upon Bronxites […]

NYPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

NYPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

  The NYPD Community Affairs Bureau has some important Halloween safety tips for children, parents and guardians. Police want Halloween to be enjoyable, and above all safe. Halloween Safety   Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the […]

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Op-Ed: Girls Prep Changes Lives — Zarida Teel

Last week, I spoke to thousands of families from across New York City who came together to demand an end to separate and unequal education in the city we love. I spoke up for my daughter Aliza, but also for […]

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Bryant Park Winter Village All Stars Wanted

Winter Village All Stars This season, Bank of America Winter Village (BOAWV) at Bryant Park is celebrating young New Yorkers who give back to their communities. BOAWV will choose 10 Winter Village All Stars who will be honored on opening […]

FREE CONCERT 9/27: The Youth Orchestra of Caracas @ Crotona Park Amphitheater

FREE CONCERT 9/27: The Youth Orchestra of Caracas @ Crotona Park Amphitheater

This Sunday, September 27 at 4:00 pm the Youth Orchestra of Caracas will perform a free concert –A Concert of Hope: Venezuela in the Bronx– at the Amphitheater in Crotona Park, the Bronx. A Concert of Hope — Venezuela in the […]

Bronx Assemblyman Says Technology Is The Future of Work

Bronx Assemblyman Says Technology Is The Future of Work

Last Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Bronxites, young and old, social entrepreneurs and business leaders gathered at the historic Old Bronx Courthouse on Third Avenue and 161st Street for Assemblyman Michael Blake’s “New Faces of Technology” event.       The […]

TODAY: Ivy League C.H.I.C.S. Recruiting Girl Mentees

TODAY: Ivy League C.H.I.C.S. Recruiting Girl Mentees

Back To School KIDS Launch Adolescent girls are urged to come out to Van Cortlandt Park TODAY 9/5/15 from noon to 3 pm to connect, learn and register with Ivy League C.H.I.C.S. Enter at Broadway and West 242nd Street and join […]

MSNBC’s “Growing Hope” Campaign Comes to the Bronx

MSNBC’s “Growing Hope” Campaign Comes to the Bronx

MSNBC’s “Growing Hope” Campaign Comes to the Bronx by Koi Germany, Jr. On September 10th, MSNBC’s nationwide “Growing Hope” campaign makes its way to the Melrose section of the Bronx. The campaign, part of an initiative launched by the media […]

Bronx Realtors Rodriguez Pitches Shutout, 9-0

Bronx Realtors Rodriguez Pitches Shutout, 9-0

Miguel Clemente Rodriguez pitched a gem of a Game. He struck out 7 batters, picked off a runner at second base to preserve The Bronx Realtors’ first shut out victory in the Borough Cup by a score of 9-0. Rodriguez […]

by · August 3, 2015 · Sports, Youth and Children
SENATOR KLEIN HOSTS 1ST ANNUAL THROGGS NECK HOUSES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

SENATOR KLEIN HOSTS 1ST ANNUAL THROGGS NECK HOUSES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Local basketball tournament works to build stronger community, lift up future generations   State Senator Jeff Klein,  together with the New York City Housing Authority, Throggs Neck Houses Residents’ Council, 45th Precinct, the New York City Fire Department, Police Service […]

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Bronx Profile: Coach Christopher Astacio And The Lady Tigers

Cancer Won’t Beat Coach A and His Lady Tigers by Koi Germany, Jr. Coach Christopher Astacio, recent stomach cancer survivor and physical and health education instructor at Jordan L. Mott, Junior High School 22, granted The Bronx Chronicle an exclusive interview […]