Yellow Cab Co. Forced To Pay Over A Million In Restitution To Wronged Drivers

Yellow Cab Co. Forced To Pay Over A Million In Restitution To Wronged Drivers

New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Chair/Commissioner Meera Joshi and New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the successful resolution of an investigation of allegations that Yellow Cab SLS Jet Management Corp. had fraudulently overcharged […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local News
De Blasio Organizes Cities of Opportunity Task Force Commitment to Action

De Blasio Organizes Cities of Opportunity Task Force Commitment to Action

Mayors from across the country came to Gracie Mansion on Monday at a U.S. Conference of Mayors ‘Cities of Opportunity Task Force’ meeting and committed to work together to respond to the plague of  inequality in the nation’s cities.  Below is the committment, which […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 13, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · August 13, 2014 · Photos
Montfiore Promotes the Value of Breastfeeding During World Breastfeeding Week

Montfiore Promotes the Value of Breastfeeding During World Breastfeeding Week

Bronx Borough President’s Office Presents Proclamation Supporting Breastfeeding   Montefiore Medical Center is increasing its efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding with a comprehensive calendar of events in recognition of World Breastfeeding Week 2014. Montefiore’s week-long program, […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Health & Nutrition

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents DANNY RIVERA

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents DANNY RIVERA OBSESIÓN With Musical Director NELSON GONZÁLEZ Featuring KONRAD ADDERLEY, FEDERICO BRITOS, EDUARDO REYES, RICARDO PONS, JOHNNY RODRÍGUEZ, WILLIE RODRÍGUEZ, JUAN WUST, RUBEN RODRÍGUEZ, GIOVANNI HIDALGO and BOBBY ALLENDE Special Attraction, Cuban Pianist EMILIO MORALES Lehman Center for […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Entertainment
Klein Bill to Lower City Speed Limit Signed by Governor Cuomo

Klein Bill to Lower City Speed Limit Signed by Governor Cuomo

Authorizes New York City to lower its speed limit from 30 to 25 mph                                    NEW YORK, NY  – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced Monday that Governor Andrew Cuomo signed his bill authorizing New York City to lower its […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
16 and 17 Year Olds Now Eligible For Community Boards, Diaz Jr. Praises Decision

16 and 17 Year Olds Now Eligible For Community Boards, Diaz Jr. Praises Decision

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) and Senator Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) announced a new law they authored to lower the minimum age of appointment to a New York City Community Board from eighteen-years-old to sixteen-years-old. Governor Cuomo signed the legislation […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
Finding Hope In Difficult Times: Just One Bronx Story

Finding Hope In Difficult Times: Just One Bronx Story

This summer has, unfortunately for many, been a summer of loss.  The world feels “on fire”, as I imagine the Bronx felt during those hot summers almost forty years ago, with great baseball and a terrifying murderer on the loose […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
Last Night On BronxNet – Hip Hop and Politics

Last Night On BronxNet – Hip Hop and Politics

If you missed it, there were two great interviews last night on local access cable: an interview with local hip hop sensation Nene Ali and an interview (that was supposed to be a debate) with Senator J. Gustavo Rivera on […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
A ROCK-N-ROLL CLASSIC CONCERT BY THE CREATIONS

A ROCK-N-ROLL CLASSIC CONCERT BY THE CREATIONS

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Bronx Library Center, Auditorium (Map and directions) This Five Vocal Lead Group will captivate you with their popular golden oldies,  and  lesser-known Doo Wop collectors material. They bring the unique harmonic sounds  of the […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
Bronx Rising! Bronx Salsa Month and 50th Anniversary of Fania 

Bronx Rising! Bronx Salsa Month and 50th Anniversary of Fania 

  From 6-9 p.m.on Saturday, the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) will celebrate Fania’s legacy with Salsa Fest! with a screening of El Cantante (the story of Fania legend Hector Lavoe produced by Jennifer Lopez and starring her and Marc Anthony). The film will be followed […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
Senator Diaz On Cuomo

Senator Diaz On Cuomo

The Don Quixote of Albany by Rev. Senator Ruben Diaz“You should know that Don Quixote de La Mancha is a book that was written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra back in 1605. For those who may not be familiar with […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
Do Not Let Elmo Harass You

Do Not Let Elmo Harass You

by · August 12, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 12, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 12, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · August 12, 2014 · Photos
Beloved Actor Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

Beloved Actor Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

Robin Williams, beloved actor and comedian, was found dead in his Tiburon, California home this afternoon. The Marin County Sheriff Corner’s department suspect suicide due to asphyxiation. Williams’ body was discovered unconscious by a family member who placed a call to […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Domestic News, Entertainment, News