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Assemblyman Crespo to host Free Tax Preparation

by · March 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Friends of Pelham Bay Park Spring 2014 Fundraiser

by · March 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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An Editorial On Assemblyman Jose Rivera’s Inappropriate Sexual Comments On Video

I am a grandfather and love spending time with my granddaughter.  After seeing the news about the videos that Assemblyman Jose Rivera has taken where he can be seen ogling underage girls and saying sexual things to these individuals,  I […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Editorials
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Council Member Ritchie Torres Addresses Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance

Co-authored by Adam Bermudez, Kathleen Canzoniero & Nilka Martell Council Member Ritchie Torres (D-Van Nest, Fordham, Bronx Park East, Belmont, Bedford Park) spoke last night at the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s monthly community meeting, where local issues are raised and […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News, News
State Assembly Delays Aspects Of Common Core

State Assembly Delays Aspects Of Common Core

Since reporting on the myths of the Common Core yesterday in the Chronicle, the state’s legislature has acted on the plan, putting off the implementation of certain parts of the program, giving parents, teachers and administrators time to have further […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
Congressman Crowley Announces Plan for National Retirement Savings Account For Every American At Birth

Congressman Crowley Announces Plan for National Retirement Savings Account For Every American At Birth

  Tom Messina (l), Congressman Joe Crowley (r.) At a meeting in Van Nest last night, Congressman Joe Crowley representative Tommy Messina unveiled to Bronx residents the Congressman’s new plan to create a national savings account program for every American […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
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McDonalds Blames Wage Campaigns For Potential Profit Loss

McDonald’s is projecting that it may lose some profits in the near future as patrons are realizing its wrong for fast food chains to not offer a living wage to its workers, according to a filing the company made with […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Business, Domestic News, World News
Assemblyman Carl Heastie Moves Office Down The Street

Assemblyman Carl Heastie Moves Office Down The Street

  Assemblyman Carl Heastie has moved his district office down the street  from 1351 East Gun Hill Road  to 1446, located at the corner of Fenton Avenue.  The new office is located in the old Abaxas Realty, which has moved across […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News
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Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 6, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 6, 2014 · Photos
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VACCA TO CHAIR FIRST TECH COMMITTEE BUDGET HEARING

 Tomorrow, the City Council’s Committee on Technology – chaired by Council Member James Vacca – will hold a joint budget hearing with the Committee on Land Use. Among the topics discussed at the hearing will be the budgets of 311 […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo to host Free Mammogram Screenings

by · March 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Andy King Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 110th Birthday With Young Constituents

Councilman Andy King Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 110th Birthday With Young Constituents

Council Member Andy King, celebrated the 110th birthday of  beloved author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, with children in the Unity Afterschool program and kindergarten classes from PS 87 in North Baychester. Council Member King encouraged the youngsters […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News
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Republican Westchester County Exec Rob Astorino To Challenge Cuomo For Governor

Governor Cuomo will have a big name Republican challenger, Robert Astorino, who is the county executive of our neighbor to the north. Here’s his announcement, released today. Rob Astorino , 46, was worked in media in addition to his political resume, […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News
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Examining The Common Core

The Common Core, a set of standardized curriculum being implemented in states across the nation including New York, has been praised and panned by experts and novices on the issues, from parents and teachers to elected officials and school leaders. […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
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Senator Upset About Lack of Intelligence Prior To Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Photo c/o Penni Gladstone/The SF Chronicle. With the Russia occupying neighbor Ukraine, US officials are upset that intelligence did not enable them to act sooner.

by · March 5, 2014 · Domestic News, World News