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
Red Cross Ukraine Relief Efforts Approved

Red Cross Ukraine Relief Efforts Approved

Associated Press reports the Red Cross will head a humanitarian aid mission with Russia’s help that will allow relief for the suffering civilian population in Luhansk – an eastern Ukrainian Province thick with rebel forces. “The situation is critical – […]

by · August 11, 2014 · News, World News
City Health Dept. Launches Ad Campaign Highlighting Cancer-Prevention Benefits Of HPV Vaccine

City Health Dept. Launches Ad Campaign Highlighting Cancer-Prevention Benefits Of HPV Vaccine

The Health Department launched a new ad campaign today to encourage parents of adolescents to vaccinate their children against human papillomavirus (HPV). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are about 33,200 HPV-associated cancer cases in the […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News
Local Council Members Ask Commissioner Bratton to Implement  ShotSpotter in the 47th and 52nd Police Precincts

Local Council Members Ask Commissioner Bratton to Implement ShotSpotter in the 47th and 52nd Police Precincts

In light of the recent increase in violence in the 47th and 52nd precincts, Council Member Andrew Cohen, Council Member Andy King and Council Member Ritchie Torres have sent a letter to Commissioner of the New York Police Department, William […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News
Senator Klein Announces $150,000 Capital Grant for Wave Hill

Senator Klein Announces $150,000 Capital Grant for Wave Hill

Funding will Renovate Historic Glyndor House   BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein announced a $150,000 capital grant he secured this year that will go towards completing the exterior renovation of historic Glyndor House and to installing permanent lighting […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News

SUNY Maritime to Build New Seamanship Cente

The new $1.5 million dollar state-of-the-art center will provide enhanced marine training for SUNY students and the City’s first responders   BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff  Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced a $1.5 million dollar state grant he secured that will […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News
100,000 Jobs Mission Companies Hire Over 160,000 Veterans Through Second Quarter 2014

100,000 Jobs Mission Companies Hire Over 160,000 Veterans Through Second Quarter 2014

Companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission hired a total of 161,752 U.S. military veterans through the second quarter of 2014. In addition, the coalition has grown from 11 founding members to 165 companies that represent almost every industry in the […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Business, Domestic News, Local News