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
College of Mt. St. Vincent Freshman Launches College Application Process App

College of Mt. St. Vincent Freshman Launches College Application Process App

Incoming student at Riverdale’s College of Mount Saint Vincent Denisha Kuhlor has started her own business, Plucked, a web application that aims to ease the college application process and make it more affordable for high school students to attend college. Plucked users can […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News
New Improved Access For Federal Direct PLUS Loan Programs: US Dept. of Ed.

New Improved Access For Federal Direct PLUS Loan Programs: US Dept. of Ed.

As part of an effort to ensure more families can afford a higher education and promote the responsible use of taxpayer dollars, the U.S. Department of Education proposed new regulations last week that will update eligibility standards and improve access […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Business, Domestic News
Willie Colón At The Lehman Performing Arts Center Saturday

Willie Colón At The Lehman Performing Arts Center Saturday

By special request from the salseros, Wllie Colon returns to Lehman Center, “La Casa de la Salsa” for an exclusive performance of all his greatest hits. De Vuelta al Barrio is an evening of remembrance of one of the best salsa eras. […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Features, Local News
New York State Government Leaders Announce Unity Trip to Israel

New York State Government Leaders Announce Unity Trip to Israel

Yesterday, leaders from New York including Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Co-Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced a unity visit reaffirming the State of New York’s support in light of the continued threat […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News, World News
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 11, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 11, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · August 11, 2014 · Photos
Patient Zero Identified in Ebola Outbreak

Patient Zero Identified in Ebola Outbreak

Epidemiologist believe a two year old boy who died on December 6 may be patient zero in the Ebola outbreak. The boy became sick in a small village in the province of Guéckédou, which is located in southeastern Guinea. The […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Health & Nutrition, News, World News
You Won’t Believe How ISIS Recruits Kids

You Won’t Believe How ISIS Recruits Kids

VICE News has posted this intimate view on the Islamic militant group ISIS and it’s outreach practices in Iraq and Syria.

by · August 10, 2014 · World News
Camping – NYC Style

Camping – NYC Style

Camping in NYC is here and we’ve got the pics to prove it. BTW – They(The Urban Park Rangers) leave the light on for ya – the bathroom light that is. Here is our previous article on it and here […]

American Cancer Society Kicks Off Pink Season At the Marina Del Rey Wednesday

American Cancer Society Kicks Off Pink Season At the Marina Del Rey Wednesday

The Marina Del Rey was painted pink on Wednesday, as supporters of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer joined forces to officially kick off “Pink Season” in the Bronx at their annual breakfast.  (It’s just an expression….this journalist’s high school employer did […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Local News