City Money Exceeds State Funding Of Schools For 4th Year In A Row

City Money Exceeds State Funding Of Schools For 4th Year In A Row

Mayor Bill De Blasio’s preliminary budget assumes that city funding of the Department of Education (DOE) in 2015 will exceed state funding for the fourth year in a row. City funding is  projected to increase by $548 million to reach […]

by · March 20, 2014 · Local News

Judge Rules on Arizona and Kansas Voter Case

Cartoon by Ben Sargent Kansans and Arizonans who register to vote by mail, which is free, had better have valid government id, which is not free, on hand if they want to vote in upcoming elections, as a result of […]

by · March 20, 2014 · Domestic News
Congressman Crowley Honors Pelham Parkway Area Heros Who Came To Fire Victims’ Aid

Congressman Crowley Honors Pelham Parkway Area Heros Who Came To Fire Victims’ Aid

Congressman Joe Crowley held a ceremony yesterday at the 49th Precinct to honor locals for their rescue and recovery efforts in the aftermath of a devastating fire in Pelham Parkway in the Bronx.   A spirited ceremony was enjoyed by […]

by · March 20, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Kid’s Day at Bronx House

by · March 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board
The Chronicle Visits The East Bronx History Forum: Lecture on Bronx Amusement Parks (With Video!)

The Chronicle Visits The East Bronx History Forum: Lecture on Bronx Amusement Parks (With Video!)

Last night, over 60 people (the biggest crowd in years!)  packed into the reading room at the Huntington Free Library at Westchester Square for the East Bronx HIstory Forum’s monthly history lecture, with Wesley and Barbara Gottlock speaking about old […]

by · March 20, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 20, 2014

On the inside looking out… Westchester Square   Photo by Annie Boller

by · March 20, 2014 · Photos

Cat Cafes invading United States

Over the past couple of years, cats have invaded the internet and now they are coming for cafes.

by · March 19, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Pets
Fire Rages In Fordham Tuesday

Fire Rages In Fordham Tuesday

A 2 alarm fire hit the residents of 2580 Briggs Avenue a block from Poe Park Tuesday, the flames coming from the 2nd story row house. Photo via NYCFireWire

by · March 19, 2014 · Uncategorized

IT’S ARTRAGEOUS

ST. RAYMOND PARISH ART SHOW SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 23   Bronx, NY, March 10, 2014 — IT’S ARTRAGEOUS!, the fourth annual St. Raymond Parish Art Show, will be held on Sunday, March 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Bulletin Board
This Week’s BronxTalk On BronxNet: Bronx Artist Documentary Project

This Week’s BronxTalk On BronxNet: Bronx Artist Documentary Project

  Gary Axelbank, host of BronxTalk, speaks with Judy Land, who is project coordinator of the The Bronx Artist Documentary Project.  (Click above to watch.) The project is a partnership of Bronx photographers and artists, resulting in documentation of a […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Local News
Fordham Women Join Manhattan Men In Road To NCAA Hoops Championship

Fordham Women Join Manhattan Men In Road To NCAA Hoops Championship

On Monday,  the Fordham Rams Women’s Basketball team hosted an ESPN NCAA selection watch party for their A-10 championship team, where they found out they would play as the tenth seed. Fordham students and faculty as well as metropolitan-area Catholic […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Uncategorized
Brews and Bloggers Networking Event Roundup (With Video From Marlene Cintron and Baron Ambrosia)

Brews and Bloggers Networking Event Roundup (With Video From Marlene Cintron and Baron Ambrosia)

Tuesday night brought together some of the Bronx’s big voices on the Internet (including all of us Bronx Chronicle folks) at Baychester’s new Gun Hill Brewery, where discussion over telling the tales of the Bronx on the information superhighway were […]

by · March 19, 2014 · Uncategorized

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 19, 2014

Westchester Square   Photo by Annie Boller

by · March 19, 2014 · Photos
Rousing Community Outcry At Meeting Regarding Maternity Ward Reopening Process at Norwood’s North Central Bronx Hospital

Rousing Community Outcry At Meeting Regarding Maternity Ward Reopening Process at Norwood’s North Central Bronx Hospital

While Bronxites have been thrilled that maternity services will return to North Central Bronx Hospital in Norwood, easing the tension at wards in other area hospitals such as Jacobi Medical Center, community members and elected officials grilled the city’s Health […]

Bronx Electeds Weigh In On Dream Act Deferred in State Senate

With legislation failing in the State Senate last night 30-29 that would have enabled college opportunities for children of parents who are undocumented, a number of Bronx elected officials have expressed their outrage. Gustavo Rivera (r.) said, “Terribly disappointed in […]

by · March 18, 2014 · Local News