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Japan Considers Pacifism Position Reversal

Japan may undergo a drastic shift in foreign policy, bucking the policy of military pacifism that has been in place since World War II. As Al Jazeera reports, “A government panel will urge Japan to allow its military to help […]

by · February 5, 2014 · News, World News
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Bronx twins gleefully meet their 92nd birthday

Bronx natives Mary Prue and Gloria Ungaro , identical twins, recently met their 92nd birthday with all smiles!  They were born on February 4th, 1922, in the Arthur Ave. section of the Bronx.  Interestingly enough, born in the actual house!  […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Bedtime Story Time

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News
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THE IMPACT OF LOSING A BRONX SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE

Join us for a community discussion on the impact of the pending closure of one of the Bronx’s Social Security Offices. After a brief presentation by the Social Security Administration, audience members will be invited to share thoughts, concerns, and […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
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Jacobi Doctor Receives Prestigious Recognition for Innovation in AIDS/HIV Care

Jacobi Doctor Receives Prestigious Recognition for Innovation in AIDS/HIV Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2014 Jacobi Doctor Receives Laubenstein Award for HIV/AIDS Care Efforts One of Only Three Doctors Statewide to Receive Recognition Dr. Yvette Calderon (Bronx, New York) […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News
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Congressional Reps New Debt Limit Strategy

Speaker Boehner. Photo co/ speaker.gov. House Republicans, speaking to the Washington Post today, have indicated that the Keystone XL pipeline or Affordable Care Act’s risk corridors will be the chips on the table in the fight to compromise on policy items […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Domestic News, News
Armed Student Strikes Moscow School

Armed Student Strikes Moscow School

Photo c/o Zuma Press Video c/o youtube.com (The Associated Press) 15-year-old Sergei Gordeyev killed his geography teacher and wounded a police officer Monday. He was taken into custody after negotiations with police and his father.

by · February 4, 2014 · News, World News
Bill Hopes To Ban Anonymous Political Campaign Attack Ads in City

Bill Hopes To Ban Anonymous Political Campaign Attack Ads in City

Anonymous attack ads like this one attacking now Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in 2012 will become illegal if Councilman Garodnick has his way. A new bill sponsored by Councilman and former speaker hopeful Daniel Garodnick (D-Manhattan) attempts to ban the sort […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News, News
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Bronx Young Dems Persevere Over Blizzard, First Networking Event in 2014 a Success

Despite over six inches of snow on Monday blanketing the Bronx, the Bronx Young   Democrats (BYD) drew nearly three dozen hardy souls to brave the weather and network with one another about work, politics, and current events in the […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News
Winter at Mosholu Parkway February 2014

Winter at Mosholu Parkway February 2014

Despite the winter and snow fatigue many of us are facing, the snowfall is very pretty, especially on Mosholu Parkway. There is a sense of serenity as one walks up and down the parkway in the snow. For more photos, […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News
Should horses be off NYC streets? Looking at all sides of the issue.

Should horses be off NYC streets? Looking at all sides of the issue.

“It’s over,” said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference last month. Since before his inauguration, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been a part of a scandal between animal rights groups and carriage […]

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The Face of The Immigration Policy Fight

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o seiu.org. Eliseo Vasquez Medina, the secretary-treasurer and former executive vice president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) who recently went on a publicized hunger strike, has been a very visible face of the […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, World News
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One Dead, 20, In Highbridge Houses Shooting Overnight

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o nyc.gov. The Daily News has reported this morning that Marquis Brewer, 20, died last night at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, after being gunned down at approximately 2:30 a.m. at the Highbridge Houses on Dr. Martin […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
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State To Recoup Hundred of Millions In Medicaid Dollars

Written by Adam Bermudez New York State’s Medicaid program,among the nation’s most expensive, may cost a little less than the projected $55.6 billion price ticket to taxpayers this year, as $851 million dollars was recovered after the state investigation’s audit. […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Local News
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The Seinfeld Commercial

Photo c/o youtube.com On Thursday, Bronx Chronicle showed you a preview of The Full House reunion commercial, airing during the Superbowl and promised coverage of the Seinfeld reunion commercial Friday. Alas, the video was not leaked. But if you missed […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Domestic News