Corrections Captain And Two Officers Charged With Assaulting An Inmate With A Baton

Yesterday, MARK G. PETERS, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”), announced yesterday that DOI arrested a City Department of Correction (“DOC”) Captain and two Correction Officers for their role in the cover-up of an inmate assault […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Local News
Senator Klein And Bronx Chamber of Commerce Launch Bronx H.I.R.E. Program to Combat Bronx Unemployment

Senator Klein And Bronx Chamber of Commerce Launch Bronx H.I.R.E. Program to Combat Bronx Unemployment

Senator Jeff Klein, along with the Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Bronx elected officials, announced Bronx H.I.R.E., a new program aimed at connecting Bronx workers with real jobs through a comprehensive, direct approach. The Bronx H.I.R.E. (Help Identify Real Employment) […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Uncategorized

Pastor Wenzell Jackson To Be Honored With Street Sign

Yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation into law to co-name 63 streets and public places, including the naming of Wenzell Jackson Way at Nelson Avenue in the West Bronx steps from Mount Hermon Baptist Church where the late pastor(pictured >) held the […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Local News

Meet the Bees Workshop: A Hands-on Adventure in the Apiary At Wave Hill Saturday

On Saturday in Riverdale, from 11AM–1PM, get up close and personal with the bees of Wave Hill! Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees. Search […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News


by · July 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at 2014 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

 Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present new findings at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) being held July 12 – July 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will focus on […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

32BJ SEIU Makes Endorsements In Bronx Senate And Assembly Races

32BJ SEIU, the largest property service union in the country, has made endorsements in all of this summer’s Bronx Democratic primaries for State Senate and State Assembly.  All incumbents were endorsed, including Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj who did not receive the did […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Uncategorized

Councilman Cohen’s Participatory Budgeting Info Session In Norwood Tonight

by · July 10, 2014 · Local News

City’s Consumer Affairs Dept. Announces Reforms Meant To Reduce Number And Cost of Violations, Cut Red Tape For Small Businesses

  Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin announced that as of July 1, a wide-ranging package of nearly two-dozen reforms have been implemented to bring much-needed relief to thousands of New York City’s small businesses. The reforms are seen […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Local News

Year of Action Updated Progress Report From The White House

Six months after the President declared 2014 a Year of Action, the White House will release an updated Progress Report today detailing the more than 40 actions the President and his administration have taken since January to build real, lasting […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Uncategorized

Emmy Nominees Released This Morning

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series Breaking Bad • AMC • Sony Pictures Television Bryan Cranston as Walter White House Of Cards • Netflix • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Uncategorized

Op-Ed: The Right Way To Be Tough And Smart On Crime

By Eric T. Schneiderman Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking to the New York State Association of Police Benevolent Associations.  Every day, in every city and town across the country, police officers are performing vital services that help make […]

by · July 10, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 10, 2014

Balcony view of the Lorelei Fountain and the Bronx Courthouse from the Grand Concourse Photo by Nilka Martell

by · July 10, 2014 · Photos

Do You Know About The Cocktail Known As The “Bronx Silver”?

“The Bronx Cocktail is essentially a Perfect Martini with orange juice added. It was ranked number three in “The World’s 10 Most Famous Cocktails in 1934”,[1] making it a very popular rival to the Martini (#1) and the Manhattan (#2).” It was invented by the late Joseph Sormani, […]

by · July 9, 2014 · Local News

“What You Should Know” From Senator Diaz, On Gun Violence

New York City Could Become the Next O.K. Corral – by Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. – July 7, 2014  You should know that since New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton eliminated the Stop and […]

by · July 9, 2014 · Uncategorized