Governor Cuomo Announces $3.2 Million in Grants to Expand College Access for Low-Income Students

On Tuesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of a $3.2 million College Access Innovation Grant application that will be used by organizations to increase college enrollment and completion among low-income students across the State. “New York’s legacy is […]

by · July 9, 2014 · Local News

Ghanian Heritage Celebration Saturday

by · July 9, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized

U.S. Department of Education Launches ‘Excellent Educators for All Initiative’

As part of its efforts to ensure that all students have equal access to a quality education, today the U.S. Department of Education is announcing the launch of the Excellent Educators for All Initiative. The initiative will help states and […]

by · July 9, 2014 · Domestic News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 9, 2014

Balcony view of Yankee Stadium from the Grand Concourse Photo by Nilka Martell

by · July 9, 2014 · Photos

Bronx Pols React to Mayor de Blasio’s Plan to Make New York City’s Neighborhoods and Housing Developments Safer

Today, the de Blasio administration announced a $210.5 million comprehensive, citywide plan to make our neighborhoods safer and reduce violent crime in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments, through more targeted law enforcement efforts, immediate physical improvements, aggressive community […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Local News

Van Nest Library Events

The July 2014 calendar of events for the Van Nest Library–located on Barnes Avenue between Pelham Parkway South and Lydig Avenue–is attached. As usual, please post, distribute, and promote as you please. Some highlights: * Urban Tech Club: Robotics 101 – This 7 week series teaches […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Bronx Park East Community Association

Bronx Park East Community Association “Team B-PECA” ​Presents: Our July Community Meeting This Thursday July 10th, ​ 2014​ with Our New City Councilman Ritchie Torres Chair of the City Council NYCHA Public Housing Committee Location: The CenterLight Building at 2401 […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Bulletin Board

One Of Our Bronx Neighbors

by · July 8, 2014 · Uncategorized

Job Fair Thursday

by · July 8, 2014 · Local News

Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) Receives $770,000 Grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation

 The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation has recently received a $770,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for a major expansion of their successful Home-Based Childcare Training Institute. The partnership between WHEDco and the Kellogg Foundation marks a major national […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Local News

This Weeks BronxTalk With Gary Axelbank

by · July 8, 2014 · Local News

Audit Shows Bad Housekeeping at DOE Regarding Custodial Supply Procurement

  With inconsistent documentation about bidding processes and the failure to properly manage the contract and track expenditures, an audit   conducted by Comptroller Scott Stringer identifies that the the New York City Department of Education failed to employ adequate controls in […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Uncategorized

Governor Cuomo Announces $1.5 Million Available Through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that $1.5 million in farmers’ market checks are being distributed across the state as part of the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. Made possible with funding from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, the […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Local Events, Local News
Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Establish Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Program

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Establish Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Program

On Monday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill to establish a medical marijuana program for New York State. The new law includes provisions to ensure medical marijuana is reserved only for patients with serious conditions and is dispensed and […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Local News

NYClass Protest Today

Protest Today MEDIA RELEASE: NYCLASS Demands City Revoke License of Horse Carriage Industry Spokesperson for Violating Suspension Posted by Nyclass on July 08, 2014 WHEN: Tuesday July 8, 1:00 pm WHERE: Corner of 59th St. and 6th Ave.   Horse […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Animal Issues