Subpoenas Sent to 200 Used Car Dealerships in Effort to Discover Whether Dealers are Selling Unrepaired Recalled Cars

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin announced an investigation on Wednesday into the City’s used car dealerships, which DCA licenses, seeking to discover whether they are selling unrepaired recalled cars. As part of the investigation, DCA issued subpoenas […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
G.I.V.E. Organizes It’s My Park Day Neighborhood Cleanup In Parkchester

G.I.V.E. Organizes It’s My Park Day Neighborhood Cleanup In Parkchester

On Wednesday, over 30 volunteers, including 20 teenagers from BuildOn, participated in the beautification of the green spaces by the Parkchester subway station. They painted the cobble stones around the trees as well as the two bird bath fountains. In […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
The Bronx Chronicle Presents The New Swing Sextet & Don Sonero at Crotona Park

The Bronx Chronicle Presents The New Swing Sextet & Don Sonero at Crotona Park

We saw this video from acclaimed videographer and Bronx politician Jose Rivera, who shot this at Crotona Park in June.  It’s a beautiful performance, so if you have the 18 minutes to watch, enjoy. (It only has 54 views at […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Features, Local News

Board Of Elections Petition Update

The Bronx Chronicle, “with a little help from our friends”, in this case, friend and daily reader Anthony Rivieccio who runs the Northwest Bronx Democratic Club and has been around in politics since a Bronx campaign in 1989.  He has provided the […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News

Innovative Researcher Assumes New Leadership Role At Montefiore/Einstein

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have named Betsy Herold, M.D., chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, CHAM and Einstein. She assumed her new position on July 1. Dr. Herold is an accomplished, NIH-funded […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Local News
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 31, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 31, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · July 31, 2014 · Photos
Real Talk On Race And Comedy From The PBS Newshour

Real Talk On Race And Comedy From The PBS Newshour

Negotiating a multicultural environment by using humor to bring people together? Sounds pretty Bronx to me, right folks?

by · July 31, 2014 · Domestic News, Features
46th Precinct National Night Out Next Wednesday

46th Precinct National Night Out Next Wednesday

by · July 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Residency Issues Plague Michael Blake

Residency Issues Plague Michael Blake

Check out this article from former Assemblyman Michael Benjamin, now a columinst for City & State and the NY Post, who once represented the 79th Assembly District, about Michael Blake (pictured at left),currently a candidate for State Assembly in the […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Local News
Back To School Literacy & Health Fair In Castle Hill

Back To School Literacy & Health Fair In Castle Hill

by · July 30, 2014 · Bulletin Board
$3 Million in Capital Grants for Indian Field Renovation Announced by Jeff Klein & Andrew Cohen

$3 Million in Capital Grants for Indian Field Renovation Announced by Jeff Klein & Andrew Cohen

Surrounded by local families, community leaders and Little Leaguers, State Senate Coalition Co-Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Council Member Andrew Cohen (D-Bronx) announced $3 million in capital grants securedin this year’s state and city budgets for a comprehensive renovation of the […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Features, Local News
Council Member Ritchie Torres  Pioneers Use of Discretionary Funding toward Health Bucks

Council Member Ritchie Torres Pioneers Use of Discretionary Funding toward Health Bucks

Yesterday, at a press conference at Poe Park, Councilman Ritchie Torres announced funding for Health Bucks, an innovative program to promote healthier choices for Bronx residents whereby coupons offering $2 toward fruits and vegetables from farmer’s markets are distributed through local organizations to residents.  Torres […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Local News
Immigration Should Not Be the Only Issue on Our Agenda

Immigration Should Not Be the Only Issue on Our Agenda

 Posted by Rev. Sen. Ruben Diaz on Sunday, July 27th, 2014  What You Should Know “You should know that Paul the Apostle in his letter delivered to the Galatian believers instructed them to: “As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Features, Local News
Senator Gillibrand Denounces Hamas’ Use Of Human Shields, Supporting Israel’s Right To Self-Defense

Senator Gillibrand Denounces Hamas’ Use Of Human Shields, Supporting Israel’s Right To Self-Defense

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, filed a resolution with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to condemn the use of civilians as human shields by the terrorist group Hamas and support Israel’s right to self-defense. “The use of human shields by Hamas […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Two Guilty Pleas In “Operation Snowfall” International Cocaine Trafficking Case

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Two Guilty Pleas In “Operation Snowfall” International Cocaine Trafficking Case

On Tuesday, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the guilty pleas of two individuals who were charged in connection with a cocaine pipeline allegedly operating between New York City and the Dutchess County town of Wappingers Falls, in a sting […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News