New Poll Has Mayor De Blasio With High Favorability, Lower Job Approval

Photo via Twitter @BilldeBlasio A poll that came out Thursday from The Wall Street Journal-NBC 4 New York-Marist  shows New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio with a a nearly 60 percent favorability rating but a 39 percent job approval rating […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Local News

Mayor De Blasio And Cardinal Dolan Visit Wakefield Catholic School

  Mayor De Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan  toured a pre-K classroom at the Catherine Corry Academy at the Saint Francis of Assisi School in Wakefield on Thursday, where the Mayor spoke about a continued push to provide more prekindergarten […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 7, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 7, 2014 · Photos

PALS sheltering domestic violence victims and their pets

Photo c/o Urban Resource Institute Just in time for Women’s History Month, the ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced that they will award a grant of $75,000 to The Urban Resource Institute (URI) for […]

Senator Klein, Fordham President McShane, and Bronx Students Rally to Support New Legislation Aimed at Making College More Affordable for Working Families

Senator Klein, Fordham President McShane, and Bronx Students Rally to Support New Legislation Aimed at Making College More Affordable for Working Families         WHO: State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester)   Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., Fordham University   […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Assemblyman Crespo to host Free Tax Preparation

by · March 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Friends of Pelham Bay Park Spring 2014 Fundraiser

by · March 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

An Editorial On Assemblyman Jose Rivera’s Inappropriate Sexual Comments On Video

I am a grandfather and love spending time with my granddaughter.  After seeing the news about the videos that Assemblyman Jose Rivera has taken where he can be seen ogling underage girls and saying sexual things to these individuals,  I […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Editorials

Council Member Ritchie Torres Addresses Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance

Co-authored by Adam Bermudez, Kathleen Canzoniero & Nilka Martell Council Member Ritchie Torres (D-Van Nest, Fordham, Bronx Park East, Belmont, Bedford Park) spoke last night at the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s monthly community meeting, where local issues are raised and […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News, News
State Assembly Delays Aspects Of Common Core

State Assembly Delays Aspects Of Common Core

Since reporting on the myths of the Common Core yesterday in the Chronicle, the state’s legislature has acted on the plan, putting off the implementation of certain parts of the program, giving parents, teachers and administrators time to have further […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
Congressman Crowley Announces Plan for National Retirement Savings Account For Every American At Birth

Congressman Crowley Announces Plan for National Retirement Savings Account For Every American At Birth

  Tom Messina (l), Congressman Joe Crowley (r.) At a meeting in Van Nest last night, Congressman Joe Crowley representative Tommy Messina unveiled to Bronx residents the Congressman’s new plan to create a national savings account program for every American […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

McDonalds Blames Wage Campaigns For Potential Profit Loss

McDonald’s is projecting that it may lose some profits in the near future as patrons are realizing its wrong for fast food chains to not offer a living wage to its workers, according to a filing the company made with […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Business, Domestic News, World News
Assemblyman Carl Heastie Moves Office Down The Street

Assemblyman Carl Heastie Moves Office Down The Street

  Assemblyman Carl Heastie has moved his district office down the street  from 1351 East Gun Hill Road  to 1446, located at the corner of Fenton Avenue.  The new office is located in the old Abaxas Realty, which has moved across […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 6, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 6, 2014 · Photos

VACCA TO CHAIR FIRST TECH COMMITTEE BUDGET HEARING

 Tomorrow, the City Council’s Committee on Technology – chaired by Council Member James Vacca – will hold a joint budget hearing with the Committee on Land Use. Among the topics discussed at the hearing will be the budgets of 311 […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board