Match Day: First Children Accepted To City’s New Full-Day Pre-K Programs

  A year and a half after he first put forward his plan for free, full-day pre-K for every child in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday the first wave of acceptances to the City’s expanded pre-K […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Local News

New York State Acting Commissioner of Health Declares Influenza No Longer Prevalent In the State

On Thursday, New York State Acting Commissioner of Health Howard A. Zucker, M.D., J.D., declared that influenza is no longer prevalent in New York State. This declaration means that New York State healthcare workers who are not vaccinated against influenza […]

State Labor Department Announces $12.7 Million Collected For Unpaid Workers

Former Bronx Assemblyman and current State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced yesterday that $12.7 million in back wages, interest and liquidated damages have been recovered for more than 14,000 workers in just the first four months of 2014 – […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Local News

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly 100k Jobs Available Now On Jobs Express

Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that more than 96,000 jobs are currently available and listed on the State’s Jobs Express website ( The site sorts thousands of jobs by region and occupation, and also allows users to search jobs […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 6, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 6, 2014 · Photos

Not Bergdahl – the VA!

By Jeremy Warneke Four days ago, my best friend from high school asked me for my opinion on recently released Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl. I didn’t really have one. My response: “Do we know how he got captured in […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Op Ed

The 3rd Annual Thwaites Place BLOCK PARTY!

Bronx Park ​ East Community Association​ ​Representing Allerton & Pelham Parkway North​ ​ “Team B-PECA” Present s​ : ​ ​The 3rd Annual Thwaites Place BLOCK PARTY! ​ ​Saturday, ​June 28th ​​ ​From 12:00 – ​8​ :00pm at ​Thwaites Place & […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Van Nest Library Events

The June 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: * Why Read? – This storytelling program features bubble […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Phipps Family Day Celebration Flyer – 6/21/14

by · June 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market Free Summer Film Series

Celebrate the summer with Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market this June and July! Mark your calendars and bring your beach chairs or towels for a FREE, family-friendly film series under the stars on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 garage roof deck. We’ll […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board


COMMUNITY BOARD FOUR MOVIE NIGHT SERIES ENJOY ANIMATED MOVIE FUN WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS AT JOYCE KILMER PARK 161st Street between Grand Concourse & Walton Avenue FRIDAY JUNE 13TH                           JULY 18TH                        AUGUST 15TH                      […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Study: New Test Predicts If Breast Cancer Will Spread

 A test that counts the number of locations in tumor specimens where tumor cells may invade blood vessels predicted the risk of distant spread, or metastasis, for the most common type of breast cancer. The study was led by researchers […]

President Obama Talks With Young Asthma Patients

The President brought attention to one of the greatest public health crises in our neck of the woods earlier this week.  President Barack Obama visits with children at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., whose asthma is aggravated by […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Domestic News

Pope: Gypsies Are One Of The Groups Most Vulnerable To New Forms Of Slavery

“New civil, cultural and social approaches, and a new pastoral strategy for the Church” against “modern forms of persecution, oppression and slavery” are necessary to face the situation of gypsies throughout the world, said Pope Francis during this morning’s audience […]

by · June 5, 2014 · World News

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Bet with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Rangers-Kings Stanley Cup; Loser to Help Perform Rendition of Rival City’s Song on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Preceding Game 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a bet with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.  If the New York Rangers win, Mayor Garcetti will help perform a rendition of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Uncategorized