Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 21, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 21, 2014 · Photos

Klein/Nolan Legislation Protecting Existing School Playground Space Passes State Senate and Assembly

Klein/Nolan Legislation Protecting Existing School Playground Space Passes State Senate and Assembly ALBANY, NY – Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan (D-Queens) celebrated passage of legislation that would protect existing school playground space in New York City […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Uncategorized

The 11th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival Tomorrow

by · June 20, 2014 · Local News

City Budget Agreement Will Enable NYPD To Hire 200 Civilians To Enable More Street Policing

As part of yesterday’s announced budget agreements for the 2015 fiscal year, the City Council secured $6.2 million to hire 200 Police Administrative aides to free 200 Police Officers from desk jobs. These officers will immediately be deployed to patrol […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

$17 Million In Budget Allocated To Save NYCHA Community And Senior Centers

The budget agreement reached by the City Council and the de Blasio Administration yesterday will protect New York City’s growing aging population by securing $17 million to keep 57 NYCHA Community and Senior Centers open.  The Chronicle reported last week on […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Local News

Grand Opening Of New R.A.I.N. Center In Williamsbridge

On Tuesday at 11 a.m., Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc. (R.A.I.N.) will hold a Grand Opening at the R.A.I.N. Gun Hill Neighborhood Senior Center.  The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at the brand new  facility located at 3377 White Plains Road. “We are […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Local News

U.S. Department of Education Announces Action to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

On Thursday, the Obama Administration announced new steps to address growing concerns about sexual violence on college campuses by requiring institutions of higher education to comply with new campus safety and security related requirements aimed at curbing sexual assault, domestic […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Domestic News

Governor Announces Agreement on Bill to Establish Medical Marijuana Program

On Thursday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Legislative Leaders announced an agreement on a bill that will establish a medical marijuana program for New York State. The legislation includes provisions to ensure medical marijuana is reserved only for patients with […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Local News

Congressional Primary Tuesday

by · June 20, 2014 · Local News

Yesterday’s Sports Scores

2014 FIFA World Cup™ Full-time • Group C Estádio Nacional de Brasilia, Brasília 2 – 1 Colombia Côte d’Ivoire ___________________________________________________________________________ Full-time • Group D Arena Corinthians, São Paulo 2 – 1 Uruguay England ___________________________________________________________________________ Full-time • Group C Estádio das Dunas, Natal 0 – 0 Japan Greece –smh– ___________________________________________________________________________ American League Thursday, […]

by · June 20, 2014 · Uncategorized

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 20, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 20, 2014 · Photos
Borough President’s Chief of Staff Honored At City Council LGBT Pride Month Celebration

Borough President’s Chief of Staff Honored At City Council LGBT Pride Month Celebration

Paul del Duca, chief of staff to Bronx Borough President was honored at the 2014 City Council Pride Celebration, held last night at the Great Hall at Cooper Union. del Duca, formerly the vice president of New York City’s Stonewall […]

by · June 19, 2014 · Local News

Senator Gustavo Rivera Passes Bill Banning Smoking Around After-School Programs

 Senator Gustavo Rivera, the ranking member of the State Senate Health Committee, announced the passage of bill S. 7560 in the State Senate today. The legislation, which was introduced at the urging of  MARC Academy and Family Center, an after-school program […]

by · June 19, 2014 · Local News

“Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide” Week In The Bronx

The inaugural “SPARC Week”is going strong in the Bronx and around the city.  “SPARC” – Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide – is a community arts engagement program that places artists-in-residence at senior centers across the five boroughs of New York […]

by · June 19, 2014 · Local News

Bronx And City Elected Officials Join In Solidarity And Prayer For Kidnapped Israeli Teens

On Wednesday, religious leaders and elected officials joined in solidarity and prayer with Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, the people of Israel and the families of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped near Gush Etzion last week. […]

by · June 19, 2014 · Uncategorized