Live Music Saturday Afternoon At The Bronx Library Center

On Saturday, June 14th at 2:30 pm at the Bronx Library Center  (Map and directions), The New York Opera forum will present a free performance of Werther, an opera (Drame lyrique) in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Millietand Georges Hartmann (who used the pseudonym […]

Happy Philippine Independence Day!

 Press Statement,John Kerry,Secretary of State “On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of the Republic of the Philippines as you celebrate the anniversary of your […]

by · June 12, 2014 · World News

Indian Village Resident Featured in AM NY Story On D-Day

92 year old Pat Dolan told his story of fighting in Italy during D-Day to Am NY, the free newspaper circulated around the city largely at subway stations.  The U.S. Army private who earned four medals and went on to […]

by · June 12, 2014 · Local News, World News

Senator Diaz To March Again In DC Against Same Sex Marriage

On Tuesday, Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. released this press release on his Senate website: “You should know that even though the New York State Senate’s 2014 Session will end on June 19th, on that day I will be bringing close […]

by · June 12, 2014 · Uncategorized

NYC Pension Funds Enact Placement Agent Ban

All five New York City Pension Funds have passed a resolution to ban placement agents across all investment classes, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced on Wednesday.  Previously City Pension Funds only prohibited such placement agents for private […]

by · June 12, 2014 · Local News

Senator Gillibrand Statement on Filibuster of Student Loan Bill

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement yesterday after the Senate blocked the advancement of the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act legislation introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren. New York graduates are currently saddled with an estimated $60 billion in […]

by · June 12, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Have You Seen This Man?

by · June 12, 2014 · Uncategorized

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation To Provide Tax Relief To New Yorkers Impacted By Sandy

On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation into law to provide property tax relief to property owners subject to higher property taxes as a result of repairs to homes severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The abatement was proposed by […]

by · June 12, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 12, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 12, 2014 · Photos

Van Nest Library will be CLOSED – Thu 6/12-Sat 6/14

Dear Community Partners, The Van Nest Library–located on Barnes Avenue between Pelham Parkway South and Lydig Avenue–will be CLOSED for three days later this week: from Thursday, June 12 through Saturday, June 14. This closure has been scheduled to facilitate necessary […]

by · June 11, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Montefiore Medical Center & Gay Pride Event on June 21

Montefiore Medical Center’s AIDS Center will be commemorating its 11th Annual PRIDE HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Saturday, June 21, from 12:00-5:00 p.m.  This special event will take place at Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street.  (Entrance between Kossuth and […]

by · June 11, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Community Board Four Friday Night Movie Series

Fun, Family, and Friends This Friday 6/13 at Joyce Kilmer Park Community Board Four Presents Showtime Starts at Sunset!

by · June 11, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Emergency track repair work that will commence along the Jerome Avenue 4 Line

This is to inform you of emergency track repair work that will commence along the Jerome Avenue4 Line south of the 161st Street/Yankee Stadium station beginning June 13, 2014.  For three consecutive weekends from June 13 to June 29, track […]

by · June 11, 2014 · Bulletin Board

B-PECA Community Meeting – Date Change

Bronx Park East Community Association “B-PECA” Representing the Allerton & Pelham Parkway North Communities *Monthly Meeting Date Change* This Month’s Bronx Park East Community Association “B-PECA” Representing the Allerton & Pelham Parkway North Communities *Monthly Meeting Date Change* This Month’s […]

by · June 11, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Senator Klein Honored at CEC District 11th Annual Legislative Breakfast for Work on Stopping JHS 144 Co-Location

Senator Klein Honored at CEC District 11th Annual Legislative Breakfast for Work on Stopping JHS 144 Co-Location   BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) was honored by the District 11 Community Education Council on Friday at their annual legislative breakfast […]

by · June 11, 2014 · Local News