Wildfire destroys homes along California’s scenic coast at Big Sur

BY LAILA KEARNEY Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:47pm EST A firefighting crew walks past burning trees in Big Sur, California, December 16, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/MICHAEL FIALA (Reuters) – A wildfire that erupted in a scenic stretch of California’s central coastline […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News
Christmas Smiles For a Special School

Christmas Smiles For a Special School

As we turn a new leaf into the new year, and were in the spirit of the holiday’s, it is at this time that I am able to reflect on an amazing day at P.S.811X.The Sons of Italy, Uguaglianza lodge #83 and […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

News from Bronx Community Board #10

NEWS FROM BRONX COMMUNITY BOARD #10 Contact Bronx Community Board #10 at 718-892-1161 Bronx Community Board #10 recently completed the budgetary cycle of meetings for the FY 2015 Budget. Among the activities centering on this process, was a Public Hearing, […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News

P.S. 31 Castle on the Concourse

P.S. 31, located on the 425 Grand Concourse between E. 144th St and East 146th St to Walton Ave, has been ordered to be demolished by the Department of Buildings. Being found structurally unsound, and a public safety hazard as […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Uncategorized

Notify NYC – Notification

Notification issued 12/16/13 at 6:00 PM:  The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) today issued a Travel Advisory for Tuesday, 12/17. The National Weather Service has forecast 2 to 4 inches of snow accumulation. Snow is expected to begin […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

This is a shout-out to the entire Bronx! Your events coordinator, Annie Boller, would like to hear from you. If you have any local community events that you would like listed on The Bronx Chronicle, please send it in to […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Bulletin Board
Zumba for Bronx Shelter Pets

Zumba for Bronx Shelter Pets

Rachel Mazza and Adrienne Hanley Kenny held a zumba fundraiser to benefit NYC’s Top Dog, Inc., the only animal rescue shelter in the Bronx.  Rachel Mazza is President of the Throggs Neck Girls Softball League and Adrienne Hanley Kenny is […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News, Uncategorized

Westchester Square Civic Association 1st Annual Holiday Dinner

The Westchester Square Civic Association hosted its 1st Annual Holiday Dinner on Saturday, December 14, 2013.  Despite the snowfall and cold weather, dozens of folks gathered for the festivities.

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

Press Release – Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Paris Elections & Bronx Stereotypes

“The tired, ancient stereotypes about the Bronx continue to unfairly cloud the minds of people as far away as Paris, France. We in the Bronx have had enough. “Crime has steadily dropped in the Bronx. Last year, the Bronx had […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, Uncategorized

State Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein’s “Affordable NY” Agenda with the IDC Releases Video

State Senator Jeff Klein recently unveiled the IDC’s “Affordable NY” agenda, affecting all New Yorkers, particularly students, seniors, and working families.  The video presentation that was shown at the unveiling is now available for public view. Click here to download […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News

Young man suffers seizure on bus

  Young man suffers seizure on 42 bus towards Throggs Neck at 5:30  pm today. He didn’t know his name nor address. FDNY  responded quickly and EMT took him to hospital.

by · December 15, 2013 · Local News, News

Somber remembrances mark anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

BY EDITH HONAN NEW YORK Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:59pm EST A heart is emblazoned with crosses to commemorate the 26 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Sandy Hook village in Newtown, Connecticut December 13, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/CARLO ALLEGRI (Reuters) […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Domestic News, News

Colorado school shooting victim remains in critical condition

BY KEITH COFFMAN DENVER Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:12pm EST Students gather and reunite with their families at a fast food joint across from Arapahoe High School, after a student opened fire in the school in Centennial, Colorado December 13, 2013. […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Domestic News, News

South Africa buries ‘greatest son’ Mandela

BY ED CROPLEY QUNU, South Africa Sun Dec 15, 2013 11:12am EST The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is prepared to be buried during his funeral ceremony in Qunu, Eastern Cape in this December 15, 2013 handout picture […]

by · December 15, 2013 · News, World News

Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon

BY PETE SWEENEY SHANGHAI Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:47am EST A giant electronic screen displays the mission operation information of China’s Chang’e-3 lunar probe as researchers work at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center, in Beijing, December 14, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/STRINGER (Reuters) […]

by · December 14, 2013 · News, World News