Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

1906 posed photograph of Ota Benga, Author unknown. There are some unread books still on my book shelves, and whenever I have time, I randomly choose one. Non-fiction works are my choice as I rather fill my mind with facts […]

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

(Photo c/o Steve Slaylon) The Mute Swan is a living picture of beauty with its long elegant necks and snow white plumage. It is often considered a symbol of fertility and love but to the New York State Department of […]

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: Feb 21, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 21, 2014 · Photos
The State of the Borough -Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. —Read and Watch Here

The State of the Borough -Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. —Read and Watch Here

  Delivered by Ruben Diaz Jr. on Thursday February 20, 2014 at Hostos Community College, Main Hall:   (download here from the BP’s office) I am proud to stand before you today to deliver my annual “State of the Borough” […]

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News
State of the Borough Address Introductions: A Pre Speech Round Up

State of the Borough Address Introductions: A Pre Speech Round Up

The State of the Borough Address, live from Hostos, began at 12:25, but here we’re the introductions before the Ruben Diaz Jr.’s address.  Thanks to BronxNet, who is streaming the event live on the internet, as well as public access […]

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News

TOBY Van Coming to Van Nest on February 22, 2014

by · February 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Pets
Photo c/o ABC 7.

White Plains Road CVS Roof Collapses Yesterday PM, Building Demolished This AM

The roof of the CVS at White Plains Road and Burke Avenue collapsed yesterday afternoon, leading to an early morning demolition of the building, as the roof collapse damaged the structural integrity of the entire building.

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News

Comptroller Responds To How He Will Deliver On Homelessness In The Bronx

In a Q and A at the Bronx Clergy Roundtable event earlier this week, Rev. Jim Fairbanks, who was until recently chief of staff to now former City Councilwoman Helen Diane Foster, brought up the Comptroller Scott Stringer’s commitment to advocating […]

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News, News
Watch BP Ruben Diaz Jr.’s State of the Borough Address Here at 11:30 a.m.

Watch BP Ruben Diaz Jr.’s State of the Borough Address Here at 11:30 a.m.

Our friends at BronxNet will be streaming the speech live from Hostos Community College.  Click on the button at 11:30 to watch.  

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News, News

Ukrainian Peace Ends, At Least 28 Protesters Dead

Video c/o The Associated Press. New fighting in Kiev, despite a reported truce, has led to some reporting 18, some reporting 20, some reporting 28, but all reporting a likelihood for many more deaths in the streets as chaos has […]

by · February 20, 2014 · News, World News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: Feb 20, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 20, 2014 · Photos

“Celebrate Black History”

As part of the “Celebrate Black History” event hosted by US Congressman Jose E. Serrano and NY Senator Jose M. Serrano, three outstanding Honorees were presented with awards.

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News

3 wounded, including 79 year old woman, in Morris Park Ave shooting

A 79 year old woman and two teens were wounded during a shooting on Morris Park Ave. and White Plains Rd that happened today at 2:42pm. According to eyewitnesses, the woman was unfortunately caught in the crossfire of the shooting, […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News, News

St.’s Patrick and Joseph Celebrations hosted at St. Raymond Elementary

Bronx, NY, February 19, 2014 — St. Raymond Elementary School is hosting its annual Feasts of Saints Patrick and Joseph Celebration on Sunday, March 16. The event begins with the 12:00 p.m. Mass at St. Raymond Church and is followed […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Night Before the Fights, Pop’s Boxing Gym in Bedford Park to Host Bronx Golden Gloves Prelims

Tucked away along Jerome Avenue adjacent to the 4 train, just north of Bedford Park Blvd., I thought I was heading to see the local Golden Gloves preliminary competition, hosted by the New York Daily News. As luck would have […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News, Sports