Affordable Housing in NYC – An Ongoing Crisis

Lunch with the League: Thursday January 9, 2014, 11AM – 2PM Affordable Housing in NYC – An Ongoing Crisis Everyone wants it. The question is how to get it. PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING LOCATION see below Featuring Guest Speaker RuthAnne […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Melissa Mark-Viverito to be New York City’s next City Council Speaker.

As we all know the position for New York City Council Speaker is to be filled this Wensday , January 8th. Of the candidates who have actively campaigned for the post, the management of The Bronx Chronicle under the leadership […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Editorials, Local News

New York City will suspend Alternate Side Parking Regulations citywide tomorrow, Monday, January 6, 2014

Annie Boller Reports: Notification issued 1/5/14 at 2:55 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, will suspend Alternate Side Parking Regulations citywide tomorrow, Monday, January 6, 2014, to facilitate snow removal. Payment […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

ALERT: Bronx Being Iced in by Freezing Rain

The Bronx along with the New York metropolitan area is being iced in. If you don’t have to please do not go outdoors. The sidewalks and streets have become quite slippery. Thin invisible ice has formed in almost all communities. […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Experts suggest turning the TV off at mealtime

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Parents who let their teens use electronic devices or watch TV during family meals tend to serve less nutritious food and have poorer family communication, a

by · January 5, 2014 · Health & Nutrition

Let’s work towards something new for the Bronx

 written by: Fernado P. Tirado With a new year underway, let’s work towards something else, something new for the Bronx With the New Year’s celebrations complete, many of us are undergoing the annual ritual of making

by · January 5, 2014 · Features

A Statement From Public Advocate Letitia James On Melissa Mark-Viverito

Public Advocate Letitia James released the following statement on Melissa Mark-Viverito: “I am delighted Melissa has secured enough votes to be our next City Council Speaker. She and I worked tirelessly over the last eight years to bring about progressive […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Local News

Sad…The Bronx is Better Than This…

The following is a posted item from Facebook. If you see someone in need please take a moment and help out. Believe me you will feel good about yourself. Written by: Cassandra Kaufman 10:27am Jan 5 Anyone going out this morning, […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Op Ed, Uncategorized
Three Kings Day In The Bronx

Three Kings Day In The Bronx

Three Kings Day Celebration Written by:  Bharati S. Kemraj On Saturday, January 4, 2014 the community came together to celebrate Three Kings Day. State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz along with Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr., Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Assemblyman […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Uncategorized

TNBA Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014

Hello All,   The TNBA Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Marina del Rey.  We are planning a great night for you.  This dinner dance is always a great opportunity to dress […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Pope Francis has six million plus fans

Pope Francis has six million plus fans

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – More than 6.6 million people attended events with pope Francis at the Vatican from his election in March to the end of 2013, figures released on Thursday showed, compared to 2.3 million for former […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Uncategorized

Save the Date…Sing and Skate Against Breast Cancer

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

NYPD Block Watcher Program

Did You Know…? The New York City Police Department has a community-participation program called the “Block Watcher Program.” This program is open to all members of the community and is free of charge. Why do we need Block Watchers? The […]

by · January 4, 2014 · Local News
Pope Francis Pleads For Peace

Pope Francis Pleads For Peace

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis made an impassioned New Year’s peace address on Wednesday, saying the heart of humanity seemed to have gone

by · January 4, 2014 · Uncategorized
Zapatista communities go from revolution to tourists attraction

Zapatista communities go from revolution to tourists attraction

  By Lomi Kriel SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (Reuters) – The picturesque colonial town high in the mountains in southern Mexico is filled with relics of the rebel Zapatista movement that rocked the region with violence in 1994 […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Features