Maimed pitbull puppy ready for adoption

(Photo c/o Long-Islander Newspapers) Miss Harper, an adorable pitbull puppy, is ready for adoption, despite the hurdles she has faced from three abusers. She was brought to the Nassau Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Bronx Elected Officials Unite to Introduce New City Council Bill that will Promote Labor Harmony at Future Living Wage Retail Developments

Press release from the Office of the Bronx Borough President – 2/8/14     Stuart Appelbaum, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Annabel Palma and Ritchie Torres Jointly Announce New Living Wage Bill Today   Bronx, NY—The historic campaign for living wage jobs that grew […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Local News, News

Fun for a Cause

by · February 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Pediatric Patients Celebrate their Heart Health at Annual Heart Party at Montefiore – Feb 12 at 4pm

PAST AND PRESENT PATIENTS FROM THE PEDIATRIC HEART CENTER AT MONTEFIORE CELEBRATE THEIR HEART HEALTH AT ANNUAL PARTY   Kids to Enjoy DJ, Arts and Crafts, Face Painting and More at Party during Heart Month   WHAT:                 More than […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Crowley, Klein, Gjonaj, Vacca Secure Victory in Recognition of Allerton, Pelham Parkway as Official Neighborhoods

Department of City Planning, Google update maps after hearing from elected officials, community BRONX, NY  – Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), NYS Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and NYC Council Member James Vacca, cheered the NYC Department of City Planning’s […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Local News, News

The 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up “Bronx Parks: A 20/20 Vision”

  On February 22, 2014, the 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up conference will be held at the Music Building of Lehman College. The free event will run from 11am – 5pm. Organized by the Bronx Coalition for Parks and […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Education News, Local News

Bronx Park East Group Seeks Input On Bylaws

Bronx Park East Community Association, a community group which covers the area north of Pelham Parkway and west of White Plains Road,  is publicly discussing at set of by-laws, a draft which is available here.  as part of the process […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Local News, News

State Power Authority Doles Out Surplus

The New York State Power Authority has made the state $20 million last year, which is turned over to the general state fund, but the authority also doles out grants to organizations seemingly in the public service, such as the […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Local News, News
Healthy Giraffe Killed at Danish Zoo “To Stop Inbreeding” And Teach Science

Healthy Giraffe Killed at Danish Zoo “To Stop Inbreeding” And Teach Science

Concerned about carriage horses in the city? Or the state sponsored killing of mute swans reported last week?  Well if you thought that was rotten, get a load of what’s going down in the state of Denmark.. Marius, a healthy […]

by · February 10, 2014 · News, World News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day : Feb 10, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 10, 2014 · Photos

Oldest bar in the Bronx, Jolly Tinker in Bedford Park, celebrates its 45th anniversary

“Mike is the best person in the world, a genuine guy who’s always been like family,” is what Noel Leddy, a retired NYPD officer said about Mr. Mike Prendergast Sr., co-owner of the Jolly Tinker located on the corner of […]

by · February 9, 2014 · Local News

UN Aid Convoy Attacked In Syria Despite Ceasefire

A UN convoy came under attack from mortar shells and gunfire on the second day of the humanitarian ceasefire. while leaving Homs, Syria, on Saturday. Authorities have blamed the attack on rebel forces, who blame President Bashar al-Assad’s forces for the […]

by · February 9, 2014 · News, World News

Iranian Ships To Sail Near US Border

The Iranian navy plans to send warships out into international waters near the border of the United States. According to BBCNews, Iranian media quoted Admiral Afshin Rezayee Haddad as saying the deployment was a response to US vessels in the […]

by · February 9, 2014 · News, World News

Watch 1000 High Schoolers Sing The National Anthem In This Viral Video

Video c/o youtube.com

by · February 9, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Uncategorized
Sen. Lamar Alexander. Photo c/o alexander.senate.gov

Senate Republicans Continue To Block Judicial Nominees

With thirty two vacancies to the federal bench leaving the federal justice system clogged with too many trials and not enough judges, and old filibuster rules squashed in the fall, pundits predicted Senate Democrats would be able to push through […]

by · February 9, 2014 · Domestic News, News