Archive for December, 2013

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

Stay safe, Keep warm

The Bronx Chronicle would like to remind everyone to stay safe and keep warm as the snow comes down out outside today.

by · December 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Photos

Storm packing heavy snow bears down on Midwest, Northeast

BY VICTORIA CAVALIERE NEW YORK Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:22am EST  An employee walks to her vehicle in heavy snow in the parking lot of New Era Cap Company in Evans, New York, December 11, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/DON HEUPEL (Reuters) – […]

by · December 14, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News, News

Kerry says Israeli-Palestinian deal possible by end-April

BY LESLEY WROUGHTON TEL AVIV, Israel Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:01pm EST U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dribbles a soccer ball on the tarmac at the airport in Aqaba, during a refueling stop, December 13, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/BRIAN SNYDER (Reuters) […]

by · December 13, 2013 · News, World News