Fernando Tirado joins the Bronx Chronicle

1376353_10151959293133128_1188849591_nBlogger, entrepreneur, and community activist Fernando Tirado joins the Bronx Chronicle family today, expanding the media outlet’s reach to include news, events, and issues happening in the West Bronx.  Currently residing in Bedford Park, Mr. Tirado has a long history working in city government helping out Bronx residents. He also has run several  small businesses in the past and currently maintains his own blog, “Bronx On The Go”, an information sharing portal about Bronx events and developments.

Mr. Tirado began his career with the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in numerous programs. These included ensuring homes were safe for lead poisoned children, to promoting youth fitness and nutrition, to directing the city’s Day Camp Inspection and Window Fall Prevention programs. During his work with the Bronx District Public Health Office, he served as an advocate for bringing more farmers’ markets to the Bronx and supporting locally-grown food in community gardens.

Mr. Tirado also served as the District Manager for Bronx Community Board 7, where he brought his expertise in city government to address many issues affecting the community, including homelessness, health, economic development, land use, and transportation issues.

“I’m proud to be joining the Bronx Chronicle family and hope to contribute to its success. I was enticed to write for them because they are making a sincere effort to cover news for the entire borough as one borough, and I look forward in being a part of this venture.”

On behalf of the Management and Staff of the Bronx Chronicle we look forward to your being a member of our family and we welcome you aboard.


Joseph Oddo

Editor in Chief

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