Archive for May, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: May 28, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · May 28, 2014 · Photos

Start Walking

by · May 27, 2014 · Bulletin Board

2 Free NY Public Library programs at the Pelham Bay branch in June

June 7 – “The History of the American Flag” – in celebration of the upcoming Flag Day celebration, American Legion Commander Joseph Mondello will give a brief history of our American flag, followed by a video presentation and a free […]

Good Neighbor Volunteer Event

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Last Night’s BronxTalk With Gary Axelbank On Women In The Military

Click below for a  link to last night’s BronxTalk with Gary Axelbank that featured a discussion on women in the military with two Bronx veterans .  They spoke first hand about their experiences including ‘straight talk’ about prejudice and abuse, […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
Bronxites Celebrate Memorial Day

Bronxites Celebrate Memorial Day

Bronxites remembered the fallen in foreign wars yesterdays, and all veterans, as flags could be seen around the borough and public celebrations took place such as the one Van Nest at their local memorial park.  Above is video from the […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Found Upstate

In a trip up to Cold Spring, New York, the Dunfords of Norwood found this piece of local history. “Look what Mike and I found this weekend == A vintage NYC street sign from our corner — what are the […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Uncategorized

Senator Klein And Assemblyman Crespo Push for Passage of Legislation To Curb Underage Drinking

In light of the start of the summer season, Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo released an updated report with new, troubling statistics detailing the continued risk that alcohol poses to minors and renewed their push for a comprehensive […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Uncategorized

Nigerian Girls Found, According To Nigerian Army Official

The BBC and other international media outlets reported a statement yesterday by Chief of Defense Staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh on Sunday at the Nigerian armed forces had found the girls but could not yet release details. As quoted in Al […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Uncategorized

Remarks By the President on Memorial Day

Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia      THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much. Please be seated.  Thank you, Secretary Hagel, for your introduction and for your lifetime of service — from a young Army sergeant in Vietnam […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Uncategorized

Yesterday’s Local Sports Scores

Yesterday, 4:15 PM Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri New York Yankees (27-23) St. Louis Cardinals (28-23) 6 – 4 Final 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E Yankees 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 […]

by · May 27, 2014 · Sports
The Bronx Honors Veterans on Memorial Day (w/ GALLERY)

The Bronx Honors Veterans on Memorial Day (w/ GALLERY)

All across the Bronx, community members are marking Memorial Day with ceremonies by honoring those who gave their lives in war. At Peace Memorial Plaza, on the corner of Williamsbridge Road and Pelham Parkway, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj spoke about the meaning […]

Canoeing The Bronx In June

Basic Canoeing at Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, […]

by · May 26, 2014 · Uncategorized

Never Forget


by · May 26, 2014 · Uncategorized

Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On EBay Security Breach

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement in response to the latest news regarding a security breach at eBay: (en Español) “The news that eBay has discovered a security breach involving customer data is deeply concerning. New Yorkers and […]

by · May 26, 2014 · Uncategorized