Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

Schumer: New Yorkers Will Pay The Price If HHS Secretary Is Allowed To Dismantle Medicare—So That’s Why I’m Sounding The Alarm

SCHUMER: WAR ON SENIORS HAS BEGUN WITH CONFIRMATION OF HHS SECRETARY WHO HAS SPENT A LIFETIME TRYING TO KILL MEDICARE; SENATOR SAYS VITAL PROGRAM IS IN REAL DANGER; PLEDGES TO USE NEW ROLE TO FIGHT ALL ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY VITAL […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health

Independent Democratic Conference members receive leadership posts on influential committees

Independent Democratic Conference members receive leadership posts on influential committees Albany, NY — Members of the Independent Democratic Conference gained top Senate committee leadership roles when they were handed up on Tuesday including appointments on Labor, Banks, Consumer Affairs, Children […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Profile America: College for the Deaf

Profile America: College for the Deaf

Thursday, February 16 — The nation’s first college for deaf students traces its beginning to this date in 1857, when Congress incorporated the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind. In 1864, the school was federally chartered […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Profile America
Whose Birthday Is It? February 15, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 15, 2017

Susan Brownell Anthony (1820) Anthony was a pioneer in the US women’s suffrage movement. The daughter of an abolitionist, she was well-educated and campaigned tirelessly for abolition and suffrage, attempting to secure laws to protect women’s rights. In 1869, she […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 15, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 15, 2017

In matters of thought and conduct, to be independent is to be abnormal, to be abnormal is to be detested. Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 15, 2017

Word of the Day: February 15, 2017

Jamboree Definition: (noun) A noisy celebration. Synonyms: Gala, Blowout Usage: Mary could not bear to miss the party and begged her mother for permission to attend the jamboree.

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ: ‘Right to Counsel’ Program Announcement

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ: ‘Right to Counsel’ Program Announcement

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: ‘Right to Counsel’ Program Announcement “A ‘right to counsel’ for tenants in housing court has long been a priority of my administration. Today’s announcement is a victory for the elected leaders and advocates who […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Housing
UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION Unions and Independent Democratic Conference members stand together against national right-to-work legislation and release four-point protection plan for New York State workers New York, NY — Standing up against the anti-labor vision of […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Jobs, Labor

An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People

An Act To Amend The Education Law, In Relation To Instruction On The Garifuna People By José Francisco Avila As previously announced, New York State Senator Rubén Díaz has introduced Senate Bill No. S07175 to amend the New York State […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Cultures, Editorials, Law

FSCNY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Applications Deadline is March 6

“Rewarding Young Leaders in Our Community”, the celebrated scholarship program by The Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY) and MoneyGram International, has entered its final weeks for applications. Deadline is Monday, March 6, 2017. Now in its 21st year, […]

by · February 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Creating Unity in the Community at Parkchester Library

by · February 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13, 2017

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Today New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels

Today New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels New York, NY — Just days after Mayor Bill De Blasio expressed support for cutting ties with the banks behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, New Yorkers will gather to […]

Profile America: Valentines and Weddings

Profile America: Valentines and Weddings

Tuesday, February 14 — While today may not be an official holiday, Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular in the year’s calendar. Its origins are a mix of legends involving two Christian martyrs, a Roman fertility rite, and the […]

by · February 14, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: The First Public School

Profile America: The First Public School

Monday, February 13 — This date marks the anniversary in 1635 of the organizing of America’s first public school — the Boston Latin School — long before there was a United States. Established in April that year, among its later students […]

by · February 13, 2017 · Profile America