Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Spare Cells Save Lives — Jaden’s Law Fundraiser, 9/30

Spare Cells Save Lives — Jaden’s Law Fundraiser, 9/30

Tomorrow, September 30, join Preserve Our Legacy Inc. as they host a fundraising event for young people afflicted with sickle cell anemia. The fundraiser will be held at Sofrito Restaurant located at 679 Riverside Drive in Harlem, NY. Honorees include Bronx […]

DC 37, Local 372 Union Heads Visit Bronx Schools

DC 37, Local 372 Union Heads Visit Bronx Schools

Local 372 President Shaun D. Francois I. and District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido visited two Bronx public schools on Friday. The visit was designed to show appreciation for the hard working School Lunch Helpers and School Aides and also […]

by · September 26, 2015 · Education News, Labor
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Editorial: D.A. Robert Johnson Pulls A Fast One

Earlier this month, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson secured the designation of three political parties for re-election. But in a late Friday afternoon news dump, Mr. Johnson announced that he had asked Bronx County Democratic Chairman Marcos Crespo to support […]

by · September 24, 2015 · Editorials, Politics
Volunteers Wanted: Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy

Volunteers Wanted: Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy

The Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy is seeking volunteers with computer skills, social media proficiency, clerical and data entry skills.  Interested persons may call 347-810-7330 or send email to wesdaonline@gmail.com.  

VISIONS Bronx “Mix It Up” Celebrity Bartending Fundraiser

VISIONS Bronx “Mix It Up” Celebrity Bartending Fundraiser

Local Bronx celebrities will “mix it up” as bartenders at a fundraising event for VISIONS services for the blind and visually impaired on Thursday, September 24. The event hosted by the VISIONS Bronx Advisory Board will be held at Brewski’s […]

Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

The Bronx Chronicle wishes a peaceful, reflective, and easy fast to everyone observing Yom Kippur. G’mar Hatima Tova and may all have health, sweetness and happiness in the new year.

by · September 23, 2015 · Faith, Religion
Bronx Job Fair TODAY!!!

Bronx Job Fair TODAY!!!

BP DIAZ, STATE DEPT. OF LABOR & BOEDC CO-HOSTING BRONX JOB FAIR   Today, Tuesday, September 22, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., the New York State Department of Labor and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation are co-hosting a […]

by · September 22, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Job Opportunity
Children run the obstacle course during BCHN's Health Fair Field Day.

Healthy Families Services – Soundview Neighborhood

Phipps Neighborhoods Healthy Families Cornerstone Center at Soundview Houses serve youth, teens, young adults, adults and seniors through a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural activities and community events. Phipps Neighborhoods Healthy Families Services help children, youth, and families in low-income communities […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Health Fairs
Appeals court strikes down parts of DC’s gun laws

Appeals court strikes down parts of DC’s gun laws

A federal appeals court has struck down as unconstitutional parts of Washington, D.C.’s gun laws. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 2-1 Friday that the city cannot require gun owners to re-register a gun […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Government, Law, News
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Cuomo’s wage proposal in context |Empire Center for Public Policy

Cuomo’s Wage Proposal In Context by E.J. McMahon  How would a proposed $15-per-hour statewide minimum wage compare to current pay ranges and historical precedents in New York? One useful standard of comparison is the federal government’s estimate of the median wage […]

by · September 15, 2015 · Government, Labor, Op Ed
NYS Proposal To REV-olutionize Energy Delivery Needs Scrutiny

NYS Proposal To REV-olutionize Energy Delivery Needs Scrutiny

Reviewing REV: New York’s ‘Transformational’ Energy Proposal By Arthur “Jerry” Kremer Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) is a New York State initiative that would create a radically different electric system and fundamentally change the way power is generated and distributed […]

by · September 15, 2015 · Energy, Government, Op Ed
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rosh Hashanah 2015 Message

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rosh Hashanah 2015 Message

“Tonight, members of the Jewish community all across New York will begin the observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah provides an opportunity for the Jewish community to join with neighbors and loved ones to reflect on […]

Rosh Hashanah Observed, September 13 – 15

Rosh Hashanah Observed, September 13 – 15

The Bronx Chronicle wishes our readers the very best for the New Year 5775. Happy Rosh Hashanah to All.  

by · September 13, 2015 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Never Forget.

Never Forget.

We can all remember the terrible pain and sorrow inflicted upon us on September 11, 2001.  Now, 14 years later, we move forward, but we never forget those we lost in one of the worst attacks in United States history.

by · September 11, 2015 · Announcements
Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Crime and shootings are at historic lows, with over 40,000 fewer arrests and 58,000 fewer criminal court summonses   New York City experienced the safest summer (June 1 through August 31) in the modern crime tracking era of the department. Additionally both shootings and murders were […]