Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

States of Intoxication

States of Intoxication

STATES OF INTOXICATION When Prohibition ended in 1933, the sale of alcoholic beverages resumed in the U.S. but was subject to a patchwork of differing regulations. Local options mean that some counties remain dry. Some states regulate the alcoholic content […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Features, Health & Nutrition
Profile America: Minimum Wage

Profile America: Minimum Wage

MINIMUM WAGE The business world was confronted with a new idea on this date in 1914, when Henry Ford announced that he would reduce the workday from nine to eight hours and pay his factory assembly line workers a minimum wage […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Profile America
Councilman Ritchie Torres on BronxTalk Tonight

Councilman Ritchie Torres on BronxTalk Tonight

COUNCILMAN RITCHIE TORRES ON BRONXTALK   In the new year’s first edition of BronxTalk, tonight’s program will feature Councilman Ritchie Torres of the 15th CD. Councilman Torres, the public housing committee chairman and deputy leader of the council, will talk with host […]

January Is Eye Care Month

January Is Eye Care Month

The Eyes Have It January 2016 is National Eye Care Month and National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Regular eye examinations should be part of everyone’s health care regimen, especially those age 40 and over. It’s estimated that there are 2.7 million […]

Profile America: First State of the Union

Profile America: First State of the Union

The First State of the Union Profile America — Monday, January 4th. In early January 1790, President George Washington addressed a joint session of Congress to deliver the first State of the Union report, as called for the in the […]

by · January 4, 2016 · Profile America
Wake Up Wakefield Community Breakfast, January 9

Wake Up Wakefield Community Breakfast, January 9

Wake Up Wakefield Community Breakfast Elements Church (4750 Bronx Boulevard, Bronx NY 10466) on Saturday January 9, 2016 9:30am -11:30am 

Mr. Hip Pop: 365 Days Closer

Mr. Hip Pop: 365 Days Closer

Reflection: 365 Days Closer  by Randy “Mr. Hip Pop” Mason   “365 Days Closer” is a summary of our trajectory last year. ISIL goes viral / Russell Wilson throws ​The game winning spiral (sorry dad) / Bam shakes hands with […]

by · January 3, 2016 · Mr. Hip Pop, Op Ed
Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year 2016!

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! With all that’s going on, let’s make this coming year one of positive growth, change and conviction. What plans and thoughts do you have for […]

by · January 1, 2016 · Holidays
Profile America: Census Bureau Projects U.S. Population on New Year’s Day

Profile America: Census Bureau Projects U.S. Population on New Year’s Day

  On this New Year’s Eve, some 322 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds are ready to greet the year 2016. A hundred years ago, the U.S. population was just over 100 million. Fifty years ago, it was around […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Profile America
Credit: Baskin-Robbins

Baskin-Robbins Invites Guests To Ring In The New Year With $1.31 Scoops Deal As Part Of “Celebrate 31” Promotion On New Year’s Eve

Baskin-Robbins Invites Guests To Ring In The New Year With $1.31 Scoops Deal As Part Of “Celebrate 31” Promotion On New Year’s Eve CANTON, Mass., Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is […]

by · December 31, 2015 · Business
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Red Cross Offers 2016 New Year’s Safety Resolutions

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With the new year quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to make a promise to yourself and your loved ones. The American Red Cross strongly urges people to make a resolution that can […]

President Barack Obama will appear on Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" when the web series premieres later this month.

The Obamas Jumped The Shark

Presidential jumping the shark: Obamas end year on television,YouTube, and television.  by James Edward Sved (12/29/2015 — Herald de Paris) We’re actually seeing a presidency rounding the final turn like no presidency before it.  Never before has a presidency, ‘Jumped the […]

by · December 29, 2015 · Op Ed
One This Date: AMERICA PERKS UP

One This Date: AMERICA PERKS UP

America Perks Up — Coffee Percolator Sesquicentennial   The millions of Americans who for a century and a half have enjoyed well-brewed coffee can direct their gratitude to James H. Nason of Franklin, Massachusetts. He received the nation’s first patent […]

by · December 26, 2015 · Health & Nutrition, News
Merry Christmas To All Of Our Readers And Their Families!

Merry Christmas To All Of Our Readers And Their Families!

The Bronx Chronicle, it’s staff and management would like to wish all of our readers and their families a very Merry Christmas!

by · December 25, 2015 · Holidays
Student Voice: The Epidemic of Bullying

Student Voice: The Epidemic of Bullying

Guest Editorial by Mary Elhakam Bullying: it’s one of those topics that we hear about over and over again. If you rolled your eyes just by reading the word bullying, you may be one of three categories: a person who […]

by · December 24, 2015 · Op Ed