Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Violence Against Police Continues with Attempted Shooting In The Bronx

Violence Against Police Continues with Attempted Shooting In The Bronx

Only hours after two New York policemen were ambushed and executed in Brooklyn in what is believed to be a revenge killing, 17 year old, Raymond Leonardo of the Bronx pointed a gun at two police officers during a pursuit […]

by · December 21, 2014 · Crime
Bronx D.A.: Former NYPD Lieutenant Sentenced for “Ticket-Fixing” Cases

Bronx D.A.: Former NYPD Lieutenant Sentenced for “Ticket-Fixing” Cases

by · December 19, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Filippo Ferron

The Bronx Loses A Beloved Friend & Teacher : Filippo Ferron

The Bronx Chronicle mourns the passing of friend Filippo Ferron. An admirably self educated member of the Morris Park Community Association, and the Committe Chair of its senior garden, he passionately served the community that he so loved through the growth […]

by · December 18, 2014 · Bronx Personalities
CB12 News n’ Views : ‘Tis the Season

CB12 News n’ Views : ‘Tis the Season

by Father Richard F. Gorman, Chairman, CB #12 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  These legendary words of the celebrated author, Charles Dickens, the initial ones of his renowned novel, A TALE OF TWO CITIES, […]

by · December 17, 2014 · Cultures, Editorials, Holidays, Religion
Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah

by · December 16, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Holidays
Spotlight on Veteran Patrick “Pat” Dolan

Spotlight on Veteran Patrick “Pat” Dolan

By Jeremy Warneke Born in 1921 in East Harlem to Irish immigrants, Patrick “Pat” Dolan grew up in the Bronx, where he raised his own family and continues to reside. He fought for his country in World War II and […]

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Hillary on the Cusp: It’s the Economy, Stupid

Post by Columnist Richard Brodsky There’s actually some deep thinking going on as 2016 presidential hopefuls configure their campaigns and their positions. The lesson of 2014 is there to be learned: It’s The Economy, Stupid. Some will learn the lesson. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · Domestic News, Editorials, Politics
Mark The First Night of Chanukah with Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Mark The First Night of Chanukah with Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Everyone is invited to join Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and community leaders to mark the first night of Chanukah with a menorah lighting ceremony. Tuesday, December 16th at 4:30PM At the Northwest Corner of Morris Park Ave. and Eastchester Rd.

Italy and The Bronx, a beautiful love affair: Interview with John Calvelli

Italy and The Bronx, a beautiful love affair: Interview with John Calvelli

Post Reprinted from Italian culture project “We The Italians” The Bronx has been home of many Italians during the XX century. It is impossible, for those who are interested in knowing the history of the Italian American community, to ignore […]

Cutting the ceremonial ribbon

Metro Optics Throggs Neck Location Opening Party Hosts Influential Bronxites (GALLERY)

A fun-filled time was had by all at the Grand Opening party of Metro Optics new Throggs Neck location. Influential Bronxites from all walks of life came together to support the Bronx born business and its expanding endeavors. Among the notables were Assemblyman Mark […]

by · December 11, 2014 · Business, Partners
Meet the Voice of Disney’s “Big Hero 6” Character Baymax At The Lair This Thursday

Meet the Voice of Disney’s “Big Hero 6” Character Baymax At The Lair This Thursday

Any fans of the new Disney movie Big Hero 6 can look forward to meeting “Baymax” voice actor Scott Adsit, who will be doing a signing this Thursday at The Lair from 6-8pm  at 1808 Colden Ave and Morris Park! Check out […]

by · December 9, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Why I Stay Committed to the Community

Why I Stay Committed to the Community

Guest post by Sandi Lusk “People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If […]

by · December 9, 2014 · Editorials
(c/o Associated Press)

Guns and Cigarettes: How We Measure Liberty

Post by Columnist Richard Brodsky, used with permission. The tea party and the hard right have made it easy to dismiss their side of the national debate about American liberty. It’s often hard to see through the birthers, the Obama-as-socialist […]

by · December 8, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
Homelessness Is Not Solved By A Roof Over One’s Head

Homelessness Is Not Solved By A Roof Over One’s Head

by Father Richard F. Gorman, Chairman, CB #12 (Second in a Series) I trust that your Thanksgiving, friends and neighbors, was full — joyful, peaceful, and stomach-full. As I said last week, we have a great deal for which we should […]

by · December 3, 2014 · Editorials, Ethics
Bronx Albanians & Friends Celebrate 102 Years of Albanian Independence

Bronx Albanians & Friends Celebrate 102 Years of Albanian Independence

By Lewis H. Goldstein , with photos by Lewis, Omesh Persaud, & Aleksander Nilaj of the Albanian American Open Hand Association On Sunday November 30, the 102nd anniversary of Albanian Independence was celebrated in a festive and joyful event at […]