Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Tech Summit at Fordham University Will Bring Bronx Talent Into Focus

Tech Summit at Fordham University Will Bring Bronx Talent Into Focus

Tomorrow, Fordham University, with the Bronx Technology Innovation Coalition (BXTIC), will be hosting its “4th Annual Summit on Technology in The Bronx.”  The summit looks to bring Bronx Technology startups across multiple sectors into focus, highlighting the wide breath of […]

BronxTalk Tonight — Making Art From Garbage

BronxTalk Tonight — Making Art From Garbage

MAKING ART FROM GARBAGE! Tonight’s BronxTalk features a Bronx artist who uses discarded plastic to make some remarkable pieces of art. Daniel Lanzilotta, a self-proclaimed ‘plastician’, will demonstrate his unique brand of creativity and explain to host Gary Axelbank how […]

Letter To The Editor: Reclaiming The Bronx’s Cultural Legacy

Letter To The Editor: Reclaiming The Bronx’s Cultural Legacy

Don’t Let Gentrification Be The Main Consequence of the Reclamation of the Bronx’s Cultural Legacy It is great to see the cultural landmarks of the Bronx, such as the street jazz great Maxine Sullivan lived on, be officially recognized by […]

Letter To The Editor: Another NY-13 Challenger

Letter To The Editor: Another NY-13 Challenger

Dear Editor: I saw your interview with Clyde Williams and ask that in the future if you would please include me among the listed contestants for the Democratic race to succeed Representative Rangel in NY-13. I am a filed and […]

Op-Ed: Honor The Bronx’s Jazz Traditions

Op-Ed: Honor The Bronx’s Jazz Traditions

Turn Maxine Sullivan’s House into a Cultural Center Honoring the Bronx’s Jazz Traditions By Mark Naison Today, I had the honor of participating in a street naming ceremony to honor the great jazz singer, radio personality, and community leader Maxine […]

Op-Ed: Public Advocate James ‘Stands Her Ground’ Over Walmart And Guns

Op-Ed: Public Advocate James ‘Stands Her Ground’ Over Walmart And Guns

Divesting from Walmart By Public Advocate Letitia James On January 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner walked into a Walmart and purchased gun ammunition. Within three hours of this purchase at a local Walmart he opened fire and callously murdered six […]

by · October 11, 2015 · Crime, Guns, Op Ed
Seniors receiving Mother-Love, Father-Love Award

MetroPlus Health Plan Sponsors Mother-Love & Father-Love Awards Luncheon

On Friday, September 11th MetroPlus Health Plan sponsored the first Mother-Love & Father-Love Awards Luncheon at Lehman College/CUNY.  The Awards Luncheon was conceived to honor dedicated and loving seniors for their commitment to their community senior centers. Seniors who have […]

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
Office of the Bronx District Attorney

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