Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

JOHN PHillips, noted animal rights activist and political pundit discussing the need to stop the abuse of Kapparot at a protest in Brooklyn.

Abuse of Animals in The Name of Religion?

By columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Jews all over the world are now recognizing the close of the New Year’s celebration, and the start of Yom Kippur, which is celebrated in many different ways across many communities. Many ultra-Orthodox here in […]

by · October 3, 2014 · Editorials, Religion
Bill de Blasio, Adam Smith and the Living Wage Movement

Bill de Blasio, Adam Smith and the Living Wage Movement

Post by Columnist Richard Brodsky, used with permission. “It is but equity that they who feed, clothe, and lodge the whole body of the people, should have such a share of the produce of their own labour as to be […]

by · October 3, 2014 · Business, Editorials, Politics
Missing Bronx Boy – Sgroilin Santana

Missing Bronx Boy – Sgroilin Santana

Police are searching for 11 year old Sgroilin Santana, who lives on Elliot Place near Grand Concourse, was last seen at his school around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, police said. Police describe him as Hispanic, about 5 feet tall and weighing […]

by · October 3, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Ebola:  Let Cooler Heads Prevail

Ebola: Let Cooler Heads Prevail

By columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Last night at a meeting of the Community Advisory Board (CAB) of the North Bronx Healthcare Network (Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital) I, as a member of the CAB, was able to […]

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Rosh Hashanah Greetings from Assemblyman Michael Benedetto

NEW YEAR GREETINGS FROM ASSEMBLYMAN MICHAEL BENEDETTO  At this holy of holiest times I wish all who celebrate a HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR L’SHANA TOVAH

Rosh Hashanah Greetings From Congressman Joe Crowley

Rosh Hashanah Greetings From Congressman Joe Crowley

NEW YEAR GREETINGS FROM CONGRESSMAN JOE CROWLEY At this holy of holiest times I wish all who celebrate a HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR L’SHANAH TOVAH TIKATEVU  Paid for by Crowley for Congress

Left to right: Ned Vaughn, Marc Baron, Travis Mills with Gene DeFrancis at the Washington DC GI Film Festival.

Walking Vets: PTSD, Suicide and the Unsung Heroes

By Contributor Gene DeFrancis The Walking Dead has become easily one of my favorite shows to watch on TV. I am so excited for its return. I still have not put my finger on why I love it so much […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Editorials, Veterans
Financial Focus: Grandma, Where can I find good interest rates?

Financial Focus: Grandma, Where can I find good interest rates?

Post By Columnist Anthony Rivieccio One of my Bronx Clients’ walked into my office the other day , very upset about Banks and their policy on Savings. “Anthony, where can one save? I asked my Grandma and she told me […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Editorials
Are Words Of Hate Ever OK?

Are Words Of Hate Ever OK?

By Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Many of you will recall that in this year’s Democratic Primary there was an elected official running for higher office. He lost. During the campaign a video surfaced in which he condoned the government of […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Editorials
The Bronx, Yes Thonx

The Bronx, Yes Thonx

Post by Lewis H. Goldstein Many of us recall the words said by Ogden Nash many years ago” The Bronx, No Thonx”. He evolved. In 1964 he ate his words and said “Now I’m an older, wiser man I cry, […]

by · September 30, 2014 · Editorials
Me with my dad at 680 Beck Street

My Roots Going Back To The South Bronx

Post by columnist Lewis H. Goldstein I am proud that I have lived in The Bronx ALL my life. My roots go back to the South Bronx. I spent most of the first year of my life at 680 Beck […]

by · September 29, 2014 · Editorials
Electric Vehicles: Going Green, One Road at a Time.

Electric Vehicles: Going Green, One Road at a Time.

Post by Lewis H. Goldstein Historically electric vehicles (EVs) made their first appearance in the 1880s. As gasoline a major much less expensive and mass produced source of power for automobiles they were replaced by engines powered by gasoline. Since […]

by · September 27, 2014 · Editorials
A Greener Earth is a Better Earth

A Greener Earth is a Better Earth

By Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Personally I am thrilled to see the steps Mayor de Blasio is taking to make our city the Greenest of the Green cities in this nation. For many years I have been a strong advocate […]

by · September 25, 2014 · Editorials
Ross Douthat Should Look Closer at Belief-Based Persecution

Ross Douthat Should Look Closer at Belief-Based Persecution

Post by Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein Some of you might have seen my status update on FB regarding persecution of Christians and others. This is my reading of Ross Douthat’s op-ed in the New York Times on Sunday, September 14.  […]

by · September 24, 2014 · Editorials
Financial Focus: The 20 Best & Worst Tax States

Financial Focus: The 20 Best & Worst Tax States

Guest Post by Anthony Rivieccio American taxpayers generally agree on what would make for a “fair” tax system on the state and local level, but a new study we conducted shows that no state has such a tax structure. Our […]

by · September 24, 2014 · Business