Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Community Board 7 – Nov 2014 General Board Awards and Discussion

Community Board 7 – Nov 2014 General Board Awards and Discussion

Milenia Marias “Gypsy Queen” reporting from the Northwest Bronx Tuesday October 21st, the Community Board 7 General Board meeting was held at the Serviam Gardens in Bedford Park at 6:30pm. In the public session many people talked about multiple community […]

by · November 20, 2014 · Community Affairs, Local News
Homeless In New York City: It’s More Than Not Having A Place to Live

Homeless In New York City: It’s More Than Not Having A Place to Live

by Father Richard F. Gorman, Chairman, CB #12 The issue of homeless in the City of New York is as perplexing as it is profuse, as complex as it is copious.  It is not my intention in this column to layout […]

by · November 19, 2014 · Editorials

TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. BEFORE THE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION RE: Freshdirect’s Proposed Relocation to The Bronx

Good evening. I testify today in favor of Freshdirect’s move to The Bronx, and in favor of the subsidy package the State has presented to the company. What we have in Freshdirect is an opportunity to expand a diverse economy […]

by · November 18, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Nov 11: A Day to Pay Tribute to Our Veterans (GALLERY)

Nov 11: A Day to Pay Tribute to Our Veterans (GALLERY)

By Lewis H. Goldstein Yesterday at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month Americans of every race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and national background paid tribute to all who served our nation over the years. It […]

by · November 12, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Veterans
Woodlawn Cemetery: For the Living, Too

Woodlawn Cemetery: For the Living, Too

Post by Stephanie Raptis According to “History in Asphalt” by John McNamara, Woodlawn Cemetery has been a cultural resource and outdoor museum since it was incorporated as a non-sectarian cemetery in December 1863. Reverend Absalom Peters was a theologian, poet, […]

by · November 7, 2014 · Bronx Landmarks
October 2014 Community Board 7 Parks and Recreation Meeting

October 2014 Community Board 7 Parks and Recreation Meeting

Milenia Marias “Gypsy Queen” reporting from the Northwest Bronx On Wednesday, October 29th, the Park and recreation meeting was held in Community Board 7 office at 229-A and 204th street at 6:30 am with committee chair Barbara Stronczer. This meeting […]

by · November 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Celebrating The Hindu Festival Of Lights At Vishnu Mandir

Celebrating The Hindu Festival Of Lights At Vishnu Mandir

Post By Bharati Kemraj The Vishnu Mandir Hindu Temple celebrates Deepavali, also known as Diwali, the festival of lights, with bright colors along with religious prayers and singing. The festival is marked by the lighting of traditional earthen diyas (candles) […]

Wait ’til Next Year: Why the Democrats Are Poised to Recover in 2016

Wait ’til Next Year: Why the Democrats Are Poised to Recover in 2016

Post By Columnist Richard Brodsky The results were brutal, but expected and not out of line with other second-term midterm elections. That being said, there are a few silver linings that bode well for Dems and progressives. Republicans Won’t Like […]

by · November 6, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
Assemblyman Gjonaj Mobile office in Norwood Every Wednesday

Assemblyman Gjonaj Mobile office in Norwood Every Wednesday

Milenia Marias “Gypsy Queen” reporting from the Northwest Bronx On the corner of 204th and Bainbridge, in front of Foodtown and a Realty office every Wednesday from 12pm to 5pm you can find the Mobile office of our 80th District […]

by · November 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Pictured: Roberto Ragone; Marilyn Ocasio; Eduardo Sanchez and; Art Bernal. 
Photo: Sarah Marcantonio Coursey

The Vito Marcantonio Forum Memorializes Morgan Powell; And Then Commemorates Vito Marcantonio

By Roberto Ragone A Momentum towards Remembrance Over several months the Vito Marcantonio Forum had begun a collaboration with the Drama Workshop Project in its second phase of activity to remember legendary Congressman Vito Marcantonio on the 60th anniversary of […]

Cyberbullies: The Schoolyard is Everywhere and Open 24/7

Cyberbullies: The Schoolyard is Everywhere and Open 24/7

Post by Stephanie Raptis Nothing I write here today will be news to you if you are on any form of social media. Bullies are no longer contained in the schoolyard. When we were kids, the school bell rang and […]

by · October 29, 2014 · Editorials, Ethics
Correction Officers’  Benevolent Association Radio Show Every Sunday

Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association Radio Show Every Sunday

COBA Radio: Real Talk, Real Time This Sunday On COBA Radio host Norman Seabrook will be joined by Gerson Borrero (NY1 political commentator) discussing upcoming political races in New York. Also on the show will be New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. […]

by · October 29, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Partners
Charity Giving Grows In The Community

Charity Giving Grows In The Community

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Charity work gives you an understanding that there is something larger than yourself and here in the Bronx neighborhood many individuals are […]

by · October 29, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Annie Boller. Resident of Pelham Bay and board member of Community Board 10.

Pelham Bay’s Resident “Wallflower” Works Toward a Better Community

Post By Contributor Jenna Bagcal Annie Boller is a self-proclaimed “wallflower”; but you would never know that from hearing her hefty list of community activities. Some might call her a “community activist,” something that she would never label herself as. […]

by · October 28, 2014 · Bronx Personalities
Bronx D.A. Cases of Interest for the Week of October 27 2014

Bronx D.A. Cases of Interest for the Week of October 27 2014

The Bronx Chronicle continues providing the public service of widespread access to “The Cases Of Interest” by the Bronx District Attorney’s office. Every week we are providing a PDF download of case information. You can download this week’s cases information at the […]

by · October 28, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Law