Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

2015 Peace Prize Call for Nominations

2015 Peace Prize Call for Nominations

    Each year the US Peace Memorial Foundation awards its Peace Prize to an American, or a U.S. organization, of national prominence.  Founding Members are invited to submit nominations for the 2015 honor.  Read about previous recipients at www.uspeacememorial.org/PEACEPRIZE.htm. HERE ARE THE DETAILS: 1.  Nominations for the 2015 […]

by · March 3, 2015 · Announcements
BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RELEASES  ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RELEASES ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT

Highlights Over $7.2 Billion in Total Bronx Development Since 2009   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued his annual development report, highlighting the total development seen in The Bronx since he first took office in 2009.   The […]

Parents Union Praises Lifting of the Cell Phone Ban in NYC Public Schools

Parents Union Praises Lifting of the Cell Phone Ban in NYC Public Schools

This morning, the NYC Parents Union greeted the lifting of the longtime ban of cell phones in New York City public schools with cheers. “We applaud and thank Mayor de Blasio for fulfilling his campaign promise and putting the safety […]

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

Faith in Daily Living: DISCIPLINE — THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO EVERY SUCCESS

As we near the close of Black History Month, I was reminded of the speech Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at the March on Washington August 28, 1963 where he told the world about his dream. A wonderful […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith
ALL OR NOTHING

ALL OR NOTHING

You should know that this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo has linked the DREAM Act and the Education Investment Tax Credit in the same budget bill. If that budget bill passes, everybody wins – and if it doesn’t, then no one […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Op Ed
Black History Month: Slave Trade & The Middle Passage

Black History Month: Slave Trade & The Middle Passage

Portuguese traders built sub-Saharan Africa’s first permanent slave trading post at Elmina in 1492. It passed into Dutch and English hands and by the 18th century they shipped tens of thousands of Africans a year through ‘the door of no […]

by · February 25, 2015 · History
Bronx Tech Meet-up Tonight, February 25

Bronx Tech Meet-up Tonight, February 25

The Digital.NYC Five-Borough Tour comes to the Bronx Tonight’s Digital.NYC Bronx Tech Meet-up is a chance for all New Yorkers to connect to the city’s vibrant and growing tech ecosystem, and the jobs plus opportunities it generates. The meeting takes […]

Con Edison Job Listing

Con Edison Job Listing

Job Listings           Entry Level – Bargaining Unit Consolidated Edison employs professionals in engineering, finance, information technology, and various skilled trades. Explore our available opportunities to find a position that matches your skills, experience and training […]

by · February 25, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Job Opportunity
UPDATE: Bangladesh ferry collision death toll now 70

UPDATE: Bangladesh ferry collision death toll now 70

Voice America News reports that the death toll from a Bangladesh ferry collision has risen to at least 70 people, maritime officials said. About 50 people were rescued Sunday when the ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank on […]

by · February 24, 2015 · World News
BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS  SIXTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS SIXTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today delivered his annual “State of the Borough” address, his sixth since becoming borough president in 2009. In his speech, which he delivered at The Mall at Bay Plaza, Borough President Diaz discussed the […]

SENATOR DIAZ SR., LEADING BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND CLERGY STAND WITH PARENTS TO URGE ALBANY TO END FAILING SCHOOLS CRISIS

SENATOR DIAZ SR., LEADING BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND CLERGY STAND WITH PARENTS TO URGE ALBANY TO END FAILING SCHOOLS CRISIS

Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Michael Blake, and Mark Gjonaj Call for More Excellent Schools in the Bronx 65,000 Bronx Children Trapped in Failing Schools BRONX, NY — A coalition of Bronx elected officials led by Senator Ruben Diaz […]

INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO REINVEST IN AFFORDABLE AND PUBLIC HOUSING IN NEW YORK CITY

INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO REINVEST IN AFFORDABLE AND PUBLIC HOUSING IN NEW YORK CITY

Senator Jeff Klein Unveils Comprehensive Affordable and Public Housing Plan at a New York Housing Conference Multifaceted vision outlines clear pathway to transforming housing for millions of New Yorkers NEW YORK, NY – Independent Democratic Conference Leader State Senator Jeff […]

by · February 19, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Government

To Charter or Not to Charter

By KENIA RIVERA Last spring, when my daughter, Shaylee, was in second grade, I asked her teacher at Public School 63 in the Bronx to leave her back. Shaylee had struggled with reading and math since kindergarten, and I felt […]

by · February 17, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed

Bronx D.A. Cases of Interest for the Week of February 16, 2015

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 · February 15, 2015 · Bulletin Board
This Week’s BronxTalk – Jacobi Hospital’s “Stand up to Violence” Program

This Week’s BronxTalk – Jacobi Hospital’s “Stand up to Violence” Program

This week’s BronxTalk is about “the innovative Jacobi Hospital ‘Stand up to Violence’ program that takes an alternative view of fighting violence by viewing it as a disease and putting the hospital’s resources towards fighting it. ” Hosted by Gary Axelbank, BronxTalk […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Partners, Video