Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

EC Salsero Performed At Lehman College For the First Time

EC Salsero Performed At Lehman College For the First Time

On Sunday, October 25th, the latin sensation, EC Salsero performed in his first Bronx concert at Lehman College’s 500-seat Lovinger Theatre. EC Salsero performed along with his 14+ piece orchestra.   Born Eddie Claudio, Jr. to Puerto Rican parents, EC Salsero, 25, was […]

by · November 13, 2015 · Arts & Artists
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Congratulates the Two Year Anniversary of The Bronx Chronicle

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Congratulates the Two Year Anniversary of The Bronx Chronicle

Congratulations to The Bronx Chronicle on your two year anniversary, everyday you provide the community with local Bronx news. Your organization has provided thousands of individuals, many who reside within my own district, invaluable information about the events and stories […]

by · November 11, 2015 · Announcements
Veterans Day 2015 – Honoring All Who Served

Veterans Day 2015 – Honoring All Who Served

The Bronx Chronicle is proud of all the men and women who have served in our armed forces.  Today we honor and reflect on the hard work and sacrifices our veterans have endured for the cause of freedom.

by · November 11, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
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Opinion: Gentrification is nothing new

Gentrification is nothing new. There have always been urban development initiatives which have displaced poor and working class people, sometimes associated with urban renewal, sometimes shaped by market forces. But what makes gentrification so toxic and dangerous today, not only […]

by · November 10, 2015 · Op Ed
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In Memoriam: Ben Randazzo — We Will Miss You

This week, the Bronx community was saddened to learn of the passing of community fixture Ben Randazzo. Ben was chief of staff to Bronx Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Ben was 74 and had lived on the same waterfront lot in Tierney Place […]

EDITORIAL: Don’t be discouraged. Go out and VOTE!

EDITORIAL: Don’t be discouraged. Go out and VOTE!

Today is Election Day. In Bronx County, voter turnout is again expected to be low. It’s an off-year and the only contests on today’s ballot are for District Attorney and judicial posts. GO OUT and VOTE! The contest for Bronx District […]

The Peace Project – Album Release Concert, November 14

The Peace Project – Album Release Concert, November 14

Simply Entertainment Productions, in conjunction with MAS, Inc, presents Minister Jose E. Figueroa, Jr.’s ‘The Peace Project’ gospel album release concert on Saturday, November 14, 7pm at the Latino Pastoral Action Center, 14 W. 170th Street in the Bronx, NY. The […]

CorruptionWatch: Is Politics In New York ‘All About The Effing Money’?

CorruptionWatch: Is Politics In New York ‘All About The Effing Money’?

Political blogger and TBC contributor Gary Tilzer says that this NY Post front page sums up the upcoming trials of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos—and political corruption in general. He cites disgraced […]

Celebrating Two Years As a Trusted Source of Bronx Community News

Celebrating Two Years As a Trusted Source of Bronx Community News

The Bronx Chronicle is proud to announce our second anniversary providing the Bronx with truly local news, events and community concerns. This has been a grassroots endeavor from the start, and continues to be driven by a team of community […]

by · November 2, 2015 · Announcements
Letter To The Editor — AirBnB

Letter To The Editor — AirBnB

Dear Editor, Last Friday, our community gathered together at City Hall to speak out against an extreme home sharing bill aiming to discourage New Yorkers from sharing their homes. This bill unfairly targets New Yorkers and their families by seeking to […]

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Letter To The Editor — Robert Siano for District Attorney

Dear Editor, My name is Camella Pinkney-Price, a life long Democrat and a triple prime voter. I’m also a supporter of Robert Siano for District Attorney. I read your article referring to Mr. Siano’s spotty voting record. Mr. Siano may […]

Darcel D. Clark

Opinion: Darcel Clark For Justice

Darcel Clark For Justice by Ruben Diaz Jr.  Bronx Borough President   The Bronx is unlike any other borough in the city, and we deserve a District Attorney with the experience and commitment to bring true justice to our communities. […]

by · November 1, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Op Ed, Politics
Puerto Rican Heritage Month Celebration, November 19

Puerto Rican Heritage Month Celebration, November 19

On November 19, join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and your neighbors in honoring invaluable community leaders and their accomplishments. Come together to celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month as well as the CULTURE, the LAND, and the PEOPLE who call Puerto […]

Researchers Find Hookah Smoking Can Lead to Serious Oral Conditions

Hookah Smoking Poses Health Risks

  Inhaling smoke from a hookah can be dangerous. Experts say that one hookah session or water pipe session may be the equivalent of five packs of cigarettes. Studies have shown high levels of the carcinogen benzene in the urine of […]

Opinion: Robert Siano, Independence and Strength to Clean Up The Bronx

Opinion: Robert Siano, Independence and Strength to Clean Up The Bronx

For as long as most of us can remember, the Bronx Democratic political machine has pulled the strings in the borough. Bronx voters expect to have their voices heard each November, but by then, it’s usually too late. By election […]

by · October 25, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Elections, Op Ed