Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

NYPD BOLO: Armed Robbery Suspects

NYPD BOLO: Armed Robbery Suspects

Be on the Lookout!        On April 16, 2015, at approximately 4:13 P.M., the above individuals entered MBA Wireless at 1171 Second Avenue, Manhattan.  The male wearing the reflective vest displayed a black firearm and demanded currency, while […]

Public Advocate Tish James to Keynote Leadership Luncheon, April 26

Public Advocate Tish James to Keynote Leadership Luncheon, April 26

The Committee for Effective Leadership recently announced that Public Advocate Leticia *Tish* James will be the keynote speaker at its annual event on April 26.  Other elected officials expected to attend include Senator Gustavo Rivera, Assembly Members Michael Benedetto, Marcos […]

EXPRESSWAY CRASH AT VILLA BARONE MANOR SPURS CALL FOR ROAD REDESIGN

  Senator Jeff Klein Calls For Safety Redesigns   In a statement released this afternoon, Bronx State Senator Jeff Klein said, “We are fortunate no lives were lost in the tragic car crash that occurred at Villa Barone Manor this […]

by · April 15, 2015 · Local News
Businessman Alfredo Thiebaud Posthumously Honored With Bronx Walk of Fame Selection

Businessman Alfredo Thiebaud Posthumously Honored With Bronx Walk of Fame Selection

Alfredo Thiebaud, Businessman & Philanthropist, To be Inducted Into the 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that Alfredo Thiebaud, a longtime borough business leader and philanthropist and the founder of Delicioso Coco […]

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization’s Annual Banquet, April 18

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization’s Annual Banquet, April 18

New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Honors Four Outstanding Leaders The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization led State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. will celebrate its 27th Annual Banquet this coming Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting with a Buffet Hour at […]

BronxTalk: Focus on the State Legislature and Budget

BronxTalk: Focus on the State Legislature and Budget

On last night’s BronxTalk, Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake spoke with host Gary Axelbank about education, ethics, state politics, and a variety of other issues. http://www.bronxnet.org/tv/viewvideo/5365/bronxtalk/bronxtalk–april-13th-2015 Hosted by Gary Axelbank, BronxTalk is the focal point for topical discussions […]

Congressman Serrano Given the Inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award

Congressman Serrano Given the Inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman José E. Serrano was presented with the first Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award for his work in support of needle exchange programs by five of Ms. Taylor’s grandchildren at AIDSWatch 2015. In honor of Elizabeth […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Health & Nutrition
Bronx House: REACH Sports Day for Kids with Autism, April 26

Bronx House: REACH Sports Day for Kids with Autism, April 26

  In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Bronx House is hosting two free events,  a workshop to help parents of teens/tweens with autism improve their child’s ability to make friends on Friday, April 17, and a REACH Sports Day for special […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Bronxites Gather for Fifth Annual Abrazo Garifuna

Bronxites Gather for Fifth Annual Abrazo Garifuna

This past Thursday, in honor of Garifuna-American Heritage Month, Bronxites gathered for the fifth annual Abrazo Garifuna celebration at Maestro’s Caterers, hosted by the Honorable New York State Senator Ruben Diaz, together with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and Michael […]

NBA Legend Dolph Schayes Selected For 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame

NBA Legend Dolph Schayes Selected For 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that NBA legend Dolph Schayes will be inducted into the 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame.   “We have a long tradition of producing basketball legends in The Bronx, and Dolph Schayes is […]

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Letters to the Editor: Retort for School Naming Controversy from Van Nest Resident

Retort to Mr. D’Angelo As a life long resident, born and raised in lower Van Nest, I personally take offense to Mr. D’Angelo’s allegations toward Ms. Ferrara. It is perfectly fine to disagree with someone, but Mr. D’Angelo did it […]

What Hillary Needs to Learn From Mario

Mario Cuomo set a political standard by Richard Brodsky The history of the Clinton/Cuomo relationship is well known, but worth considering. The “what-ifs” are legion and fascinating. What If Mario had run in ’84, ’88 or ’92? What If Mario […]

by · April 12, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics
FREE-RANGE KIDS: Boy With Autism Wanders Off, Case of Neglect?

FREE-RANGE KIDS: Boy With Autism Wanders Off, Case of Neglect?

Boy With Autism Wanders Off, Frantic Mom Calls 911, Cited for ‘Suspicion of Neglect’ What is it that the authorities do not understand about what it means to be human? Humans cannot be perfect. Humans cannot see all. And yet, […]

MATTERS OF FAITH: The Power of Your Word

MATTERS OF FAITH: The Power of Your Word

The Power of Your Word   In one of my devotional periods this week, I was significantly moved by one in particular. It came on the morning after a very stimulating session I had with a group of young men […]

by · April 12, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Op Ed
Polanco Politics: Perilous Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Polanco Politics: Perilous Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Lessons From Indiana by J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA Last month, after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law, Indiana Governor Mike Pence stepped on a hornet’s nest of widespread opposition. Rarely have we seen such strange bedfellows and […]

by · April 10, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics