Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

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

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING ON GRAND JURY DECISION TO INDICT NYPD OFFICER PETER LIANG

“I believe that today’s indictment by a Brooklyn grand jury sends a clear message that every life matters and every individual must be held accountable for their actions. The fatal shooting of Akai Gurley inside a Brooklyn housing complex was […]

by · February 11, 2015 · Bulletin Board

80th AD Phones/Fax Out of Service

We are currently facing some technical difficulties… All phone lines and fax line in the 80th Assembly District Office are currently out of service until further notice. If any immediate assistance is needed, please call the Legislative Office at (518) […]

by · February 10, 2015 · Bulletin Board
UPDATE! Missing Child Alert FOUND!

UPDATE! Missing Child Alert FOUND!

Emmily White has been FOUND!

by · February 10, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Missing Child Alert

Missing Child Alert

Emmily White is missing. She was last seen by her sister Holly Lizzie White around 4:00 pm February 9th near White Plains Rd and Unionport Rd (by BPE). Please, get in touch with me, Holly or the NYPD Detective Squad 49th […]

by · February 10, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Cirque du Bronx

Cirque du Bronx

By guest contributor Saheli Roy Choudhury On a cool Tuesday evening in September, the empty lobby of Hunts Point’s community center filled with the whooshing sounds of colored balls flying through the air as instructor Jean-Tae Francis led a game of […]

WHAT ABOUT THE THREE MEN IN A ROOM?

What You Should Know By State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District (718) 991-3161 WHAT ABOUT THE THREE MEN IN A ROOM? You should know that we human beings have mastered the ability to create our own psychological defense […]

by · February 4, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Editorials
Free Range Kids – “My Daughter, 10, Wondered Why the Boy Walking Her Home Wanted to Go In The Alley”

Free Range Kids – “My Daughter, 10, Wondered Why the Boy Walking Her Home Wanted to Go In The Alley”

A mom lets her daughter walk home. The girl’s new friend, an older, taller boy, walks home with her…and starts talking about weird stuff. One mom’s surprising and Free-Range story: Dear Free-Range Kids:  My daughter is 10, our only child. […]

by · January 26, 2015 · Family, Health & Nutrition
Column from Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization (Sandi Lusk)

Column from Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization (Sandi Lusk)

Post by Contributor Sandi Lusk Last week Woody and I attended a meeting about the new Westchester Square Branch Library to be built on Lane Avenue in the Square. The NYPL VP for Government and Community Affairs, the VP for […]