Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Humans First Made Dogs Their Best Friends In Prehistoric Europe

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – Humans first made dogs their best friends in prehistoric Europe, where groups of hunter-gathers learnt to tame dangerous wolves into companions between 19,000 and 32,000 years ago, scientists said on Thursday. The new research, […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Science

Kidnapped Child Reunited With Mother After 34 Years

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A U.S.-born man who was abducted as a child, taken to Mexico and robbed of all his money in a harrowing trek back to the United States more than three decades later has […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized

China Allowing Two Child Families

By Sui-Lee Wee and Li Hui BEIJING (Reuters) – China will ease family planning restrictions nationwide, the government said on Friday, allowing millions of families to have two children in the country’s most significant liberalization of its strict one-child policy […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Uncategorized, World News

Ist Annual Winter Wonderland

PELHAM BAY MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION’s ! 1st AnnualWinterWonderland! Sunday, December 1, 2013 – 3:00-6:00PM Please join us for our tree decorating at Keane Square! (Buhre & Westchester Ave.) We are decking the halls with ornaments donated byYOU! An ornament (store bought, […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Bulletin Board

It’s Tomorrow Nov. 16 Register Now Partnership for Parks 2013 Conference

Partnerships for Parks 2013 Conference Inform. Connect. Empower. It’s only a few days away…  Register now to reserve your spot at the Partnerships for Parks Conference on Saturday, November 16!  Your ticket includes breakfast, lunch, an afternoon reception, networking, sessions with over […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Bulletin Board

Word From The White House

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 Two Very Important Lines Crossed Last Month, and It Means Big Things for Our Energy Security: For the first time in nearly two decades, we’re importing less foreign oil than we’re producing domestically — and we’re […]

by · November 15, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Senator Klein’s Graffiti Clean up Kick off!

  WATERBURY LASALLE COMM. ASSO. To Mary Jane MusanoMichele TorrioniAnnie Boller and 2 More… Today at 6:32 PM On Thursday, November 14, 2013 2:04 PM, Ciara Gannon <ciaragannon08@gmail.com> wrote: Hi All, I just wanted to reach out to you and let you know […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Employment Fair for Veterans, Military Personnel and their Spouses Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Jefferson Market Library (Map and directions) Fully accessible to wheelchairs Join us, as we bring career coach David Lees, […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Bulletin Board

G.I.V.E You’ll Feel Better

On Veteran’s Day, GIVE, a Bronx based organization, hosted an “It’s My Park Day” event at the Old West Farms Soldier Cemetery. Although the cemetery is not a park, the historic site is owned and maintained by New York City […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized

Widowhood Effect

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report. Previous studies have looked at […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Health & Nutrition

Indian Women Legally Discrimanated Against

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some Indian laws promote a preference for sons over daughters, the United Nations said on Thursday in a report that highlights the country’s struggle to reverse a long-term decline […]

by · November 14, 2013 · World News

Eurozone Growth Weakens Euro Falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The euro fell on Thursday as the euro zone reported weakening growth, while the dollar touched a two-month high against the yen after Japan’s finance minister said currency intervention was still a policy option. The data […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business

Liechtenstein Goes Public

LONDON (Reuters) – Liechtenstein, whose banks have been accused by the United States and other countries of facilitating tax evasion, said on Thursday it would end its practice of helping foreigners hide money from their tax authorities. The move highlights […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized

Fed Chairman Calls For Larger Bank Reserves

(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday reiterated the need for banks to hold more capital and liquid assets to survive a market shock, and he endorsed practices that link executive pay to performance. “One of the most […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Uncategorized

US Household Debt On The Rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. household debt rose in the latest quarter by the most in more than five years, a sign that Americans may be nearing the end of a multi-year belt-tightening trend, data from the Federal Reserve Bank […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Business