Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Biofuel or Food EU has to choose

By Charlie Dunmore BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments are trying to raise a planned limit on the use of transport fuels made from food crops, despite warnings that

by · November 29, 2013 · Business, World News

National standards needed to reduce death and damage from tornados

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) – National standards should be set for building construction, storm shelters and emergency communications to reduce death and damage from

by · November 27, 2013 · Domestic News

Flip Flops for the Philippines Vishnu Mandir Hindu Temple Donates 500 pair of Flip Flops

Vishnu Mandir and the Bharati Dane Academy collect Flip Flops for the Philippines On Sunday, November 24, 2013 Deputy Inspector Andy Johnson and Community Affairs Police Officer Jay Sturdivant collected

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Unfettered Capitalism

By Naomi O’Leary VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis attacked unfettered capitalism as “a new tyranny” and beseeched global leaders to fight poverty and growing inequality, in a document on Tuesday setting out a platform for his papacy and calling […]

Winter storm watches and warnings were in place for New York And New England

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A powerful winter storm is lashin much of the eastern United States with rain and snow on Tuesday, threatening

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

North Korea Detains American Veteran

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The wife of an 85-year-old American man detained in North Korea appealed to the reclusive Asian nation on Monday to

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, Uncategorized

Obama Defends Iranian Deal

By Jeff Mason SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – President Barack Obama took on critics of a newly brokered nuclear deal with Iran on Monday by saying

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, World News

Where’s The Money?

By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City’s Bloomberg administration intends to launch a database within two weeks to better track the billions of dollars of federal relief for Superstorm Sandy victims, even as city legislators hope to […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Local News

Volkswagen To Introduce German-style Work Councils Into The U.S.

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> officials in Germany and the United States are performing a delicate dance with VW’s influential German union as they wrestle with the possible representation of workers

by · November 26, 2013 · Business

Noreast’er To Slam NYC Area On Tuesday!

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major winter storm set to hit the East Coast on Tuesday and Wednesday is threatening to snarl millions of Thanksgiving travelers’ holiday plans, forecasters said on Monday. The same storm that lashed New […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

Bullying and What Your School Can Do About It

School Climate Key to Preventing Bullying Nov. 25, 2013 — To effectively prevent bullying schools need to understand positive school climate, use reliable measures to evaluate school climate and use effective prevention and intervention programs to improve the climate, a recent […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Education News, Science

Meet your goals and design your own path of study

Visit Columbia University’s new Summer 2014 website and explore world-class academic options in a global city alive with activity and opportunity.Meet your goals and design your own path of study by

Music, shopping, Storybook Christmas Trees…and more for the holidays at Bartow-Pell

Written by: Ellen Bruzelius Media contact A Modern Take on a Classic Christmas Bronx, New York, November 22, 2013 – Bartow-Pell’s popular Storybook Christmas Trees are back with a modern twist this year. Classics from yesteryear are taking a back […]

by · November 25, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Education News

49th Precinct Extends A hand All Are Invited

On Tuesday, November 26th meeting, THE 49TH Precinct will take up a Special Campaign Collection of Flip Flops and Shoes for those affected by Super-Typhoon HIYAN in the Philippines. Any donation will be greatly appreciated. The impact, though small will nevertheless be […]

by · November 25, 2013 · Bulletin Board

A SLAVE BURIAL GROUND IN HUNTS POINT!

  Gary Axelbank BRONXTALK TONIGHT – A SLAVE BURIAL GROUND IN HUNTS POINT! We’ll have a fascinating show tonight about the discovery of a slave burial ground in Hunts Point and the involvement of children from PS 48 in the […]

by · November 25, 2013 · Bulletin Board