Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

What President Obama is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee | SCOTUSblog

What President Obama is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee | SCOTUSblog

What President Obama is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee: This week, in a guest post for SCOTUSblog, President Barack Obama offered some insight into what he’s looking for in a Supreme Court nominee. Here’s what he had to […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Op Ed
Profile America: Legal Tender

Profile America: Legal Tender

LEGAL TENDER Paper money has circulated in North America since 1690, when the Massachusetts Bay Colony issued some to paper over — so to speak — the shortage of coins. But these were just promissory notes from governing bodies. That […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Profile America
Coach’s Corner: The Keys To Success — Patience

Coach’s Corner: The Keys To Success — Patience

Coach’s Corner: “The Keys To Success” — Patience   In today’s Coach’s Corner, Coach Lynn lays out his keys to success for fathers eager to become the best dad they possibly can be… for a lifetime!   Coach Stevan Lynn is […]

by · February 23, 2016 · Coach's Corner, Video
Profile America: Wise Health Consumer Month

Profile America: Wise Health Consumer Month

WISE HEALTH CARE CONSUMER MONTH   The nation’s first college of pharmacy was founded in Philadelphia on this date in 1821, an appropriate anniversary to note that many healthcare organizations prescribe February as Wise Health Care Consumer Month. The “Rx” […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Julio Pabon | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Julio Pabon | Bronxnet TV

Julio Pabon — Bronx Not 4 Sale Julio Pabon — Bronx Not For Sale  On Twitter: @JulioPabonBX Campaign website: Julio Pabon For City Council Facebook: Julio Pabon In this nonpartisan special election Mr. Julio Pabon will be running on the independent Bronx Not For […]

Profile America: First Telephone Directory

Profile America: First Telephone Directory

FIRST TELEPHONE DIRECTORY   In the early days of the telephone, knowing who had one and what the number was quickly became a problem. The first telephone directory in the U.S. was published on this date in 1878 in New […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Profile America, Technology
Free Financial Counseling Available At Bronx Borough Hall

Free Financial Counseling Available At Bronx Borough Hall

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. is sponsoring free financial counseling at Bronx Borough Hall today through February 29.  

In Their Own Words:  George Alvarez, Bronx For All

In Their Own Words: George Alvarez, Bronx For All

A Bronx for All of Us George Alvarez   We need to expect more from our representatives and more from our city. As a child of immigrants, who worked hard, got a good education and became a successful businessman and […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Bronx Politics, Election News, Op Ed
Profile America: Early Presidential Radio

Profile America: Early Presidential Radio

EARLY PRESIDENTIAL RADIO   The history of radio and the presidency seems to center entirely on Franklin Roosevelt’s famous “fireside chats” beginning in 1933 in the depths of the Depression. But the first president to address the nation from the […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Politics, Profile America
NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Rafael Salamanca | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Rafael Salamanca | Bronxnet TV

Rafael Salamanca — Community First On Twitter: @SalamancaJr80 Campaign website: Salamanca NYC In this nonpartisan special election Mr. Rafael Salamanca, Jr. will be running on the independent Community First ballot line on February 23.  Citing the construction boom happening on the waterfront in […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: J. Loren Russell | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: J. Loren Russell | Bronxnet TV

J. Loren Russell — Rebuilding Our BX On Twitter: @JLorenR Campaign website: J. Loren Russell — Rebuilding Our Community In this nonpartisan special election for City Council, Mr. J. Loren Russell will be running under the independent Rebuilding Our BX ballot line. Mr. Russell is […]

In Their Own Words: Julio Pabon, Bronx Not For Sale

In Their Own Words: Julio Pabon, Bronx Not For Sale

The future of our community will be decided on February 23rd with the election for our next City Councilmember. More than just another City Council race, this race is a reflection of the national debate in the presidential race: money […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Bronx Politics, Election News, Op Ed
NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

George Alvarez  — Bronx For All On Twitter: @Vote_Alvarez Campaign website: Vote Alvarez In this nonpartisan special election Mr. George Alvarez will be running under the independent Bronx For All ballot line. Mr. George Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Joann Otero | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Joann Otero | Bronxnet TV

Joann Otero — Bronx Stronger On Twitter:  @JoannOteroForc1 Campaign website: Joann Otero For Council In this nonpartisan special election Ms. Otero will be running under the independent Bronx Stronger ballot line.  Ms. Joann Otero served as chief of staff to former Councilwoman Maria del Carmen […]

BronxWorks Brunch: ‘Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free’, Feb. 27

BronxWorks Brunch: ‘Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free’, Feb. 27

BronxWorks Sexual Health Youth Leaders’ workshop event is next Saturday, Feb. 27, 10am to 12pm.   BronxWorks is hosting a brunch panel discussion, Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free at The Brook which is located at 455 East 148th Street (Brook Avenue) in […]