Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge

Bronx Borough President’s Chess Challenge

          More than 250 Bronx Students To Compete in Bronx Chess Tournament On Tuesday, December 15, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will welcome more than 250 students, grades 3-8, from Bronx public schools to the […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Youth and Children
OPINION: Skelos’ Conviction Must Be Followed by Major Reforms in Albany

OPINION: Skelos’ Conviction Must Be Followed by Major Reforms in Albany

Skelos’ Conviction Must Be Followed by Major Reforms in Albany Today former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was found guilty on charges of public corruption, less than two weeks after his longtime colleague, former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, […]

by · December 13, 2015 · Corruption Watch, Op Ed, Politics
Photo Op-Ed: Shock As Assemblyman Is Hired By Hilltop Lobbyists

Photo Op-Ed: Shock As Assemblyman Is Hired By Hilltop Lobbyists

Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake says his work with Hilltop Public Solutions would be entirely on “projects that are national and international in focus,” and which are “predominantly political” campaigns, and would not be consulting for any clients with business before […]

Letter To The Editor: We All Knew!

Letter To The Editor: We All Knew!

Dear Editor, All reasonable, clear-minded Americans quickly understood that what happened in San Bernardino was an act of Radical Islamic Terrorism. We all knew it even before all the facts came in. We knew it because we had enough reasonable […]

by · December 9, 2015 · Letter to the Editor
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town [Free Toys at IS 216]

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town [Free Toys at IS 216]

State Senator Rev Ruben Diaz has invited Santa Claus to come to the Bronx with toys for the children of the South Bronx. This visit of Santa Claus will take place on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 4:00 PM in […]

Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Judicial Re-Election Pressures Tied to Harsher Criminal Sentencing

Survey of Recent Studies Find Re-Election Campaigns Make Judges More Punitive Pressures of upcoming re-election and retention election campaigns make judges more punitive toward defendants in criminal cases, according to a new analysis of social science research by the Brennan […]

by · December 7, 2015 · Law, News

Cuomo Picks Janet DiFiore as State’s Top Judge

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who lives in Westchester, tapped the county’s district attorney and his former JCOPE executive chairwoman, Janet DiFiore to become chief judge of the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. If confirmed by the state Senate, she would […]

by · December 3, 2015 · Government, Law, News

NYC SETS GOAL TO SCREEN, TREAT ALL PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOTHERS FOR MATERNAL DEPRESSION

NYC Health + Hospitals, Maimonides, Greater New York Hospital Association to lead effort   First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery announced that New York City is setting a goal to screen and treat […]

Happy Albanian Independence Day from The Bronx Chronicle And Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Happy Albanian Independence Day from The Bronx Chronicle And Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

The Bronx Chronicle joins Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in wishing all of our Albanian readers a happy and thoughtful Independence Day  

by · November 28, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
Happy Thanksgiving 2015

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our readers and their families a Happy Thanksgiving.

by · November 26, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
Congratulations to The Bronx Chronicle from Teddy Nissan!

Congratulations to The Bronx Chronicle from Teddy Nissan!

by · November 17, 2015 · Announcements
ISIS is not and will never be true Islam

ISIS is not and will never be true Islam

“ISIS is not and will never be true Islam” By Uchenna Ekwo, PhD UCLA law professor, Mr. Amjad Mahmood Khan decries the popular perception in today’s 24 hours news cycle and social media that associate Islam with acts of terrorism. […]

by · November 17, 2015 · Cultures, News, Op Ed, Reuters, World News
SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES $50,000 IN FUNDING FOR COUNTDOWN TO FITNESS PROGRAM IN THE BRONX

SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES $50,000 IN FUNDING FOR COUNTDOWN TO FITNESS PROGRAM IN THE BRONX

Comprehensive program includes physical fitness classes, nutrition demonstrations and health assessments   At a luncheon on Saturday, State Senator Jeff Klein  announced $50,000 in state funding for the Countdown to Fitness program at the Shorehaven Community Center. Nearly 70 women from […]

NYCERS Urges Hedge Funds to Help Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

NYCERS Urges Hedge Funds to Help Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM URGES HEDGE FUND AND OPPORTUNISTIC FIXED INCOME MANAGERS TO HELP EASE PUERTO RICAN DEBT CRISIS In a letter sent to hedge fund and opportunistic fixed income managers, Trustees of the New York City Employees […]

EC Salsero Performed At Lehman College For the First Time

EC Salsero Performed At Lehman College For the First Time

On Sunday, October 25th, the latin sensation, EC Salsero performed in his first Bronx concert at Lehman College’s 500-seat Lovinger Theatre. EC Salsero performed along with his 14+ piece orchestra.   Born Eddie Claudio, Jr. to Puerto Rican parents, EC Salsero, 25, was […]

by · November 13, 2015 · Arts & Artists