Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Researchers Find Hookah Smoking Can Lead to Serious Oral Conditions

Hookah Smoking Poses Health Risks

  Inhaling smoke from a hookah can be dangerous. Experts say that one hookah session or water pipe session may be the equivalent of five packs of cigarettes. Studies have shown high levels of the carcinogen benzene in the urine of […]

Opinion: Robert Siano, Independence and Strength to Clean Up The Bronx

Opinion: Robert Siano, Independence and Strength to Clean Up The Bronx

For as long as most of us can remember, the Bronx Democratic political machine has pulled the strings in the borough. Bronx voters expect to have their voices heard each November, but by then, it’s usually too late. By election […]

by · October 25, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Elections, Op Ed
Stevan Lynn’s “Coach’s Corner,” Column on Fatherhood ; A New Partnership

Stevan Lynn’s “Coach’s Corner,” Column on Fatherhood ; A New Partnership

The Bronx Chronicle is proud to announce a new partnership with Stevan “Coach” Lynn and his series, “Coach’s Corner!” Many readers will recall that Stevan has been the charismatic and outgoing host of our previous video installments as well as […]

Free Money Brunch Financial Fitness Day with CPAs on October 24

Free Money Brunch Financial Fitness Day with CPAs on October 24

Get Money Smart: Make more, Better manage Everyone knows that the initial embarrassment of bouncing a check, or getting an “Insufficient Funds” message from an ATM, fades.  However, the cost of continued financial ignorance is lasting. Many people don’t have a firm grasp […]

Michael Douglas To Receive AARP Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award

Michael Douglas To Receive AARP Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AARP announced today that actor, producer and Academy Award winner Michael Douglas will receive the 2015 Movies For Grownups® Career Achievement Award. The Movies For Grownups® multimedia franchise honors standout filmmakers, actors, actresses and movies that resonate […]

Op-Ed: Girls Prep Changes Lives — Zarida Teel

Last week, I spoke to thousands of families from across New York City who came together to demand an end to separate and unequal education in the city we love. I spoke up for my daughter Aliza, but also for […]

Tech Summit at Fordham University Will Bring Bronx Talent Into Focus

Tech Summit at Fordham University Will Bring Bronx Talent Into Focus

Tomorrow, Fordham University, with the Bronx Technology Innovation Coalition (BXTIC), will be hosting its “4th Annual Summit on Technology in The Bronx.”  The summit looks to bring Bronx Technology startups across multiple sectors into focus, highlighting the wide breath of […]

BronxTalk Tonight — Making Art From Garbage

BronxTalk Tonight — Making Art From Garbage

MAKING ART FROM GARBAGE! Tonight’s BronxTalk features a Bronx artist who uses discarded plastic to make some remarkable pieces of art. Daniel Lanzilotta, a self-proclaimed ‘plastician’, will demonstrate his unique brand of creativity and explain to host Gary Axelbank how […]

Letter To The Editor: Reclaiming The Bronx’s Cultural Legacy

Letter To The Editor: Reclaiming The Bronx’s Cultural Legacy

Don’t Let Gentrification Be The Main Consequence of the Reclamation of the Bronx’s Cultural Legacy It is great to see the cultural landmarks of the Bronx, such as the street jazz great Maxine Sullivan lived on, be officially recognized by […]

Letter To The Editor: Another NY-13 Challenger

Letter To The Editor: Another NY-13 Challenger

Dear Editor: I saw your interview with Clyde Williams and ask that in the future if you would please include me among the listed contestants for the Democratic race to succeed Representative Rangel in NY-13. I am a filed and […]

Op-Ed: Honor The Bronx’s Jazz Traditions

Op-Ed: Honor The Bronx’s Jazz Traditions

Turn Maxine Sullivan’s House into a Cultural Center Honoring the Bronx’s Jazz Traditions By Mark Naison Today, I had the honor of participating in a street naming ceremony to honor the great jazz singer, radio personality, and community leader Maxine […]

Op-Ed: Public Advocate James ‘Stands Her Ground’ Over Walmart And Guns

Op-Ed: Public Advocate James ‘Stands Her Ground’ Over Walmart And Guns

Divesting from Walmart By Public Advocate Letitia James On January 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner walked into a Walmart and purchased gun ammunition. Within three hours of this purchase at a local Walmart he opened fire and callously murdered six […]

by · October 11, 2015 · Crime, Guns, Op Ed
Seniors receiving Mother-Love, Father-Love Award

MetroPlus Health Plan Sponsors Mother-Love & Father-Love Awards Luncheon

On Friday, September 11th MetroPlus Health Plan sponsored the first Mother-Love & Father-Love Awards Luncheon at Lehman College/CUNY.  The Awards Luncheon was conceived to honor dedicated and loving seniors for their commitment to their community senior centers. Seniors who have […]

Spare Cells Save Lives — Jaden’s Law Fundraiser, 9/30

Spare Cells Save Lives — Jaden’s Law Fundraiser, 9/30

Tomorrow, September 30, join Preserve Our Legacy Inc. as they host a fundraising event for young people afflicted with sickle cell anemia. The fundraiser will be held at Sofrito Restaurant located at 679 Riverside Drive in Harlem, NY. Honorees include Bronx […]

DC 37, Local 372 Union Heads Visit Bronx Schools

DC 37, Local 372 Union Heads Visit Bronx Schools

Local 372 President Shaun D. Francois I. and District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido visited two Bronx public schools on Friday. The visit was designed to show appreciation for the hard working School Lunch Helpers and School Aides and also […]

by · September 26, 2015 · Education News, Labor