Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

The Bronx Chronicle wishes a peaceful, reflective, and easy fast to everyone observing Yom Kippur. G’mar Hatima Tova and may all have health, sweetness and happiness in the new year.

by · September 23, 2015 · Faith, Religion
Bronx Job Fair TODAY!!!

Bronx Job Fair TODAY!!!

BP DIAZ, STATE DEPT. OF LABOR & BOEDC CO-HOSTING BRONX JOB FAIR   Today, Tuesday, September 22, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., the New York State Department of Labor and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation are co-hosting a […]

by · September 22, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Job Opportunity
Children run the obstacle course during BCHN's Health Fair Field Day.

Healthy Families Services – Soundview Neighborhood

Phipps Neighborhoods Healthy Families Cornerstone Center at Soundview Houses serve youth, teens, young adults, adults and seniors through a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural activities and community events. Phipps Neighborhoods Healthy Families Services help children, youth, and families in low-income communities […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Health Fairs
Appeals court strikes down parts of DC’s gun laws

Appeals court strikes down parts of DC’s gun laws

A federal appeals court has struck down as unconstitutional parts of Washington, D.C.’s gun laws. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 2-1 Friday that the city cannot require gun owners to re-register a gun […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Government, Law, News
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Cuomo’s wage proposal in context |Empire Center for Public Policy

Cuomo’s Wage Proposal In Context by E.J. McMahon  How would a proposed $15-per-hour statewide minimum wage compare to current pay ranges and historical precedents in New York? One useful standard of comparison is the federal government’s estimate of the median wage […]

by · September 15, 2015 · Government, Labor, Op Ed
NYS Proposal To REV-olutionize Energy Delivery Needs Scrutiny

NYS Proposal To REV-olutionize Energy Delivery Needs Scrutiny

Reviewing REV: New York’s ‘Transformational’ Energy Proposal By Arthur “Jerry” Kremer Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) is a New York State initiative that would create a radically different electric system and fundamentally change the way power is generated and distributed […]

by · September 15, 2015 · Energy, Government, Op Ed
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rosh Hashanah 2015 Message

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rosh Hashanah 2015 Message

“Tonight, members of the Jewish community all across New York will begin the observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah provides an opportunity for the Jewish community to join with neighbors and loved ones to reflect on […]

Rosh Hashanah Observed, September 13 – 15

Rosh Hashanah Observed, September 13 – 15

The Bronx Chronicle wishes our readers the very best for the New Year 5775. Happy Rosh Hashanah to All.  

by · September 13, 2015 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Never Forget.

Never Forget.

We can all remember the terrible pain and sorrow inflicted upon us on September 11, 2001.  Now, 14 years later, we move forward, but we never forget those we lost in one of the worst attacks in United States history.

by · September 11, 2015 · Announcements
Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Crime and shootings are at historic lows, with over 40,000 fewer arrests and 58,000 fewer criminal court summonses   New York City experienced the safest summer (June 1 through August 31) in the modern crime tracking era of the department. Additionally both shootings and murders were […]

*** NYPD B.O.L.O. ALERT: $2500 Reward for Brooklyn Rape Suspect ***

*** NYPD B.O.L.O. ALERT: $2500 Reward for Brooklyn Rape Suspect ***

  BE ON THE LOOKOUT!  Up to $2,500 REWARD  for Information Regarding A RAPE Perpetrator and perpetrator’s shorts The NYPD seeks the public’s assistance in apprehending a rapist. On Sunday, August 30, 2015 at approximately 12:15 A.M., on Rockaway Parkway […]

Crime Victims’ Non Profit Finds Support from Congressman Crowley and Council Member Vacca

Crime Victims’ Non Profit Finds Support from Congressman Crowley and Council Member Vacca

Congressman Joseph Crowley and Council Member Jimmy Vacca recently visited a local victim support non profit in an effort to show their support for the plight of of crime victims in the Bronx. The non profit, “Crime Victims Support Services […]

PS 106 School Supplies Event Hosted By AM Sepulveda

PS 106 School Supplies Event Hosted By AM Sepulveda

300 backpacks and back-to-school supplies distributed last Saturday at Caserta Playground ‘Family Fun’ celebration   Over 400 people attended a back-to-school celebration and free school supplies giveaway held last Saturday at Caserta Playground which was jointly sponsored by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and the PTA of […]

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Foundation Work Begins on Future Manhattan Supertall Building

Foundation work has finally begun on 53 West 53rd Street almost a year after excavation began for the future supertall. Controversially, the old American Folk Art Museum, designed by Todd Williams and Billy Tsien, was demolished to make room for the “Torre […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Business, News
Trafficked Guns Are Like ‘Cockroaches’ | The Trace

Trafficked Guns Are Like ‘Cockroaches’ | The Trace

Spot treatments don’t work if the larger problem is left unchecked by Mike Spies — The Trace Imagine the United States is an apartment building with a cockroach problem. Some residents, unsettled by the creatures, hire exterminators to end the […]

by · September 1, 2015 · Crime, News