Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

A TALE OF TWO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: RAMPANT INEQUALITY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

A TALE OF TWO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: RAMPANT INEQUALITY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

Analysis Shows Pipeline to Quality Schooling Reserved for White/Asian Students, while Black/Hispanic Students Condemned to Unequal and Inferior Schools Mayor de Blasio Needs to Keep His Promise to End Inequality — Educational Inequality Leads to Income Inequality   A new […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Education News
Cuomo Kicks Off ‘New Americans Day’ At The State Fair, 8/28

Cuomo Kicks Off ‘New Americans Day’ At The State Fair, 8/28

First-Time Special Naturalization Ceremony Celebrating the Newest New Yorkers at the NY State Fair Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the designation of New Americans Day at the 2015 Great New York State Fair on Friday, August 28. The day […]

Broken Campaign promises

Broken Campaign promises

by Roxanne Delgado Yesterday,  Brian Lehrer read my tweet #AskNYCMayor.on air. The Mayor response was Machiavellian. Deflecting resposibility, Mayor DeBlasio responded “You already have my vote. Go get the votes in the City Council and solidify the support in the […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed
NYS Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Congressman Engle Supports Planned Parenthood

Congressman Eliot Engel, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, spoke out against recent Republican attacks on Planned Parenthood. In defense of Planned Parenthood, Rep. Engel stated:   “The most recent Republican attacks on Planned Parenthood […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Government, News, Politics
Latoya Joyner- Member NYS Assembly

Assemblywoman Joyner Hosts Reading-to-Succeed Garden Party, 8/18

Focusing on educational opportunity and increasing literacy, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner will honor district children and their families, organizations and other community stakeholders that participated in her First Annual Summer Reading Challenge. The Assemblywoman will award children in her district, including […]

Pakistanis Celebrate their 68th Independence Day (WITH GALLERY)

Pakistanis Celebrate their 68th Independence Day (WITH GALLERY)

On August 2nd, Pakistanis celebrated their 68th Independence day at Bronx Park East. Though the first celebration occurred on August 15th, it is traditionally celebrated on August 14th. Pakistani Independence Day marks the end of British rule over the Indian […]

by · August 11, 2015 · Cultures, Local Events, Photos
Photo Op-ed: Cat-and-Mouse

Photo Op-ed: Cat-and-Mouse

Photo Op-ed: New York’s Cat-and-Mouse Game     State GOP Chairman Ed Cox likens the ongoing dispute between Governor Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to a cat-and-mouse game where, “Cuomo is like the cat playing with the mouse […]

by · August 6, 2015 · Photo Op Ed
The Bronx Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

The Bronx Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

Bronxites and police gathered on August 4th in over a dozen locations across the Bronx to celebrate the 32nd annual National Night Out Against Crime. More than a dozen police precincts and community organizations put together events throughout the borough, […]

Credit: Miriam Quin

Mother Teresa Statue Donated to Assemblyman Gjonaj

  At a recent fundraiser for Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, a statue of Mother Teresa was donated by the Albanian American Open Hand Association. Working three to four hours a day, Aleksander Nilaj who made it himself which took about 6 weeks […]

Former Bronxite Pens ‘Vampire Rising’ Novella

Former Bronxite Pens ‘Vampire Rising’ Novella

Larry Benjamin was born in the Bronx, graduated from Adlai Stevenson High School and earned a degree in art history at the University of Pennsylvania, before becoming an award-winning author and blogger behind This Writer’s Life. His allegorical novella, Vampire Rising, […]

West Bronx Town Hall for Small Businesses, 8/6

West Bronx Town Hall for Small Businesses, 8/6

The Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit presents West Bronx Town Hall for Small Businesses Thursday, August 6 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Place: Latino Pastoral Action Center  14 W 170th Street Bronx, NY 10452    Learn about City programs […]

Eat nYc Food And Wine Festival- Bronx Fashion Week

Eat nYc Food And Wine Festival- Bronx Fashion Week

The Bronx – the birthplace of Hip Hop & Salsa, fashion designers such as Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, legendary style icons like Jennifer Lopez and the late Lauren Bacall, being a major influencer in global urban fashion, is now […]

SENATOR KLEIN HOSTS 1ST ANNUAL THROGGS NECK HOUSES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

SENATOR KLEIN HOSTS 1ST ANNUAL THROGGS NECK HOUSES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Local basketball tournament works to build stronger community, lift up future generations   State Senator Jeff Klein,  together with the New York City Housing Authority, Throggs Neck Houses Residents’ Council, 45th Precinct, the New York City Fire Department, Police Service […]

NATIONAL HEATSTROKE PREVENTION DAY: Look Before You Lock

NATIONAL HEATSTROKE PREVENTION DAY: Look Before You Lock

Dozens of Babies, Toddlers, and Young Children are Injured or Killed Each Year after Being Left in Hot Vehicles Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today reminded parents and caregivers to “look before you lock” and remain aware of the dangers of […]

National Night Out Against Crime 2015 In The Bronx

National Night Out Against Crime 2015 In The Bronx

 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Urges Bronxites to Join Their Neighbors & The NYPD To Attend   “America’s Night Out Against Crime” TUESDAY, AUGUST 4th, 2015 **NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BRONX COMMUNITY LOCATIONS** 40th Precinct/CB #1 St. Mary’s Park -147th […]