Articles by: The Bronx Chronicle

BronxTalk: Focus on the State Legislature and Budget

BronxTalk: Focus on the State Legislature and Budget

On last night’s BronxTalk, Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake spoke with host Gary Axelbank about education, ethics, state politics, and a variety of other issues. http://www.bronxnet.org/tv/viewvideo/5365/bronxtalk/bronxtalk–april-13th-2015 Hosted by Gary Axelbank, BronxTalk is the focal point for topical discussions […]

Congressman Serrano Given the Inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award

Congressman Serrano Given the Inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman José E. Serrano was presented with the first Elizabeth Taylor Legislative Leadership Award for his work in support of needle exchange programs by five of Ms. Taylor’s grandchildren at AIDSWatch 2015. In honor of Elizabeth […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Health & Nutrition
Bronx House: REACH Sports Day for Kids with Autism, April 26

Bronx House: REACH Sports Day for Kids with Autism, April 26

  In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Bronx House is hosting two free events,  a workshop to help parents of teens/tweens with autism improve their child’s ability to make friends on Friday, April 17, and a REACH Sports Day for special […]

by · April 14, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Bronxites Gather for Fifth Annual Abrazo Garifuna

Bronxites Gather for Fifth Annual Abrazo Garifuna

This past Thursday, in honor of Garifuna-American Heritage Month, Bronxites gathered for the fifth annual Abrazo Garifuna celebration at Maestro’s Caterers, hosted by the Honorable New York State Senator Ruben Diaz, together with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and Michael […]

NBA Legend Dolph Schayes Selected For 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame

NBA Legend Dolph Schayes Selected For 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that NBA legend Dolph Schayes will be inducted into the 2015 Bronx Walk of Fame.   “We have a long tradition of producing basketball legends in The Bronx, and Dolph Schayes is […]

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Letters to the Editor: Retort for School Naming Controversy from Van Nest Resident

Retort to Mr. D’Angelo As a life long resident, born and raised in lower Van Nest, I personally take offense to Mr. D’Angelo’s allegations toward Ms. Ferrara. It is perfectly fine to disagree with someone, but Mr. D’Angelo did it […]

What Hillary Needs to Learn From Mario

Mario Cuomo set a political standard by Richard Brodsky The history of the Clinton/Cuomo relationship is well known, but worth considering. The “what-ifs” are legion and fascinating. What If Mario had run in ’84, ’88 or ’92? What If Mario […]

by · April 12, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics
FREE-RANGE KIDS: Boy With Autism Wanders Off, Case of Neglect?

FREE-RANGE KIDS: Boy With Autism Wanders Off, Case of Neglect?

Boy With Autism Wanders Off, Frantic Mom Calls 911, Cited for ‘Suspicion of Neglect’ What is it that the authorities do not understand about what it means to be human? Humans cannot be perfect. Humans cannot see all. And yet, […]

MATTERS OF FAITH: The Power of Your Word

MATTERS OF FAITH: The Power of Your Word

The Power of Your Word   In one of my devotional periods this week, I was significantly moved by one in particular. It came on the morning after a very stimulating session I had with a group of young men […]

by · April 12, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith, Op Ed
Polanco Politics: Perilous Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Polanco Politics: Perilous Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Lessons From Indiana by J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA Last month, after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law, Indiana Governor Mike Pence stepped on a hornet’s nest of widespread opposition. Rarely have we seen such strange bedfellows and […]

by · April 10, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics
Bronx 5K Pepper Growing Logo Unveiled

Bronx 5K Pepper Growing Logo Unveiled

  Today, Small Axe Peppers and nonprofit GrowNYC announced the winner of the Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce “Bronx 5K” logo design competition, along with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at Bronx Community College. The winning logo was designed by Gabriel […]

by · April 10, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Business
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CORRUPTION WATCH: Albany’s Ethics Reform Leaves Transformation for Another Day

Now that the ink is dry on New York State’s budget, it’s a good time to rate Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the ethics reform promise he made two months ago. In a nutshell, it looks like a disappointment: the ethics […]

FreshDirect Donates $2000 TO C-BALL

FreshDirect Donates $2000 TO C-BALL

FreshDirect Donates to Community Basketball League by Koi Germany This past Saturday, Larry Scott Blackmon, vice president of online grocer, FreshDirect, presented a check for $2,000, plus nutritious foodstuffs promoting healthy living to the organizers of the C-BALL event at […]

#Not62: GOV CUOMO ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT OBESITY

#Not62: GOV CUOMO ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT OBESITY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday encouraged New Yorkers to help fight obesity during this year’s 20th anniversary of National Public Health Week, which began Monday, April 6. Obesity, the second leading cause of preventable death in the nation, has also reached […]

CORRUPTION WATCH: BerlinRosen Isn’t Registered As A Foreign Agent, Either

CORRUPTION WATCH: BerlinRosen Isn’t Registered As A Foreign Agent, Either

BerlinRosen Not Only Ducks Lobbyist Rules, It Ducks Foreign Agent Registration, Too by Gary Tilzer Two years ago True News broke the story that BerlinRosen was not a registered lobbyist. CrainsNY’s Chris Bragg followed up sometime later and last week […]