Articles by: Omesh Persaud

This Week’s BronxTalk – Improving The Outlook For Bronx Teens

This Week’s BronxTalk – Improving The Outlook For Bronx Teens

This week’s BronxTalk features a discussion on how to improve the outlook for Bronx teens by empowering them through discipline and motivation through the AIM High Empowerment Institute. Hosted by Gary Axelbank, BronxTalk is on Monday nights at 9:00pm on BronxNet’s channel 67 […]

by · November 25, 2014 · Partners, Video
Babies Of The Bronx – Mya & Taina

Babies Of The Bronx – Mya & Taina

Once again we feature an adorable Bronxite to bring some joy to your day! Today, meet Mya & Taina! Submitted by Bharati Kemraj: Mya Gisselle Licona and Taina Lisette Licona are two adorable little darlings who were born minutes apart. […]

by · November 24, 2014 · Babies of The Bronx
This Week’s BronxTalk – Right to be Free and West Africa

This Week’s BronxTalk – Right to be Free and West Africa

This week’s BronxTalk features the Ghanian community in the Bronx, with discussion about the Ebola crisis, issues for immigrants, and fighting stereotypes. Also featured is a remarkable story of a Ghanian hero who rescues children who are trafficked into child labor.  Hosted by Gary […]

by · November 19, 2014 · Partners, Video
Manhunt Underway for Fatal Subway Push Suspect

Manhunt Underway for Fatal Subway Push Suspect

Police are on the manhunt for an individual suspected of pushing a subway rider to his death on Sunday morning at the East 167th street B & D train station. The victim, 61 year old Hong Kong immigrant Wai Kuen […]

by · November 17, 2014 · Crime
Metro Optics New Flagship Location Keeping Eye Health & Style A Priority

Metro Optics New Flagship Location Keeping Eye Health & Style A Priority

Metro Optics Eyewear, a loyal Bronx-based Eye Care & Eyewear company for over 35 years, has opened a brand new flagship location. The Chronicle was there to scope out the location and chat with the co-owners on their vision for […]

by · November 17, 2014 · Business, Partners
Tax Preparer Steals $4.8 Million from Clients in Ponzi Scheme

Tax Preparer Steals $4.8 Million from Clients in Ponzi Scheme

Robert Van Zandt, 70, of the Bronx-based Van Zandt  Agency, has plead guilty of stealing $4.8 million in client assets in a ponzi scheme that has been operating out of his office for decades, says New York State Attorney General […]

by · November 14, 2014 · Business, Crime
Last Night’s BronxTalk: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

Last Night’s BronxTalk: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

Last night’s BronxTalk featured a discussion NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer about income inequality, public housing, job and community development, and much more. Hosted by Gary Axelbank, BronxTalk is on Monday nights at 9:00pm on BronxNet’s channel 67 and Fios 33. The segment […]

by · November 11, 2014 · Partners, Video
CB11 District Manager: Public Hearing on on 1632 Taylor Avenue EPU

CB11 District Manager: Public Hearing on on 1632 Taylor Avenue EPU

Public Hearing  Proposed Emergency Placement Unit (EPU) at 1632 Taylor Avenue. Bronx, NY – On Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Einstein College of Medicine’s Lubin Hall at 1200 Van Nest Avenue, there will be a hearing to […]

by · November 11, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Veterans Day 2014 – Honoring Our Veterans

Veterans Day 2014 – Honoring Our Veterans

Today we honor and reflect on all of the hard work and sacrifices our veterans endured for the causes of freedom and justice.

by · November 11, 2014 · Announcements, Veterans
Babies Of The Bronx – Gia

Babies Of The Bronx – Gia

Once again we feature an adorable Bronxite to bring some joy to your day! Today, meet Gia! Gia, the adorable daughter of Bronx Blogger Nicole Perrino aka Bronx Mama is a playful kid who loves Mickey Mouse, her big sister, and hanging with her besties at Mommy […]

by · November 10, 2014 · Babies of The Bronx
Bronx D.A. Cases of Interest for the Week of November 10, 2014

Bronx D.A. Cases of Interest for the Week of November 10, 2014

The Bronx Chronicle continues providing the public service of widespread access to “The Cases Of Interest” by the Bronx District Attorney’s office. Every week we are providing a PDF download of case information. You can download this week’s cases information at the […]

by · November 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Introducing “Bronx Pets” – Allie

Introducing “Bronx Pets” – Allie

Bronxites love their pets.  The Bronx Chronicle knows this, and we’d like to introduce a new feature where we highlight one (or more) or your adorable and cuddly Bronxites for the world to see. Our inaugural pet is a sad story. […]

by · November 9, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bronx Pets
The children listening to a speaker

P.S. 108 Hosts Wonderful Veterans Day Celebration

P.S. 108 held their 6th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 7th.  The event brings children and veterans together to commemorate the effort and sacrifices veterans have made to help secure the causes of freedom around the world. The […]

by · November 8, 2014 · Veterans
Today is Election Day:  Go Vote!

Today is Election Day: Go Vote!

A friendly reminder from The Bronx Chronicle: If you haven’t already, make sure to take part in our democratic process and VOTE. If you’re not sure where you should be voting, you can enter your address here to find out: http://vote.nyc.ny.us/html/voters/where.shtml […]

by · November 4, 2014 · Announcements, Local News, Politics
Stevan “Coach” Lynn to star in upcoming film “Good Lies”

Stevan “Coach” Lynn to star in upcoming film “Good Lies”

Stevan “Coach”  Lynn, who many of you may know as a Bronx Chronicle friend and oft host of our video series, will be starring in an upcoming film “Good Lies directed by Christine Stronneger! Good Lies” is an upcoming film that […]

by · November 3, 2014 · Announcements, Bronx Personalities