Government

Williamsbridge Oval Park Nominated to State and Federal Historic Places Registry

Williamsbridge Oval Park Nominated to State and Federal Historic Places Registry

(Albany NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of  Williamsbridge Oval Park and 21 other properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Government, Local News, Parks
Parents, Clergy Urge Lawmakers to Take Action of Education Reforms

Parents, Clergy Urge Lawmakers to Take Action of Education Reforms

Albany NY – More than a dozen parents and members of clergy traveled to the New York State Capitol building in Albany on Wednesday afternoon to urge the passage of bold, structural education reforms to fix statewide failing schools. With nearly 800,000 […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Education News, Government
SENATE PASSES BILL LEGALIZING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS IN NY, AGAIN

SENATE PASSES BILL LEGALIZING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS IN NY, AGAIN

Measure Receives Senate Approval for the Sixth Consecutive Year to Allow the State to Sanction and Regulate Professional MMA Events The New York State Senate today passed legislation for the sixth consecutive year to legalize and regulate mixed martial arts […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Government, Local News, Sports
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BP Diaz To Talk Bronx-Israel Relations

On Thursday, March 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a discussion and question and answer session on his recent visit to Israel.   The event will take place at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5626 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY, […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Government
NYC ELECTRONIC VOTE SCANNER Machine

Polanco Politics: Say No to NonCitizen/Resident Voting

The issue of noncitizen voting has been in the news in recent days and has become an issue in the NY-11 congressional race in Staten Island/Brooklyn. To better educate our readers, The Bronx Chronicle invited attorneys and CUNY professors Juan […]

NYC ELECTRONIC VOTE SCANNER Machine

SOTO: NonCitizen/Resident Voting

The issue of noncitizen voting has been in the news in recent days and has become an issue in the NY-11 congressional race in Staten Island/Brooklyn. To better educate our readers, The Bronx Chronicle invited attorneys and CUNY professors J.C. […]

MOVE NY: New Tolls or Lower Tolls?

Your choice: New toll – High costs, no transportation investment Move NY – Lower tolls, fixed roads and bridges When MTA tolls and fares increased on Sunday, Move NY volunteers fanned out to all seven MTA bridges to get the group’s […]

by · March 23, 2015 · Government, Transportation

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FOURTH ANNUAL I LOVE MY PARK DAY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that online registration is now open for the fourth annual I Love My Park Day, to be held on May 2 at state parks and historic sites across New York. Since its launch in […]

by · March 23, 2015 · Environment, Government, Parks
Lifting MMA Ban Clears A Hurdle…Again

Lifting MMA Ban Clears A Hurdle…Again

The bill to legalize mixed martial arts in New York passed through the State Senate’s finance committee on Wednesday, as expected reported Newsday. According to a source, the vote was 29-8 in favor of lifting the ban on professional MMA […]

by · March 20, 2015 · Government, Sports
BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL LAUNCHES  1ST EVER BRONX VISITORS GUIDE

BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL LAUNCHES 1ST EVER BRONX VISITORS GUIDE

Bronx Visitors Guide will help to further redefine The Bronx as a destination Bronx, NY – The Bronx Tourism Council and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the launch of the first annual Bronx Visitors Guide. The launch took […]

PARENTS CALL ON MAYOR DE BLASIO TO VISIT SCHOOLS THAT ARE CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

PARENTS CALL ON MAYOR DE BLASIO TO VISIT SCHOOLS THAT ARE CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

Real Answers to City’s Failing Schools Crisis Found in 46 High-Performing, High-Poverty District and Charter Schools–Not $150M “Renewal Schools” Gamble New York, NY – On Tuesday morning, Families for Excellent Schools called for Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña to […]

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 2 (Video)

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 2 (Video)

Last night on BronxTalk, host Gary Axlebank gave community leaders a chance to respond to the Department of City Planning and Housing Preservation and Development representatives who appeared on last week’s show looking at ‘The Jerome-Cromwell Study’. Monday’s show featured discussion surrounding community engagement, union […]

Councilman Andy King

CM KING BRINGS CONSTITUENT SERVICES DIRECTLY TO NYCHA RESIDENTS

BRONX — In order to better serve his constituents beyond the hours of 9-5, New York City Council Member Andy King and his staff will be hosting “Constituent Services Night” every other week at a different NYCHA housing development in […]

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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEW PERSONNEL PICKS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced five appointments to his administration. These appointments bring additional talent to the administration and will build on the Governor’s bold agenda. “These men and women bring substantial knowledge and expertise to their new roles […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Government
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SENATE PASSES BILL EXPEDITING INVESTIGATIONS OF MISSING CHILDREN

Measure Would Facilitate CPS Record Release to Law Enforcement When Needed (Albany,  NY) On Monday, the New York State Senate gave final passage to legislation that would expedite access to critical information in missing child cases. The bill (S3520A), sponsored […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Crime, Government, News