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By BOB KAPPSTATTER  As the city gets back on its feet from the pandemic, Governor Kathy Hochul, Mayor Eric Adams, business, labor, and civic leaders are calling on Bronxites and other New Yorkers to show their love for it.  They […]

by · March 23, 2023 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News
TONIGHT: Community Vigil for George Floyd: One Year Later…What’s Next?

TONIGHT: Community Vigil for George Floyd: One Year Later…What’s Next?

Tuesday, May 25th marks the unfortunate 1 year anniversary of the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in a horrific act of brutality, a stain within our law enforcement system. His passing is a constant reminder […]

Pandemic Notebook At The Park And Dentist

Pandemic Notebook At The Park And Dentist

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The numbers are indicating there is a decline of the bad news we have been accustomed to hearing the last eight weeks during this pandemic. That  optimism has seen more take to the streets and […]

by · May 12, 2020 · Local News

‘Homes Guarantee’ Forum Next Saturday 2/22

Join the Bronx Progressives, NYC Democratic Socialists of America, Bronx congressional candidate (NY-15) Samelys Lopez and Bits and Bites Cafe for a #HomesGuarantee forum this Saturday, Feb 22nd from 2-4 pm. We will have experts on tenants rights, homelessness and […]

Courtesy: #Julio4CD15

Personal Finance Community Assembly Tonight, 2/18

Tonight is congressional candidate (NY-15) Julio Pabon’s second community forum. This one focuses on personal finance. Pabon says his campaign is focused on economic fairness and development. “We need to start going beyond just talk,” he tweeted recently. The community […]

Tree Work Hub (NYC Parks)

De Blasio, Heastie Announce City to Stop Issuing Sidewalk Violations for Damage Caused by Street Trees

NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Heastie announced today the City will no longer issue violations to homeowners for sidewalk damage caused by City trees. The City will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the Trees & Sidewalks program to […]

by · September 10, 2019 · Local News, News
Pelham Parkway down to two lanes as reconstruction of the Parkway between Eastchester and Williamsbridge Roads.

Pelham Parkway Construction Update

 At the intersection of Pelham Parkway North and Williamsbridge Road metal plates have been placed in the northbound Williamsbridge Road lanes, allowing for better movement of traffic.  Pelham Parkway however remains under construction between Eastchester Road and Williamsbridge Road. The parkway […]

by · August 22, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Councilman Mark Gjonaj chats with State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, and Congresswoman Ocasio Cortez. Phot: Bob Press

Throgs Neck Little League Season Opens

By Robert Press Saturday afternoon under bright sunshine and a temperature close to seventy degrees as the Throgs Neck Little League baseball season began. Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. told the  young ballplayers and their parents about his childhood when […]

by · April 8, 2019 · Local News, Sports
Worker's work to clear Sedgwick Avenue after a large tree came down during a heavy rainstorm.--Photo by Steve Bobkner


Heavy rain and strong winds was the cause of several accidents reported across the borough, on Friday, December 21. At just after 6 a.m., officials were called to 3874 Sedgwick Avenue at Stevenson Place, for a fallen tree across the roadway. No injuries […]

by · January 3, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Nearly 200 firefighters battled to halt the spread of the blaze on Hull Avenue on November 20.--Photo by Toby Norwood

Fire Destroys 3 Homes Before the Holidays in Norwood

Fire Destroys 3 Homes Before the Holidays in Norwood by David Greene Instead of preparing for the celebration of the upcoming holidays, residents of three homes on Hull Avenue are looking for a place to stay and are now picking […]

by · December 4, 2018 · Local News, News
Family members hold the new street sign unveiled naming the intersection of East Mosholu Parkway South and Perry Avenue "Mary Vallati Place."--Photo by David Greene

Street Renaming Honors Neighborhood Matriarch

Street Renaming Honors Neighborhood Matriarch by David Greene A large crowd turned out on a rainy day to remember and honor a tireless community activist, Mary Vallati, who passed away a year earlier, from pneumonia, on September 13, at the […]

by · November 18, 2018 · Local News, News
Volunteers from Friends of Mosholu Parkway held their 4th Annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground.--Photo by David Greene

Fall Festival Held at Kossuth Playground

Fall Festival Held at Kossuth Playground by David Greene Children of all ages enjoyed an afternoon of fun activities during the 4th Annual Fall Festival, hosted by Friends of Mosholu Parkway on Saturday, October 6. Youngsters enjoyed free face-painting, music […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Local News, News
Amanda Septimo

Bronx Chronicle Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly (AD 84)

In the 84th Assembly District, The Bronx Chronicle endorses 27-year-old challenger Amanda Septimo, a former top aide to Rep. Jose Serrano, against 24-year incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo. While both women hold similar position on the issues, Septimo has the […]

Police officials in New York and California confirm 2 bodies have washed up along Trump golf courses in the last month.--Photo by David Greene

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park by David Greene The “badly decomposed” body of a man washed up along the rocks near the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point Park, after reportedly being found […]

by · August 4, 2018 · Local News, News
Fallen headstones and headstones ready to fall as the West Farms Soldier Cemetery has been neglected for years.--Photo by David Greene

Rendering Honors for Forgotten Soldiers in West Farms Square

Rendering Honors for Forgotten Soldiers in West Farms Square by David Greene Memorial day came and went and little honor or attention was paid to the 40 soldiers buried in the 200 year-old West Farms Soldier Cemetery, at East 180 […]

by · June 13, 2018 · History, Local News, News, Veterans