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Mei-Ling McNamara. Credit: Center for New York City Affairs

Feet in Two Worlds Announces New Managing Editor

Mei-Ling Mcnamara, Fi2W’s New Managing Editor The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School and the staff at Feet in Two worlds are thrilled to welcome Mei-Ling McNamara to the editorial team. Mei-Ling is Assistant Professor of […]

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, State Senator Jose Serrano Jr. and newly elected Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner at Bronx Democratic County Committee.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, October 18

Kids and families get copies of The Crossover and Surf’s Up signed by author Kwame Alexander. At Success Academy’s Robertson Center in Hudson Yards, Manhattan, on June 28, 2018.

Nation’s Educators Study Middle School Literacy

Free, Two-Day Literacy Convening Draws Teachers and Administrators from 10 States to Success Academy’s Robertson Center Educators from California, Connecticut, DC, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Tennessee and Wisconsin convened yesterday for a deep dive on middle school literacy […]

by · October 16, 2018 · Education News, News
Injured Firefighter in Pelham Bay

Injured Firefighter in Pelham Bay

By Rich Mancuso FDNY answered a 911 call and responded to a fire before 9pm Sunday night on the third floor of a building at 1656 Mayflower Avenue in Pelham Bay. Numerous units responded along with emergency personnel. A firefighter […]

by · October 15, 2018 · News
Protesters disrupt a press conference by local elected officials on the steps of the Bronx County Courthouse.--Photo by David Greene

Jail Protesters Shutdown Local Officials Protest of New Jail

Jail Protesters Shutdown Local Officials Protest of New Jail by David Greene In one of the more bizarre press conferences in recent memory, several local elected officials were shouted down and heckled by young protesters– despite both groups being against […]

by · October 14, 2018 · News
Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Launches Public Hearings and Family Complaint Hotline as Lead Crisis Continues As part of his ongoing investigation into the City’s response to lead poisoning in children citywide, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today the first in a series […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
A lone reef is placed at the foot of a memorial dedicated to Bronxites who were killed in the Twin Towers.--Photo by David Greene

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own by David Greene A damp and dreary day didn’t stop a crowd of 100, who gathered at Jacobi Hospital to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Residents and elected […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
A woman was assaulted and robbed of a shopping cart along Perry Avenue and Holt Place.--Photo by David Greene

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood by David Greene The NYPD is reporting one suspect is in custody and two others are sought for two recent, unrelated assault and robberies cases in the […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’ On Friday, September 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx County will co-host the borough’s annual ‘Day of Remembrance’ to commemorate the families, friends and […]

by · September 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
Where The Pols Are, September 13 — Primary Day edition

Where The Pols Are, September 13 — Primary Day edition

It’s Primary Day in the Bronx. Don’t forget to vote. 10:00 AM – The New York City Campaign Finance Board meets, Joseph A. O’Hare S.J. boardroom, 100 Church St., 12th floor, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – Amanda Septimo votes at P.S. 48 […]

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 […]

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

The state primaries are on Thursday, September 13th. On Thursday, Bronx voters will cast their ballots in the primary election contests for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, in addition to races for state Senate, Assembly and other political party […]

L’Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah

L’Shanah Tovah! Happy Rosh Hashanah

The Bronx Chronicle Wishes Our Readers a Sweet and Happy New Year In Celebration of Rosh Hashanah! L’Shanah Tovah!

by · September 11, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Religion
Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton

Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton

Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton by David Greene A few dozen demonstrators protesting a recent incident where one person was killed and four others were wounded outside of a local tavern, briefly scuffled with staff members of […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Crime, News
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Endorsement for September 13 Democratic Primary: State Sen. Jeff Klein

The Bronx Chronicle proudly and loudly endorses State Senator Jeff Klein in the upcoming Democratic primary election on September 13. Sen. Klein is an able, experienced and diligent state lawmaker. He is well-deserving of re-election as our representative in Albany. […]