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Mosholu Parkway or Coney Island?

Mosholu Parkway or Coney Island?

From The Desk of NWBxDems Mosholu Parkway or Coney Island? by Anthony Rivieccio During the Spring of 2015, Councilman Andrew Cohen announced a town hall meeting that was sponsored by two community organizations: Friends of Mosholu Parkland (FOMP) and the […]

by · June 27, 2015 · Op Ed, Parks, Politics
Wright: ‘Indeed, I Am a Candidate for Congress’

Wright: ‘Indeed, I Am a Candidate for Congress’

With his simple statement, “I am indeed, a candidate for Congress,” Harlem Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright kicked off his long anticipated bid to succeed the retiring Lion of Harlem, Rep. Charles B. Rangel. The venue for the campaign announcement […]

by · June 6, 2015 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics

Harlem Assemblyman Wright To Announce For Congress Today

Joined by family, friends and respected clergy, New York State Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright will announce his candidacy for New York’s 13thCongressional seat. Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright will be joined by former New York State Governor David A. Paterson. Notable […]

by · June 6, 2015 · News, Politics
The Bedford Park Revolution

The Bedford Park Revolution

From The Desk of the NWBxDems “The Bedford Park Revolution” by  Anthony Rivieccio Prior to 1990, Bedford Park was located in the northwest section of the Bronx with a population that was 75 percent Caucasian. It was also 100 percent […]

by · May 31, 2015 · Op Ed, Politics
Bronx DA Johnson Indicts Former Assembly Candidate Hector Ramirez

Bronx DA Johnson Indicts Former Assembly Candidate Hector Ramirez

    On Tuesday, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson arrested former Assembly candidate Hector Ramirez along with another individual, Ana Cuevas. They were arraigned, entered pleas of not guilty, and were released on personal recognizance bonds of $25,000 and $10,000, […]

State Comptroller may run against Cuomo for governor | New York Post

State Comptroller may run against Cuomo for governor | New York Post

The NY Post’s Fred Dicker reports that Democratic activists say state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli may run for governor in 2018 at the urging of progressives, regardless of whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo seeks a third term. Progressives and labor leaders are […]

by · May 20, 2015 · News, Politics
Preet Bharara’s Malocchio

Preet Bharara’s Malocchio

Preet’s Malocchio to the Three Men In A Room Preet Bharara’s war against Albany corruption continues with the arrest of Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam. The oft-maligned “three men in a room” is beginning to look […]

Photo Op-Ed: Punish The Hooker-Pols, Real Estate Johns Walk

Photo Op-Ed: Punish The Hooker-Pols, Real Estate Johns Walk

Punish The Hooker-Pols, Real Estate Johns Walk Photo Illustration Credit: Gary Tilzer @unitednyblogs   The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author do not necessarily represent those of The Bronx Chronicle, its staff, or contributors.

The State of Money in Politics Forum, NYU Law School, May 7

The State of Money in Politics Forum, NYU Law School, May 7

The Brennan Center for Justice presents: The State of Money in Politics A conversation with book authors Jeff Clements and Zephyr Teachout  and FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub Thursday, May 7, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Registration and […]

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Political Round Up: Skelos, Gjonaj, Obama

NYS Senate Majority Leader, Son Arrested On Monday, State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, 67, and his son, Adam, 32, were arrested on charges that they extorted those with business before New York State to make payments to Adam Skelos, […]

What You Should Know: Place Your Bets On Jeff Klein

What You Should Know: Place Your Bets On Jeff Klein

Place Your Bets on Jeff Klein by Rev. Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr. You should know that with all of the recent news that New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is expected to be arrested this week, there is […]

Political Round Up  — Cuomo, Klein, Serrano, Diaz

Political Round Up — Cuomo, Klein, Serrano, Diaz

Governor Cuomo is in New York City today after attending the Kings County Democrats shindig last night. * * *  Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed Councilman Vinnie Gentile’s campaign for Congress NY-11 (Bklyn/SI) on Thursday, a week after suggesting he would stay […]

by · May 1, 2015 · Government, Politics
Bronx Political Round-Up — Bronx Pols Land on Power 100 List

Bronx Political Round-Up — Bronx Pols Land on Power 100 List

Governor’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic Blueprint Improves HIV Testing, Prevents the Spread of Disease, and Provides Better Treatment On Wednesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo received the final “Blueprint to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in New York State 2020.” The Blueprint supports the […]

Analysis: Governor Cuomo’s Trade Mission to Cuba

Analysis: Governor Cuomo’s Trade Mission to Cuba

Shortly after President Barack Obama announced plans to normalize relations with Cuba and to rescind the island nation’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to lead a New York State Trade Mission there. On […]

Cuomo Concludes Cuba Mission With Tour of Port Mariel

Cuomo Concludes Cuba Mission With Tour of Port Mariel

Governor Cuomo is in Cuba this morning and returns to New York City this late this afternoon. This morning, Governor Cuomo and members of the NYS Trade Mission travel to and tour the Port of Mariel. Americans will remember Port […]

by · April 21, 2015 · Government, News, Politics, World News