Politics

The Presidential Executive Order; What is it?

The Presidential Executive Order; What is it?

Can a President “write law” when it is the job of The Congress? According to Wikipedia, Executive orders are made to help agencies of the Executive Branch of Government, manage their operations. Executive orders generally deal with internal affairs of […]

by · November 24, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
LGBTQ Pride Flag

NYC LGBT Political Clubs meet to discuss agendas for 2015 and 2016

On Wednesday November 19, 2014, the leaders and members from the major New York City LGBT political clubs met jointly at the LGBT Center in Manhattan to discuss the results of the 2014 election, issues and strategies for the 2015 […]

Matt Osborn, RONXITE, casting his first vote Novenber, 2014

A Bronxite’s First Vote: Matt Osborn

On November 4, 2014 Matt Osborn, a young Bronxite, cast his first vote as a person who just turned 18 years of age. This was a great milestone for a person whose roots are in the Bronx, who takes a […]

Republican Chaos or Representative Democracy?

Republican Chaos or Representative Democracy?

Chaos abounds!  Or does it? Wow!. Aren’t u surprised New York!?. We are a Democratic City in a Republican State Majority! Almost a microcosm mirror image of America today, when looking at the National level. We are Republican and Democrat […]

by · November 10, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
Map showing states that went Blue or Red in Senate races on Election Day

Election Day: Red Electeds, Blue Issues.

After pondering the results from Tuesday both here in New York State and nationwide I feel that it is a mixed bag. On Wednesday I felt down as I often do when elections do not go as I had hoped. […]

by · November 9, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
The Pelham Grand

Pelham Grand: Good Vibes

On November 6, 2014 the Community Advisory Council for the Pelham Grand met at the Pelham Grand. Agency staff, community members and residents were present and there was full and open participation by all. The community was represented by Board […]

Wait ’til Next Year: Why the Democrats Are Poised to Recover in 2016

Wait ’til Next Year: Why the Democrats Are Poised to Recover in 2016

Post By Columnist Richard Brodsky The results were brutal, but expected and not out of line with other second-term midterm elections. That being said, there are a few silver linings that bode well for Dems and progressives. Republicans Won’t Like […]

by · November 6, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
Judge John Barone. Senator Jeffrey Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj celebrating their victories

Incumbents Romp To Victory: Two New Assembly Members

The 2014 election is now history at least in The Bronx. All incumbent members of Congress who represent parts of The Bronx were re-elected.  Those re-elected include Congressmen Charles Rangel, Congressman Eliot Engel, Congressman Jose Serrano and Congressman Joseph Crowley. […]

by · November 5, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Politics
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
Today is Election Day: Multiple Parties; Confused, Bothered and Bewildered?

Today is Election Day: Multiple Parties; Confused, Bothered and Bewildered?

As you vote and look at the many possible political parties and candidates for everything from Governor to local races to judgeships it can be very confusing.Very!! These are just some of the parties which are on the ballot: Democratic, Republican, […]

by · November 4, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
The NYS CAPITOL BUILDING, ALBANY,

Election Day is November 4: NY State Assembly

On Tuesday we will be voting for the most basic and local representative to our NYS government: our New York State Assembly Members. Each one provides direct services to his or her constituency. Each one votes in Albany for legislation […]

by · November 2, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
The NYS CAPITOL BUILDING, ALBANY,

Election Day is November 4: Our State Senate Choices

This coming Tuesday, November 4 New yorkers will be electing members to the new York State Senate and to the New York State Assembly. The New York State Assembly is poised to remain under the control of the Democrats. The […]

by · November 1, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Politics
The United States Capitol

Election Day is November 4: Congressional Races

The Congressional Incumbents representing The Bronx have nominal opposition. Congressman Eliot Engel has no opposition. All four of our members in Congress have proven records when it comes to serving the needs of their constituents and of The Bronx. Each […]

by · October 31, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Politics
Here I am voting circa 1975. I have voted in every primary and Genersl election since 1964 when I turned 21. I hope all residents vote in every election

Election Day is November 4: Our State-Wide Races

Next Tuesday we will be electing or re-electing the Governor, Comptroller and Attorney General of New York. Each office is crucial for us, our fellow residents and for the well being of our great state. Each office holder has his […]

by · October 30, 2014 · Editorials, Politics
NYC ELECTRONIC VOTE SCANNER Machine

Election Day is November 4: Make Sure Your Voice is Heard

Election Day is less than one week away. The date is next TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th. It is important that all registered voters VOTE. We have three statewide elections. These will determine our leadership for the next four years. Who we […]

by · October 29, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Politics