Brodsky On “Putin, Ukraine and Syria: Russia’s Carrots and Sticks”

Former New York State Assemblyman and Senior Fellow at Demos Richard Brosky has written an excellent piece for Huffington Post on the motivations of Vlad Putin.  Check it out here: To many in the West, Vladimir Putin seems mysterious, as […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Editorials, Op Ed, World News

An Editorial On Assemblyman Jose Rivera’s Inappropriate Sexual Comments On Video

I am a grandfather and love spending time with my granddaughter.  After seeing the news about the videos that Assemblyman Jose Rivera has taken where he can be seen ogling underage girls and saying sexual things to these individuals,  I […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Editorials
Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

1906 posed photograph of Ota Benga, Author unknown. There are some unread books still on my book shelves, and whenever I have time, I randomly choose one. Non-fiction works are my choice as I rather fill my mind with facts […]

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

(Photo c/o Steve Slaylon) The Mute Swan is a living picture of beauty with its long elegant necks and snow white plumage. It is often considered a symbol of fertility and love but to the New York State Department of […]

Mindblowing Wordless Video Editorial On Food

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and anyone who knows me knows that I constantly use the phrase a video is worth a thousand pictures.  Simply put, I have no words.  Just watch for a few seconds, […]

by · February 17, 2014 · Editorials

The Bronx General Post Office Reimagined As A Chelsea Market / Eataly Hybrid With A Bronx Twist?

Written by Ed García Conde Landmark For Sale Last year in February we first broke the story that the United States Postal Service planned on selling the Bronx General Post Office. Subsequently the story was immediately picked up by the […]

by · February 6, 2014 · Editorials, Local News
Should horses be off NYC streets? Looking at all sides of the issue.

Should horses be off NYC streets? Looking at all sides of the issue.

“It’s over,” said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference last month. Since before his inauguration, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been a part of a scandal between animal rights groups and carriage […]

The Bronx should not be an afterthought when it comes to preparing for the next disaster

During Hurricane Sandy that occurred in late October 2012, many thought that the Bronx was fortunate that it was not as devastated as the other four boroughs were, particularly those communities along the Atlantic Ocean. Likewise, when we see the […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Editorials

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Melissa Mark-Viverito to be New York City’s next City Council Speaker.

As we all know the position for New York City Council Speaker is to be filled this Wensday , January 8th. Of the candidates who have actively campaigned for the post, the management of The Bronx Chronicle under the leadership […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Editorials, Local News

Does Government Create Jobs

On November 1, 2013, Andrew R Thomas Associate Professor of Marketing and International Business at the University of Akron in the Great State of Ohio has in 13 short paragraphs taken apart the tea party’s mantra that government does not […]

by · November 4, 2013 · Editorials