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Editorial: D.A. Robert Johnson Pulls A Fast One

Earlier this month, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson secured the designation of three political parties for re-election. But in a late Friday afternoon news dump, Mr. Johnson announced that he had asked Bronx County Democratic Chairman Marcos Crespo to support […]

by · September 24, 2015 · Editorials, Politics
Transgender symbols used to identify Intersex and transgender people frequently consist of modified gender symbols combining elements from both the male and female symbols. One version, originating from a drawing by Holly Boswell in 1993, depicts a circle with an arrow projecting from the top-right, as per the male symbol, and a cross projecting from the bottom, as per the female symbol, with an additional struck arrow (combining the female cross and male arrow) projecting from the top-left.

Gender and Sexual Identity: To be a Woman or to be a Man

Soon after Caitlin Jenner transitioned to female, The New York Times published a thought provoking column by Elinor Burkett called What Makes a Woman. Ms. Burkett has brought to the forefront many issues regarding what makes a person male or female […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Editorials, LGBT Issues, Women
Vester Flanagan's image was captured by the mortally wounded WDBJ photographer Adam Ward.

Editorial: Help Them Before They Kill, Again

Help Violent Mentally Ill People Before They Kill, Again  Before the terrifying on-air murders of TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward by their former WDBJ-TV colleague Vester Flanagan aka Bryce Williams, I wrote an op-ed column (“Help them before they […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Editorials, Special Sections
Preparing for a safe, successful school year

Preparing for a safe, successful school year

Although it’s only mid-July, the start of a new school year is almost here. The Bronx Chronicle believes it’s important for parents to prepare their children for the challenges ahead. To that end, we have compiled a list of things […]

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers of the Bronx!

The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes John Burnett

The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes John Burnett

In 2013, when John Burnett, a financial services executive, decided to step into citywide politics as the Republican candidate for New York City Comptroller, I was immediately impressed by him and believed he was the best qualified person to run […]

by · March 29, 2015 · Announcements, Editorials
Indian Point and New York’s Energy Future

Indian Point and New York’s Energy Future

Last summer, the State Department of Environmental Conservation held public hearing on its proposal to shut down the Indian Point nuclear power plant (located in Buchanan, NY), for up to three months a year to protect fish in the Hudson […]

by · March 22, 2015 · Editorials
J.C. Polanco, Esq., MBA

Polanco Politics — America Needs Bibi Netanyahu

Bibi Netanyahu: America’s Friend In The Middle East Nothing gets ultra-left Democrats more excited that an imaginary disrespect of the President Obama’s powers over made up protocol. Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the Congress. As Speaker of […]

Our Security is Safe for Now: Homeland Security Funding Passes

Our Security is Safe for Now: Homeland Security Funding Passes

After a seven week stalemate, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $40 billion homeland security funding bill on Tuesday, despite a major fight surrounding it. Those against the bill were angry that it did not contain immigration provisions that […]

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

Netanyahu Declares US-Israel Alliance Strong

In a speech before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference this morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the US-Israel relationship remains strong despite controversy over his speech to the US Congress on Tuesday. Netanyahu said […]

Financial Focus: Tax Season 2014

Financial Focus: Tax Season 2014

By Anthony C Rivieccio, MBA,PFA Taxpayers and tax professionals looking for certainty in the federal tax laws were generally disappointed in 2014. The year began with expectations high that Congress would finally take up tax reform and simplification. As the […]

How Boehner’s Invite to Netanyahu is Undermining Our President

How Boehner’s Invite to Netanyahu is Undermining Our President

Earlier this month we saw a breach of traditional protocol when House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to lawmakers without notifying the White House. While the Obama administration responded that it found the invitation “interesting”, White […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Editorials, Politics, World News
I Took the Plunge with the Bronx Polar Bears

I Took the Plunge with the Bronx Polar Bears

What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than by taking a frigid dip in icy water as loved ones look on in disbelief. Every year the Bronx Polar Bears along with BronxNet, BronxWorks, and the Coney Island Polar Bears take […]

by · February 22, 2015 · Editorials, Local Events, Photos

WYSK: Senator Klein and the IDC Have Seen The Light

Senator Klein and the IDC Have Seen the Light! You should know that on February 10, 2015 the Albany Times Union’s Capitol Confidential reporter Matthew Hamilton published an article titled “IDC proposes banning outside incomes for legislators.” In this article, Mr. Hamilton […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Editorials, Politics
Retired state legislators, ‘Legislator Emeritus’ vanity plates

Retired state legislators, ‘Legislator Emeritus’ vanity plates

You’d think that in today’s sour political climate that the New York’s retired state legislators would be wary of sporting vanity car license plates. Well, that didn’t deter one from having Haile Rivera, a reader of The Bronx Chronicle tweet […]

by · February 11, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Editorials