Op Ed

Why Love a Puppy but Kill a Chick? – From the Desk of Lewis H. Goldstein

Why Love a Puppy but Kill a Chick? – From the Desk of Lewis H. Goldstein

It is going to be 1.5 years since I became vegan. I have been vegetarian for eight years. I urge all to consider becoming vegan or at least vegetarian. There are three reasons I gave up eating meat and then […]

by · September 15, 2014 · Animal Issues, Op Ed
A Bronxite’s 9/11 Story

A Bronxite’s 9/11 Story

Where were you? What were you doing? This is a question I hear and see every year during this day and it is, especially, asked on social media. I have noticed over the past years that this question is popular […]

by · September 11, 2014 · Op Ed, Uncategorized

From The Desk of Lewis H. Goldstein – September 10, 2014

FROM THE DESK OF LEWIS H. GOLDSTEIN: First I would like to thank Sal Conforto for giving me this opportunity to write for an extraordinary journalistic endeavor. It is my intent to write stories of human and animal rights, community […]

by · September 11, 2014 · Op Ed, Special Sections
There He Stands: Vito Marcantonio Remembered

There He Stands: Vito Marcantonio Remembered

Guest Piece written by Morgan Powell The occasion of a major American progressive’s memorial on Saturday, August 9 compelled me to visit some places that remain from his times.  Come walk with me.  We’ll also recognize others buried within Woodlawn […]

by · August 19, 2014 · History, Op Ed, Politics

Senator Diaz On Teacher Tenure

” I will say that the best and most secure way for anyone to get and to keep job security is to do your work professionally, to be honest, don’t be corrupt, and of course, to not act like a sex […]

by · July 15, 2014 · Op Ed, Uncategorized

Not Bergdahl – the VA!

By Jeremy Warneke Four days ago, my best friend from high school asked me for my opinion on recently released Private First Class Bowe Bergdahl. I didn’t really have one. My response: “Do we know how he got captured in […]

by · June 5, 2014 · Op Ed

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
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 […]

An Open Letter on Prison Education and The Bronx

This recent Facebook status of Fordham University professor and long time outspoken community activist Prof. Mark Naison highlights what has become the theme of the recent transition in city government in our fair city, the tale of two cities, of […]

by · February 18, 2014 · Local News, News, Op Ed, Special Sections
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 […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Bronx Chronicle remembers Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Bronx Chronicle would like us all to remember the history and lasting legacy of the man and legend that was Martin Luther King, Jr. Across the nation today, millions of Americans are taking time out to reflect on the […]

by · January 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed

NYC Carriage Horse Trade Another Perspective

  Carriage Horse with harness sores. Untreated and still working. Written by  Sal Conforto,  Publisher Into the rancor created by both sides of the carriage horse issue in NYC I would like to add my opinion. Let’s suppose in an […]

by · January 18, 2014 · Op Ed, Uncategorized
The Bronx Chronicle offers condolences to the family of 49 pct. Det. Di Pierro

The Bronx Chronicle offers condolences to the family of 49 pct. Det. Di Pierro

The management and staff of the Bronx Chronicle expresses it’s sincere condolences to the Di Pierro family on the passing of Mr. Frank Di Pierro. Mr Frank Di Pierro is the father of Det. Di Pierro of the 49 pct. community […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed, Uncategorized

New zoning guidelines needed for Zero Lot Allowance building

Dear Editor, With a New Year and Mayor in place, I am hoping one of the resolutions to be made is to change the zoning guidelines for zero lot allowance building aka lot line to lot line building. While this […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Op Ed