DON’T TAKE CHANCES: CON EDISON REMINDS CUSTOMERS TO REPORT GAS ODORS

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid2750936553001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAA3ijeYFE~,Zup9nhRYBuFFr8Z-9kLPJSBGhSEU-NSo&bctid=3339576469001 NEW YORK – Con Edison crews remain at the site of this week’s buildings explosion and collapse in East Harlem seeking to restore gas and electric service to other impacted buildings, while also working with federal, state and local […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Uncategorized
City Council Bill To Compel 10¢ Charge For Disposable Grocery Bags

City Council Bill To Compel 10¢ Charge For Disposable Grocery Bags

A bill sponsored by Council Members Brad Lander (D-Brooklyn), and Margaret Chin (D- Manhattan) will be introduced today that would charge New Yorkers 10 cents per grocery bag, a bill that forces the cost on the consumer unless they choose […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Local News
“Expanding Views: the Art of Daniel Hauben”

“Expanding Views: the Art of Daniel Hauben”

(Bronx Vortex, 2009) If you haven’t visited the Andrew Freedman Home 1125 Grand Concourse, here’s another reason to visit,  “Expanding Views: the Art of Daniel Hauben” is currently on display. 

by · March 25, 2014 · Uncategorized

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
Council Member Vacca Calls for More Cops to be Hired In Meeting With Commish Bratton

Council Member Vacca Calls for More Cops to be Hired In Meeting With Commish Bratton

On March 21st, Council Member James Vacca took the New York Police Department to task for what he called “serious manpower shortages.” During a City Council Public Safety Committee budget hearing, Vacca questioned Commissioner William Bratton regarding the staffing levels […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Local News
Italian American Educators Annual Dinner Dance In Throggs Neck

Italian American Educators Annual Dinner Dance In Throggs Neck

FIAME, the Forum of Italian-American Educators, will hold its annual awards dinner dance on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Villa Barone Manor in Throggs Neck.  An Italian Continental menu will be served, including a deluxe cocktail hour that will begin at […]

by · March 25, 2014 · Local News

4th Annual St. Raymond Parish Art Show

Yesterday the Saint Raymond Parish held their 4th annual art show at the Elementary School gymnasium. Artist’s featured were students from all three schools, Saint Raymond Elementary, Saint Raymond Academy for Girls, and Saint Raymond High School for Boys.

by · March 25, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 25, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 25, 2014 · Photos
Councilman Torres Successfully Pushed FEMA To Replace Broken Brooklyn Boilers

Councilman Torres Successfully Pushed FEMA To Replace Broken Brooklyn Boilers

The Federal Emergency Management Agency agreed this weekend to pay $100 million for new boilers at dozens of public housing developments damaged by Superstorm Sandy after Councilman Ritchie Torres, chair of the Council’s comittee on public housing, held a Public […]

by · March 24, 2014 · Local News
Chronicle Exclusive: Community Leaders Meet With Allerton Coops, Parkside Houses Residents Saturday

Chronicle Exclusive: Community Leaders Meet With Allerton Coops, Parkside Houses Residents Saturday

“If we do nothing, nothing will change,” said Council Member Ritchie Torres speaking to constituents at a community meeting on Saturday afternoon at the Senior Center at Parkside Houses in Allerton.   ” You have to be part of the solution…We […]

by · March 24, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
Borough President Presents “Bronx Fathers Taking Action”

Borough President Presents “Bronx Fathers Taking Action”

by · March 24, 2014 · Local News
8 Dead In Massive Mudslide North Of Seattle

8 Dead In Massive Mudslide North Of Seattle

A mudslide over the weekend has lead to the death of at least 8 people in Snohomish County, Washington.  Several dozen homes in the community north of Seattle were buried under the mud.  Authorities have searched through the night in […]

by · March 24, 2014 · Domestic News, Uncategorized
Ukranian Easter Egg Workshop Saturday At Bartow Pell

Ukranian Easter Egg Workshop Saturday At Bartow Pell

On Saturday, March 29, The Bartow Pell Mansion will be host a workshop on “Pysank Egg Coloring” from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Patricipants can create your their unique Ukrainian Easter eggs using a “wax-resist technique” taught by local artist Kim Piotrowski. The […]

by · March 24, 2014 · Uncategorized

Major Fire Destroys Business Strip In Mount Hope

A 3 alarm fire began Sunday morning at Fino’s Clothing Store, located at the corner of Walton Avenue and E. Burnside Avenue, near the 4 train stop. The fire quickly spread to the 99 Cent store next door. ABC News reported […]

by · March 24, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 24, 2014

  Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 24, 2014 · Photos