2-alarm building fire on Matthews Avenue

A 2-alarm fire broke out on the 6th Floor of a Matthews Ave. building on Friday A woman trapped in the blaze was rescued successfully via ladder.  The woman says she is doing OK. Two minor injuries have been reported. […]

by · March 8, 2014 · Local News, News

RIP Carmen Berra

Photo c/o New York Mets Carmen Berra, wife of MLB legend Yogi Berra, passed away today at the age of 85. The Berra’s were married 65 years. Photo c/o New York Yankees  

by · March 7, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Monroe set lineup for upcoming nationals

There will be 630 athletes from seventy-four teams coming from fourteen states to compete in this weekend’s 2014 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships at the Armory on 168th Street in Manhattan.  Monroe College is the host of the […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Sports

“BIRTH OF THE BRONX” Free Public Lecture Public · By The Bronx County Historical Society

Saturday, March 29, 2014 BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez will present an illustrated show on the early history of The Bronx to its achieving county status, making it the last in New York State. This event corresponds with the 2014 Bronx […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Senator Gustavo Rivera Speaks Out Against GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino

Sen. Gustavo Rivera released this statement yesterday: “Rob Astorino has some explaining to do. Today, he was in the Bronx asking for votes, when only a few short years ago he insulted Bronx residents, negatively stereotyping us as “not people […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Local News

Dalai Lama Prays At US Senate

The Dalai Lama, world spiritual leader of Buddhism and traditional leader of the state of Tibet, opened the US Senate session yesterday with a prayer.  He spoke both in English and Tibetan, making a political statement by asserting the language […]

by · March 7, 2014 · World News

Envy Track Registration

by · March 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Senator Gustavo Rivera’s Legal Workshops

by · March 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board

141st Commemoration of the Abolition of Slavery in Puerto Rico

by · March 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Alzheimer Deaths Underreported

Alzheimer’s Disease accounts for more deaths than accounted for, according to a new study, because the official cause of death is often listed as other conditions or sickness the deceased has at the time of death. The PBS Newshour interviews […]

President Meets With Influential Youtube Creators To Learn About Social Media

President Meets With Influential Youtube Creators To Learn About Social Media

Last week, President Barack Obama and senior administration officials sat down with some of the most popular content creators on YouTube to talk about the issues that they care the most about, including access to quality, affordable health care. This group […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Domestic News

New Poll Has Mayor De Blasio With High Favorability, Lower Job Approval

Photo via Twitter @BilldeBlasio A poll that came out Thursday from The Wall Street Journal-NBC 4 New York-Marist  shows New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio with a a nearly 60 percent favorability rating but a 39 percent job approval rating […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Local News

Mayor De Blasio And Cardinal Dolan Visit Wakefield Catholic School

  Mayor De Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan  toured a pre-K classroom at the Catherine Corry Academy at the Saint Francis of Assisi School in Wakefield on Thursday, where the Mayor spoke about a continued push to provide more prekindergarten […]

by · March 7, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 7, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 7, 2014 · Photos

PALS sheltering domestic violence victims and their pets

Photo c/o Urban Resource Institute Just in time for Women’s History Month, the ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced that they will award a grant of $75,000 to The Urban Resource Institute (URI) for […]