Israel Lugo-Jorge Wins Veterans Honor

Israel Lugo-Jorge Wins Veterans Honor

West Bronx resident Israel Lugo-Jorge was honored earlier this week, along with fellow Bronxites Cedric Smith and Bronx Chronicle Publisher Sal Conforto, in Albany, being inducted into the State Senate’s Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Lugo-Jorge was born in Puerto Rico, […]

by · May 22, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
Cedric Smith Honored In NYS Senate Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

Cedric Smith Honored In NYS Senate Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

Joining Bronx Chronicle Publisher Sal Conforto among the statewide honorees yesterday, fellow Bronxite Cedric V. Smith was also inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall Of Fame.  He was nominated by Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. At one time […]

by · May 22, 2014 · Local News
BomBarBecue

BomBarBecue

The 6th Annual “BomBarBecue” will be held on Sunday, May 25 at the lawn of the Andrew Freedman Home (1125 Grand Concourse) beginning at noon.

by · May 21, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Army Veteran, Bronx Community Activist and Bronx Chronicle Head Sal Conforto honored at New York State Veteran’s Hall of Fame

Army Veteran, Bronx Community Activist and Bronx Chronicle Head Sal Conforto honored at New York State Veteran’s Hall of Fame

Army veteran, local community activist and our own editor-in-chief here at the Chronicle Sal Conforto was inducted by Senator Jeff Klein into the New York State Veteran’s Hall of Fame. Along with 57 other inductees, Sal is now representing the […]

by · May 21, 2014 · Features
THE MOONLIGHT BALL

THE MOONLIGHT BALL

Over 360 guests celebrated the evening at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum’s ‘Moonlight Ball’ centennial style. It was an evening to remember as Co-chairs Cynthia Brown, Ann Auwarter, and Lynn Byrne created an event that was sparkling from start to finish. […]

by · May 21, 2014 · Local News

Memo To Be Disclosed Outlining Legal Justification For Drone Strike Killing American Citizen Terrorist

A memo will be made public later today that is reported to outline a legal justification for drone strikes that killed a terrorist who was an American citizen As reported today on Al Jazeera English, “An official told Al Jazeera […]

by · May 21, 2014 · World News

Governor Cuomo Launches Business Mentor NY Online Platform to Support and Grow Small Businesses

Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new online platform for Business Mentor NY, the State’s first, large-scale, hands-on mentoring program designed to help entrepreneurs and small businesses across New York State grow their businesses. The platform – www.businessmentor.ny.gov – […]

by · May 21, 2014 · Local News, News

Senator Klein, Councilman Torres, And NY AG Schneiderman All Combating “Zombie Property” Problem

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman launched a statewide effort on Monday to encourage the State legislature to pass the Abandoned Property Neighborhood Relief Act he proposed earlier this year.  As part of the effort, Councilman Ritchie Torres announced that he […]

by · May 21, 2014 · Local News
Councilman Torres Speaks At NYS Young Democrats Convention In Yonkers

Councilman Torres Speaks At NYS Young Democrats Convention In Yonkers

by · May 21, 2014 · Local News

Senator Diaz Calls Out NY Times, Weighs In On Abramson Firing Scandal

In his most recent “You Should Know” post on his Senate website, Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. has weighed in on the treatment of fired editor Jill Abramson by the brass at the New York Times and he does not mince […]

by · May 21, 2014 · Local News, News

Resume Writing Job Search Workshop In City Island TODAY

Today from 10-12 and next Wednesday from 10-12, the City Island Library (Map and directions) will host a resume writing workshop.  

by · May 21, 2014 · Local News

Yesterday’s Local Sports Scores

Stanley Cup Playoffs Monday, May 19, 8:00 PM Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec New York Rangers (2-0-0)   Montreal Canadiens (0-2-0) 3 – 1 Final 1 2 3 Total Rangers 2 1 0   3 Canadiens 1 0 0 1 Recap – Box […]

by · May 21, 2014 · Sports, Uncategorized

Rock Climbing Competition To Promote CLIF Bars

Two of the world’s top professional rock climbers and Team CLIF Bar athletes Chris Sharma and Yuji Hirayama will host the first-ever CLIF® Bar sponsored climbing competition in Tokyo, Japan. To coincide with the climbing event, Clif Bar & Company owner […]

by · May 21, 2014 · World News

Donnie Baseball’s Stache Is Back!

I don’t know about you, but I miss Donnie Baseball.  Oh, he’s still around, out managing a team in California, but that’s Don Mattingly.  “Donnie Baseball” had a stache and pinstripes and an era around .300 but generally a bit […]

by · May 20, 2014 · Uncategorized

Mayor de Blasio Announces ‘Jobs for New Yorkers’

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the 30 members of ‘Jobs for New Yorkers’ that will develop real-time strategies to strengthen the city’s workforce and help workers develop the skills needed to secure good paying jobs in fast-growing careers. The […]

by · May 20, 2014 · Uncategorized