Bronx Tops State Unemployment Numbers Again

Bronx Tops State Unemployment Numbers Again

The Bronx is yet again the only county in the state with double digit unemployment numbers.  Brooklyn is at 8.3%, which is very high, the second highest in the state, but at a whopping 10.8%, up from 10.6% the prior […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Local News

Senator Klein: Colbert Fan!

“Stephen Colbert is New York, and New York is Stephen Colbert. His show represents the savvy, smarts and good humor of our great city, and I’m delighted we were able to keep him and his fantastic team right here where […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Local News
You Gotta See This…

You Gotta See This…

Simply put, enjoy this video of Bronx celebrity Baron Ambrosia’s very bohemian, very wet, very illegal water cave party in, we’re guessing, because the location is very undisclosed, Pelham Bay Park.  (Update: We hear it wasn’t the Bronx? But maybe […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Features, Local News

NYCLASS to Lobby City Council Members on the Steps of City Hall Tomorrow

Media Advisory: NYCLASS to Lobby City Council Members on the Steps of City Hall Tomorrow Posted by Nyclass on July 23, 2014 · Flag What: Council Members arriving at City Hall tomorrow will be greeted by NYCLASS supporters lobbying for the […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board

Late Show With Stephen Colbert To Remain In New York Next Year

On Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation, announced that the LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT will remain in New York and will continue broadcasting from the historic Ed Sullivan […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Local News
The Social Event Of The Season

The Social Event Of The Season

It was a rainy evening, but the who’s who of the Bronx and beyond came out to the Marina del Rey on Wednesday night for an evening of revelry for the Bronx Democratic County Committee’s annual big ticket gala event […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Local News
White House Call With Governors Nationwide On The Border Situation

White House Call With Governors Nationwide On The Border Situation

On Tuesday afternoon, White House and Senior Administration officials held a call with governors from across the country to discuss the Administration’s comprehensive response to the humanitarian situation at the border. The Administration stated they are focused on addressing the immediate […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Domestic News, World News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 24, 2014

Tennis courts at Mill Pond Park Photo by Nilka Martell

by · July 24, 2014 · Photos
Council Member Cohen to Bring a Skate Park to Norwood’s Williamsbridge Oval

Council Member Cohen to Bring a Skate Park to Norwood’s Williamsbridge Oval

Council Member Andrew Cohen announced today that he will be using $750,000 of capital funds for the construction of a skate park in the Norwood section of The Bronx. “This project has been a request of Community Board 7 and […]

by · July 23, 2014 · Local News
Public Advocate Letitia James Announces Report On Improving Voting Access for The Disabled

Public Advocate Letitia James Announces Report On Improving Voting Access for The Disabled

On Wednesday, Public Advocate Letitia James joined the Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY) to release a joint policy report entitled, “Improving Voting Access for New Yorkers with Disabilities”. The report outlines current voting site accessibility issues, […]

by · July 23, 2014 · Local News
Special event from the City Island Library

Special event from the City Island Library

by · July 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Have You Seen This Man? (Video)

Male wanted for rape at gunpoint 5:30am 7/20 E Tremont Ave and Meyers St. in the 45th Precinct.  Video below of the suspect has been release by the NYPD.   If you have any information, please contact 1-800-577-TIPS.

by · July 23, 2014 · Local News
East Bronx Waterfront – Public Engagement Meeting

East Bronx Waterfront – Public Engagement Meeting

by · July 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Commish: “The Department Has To Do Alot More In The Area Of Training.”

Commish: “The Department Has To Do Alot More In The Area Of Training.”

Commissioner William Bratton explains the initial focus will be regarding use of force. Video c/o The AP

by · July 23, 2014 · Local News
Bronx Council Members Take Leadership Role As City Reacts To Eric Garner Tragedy 

Bronx Council Members Take Leadership Role As City Reacts To Eric Garner Tragedy 

“We, the NYC Council’s Black, Latino & Asian Caucus and members of the NYS Black, Hispanic and Asian Caucus, stand united in calling on Mayor de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bratton and Staten Island District Attorney Donovan for a full and […]

by · July 23, 2014 · Local News