BP Diaz Announces $9 Million Capital Funding Allocated Throughout Borough

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office has provided more than $9 million in capital funding to worthy Bronx organizations as part of his FY2015 capital budget allocations. “This critical funding helps keep our cultural institutions […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Local News

Participatory Budgeting Forums In 15th Council District

Check to see if you live in the 15th District here.

by · July 18, 2014 · Bulletin Board
The Newshour Examines What Happened To Malaysian Air 777

The Newshour Examines What Happened To Malaysian Air 777

PBS Newshour anchor Gwen Ifill talks to former intelligence official Charles Duelfer and Jim Hall, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, about potential geo-political reverberations and what will help investigators piece together what happened to Malaysian Air 777, with […]

by · July 18, 2014 · World News

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014 begins next week, offering New Yorkers and visitors four weeks of dining deals at more than 300 top New York City restaurants from July 21 through August 15, Mondays through Fridays, with Saturdays excluded and Sundays […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Bronx Chamber of Commerce Family Day at Split Rock Golf Course Next Weekend

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce & the American Golf Association Family DayChamber Members Wristbands: $5 Kids            $10 Adults Nonmembers: $5 Kids $20 Adults Mini Golf Tournament at 3PM at Turtle Cove -winners to be presented trophies at Split Rock Carnival Games Face painting […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Lecture Saturday Afternoon At the Bronx County Historical Society

ALEXANDER HAMILTON AND THE CREATION OF THE UNITED STATES Saturday, July 19,2014,  01:00pm – 03:00pm Ed Schneider, former educator for The Bronx County Historical Society, will share his research and knowledge about Alexander Hamilton, one of our nation s founding fathers and […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Koppell Misses Campaign Finance Disclosure Filing

Senator Jeff Klein’s spokeswoman Candice Giove released this statement yesterday regarding the Senator’s opponent Oliver Koppell’s failure to file a financial disclosure form this week required of all candidates raising funds: “Senator Klein’s challenger, a former New York State Attorney […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Local News

De Blasio Administration Taps New Advisory Board to Help Develop New York City’s Next Wave of Community Schools

Yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio kicked off the planning process for a slate of new Community Schools, by establishing an advisory board of leaders from across the city, including East Bronx Academy for the Future Principal Sarah Scrogin, who will help […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Local News

Senate Committee Approves $622 Million For U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs

Yesterday, as Gaza militants continued to launch a heavy barrage of rockets at Israel,Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Mark Kirk (R-IL) announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee has appropriated approximately $621.6 million for […]

by · July 18, 2014 · World News

A.G. Schneiderman Proposes Bill To Blunt The Effect Of Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision In New York

Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Yonkers Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins announced that they would propose legislation in Albany that would help to shield New York women from the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. That […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Comptroller’s Audit Shows Emergency Contractors Bilked City’s Dept. of Homeless Services Follwing Hurricane Sandy

 The New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) could not show auditors it had adequate safeguards in place to oversee contractors hired to provide emergency shelter and other services following Hurricane Sandy. As a result, DHS improperly paid contractors for […]

by · July 18, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 18, 2014

Sharon De La Cruz’s Ruby Bridges installation Photo by Nilka Martell

by · July 18, 2014 · Photos
WANTED: Numerous incidents of forcible touching

WANTED: Numerous incidents of forcible touching

The above is a sketch, supplied by a witness, resembles a suspect sought for numerous incidents of Forcible Touching.  He is described as a Black male, 30 years of age, 6’0″ and 180 lbs. The first incident occurred on February […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Breast Cancer Screening at 2136 Bartow Avenue on 7/22/14

Breast Cancer Screening at 2136 Bartow Avenue on 7/22/14

by · July 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Bosnia Relief Fund

Bosnia Relief Fund

On Saturday, July 12,2014, The Albanian American Open Hand Association had more than 19 community volunteers meet to pack over 500 lbs of clothes into boxes to be shipped to Bosnia where people lost all their belongings due to horrendous flooding. […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Local News, Photos