Sonido Costeno Trio In Concert Saturday At The Bronx Library Center

SONIDO COSTEÑO TRIO IN CONCERT Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Bronx Library Center, Auditorium (Map and directions) Sonido Costeño is a modern day New York City Latin band. Their   creative fusion of Latin music with other world music is  […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Local News

Public Advocate Letitia James Calls For Outfitting NYPD Officers With Video Cameras

The Public Advocate of New York, Letiticia James, has called for the city’s police officers with video camera like the one pictured to the left as a means of increasing accountability in the department. “As technology advances and becomes more accessible, […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Local News

Tonight’s BronxTalk With Gary Axelbank To Focus On Police Brutality

In light of the Staten Island choking incident and other recent allegations of police brutality,  BronxTalk will take a close look at the NYPD on this evening’s program. Two Monroe College criminal justice professors will provide analysis of street videos, […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Local News

National Organization of Forensic Social Work Comes to Fordham

Over the weekend, social workers from around the country gathered at Fordham University for the annual National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) conference. The conference, which is cosponsored by Fordham’sBe the Evidence International (BTEI) and NOFSW, explored “21st Century Forensic Practice: […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Slow Walking Speed and Memory Complaints Can Predict Dementia

 A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints. People who tested […]

by · July 28, 2014 · Domestic News
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 28, 2014

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 28, 2014

Orchard Beach – Photo by Kathleen Canzoniero

by · July 28, 2014 · Photos

President Applauds Congress Regarding Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act

“I applaud Members of Congress for passing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.  Last year, in response to a “We the People” petition from consumers across our country, my Administration called for allowing Americans to use their phones […]

by · July 27, 2014 · Domestic News
Guidance for Schools Issued on How to Keep Parents Better Informed on the Data They Collect on Students

Guidance for Schools Issued on How to Keep Parents Better Informed on the Data They Collect on Students

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Education announced new guidance for schools and districts on how to keep parents and students better informed about what student data is collected and how it is used. In the guidance issued by the Department’s Privacy Technical […]

by · July 27, 2014 · Domestic News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 27, 2014

Castle Hill Park Photo by Nilka Martell

by · July 27, 2014 · Photos
Hillary Clinton Visits Bronx Children’s Museum

Hillary Clinton Visits Bronx Children’s Museum

  “During brief remarks after a series of song and dance performances, Clinton, a potential 2016 presidential contender, told the kids to believe in themselves and ask for help to pursue their dreams. “Dream big. Not only this program, but […]

by · July 26, 2014 · Local News
How Can Central American Countries Stop Kids From Migrating?

How Can Central American Countries Stop Kids From Migrating?

On last night’s Newshour, Hari Sreenivasan talks to Anita Isaacs of Haverford College to better understand the violence, instability and lack of economic opportunity that is driving children in Central America to flee.

by · July 26, 2014 · World News

Vacca Develops Digital Literacy Initiative To Increase Web Access

 As part of the recently approved City Council budget, Council Member James Vacca has secured and allocated over $350,000 towards technology initiatives in his district and throughout the Bronx.  He has also recently put forward a bill to increase WiFi […]

by · July 26, 2014 · Local News
Check Out HutchMetro Center’s New LA Fitness Finally Open

Check Out HutchMetro Center’s New LA Fitness Finally Open

LA Fitness, located in the Hutch Metro Center where the future Marriot long-term stay hotel will soon open, has finally opened its door for business. The place has gotten rave reviews from many locals who have been waiting for months […]

by · July 26, 2014 · Local News
‘Small Business First’ Initiative to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Bronx Small Businesses

‘Small Business First’ Initiative to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Bronx Small Businesses

On Friday, the de Blasio Administration announced Small Business First, a new initiative led by the Mayor’s Office of Operations and the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), in coordination with multiple City agencies, to improve the regulatory climate in […]

by · July 26, 2014 · Business, Local News

Buildings & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York Endorses Senator Jeff Klein

The Buildings & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York endorsed state Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) for reelection to the 34th State Senate District on Friday. “During his time in the State Legislature Senator Klein has been a strong advocate […]

by · July 26, 2014 · Local News