11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Leads Community in Raising Awareness and Funding for Sarcoma Research

Sarcomas are cancers that attack bone and soft tissue in arms or legs. Approximately 12,000 people a year in the U.S. are diagnosed with sarcoma. The aggressive cancer is more common in children. What is unique about this cancer is […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Daily Help Wanted 7/17

Bronx Chronicle Daily Help Wanted 7/17

–Curated from  Craigslist and Idealist.org–           Director of UPK (Bronx, NY) Cardinal McCloskey Community Service Jul 17Orthopedic Physician Assistant RPA-C (Bronx) healthcare Jul 16Family Nurse Practioner (BRONX) healthcare Jul 16Admin for Distribution Center (Bronx) admin/office Jul 16SECURITY GUARDS FOR IMMEDIATE HIRE!!!!! (New Rochelle) security Jul 16Driver […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Department of Probation Holds Bronx Community Garden Service Day

Department of Probation Holds Bronx Community Garden Service Day

Yesterday, the Department of Probation held its annual Bronx Community Garden Service Day Event, a partnership between staff, family and clients to beautify local neighborhoods. They were joined by local Council Member Vanessa Gibson. “I am a firm believer in […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Uncategorized
Autism Awareness Charity Basketball Fundraiser Later This Month

Autism Awareness Charity Basketball Fundraiser Later This Month

Family, Friends and Community; you are cordially invited to the Annual Autism Awareness Charity Basketball Fundraiser. EF Sports Inc. along with the Bharati Dance Academy and JG Elite Consulting Group Inc. invites you to an amazing night filled with talent […]

Manhattan College Launches Energy Conservation Project On Campus

In collaboration with H2O Applied Technologies, Manhattan College in Riverdale launched a large-scale water and energy conservation project this spring expected to save an estimated $652,000 per year in utility costs and reduce electricity use for the institution by nearly 2 […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Uncategorized
‘Paid Sick Leave Day’ On Wednesday Brings Awareness to More Than One Million Workers About New Earned Sick Leave Rights

‘Paid Sick Leave Day’ On Wednesday Brings Awareness to More Than One Million Workers About New Earned Sick Leave Rights

Nearly 1,500 volunteers, City Council members, and other elected officials canvassed New York City’s major subway stations on Wednesday to tell more than one million covered employees to get ready for July 30, the first day earned paid sick leave […]

by · July 17, 2014 · Local News, Politics

President’s Meets With the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Regarding Immigration Reform

Yesterday, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building about ideas for actions to improve our immigration system. The President reaffirmed that he is focused on […]

5 Hour Cease Fire Agreement In Israel

5 Hour Cease Fire Agreement In Israel

With a humanitarian crisis exploding in Gaza during day 9 of the conflict that has taken the lives of over 200 Palestinians, largely civilians, Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire that began earlier today to enable food and […]

by · July 17, 2014 · World News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: July 17, 2014

Bronx Stadium Garden Photo by Nilka Martell

by · July 17, 2014 · Photos

Bruce Ackerman On America’s Failed Long Term Foreign Policy

Eminent scholar Bruce Ackerman penned a piece in Huffington Post yesterday entitled “America’s Tragic Turn in Germany and Japan”, in which he outlines post-WW2 strategy by the US in building and maintaining positive relations in those critical nations who had […]

by · July 16, 2014 · News, World News

Israel Leaflets Northeast Gaza Urging Evacuation

Increased attacks have lead Israel to urge citizens in the areas of Gaza they are shelling to leave for their own safety. As reported by Renee Lewis of Al Jazeera, “Earlier Wednesday, the Israeli army dropped leaflets and issued prerecorded […]

by · July 16, 2014 · Uncategorized, World News
South Bronx Firefighter is FDNY’s Calendar of Heroes’s First Female Star

South Bronx Firefighter is FDNY’s Calendar of Heroes’s First Female Star

Danae Mines of the South Bronx’s Engine Co. 60 will be the first woman to be featured in the Official FDNY 2015 Calendar of Heroes,  now on sale at www.FDNYFoundation.org Mills told the Daily News yesterday about her long road to her […]

by · July 16, 2014 · Local News
Senator Klein Announces Funding Grant for New Women’s Wellness Program at Riverdale Senior Services

Senator Klein Announces Funding Grant for New Women’s Wellness Program at Riverdale Senior Services

On Monday, Senator Jeff Klein announced a $100,000 grant he secured for Riverdale Senior Services that will go towards a newly created Women’s Wellness program open to women across the Bronx. The initial funding has been used to refurbish the […]

by · July 16, 2014 · Uncategorized

To Protect Net Neutrality, Schumer, Gillibrand Call To Reclassify Broadband As A Utility

As the comment period comes to a close for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposed rulemaking on its Open Internet order, Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, along with eleven Senate Democrats, are calling on the Commission to reclassify the […]

by · July 16, 2014 · Domestic News

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding

Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $3.6 million to support education and job-training programs that help low-income workers find employment in sectors with significant demand for skilled labor, including grants to the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation as well […]

by · July 16, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized