A Performance Reading of James McBride’s The Color of Water Saturday At the Bronx Library Center

From the Novel by James McBride The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to his White Mother Adapted and directed by David Houston. A 70-minute performance reading by Debbie Starker and David Houston. Saturday, June 28, 2014, 2:30 p.m […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Entertainment, Local News

Learn More About NYC’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

by · June 26, 2014 · Local News

Yesterday’s Daily News Wrap from PBS Newshour

by · June 26, 2014 · World News

NY Senator Gillibrand Introduces Legislation To Provide Nutritious Meals For More Children Over The Summer

On Wednesday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the Summer Meals Act, which would enhance the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program. The legislation would help improve nutrition and enhance learning in underserved areas by better integrating summer education and […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

A.G. Schneiderman Releases Consumer Alert On Five Common Phone Scams Targeting Senior Citizens

On Wednesday, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued a consumer alert on five common telephone scams targeting senior citizens. These common scams, identified by complaints and other evidence collected by the Attorney General’s Office, typically spike during the summer months. […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Uncategorized

Mayor de Blasio, 1199SEIU, NYSNA Announce Tenative Contract Agreements

On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the City of New York has reached tentative contract agreements with 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East (1199SEIU) and the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). The pattern of the two tentative […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Yesterday’s Local Scores

2014 FIFA World Cup™ Group F Nigeria 2 Full-time Argentina 3 Video highlights and timeline   Group F Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 Full-time Iran 1 Video highlights and timeline   Group E Honduras 0 Full-time Switzerland 3 Video highlights and […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 26, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 26, 2014 · Photos

Joint Statements from Governor Cuomo and Senator Klein Regarding The Future Of The State Senate

Albany, NY (June 25, 2014) Senator Jeffrey D. Klein said, “The Independent Democratic Conference has served as a strong, stabilizing, sensible force for governing in New York State for four years. Under a first-of-its kind bipartisan, coalition government the IDC ushered […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Local News

Motion To Renew Lawsuit Against FreshDirect Regarding Bronx Move Denied

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and FreshDirect CEO Jason Ackerman issued the following statement today upon learning that the motion to renew a previously dismissed lawsuit designed to stop FreshDirect’s relocation to The Bronx has been denied by the […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Math And Soccer Merge At Manhattan College

Inspired by World Cup research, mathematics majors at Riverdale’s Manhattan College are applying mathematical techniques to measure the teamwork on the women’s soccer team. Jasper soccer players Alexandra Iovine ’14 and Janie Schlauder ’14 are using their mathematical prowess to […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Local News, Sports

BP’s LGBTQ Pride Month Celebration Tonight

by · June 25, 2014 · Local News
Funding Secured To Keep Small Schools Athletic League Playing

Funding Secured To Keep Small Schools Athletic League Playing

City Councilman Andy King (pictured speaking above) held a rally this week in celebration of the inclusion of $825,000 in the Fiscal Year 2015 budget allowing the Small Schools Athletic League to o   Continue to bring high school sports to […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Local News

Yesterday’s Sports Scores

2014 FIFA World Cup™ Group D Costa Rica 0 Full-time England 0 Video highlights and timeline Group D Italy 0 Full-time Uruguay 1 Video highlights and timeline Group C Greece 2 Full-time Côte d’Ivoire 1 Video highlights and timeline Group […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Sports

NYS Department Of Labor Releases Unemployment Stats For May; Bronx County Worst Again

On Tuesday, the New York State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for May 2014.  Bronx County had the worst rate in the state at 10.6%, the only county with a double digit percentage.   (Queens County, […]

by · June 25, 2014 · Local News