Pope Excommunicates Mafiosi, Not In Communion With God

Pope Francis concluded his one-day trip to the southern Italian region of Calabria with strong words against the Calabrian mafia, calling it “adoration of evil and contempt for the common good,” according to Vatican Radio.“

by · June 22, 2014 · World News

3rd Annual Thwaites Place Block Party

Saturday,​ June 28th​ from 12 -​8​pm at ​Thwaites Place & Olinville Avenue Facepainting w/ Liz Crespo​ Music w/ DJ Johnny “Batman” Bounce House & Water Balloon Splash from 12-4 p.m. Go Inside a Real Garbage Truck w/ Dept. of Sanitation from […]

by · June 22, 2014 · Local News

Albanian Parade 2014

“Honarary Albanian” Jeff Panish joined Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and a huge contingent from the Bronx at yesterday’s Albanian Parade 2014 in Midtown. Photo c/o Jeff Panish via Facebook

by · June 22, 2014 · Local News

This Is The First Family Of New York City

Photo c/o The Office Of the Mayor

by · June 22, 2014 · Local News

Happy Summer!

by · June 22, 2014 · Uncategorized

New York State Makes History: Sends Clear Message to Criminals Benefiting from the Killing off of Elephants and Rhinos

The Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo, Natural Resources Defense Council, and The Humane Society of the United States praised the New York State Legislature Friday for passing landmark legislation that bans the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horn. […]

by · June 22, 2014 · Animal Issues

Yesterday’s Sports Scores

2014 FIFA World Cup™ Group F Argentina 1   Iran 0 Video highlights   Group G Germany 2   Ghana 2 Video highlights   Group F Nigeria 1   Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 Video highlights ___________________________________________________________________________ American League Yesterday, 1:05 […]

by · June 22, 2014 · Sports

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 22, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 22, 2014 · Photos

Bill Twomey, Bronx Historian, Remembered

I am sad to report that a dear good friend and hero of mine, Bill Twomey (2nd from left) has passed away. He was one of the first people to get me addicted to Bronx History and learning more about […]

Major Accident At Bruckner And Tremont Yesterday

A car fell 25 feet into the middle of the Bruckner Expressway as the late 26 year old driver smashed into the guard rail (shown above). Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 21, 2014 · Uncategorized

Macy’s To Donate Graduation Attire For Local Youth

Macy’s Inc. will be granting Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda’s request that the company help put some young local students in graduation clothes this month. “I am thrilled and grateful to announce that they have [agreed to make the donation],” said […]

by · June 21, 2014 · Uncategorized

Pelham Parkway Residents March For Peace Thursday

On Thursday afternoon, over 35 students, community leaders and local residents  braved the rain for the  Pelham Parkway Peace March, and marched up Bronxwood then down Mace Avenues, and up Williamsbridge Road to Pelham Parkway Houses where a shooting occurred 2 […]

by · June 21, 2014 · Local News

Our BP’s Magic Moment

“Growing up many ball players wanted to BE LIKE MIKE…I wanted to be like MAGIC!!” –Ruben Diaz Jr.

by · June 21, 2014 · Local News, Sports

 Statement from Governor Cuomo on Fitch Ratings’ Upgrade of New York Credit Rating to AA+

On Friday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued the following statement regarding Fitch Ratings’ upgrade of New York’s credit rating to AA+ with stable outlook, the best rating that Fitch has ever given New York. This action follows the upgrade on […]

by · June 21, 2014 · Local News

President’s Weekly Address: Bringing our Workplace Policies into the 21st Century

In this week’s address, the President previewed Monday’s first-ever White House Summit on Working Families. The day-long event will feature remarks by the President, the First Lady, the Vice President, and Dr. Jill Biden, as they participate in a national […]

by · June 21, 2014 · Domestic News, World News