“Stomp Out Litter” Public Service Announcement Back In City Cabs And On Dept. of Sanitation Trucks

New York City’s dynamic STOMP OUT LITTER anti-litter public awareness campaign featuring the cast of STOMP in a vibrant public service announcement encouraging New Yorkers to keep their city clean, can be seen again in New York City cabs and […]

by · June 7, 2014 · Local News

MTA Issues Spanish-Language MetroCard Advertising Campaign

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has issued, for the first time, a Spanish-language advertising campaign on MetroCards. A print run of 250,000 MetroCards in Spanish was purchased by the immigration law firm Youman, Madeo & Fasano LLP. The print campaign […]

by · June 7, 2014 · Local News

A.G. Schneiderman’s Office Wins National Award For Legal Excellence

In recognition of legal excellence in advocacy before the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today presented the Office of New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman with its “Best Brief Award” for the current […]

by · June 7, 2014 · Uncategorized

Alhambra in Concert TODAY

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Bronx Library Center, Auditorium (Map and directions) Alhambra was founded in 1981 by Dr. Isabelle Ganz to transcribe, record, and perform the vast treasures of Sephardic music which have been preserved by the descendants of […]

by · June 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Statement Regarding Wage Protections

On Friday, the de Blasio administration asked a state court to take steps that would allow the implementation of the City’s prevailing wage law (Local Law 27 of 2012) to provide wage protections to building service workers in buildings that […]

by · June 7, 2014 · Local News

Yesterday’s Local Sports Scores

American League Yesterday, 8:10 PM Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri New York Yankees (31-29) Kansas City Royals (29-32) 4 – 2 Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Yankees 0 1 3 […]

by · June 7, 2014 · Sports

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: June 7, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · June 7, 2014 · Photos

Bike Smart

Bike Smart! With the arrival of warmer weather, more New Yorkers will be using their bicycles for commuting, exercising, and recreation. To ensure a safe bicycling experience, it is imperative to “bike smart.” The Department of Transportation has published a […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Uncategorized

Old School Game Day! June 14th

by · June 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Yesterday’s Local Sports Scores

American League Yesterday, 1:05 PM Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York Oakland Athletics (37-23) New York Yankees (30-29) 1 – 2 Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Athletics 1 0 0 0 0 0 […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Sports
Jacobi ER Head And City Island Resident Wins Prestigious City Govt Award

Jacobi ER Head And City Island Resident Wins Prestigious City Govt Award

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) announced earlier this week that for the fifth year in a row, an HHC employee has been honored with the Sloan Public Service Award, considered the Nobel Prize of City government.  This […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Uncategorized

Match Day: First Children Accepted To City’s New Full-Day Pre-K Programs

  A year and a half after he first put forward his plan for free, full-day pre-K for every child in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday the first wave of acceptances to the City’s expanded pre-K […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Local News

New York State Acting Commissioner of Health Declares Influenza No Longer Prevalent In the State

On Thursday, New York State Acting Commissioner of Health Howard A. Zucker, M.D., J.D., declared that influenza is no longer prevalent in New York State. This declaration means that New York State healthcare workers who are not vaccinated against influenza […]

State Labor Department Announces $12.7 Million Collected For Unpaid Workers

Former Bronx Assemblyman and current State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced yesterday that $12.7 million in back wages, interest and liquidated damages have been recovered for more than 14,000 workers in just the first four months of 2014 – […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Local News

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly 100k Jobs Available Now On Jobs Express

Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that more than 96,000 jobs are currently available and listed on the State’s Jobs Express website (www.jobs.ny.gov). The site sorts thousands of jobs by region and occupation, and also allows users to search jobs […]

by · June 6, 2014 · Local News