Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: Feb 25, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 25, 2014 · Photos

Councilman Ritchie Torres Advocates for Sandy Relief At City Hall Steps This Morning

Representing the Bronx, along with Council Members Carlos Menchaca and Mark Treyger from Brooklyn, Councilman Ritchie Torres headlined a major rally this morning  at around 11 a.m. at the City Hall Steps , to  urge city officials to take immediate […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Local News, News
Weekend of Youth Celebrations in Northeast Bronx

Weekend of Youth Celebrations in Northeast Bronx

  Above, Council Member Andy King speaks at the Co-op City Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women’s 13th Annual Youth Conference. The Saturday event drew more than 250 youth and adults at the Co-op City Community Center. Below, Assemblyman Carl […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Monthly Meeting – Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 7PM

by · February 24, 2014 · Bulletin Board

NYPD Recruiting Event in Bronx Today

The Police Department is currently holding a recruiting event at the Bronx Deptartment of Labor, located at Fordham Place, the office building at 400 East Fordham Road, above the Sears/Best Buy.  Recruiters are available to speak with until 2:00PM and […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Pope Calls On Priests To Be Humble Servants

Pope Calls On Priests To Be Humble Servants

Video and photo c/o Vatican Youtube page.   As Al Jazeera reports, “During his homily in St. Peter’s Basilica, Francis told the cardinals to strive to “be saints.” To achieve that, he advised them to simply love those who are […]

by · February 24, 2014 · World News

US Leaders Weigh in On Capture of World’s Most Profitable Drug Lord

The capture of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman Loera, the alleged leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, by Mexican authorities has pleased US authorities, though the battle over the future of billionaire Mr. Guzman and his money in the US and Mexican justice […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Domestic News, World News

First Openly Gay Athlete In Major Male Pro Sports Takes Court

Collins last night in Brooklyn’s win over the Lakers. Photo c/o Getty Images. With the signing of Jason Collins to a 10 day contract by The Brooklyn Nets, the 35 year old center, who has not played for another team […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, Sports

Free Stargazing Program at Pel Bay Park This Saturday

On Saturday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m., the Urban Park Rangers will offer a free guide to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe at Pelham Bay Park. To join the fun, participants meet at […]

by · February 24, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: Feb 24, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 24, 2014 · Photos

Gun Hill Brewery draws winter weary patrons to celebrate the next chapter in Bronx-based breweries

When the last brewery in the Bronx closed down over 70 years ago, it took with it a piece of Bronx industry and history. That story is about to be rewritten now that the Gun Hill Brewery, headed by Kieran […]

by · February 23, 2014 · Business, Local News

The Bronx Beer Hall draws hundreds to the Bronx Craft Beer Day as part of NYC Beer Week

On Saturday, February 22, the Bronx Beer Hall hosted the first ever Bronx Craft Beer Day as part of the city’s Beer Week event. Drawing hundreds of people in this all day event, Bronxites took a break from the cold […]

by · February 23, 2014 · Business, Local News, News

Bronx Parks Speak Up Celebrates it’s 20th Annual Conference, Looks to Create a 20/20 Vision for Local Parks

On Saturday February 22nd, the Bronx Parks Speak Up Conference celebrated its 20th anniversary, and once again set out a bold agenda for addressing issues within the borough’s parks. The 20/20 Vision Plan, the theme of this year’s conference, brought […]

by · February 23, 2014 · Local News

Mexico captures top drug kingpin ‘Shorty’ Guzman

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/HENRY ROMERO It has been reported that Mexican authorities have captured their most wanted man, cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo (Shorty in Spanish)” Guzman, with help from US agencies. A long running leader of Mexico’s deadly Sinaloa cartel, he […]

by · February 23, 2014 · News, World News

Carbon Monoxide Leak at Long Island restaurant kills man and poisons 28

Photo: Steve Silverman, AP Legal Sea Foods at the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington Station suffered a fatal carbon monoxide leak, reportedly due to a faulty water heater flue pipe.  Carbon Monoxide had accumulated in the basement, poisoning restaurant manager […]

by · February 23, 2014 · Domestic News, News