Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: Feb 23, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 23, 2014 · Photos

Bronx Councilwoman Pushes Cuomo To Call Election To Fill Open Bronx Seats

City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson has spoken out in the past day on the current status of no election scheduled to fill two Assembly seats in the Bronx, one of which Gibson held until December.  As the legislative session started last […]

by · February 22, 2014 · Local News
Shot(s?) Fired Last Night At Burger Bar in Throgs Neck

Shot(s?) Fired Last Night At Burger Bar in Throgs Neck

  We don’t have details beyond this yet, but apparently a gun made its way into Burger Bar early this morning, where at least one shot was fired at approximately 3:40  a.m., according to the 45th Precinct Community Affairs department. […]

by · February 22, 2014 · Uncategorized

New 39 Year Old Italian PM Sworn In

Matteo Renzi, the 39 year old Mayor of Florence, will make history Saturday morning as Italy’s youngest Prime Minister, and has no national experience .  He will be tasked with tackling the problem at 13% national unemployment and a whopping 40% […]

by · February 22, 2014 · World News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: Feb 22, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · February 22, 2014 · Photos
Bronx Parks Speak Up – Tomorrow – Saturday, February 22, 2014

Bronx Parks Speak Up – Tomorrow – Saturday, February 22, 2014

Just a friendly reminder – tomorrow is the 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up conference. This year’s theme “Bronx Parks: A 20/20 Vision”. Come on out and celebrate the progress of our parks and find out ways to get involved! […]

by · February 21, 2014 · Bulletin Board

If You Love The Bronx Chronicle, We Need Your Help!

We here at the Bronx Chronicle love providing you with interesting and important news, photos, videos, poems, and speeches.  While you can check in with us anytime, we know you want to know about the most important stories as they […]

by · February 21, 2014 · Bulletin Board

“Tonight Show” Takes on the Hashtag

#thisishilarious #yesi’mnotgoingtowriteinsentences #that’sthejoke #justwatch #dropsmic #i’llstopnow For a more mature take on the way social media is making the kids talk in the darndest way, check out this PBS Frontline documentary that aired earlier this week entitled “Generation:Like”.  And if […]

by · February 21, 2014 · Domestic News, Humor
Borough President Diaz Gives Post-Speech Interview on NY1–Watch Here

Borough President Diaz Gives Post-Speech Interview on NY1–Watch Here

Ruben Diaz Jr., hours after his State of the Borough address, gave this interview with Errol Lewis on NY1, and talked about transportation, including expanded Metro North and ferry service, among other topics.

by · February 21, 2014 · Local News, News

President Obama meets with Dalai Lama Today To China’s Dismay

The President just met with His Holiness The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Buddhism on earth, a belief system with almost 400 million adherents world wide.  The meeting has been public but not well publicized, as China has publicly […]

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

First Lady Promotes Kids Drinking Water in NYC Trip

In addition to stops at national talk shows taped in the city, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of regularly drinking water to school children at the New Museum in downtown Manhattan on Thursday.

by · February 21, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News

Gang Banger Convicted in 2010 Hate Assault

The following was released by the Bronx DA regarding the high profile conviction of Idelfonso Mendez, who assaulted an individual in 2010 in what has been widely considered a hate crime due to Mendez’s perception of the sexual orientation of the victim. […]

by · February 21, 2014 · Local News, News

Democratic District Meeting

by · February 21, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

1906 posed photograph of Ota Benga, Author unknown. There are some unread books still on my book shelves, and whenever I have time, I randomly choose one. Non-fiction works are my choice as I rather fill my mind with facts […]

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

Examining the DEC’s plans to exterminate Mute Swans in NYC

(Photo c/o Steve Slaylon) The Mute Swan is a living picture of beauty with its long elegant necks and snow white plumage. It is often considered a symbol of fertility and love but to the New York State Department of […]