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

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