“I did not kill Meredith”, Knox pleads in email to Italian court

BY CRISTIANO CORVINO FLORENCE, Italy Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:52am EST Amanda Knox looks on before speaking on NBC News’ ”Today” show in New York September 20, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/BRENDAN MCDERMID (Reuters) – U.S. student Amanda Knox pleaded her innocence in […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News, World News

Seasons Greetings…

From Friends of Pelham Bay Park. Make sure to visit their site often as they always have great events planned. http://www.pelhambaypark.org/category/events/

by · December 17, 2013 · Bulletin Board

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

This year, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrated its 131st year of service in the Bronx. Formed in 1882, St. Paul’s first church building was located on 150th Street and Robbins Avenue (present-day Westchester Avenue). In 1898, their second building, […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Local News, News

Snowden makes case for Brazil asylum, offers help

SAO PAULO Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:30am EST Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden’s new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscow August 1, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/MAXIM SHEMETOV (Reuters) – Former National Security […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News, World News

U.S. judge says phone surveillance program likely unlawful

BY DAVID INGRAM AND MARK HOSENBALL WASHINGTON Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:18pm EST A National Security Agency (NSA) data gathering facility is seen in Bluffdale, about 25 miles (40 km) south of Salt Lake City, Utah, December 16, 2013. Jim Urquhart/ […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News

Last words revealed in Arizona blaze that killed 19 firefighters

BY DAVID SCHWARTZ PHOENIX Mon Dec 16, 2013 7:08pm EST San Diego firefighter Robert Bunsoldat takes a picture of each of the Prescott Fire Department’s Granite Mountain Hotshots team from a banner that circles the entrance to their memorial in Prescott […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News

Wildfire destroys homes along California’s scenic coast at Big Sur

BY LAILA KEARNEY Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:47pm EST A firefighting crew walks past burning trees in Big Sur, California, December 16, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/MICHAEL FIALA (Reuters) – A wildfire that erupted in a scenic stretch of California’s central coastline […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News
Christmas Smiles For a Special School

Christmas Smiles For a Special School

As we turn a new leaf into the new year, and were in the spirit of the holiday’s, it is at this time that I am able to reflect on an amazing day at P.S.811X.The Sons of Italy, Uguaglianza lodge #83 and […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

News from Bronx Community Board #10

NEWS FROM BRONX COMMUNITY BOARD #10 Contact Bronx Community Board #10 at 718-892-1161 Bronx Community Board #10 recently completed the budgetary cycle of meetings for the FY 2015 Budget. Among the activities centering on this process, was a Public Hearing, […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News

P.S. 31 Castle on the Concourse

P.S. 31, located on the 425 Grand Concourse between E. 144th St and East 146th St to Walton Ave, has been ordered to be demolished by the Department of Buildings. Being found structurally unsound, and a public safety hazard as […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Uncategorized

Notify NYC – Notification

Notification issued 12/16/13 at 6:00 PM:  The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) today issued a Travel Advisory for Tuesday, 12/17. The National Weather Service has forecast 2 to 4 inches of snow accumulation. Snow is expected to begin […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

This is a shout-out to the entire Bronx! Your events coordinator, Annie Boller, would like to hear from you. If you have any local community events that you would like listed on The Bronx Chronicle, please send it in to […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Bulletin Board
Zumba for Bronx Shelter Pets

Zumba for Bronx Shelter Pets

Rachel Mazza and Adrienne Hanley Kenny held a zumba fundraiser to benefit NYC’s Top Dog, Inc., the only animal rescue shelter in the Bronx.  Rachel Mazza is President of the Throggs Neck Girls Softball League and Adrienne Hanley Kenny is […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News, Uncategorized

Westchester Square Civic Association 1st Annual Holiday Dinner

The Westchester Square Civic Association hosted its 1st Annual Holiday Dinner on Saturday, December 14, 2013.  Despite the snowfall and cold weather, dozens of folks gathered for the festivities.

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

Press Release – Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Paris Elections & Bronx Stereotypes

“The tired, ancient stereotypes about the Bronx continue to unfairly cloud the minds of people as far away as Paris, France. We in the Bronx have had enough. “Crime has steadily dropped in the Bronx. Last year, the Bronx had […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, Uncategorized