State Assembly Delays Aspects Of Common Core

State Assembly Delays Aspects Of Common Core

Since reporting on the myths of the Common Core yesterday in the Chronicle, the state’s legislature has acted on the plan, putting off the implementation of certain parts of the program, giving parents, teachers and administrators time to have further […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
Congressman Crowley Announces Plan for National Retirement Savings Account For Every American At Birth

Congressman Crowley Announces Plan for National Retirement Savings Account For Every American At Birth

  Tom Messina (l), Congressman Joe Crowley (r.) At a meeting in Van Nest last night, Congressman Joe Crowley representative Tommy Messina unveiled to Bronx residents the Congressman’s new plan to create a national savings account program for every American […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

McDonalds Blames Wage Campaigns For Potential Profit Loss

McDonald’s is projecting that it may lose some profits in the near future as patrons are realizing its wrong for fast food chains to not offer a living wage to its workers, according to a filing the company made with […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Business, Domestic News, World News
Assemblyman Carl Heastie Moves Office Down The Street

Assemblyman Carl Heastie Moves Office Down The Street

  Assemblyman Carl Heastie has moved his district office down the street  from 1351 East Gun Hill Road  to 1446, located at the corner of Fenton Avenue.  The new office is located in the old Abaxas Realty, which has moved across […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 6, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 6, 2014 · Photos

VACCA TO CHAIR FIRST TECH COMMITTEE BUDGET HEARING

 Tomorrow, the City Council’s Committee on Technology – chaired by Council Member James Vacca – will hold a joint budget hearing with the Committee on Land Use. Among the topics discussed at the hearing will be the budgets of 311 […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo to host Free Mammogram Screenings

by · March 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Andy King Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 110th Birthday With Young Constituents

Councilman Andy King Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 110th Birthday With Young Constituents

Council Member Andy King, celebrated the 110th birthday of  beloved author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, with children in the Unity Afterschool program and kindergarten classes from PS 87 in North Baychester. Council Member King encouraged the youngsters […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News

Republican Westchester County Exec Rob Astorino To Challenge Cuomo For Governor

Governor Cuomo will have a big name Republican challenger, Robert Astorino, who is the county executive of our neighbor to the north. Here’s his announcement, released today. Rob Astorino , 46, was worked in media in addition to his political resume, […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News

Examining The Common Core

The Common Core, a set of standardized curriculum being implemented in states across the nation including New York, has been praised and panned by experts and novices on the issues, from parents and teachers to elected officials and school leaders. […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Senator Upset About Lack of Intelligence Prior To Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Photo c/o Penni Gladstone/The SF Chronicle. With the Russia occupying neighbor Ukraine, US officials are upset that intelligence did not enable them to act sooner.

by · March 5, 2014 · Domestic News, World News
Assemblyman Sepulveda Potential Negotiator In Charter School War

Assemblyman Sepulveda Potential Negotiator In Charter School War

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (l) and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda(2nd from right) join Governor Andrew Cuomo (c) at an Albany rally for charter schools. Mayor Bill De Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke at different rallies in Albany yesterday, but  we know […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News

First Definitive Biography Out About Former Van Nest Resident and Black Panthers Founder Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael, a founder of the Black Panthers and former resident of Van Nest in his youth, has finally been chronicled in a new biography by scholar Peniel Joseph.  The first definitive biography on his life, one can learn more about […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News
Bronx Culture Trolley Tonight

Bronx Culture Trolley Tonight

The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm for other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley ride and admission to participating venues along its route are free. The Bronx Culture Trolley vehicle is wheelchair accessible. Directions: Hostos Community College is […]

by · March 5, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: March 5, 2014

Photo by Michael Yagoda

by · March 5, 2014 · Photos