New zoning guidelines needed for Zero Lot Allowance building

Dear Editor, With a New Year and Mayor in place, I am hoping one of the resolutions to be made is to change the zoning guidelines for zero lot allowance building aka lot line to lot line building. While this […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Op Ed

Important Notice – Unionport Bridge Eastbound, January 2014

Please see the attached Important Notice announcing closures of the eastbound Zerega Avenue entrance ramp and two eastbound lanes of the Unionport Bridge to replace the Southeast Warning Gate. This work is weather dependent and may be scheduled any single […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

China arrests seven for selling doctored lamb

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has held seven people in southern Guangdong province for injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, Health & Nutrition, World News

U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years in November as exports hit a record high and

by · January 7, 2014 · Business

Jihad Jane sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Colleen LaRose, known as “Jihad Jane” By John Shiffman PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday sentenced an American woman who called herself Jihad Jane to 10 years in prison – at least a decade less than […]

by · January 7, 2014 · World News

Janet Yellen confirmed to lead the U.S. Central Bank

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Janet Yellen, a key force behind the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented and controversial efforts to boost the U.S. economy, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, World News
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Pope Francis is set to name new Cardinals

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis is set to make the most important decisions of his young papacy in the next few weeks by naming new cardinals – the “princes of the Church” who will help him […]

by · January 7, 2014 · World News

A Message From NYC Office of Emergency Management for Jan. 6, 2014

Notification issued 1/6/14 at 8:30 PM. As temperatures are expected to drop well below freezing tonight & tomorrow, NYC OEM reminds all New Yorkers that prolonged exposure to extreme cold weather can be deadly. The NWS is forecasting bitterly cold […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

A Special Valentine for Dave Valentin

The world of music has been eternally blessed by the talent and genius of jazz flautist Dave Valentin. On March 3, 2012, Valentin was hospitalized after suffering a stroke during a performance at the Jazz Kitchen

by · January 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized

Affordable Housing in NYC – An Ongoing Crisis

Lunch with the League: Thursday January 9, 2014, 11AM – 2PM Affordable Housing in NYC – An Ongoing Crisis Everyone wants it. The question is how to get it. PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING LOCATION see below Featuring Guest Speaker RuthAnne […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Melissa Mark-Viverito to be New York City’s next City Council Speaker.

As we all know the position for New York City Council Speaker is to be filled this Wensday , January 8th. Of the candidates who have actively campaigned for the post, the management of The Bronx Chronicle under the leadership […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Editorials, Local News

New York City will suspend Alternate Side Parking Regulations citywide tomorrow, Monday, January 6, 2014

Annie Boller Reports: Notification issued 1/5/14 at 2:55 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, will suspend Alternate Side Parking Regulations citywide tomorrow, Monday, January 6, 2014, to facilitate snow removal. Payment […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

ALERT: Bronx Being Iced in by Freezing Rain

The Bronx along with the New York metropolitan area is being iced in. If you don’t have to please do not go outdoors. The sidewalks and streets have become quite slippery. Thin invisible ice has formed in almost all communities. […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Experts suggest turning the TV off at mealtime

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Parents who let their teens use electronic devices or watch TV during family meals tend to serve less nutritious food and have poorer family communication, a

by · January 5, 2014 · Health & Nutrition

Let’s work towards something new for the Bronx

¬†written by: Fernado P. Tirado With a new year underway, let’s work towards something else, something new for the Bronx With the New Year’s celebrations complete, many of us are undergoing the annual ritual of making

by · January 5, 2014 · Features