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Oscar Gamble: his trade to the Yankees before the 1976 season brought about the demise of his large afro hairstyle. [Pintrest --]

Tears For Oscar Gamble

By Ray Negron When I first started with the Yankees as a batboy in 1973 Ron Blomberg used to tease me about my Afro hairdo. He and Bobby Murcer called me the “Oscar Gamble of batboys.” George Steinbrenner used to […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Sports
Cuomo Signs Dinowitz Bill Helping Public Workers Detect Cancer Early

Cuomo Signs Dinowitz Bill Helping Public Workers Detect Cancer Early

NEW LAW WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO DETECT CANCER EARLY This legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and State Senator Kemp Hannon and recently signed into law by Governor Cuomo, will grant excused leave to public employees […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Health & Nutrition, News
Bronx - Food Fitness & Faith Summit. NYC Department of Health and Mental Health

Bronx – Food, Fitness and Faith Summit, 10/24

Bronx – Food Fitness & Faith Summit 2016     On Monday, October 24, the New York City Health Department’s Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center, the Office of Faith Based Initiatives and the Bronx Multi-Faith Advisory Group, is hosting the Second Annual […]

Researchers Find Hookah Smoking Can Lead to Serious Oral Conditions

Hookah Smoking Poses Health Risks

  Inhaling smoke from a hookah can be dangerous. Experts say that one hookah session or water pipe session may be the equivalent of five packs of cigarettes. Studies have shown high levels of the carcinogen benzene in the urine of […]

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Veteran Newsman Bill Carey Passes Away At 61

Bill Carey, the longtime television journalist who was a fixture in Central New York for decades, has died. He was 61.   Carey, a senior reporter with Time Warner Cable News, had been in the intensive care unit at Memorial […]

by · August 8, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary
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Bronx Profile: Coach Christopher Astacio And The Lady Tigers

Cancer Won’t Beat Coach A and His Lady Tigers by Koi Germany, Jr. Coach Christopher Astacio, recent stomach cancer survivor and physical and health education instructor at Jordan L. Mott, Junior High School 22, granted The Bronx Chronicle an exclusive interview […]

#Not62 Free Cancer Screening & Community Health Education – May 30th

Free Cervical and Breast Cancer Screenings and Community Health Education. RSVP 718-920-4600. *Women should expect to wait 2-3 hours for their test results*

Save The Date…Sing and Skate Against Breast Cancer

by · January 13, 2014 · Bulletin Board