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A rendering of the rear of FreshDirect’s new 500,000-square-foot Bronx headquarters along the Harlem River Yards.

FreshDirect — A Followup

Last week at an unrelated event, William Lyons, Vice President of Mitsubishi/Fuso Truck of America told a Bronx Chronicle reporter that noise from the refrigeration units aboard FreshDirect diesel-fueled trucks are a problem but one which should be resolved when […]

by · April 23, 2019 · Business, News
'Amazon Fresh' online groceries services. (Photo credit: Bronx Chronicle)

USDA SNAP Launches Online Purchasing Pilot Program

Participants May Buy Groceries Online in New York For the first time, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants will be able to select and pay for their groceries online, during a two-year pilot launched today in New York State. In […]

NY AG James and others stand in front of some of the new electric box trucks. Courtesy: Robert Press

Electric Trucks Donated to Bronx NonProfits by NY AG James

By Robert Press Wednesday morning at the front entrance to the Hunt’s Point Market, New York Attorney General Letitia James unveiled the first-of-its-kind fleet of all-electric, zero-emission, delivery trucks in New York City in advance of Earth Day. James showed […]

by · April 18, 2019 · Environment, Health & Nutrition, News
FRESHDIRECT WINS 2015 EPA NORTHEAST DIESEL COLLABORATIVE BREATHE EASY LEADERSHIP AWARD

FRESHDIRECT WINS 2015 EPA NORTHEAST DIESEL COLLABORATIVE BREATHE EASY LEADERSHIP AWARD

  FreshDirect CEO and co-founder Jason Ackerman, Director of Fleet Operations Michael Derrig, & FreshDirect Transportation employees hold the 2015 EPA NEDC Breathe Easy Leadership Award   FreshDirect recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for investments in technologies to significantly […]

Harlem Cops and Kids Day boosts community-police relations

Harlem Cops and Kids Day boosts community-police relations

Over 1,500 people are expected for peaceful walk followed by afternoon of interactive games, free food/ice cream and live entertainment After a tense year of community-police relations and in the midst of a sharp rise in murders and violence this year, […]

BronxTalk Tonight: City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito

BronxTalk Tonight: City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito

COUNCIL SPEAKER ON BRONXTALK – Tonight the Speaker of the City Council, Melissa Mark-Viverito, will be the guest on BronxTalk. The councilmember from the 8th Council District, which includes part of the south Bronx, will talk with host Gary Axelbank […]

FreshDirect Donates $2000 TO C-BALL

FreshDirect Donates $2000 TO C-BALL

FreshDirect Donates to Community Basketball League by Koi Germany This past Saturday, Larry Scott Blackmon, vice president of online grocer, FreshDirect, presented a check for $2,000, plus nutritious foodstuffs promoting healthy living to the organizers of the C-BALL event at […]

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS  SIXTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS SIXTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today delivered his annual “State of the Borough” address, his sixth since becoming borough president in 2009. In his speech, which he delivered at The Mall at Bay Plaza, Borough President Diaz discussed the […]

VIDEO: Bronx Chronicle Interviews Borough Pres Ruben Diaz, Jr.

The Borough President sat down with the Bronx Chronicle and host Coach Stevan Lynn to answer our concerns on issues ranging from FreshDirect to Gentrification.  Just what is the “New Bronx”?