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Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015

Woodlawn

Bronx culinary student worked at top NYC restaurant

Victoria Helwig, a Woodlawn resident and aspiring culinary artist, worked this summer at ‘Untitled’ at the Whitney Museum of American Art, one of New York City’s top fine dining restaurants. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Violent sex offender removed from the Bronx

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision removed a recently released Level 2 sex offender living at 1541 Williamsbridge Road after Senator Jeff Klein announced the offender directly violated state law by living 449 feet away from a local special needs elementary school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BCA highlights 2016 grant opps

The organization supports Bronx artists’ development through grants. Read more…
Highbridge

Bronx AT&T Scholar Throws First Pitch At Yankees Game

Castle Hill resident, John Abreu, an All Star Code graduate and AT&T scholar, threw the first pitch at last Monday, August 24’s New York Yankees versus Houston Astros game. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Groundswell ‘DOT-Stop DWI’ Mural Dedication

A Thursday, August 27 dedication ceremony for a new Groundswell mural addressing the seriousness and far reaching consequences of driving while intoxicated was held at the South Bronx Food Bazaar Supermarket located at 535 E. 170th Street. Read more…
Mott Haven

Crystal Halo non-profit holds back to school fair

A newly formed non-profit, Crystal’s Halo, held a back to school fair in Mott Haven. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Morris Park

Executive director of Jacobi leaving after ten years

Jacobi Medical Center’s executive director, Bill Walsh, will leave the hospital after serving the position for the last decade. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Armed Robbery At Pelham Bay Rite Aid

An armed robbery at Rite Aid located at 1710 Crosby Avenue happened last Thursday, August 27 at 3:10 a.m. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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Morris Park

Crime Victims Support Group receives visit from Vacca, Crowley

Councilman James Vacca and congressman Joe Crowley recently visited the Crime Victims Support Group Services of the North Bronx to discuss the group’s cut backs in funding and ways to increase funding in the future. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Softball League closing ceremony

Softball players celebrated their accomplishments as Throggs Neck league wrapped up the season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Williamsbridge

47th Precinct, community collaborate for block party

The 47th Precinct recently collaborated with partners from the community for a local block party, which included a backpack giveaway for children, among other activities. Read more…
Westchester Square

Dancing in the Park sparkles

The “Dancing through the Bronx” series visited Owen Dolen Park. Read more…
Concourse

CUNY on the Concourse IT Lab Opening

Lehman College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies hosted a Wednesday, August 19 ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Information Technology Innovation Lab at CUNY on the Concourse. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Stand Up To Violence Family Day and One-Year-Celebration

Stand Up to Violence, an anti-violence program, held their First Anniversary Peace March and Rally. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Parkside Houses to get new roofs

Councilman Ritchie Torres annouced the $16 million project last week. Read more…
Soundview

‘Highlights’ publishes Bronx girl’s poem

An aspiring writer, Samantha Oyola from Soundview had her poem, ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ published in ‘Highlights’ children’s magazine. Read more…
Marble Hill

Season in jeopardy with Kennedy football in search of practice field

The Kennedy football team is looking for a permanent field to call home because of safety concerns after an explosion blew out the school’s sixth floor science lab two weeks ago. The team is making due for now with its season very much in jeopardy, as the school will not open in time for the start of classes on Sept. 9. Read more…
Allerton

Back-to-school fest at Cruger-Mace

Neighbors gathered for the 3rd Annual Block Party. Read more…
Westchester Square

Family Christ Church Health Fair

The Family Christ Church of God held a health fair in Westchester Square. Read more…
Longwood

Southern Boulevard BID, Casita Maria hosts Music on the Boulevard back to school kickoff

The Southern Boulevard Business Improvement District and arts organization Castia Maria held a back to school festival and freestyle concert. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Pelham Bay

City identification card IDNYC ‘pop-up’ center in Pelham Bay

Residents from the east Bronx got the opportunity to get New York City municipal identification cards in Pelham Bay recently. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx educator retires after 42 years

Roseann Carotenuto, regional superintendent for the Archdioses, spent her career in Catholic schools. Read more…
Westchester Square

Harvest Fields Church holds Community Day in Westchester Square

Harvest Fields Church held is Community Day block party. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meeting

The Soundview Drug Free Coalition held a Tuesday, August 18 meeting to continue its work with residents in improving safety and quality of life in the neighborhood. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

City Island

Film ‘The New City Island Bridge’ documents reconstruction process

A new film project seeks to document the end of the lifespan of a bridge that has been an intregal part of a north Bronx community for over a century. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman James Vacca secures $450,000 for UPK tech grants

Youngsters in Universal Pre-K should have some impressive new technology to learn from this fall. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BCHN’s Annual Health Fair Field Day

Dozens of young children participated in Bronx Community Network’s annual Health Fair Field Day at the Evander Childs Educational Campus on Tuesday, August 18 teaching them about the importance of physical activity and good eating habits. Read more…
Throggs Neck

FPCA hosts annual block party

The Ferry Point Civic Association partied on Rhor Place. Read more…
Throggs Neck

French Montana at Wine & Liquor Superstore

The rapper made an apperance and the Throggs Neck store to promote his new product. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Four Bronx All Star Code students named AT&T Scholars

The Bronx’s own John Abreu, Kwaku Kessey-Ankomah Jr., Kofi Adu and Anand Karmaker were four of seven All Star Code students named AT&T scholars for their hardwork in developing unique mobile app projects. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Food pantry drive honors Mother Teresa

Councilman James Vacca and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj coordinated the fifth annual collection for the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas’ Health and Fitness Day

St. Barnabas Hospital hosted a Friday, August 21 ‘Health and Fitness Day’ on-campus event for members of the community. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham Road BID Film Fest screens Ghostbusters

The 2015 Fordham Road Business Improvement District’s Film Festival continued on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Senator Klein gives indoctrination graduation speech at SUNY Maritime

Senator Jeff Klein presided over an indoctrination graduation on Saturday, August 22 at SUNY Maritime College. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein secures $200K for YMCA

He presented the money for the YMCA of Greater New York at the Bronx YMCA. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronxites demand end to illegal ads

Bronx residents are expressing concern over illegal corrugated plastic signs and sticker advertisments appearing throughout their neighborhoods. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bx5 bus extended from Pelham Bay to Bay Plaza Shopping Center on Weekends

The Bx5 bus is being extended on weekends to Co-op City’s Bay Plaza retail hub from Pelham Bay. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Tried Stone Family Day

Tried Stone Baptist Church and Synergi Community Improvement Organization held their annual family day in Crotona Park East. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Family fun at Throggs Neck Houses

Residents came out to celebrate summer Read more…
Highbridge

Joyner’s Read-To-Succeed Garden Party

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner hosted last Tuesday, August 18’s ‘Read-to-Succeed Garden Party’ at Target Bronx Community Garden. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYJTL’s Annual Summer Gala

New York Junior Tennis and Learning held its annual Summer Gala on Wednesday, August 12 at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Read more…

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