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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Klein releases summer concert schedule

The outdoor events draws hundreds each year. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Williamsbridge youth is Bank of America Student Leaders Scholar

A local teenager is making a difference after taking home two prestigious national awards. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx native Glover focused on health after Achilles injury

You will not see Mike Glover playing streetball anywhere near a blacktop court this summer for the first time in 15 years. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Diamond Property Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

A ribbon cutting ceremony for Diamond Property Group, a family owned and operated business involved in Bronx real estate for 40 years, was held on Monday, July 20 in front of their newly built 3679 E. Tremont Avenue location. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx Arts Ensemble, Councilman Vacca sponsor Bobby Sanabria and his band concert

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Councilman James Vacca sponsered a latin jazz concert. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Storytime at Kingsbridge Library

The Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs read to neighborhood kids. Read more…
Throggs Neck

EssenMED’s 10-year breakfast celebrates Bronx centenarians’ birthdays

Antonia Bodon and Melinda Ferrer, two Bronx centenarians, each celebrated birthdays during EssenMED House Calls’ 10 Year Anniversary Partner’s Breakfast on Thursday, July 9. Antonia turned 107 and Melinda turned 106. Read more…

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz funds east Bronx causes and projects

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced millions in capital assistance funding allocations from the fiscal year 2016 city budget, including numerous projects in the east Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

32nd Annual National Night Out Against Crime set for next month

As an annual display of solidarity, thousands of Bronxites will join local law enforcement officials throughout the borough for this year’s 32nd annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 4. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Age not just a number for Hayes’ Covington

Justin Covington has never used being younger as an excuse. Instead it continues to be a motivating factor in his football career, which appears headed towards a Division-I future. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Centerlight and Department of Transportation hold pedestrian safety awareness event

Centerlight Health Systems’ hosted an event with the city Department of Transportation to help promote senior pedestrian safety awareness. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Pedometers given to summer camp children at Power Academy

Children were recently given pedometers as part of their summer camp program. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Carnival hosted by Schuyler Hill Civic Association

The Schuyler Hill Civic Association Association recently hosted its annual Carnival, where more than 50 children enjoyed various festivities. Read more…

Monday, July 27, 2015

Mott Haven

Mayor de Blasio initiative to bring free Broadband Wi-fi to Mott Haven Houses

The Mott Haven Houses became a backdrop for a new effort to bridge the ‘digital divide.’ Read more…

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Morris Heights

Innovative Ideas Box hits the ‘Heights’

The pop-up media center and library will bring summer programming to Hayden Lord Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

2015 LGBTQ Pride Awards Dinner celebrates community

The 2015 Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards Dinner was held at Eastwood Manor. Read more…
Mott Haven

South Bronx United celebrates waterfront

The group hosted a BBQ with entertainment in Port Morris. Read more…

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Students’ poetry book wins award

4th graders at Christ the King Elementary School won the “Best Book Written by a Youth” award at the Latino Literacy Now International Latino Book Awards. Read more…
Country Club

AMVETS Post 38’s Blessing of the Bikes

Corporal Walter J. Fufidio AMVETS Post 38 held a motorcycle blessing and family barbecue event on Saturday, July 18 at their 1440 Shore Drive facility. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

4th Annual All-Star Charity Basketball Game

The 4th Annual All-Star Charity Basketball Game was held on Wednesday, July 15 to help raise awareness on elder abuse. Read more…

Saturday, July 25, 2015

City Island

City Island Civic Association seeks owner of vacant house and property

The City Island Civic Association is searching for a property owner. Read more…
University Heights

Schur Management holds groundbreaking ceremony for new development

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to introduce and promote Schur Management Company’s new development, 2030 Creston Avenue. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps still serving after 35+ years

Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps is still playing an important part in the Bronx after providing medical service to local residents for over 35 years. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNMA Honor Rite Aid & CB 10 Vice Chairman

On Monday, July 20, The Throggs Neck Merchants Association awarded Rite Aid and John Marano, Community Board 10 vice chairman, certificates of appreciation for their help with TNMA’s annual neighborhood street fair. Read more…
Morris Park

Haight Avenue Block Party held

Neighbors came together to enjoy food, fun and sun. Read more…
Morris Park

Vacca, Rivadeneyra among those celebrating a successful library advocacy campaign

Councilman James Vacca’s office reports that the councilman and his chief of staff Michael Rivadeneyra met with staff and volunteers at the New York Public Library’s Morris Park branch. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Vacca brings New York Legal Assistance Group legal aid to his district

Councilman James Vacca sponsored an event with New York Legal Assistance Group. Read more…

Friday, July 24, 2015

Allerton

Dangerous Allerton congestion causes headache for community

Dangerous traffic congestion at the Allerton Avenue entrance to the Bronx River Parkway at Bronx Park East is causing headaches and raising concerns for many in the community. Read more…
West Farms

West Farms Shooting Sparks Change

Following the Sunday, July 19 shooting death of 20-year old Ray Rosello in West Farms, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda is calling on citizens to report illegal guns and suspicious activities to help put an end to violence. Read more…
Grand Concourse

David Gómez is selected as 7th president of Hostos Community College

he interim president of Hostos Community College since August 2014 was recently selected as the college’s seventh president. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Children, staff from PAL celebrate with National Women’s Soccer Team

Police Athletic League children and staff recently attended and participated in the ceremony at City Hall that followed the ticker-tape parade celebration for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s World Cup Championship. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Michael Black marches in Disability Pride Parade

Local assemblyman Michael Blake recently marched with others during the Disability Pride Parade in NYC. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Boogie Down Booth highlights Bronx genres

The second version of the popular music installation was unveiled by the Bronx Music Heritage center on July 14. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Edgewater Volunteer Firefighter BBQ

On Sunday, July 12, the Edgewater Volunteer Firefighter Department held a fun, summertime bbq event for the local community. Read more…
Mott Haven

Kids family day held by City Parks Foundation

City Parks Foundation recently held their SummerStage Kids Family Day in St. Mary’s Park. Read more…

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

NYCLU lawsuit on Hart Island settled, City Island Civic Association continues to look for transfer to Parks

The Department of Corrections has agreed to provide greater access to Hart Island as settlement of a lawsuit with the New York Civil Liberties Union. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein and NIDC install peepholes

Senator Jeff Klein and the Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation installed new entrance door peepholes. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Musicians at cancer fundraiser

Local musicians recently gathered and performed for the Musicians Against Cancer fundraiser. Read more…

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