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Monday, April 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough elected officials join in call for pension parity by firefighters

A union representing firefighters got a boost from local elected officials as it seeks more adequate disability pensions for rookie firefighters who get injured. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

2015 All-Bronx Girls Basketball Honors

Cardinal Spellman won the borough’s only post season title, but Bronx teams remained some of the best across the five boroughs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Late Bronx historian and activist honored in Bronx River Forest tree planting

On Saturday, April 11, members of the community paid tribute to the late Morgan Powell, borough historian and activist, by planting trees in his name at Bronx River Forest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

State funds $$ for subway-ice rink study

Senator Gustavo Rivera recently announced $1 million was allocated for a capacity and accessibility study. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

C-CAP’s Cooking Competition

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Boston PD ask for help reuniting 1988 cold case Bronx victims with their families

The Boston Police Department are hoping Bronxites may help solve a 1988 cold case by identifying two deceased teens and a missing third believed to have been from the Bronx. Read more…
Hunts Point

Hunts Point postal problems continue

Community Board 2 continues to push for better service, sees some improvements. Read more…
Norwood

130-unit residential building being planned by Stagg Group

The Stagg Group will build a 130-unit residential building on a recently purchased property on Webster Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Joe Binder’s 105th birthday

Joe Binder celebrated the milestone at Providence Rest. Read more…

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Houses residents team up to clean up development

Residents at the Throggs Neck Houses volunteered for a good cause as the housing development had a spring cleanup day. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Friends of Pelham Bay Park hosts Picture the Park! photo contest

The Friends of Pelham Bay Park’s ‘Picture the Park!’ Photo Contest is well underway and focuses on capturing Pelham Bay Park in all of its natural splendor. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Animal shelter hopes to raise funds to stay put

New Beginning Animal Rescue will host fundraisers in April in hopes to keep their organization afloat. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Builders and locally based non-profit hold Make-A-Wish Foundation Fundraiser

RCM Builders Group, Hearts of Honor held a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation on Sunday, April 12. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Logo winner selected for Bronx 5k pepper growing challenge

The unveiling of a new logo aimed at borough community gardeners marked the beginning of an ambitious call for locals to grow 5,000 pounds of Serrano peppers. Read more…

Friday, April 17, 2015

Throggs Neck

St. Raymond’s Cemetery missing stones

Headstones and sculptures at St. Raymond’s Cemetery have been tilted, broken, chipped and even removed. Read more…

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Traffic Plan for Tremont

NYC DOT has forwarded a traffic-calming plan for part of E. Tremont Avenue from Westchester Square to Bruckner Boulevard. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The Bronx Times newspapers are now online!

Can’t get enough of the Bronx TImes, Bronx Times Reporter, and Bronx Weekly? Then grab our latest print editions online today! Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Parkchester

St. Raymond holds walkathon for children’s hospital

St. Raymond Elementary School will hold a walkathon event to raise money for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital on Friday, April 17. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center offers patients a modern cardiac monitoring device

On Thursday, March 26, Jacobi Medical Center announced it is offering Reveal LINQ, a new compact and stronger heart activity monitoring system, for patients dealing with cardiac issues. Read more…
Norwood

Kids, parents celebrate Easter at Oval Park

Bronxites celebrated Easter at Oval Park on Saturday, April 4. Read more…

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Semprevivo, Fordham Prep power past rival Iona

Peter Semprevivo transferred from Iona Prep to rival Fordham Prep after his freshman year and had to wait his turn to play his former teammates on the big stage. The senior was the Rams third-string goalie last season, won the job this year and showed he certainly deserved it in Fordham’s most important game to date. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Precinct gallery session change causes stir

The 49th Precinct Community Council president has eliminated public gallery sessions over safety concerns. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Adames set to lead balanced Monroe baseball

Robin Adames took charge from the start of this senior year. Read more…
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Spellman hoops standout Morgan closing on in college commitment

Niajah Morgan’s took a chance and it is paying off. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Fashion Week to host runway event

A runway show at the old Bronx Borough Courthouse will coincide with Bronx Week. Read more…
Van Nest

Opening day for Van Nest Little League

Van Nest Little League kicked off the start of their 59th season with an opening day ceremony. Read more…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Concourse

Community Board 4 continues supporting E. 153rd Street Bridge

Community Board 4 continues advocating for E. 153rd Street Bridge’s construction despite many setbacks and delays facing the project. Read more…
Allerton

April Falls Day for seniors helps prevent falls at Parkside Senior Center

LiveOn NY, Presbyterian Senior Services’ Parkside Senior Center and Montefiore hosted ‘April Falls Day’, a free wellness fair designed to help seniors prevent falls. Read more…
Concourse

‘Castle on the Concourse’ to be razed

The landmarked P.S. 31 will be replaced with affordable housing. Read more…

Monday, April 13, 2015

City Island

Easter Egg Hunt on City Island

Grace Episcopal Church hosted a Easter Egg Hunt. Read more…
Locust Point

Boat break-ins occur at Locust Point Yacht Club

The Locust Point Yacht Club has recently experienced boat break-ins and vandalism. Read more…

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