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Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Longwood

Knife-wielding teen shot by police

A knife-wielding 19-year-old man who was shot and wounded by police has been charged after threatening officers last week. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Korony Post holds toy drive for borough’s neediest

A Throggs Neck veterans group is currently holding a toy drive. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Distributes Thanksgiving Meals

This Thanksgiving season, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. partnered with several public and private institutions to give back to neighborhoods and families throughout the Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Rehab Unit Serves Thanksgiving Celebration

Jacobi Medical Center Rehabilitation Unit staff and patients enjoyed a fulfilling Thanksgiving celebration on Thursday, November 24. Read more…
Williamsbridge

R.A.I.N. Gun Hill Senior Center Earns Award

The R.A.I.N. Gun Hill Senior Center earned a prestigious honor recently. Read more…
Westchester Square

Vacca Teaches Schulyerville Prep Students

Councilman James Vacca gave an informative political lesson to Schulyerville Prep students. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016

Mott Haven

Pantry and NY Mets distribute turkeys, BB tickets

New York Common Pantry had its annual turkey giveaway on November 18 at its Bronx location in Mott Haven. The giveaway, which the pantry runs with the New York Mets, served about 100 people. Read more…

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Longwood

Longwood blaze displaces 20 families; elderly woman hurt

A devastating fire in Longwood has left 20 families homeless and an elderly resident fighting for her life. Read more…
West Farms

NYC Council approves Lambert Houses rebuilding plan

The New York City Council approved a plan to provide funding for rebuilding Lambert Houses. Read more…
Morrisania

Angel Reyes Teaches Bomba Drumming

Renowned percussionist Angel Reyes conducted a master Puerto Rican bomba drum class at the Bronx Music Heritage Center Labratory. Read more…
Westchester Square

Huntington Free Library Hosts ‘It Is All About The Woman’ Play

The Huntington Free Library was the stage for a BSou Repertory Theater Company production. Read more…
Allerton

Bronx North Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The recently formed Bronx North Community Drug Free Coalition hosted its second meeting on Friday, November 18 at 2910 Bronx Park East. Read more…
University Heights

Centers Health Care Serve Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

This season of giving, Centers Health Care distributed delicious Thanksgiving pies for residents and employees at the Hope Center and University Nursing Home. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

Fordham

New York Residence opens 1st office in Fordham

New York Residence celebrated on Friday, November 18 the opening of what they are calling the ‘nicest real estate brokerage office in the Bronx’ on East 188th Street in Fordham. Read more…
Baychester

Councilman King’s coat drive covers community

Just as temperatures plunged after a welcome warm spell, dozens of residents of the 12th Council District lined up outside the office of Andy King on Gun Hill Road November 21 looking for warm winter coats. Read more…
Country Club

Local activist encourages residents to ‘Light Up the Night’

Community activist Michael McNerney and the Country Club Civic Association recently started ‘Operation Light Up the Night’, a new initiative which helps prevent criminal activity while bringing the neighborhood closer together. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto Distributes Turkeys To TN Houses

With Thanksgiving just a day away, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto helped community leaders distribute turkeys to Throggs Neck Houses residents. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Hunger Free America Serves Thanksgiving Week Events

Hunger Free America hosted media events on Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23 at emergency food and social service in all five boroughs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Morrisania

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club’s 50th Annual Christmas Tree Ball

The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club will celebrate its 50th annual Christmas Tree Ball on Friday, December 2 at Cipriani’s. Read more…
Mount Hope

Family Serves Thanksgiving Meals To South Bronx Homebound

Dan, Beverly, Bella and Jonathan Bartfeld spent Thanksgiving morning giving back to homebound elderly Citymeals on Wheels recipients in the south Bronx. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct greets new commanding officer Captain Thomas Alps

The 49th Precinct community welcomed its new commanding officer at a recent meeting of its precinct council. Read more…
Soundview

Shuttered ABC Carpet leaves hole in Soundview

The 250,000-square-foot ABC Carpet and Home warehouse, opened 33 years ago as a discount warehouse for excess product, is being vacated. Read more…
Hunts Point

Baldor Specialty Foods Spreads Holiday Cheer

Baldor Specialty Foods spread holiday cheer to Hunts Point neighbors on Saturday, November 19. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Good Scout Award Reception

The Bronx Good Scout Award Reception benefiting all Bronx scouts was held on Tuesday, November 22 at F&J Pine Restaurant. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Greek American Institute Student Council Donates To Love Kitchen

The Greek American Institute Student Council, parents and others volunteered their time helping others at the Love Kitchen. Read more…
Morrisania

Lead By Example, Joint Remedial Host ‘Stop & Frisk’ Forum

Lead by Example and Reverse the Trend and the Joint Remedial Process Team hosted an informative and engaging Stop and Frisk Public Forum recently. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Allerton

Torres: Traffic controls for Bronx Park East & Waring

Community members concerned about a dangerous intersection are mobilizing to call on the city for traffic controls. Read more…
Mott Haven

Diaz tells NFL star who lost ring: Bronx not ‘sinful’

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. wrote a letter to New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. after the NFL star lost his $25,000 diamond pinky ring last week in Sin City Cabaret, a south Bronx strip club. Read more…
Concourse

Diaz, AT&T Host Little League Awards

An awards cerempony honored the winners of this year’s sixth annual Borough President’s Cup. Read more…
Hunts Point

2nd Annual Hunts Point Give Back Day

The second annual Hunts Point Give Back Day provided fresh produce for needy families just in time for Thanksgiving. Read more…
University Heights

Hope Center Salutes National Guard Vet

The Hope Center saluted one of its great employees for his service to both seniors and his country. Read more…
Mott Haven

NY1’s Pat Kiernan Reads To Mott Haven Charter Students

The New York Foundling Charter School Mott Haven Academy hosted NY1 Morning News anchor Pat Kiernan for a special book reading event. Read more…
Concourse

NY Yankees, Krasdale Foods Host Thanksgiving Food Voucher Giveaway

The New York Yankees and Krasdale Foods pitched in to help Bronx families in need of Thanksgiving meals. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Mott Haven

33rd Community Turkey Giveaway held in Mott Haven

In preparation for Thanksgiving, ArchCare at Home, formerly known as the Domincan Sisters Family Health Service, partnered with community activist Joel Fishman and his family to host the 33rd Community Turkey Giveaway in Mott Haven. Read more…
West Farms

Stop and Shop earmarks turkeys for food banks

Assemblyman Marcos Crespo visited the Stop & Shop Supermarket on East 174th Street last week to celebrate the store’s donation of 2,300 frozen turkeys to needy Bronx families. Read more…
Throggs Neck

John Cerini Serves As P.S. 304’s ‘Principal For A Day’

Throggs Neck Merchants Association treasurer John Cerini was principal for a day at P.S. 304. Read more…
Westchester Square

Howie Stone Adult Day Care Opens Art Center

Senator Jeff Klein, AHRC NYC and the family of the late Howie Stone celebrated an innovative art center’s grand opening. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Volunteers Graduate Partnerships For Parks Fellowship

Three Bronx volunteers graduated from the Partnerships For Parks Fellowship program on Wednesday, November 9. Read more…
Longwood

Bronx Great American Smokeout Event

As the nation celebrated the Great American Smokeout and Thanksgiving, Bronxites were thankful that Sports Foundation implemented a Tobacco Free Outdoor Policy recently. Read more…
Van Nest

Joe McManus Attends VNNA Meeting

Joe McManus, 80th Assembly District Land Use Committee chairman, was the guest speaker for the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s November meeting. Read more…
Country Club

Villa Maria Academy Salutes Veterans

Villa Maria Academy celebrated Veterans Day with a few local veterans. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct CO removed amid sex allegations

Community leaders cautioned against a rush to judgment concerning allegations about a well-liked former police precinct commanding officer. Read more…
Wakefield

Police seek tips in Wakefield hit-and-run accident

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance locating an individual who killed an elderly Wakefield man in a hit-and-run incident that occurred November 17. Read more…
Morris Park

33rd Annual Calvary Hospital Awards Gala

Calvary Hospital raised nearly $1 million for programs and services at its most recent awards gala. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Mothers Against Heroin Abuse Town Hall

Mothers Against Heroin Abuse attended a town hall meeting on Tuesday, November 15 sponsored by Senator Jeff Klein at the Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Westchester Square

Metro Optics’ Toy Drive Helps BronxWorks Children

With the holidays soon approaching, Metro Optics is helping to brighten BronxWorks children’s spirits this season. Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School Hosts Student/Faculty Volleyball Game

St. Francis Xavier School students and faculty competed in a fun-filled volleyball game. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

Pelham Bay

Rester USA, LP buys Pelham Bay Professional Center

A highly-sought after mixed-use property in Pelham Bay has been sold for potential retail and residential development. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 38 Celebrate Veterans’ Day

Members of the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 38 attended a Veterans’ Day memorial event held at the Winged Victory Monument in Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
Eastchester

Google, Heastie Host Computer Science Roadshow

Google and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie introduced Cornerstone Academy Middle School students to the wonders of computer science! Read more…
Belmont

FIAME Book Night At The Belmont Library

A debut author was the featured guest for the Forum of Italian American Educators’ Meet the Author Book Night. Read more…
City Island

Diaz Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. toasted a few local leaders at his annual Puerto Rican Heritage Month celebration. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Engages Youth

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met with children at the Soundview Community Service to discuss drug prevention and awareness. Read more…

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