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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Pelham Bay

New signs warning motorists of deer installed in Pelham Bay Park

Motorists in Pelham Bay Park are being warned about deer. Read more…
Concourse

Concourse Plaza Multiplex funds cancer research

Concourse Plaza Multiplex raised funds for the 67th annual Jimmy Fund/Variety Children’s Charities Theatre Collections to help support lifesaving patient care and cancer research. Read more…
Allerton

Klein & Gjonaj Host 9th Annual Allerton Ave International Food Festival

An annual international food festival served up the best culturally diverse dishes the Bronx has to offer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Saturday, June 23 , 1:53 a.m. -- Cops heard the shots fired that ultimately killed a victim while they were on patrol in a radio car. The police officers who heard the shots in their patrol car proceeded to the site, 977 Anderson Avenue, where they found a 24-year-old man in front of that location who had been shot in the head. The victim was taken to Lincoln, where he was later pronounced dead. At the scene, three men who were considered ‘persons of interest’ were taken into custody. Read more…
Allerton

BPECA Host 5th Annual Thwaites Place Bash

The Thwaites Place Bash had residents enjoying a wide array of summer time festivities. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Ice House Cafe Serves Up ‘Free Hugs’

Confetti Party Place and Ice House Cafe’s Terry Dee Dee hosted the feel good family event, ‘Free Hugs for Unity’ at the popular Throggs Neck eatery. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Gun Buyback’ to be held by Bronx DA’s office

The NYPD and Bronx District Attorney’s office will soon host two gun buyback events as part of the Bronx Gun Buyback program. Read more…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Pelham Bay

Councilman Vacca supports Waterbury-LaSalle Vision Zero ‘road diet’ plan over CB 10 objection

A councilman is spearheading a traffic plan’s implementation. Read more…
Highbridge

Merriam Ave tenants sue landlord in Supreme Court

Tenants from a three building complex in Highbridge are suing their landlord after enduring years of substandard housing conditions. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Dems Host Annual Dinner Awards Gala

The Bronx Democratic County Committee paid homage to six distinguished community leaders during its annual award dinner gala. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

White Plains Road BID’s 1st Annual Community Fair

There was a great deal of fun at the White Plains Road Business Improvement District’s first annual Community Fair! Read more…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Co-op City

Student discount program launched at Bay Plaza at urging of Truman High School youth

Activism by local high school youth has led to real-world results. Read more…

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Throggs Neck

‘Mix It Up’ Fundraiser to take place August 3

The VISIONS Bronx Advisory Board will soon host their fifth annual ‘Mix It Up’ Celebrity Fundraiser. Read more…
Bedford Park

Bedford Park Boy Scout Earns Eagle Rank

Northwest Bedford Park resident Eduardo Santamaria was awarded the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Read more…
Eastchester

‘Stop The Violence’ Basketball Tournament

Community members and police officers met for a ‘Stop the Violence’ basketball tournament on Friday, July 8 at the Boston Secor Basketball Playground. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

TD Bank Supports Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway

TD Bank hosted a fundraiser for the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway to help continue its efforts in providing for the East Bronx’s residents most in need of its services. Read more…
Throggs Neck

PSA 8 Community Council Hosts Vigil

Police Service Area 8 Community Council hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of those killed and injured in the horrific Dallas mass shooting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vigils held for lives lost in Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota

Communities throughout the Bronx held vigils to mourn the lives lost in Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota and call for peace Read more…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Rodman’s Neck noise complaints reach NYC chief executive

Community leaders continue to press for Rodman’s Neck sound abatement. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. allocates $400,000 for solar panels and LED lights at Throgs Neck little league field

Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently allocated $400,000 for solar panels and LED lights at Throgs Neck little league field Read more…
Crotona Park East

BronxWorks 5K At Van Cortlandt Park

Over 40 runners and walkers helped raise funds in support of BronxWorks at the organization’s second annual BronxWorks 5K. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Schuyler Hill Civic Hosts Summer Celebration

The Schuyler Hill Civic Association hosted a few summer fun-filled events for the community’s residents. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Benedict’s Class of 1966 Reunion

St. Benedict’s School Class of 1966 made some long lasting memories at their 50th anniversary class reunion. Read more…
Mott Haven

Joe Bataan Meets SETENTA

Iconic Latin Soul musicians Joe Bataan and SETENTA performed at St. Mary’s Park as part of SummerStage 2016’s concert series. Read more…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Grand Concourse

‘NYC’s worst landlord’ meets with tenants

Ved Parkash, ranked ‘number one’ on NYC Public Advocate Letitia James’ ‘100 Worst Landlords in New York City’, has finally met with his tenants to address their concerns and demands. Read more…
Mott Haven

iHeartRadio takes over billboard in south Bronx

iHeartRadio, an Internet radio platform, will soon occupy the billboard advertisement space atop 20 Bruckner Boulevard that was once home to the iconic ‘History Channel’ advertisement for over 15 years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks Hosts Annual Gala

BronxWorks hosted its prestigious annual gala honoring two exemplary volunteers serving the Bronx’s youth. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Michael Anthony Hair Lounge Opens

Michael Anthony Hair Lounge celebrated the grand opening of its 3040 E. Tremont Avenue business on Saturday, July 9. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Montefiore Hosts Annual ‘Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk’

Montefiore providers, community members, cancer patients and survivors and family members helped raise awareness for a rare cancer affecting nearly 12,000 Americans each year. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Forever Young Beauty Salon’s Grand Opening

Pelham Bay-based Forever Young Beauty Salon has set up shop on 1610 Crosby Avenue! Read more…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Morris Park

Community Board 11 votes no objection to Williamsbridge Road and Pierce Ave commercial overlay

Community Board 11’s Land Use Committee voted no objection to the commercial overlay that would allow commercial buildings near the Williamsbridge Road and Pierce Ave intersection Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Allerton Homeowners & Tenants Association’s Summer Picnic

The Allerton Homeowners and Tenants Association celebrated summer together with its annual picnic on Sunday, July 10. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Hosts Torah Restoration

Calvary Hospital hosted a second letter writing event for the restoration of a historic 135-year-old Torah Scroll housed at its Bronx campus. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition’s Senior Roundtable

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition hosted a senior roundtable at the Soundview Senior Center as part of its 2016 Drug Free Action Plan. Read more…

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Norwood

Groundbreaking held for Doe Fund’s Webster Green

The Doe Fund recently joined funding partners, city and state agency representatives and Magnusson Architecture and Planning for the groundbreaking ceremony of affordable and supportive housing development Webster Green. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx schools to experience high turnover ratio

Four Bronx schools, Lehman High School, Junior High School 80, Banana Kelly High School and Fordham Leadership Academy, will be replacing significant amounts of staff members for the upcoming school year as part of a major transformation. Read more…
Woodstock

Ramon Velez Health & Recovery Center Reopens

A newly renovated health care facility plans to continue a late community health pioneer’s legacy. Read more…
Soundview

7th Annual Soundview Park Art & Music Festival

Thousands of Bronxites and their families joined the Friends of Soundview Park in celebrating the seventh annual Soundview Park Art and Music Festival. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Acrobat Li Liu Performs At Pelham Bay Park

The Shenyang native wowed hundreds of SummerStage Kids attendees with her gravity defying acrobatic showcase. Read more…

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Two borough high school teachers attend C-SPAN educators conference

Two local teachers went to Washington courtesy of C-SPAN. Read more…
Mott Haven

Basketball tournament honors Jessica White, mother of three, who lost her life to gun violence

The first Jessica White Safer Basketball Tournament was held on July 15 to promote a safer and drug free community Read more…
Pelham Parkway

49th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Following recent incidents of violence throughout the nation, local elected officials, community and law enforcment members met for a ‘Community Call for Unit and Understanding’ prayer vigil to help promote healing. Read more…
Belmont

Rev. Alcides & Sarita Torres Community Garden Grand Opening

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the grand opening of the Rev. Alcides and Arita Torres Community Garden at United Church of God 184th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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Throggs Neck

45th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Prayer vigils were held throughout all Bronx police precincts to pray for peace and safety following recent violence across the nation. Read more…
The Hub

Triangle Plaza Hub Opens For Business

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to formally welcome a $35 million, multi-use complex to The Hub section of the Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa’s Church holds 20th annual, five-day Feast of St. Theresa

St. Theresa’s Church is holding from July 20-24 the 20th annual Feast of St. Theresa Read more…

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