Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Morris Park

49th Pct. fundraiser aids child left orphaned by murder-suicide

The 49th Precinct is leading the cause to help a six-year old boy left orphaned after his parents’ December 2015 murder-suicide. Read more…
Mott Haven

Industrial building in Mott Haven sold

An industrial building located at 388 Canal Place between East 141st and East 144th streets was recently sold in a $4 million transaction. Read more…
Throggs Neck

World Oyama Karate’s Krav Maga Training Session

Located at 2907 Scott Place, World Oyama Karate hosted a special Krav Maga training session on Thursday, January 28 conducted by the local dojo’s instructor, Shihan Ervin Velez. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FreshDirect food donation to Food Bank for New York City

FreshDirect made good use of food and other items that could not be delivered due to Winter Storm Jonas. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016


Parkchester property being eyed for development

An entire block bordered by East Tremont, Guerlain Street, White Plains Road and Unionport Road, ‘Parkchester Crossing’ is being eyed for future development. Read more…

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Kingsbridge Heights

Phase 1 of renovations for Kingsbridge Armory

Last week, Empire State Development board of directors approved a construction loan of $15 million to be used for a part of the capital cost of Phase 1 renovations to transform the Kingsbridge Armory, located at 29 Kingsbridge Road, into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

New York Institute of Special Education holds its 13th Winter Olympics

Pre-schoolers facing developmental challenges took part in a fun winter-themed event on Thursday January 21. Children played hockey, ice-skated, and bowled during the Olympic Games. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Claremont Houses seniors brave bitter cold

Senator Gustavo Rivera and Urban Justice Center are aiding residents at Claremont Houses’ senior building who do not have a reliable heat source for a second year in a row. Read more…

Co-op complex still experiencing issues

Multiple shareholders who live at the Matthews Building, located at 2925 Barnes Avenue, as well as the Barnes Building, 2922 Barnes Avenue, continue to complain about how their building continues to be managed by the acting provisional board. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

New campus building opens at ILSHS

International Leadership Charter High School recently hosted the grand opening of its new school building at 3030 Riverdale, which will include two science labs, Wi-Fi technology, a full size cafeteria, a library and a media center and an adolescent school-based health clinic for 350 students. Read more…

Councilman King Presents Check To Bronx Aerospace High School

Soaring toward the future, Bronx Aerospace High School was presented a generous $100,000 check last Monday, January 25 by Councilman Andy King to expand its aviation training. Read more…
Country Club

Villa Maria Academy holds PaintNite Fundraiser

Villa Maria Academy’s Yearbook Committee held a PaintNite Fundraiser on Saturday, January 30 to raise money for its annual publication. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Travesais awarded best. rest. of 2015 by Tasty Ladies

Food reviewers Tasty Ladies NY recently awarded Travesias as the best restaurant in the Bronx for 2015, a restaurant that has offered latin food and cuisine from other roots and influences that relate to every culture ever since it opened last May. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Country Club

“A Room of My Own” Stars Bronx Best

A new off-Broadway play set to premiere in late February will star a young Country Club boy and a Belmont woman as members of an eccentric Italian-American family Read more…

NYBG Opens Annual Orchid Exhibit; Rescues Black Market Plants

The New York Botanical Garden is gearing up for the unveiling of it’s 14th annual Orchid Show, entitled ‘Orchidelirium’, which opens February 27 and runs until April 17. Read more…
Hunts Point

‘Winter Wonderland’ hosted by NYC Food Bank

Food Bank for New York City recently hosted a ‘Winter Wonderland’ event, which was held to benefit families and children in communities hit hardest by hunger and poverty to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of giving back to others. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Benevolent Association Dinner Dance

The Throggs Neck Benevolent Association held its annual dinner dance on Saturday, January 30 at the Marina del Rey. Read more…
Throggs Neck

P.S. 72 holds Education Through Music band performance

P.S. 72 in Throggs Neck held a band performance, with its music program partner, Education Through Music, on Friday, January 29. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016


Sex offender moved from Allerton school

A sex offender on parole living within 1,000 feet of an Allerton school was relocated recently in order to comply with state law. Read more…

District 17 Debate - Potential Councilmembers Contend Issues

Upcoming special election to fill the void left by former councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo, fuels spirited debate between potential candidates Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016


Parkchester hate crime suspects cuffed

Police have arrested and charged two teens, ages 14 and 15-years old, in connection to the Friday, January 15 anti-Muslim hate crime committed against 43-year old Parkchester resident, Bengali Mujibur Rahman. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center patients among arts contest winners

Jacobi Medical Center celebrated the writing prowess of two former patients whose poetry earned first prize finishes in different categories in New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Recovery Arts Festival. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016


Fordham Plaza to be redesigned

On Wednesday, January 20, New York City Department of Transportation commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Federal Transit Administration administrator Therese McMillan and NYC Department of Design and Construction commissioner Dr. Feniosky Pena-Mora, among others, hosted the unveiling of a newly designed Fordham Plaza. Read more…

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 19 inside of Community Board 9’s office located at 1967 Turnbull Avenue. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Co-op City

Co-op City Wants FiOS;Verizon Ignores Call

Verizon violates its agreement with NYC by refusing to expand into Co-op city area Read more…

Cops and Kids

The Police Athletic League aims for understanding between inner city kids and cops in the area Read more…
Co-op City

Standard Collaboration Dances for a Cause

Student dance performance highlights lack of communication with local police Read more…

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