Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Morris Park

Plastic surgeon practice continues to lift community

Bronx Plastic Surgery, a local plastic and reconstructive surgeon practice located at 2425 Eastchester Road, has continued to lift up their community, providing advanced procedures and surgeries to patients for over 25 years. Read more…
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Diaz Declares ‘Mr. G Day’ in the Bronx

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. met with P.S. 65 principal Jasmine Gonzalez as well as school students and faculty members to declare Thursday, January 28 as ‘Mr. G Day in the Bronx’. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo holds smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo held a giveaway of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms at his district office. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Pelham Bay

Bus Bulb installations in Zerega and Pelham Bay stir controversy

Bus bulbs are coming to the northeastern section of Westchester Avenue and not everyone is pleased. Read more…

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Pelham Parkway

Jacobi’s new Chief Nursing Officer from Pelham Parkway community

Jacobi Medical Center has a new chief of nursing who’s been part of the Pelham Parkway community for six decades. Read more…

LGBTQ Youth Summit hosted by local council members

Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, council member Ritchie Torres and council member Carlos Menchaca, among other members of the LGBTQ community, recently hosted a Bronx LGBTQ Youth Summit at BronxWorks Betances Community Center. Read more…

Latin Dance

Councilman Ritchie Torres provided funding for Amida Care, a non-profit health plan, to host a latin dance event for Bronx residents. Read more…

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…
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…

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