Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Morris Heights

Ribbon cut on $2 million in renovations at Morris Heights Health Center

Morris Heights Health Center had a lot to celebrate recently. Read more…

SAB1 ranks fifth in math statewide

Success Academy Bronx 1’s recent math test results have led to the school being ranked as the number five school in math statewide. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hosts Harvest Homes Farmers Market

Health conscious Bronxites visited Jacobi Medical Center’s Harvest Home Farmers Market for naturally grown fruits and vegetables. Read more…
Mott Haven

Gillibrand & Diaz Host Opioid Roundtable

As opioid and herion related deaths in New York continue to climb, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss efforts being made to combat the epidemic. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

West Farms

Senior housing development to replace old church

An upcoming residential development intended for seniors will soon be constructed at 1017 Home Street, the former site of the Home Street Presbyterian Church. Read more…

Grand Slam Little League Wins Borough President’s Cup

The Grand Slam Little League took home the gold in a thrilling game at Yankee Stadium! Read more…

CHAM Kids Visit The Bronx Zoo

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore pediatric patients receiving care for diabetes management spent an activity-packed day at the Bronx Zoo. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Bronx Breakfast

The American Cancer Society hosted a ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Bronx’ kickoff breakfast at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

Pelham Bay

East Tremont Avenue ‘road diet’ to be implemented

It looks like a proposed roadway project that has stirred up a community is a fait d’comple. Read more…

Diaz, StudentsFirstNY Discuss Bettering Schools

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and StudentsFirstNY hosted a community conversation on building better schools. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Chamber Hosts Summer Fest & Networking Mixer

Local business professionals celebrated summer with the Bronx Chamber of Commerce. Read more…

Klein Funds Afro Latin Jazz Alliance

A generous check from Senator Jeff Klein was music to one local musical organization’s ears. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016


Wakefield blaze displaces 8 families; four firefighters hurt

A devastating blaze in Wakefield left eight families displaced and injured a few firefighters on Tuesday, August 9. Read more…

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Pelham Bay

Officials Break Ground on New Fitness Project

City and borough officials broke ground on Tuesday, August 16 on new upgrades to Pelham Bay Park, including new fitness equipment and a nature walk. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Advocate Community Providers Hosts Health Fair

Senator Gustavo Rivera, council members Vanessa Gibson and Ritchie Torres and Advocate Community Providers held a community health fair on Saturday, August 6. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Bronx Wanderers Perform Last Bronx Show

The Bronx Wanderers performed their last Bronx show at Veterans Memorial Park. Read more…

New Girl Scout Camp Cleans Soundview Park

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York’s new Urban Day Camp, launched in Soundview earlier this summer, hosted a clean-up day at Soundview Park on Friday, August 12. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Fort Schuyler House Resident Turns 100

Fort Schuyler House resident Antonette Marcangelo celebrated 100 wonderful years with her family and friends on Tuesday, August 9. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016


Planned homeless HIV facility nixed after public outcry

Plans to create a shelter for homeless New Yorkers with HIV were abandoned earlier this week after vocal opposition from neighbors and elected officials. Read more…

Yankee Legends Honored With Murals

Two New York Yankees legends were recently honored with some impressive murals. Read more…
Morris Park

Diaz Honors Monte’s Comprehensive Family Care Center

Montefiore’s Comprehensive Family Care Center was honored by Borough President Ruben Diaz’s office in recognition of World Breastfeeding Month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The most recent police reports from across the Bronx. Read more…

Fordham Road BID Hosts Film Festival

Fordham Road families and children got ‘animated’ watching the comedy classic, ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ at the Fordham Road Film Festival. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

Throggs Neck

Street co-naming for iconic Throggs Neck historian

A Throggs Neck street was co-named for a community historian. Read more…
Throggs Neck

De Blasio holds Town Hall meeting

Bronx community leaders and residents got a chance to speak to Mayor Bill de Blasio as he held on Wednesday, August 10 a town hall at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Westchester Square

Murals Brighten Up Glebe Avenue

A block party in Zerega featured some impressive public artwork and fun for the whole community. Read more…

District Attorney Clark Announces Bronx Gun Buyback Results

The results are in for the Bronx Gun Buyback! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Mayor de Blasio Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Hundreds of Bronxites attended a town hall meeting hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio in Throggs Neck. Read more…

NYC DOF Hosts Rent Freeze Day Conference

A press conference discussing Rent Freeze Programs was held on Wednesday, August 10 at the Bronx Library Center. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

University Heights

‘Roadmap from Displacement to Abundance’ unveiled

Knowledge is power for northwest Bronx residents looking to take ownership of their community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx has largest number of NYC Zika Cases

As of July 29, the Bronx has the highest number of Zika cases in the city with 156 reported cases, according to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Read more…

41st PCT. Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

The 33rd annual National Night Out Against Crime brought members of the Longwood community and the 41st Precinct together for a night of great fun and friendship. Read more…
Van Nest

Local Electeds Distribute Back-To-School Supplies

Three local elected officials helped nearly 600 Bronx students get ready for the upcoming school season. Read more…
City Island

City Island Clean Up Day

Volunteers joined John Marano, Community Board 10 first vice chairman and 45th Precinct officer Frank Malafronte in ridding City Island of graffiti. Read more…
Country Club

Interclub Swim Races A ‘Swimming Success’

Water sport lovers of all ages looking to beat the summer heat competed in the 61st Annual ‘Interclub Beach Races’ swim tournament in Eastchester Bay. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Westchester Square

Zerega community rocked by Glebe Ave. murder

A grisly murder in Zerega has some in the community concerned. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Historic Chief Nimham Monument restored

NYC Parks Citywide Monuments Conservation Program recently helped preserve a few historic Bronx monuments. Read more…
West Farms

Former Yankees Player Pitches In To Fight Hunger

Former New York Yankees second baseman Homer Bush and others pitched in to fight hunger in the Bronx. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Brush Avenue Graffiti Cleanup

Volunteers joined John Marano, Community Board 10 first vice chairman, to rid Brush Avenue of graffiti on Monday, July 18. Read more…

Baychester Houses Host Annual Family Day

The Baychster community celebrated togetherness during the neighborhood’s annual Family Day event. Read more…

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