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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Norwood

CB 7, Cabrera Honor Board Members

Community Board 7 and Councilman Fernando Cabrera honored CB 7 members who attended the board’s Women’s Summit last month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Madison Square B&G Youth Of The Year Dinner

Four Madison Clubhouse youth were recognized at this year’s prestigious gala event in NYC. Read more…
Soundview

P.S. 36 Celebrates Earth Day

Students celebrated Earth Day by reciting a famous poem during their field trip. Read more…
Eastchester

UniverSoul Circus Performs For Bx. Students

UniverSoul Circus gave Cornerstone Academy for Social Action Middle School students a sneak peek of their big top show. Read more…
Country Club

Community plans fundraiser for Caputo family

Friends are going to be holding a fundraiser for a beloved family man who unexpectedly passed away. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic look to fix dangerous roads

The Country Club Civic Association is calling on the NYC DOT to make several changes at neighborhood intersections they say are confusing or even dangerous. Read more…

Monday, May 29, 2017

Allerton

Beth Abe Hosts Mother’s Day Tea Party

Many Beth Abraham Center elders had the ‘tea time’ of their lives celebrating Mother’s Day. Read more…
Woodstock

Boston Market Opens At Crossings At Southern

Local elected officials and Bronx charity partner Mercy Center celebrated the grand opening of a new business. Read more…
Fordham South

PAL Honors McGuire Scholarship Winners

The Police Athletic League honored several young scholars at its 11th annual awards gala in Manhattan. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNLL Kiddie Karnival Returns

Throggs Neck became a four-day circus of fun for the whole family! Read more…
Baychester

Champs For Autism Fashion Show

Over 100 NYC residents attended the third annual Champs for Autism Fashion Show on Sunday, May 21 at the Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNMA sidewalk sale and fair on Sat., June 3rd

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association is planning an annual day of giving back to the community. Read more…
Allerton

Allerton artist creates space objects, robots

An Allerton artist, who has created everything from paintings to crafts for decades, is at it again. Read more…

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Morris Park

BP Diaz Salutes Local Veterans

The borough president paid homage to several local veterans during Bronx Week. Read more…
Soundview

Marine Veteran Performs At Bronx Center

A retired U.S. Marine Corp. petty officer gave a stirring patriotic presentation of American music. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Celebrates May Crowning

St. Raymond Elementary School students participated in a time honored tradition honoring the Blessed Mother of Jesus. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition hosted a highly informative meeting at Leake and Watts. Read more…
Castle Hill

Bx. Students Perform At The Apollo

Students from three Bronx schools joined many NYC students for a one-of-a-kind musical performance at a iconic NYC venue. Read more…
Fordham

Talks start to bring Citi Bike to the Bronx

The plan put forth by Motivate calls for an additional 6,000 bikes, with 4,000 of them going to the Bronx and Staten Island. Read more…
Fordham

Street renamed for legendary Bronx hip hop icon

Last week, the late DJ Scott La Rock, member of the legendary hip hop group Boogie Down Productions, was honored with a street co-naming. Read more…

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Throggs Neck

Diaz Hosts Business Day Luncheon

The borough president toasted several local businesses at this year’s celebration. Read more…

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Capturing The Bronx Opening Reception

A group of local photographers have captured the borough’s beauty in a brand new art exhibit. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

NYISE Hosts 2017 EAAB Track & Field

More than 100 blind and visually impaired athletes from seven schools tested their prowess in a track and field tournament. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa Performs ‘High School Musical’

St. Theresa Elementary School’s Drama Club gave a theatrical performance of a classic Disney Channel Original Movie. Read more…
Mount Hope

Drive-By Shooting Wounds 3 Men

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that wounded three men in Mount Hope last week. Read more…
Morris Heights

Senator Rivera, Students Visit Legislature

A local elected official and high school students took an educational field trip to Albany! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

13th Council candidates forum announced

Bronxites will get to learn more about the eight candidates competing in this year’s 13th Council District’s primary race. Read more…

Friday, May 26, 2017

Morris Park

49th Precinct Community Council Breakfast Gala

The 49th Precinct Community Council toasted local leaders and police officers at its 29th annual Fellowship Breakfast gala. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronxites Have A Ball At Bronx Ball Gala

Everyone had a ball at this year’s Bronx Ball Gala! Read more…
Baychester

Mommy & Me Fashion Show

The Mall at Bay Blaza served as the runway for fashionable families. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Honors Comedian Charlie Murphy

A late comedian and actor was remembered on the steps of City Hall. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Basement Fire At Mayflower Terrace

Firefighters responded to a basement fire in Pelham Bay last week. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronxites Show Support Klein & IDC

Hundreds of constituents rallied in support of a local senator and Independent Democratic Conference and against naysayers. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

MTA causes bridge chaos/Latest ‘Bridgegate’ snarls traffic, chokes nabes

Road work on both the Throggs Neck and Whitestone bridges to install cashless tolling lanes have caused major traffic delays. Read more…
Morris Park

Einstein Hospital complaints bubble over

Local leaders say complaints about patient service at Einstein Campus hospital have increased in recent years following the acquisition of the hospital by Montefiore. Read more…
Mount Eden

CASA discusses strategy to fend off displacement

Last week, tenant organization Community Action for Safe Apartments released their white paper, ’Resisting Displacement in the Southwest Bronx: Lessons from CASA’s Tenant Organizing’, during a briefing at the New Settlement Community Center. Read more…

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Throggs Neck

Diaz Gives Cong. Espaillat Bx. Afghan

The borough president presented a fellow elected official a gift courtesy of the Bronx County Historical Society. Read more…
Concourse Village

CASA Hosts Affordable Housing Rally

Over 100 Bronx residents actively organizing in several tenant associations participated in a rally and march to protect affordable housing and call for an end to landlord practices that lead to displacement. Read more…
Hunts Point

Casita Maria Hosts Live Drag Performance

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Nonsense NYC editor, hosted live hip hop and drag performances in Hunts Point. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Hospital Hosts Alzheimer’s Forum

An informative health forum gave insight into a disease affecting five million Americans. Read more…
Westchester Square

Vacca Funds FDNY Squad 61

A local councilman made a generous donation for FDNY Squad 61. Read more…
Tremont

Mural Arts Project, VIP’s Family Paint Fest

A family paint fest was held to help put the finishing touches on a mental health mural for a local school. Read more…
Castle Hill

Turner Founders’ Day At The Y

Over 40 Turner employees commemorated Turner Founders’ Day of Service at the Bronx YMCA by living by their company’s mission. Read more…

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pelham Parkway

Benedetto’s Keep Your Promise Campaign

Two elected officials and local eighth graders are asking Barnes and Noble Booksellers to make good on their promised return to our borough. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Fashion Week’s Evening Of Couture, Cuisine

Bronx Fashion Week and Affinity Health transformed the Bronx Museum of the Arts into a glamorous runway. Read more…
Concourse

BP Diaz Kicks Off Bronx Week

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted an excitement-filled media preview and celebration for this year’s Bronx Week festivities. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Figueroa A NYS Woman of Distinction

Senator Jeff Klein formally recognized a local leader’s dedicated service to her community. Read more…
Concourse

AARP Hosts Free Shredding Day

AARP hosted a free shredding day at Bronx Borough Hall to combat identity theft. Read more…
Hunts Point

Fire at vacant HP home claims two lives

A fire occurred inside an abandoned home in Hunts Point last week, which resulted in the death of two individuals, believed to be squatters. Read more…
Melrose

WHEDco, NYU collab for Melrose exhibition

Women’s House and Economic Development Corporation recently collaborated with NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study for the “Narrating Our Neighborhood: The Melrose Oral History Project” exhibition at Boricua College. Read more…

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Throggs Neck

19th Annual Bankers Breakfast Held

The 19th annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast ‘Transforming the Bronx’ was celebrated at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Eastchester Center for Cancer Care’s Cancer Survivor BBQ

A great time was shared by all who attended Eastchester Center for Cancer Care’s Cancer Survivor BBQ Celebration! Read more…
Westchester Square

Vet Center Opens In Westchester Square

The furriest of friends and caretakers celebrated the grand opening of a new veterinary center. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Klein Honors Local Jewish Leaders

Senator Jeff Klein paid homage to three local Jewish American leaders helping to make the Bronx a better place to live. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Seton Falls Hosts Park Ranger Tour

Bronxites feasted their eyes on Seton Falls Parks’ natural beauty. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Community on Patrol’ puts eyes on the road

A civic group dedicated to keeping streets safe and assisting their local precinct has activated its community patrol. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Gifford Avenue group home proposed

Community members on a small block recently learned of a new group home proposal for a long-vacant house on their street. Read more…

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