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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct Community Council holds annual breakfast and awards

The east Bronx’s 45th Precinct Community Council honored local leaders and police officers at its annual breakfast gala and awards ceremony. Read more…
Fordham

Ann & Tony’s ‘Consumed’ Premiere Party

On Wednesday, May 13, Ann & Tony’s Restaurant celebrated the premiere of the new CNBC reality television show, ‘Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business’, which the local establishment starred in. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Puerto Rican Parade crowns 2015 adult-aged queen

The 2015 Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade crowned its adult-aged queen in a ceremony. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Benedetto proclaims Childhood Apraxia of Speech Day in New York State

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto recently presented a resolution to the family of Christopher DeJesus proclaiming Tuesday, May 14 as Childhood Apraxia of Speech Day in the State of New York Read more…

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Throggs Neck

Vacca dedicates Mott Hall computer lab

A community school is home to a new computer lab. Read more…
Throggs Neck

75th annual Spring Concert hosted at First Presbyterian

Last week, the Parkchester Chorus held its 75th annual Spring Concert at the First Presbyterian Church. Read more…
Westchester Square

3rd annual Bollywood in the Bronx

Councilman James Vacca and Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization hosted the event. Read more…
Hunts Point

Meet Your Neighbor BBQ

On Thursday, May 14, the Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet Your Neighbor BBQ event. Read more…
Concourse

Yankee Stadium honors 2015 Con Ed Yankee Kids

The 2015 Con Edison Yankee Kids were honored at Yankee Stadium for their academic excellence, leadership and sportsmanship. Read more…

Monday, May 25, 2015

Throggs Neck

Food carts invade Throggs Neck

The recent emergence of food cart vendors in neighborhoods like Throggs Neck and Pelham Bay have many local elected officials and merchants demanding for immediate action to address this growing concern. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Housing development to be built on Crotona Park East

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a proposed affordable and supportive housing development at 1420 Crotona Park East on Tuesday, May 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual Bronx Ball held at Orchard Beach

The annual Bronx Ball was held at Orchard Beach. Read more…
Mount Hope

Second Chance Toys For Mt. Hope Children

On Friday, May 15, more than100 Viacom employee volunteers cleaned and tagged toys which were delivered to children living in Mount Hope Housing Complex. Read more…

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bioswales to divert CB10, 11 rainwater

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection will bring green infrastructure to the Westchester Creek watershed. Read more…

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Fordham

New residence completed on Creston Avenue

New York State Homes and Community Renewal, Volunteers of America-Greater New York and the Housing Collaborative LLC held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Creston Avenue Residence on Monday, May 18. Read more…
Morris Park

Veterans reading and discussion series’ finale set

‘Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian’, a reading and discussion series for veterans, will host its final session on Monday, June 1 at Morris Park Library. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx PT holds ‘Autism Speaks’ fundraiser event

Bronx Physical Therapy recently hosted a Casino Night fundraiser to support ‘Autism Speaks’. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Trump Links at Ferry Point host City Parks Foundation fundraiser

The City Parks Foundation held a star-studded golf fundraiser at the Trump Links at Ferry Point. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Klein Hosts Spring Children’s Festival

On Saturday, May 16, Senator Jeff Klein along with nearly 200 children and families joined in celebrating his annual spring children’s festival at St. Theresa School. Read more…

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Pelham Parkway

Barbecuers not welcome on Parkway

Local leaders are holding the parks department’s feet to the fire over the issue of illegal barbecuing. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Trainer hosting bootcamp exercise classes

Mary Solis, a certified fitness trainer born and raised in the Bronx, is holding bootcamp exercise classes in Pelham Bay Park during the spring and summer months. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Federal agents seize 154 pounds of heroin in Riverdale

A major drug bust in the Bronx was announced Tuesday, with a street value of $50 million. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx honors those executed and imprisoned in Albania

The Commemoration Academy honored executed and imprisoned Albanians at Monroe College on Sunday, May 17. Read more…
Throggs Neck

BBC Galaxee reopens shop

The Throggs Neck sports memorabilia shop celebrated its return. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 14’s Once Upon A Raffle Gala

On Thursday, May 14, P.S. 14 held its Once Upon a Raffle Gala at Maestro’s. Read more…

Friday, May 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx mortuary workers transferred

If you never had the opportunity to visit Queens or Manhattan during your lifetime, you may get your chance to do so after death. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Concern over East Tremont Avenue traffic calming plan in Waterbury-LaSalle

There is a disagreement brewing over a Department of Transportation plan to tame a curving stretch of East Tremont Avenue in Waterbury-LaSalle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWeek ends with parade

Thousands of Bronxites gathered for the event on Mosholu Parkway. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Borough President Diaz Jr. unveils signs honoring four Bronx Walk of Fame inductees

The Grand Concourse was the scene of the unveiling of street signs honoring the four 2015 inductees onto the ‘Bronx Walk of Fame.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Van Nest

Train theme for new Van Nest Park

The Parks Department held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Van Nest Playground. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hunts Point warehouse allegedly used by international drug ring

On Thursday, May 7, three Queens family members and an Italian citizen were charged with conspiracy to import cocaine into the U.S. and allegedly used a Hunts Point produce warehouse in connection with their illegal operation. Read more…
Belmont

FIAME presents scholarship awards

The Forum for Italian American Educatored honored six students at a ceremony. Read more…

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Merchants Street Fair on May 30th

Event sponsers say the annual Throggs Neck Sidewalk Fair is expected by many to be fun for the whole family once again this year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community Board 9 names two finalists in district manager search

The search for a new district manager for the borough’s most populous community board has come down to two candidates. Read more…
Wakefield

Teddy bear ‘clinic’ at Montefiore

Young locals brought their sick and injured stuffed animals for a mock clinic at Montefiore Medical Center in Wakefield. Read more…
Highbridge

161st Street BID’s Stadium Street Fair

On Staurday, May 9, the 161st Street BID sponsored its 4th annual Stadium Street Fair across from Yankee Stadium. Read more…

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