Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Morris Park

Bronx Commemorates Kosovo’s 9th Year of Independence

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and the Bronx’s Albanian community commemorated Kosovo’s independence with a special cultural event. Read more…

St. Barnabas Mammography Unit Visits Triboro Center

St. Barnabas Mobile Mammography Unit paid a visit to Triboro Center. Read more…

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 14 at Odyssey House. Read more…

Brothers Killed After Car Slams Into Tree

Two brothers lost their lives in a fatal crash in Wakefield. Read more…
Spencer Estate

Illegal trucks towed, fined/45th removes stored semis from park area

Aggressive NYPD enforcement of parking laws should help keep Bruckner Boulevard clear of illegally parked commercial vehicles. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Zoo closeup on Animal Planet show

The new series, ‘The Zoo’, was filmed at the Bronx Zoo over the course of several months last year in conjunction with the zoo and its staff, and gives a behind the scenes view of the daily work done to care for the park’s thousands of animal residents. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Grand Concourse

REACH Swim Academy welcomes all kids

The program welcomes children with physical and intellectual disabilities, such as those with autism, cerebral palsy and down syndrome. Read more…

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Providence Rest Celebrates Mardi Gras

Providence Rest celebrated its Mardi Gras Card Party to the delight of seniors and staff members in attendance. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Two-family homes being built on Miles Avenue

A new row of two-family homes that will become 2626-2634 Miles Avenue are currently being developed between Robinson and Davis avenues. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017


474-unit residence planned at Whitlock Ave.

The Ader Group is currently planning to construct a development at 1125 Whitlock Avenue, which will include nearly 500 residential units and 15,000 square feet of commercial space. Read more…

NWBCCC Hosts Community Meeting

Local elected officials attended the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition’s annual meeting at Monroe College. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Morris Park

Bronx YMCA Hosts Annual Fundraising Campaign

The Bronx YMCA served up an evening of fun, food and fellowship for everyone on Friday, February 17 at F&J Pine Restaurant. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Affordable senior housing opens in Riverdale

Elected officials and community members participated in a ribbon cutting on Friday, February 3, for the new 11-story, 85-unit Van Cortlandt Green at 6469 Broadway. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Confetti Hosts ‘Trolls’ Painting Party

Young artists got creative celebrating Confetti Party Place’s ‘Trolls’ painting party. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Salutes 41st Precinct Officers

Councilman Rafael Salamanca commended two 41st Precinct officers for helping to solve the case surrounding a dismembered body found at a local waste transfer station. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Four Bronx Catholic schools set to close

Earlier this month, the Archdiocese of New York announced that four Catholic schools, St. Peter & Paul School, St. Mary School, Visitation School and St. Ann School, will close at the end of the academic school year. Read more…

Shoelace Park’s future tied to users’ needs

The $3.15 million allocated to the project will go towards safety improvements for pedestrians and and cyclists, enhancing the entrances, and to create a more defined greenway. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Confetti Opens Pre-Valentine Pop Up Shoppe

Bronxites looking for some great Valentine’s Day deals visited a pop up shop at Confetti Party Place. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

45th council: create Rodman’s advisory board

A precinct community council has reached out with a request. Read more…
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25 years of protecting a park’s beauty

A grassroots organization dedicated improving Van Cortlandt Park is turning 25. Read more…
Pelham Bay

La Reina Del Barrio Celebrates Mardi Gras

Confetti Party Place and La Reina Del Barrio Inc. got creative celebrating Mardi Gras. Read more…
Castle Hill

Castle Hill Seniors Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr.; Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Jeff Klein celebrated Valentine’s Day with Castle Hill Senior Center residents. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

Edgewater Park

Edgewater Park Volunteer hose honors ‘Nam vet

Edgewater Park FD Honors Vietnam Vet with American Flag made of Fire Hose Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Patrick’s honors 17 friends ‘posthumously’

Marching in the 19th Annual Throggs Neck will be family members of posthumously honored community members. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary’s Latisha Bangari Earns DAISY Award

Calvary Hospital recently honored a registered nurse for her excellence in patient care. Read more…

Fire Kills Eldery Parkchester Resident

A retired postal worker was the victim of a fatal fire last week in Parkchester. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Scanlan’s Cantad! At Leadership Summit

Monsignor Scanlan High School’s Cantad! gave a crowd pleasing performance for this year’s High School Leadership Summit. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Mayor shines light on program helping those in trouble with law

A Bronx program that helps people on probabtion get back on track has wound up in the mayoral spotlight. Read more…

A year later, no movement on Bruckner ShopRite

More than a year after a ShopRite chain owner announced it would be moving into the site of the former Key Food in Bruckner Plaza, residents are still waiting for work to begin. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Tasered man’s family to sue city for $10M

The family of a Pelham Bay man who died after being Tasered twice by a NYPD sergeant last year plan to sue the city for $10 million. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

It’s time to boycott the Knicks — and James Dolan

How do we fix the problem at Madison Square Garden? By hitting it in the pocketbook, says our columnist. Read more…
Pelham Bay

P.S. 71 students hear Holocaust stories

Students at P.S. 71 gathered on Monday, February 13, to listen to stories from Harlem native Rebekah Bieber, daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx Polar Bears Take The Plunge

The Bronx Polar Bears took the plunge for a worthy cause. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Blizzard Blankets Man and Beast In Snow

The winter season’s biggest snowstorm yet transformed the Bronx into a winter wonderland on Thursday, February 8. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

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