Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Mott Haven

Volunteer and health care agency partner for Turkey Giveaway

Community volunteer Joel Fishman, along with the Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, hosted their 32nd annual Turkey Giveaway to distribute turkeys to residents in Mott Haven during Thanksgiving Week. Read more…
Mott Haven

Piano District receiving mixed reviews among residents

An upcoming residential project, the Piano District, has resulted in mixed reactions among the borough’s residents, many of whom support and don’t support the construction of two towers in Mott Haven. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Cocktails and Dog Tails Charity Fundraiser

Presented by Bronx Foxy Pet, Eddies’s Wheels and Ice House Cafe, this past Saturday, November 21’s ‘Cocktails and Dog Tails Charity Fundraiser’ was held at the Stepping Stone Yacht Club to aid pets in need. Read more…
Westchester Square

WS BID, NYC Parks honor and recognize veterans

The Westchester Square BID recently collaborated with the staff of NYC Parks Owen Dolen Recreation Center to hold a event which honored, recognized and saluted our American heroes who previously fought and are currently fighting overseas. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Pelham Bay

Greek American Institute’s 12th annual Reader’s Day

The Greek American Institute hosted its 12th annual Reader’s Day event at 3573 Bruckner Boulevard featuring special guest readers spanning from different career fields. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Stabbing takes place on East Tremont Avenue

A stabbing recently took place on East Tremont Avenue, just outside of CASA Restaurant and Lounge, following a verbal dispute that took place inside the restaurant. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Zoo and Diaz’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene joined Wildlife Conservation Society officials and P.S. 205 students at the Bronx Zoo last Friday, November 20 to officially start Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s annual holiday toy drive benefiting Bronx military families. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca, City Island Civic urge change of heart on deer signs

After several accidents and years of advocacy, it appears that the city Department of Transportation is may now be seriously looking at the possibility of installing some kind of deer crossing signs in Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Pennyfield and Lafayette Avenue bridges near completion

According to the New York State Department of Transportation, three local overpasses are now completely open to the public with finishing work slated for completion by the end of this year. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Museum of the Arts senior citizen luncheon

A luncheon and party for senior citizens was held at the Bronx Museum of the Arts recently. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx Council on the Arts, Huntington Free Library Fall Creations craft workshop

The Bronx Council on the Arts and Huntington Free Library held their family friendly Fall Creations craft workshop recently. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Defeat doesn’t dampen Hayes’ program-defining season

As the tear flowed and the heads hung Cardinal Hayes coach C.J. O’Neil would have none of it. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cardinals comeback falls short in CHSFL ‘AAA” championship game

An emotional two weeks for Cardinal Hayes didn’t end with the joy of a title. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Throggs Neck

Rainbow opens new store on East Tremont Avenue

Retailer apparel chain Rainbow has officially opened a new store on East Tremont Avenue. Read more…

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Bronx Times Reporter

Legionnaires’ cluster originated from Bronx Psychiatric cooling tower

On Friday, November 20, the New York City Health Department announced it had identified a Bronx Psychiatric Center cooling tower as the likely source of the Legionnaires’ disease cluster affecting the 10461 zip code this past September. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show

The New York Botanical Garden hosted a special Monday, November 16 media preview for its classic ‘Holiday Train Show’ featuring enchanting model trains zipping through a display composed of 150 New York landmarks expertly recreated designer Paul Busse’s team at Applied Imagination using bark, leaves and other natural materials all underneath of the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scanlan’s Mayo signs with Towson

Nukiya Mayo needed one last push to finally step on the court for real, having no clue how far it would take her. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Second quarter woes sink Spellman in CHSFL ‘A’ title game

Cardinal Spellman steadied itself after Xavieran landed the first punch, but could not survive the onslaught that came late in the second quarter. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Benevolent Association 20th Annual 5k Turkey Trot

The Throggs Neck Benevolent Association held its 20th Annual 5k Turkey Trot walk and run fundraiser at Orchard Beach Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Westchester Square

Trash cleaned near two subway facilities

Two east Bronx locations near subway lines that are chronically prone to litter and dumping were cleared of discarded trash recently. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Veterans at a Winged Victory Memorial

The Bronx American Legion saluted our borough’s fallen 947 World War I soldiers and our veterans from other wars during last Wednesday, November 11’s ‘11th Hour Ceremony’ held at the Winged Victory Memorial in Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Center of Compassion celebrates grant for after school program

Preston Center of Compassion held a celebration of the announcement that it has been awarded a competitive grant from the IGT After-School Advantage Program for the center’s extensive community-based after school academic tutoring program. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Bedford Park

Jerome Park Reservoir has pilot program weekend of public access

The Jerome Park Reservoir, an oasis in the borough that the public almost never gains access to, was recently opened for the first time in years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman King Salutes Veterans from U.S. Battleship

This past Wednesday, November 11, Councilman Andy King saluted our nation’s veterans in this year’s Veterans Day Sunset Ceremony on board the Fantail Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston High School holds annual flea market

Preston High School held its annual flea market on Saturday, November 14. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Morris Park

P.S. 108 salutes veterans at special 7th annual event

On the morning of Friday, November 13, P.S. 108 kept with tradition in honoring former service members at their well-attended 7th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Celebration. Read more…
Morris Park

Chamber hosts 8th annual Veterans Recognition event

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 8th annual Veterans Recognition event to honor veterans from the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Stephen Kaufman’s Elder and Estate Planning Event

Hosted by the Law Offices of Stephen B. Kaufman, an elder and estate planning event was held on Saturday, November 14 at Tosca Cafe featuring Ronald Schwartz ‘The Age of Sage’ as its keynote speaker. Read more…
Morris Park

Veteran’s Day celebrated at Peace Memorial Plaza

The Morris Park Community Association, the Knights of Columbus, the Morris Park Kiwanis and the American Legion recently hosted an annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Pelham Bay

For over 25 years, Senzamici has provided chiropractic care

Dr. Dominick Senzamici, a local chiropractor, has provided the borough with over 25 years of chiropractic care, over 20 of which with his own practice, Senzamici Chiropractic Care. Read more…
Morris Park

FIAME holds annual book talk with Rosanna Chiofalo

The Forum of Italian American Educators was scheduled to hold their annual Book Talk event recently. Read more…

Halloween at St. Helena Church

St. Helena Catholic Church held its annual Halloween Party which saw over 200 children having a scary good time with their friends and families. Read more…
Castle Hill

PR culture celebrated at Holy Family Church

The Holy Family Church recently held a celebration of Puerto Rican culture, which included a food festival, a performance about the island’s culture, as well as an appearance by Wanda Guzman, the Queen of this past year’s Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade. Read more…
Morris Park

Retiring officer Ortiz honored by 49th Precinct

The 49th Precinct recently honored retiring police officer Owen Ortiz with a walk-out ceremony. Read more…

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