Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

Local board boots Facebook haters

The hatemongers hitting the Bronx blogospheres are hurting the community, says Joe Bombace, who wants to put a stop to it. “These are cowards hiding behind the keyboard with malicious gossip,” said Bombace, blasting nameless firebrands at the Nov. 13 Morris Park Community Association gathering. Read more…
City Island

Brotherhood Tree a headache

The legal wrangling over the design of the new City Island Bridge is not the only controversy surrounding the project. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

Boro reacts to Pope’s decree

While Pope Francis has generated worldwide headlines with his call for the church to get its hands dirty in evangelization, as well as criticizing greedy capitalism, some local priests and ministers say it’s nothing new for the church. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Morris Park

Mother of three killed walking home

A mother of three died four days after being struck by a car steps from her Morris Park home on Thanksgiving Eve. Read more…
Mott Haven

Hip Hop prof pens street lit

Meet street literature with an Occupy Wall Street edge. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Allerton

Xmas Lights back in Allerton

Allerton Avenue is lighting its way out of the shadows. Read more…
Castle Hill

Castle Hill’s Ladder 47 turns 100

100 years later, much has changed in the east Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Fountain (of) service honored

Of course, there were the egg creams. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

Throggs Neck

TN holiday lights switch on

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association’s lights are back on this year, transforming the shopping strip into a Winter Wonderland. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CB 10 calls for youth jobs

Community Board 10 wants its local teenagers – and those around the city – to have jobs next summer. Read more…
Morris Park

Here in a Dash!

Morris Park is set to get some new wheels. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

Pelham Parkway

Budding artists at Columbus HS complex

It’s a course that’s the talk in only 1% of city schools, and it’s happening at one in Pelham Parkway. Read more…
Parkchester

Hindu temple aids typhoon vics

When Bharati Kemraj heard that the 49th Precinct was collecting flip-flops to ship to displaced typhoon victims in the Philippines, she immediately knew who to call. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

Kingsbridge Heights

Cabrera bites back on Armory

Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera has changed his tune once again on the plan to convert the vacant Kingsbridge Armory into the world’s largest ice rink complex. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Train wreck put Bronx hospitals to test

Last Sunday’s massive Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx put local hospitals to the test. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hunger report: Bronx hit hard

Despite financial cutbacks to Bronx food pantries, the stark demand for them continues to swell, according to a new report. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Westchester Square

Westchester Square explosion

A father and son critically injured in a explosion that collapsed the roof of their Westchester Square auto repair shop were reported out of danger. Read more…
Mott Haven

Puerto Rican moonshine in Port Morris

Ralph Barbosa and Billy Valentin have tossed back glasses of the local drink pitorro at family gatherings in the lush mountain towns of Guayama, Puerto Rico for decades. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

Bronx Times Reporter

Xmas follies for Pel Pkwy riders

The 12 days of Christmas could spell 14 days of headaches for some straphangers. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Armory rink proposal on thin ice?

With the city expected to come down with a decision this month on the future of the Kingsbridge Armory, at least one of its proposals is getting the cold shoulder... Read more…

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