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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…

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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…

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

First Reel Bronx Film Fest to bring glitz to borough

A bit of Hollywood glamour is coming to Throggs Neck in a film festival scheduled for a weekend in May. Read more…
Fordham

Participatory budgeting results announced

Councilman Ritchie Torres and the 15th Congressional District office recently hosted an event to announce the result of the first participatory budgeting cycle for the central Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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Van Cortlandt Village

First Holy Communion at St. Patrick’s Home

On Sunday, May 10, a procession of approximately 20 children who made or will make their First Holy Communion attended Mass at St. Patrick’s Home Chapel. Read more…

Monday, May 18, 2015

Westchester Square

Westchester Square welcomes security cameras

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto secured a grant for the system. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx high school twins win $30,000 in culinary scholarships

On Friday, April 17, Bronx twins, Amia and Araina Chase took home approximately $30,000 in college scholarships following their victory in Careers Through Culinary Arts Program’s Cooking Competition. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham grade school gets Ito sculpture

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District arranged the art donation. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Birds Take Flight at Bronx Zoo

On Saturday, May 9, the Bronx Zoo hosted ‘Birds in Flight’, a free-flight bird show as part of May’s Migration Month activities. Read more…
Throggs Neck

2nd annual Global Citizenship Gala held by Lehman

Lehman College held their 2nd annual Global Citizenship Gala at Villa Barone Manor last week. Read more…

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

$12 million pedestrian bridge in Van Cortlandt Park to be built

Construction on a long-awaited pedestrian bridge connecting east and west sides of Van Cortlandt Park is coming soon. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

East Bronx Traffic Coalition calls for further study of local roads

A coalition of residents is making its own pitch for further study of major east Bronx roads. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Change iWear opens on Crosby Avenue

The eyeglass store plans to donate a percentage of profits to education. Read more…
Hunts Point

‘Salsa in the Park’

On Saturday, May 9, the Southern Boulevard BID and Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc. presented ‘Salsa in the Park’, a Mother’s Day weekend special. Read more…
Pelham Bay

CB 10 hosts Healthy Lifestyles Challenge

Community Board 10 hosted a Healthy Lifestyles Challenge in Pelham Bay Park to encourage activity and exercise amongst those in attendance. Read more…

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Throggs Neck

Klein announces ‘Call for Caddies’ for TN Houses teens

On Thursday, April 30, Senator Jeff Klein announced ‘Call for Caddies,’ an initiative to connect Throggs Neck Houses teens with caddy positions offered at Ferry Point Park’s Trump Golf Links. Read more…
Morris Heights

40-year anniversary for River Park Towers

The River Park Towers celebrate a milestone year after the Bronx’s tallest skyscrapers were completed 40 years ago. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Fundraiser to be held for victims of East Tremont fire

The Tasty Ladies of NY will hold a fire relief event at the Locust Point Civic Center in late June to raise funds for the free families that were displaced as a result of a house fire at 3550 East Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Belmont

Albanian president visits St. Barnabas

President of Albania Bujar Nushani, along with his wife Odeta, recently visited St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Bronx Chamber hosts golf outing

The event benefitted the Bronx YMCA. Read more…
Castle Hill

Petting Zoo at St. Raymond’s

Elementary school students got up close and personal with the animals. Read more…

Friday, May 15, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Police arrest two in connection with 2013 mob hit

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with the 2013 mob execution style shooting murder of Michael Meldish, a well-known mob hit man and co-leader of the infamous ‘Purple Gang’. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bankers breakfast hosted at Villa Barone Manor

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the 17th annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast with the New York Business Initiative Corporation. Read more…
Country Club

Flag Donated to Sisters Servants of Mary

On Friday, May 8, American Legion Post 19 donated a flag to the Sisters Servants of Mary. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Morris Park Community Association re-elects its president Tony Signorile

The Morris Park Community Association held the election for president of the organization on Wednesday, May 13 Read more…

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Justo pitches Monroe over rival George Washington

James Monroe didn’t try to fool itself by calling its matchup with George Washington just another game. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gillen’s blast powers Fordham to third straight Atlantic-10 crown

Rachel Gillen put the exclamation point on her playoff performance and another conference title for Fordham University. Read more…

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Throggs Neck

Wilcox Avenue fire tears families apart

On the evening of Monday, May 4, a fire tore through two Throggs Neck families’ childhood home and has left them displaced. Read more…

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Bedford Park

President Obama visit Lehman College to speak about youth initiative

President Obama visited Herbert H. Lehman College to announce an initiative designed to help urban youth, especially young men of color. Read more…

Monday, May 11, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Street named for activist, Margaret Mack

West Mosholu Parkway South at Jerome Avenue was named the “Margaret Mack Triangle” in honor of the community activist. Read more…

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Wings penalized for playing in Dick’s Nationals

The Wings athletic programs could be shut out of interstate competition next year as punishment for its participation in the Dick’s High School Nationals Tournament — and school officials say the league didn’t warn them about those consequences before the event. Read more…

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