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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx native Glover focused on health after Achilles injury

You will not see Mike Glover playing streetball anywhere near a blacktop court this summer for the first time in 15 years. Read more…

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Age not just a number for Hayes’ Covington

Justin Covington has never used being younger as an excuse. Instead it continues to be a motivating factor in his football career, which appears headed towards a Division-I future. Read more…

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Boogie Down Booth highlights Bronx genres

The second version of the popular music installation was unveiled by the Bronx Music Heritage center on July 14. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Edgewater Volunteer Firefighter BBQ

On Sunday, July 12, the Edgewater Volunteer Firefighter Department held a fun, summertime bbq event for the local community. Read more…

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

NYCLU lawsuit on Hart Island settled, City Island Civic Association continues to look for transfer to Parks

The Department of Corrections has agreed to provide greater access to Hart Island as settlement of a lawsuit with the New York Civil Liberties Union. Read more…

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Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein and NIDC install peepholes

Senator Jeff Klein and the Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation installed new entrance door peepholes. Read more…

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Westchester Square

WSZIO Saturday play program for children at Pearly Gates Park

Pearly Gates Park will be playing host to a Saturday children’s play program. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Drug Bust at Pelham Parkway Houses

Police arrested 10 people last Wednesday, July 8 for selling and distributing cocaine and marijuana throughout the Pelham Parkway Houses. Read more…
Morrisania

Annual block party held by Bronx Defenders

The Bronx Defenders recently held their 2015 Community Block Party, where families and children gathered to meet staff and enjoy the festivities. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bon Secours New York Health Care System holds ‘Midsummer Nights’ Fundraising Party

Bon Secours New York Health Care System held their Midsummer Night’s Cocktail Party. Read more…

Monday, July 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

S. Bronx NeON opens nutrition kitchen

The Food Bank for New York City partnered with the Department of Probation for the initiative. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYRP has vision for Bronx waterfront

An ambitious master plan to increase access to open space in the south Bronx was recently released. Read more…
Country Club

Famous boxers train Villa campers

On Wednesday, July 8, summer campers participating at Villa Maria Academy’s summer camp program were treated to a rare opportunity to learn proper boxing techniques from famous boxers Gerry ‘Great White Hope’ Cooney and Iran ‘The Blade’ Barkley. Read more…

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Pelham Bay

St. Theresa Feast in Pelham Bay runs from July 22-26

The St. Theresa parish feast will be held once again this year, with carnival-style rides, games and family fun. Read more…
Baychester

Cancer survivor’s story about weight loss is a true inspiration

Steve Martin, a 23-year old Bronx resident and a cancer survivor, stands as inspiration and motivation for other individuals in the Bronx suffering with cancer and obesity. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Assemblyman Benedetto holds campaign fundraiser in Throggs Neck

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto held a fundraiser for his re-election committee recently. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Montefiore’s ‘Stomp Out Sarcoma’ walk held in VCP

Montefiore recently held their 10th annual ‘Stomp Out Sarcoma’ walk in Van Cortlandt Park to held spread awareness about sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Read more…
Castle Hill

Castle Hill Family Day held

Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, and District Leader Julia Rodriguez hosted the annual Castle Hill Family Day at Holy Family church on Saturday, July 11. The event was an afternoon of food, games, arts and crafts, face painting and surprises. Read more…

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Coqui the Chef’s ‘Summer Cooking Camp for Kids’

Every Friday from 3 until 4:30 p.m., Coqui the Chef will be hosting weekly ‘Summer Cooking Camp for Kids’ to help better educate south Bronx children and their families on healthy dietary habits. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Rooted In NYC Survey reveals stats on parks in the Bronx

Environmentally friendly TD Bank recently conducted a Rooted In NYC Survey, which revealed data and statistics on parks in the Bronx. Read more…
Castle Hill

Klein donates summer backpacks to local children

Senator Jeff Klein and the Youth Service Opportunities Project donated summer backpacks to nearly 300 Bronx children from the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and HELP Bronx - Morris Avenue Shelter on Thursday, July 9. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Essen Medical House’s 10th Anniversary

Serving the Bronx’s underserved elderly, frail and disabled population for a decade, Essen Medical House recently celebrated this accomplishment at a special anniversary event held at Tosca Marquee. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Family day in Pelham Bay Park

Reach Reporter Jaime Williams at 718-260-4591. E-mail her at jwilliams@cnglocal.com. Read more…

Friday, July 17, 2015

Morris Park

Morris Park diner sees robbery, shooting

A brazen morning robbery at a popular eatery has community leaders in Morris Park and an elected official raising concerns about crime. Read more…
Morrisania

Lawmakers push to rename Morrisania Post Office after Herman Badillo

Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and congressmembers José Serrano, Charles Rangel and Joseph Crowley announced Thursday, July 9 that the Senate and the House of Representatives passed legislation to rename the Morrisania Post Office in honor of the late former congressman and Bronx borough president Herman Badillo. Read more…

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Co-op City

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosts Business and Health Expo at the Mall at Bay Plaza

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosted a Business and Health Expo at the Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…

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