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Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Throggs Neck

Santa Paws Christmas Party hosted by Bronx Foxy Pets

Non-profit community service project Bronx Foxy Pets recently hosted their first annual Santa Paws Christmas party for dogs and owners from the Bronx to fund the organization. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 hosts holiday party at Peters VA Hospital

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 visited the James J. Peters VA Hospital to host a holiday party for the patients there recently. Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Soundview

Mother and Mental Health Advocate Writes Book to Promote Understanding

After her son was diagnosed with austism, Gwendolyn Boyd Moss wanted to create a tool to help other children better understand their disabled peers Read more…
Throggs Neck

Famous Shamus plays Christmas show to raise funds

Bronx-based cover band Famous Shamus recently played a Christmas Show at Spoto’s Restaurant to benefit and raise funds for Soldier’s Angels, an organization that provides aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, their families and the veteran population. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Klein presents football medals at Throggs Neck Houses

Senator Jeff Klein presented participants with medals at the First Annual Throggs Neck Houses Football Tournament at Ferry Point Park recently. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Community, history forum: preserve pieces of existing City Island Bridge

Historical preservationists on and off City Island remain concerned about preserving at least some small pieces of the island’s old bridge now that it slated for demolition. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx veterans’ families get toys donated by BP Diaz

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently distributed toys to Bronx veterans and their families for the holiday season at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. Read more…
Castle Hill

Jimmy’s Grand Cafe Opened For Business

Jimmy’s Grand Cafe was officially welcomed to the Castle Hill section of the Bronx in a prestigious ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Monday, December 7. Read more…
West Farms

Good Counsel receives donated gifts from OLA Parenting Center

Our Lady of Assumption Parenting Center donated Christmas gifts to the women and children residing at the Good Counsel Home on Christmas Eve. Read more…

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Hunts Point

Pedestrian safety improvements on Bruckner Boulevard in Hunts Point

Pedestrian safety improvements continue being made at an intersection that is one of the borough’s busiest. Read more…

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Hunts Point

Baldor, CB2 and the Point distribute 2,000 holiday dinners

Baldor Specialty Foods, in collaboration with Community Board and the Point Community Development Center, recently distribute 2,000 holiday dinner meal boxes to south Bronx residents and families. Read more…
City Island

Assemblyman Gjonaj Holiday Party spreads cheer

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted a holiday party for his staff, friends and family, community’s and organization’s leaders and constituents. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Smoke Alarm giveaway held by Vacca to promote awareness

Councilman James Vacca recently held a Smoke Alarm/Carbon Monoxide Detector giveaway at his district office, which was part of the FDNY’s Get Alarmed fire safety education program. Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

Westchester Square

Local Automotive Company Tows for Free on New Year’s Eve

In an effort to lower the numbers of drunk drivers out on New Year’s Eve, Five J’s Automotive Limited on Zerega Avenue will tow Bronxites home free of charge Read more…
Highbridge

Local organization hopes to academically accommodate local child

Non-profit organization, the Center for Family Services, is hoping to provide a 11-year old intellectually disabled child from the south Bronx with an academically friendly environment in his home. Read more…
Baychester

Kings Harbor Multicare Center Adopts-A-Platoon

Last week, Kings Harbor Multicare Center adopted a platoon in a fundraising effort between the facility’s Therapeutic Recreation department and a group of five residents, all of whom are veterans. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Democrats’ Christmas Party

Local community leaders and elected officials celebrated the holiday season during the Bronx Democrats’ annual Christmas party held on Friday, December 18 at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Santa at the Sanz

Santa Claus paid a visit to the Sanz banquet hall on Saturday, December 19 to meet and give gifts to local children. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

Soundview

43rd Precinct commander now Inspector Pichardo

The commanding officer of the 43rd Precinct has attained a new rank during a recent group of promotions that saw many NYPD service people attain higher ranks. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Pro-Recycling Group holds Styrofoam Recycling Day

On January 9th, city council members from each borough will host styrofoam drop off stations to help the environment after the holidays. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Holiday Party & Toy Drive hosted by Bronx Chamber of Commerce

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a Holiday Party and Toy Drive at Tosca Marquee, an event that included a buffet, wine, beer, live entertainment, dancing and a cash bar, as well as a toy drive that benefited organizations that assist abused and neglected children. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 2:18 a.m. -- An unidentified male suspect followed a 21-year-old female victim as she entered an apartment building in the vicinity of Westchester and Zerega avenues. When the victim reached the 2nd floor, the suspect displayed a knife and grabbed onto her purse. The victim resisted and the suspect fled on foot. The victim was not injured and no property was taken. The suspect is a light complexion male Hispanic in his twenties, 5’10” and 200 pounds. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Olympic Swimmer Anthony Ervin and Imagine Swimming visit BronxWorks

Olympic Swimmer Anthony Ervin and members of Imagine Swimming, an organization that provides swimming lessons to children and advocated for the sport, visited BronxWorks’ McLaughlin Community Cente. Read more…

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

Edgewater Park

Bronx Times ‘Pipe Dreams’ columnist Bob Connolly dead at 73

Long time Bronx Times ‘Pipe Dreams’ columnist and avid sports fan Bob Connolly passed away on Wednesday, December 23. He was 73-years old. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

2015 All-Bronx Football Honors

Cardinal Hayes’ historic run to CHSFL Class AAA final highlighted another memorable year on the gridiron in The Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dynamic Davis seeing fruits of her labor at Truman

You can’t keep Dayona Davis out of the gym and once she gets there you have to kick her out. Every day. No days off. Read more…
Westchester Square

Lehman student caught ‘blue handed’

Following a recent trend of false fire alarms at Lehman Educational Campus, police arrested and charged a 14-year old male student last Wednesday, December 23 for pulling a fire alarm at the first floor exit resulting in the evacuation of the entire school. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Christmas Tree Lighting hosted by Klein, Gjonaj

Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj recently hosted a Christmas Tree Lighting in Rudy Macina Peace Plaza. Read more…
Westchester Square

Ornament workshop hosted at WS Library

The Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization recently hosted an ornament making workshop in the Westchester Square Library. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

Westchester Square

Chippewa Democratic club holiday party

The Chippewa Democratic Club in Westchester Square held their annual Holiday party on Thursday, December 10. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Fordham rides strong start into Atlantic-10 play

Expectations weren’t high for Fordham University coming off a 10-win season after which Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Year, and last season’s leading scorer, Eric Paschall transferred to Villanova. It took just 11 games for that to change for this year’s group. Read more…

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

161st Street BID’s Football Giveaway

The 161st Street Business Improvement District distributed free painted mini-footballs to fans outside Yankee Stadium before the start of the Indiana University versus Duke University game on Saturday, December 26. Read more…

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