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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx GPO conversion to retail space starts

The Bronx General Post Office, at the corner of Grand Concourse and East 149th Street, is set to undergo drastic changes, and has recently begun to implement the renovations. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Urban Vape proves vaping is the new smoking

Urban Vape, a vape shop on East Tremont Avenue, is proving to be a great fit for the neighborhood. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition reviews grant application

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held an important monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 8. Read more…

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Morris Park

Veterans museum curator Garofalo passes, 95

The Morris Park community mourns the loss of beloved 95-year-old World War II veteran and Bronx Veterans Museum founder and curator, Joseph Garofalo. Read more…

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Eastchester

Taco Bell being built on Conner Street

A new Taco Bell is currently being built on Conner Street and will become the fifth Taco Bell in the Bronx upon completion. Read more…
Belmont

Congressman Crowley honors Women of distinction

Crowley hosted his 13th Annual Women’s History Month Celebration Read more…
Morris Park

Bronxite centennial Fannie Lama celebrates b-day

Earlier this month, Fannie Lama celebrated her 100th birthday at Pasta Pasta Restaurant. Read more…

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Soundview

P.S. 317 for 2017

New school built on White Plains Road and Bruckner Boulevard. Read more…
Fordham

Street Renamed after late NYPD Officer

Late NYPD police officer Kevin Gillespie was honored this past Friday March 11, with the renaming of a Fordham street. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Borough Pres Honors Officers

Ruben Diaz Jr. thanks team for capturing suspect Read more…
Bedford Park

BX high school will go exploring

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. was recently on hand to discuss the benefits of the 2016 Nat Geo Mundo Explorer Contest. Read more…

Monday, March 21, 2016

Morris Park

Boxing trainer, youth advocate and Morris Park legend Joseph DeGuardia Sr. mourned

Joseph DeGuardia Sr., Morris Park boxing coach, has passed away. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community Board 7 appoints new district manager

Meet Community Board 7’s new district manager, Andrew Sandler. Read more…
Belmont

Local Church Hosts Giveaway

On Saturday, March 12, The United Church of God on Third Avenue distributed free coats, hot soup and snacks to anyone in need. Members of the United Church of God, the NYPD Chaplin Service, the 48th Precinct, and 48th Precinct Auxiliary Police were on hand to distribute coats. The community service event was held in memory of Pastor Sarita Torres, who recently passed away. Read more…
Co-op City

Councilman Andy King honors 12 ladies for Women’s History Month

Councilman Andy King honored 12 leading borough women. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Easter breakfast hosted by Senator Klein

On Monday, March 14, Senator Jeff Klein hosted his 21st annual Easter Bunny Breakfast & Magic Show at Villa Barone Manor to celebrate the annual holiday. Read more…

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Business Improvement District effort reaches crucial outreach to landlords phase

A BID formation effort is at a crucial juncture. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Makes Pledge to Office

Rafael Salamanca, who recently won the special election for Council District 17, was sworn into office last Wednesday, March 9, at a City Council meeting in Manhattan. Read more…
Throggs Neck

23rd annual Awards Dinner hosted by VISIONS

VISIONS (Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired) Bronx Advisory Board recently hosted their 23rd annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony at Tosca Marquee. Read more…
Morris Park

6th Annual Abrazo Garifuna Banquet

Local elected officials celebrated a select few Garifuna American individuals’ accomplishments at last Friday’s prestigious awards ceremony. Read more…
Belmont

Councilman Torres visits youth debate tournament at M.S. 45

Councilman Ritchie Torres visited the third annual Middle School Quality Initiative Debate. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Visions’ 23rd Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony

The Visions Bronx Advisory Board celebrated its 23rd annual dinner and awards ceremony last Thursday, March 10 at Tosca Marquee. Read more…

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Throggs Neck

Green on thoroughfare for 18th Annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held on March 13. Read more…
Fordham

Parade Proposal on St.Patty’s

Throggs neck fireman holds up parade for a suprise proposal Read more…
Melrose

South Bronx Studio Closes up Exhibit

LDR Studio Gallery held its closing reception featuring ‘The Rise of the S.B.X. Artists’ on Wednesday, March 2. “Through this era of gentrification and political undermining, our struggle motivated this exhibition,” said Luis D. Rosado, who curated the exhibit. The show was inspired by Dadaism and Surrealism. Read more…
Eastchester

Cardinal Spellman High presents new play

‘In The Heights’ ran this past weekend at Cardinal Spellman High School. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Monday, March 7, 7:57 a.m. --Cops responded to a 911 call for an assault in progress at 313 E. 141st Street. They found a 34-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man both dead form multiple stab wounds. A knife was found at the scene and an investigation is underway. Read more…

Friday, March 18, 2016

Allerton

Woman’s life nearly claimed after hit-and-run

A hit-and-run incident recently occurred on Williamsbridge Road between Waring and Mace avenues which resulted in a woman being taken to Jacobi in critical condition. Read more…
Throggs Neck

18th Annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Celebrating its 18th year, the Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held on Sunday, March 13 to the delight of many Bronxites in attendance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz hosts women’s history month celebration

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Women’s History Celebration recently. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Forward duo powers Lehman to PSAL Class A crown

Charlette Leurs can crash the defensive glass, go coast-to-coast and lay it up on the other end for two points, despite being a big. In the rare case that she isn’t able to get the two points, Paulina Afriyie, another big that runs the floor exceptionally well, was there to clean up. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Senior-laden KIPP NYC wins PSAL Class B crown

KIPP NYC wasn’t going let up in the closing minutes. It came too far to do so, so it grinded its way all the way to the end. Read more…
Castle Hill

Children’s entertainment star visits Holy Cross School

The Archdiocese of New York brought children’s entertainment star, Mr. Marc to speak at Holy Cross Elementary School. Read more…

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Trip to Garden slips away from Truman

A trip to Madison Square Garden was in Truman’s grasp, and it was oh so close to finally getting past its biggest rival in the process. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scanlan drops ‘AA’ title game to St. Anthony’s

A CHSAA Class AA title will have to wait, but Monsignor Scanlan provided it belonged playing at the highest classification. Read more…

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