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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

120 Members And Associates Of Two Rival Street Gangs In The Bronx Charged In Federal

On Wednesday, April 27 a multi-agency task force arrested 120 members and associates of two rival street gangs operating in the Bronx: the 2Fly YGz and the Big Money Bosses. Read more…
Morrisania

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Gym Reopening

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and others united on Monday, April 18 to commemorate the grand reopening of Madison Square Boys and Girls Club’s recently renovated gymnasium. Read more…
Throggs Neck

‘Bronx Bigfoot’ Film Screening

Throggs Neck residents were treated to a special screening of the new horror flick ‘Bronx Bigfoot’. Read more…
Allerton

Klein Honored By Collegiate Institute For Math & Science

Senator Jeff Klein received a fitting present Collegiate Institute for Math and Science for his continued support of the arts. Read more…

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Poly’s disputed homer drops Fieldston

Momentum from some sparkling defense never carried over to Fieldston’s bats. Read more…

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Mott Haven

Bronx Council on the Arts Community Arts Celebration

The Bronx Council on the Arts awarded over $169,000 to 51 local artists and art organizations to fund various Bronx-based projects during BCA’s Wednesday, April 20 Community Arts Celebration. Read more…
Soundview

Judge Jenny Rivera Visits P.S. 36

Court of Appeals for New York State Judge Jenny Rivera met with P.S. 36 fourth and fifth graders this past Wednesday, April 20. Read more…

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

City Island

City Islander creates Bronx’s first Little Free Library

A once aspiring librarian is on a mission to promote literacy here in our borough. Read more…
Allerton

Councilmen Torres and Vacca question NYCHA on Boston Road Plaza elevator tragedy

Two local councilmen questioned NYCHA about an elevator death. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Willie Colon Visits Pelham Bay Diner

Former New York Jets football offensive guard Willie Colon had dinner at the Pelham Bay Diner this past Wednesday, April 20. Read more…
Baychester

‘Colors of the Community’ Raises Autism Awareness

The Bharati Dance Academy hosted ‘Colors of the Community’, an event focusing on raising Autism awareness. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Gjonaj Hosts Sanitation Legal Forum

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted the first in a series legal forums last Thursday, April 21 at Bronx House meant to educate Bronxites on a wide array of topics. Read more…

Monday, May 2, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Notify NYC now offering alerts on Rodman’s Neck bomb squad activities

People living near Rodman’s Neck can be pre-warned about NYPD-related noise. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

KNIC keeps fighting following filed lawsuit

KNIC, who hope to transform the Kingsbridge Armory into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center, as well as the KNIC’s representatives, are still fighting after they filed a lawsuit against Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Economic Development Corporation earlier this month. Read more…
Westchester Square

Westchester Square Graffiti Cleanup

Local community and law enforcment leaders joined forces to clean up graffiti plagued areas in Westchester Square last weekend. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Darcel Clark Attends CB 10 Meeting

District Attorney Darcel Clark attended Community Board 10’s Thursday, April 21 general board meeting to discuss several interesting topics. Read more…

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Pelham Parkway

New purchase expands Pel-Bay Realty

A long-lasting real estate agency in the Bronx has borough-wide reach after purchasing another long-time real estate and insurance agency. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Girl Scout wins cookie sales award for borough

A Girl Scout from Co-op City took home a coveted award. Read more…
Crotona Park East

NYJTL Hosts Crotona Park Event

Over 60 New York Junior Tennis and Learning supporters enjoyed playing tennis and shopping at a Monday, April 16 fundraising event held at Crotona Park. Read more…
Morrisania

Diaz & Bronx Tourism Council Toast ‘Savor the Bronx’

Many Bronxites joined Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Tourism Council in toasting the launch of ‘Savor the Bronx’ last Friday, April 22. Read more…

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct Community Council holds annual breakfast and awards on May 11

The 45th Precinct Community Council’s largest annual event is coming up soon. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Allegations against Bambaataa cite sexual abuse

A revered name in the history of hip hop culture currently faces allegations regarding sexual abuse. Read more…
Mott Haven

BronxWorks Celebrates Social Work Month

In honor of Social Work Month, BronxWorks held a Social Appreciation Breakfast dedicated to their distinguished team of social workers. Read more…
Woodlawn

St. Barnabas HS Alumna Earns National Mentoring Award

St. Barnabas High School alumna and board member, Bernadette Lawler Sciarabba was recently honored with Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler’s prestigious National Mentoring Award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Sunday, April 17 at 10:32 p.m. -- An investigation is ongoing into a murder. Cops responded to a report of a person shot at 1669 Randall Avenue. They found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head. The man was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx Zoo Debuts Baby Lemurs

The Madagascar! exhibit at the Bronx Zoo is now home to three new, bouncing baby lemurs! Read more…

Friday, April 29, 2016

Baychester

Shopping center to be built at former golf range

There are currently plans in the works to renovate the abandoned and shuttered Bronx Golf Center and transform it into a new shopping center. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Ferry Point Park’s long-awaiting comfort station being built after more than a decade

Visitors to Ferry Point Park may now be able to answer a ‘call of nature.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Monroe rallies past Grand Street into tourament semifinals

There was certainly some nerves on the James Monroe bench down three runs, entering the bottom sixth inning, but never panic. Read more…
Throggs Neck

P.S. 304’s 9th Annual Card Party Superhero Soiree

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s P.S. 304’s 9th Annual Card Party Superhero Soiree! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Anne Hutchinson Year Honors Bill Twomey

The late historian Bill Twomey was recently honored for his major support of Anne Hutchinson’s life and place in American history. Read more…
Mott Haven

P.S. 18 Celebrates Yoobi ‘Give Day’

Students at one Mott Haven-based elementary school received a hands-on lesson in charity last week. Read more…
Soundview

Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Reinado Pageants

Our borough’s younger generation displayed their Puerto Rican pride at this year’s Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Reinado Infantil and Miss Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade Reinado Pre-Teen pageants. Read more…

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition discussed its 12 month coalition action plan at their April meeting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Superhero Visits St. Joseph’s School For The Deaf

NYC Emergency Management superhero, Ready Girl brought her superpowers to teach St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf students on how to become their own ‘preparedness superheroes’. Read more…
Allerton

BPECA’s ‘Preferential Rent Scam’ Meeting

Bronx Park East Community Association held an important ‘Preferential Rent Scam’ meeting last Thursday, April 14. Read more…

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Throggs Neck

TN Memorial Post 1456’s Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Throggs Neck Memorial American Legion Post 1456 saluted our nation’s brave Vietnam veterans with a Saturday, April 2 luncheon held in their honor. Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Card Party

St. Francis Xavier School celebrated their yearly card party in style last Thursday, April 14 at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Stepinac HS Honors Bronxite

Archbishop Stepinac High School formally recognized Toni Amato of the Bronx as one of their two honorees during their recent Lady Crusader Annual Gala Spring Luncheon. Read more…

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throgs Neck Little League’s Tee-Ball Parade

Throgs Neck Little League threw a Sunday, April 17 parade for their Tee-Ball Division. Read more…

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Concourse

SoBRO’s Work, Learn & Grow Program Graduation

The South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation held a graduation ceremony for youth participating in the Work, Learn and Grow Program on Thursday, April 14. Read more…

Friday, April 22, 2016

Concourse

Bronx Trans Collective Grand Opening

Bronx Trans Collective, a transgender led one-stop center serving the transgender community, has opened its doors at 937 Summit Avenue. Read more…

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