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Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

Hunts Point

Easco Boilers, One of the Country’s Oldest Black Business, Celebrates 90 Years

Easco Boiler Company celebrated its 90th year this August, making it one of the oldest black-owned businesses in the country. Read more…
Morris Park

Residents continue fight with landlord at Woodmansten Building as Klein steps in

Residents at the Woodmansten building, 1541-51 Williamsbridge Road, are continuing their battle with real estate mogul Mark Scharfman. Read more…
Morris Park

Kendra Dean Earns Calvary Scholarship

Calvary Hospital awarded the 2016 Eddie Higgins Scholarship to outstanding 17-year-old student, Kendra Dean on Monday, August 15 after demonstrating academic excellence, financial need and the determination and spirt of the scholarship’s namesake, Eddie Higgins. Read more…
Castle Hill

FreshDirect Host Back-To-School Giveaway

With summer vacation drawing to a close, FreshDirect helped Bronx children preparing for the upcoming school season by providing them with academic supplies. Read more…
Norwood

NYC Parks Hosts Summer Sports Jamboree

Approximately 1,000 children of all different ages enjoyed some fun in the sun at Williamsbridge Oval Park. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital get new CEOs

Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital have new leadership. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Restaurant Week offers cool deals during dog days of summer

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association Restaurant Week runs from August 19 to September 4 and will allow diners to sample meals at several neighborhod eateries at a special price. Read more…
Allerton

Friends of CB 11 Hosts Annual Carnival

There was a great deal of summer fun to be had at this year’s Friends of Community Board 11 Carnival on Saturday, August 20 at Bronx Park East’s Trojan Field. Read more…
Throggs Neck

No Guns, No Violence Block Party

The No Guns, No Violence Block Party brought together community and law enforcement members for a fun neighborhood celebration at Dewey Avenue. Read more…
Highbridge

Garden of Dreams & NY Liberty Host WHEDco BBQ

The Garden of Dreams Foundation and the New York Liberty hosted a barbecue with Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation families on Thursday, August 18 at 1220 Gerard Avenue. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Castle Hill

Car Fire On Cross Bronx Expressway

A Jeep erupted into a fireball on the Cross Bronx Expressway during rush hour on Friday, August 19. Read more…

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Throggs Neck

After NYPD rejection, planned patrol looks to go solo

A Throggs Neck group is raising private funding to help start a civilian patrol after they failed to get NYPD backing. Read more…
Bedford Park

BronxNet Hosts State Senate Debate

Bronxites tuned to BronxNet for an exciting on-air State Senate Debate between incumbent Senator Gustavo Rivera and challenger, Councilman Fernando Cabrera on Monday, August 15. Read more…
Parkchester

Public Safety Empowerment Forum For Bronx Muslims

A public safety empowerment forum was held to help Bronx Muslims know about their rights and services to protect them against violence. Read more…
Norwood

North Central Bronx Hospital’s Back-To-School Healthfest

North Central Bronx Hospital hosted its annual Back-to-School Healthfest helping the youth get ready for the upcoming academic year. Read more…
Morris Park

Residence Inn Serves Up Mixer

The Residence Inn by Merriott hosted an evening mixer featuring music and delicious food. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Pelham Parkway

49th Precinct honors child who lost both parents

The 49th Precinct recently honored seven-year-old Tyrone Lowe, Jr. and presented him with $5,000 towards his college scholarship fund and a trip to Disneyland after losing both of his parents in a murder suicide scenario last December. Read more…
Westchester Square

Lyon Ave. Hosts 4th Annual Block Party

Lyon Avenue residents celebrated the summer season at their neighborhood’s fourth annual summer block party. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas Nurses Earn Doctorates

Congratulations are in order for three St. Barnabas nurses who have recently earned their doctorates. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Pelham Bay

Alfonse Agovino Sr., advocate for the developmentally disabled, has street named in his honor

Al Agovino will have part of Harrington Avenue co-named in his honor. Read more…
Parkchester

Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

A 25-year-old man died in motorcycle accident in Parkchester over the weekend. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Houses native a popular sneaker collector

A top rate Nike sneaker collector is bringing delight to a growing number of fans. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Tim Curtain Performs at Brewski’s

Tim Curtain and Friends gave a crowd pleasing musical performance on the back deck of Brewski’s Bar and Grill on Thursday, August 18. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Chamber & Ridgewood Bank Host Small Business Financial Workshop

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Ridgewood Savings Bank hosted a free Small Business Financial Workshop at the Hutchinson Metro Center. Read more…
Soundview

Golf Clinic Held At Soundview Park

The 43rd Precinct and I Golf Fore Kids hosted the ‘Blue Grass Project’, a golf clinic for local children, on Wednesday, August 17 at Soundview Park. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Senator Rivera Distributes Back-To-School Supplies

Senator Gustavo Rivera, assembly members Victor Pichardo and Michael Blake and council members Ritchie Torres and Vanessa Gibson hosted their third annual Back-to-School Celebration at Crotona Park. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Parkchester

Public forum empowers Bronx Muslims

A public forum empowered Bronx Muslims to persevere against fear and discrimination. Read more…
Woodstock

Bronxchester Houses Get Long Awaited Repairs from NYCHA and L+M Development

Residents at 520 E. 156th Street finally got to see results from the New York City Housing Authority’s Permanent Affordability Commitment Together, or PACT, program. Read more…
Norwood

Gjonaj & Cohen Hosts International Family Day

The Bronx celebrated its diversity at a recent cultural festival in Norwood. Read more…
Concourse

Yankees Honor A-Rod At Final Game

The New York Yankees honored Alex Rodriguez at his final major league game on Friday, August 12 at Yankee Stadium. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hosts 28th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic

Nearly 300 people attended Calvary Hospital’s 28th annual Golf and Tennis Classic at Brae Burn Country Club and Century Country Club in Westchester County. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Gibson Distributes Back-To-School Supplies

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson helped local children get ready for the upcoming academic season by distributing back and other school supplies at a the third annual Back-to-School Celebration. Read more…
Westchester Square

Pearly Gates Mini Summer Camp’s Closing Celebration

Pearly Gates Mini Summer Camp recently celebrated its closing day ceremony at Pearly Gates Playground. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Mott Haven

Silvercup Studio sets up shop in Bronx

First series to call Port Morris home is ABC’s ‘Time After Time’. Read more…
Mott Haven

WW II soldier’s rifle returns from France

A M1 rifle belonging to WWII veteran and South Bronx native has been returned to his family. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park: pollution may be entering park from Yonkers pipe

A mysterious source of pollution in a brook running into Van Cortlandt Park has advocates searching for explanations. Read more…
Fordham

2nd Annual Eat nYc Food & Wine Festival Serves Up Charity

Bronxites satisfied their hunger for excitement by attending a recent charitable food and wine festival. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Norwood Celebrates Sixth Annual Summer Streets Festivial

Summertime fun was in fun swing at this year’s sixth annual Summer Streets Festival! Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Westchester Square

Monte Patients Visit Camp Spinnaker

Ten Bronx children diagnosed with asthma attended Camp Spinnaker, an asthma camp in New Hampshire during the week of Monday, August 15. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

PAL Hosts Annual Sports Day

Over 400 Police Athletic League youngsters got into the Olympic spirit by participating in PAL’s annual Sports Day at Van Cortlandt Park. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

Parkchester

St. Helena Summer Students Visit NY Hall of Science

Students attending St. Helena Elementary School’s Summer Program had fun learning during some recent field trips to the Bronx Zoo and New York Hall of Science. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

Morris Park

Internship At The Residence Inn

The Residence Inn by Marriott taught nine young people the ins and outs of running a hotel. Read more…

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