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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Ravens can’t close out Bishop Loughlin

Sidney Wilson ran through the middle of the lane and rose above the Bishop Loughlin defense to slam home an Isaiah Washington miss and was fouled. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Parkchester

Parkchester hate crime suspects cuffed

Police have arrested and charged two teens, ages 14 and 15-years old, in connection to the Friday, January 15 anti-Muslim hate crime committed against 43-year old Parkchester resident, Bengali Mujibur Rahman. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center patients among arts contest winners

Jacobi Medical Center celebrated the writing prowess of two former patients whose poetry earned first prize finishes in different categories in New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Recovery Arts Festival. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Fordham

Fordham Plaza’s new design officially unveiled

On Wednesday, January 20, New York City Department of Transportation commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Federal Transit Administration administrator Therese McMillan and NYC Department of Design and Construction commissioner Dr. Feniosky Pena-Mora, among others, hosted the unveiling of a newly designed Fordham Plaza. Read more…

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Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 19 inside of Community Board 9’s office located at 1967 Turnbull Avenue. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Co-op City

Co-op City Wants FiOS;Verizon Ignores Call

Verizon violates its agreement with NYC by refusing to expand into Co-op city area Read more…
Fordham

Cops and Kids

The Police Athletic League aims for understanding between inner city kids and cops in the area Read more…
Co-op City

Standard Collaboration Dances for a Cause

Student dance performance highlights lack of communication with local police Read more…

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Community Coalition issues 90 day challenge

The Soundview Drug Free Community Coalition will embark on a 90 day challenge called the ‘Soundview Drug Free Quarter’. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Speed bumps installed at Icahn Charter Schools

Icahn Charter Schools was recently the recipient of three speed bumps in order to increase traffic safety and decrease traffic speed for motorists who pass by the school, thanks to the teamwork of the school, NYC DOT, Councilman James Vacca and Community Board 11 district manager Jeremy Warneke. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bar owner serves as a neighborhood guide

Vivienne’s Bar, located at 3044 Westchester Avenue, has continued to provide the community with a place that they can truly call their home away from home because of its safe, homey, close-knit setting. Read more…
Pelham Bay

‘American Artists in London’ exhibit hosted at Bartow-Pell

Cultural historian Lorella Brocklesby recently presented ‘American Artists in London: Scandals Galore’, an artwork exhibit that highlights seven renowned American artists who traveled to London to enhance their careers, their creativity and their reputation. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Blizzard results in over 27 of snow in BX

This past weekend, a big blizzard hit the Bronx, dumping over 27 inches of snow on the borough and it’s residents. According to DCPI, crime in the borough decreased by 40% on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24. Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

MTA studying Bx29 bus with eye towards possible changes

Community activism and the tragic death of woman on her way home from work may bring about more comprehensive bus service. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scooters becoming more common on borough streets

Scooters are becoming part of the streetscape of the borough, but they don’t appear to be legal. Read more…
Van Nest

Residents raise stink over slaughterhouse

Located at 603-605 Morris Park Avenue, Vivero Macca Live Poultry has raised some concerns among Van Nest residents. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Children Sing for Students and Staff

Students at PS/MS 95X put on a joyous holiday show for fellow students and staff this Christmas season Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Longwood

“Women for Salamanca” Rally for District 17 Special Election

A group of over 50 women headed up by Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo recently declared their support for Salamanca Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Jacobi Medical Center uses 3D printing for young girl’s prosthetic hand

A young girl has received a new prosthetic hand using some of the latest in 3D printing technology, with doctors making a custom fitting hand at Jacobi Medical Center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hip hop expo to promote independent artists

On Saturday, February 27, New Bronx City, Inc., along with Essentials 608 Events, will be hosting a hip hop expose at Essentials 608’s location, 608 Fordham Road, will will present local independent artists of all kinds with an opportunity to get their brands and products into the public eye. Read more…
Williamsbridge

SUV Community Shooting Response Rally

Stand Up to Violence held a Friday, January 22 community shooting response rally between White Plains Road and East 221st Street, the site of a Saturday, January 16 shooting of a 27-year old man who was left injured by the incident. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Wednesday, January 20, 3:30 p.m. -- Police reported an assault on the northbound 5 IRT train near East 160th Street and Prospect Avenue. A 38-year-old man had been sitting on the train with his wife when a ‘person of interest’ and the victim’s wife had a verbal altercation. The person of interest then assaulted the victim and ran out of the train. Read more…

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

BX received over 27 inches of snow from blizzard

A big blizzard hit the Bronx this past week and delivered over 27 inches of snow - but the borough made the best of the situation. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hart Island transfer plan runs into some opposition

Community activists continue to advocate for transfer of jurisdiction for Hart Island, but it might not be an easy sell. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

“Overlooked” Pena trying to play his way to scholarship

George Pena’s size is no measure of his impact on the basketball court. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Flying high: Young Pilots jelling, exceeding expectations

Jane Morris’ preseason expectations for her young team and the sophomore guard leading it have already been well surpassed. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

A shared vision: an op-ed by Keith Rubenstein

Postive change in Mott Haven could bring jobs and justice to the neighborhood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz and Trinity Baptist Church Honor MLK

Last week, Bronxites did their part to keep Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream alive by commemorating the late civil rights leader in a special interfaith service held at Trinity Baptist Church. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point Civic Association holds ‘Oktoberfest’

The Locust Point Civic Association held its ‘Oktoberfest’ at its civic center on Friday, January 22. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

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