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Friday, July 3, 2015

Throggs Neck

Assault on Hollywood Avenue

On Sunday, June 21 at 2:30 a.m., a young woman was assaulted by a man wearing black clothes between Barkley and Hollywood avenues who followed her home from work. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Annual New York Salutes America Orchard Beach Fireworks

On Thursday, June 25, the annual ‘New York Salutes America’ boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza was held at Orchard Beach and saw many residents in attendance. Read more…
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Borough’s 25 influential women honored by Bronx Times

On Tuesday, June 30, The Bronx Times held a ceremony for the ‘25 Bronx Influential Women’ to honor the year’s most influential women in the borough. Read more…
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Fireworks spectacular at Orchard Beach

The annual New York Salutes America Orchard Beach Fireworks was hosted by Senator Jeff Klein and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

TNVAC holds discussion about organization’s future

Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps recently hosted a community roundtable discussion to get community input on the organization’s future. Read more…

Thursday, July 2, 2015

City Island

Concierge Day held by CI Chamber of Commerce

The City Island Chamber of Commerce recently held Concierge Day, where concierges, travel professionals and tour operators were taken on a tour of their own in Pelham Bay Park and City Island. Read more…

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Throggs Neck

Deputy commissioner honors late brother by awarding grants

Bronx-born deputy commissioner of legal matters Larry Byrne recently awarded grants to three students at M.S. 101’s graduation in honor of his late brother and police officer Edward Byrne. Read more…
Westchester Square

Litter causes a big stink in Westchester Square

Grass clippings, litter, and dog excrement purposely blown into streets around P.S 12 and not removed has caused a big stink among Westchester Square community members. Read more…
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BronxWorks holds 5k Run and Walk to raise awareness and funds

BronxWorks first ever Feed Shelter Teach Support 5K Run/Walk was held recently. Read more…

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pelham Parkway

Senator Klein: stop tenant harassment at Pelham Parkway buildings

A group of outraged tenants and two elected officials are calling on the state attorney general to investigate what they say is landlord harassment. Read more…

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East Bronx Traffic Coalition holds public forum on congestion

The East Bronx Traffic Coalition has held its first town hall style meeting. Read more…
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Locust Point Yacht Club holds annual fleet blessing

The Locust Point Yacht Club held its Annual Blessing of the Fleet recently. Read more…
Westchester Square

7th Annual Fair at the Square

The Westchester Square BID hosted the annual festival on June 20. Read more…

Monday, June 29, 2015

Ferry Point Park

Community Board 10 hosts Department of City Planning on Ferry Point road study findings

Community Board 10 hosted the Department of City Planning in Ferry Point recently to discuss ideas for improving traffic flow in the community. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Scanlan rents out space to charter school

Monsignor Scanlan High School will be leasing space for Grand Concourse Academy Charter School. Read more…
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Fathers Day baseball at Bartow-Pell

The museum reenacted a 1864 baseball game for dads. Read more…
Pelham Bay

8th grade graduation held at OLA

Our Lady of Assumption recently held a graduation for their eighth grade students who will be moving on to high school. Read more…

Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Kids Care Child Safety Awareness Walk

On Friday, June 19, children at C.S. 55 participated in a nearly one and half mile walk from their school to Yankee Stadium to help raise awareness of children safety in the borough. Read more…

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Castle Hill

CNBA continues to fight Days Inn

The hotel in Castle Hill is under construction. Read more…
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Brookings Report highly ranks SUNY Maritime, Manhattan College nationally

The Brookings Report, a study recently conducted that measures a college’s graduates tuition costs as well as starting and mid-career salary, ranked both SUNY Maritime and Manhattan College among the top higher learning institutions in the nation. Read more…
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Passing resolution allows 16, 17-year olds to be appointed to boards

Community boards are welcoming their youngest members - 16- and 17-year olds. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 38

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 38 swore in their new president and officers on Monday, June 15 at Louis’ Deafood Restaurant. Read more…
Pelham Bay

OLA Students’ Field Day

Our Lady of the Assumption 5th, 6th and 7th grade students had a field day at Pelham Bay Park this past Tuesday, June 13. Read more…
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Retiring detective DiPierro honored by Klein

During the third annual Bronx Day celebration, Senator Jeff Klein honored retiring NYPD detective Victor DiPierro for his distinguished 20-year career. Read more…

Friday, June 26, 2015

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First Upscale Hotel Opens

The Residence Inn at the Hutch Metro Center opened in May and held a ribbon cutting ceremony June 24. Read more…
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St. Raymond dedicates dedicates gym to legenday coach Patnosh

Ron Patnosh use to joke that he came with building at St. Raymond. Now a piece of it belongs to him. Read more…
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Bronx mortuary transfer raises problems

The recent transfer of Bronx mortuary services and workers to Manhattan and Queens has been causing problems. Read more…
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2015 All-Bronx Softball Honors

It was quite a year of softball in the Bronx. Read more…
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Truman, Spellman hoops stars pick college destinations

The ball doesn’t lie if you ask Lisa Fields. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Three Girl Scouts awarded Silver Award

Three Girl Scouts of Cadette Troop 6127 recently received the Silver Award at Knights of Columbus for committing themselves to community service and volunteering. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Moving truck crashes on Hutchinson River Parkway, losing its roof and snarling traffic

A moving truck crashed into the Westchester Avenue overpass while traveling southbound on the Hutchinson River Parkway recently. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pelham Bay

Neighborhood enjoys annual Greek festival

Fun and games from the Greek American Institue in Pelham Bay Read more…
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P.S. 304 dedicates Liberty Lawn with American flags for first responders, service personnel

P.S. 304 students dedicated their Liberty Lawn on Flag Day as a fitting tribute to ‘old glory’ with rows of flags planted. Read more…
Throggs Neck

45th Precinct Cop of the Month selected

A cop who is adept at closing out tire and rim cases was singled out with an award. Read more…
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Mount Staint Vincent hosts Riverfest 2015

Multi-platinum music group Blood Sweat & Tears headlined the event. Read more…

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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Bronx Business Expo set for Mall

The free event will take place at the Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…
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St. Raymond High School junior named ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’

St. Raymond High School junior David Morales was an award recipient in an essay contest through the Police Athletic League. Read more…

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Bronx girls perform at Radio City Music Hall

Sisters Idania and Joelly Quezada from the Bronx recently performed at Radio City Music Hall for the Garden of Dreams Talent Show. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Musicians to perform for Nepal’s earthquake victims

Pelham Bay residents and musicians Anthony Liccese and Bill Maher are ready to perform at a great venue for a great cause - Nepal’s earthquake victims. Read more…
Westchester Square

Circle in the Square Movie Night

On Saturday, June 13, the Westchester Square Business Improvement District and Councilman James Vacca hosted a movie night in Westchester Square featuring a special screening of the 1985 classic ‘The Goonies’. Read more…

Monday, June 22, 2015

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BP Diaz meets with CNG’s owners, staff

Major League Soccer is still casting an eye at Aqueduct as the site for a new stadium after talks in the Bronx failed to come up with an agreement, the Bronx borough president told a meeting of the Community News Group earlier this month. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Community comments on PPN reconstruction

Community Board 11 hosted a public hearing to air concerns about the preliminary design. Read more…
Castle Hill

CHNBA Community Meeting

On Saturday, June 13, the Castle Hill Neighborhood Betterment Association, Inc. held a very important meeting inside Holy Family Church to discussion ongoing issues within the community. Read more…
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Youth Leaders on the Move present college scholarships

Youth Leaders on the Move held their annual scholarship dinner recently. Read more…

Sunday, June 21, 2015

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Blessing of the Fleet on CI

Boating season kicked off with the multi-denomitational ceremony. Read more…
City Island

Public meeting held by Hart Island Foundation

The Hart Island Foundation recently held a public meeting at the City Island Library. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Cub Scouts from St. Theresa Pack 1214 received medal honors

Cub Scouts from St. Theresa School Pack 1214 received medals recently. Read more…

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Morris Park

DiPierro retires after 20 years with 49th

The community affairs officer spent his entire career at the precinct. Read more…
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New York Salutes America Orchard Beach Fireworks, Eating Contest on June 25

The annual New York Salutes America fireworks show and promenade fest is being planned for Orchard Beach. Read more…
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Department of City Planning releases Hutchinson River Parkway Transportation Corridor Study

The completion of a Department of City Planning study of the Hutchinson River Parkway has many in the community contemplating next moves on traffic. Read more…
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Preston softball stars go out winners at Mayor’s Cup

Preston’s seniors have known nothing but heartbreak at the end of each of its seasons, losing in four straight CHSAA Archdiocesan softball championship games. Read more…
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Cardinals draft former Horace Mann star Bader

Harrison Bader doesn’t see getting draft as just completion of a lifelong dream but the start of one. Read more…
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Worth the wait: Bronx-native Rodriguez draft by D-Backs

Wesley Rodriguez needed a distraction as the wait to find out his baseball future dragged on longer than expected. Read more…
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Abrazo Boricua in New York

On Thursday, June 11, the annual celebration Abrazo Boricua in New York was held at Maestro’s and honored four distinguished community members from both New York and Puerto Rico. Read more…
Pelham Bay

First Doggy Play Date hosted by Bronx Foxy Pets

Bronx Foxy Pets recently held their first Doggy Play Date at Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
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United Federation of Teachers gives college scholarships to borough youth

The United Federation of Teachers gave 40 $5,000 college scholarships to a group of young people from the borough on Monday, June 8. Read more…

Friday, June 19, 2015

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Tennis center opening celebrated

New York Junior Tennis and Learning will provide free youth programing at the Crotona Park facility. Read more…
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3rd annual Bronx Day celebrated in Albany

Elected officials celebrated the 3rd Annual Bronx Day in Albany on Monday, hosted by Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, Senator Jeff Klein, and Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Bronx residents traveled to Albany to show off the borough’s culture, businesses, organizations and bright future. Below, Assemblyman Gjonaj presents Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie with a New York Yankees jersey. Photos by Walter Pofeldt Read more…
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JLo films on Bronx block

A new TV show shot a scene on Tremont Avenue. Read more…

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