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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx schools to experience high turnover ratio

Four Bronx schools, Lehman High School, Junior High School 80, Banana Kelly High School and Fordham Leadership Academy, will be replacing significant amounts of staff members for the upcoming school year as part of a major transformation. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Acrobat Li Liu Performs At Pelham Bay Park

The Shenyang native wowed hundreds of SummerKids attendees with her gravity defying acrobatic showcase. Read more…

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Two borough high school teachers attend C-SPAN educators conference

Two local teachers went to Washington courtesy of C-SPAN. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

49th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Following recent incidents of violence throughout the nation, local elected officials, community and law enforcment members met for a ‘Community Call for Unit and Understanding’ prayer vigil to help promote healing. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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Throggs Neck

45th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Prayer vigils were held throughout all Bronx police precincts to pray for peace and safety following recent violence across the nation. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa’s Church holds 20th annual, five-day Feast of St. Theresa

St. Theresa’s Church is holding from July 20-24 the 20th annual Feast of St. Theresa Read more…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center receives top trauma care designation

Jacobi Medical Center is a key state trauma treatment center. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throgs Neck Little League Named District Champions

For the first time ever in the league’s history, Throgs Neck Little League has completed a sweep of all five age groups as District Champions. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Westchester Square

East Bronx History Forum Receives $2,000 Grant

Congratulations are in order for the East Bronx History Forum which received a 2016 Citizens Committee for NYC Neighborhood Grant in the amount of $2,000. Read more…

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Pelham Parkway

NYISE Students Meet ‘Daredevil’ Actor

New York Institute for Special Education students got a surprise visit from Marvel Comics superhero, Daredevil. Read more…

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Throggs Neck

Community Board 10 Graff Avenue group home advisory opinion to be appealed to OPWDD

A service provider will appeal a CB 10 group home vote. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca Visits Northeast Bronx Senior Center

Councilman James Vacca hosted a fun-filled exercise program for Northeast Bronx Senior Center residents. Read more…

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Pelham Bay

Vacca Honor Middletown Plaza Staff

Councilman James Vacca recognized three remarkable members of Middletown Plaza’s staff. Read more…

Monday, July 18, 2016

City Island

City Island business and residential communities, NYPD discuss ‘paid detail’ of officers for City Island restaurants

An idea being discussed may make City Island more policed. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct commanding officer promoted to deputy inspector

The commanding officer of the 45th Precinct recently was promoted. Read more…

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Community Board 11 objects to roadway removal during Pelham Parkway Phase 2 reconstruction

Two issues have caused a sag in community support Pelham Parkway’s reconstruction. Read more…
Morris Park

49th Precinct hosts BMX Tournament

The 49th Precinct hosted its first-ever BMX Tournament for the local community at Loreto Park. Read more…

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Morris Park

49th Precinct keeps close ties with community

Amidst the current civil unrest between civilians and police officers, the 49th Precinct recent held a bike tournament to further extend their close community ties. Read more…
Castle Hill

Bharati Dance Academy Honors Puerto Rican Student

Manuel Diana, a professional dancer and choreographer from Puerto Rico, was honored for sharing his time and talent with our borough in a farewell celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Tuesday, July 5, 10:00 p.m. -- Cops received a report of a forcible touching incident at Elton Avenue and East 156th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Students Study Ancient Construction At The MET

Fifty Bronx students studied ancient construction during their visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more…

Friday, July 15, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Third ‘Cease and Desist Zone’ hearing set for July 28

On Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m., Senator Jeff Klein will hold a follow up ‘Cease and Desist Zone’ public hearing at Villa Barone Manor, 737 Throggs Neck Expressway, in order to determine the proximity of the zone where real estate solicitation will be prohibited. Read more…
Morris Park

Three heroin overdoses in two weeks in MP

Heroin overdoses have been a recurring three for the last couple of weeks in Morris Park, after there were three reported incidents of overdoses in Loreto Park. Read more…
Allerton

Allerton Welcomes Summer With Block Party

The Allerton community enjoyed some fun in the sun during the third annual Hello Summer Block Party! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Morris Park

NYC First Lady McCray Tours Monte Wellness Center

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray joined city officials and recovering patients for a tour of Montefiore’s Wellness Center located at 1510 Waters Place. Read more…

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Locust Point

Local resident organizes fundraiser for fallen troops

Frank Parisi, a Locust Point resident of over 30 years, along with his cousin Kevin Devine, recently started a fundraising website page and are currently planning on holding a fundraising event in attempts to raise money for families of Marine Corps special operations members who were killed while serving our country. Read more…
City Island

City Island’s Blessing Of The Fleet

Boating season has officially set sail with the annual Blessing of the Fleet on City Island. Read more…

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

City Island

NYC Parks drops idea to purchase defunct City Island private marina for concession

The NYC Parks Department will not purchase a closed boating club. Read more…
City Island

Klein and Diaz host Fourth of July Fireworks Festival

Senator Jeff Klein and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted on July 1st the “New York Salutes America: Bronx Fireworks Extravaganza” Read more…

Monday, July 11, 2016

Throggs Neck

Male Breast Cancer Survivor Meets Gov. Cuomo

A male breast cancer survivor was invited to a breast cancer screening legislation signing event by Governor Cuomo to help spread awareness. Read more…
Pelham Bay

New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza

The Bronx was the first in the nation to wish America a happy 240th birthday! Read more…

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck BID effort takes another step forward

A proposed Throggs Neck BID inched closer to being a reality. Read more…
Morris Park

Exit Realty Hosts Networking Trade Show

Exit Realty hosted a fun, interactive Networking Trade Show at F & J Pine Restaurant. Read more…

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Pelham Bay

AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary Installs New Officers

The AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary officially welcomed its newest officers with a swearing-in ceremony at De Franco and Tony Ristorante. Read more…
City Island

25 influential women from Bronx honored by Bronx Times

Scavello’s on the Island recently hosted the Bronx Times-Reporter’s seventh annual ‘25 Bronx Influential Women’ awards gala, honoring 25 women who have showed commitment, dedication and excellence in the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Korony Post 253 Salutes New Officers

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 swore-in its new officers and saluted a few young scholars during its ‘Welcome Summer BBQ’. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Sunday, June 19, 5:30 a.m. -- A forcible touching incident occurred to a 23-year-old woman. The victim was accosted in front of 2268 Waterbury Avenue when someone grabbed her from behind, pulled down her stockings and grabbed her buttocks. The victim screamed and the assailant fled the scene. Read more…
Van Nest

NYC Council Visits Wings Academy

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland met with Wings Academy students to discuss potential summer employment opportunities. Read more…

Friday, July 8, 2016

Throggs Neck

Ghost bike memorial ceremony dedicated to hit-and-run victim

The Transportation Alternatives Bronx Activist Committee recently held a memorial ceremony and a ghost bike dedication and installation for the late Giovanni Nin, who was struck in a deadly hit-and-run incident last month. Read more…
Morris Park

International Music Festival Unites The Bronx

Bronxites from all walks of life united for a fun-filled music festival celebrating diversity in music and the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Times Honors 25 Bronx Influential Women

The Bronx Times and Community News Group paid homage to 25 incredible community leaders from our borough. Read more…

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Pelham Gardens

Bronx Manhattan North Realtors’ Legislative Breakfast

The Bronx Manhattan North Association of Realtors hosted Councilman Andy King at its Legislative Breakfast. Read more…

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Houses’ First Library Opens

Local elected officials, community leaders and children joined in celebrating the Throggs Neck Houses’ first library. Read more…
City Island

‘Murdered By The Mob’ A Hit At Scavello’s

Scavello’s on the Island served as host for a ‘whack’y whodunit. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Troop 1064 Experience Bridging Ceremony

Girl Scout Troop 1064 made the transition to prepare themselves for new adventures and responsibilities. Read more…

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