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Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Four Bronx Catholic schools set to close

Earlier this month, the Archdiocese of New York announced that four Catholic schools, St. Peter & Paul School, St. Mary School, Visitation School and St. Ann School, will close at the end of the academic school year. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Shoelace Park’s future tied to users’ needs

The $3.15 million allocated to the project will go towards safety improvements for pedestrians and and cyclists, enhancing the entrances, and to create a more defined greenway. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

45th council: create Rodman’s advisory board

A precinct community council has reached out with a request. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter FVCP

25 years of protecting a park’s beauty

A grassroots organization dedicated improving Van Cortlandt Park is turning 25. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

Parkchester

Fire Kills Eldery Parkchester Resident

A retired postal worker was the victim of a fatal fire last week in Parkchester. Read more…

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Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Mayor shines light on program helping those in trouble with law

A Bronx program that helps people on probabtion get back on track has wound up in the mayoral spotlight. Read more…
Soundview

A year later, no movement on Bruckner ShopRite

More than a year after a ShopRite chain owner announced it would be moving into the site of the former Key Food in Bruckner Plaza, residents are still waiting for work to begin. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

It’s time to boycott the Knicks — and James Dolan

How do we fix the problem at Madison Square Garden? By hitting it in the pocketbook, says our columnist. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Blizzard Blankets Man and Beast In Snow

The winter season’s biggest snowstorm yet transformed the Bronx into a winter wonderland on Thursday, February 8. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Williamsbridge

Elevated lead levels found at P.S. 41

Elevated levels of lead have been detected in an Olinville elementary school, city officials recently announced. Read more…
Mott Haven

Bronx Narratives Debuts Print Magazine

Online-based Bronx Narratives hosted a fun-filled launch party for its limited edition print magazine at the Gun Hill Tavern. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Meets With Local Students

Councilman Rafael Salamanca had the honor of greeting and meeting with several local students. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Grand Concourse

Bombart retains control of 888 Grand Concourse

Jonathan Bombart has regained ownership of 888 Grand Concourse on Monday after the building was foreclosed on in 2015. Read more…
Longwood

Blink Fitness Club Opens In Longwood

Blink Fitness’ 52nd fitness club is opened for business at 932 Southern Boulevard! Read more…
Belmont

2 Injured In Belmont House Fire

An early Friday house fire in Belmont has left two people injured. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Visits Lafayette Estates Seniors

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently visited Lafayette Estates seniors. Read more…
Mott Haven

CERT Receives Disaster Simulation Exercise

NYC Emergency Management hosted an educational disaster simulation exercise on Thursday, February 2 in Mott Haven. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx Community Health Network’s Wear Red Day

Bronx Community Health Network wore their best red outfits to help raise heart health awareness. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Community Supports Former 49th CO

Community and clergy members from the 46th and 49th precincts lent their full support to a well-liked former commanding officer on trial for alleged sexual abuse. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Kingsbridge Heights

Solar panels save market-rate renters $$

Benedict Realty Group is planning to bring solar panels to it’s 3025 Godwin Terrace building by mid-summer. Read more…
Grand Concourse

BCA Presents ‘Noir: Defining the Melodrama’

Bronx Council on the Arts hosted an opening reception for its newest exhibit dedicated to a classic film genre from the 1940s and 1950s. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Fights South Bronx Hunger

Councilman Rafael Salamanca addressed the need for additional resources in combating the south Bronx’s hunger issues. Read more…
Baychester

Bay Plaza Valentine’s Day For Kids

Local children made a gift from the heart at a recent Valentine’s Day arts and crafts celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Cortlandt Green Takes Root

Van Cortlandt Green has opened its doors to local seniors at 6469 Broadway. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

The Bronx Salad is a 5-star tasty mix

A group of borough organizations have played a hand, along with community culinary input, in creating a salad as unique and flavorful as the borough itself. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Senator Jamaal Bailey’s Inauguration

Senator Jamaal Bailey took the oath of office on Saturday, January 28 at Butler Memorial United Methodist Church. Read more…
Mott Haven

Salamanca Funds Bronx Legal Services

Councilman Rafael Salamanca presented a hefty $60,000 check to Bronx Legal Services. Read more…
Soundview

SUV Rallies At Bronx River Houses

Stand Up to Violence hosted a community shooting response rally outside of the Bronx River Houses to speak out against two recent neighborhood shootings. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

Concourse Village

Bronx HS of Science senior a Regeneron finalist

A Bronx High School of Science student has earned national recognition for her research project. Read more…
Melrose

Multi-agency opioid raid yields 72 indictments

A weekend drug raid late last month that led to 72 indictments among 32 defendants and the confiscation of 53 pounds of heroin is the latest in the ongoing effort to curb the opioid epidemic in the borough. Read more…
Bedford Park

Youth Create Valentine Cards At Lehman College

Young artists got creative designing their very own handmade Valentine’s Day cards at Lehman College. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

American Entrepreneurship Award Opens For Bronx Entries

The second annual American Entrepreneurship Award has officially opened for Bronx entries! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Elementary Conducts Science Fair

The annual St. Raymond Elementary Science Fair proved learning can be fun and creative! Read more…
Norwood

Montefiore Celebrates American Heart Month

Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care gave a ‘hearty welcome’ to American Heart Month on Thursday, February 2. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Not so fast, pols to Blaz/Questions arise over Rodman’s Neck upgrade

More information is being sought about a NYC capital budget apportionment for Rodman’s Neck. Read more…
Baychester

Cardinal Dolan Visits Holy Rosary School

In honor of Catholic Schools Week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan visited Holy Rosary School for a fun-filled day of learning. Read more…
Fordham

Diaz, Maloney Discuss New USDA Program For SNAP Users

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney discussed a new USDA program for SNAP users. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Poe Park Exhibits ‘Color of Comics’

Bronxites and art aficionados ‘got animated’ viewing the private art collection of several African American comic book artists at Poe Park Visitor Center. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Fordham

CreateNYC Hosts Bronx Cultural Planning Workshop

CreateNYC hosted a Bronx Cultural Planning Workshop at the Bronx Zoo. Read more…
Baychester

Regeis Care Center Resident Celebrates 105th

A Regeis Care Center resident recently celebrated an incredible milestone! Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

Soundview

Shareholders form JTSA at Jamie Towers

Conflicts between the shareholders and the executive board at Jamie Towers have only grown stronger. Read more…
West Farms

Bronx Zoo comes to life on Animal Planet

The Bronx Zoo is about to pull back the curtain on what happens behind the scenes in a new television series that will debut on the cable channel Animal Planet later this month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx County American Legion’s Mid Winter Conference

The Bronx County American Legion attended a mid winter conference in Albany. Read more…
Belmont

P.S. 205 Hosts Student Council Oath of Office

P.S. 205 swore-in its new student council on Wednesday, January 25. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

Norwood

New autism school opens in Norwood

Bronx parents with children on the autism spectrum now have a place to bring their children thanks to a new Quality Services for the Autism Community school at 3200 Jerome Avenue. Read more…
Soundview

District Leader Julia Rodriguez Celebrates 90th

Longtime 87th District Leader Julia Rodriguez celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, January 28 with local elected officials and community members at Holy Family Church. Read more…

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