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Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

ILCHS officially opens new facility

International Leadership Charter High School recently held the grand opening of its academic facility at 3030 Riverdale Avenue on the corner of West 231st Street after spending the past decade at its previous location, 2900 Exterior Street. Read more…
Hunts Point

Bronx author teaches children to appreciate their differences

In addition to her work with community organizations, Sulma Arzu-Brown is the author of the bilingual book, ‘Bad Hair Does Not Exist! Pelo Malo No Existe!’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Nine Hayes football players sign National Letters of Intent

The best season in Cardinal Hayes football history ended with its largest group of players earning college scholarships. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Clinton’s Nunez signs with Wagner

Howard Langley saw something special in Edward Nunez very early on and was never given a reason not to think otherwise. It was just a matter of the DeWitt Clinton coach convincing college coaches of exactly what he already knew from late in Nunez’s freshman year. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Councilman King’s ‘Celebrating Our History’

In honor of Black History Month, Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program recognized civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams during their annual ‘Celebrating Our History’ event held on Monday, February 1 at Evanders Childs High School. Read more…
Mott Haven

New York Common Pantry Food Pantry opens in Mott Haven

New York Common Pantry held a grand opening for a new food pantry site in Mott Haven on Tuesday, February 2. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Five buildings may be landmarked

Several historic buildings that have been in landmarks limbo for decades will finally get an up or down vote on their future by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Read more…

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Morris Park women sexually assaulted in daylight

A sexual assault of a woman in Morris Park continues to shock that community even after a suspect was apprehended. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Strong second half sends Truman past rival Spellman

All Dyona Davis could hear in her head after halftime was the booming voice of coach John Burke saying how unhappy he was with the club’s first half effort. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Elementary’s Science Fair

St. Raymond Elementary School held its annual science fair on Friday, February 5 which saw grades kindergarten through eight students competing for first place. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FreshDirect food donation to Food Bank for New York City

FreshDirect made good use of food and other items that could not be delivered due to Winter Storm Jonas. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx County Republican Party holds annual dinner

The Bronx County Republican Party held its annual dinner on Wednesday, February 3, Read more…
Mott Haven

‘Brawl in the Bronx’ Amateur Boxing Show

‘Brawl in the Bronx,’ a Saturday, January 30 amateur boxing show benefitting a local family suffering the loss of a loved one was held at the Willis Avenue Boxing Club. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto meets Mets manager

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, a die-hard New York Yankees fan met New York Mets manager Terry Collins in the New York State Assembly chambers recently. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Declares ‘Mr. G Day’ in the Bronx

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. met with P.S. 65 principal Jasmine Gonzalez as well as school students and faculty members to declare Thursday, January 28 as ‘Mr. G Day in the Bronx’. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo holds smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo held a giveaway of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms at his district office. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Melrose

LGBTQ Youth Summit hosted by local council members

Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, council member Ritchie Torres and council member Carlos Menchaca, among other members of the LGBTQ community, recently hosted a Bronx LGBTQ Youth Summit at BronxWorks Betances Community Center. Read more…
Belmont

Latin Dance

Councilman Ritchie Torres provided funding for Amida Care, a non-profit health plan, to host a latin dance event for Bronx residents. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Mott Haven

Industrial building in Mott Haven sold

An industrial building located at 388 Canal Place between East 141st and East 144th streets was recently sold in a $4 million transaction. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FreshDirect food donation to Food Bank for New York City

FreshDirect made good use of food and other items that could not be delivered due to Winter Storm Jonas. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Parkchester

Parkchester property being eyed for development

An entire block bordered by East Tremont, Guerlain Street, White Plains Road and Unionport Road, ‘Parkchester Crossing’ is being eyed for future development. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Phase 1 of renovations for Kingsbridge Armory

Last week, Empire State Development board of directors approved a construction loan of $15 million to be used for a part of the capital cost of Phase 1 renovations to transform the Kingsbridge Armory, located at 29 Kingsbridge Road, into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Claremont Houses seniors brave bitter cold

Senator Gustavo Rivera and Urban Justice Center are aiding residents at Claremont Houses’ senior building who do not have a reliable heat source for a second year in a row. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

New campus building opens at ILSHS

International Leadership Charter High School recently hosted the grand opening of its new school building at 3030 Riverdale, which will include two science labs, Wi-Fi technology, a full size cafeteria, a library and a media center and an adolescent school-based health clinic for 350 students. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Councilman King Presents Check To Bronx Aerospace High School

Soaring toward the future, Bronx Aerospace High School was presented a generous $100,000 check last Monday, January 25 by Councilman Andy King to expand its aviation training. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Belmont

NYBG Opens Annual Orchid Exhibit; Rescues Black Market Plants

The New York Botanical Garden is gearing up for the unveiling of it’s 14th annual Orchid Show, entitled ‘Orchidelirium’, which opens February 27 and runs until April 17. Read more…
Hunts Point

‘Winter Wonderland’ hosted by NYC Food Bank

Food Bank for New York City recently hosted a ‘Winter Wonderland’ event, which was held to benefit families and children in communities hit hardest by hunger and poverty to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of giving back to others. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Longwood

District 17 Debate - Potential Councilmembers Contend Issues

Upcoming special election to fill the void left by former councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo, fuels spirited debate between potential candidates Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

New Free Fitness Classes Available to Bronx Residents

Over 100 new free fitness classes will be available in 2016 to residents who reside in areas which are densely populated or have higher than average poverty levels in NYC Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Co-op City

Councilman King’s Meet & Greet

Community leaders and residents met with Councilman Andy King during a Friday, January 15 meet and greet at his Co-op City-based district office located at 940 E. Gun Hill Road and 135 Einstein Loop. Read more…

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