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Friday, July 3, 2015

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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…

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Crotona Park East

LeAp students create artwork out of cafeteria tables

Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program participants at two borough middle schools showcased their own artwork about issues confronting youth in two parks on Wednesday, June 10. Read more…

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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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…
Fordham

Community Board 7 honors 52nd Precinct Youth Explorers

Community Board 7 held its last meeting of before a summer break at the New York Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, June 16. Read more…

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Morrisania

Morrisania workforce development center holds grand opening

An employment agency and workforce development company celebrated set up shop in the borough with a ribbon cutting on a new 30,000 foot-facility. 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…
Kingsbridge Heights

4th Annual Unity in the Community Festival held in Kingsbridge Heights

The 4th Annual Unity in the Community Festival was held on Saturday, June 20. Read more…

Monday, June 29, 2015

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Fathers Day baseball at Bartow-Pell

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

Coalition for a Drug Free Community meets

The community group held their second meeting on June 22. Read more…

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Mott Haven

South Bronx Farmers Market starts Season 2

The volunteer run market brings fresh food to Mott Haven from mid-June through mid-November. Read more…
Morrisania

School District 9 holds Arts Extravaganza at J.H.S. 145

School District 9 held an ‘Art Extravaganza’ at J.H.S. 145 in Morrisania. Read more…
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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…
Concourse

BP Diaz, office recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and his office recently hosted a press conference to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Read more…

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Co-op City

Justice Community beautifies new Rivers Run garden

Participants of the Osborne Association’s Justice Community program recently gathered to work on the new Rivers Run Community Garden. 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…
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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…
Van Cortlandt Village

St. Patrick’s Centenarian Celebration

It was a celebration 100 years in the making at last Tuesday, June 16’s event honoring St. Patrick’s Home’s centenarian residents. 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

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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…
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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…
Hunts Point

Bronx-based Sanitation Salvage Corp.’s 30th anniversary

Located in Hunts Point, Sanitation Salvage Corporation, a family owned and operated business serving the entire tri-state area, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. 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…
Williamsbridge

Councilman King, residents take part in community cleanup

Councilman Andy King and 12th Council District residents recently removed litter, debris and graffiti from their neighborhood as a part of King’s spring cleaning campaign. 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…
Fordham

Local teens participate in Knicks’ clinic

The New York Knicks recently hosted a basketball clinic for 75 local teens at the Webster Police Athletic League. 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

Fordham South

St. Barnabas Performing Provider System seeks to reduce health costs, improve outcomes

Ideas to change healthcare, leading to a more collaborative approach that incentivizes quality over quantity, should be put to the test in a St. Barnabas Health System led effort. Read more…
Co-op City

CB10, Riverbay’s Healthy Lifestyles Challenge Walk

On Saturday, June 27, Community Board 10 and Riverbay Corporation will be sponsoring a Healthy Lifestyles Challenge at Co-op City’s Greenway. Read more…
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Blessing of the Fleet on CI

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

Saturday, June 20, 2015

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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…
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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…

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Morrisania

Street co-naming ceremony honors late judge

Hansel McGee, a late judge and community activist, was recently honored at a street co-naming ceremony. Read more…

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