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Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

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Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015


47th Precinct, community collaborate for block party

The 47th Precinct recently collaborated with partners from the community for a local block party, which included a backpack giveaway for children, among other activities. Read more…

CUNY on the Concourse IT Lab Opening

Lehman College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies hosted a Wednesday, August 19 ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Information Technology Innovation Lab at CUNY on the Concourse. Read more…

Stand Up To Violence Family Day and One-Year-Celebration

Stand Up to Violence, an anti-violence program, held their First Anniversary Peace March and Rally. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Parkside Houses to get new roofs

Councilman Ritchie Torres annouced the $16 million project last week. Read more…

‘Highlights’ publishes Bronx girl’s poem

An aspiring writer, Samantha Oyola from Soundview had her poem, ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ published in ‘Highlights’ children’s magazine. Read more…
Marble Hill

Season in jeopardy with Kennedy football in search of practice field

The Kennedy football team is looking for a permanent field to call home because of safety concerns after an explosion blew out the school’s sixth floor science lab two weeks ago. The team is making due for now with its season very much in jeopardy, as the school will not open in time for the start of classes on Sept. 9. Read more…

Southern Boulevard BID, Casita Maria hosts Music on the Boulevard back to school kickoff

The Southern Boulevard Business Improvement District and arts organization Castia Maria held a back to school festival and freestyle concert. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx educator retires after 42 years

Roseann Carotenuto, regional superintendent for the Archdioses, spent her career in Catholic schools. Read more…

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meeting

The Soundview Drug Free Coalition held a Tuesday, August 18 meeting to continue its work with residents in improving safety and quality of life in the neighborhood. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman James Vacca secures $450,000 for UPK tech grants

Youngsters in Universal Pre-K should have some impressive new technology to learn from this fall. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BCHN’s Annual Health Fair Field Day

Dozens of young children participated in Bronx Community Network’s annual Health Fair Field Day at the Evander Childs Educational Campus on Tuesday, August 18 teaching them about the importance of physical activity and good eating habits. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Four Bronx All Star Code students named AT&T Scholars

The Bronx’s own John Abreu, Kwaku Kessey-Ankomah Jr., Kofi Adu and Anand Karmaker were four of seven All Star Code students named AT&T scholars for their hardwork in developing unique mobile app projects. Read more…

St. Barnabas’ Health and Fitness Day

St. Barnabas Hospital hosted a Friday, August 21 ‘Health and Fitness Day’ on-campus event for members of the community. Read more…

Fordham Road BID Film Fest screens Ghostbusters

The 2015 Fordham Road Business Improvement District’s Film Festival continued on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein secures $200K for YMCA

He presented the money for the YMCA of Greater New York at the Bronx YMCA. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronxites demand end to illegal ads

Bronx residents are expressing concern over illegal corrugated plastic signs and sticker advertisments appearing throughout their neighborhoods. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Tried Stone Family Day

Tried Stone Baptist Church and Synergi Community Improvement Organization held their annual family day in Crotona Park East. Read more…

Joyner’s Read-To-Succeed Garden Party

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner hosted last Tuesday, August 18’s ‘Read-to-Succeed Garden Party’ at Target Bronx Community Garden. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYJTL’s Annual Summer Gala

New York Junior Tennis and Learning held its annual Summer Gala on Wednesday, August 12 at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Mott Haven

The fat lady sings

The source of the Legionnaires’ Disease was identified to be the Opera House Hotel. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Young Clinton holds high hopes for Langley’s final season

Howard Langley doesn’t believe in staying past your expiration date as a coach. Read more…
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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Ghetto Film School in contention for award

The Bronx organization is a semifinalist in the New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards. Read more…
Crotona Park East

MacQuesten Development holds lottery for furnished apartment at Mother Arnetta Crawford Houses

A unique lottery drawing saw one lucky new tenant get $5,000 in furnishings. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Grand Concourse

Play to premiere at the Andrew Freedman Home

The Fall of the Kings will open at the landmark on the Concourse on September 5. Read more…

Bronxwood Assisted Living Center celebrates 100-year-old’s birthday

Bronxwood Assisted Living celebrated the birthday of another centenarian on Wednesday, August 12. William Rennick turned 100-years-old, surrounded by family, friends and facility staff. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

More funding ends BCA headquarters delay

The building was donated in 2011, and the city hopes to finally begin construction in Spring 2016. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Jonathan Soto to guide new citywide Clergy Advisory Council for Mayor de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio has appointed a community organizer who got his start working with clergy in the borough to lead a new citywide Clergy Advisory Council. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Motivated Clark caps stellar season with Pro City crown

It was personal for Keydren “Kee Kee” Clark this summer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bingo’s All-Stars win Pro City title in first season

Maxwell “Bingo” Cole waited a long time to get his Bingo’s All-Stars into the Pro City Tournament. It was worth the wait for the experience of winning New York City’s premier summerball league in the team’s first season there. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PAL Bronx Borough Celebration

Hundreds of Police Athletic League Playstreets children celebrated the end of summer at Friday, August 14’s Bronx Borough Celebration Day at Gleason Watson Playground. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Co-op City

First-ever Bronx Food and Wine Festival to be served soon

The first-ever Eat nYc the Bronx Food and Wine Festival will be held at the Mall at Bay Plaza on Thursday, September 17 from 4 to 9 p.m. Read more…

Local garden hosts annual Farmers’ Market

Bissel Gardens recently hosted their annual Farmers’ Market event, where local teenagers and young adults sold the garden’s fresh produce to customers and presented their gardening projects to those in attendance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

American Diabetes Association presents festival

The American Diabetes Association presented Feria De Salud with special musical guest Bobby Sanabria. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Chase donates to tennis instruction

The bank and New York Junior Tennis and Learning hosted a clinic for kids in the free programing before presenting a check. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Civic leader joins with acclaimed New York Magazine journalist to pen Badge of Evil novel

A local civic association president and private sector security expert has written a novel with a former journalist about two characters in search of justice. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Local leaders, health officials demand crackdown on synthetic marijuana sales

Senator Jeff Klein, local leaders and health officials are demanding a crackdown on the sale of synthetic marijuana, most notably sold as ‘K2’. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015


Press conference held on Asthma prevention in schools

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently held a press conference at the Children’s Aid Society to discuss schools’ preparation and prevention against Asthma attacks. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Certain complaints have issues being documented with 311

Local information telephone service 311 has experienced recent issues in documenting and filing certain type of complaints, including complaints that don’t include address numbers. Read more…

Annual Morrison Avenue Festival

This Saturday, August 15’s annual Morrison Avenue Festival saw many in attendance to participate in various, fun activities as well as witness the official unveiling of the Soundview mural. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bay Plaza celebrates Mall’s anniversary

The Mall at Bay Plaza opened to great fanfare in August 2014. Read more…
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Art memorial for Spellman student

Proceeds from the show were donated to his family. Read more…
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