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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Grand Concourse

‘NYC’s worst landlord’ meets with tenants

Ved Parkash, ranked ‘number one’ on NYC Public Advocate Letitia James’ ‘100 Worst Landlords in New York City’, has finally met with his tenants to address their concerns and demands. Read more…
Mott Haven

iHeartRadio takes over billboard in south Bronx

iHeartRadio, an Internet radio platform, will soon occupy the billboard advertisement space atop 20 Bruckner Boulevard that was once home to the iconic ‘History Channel’ advertisement for over 15 years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks Hosts Annual Gala

BronxWorks hosted its prestigious annual gala honoring two exemplary volunteers serving the Bronx’s youth. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Montefiore Hosts Annual ‘Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk’

Montefiore providers, community members, cancer patients and survivors and family members helped raise awareness for a rare cancer affecting nearly 12,000 Americans each year. Read more…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition’s Senior Roundtable

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition hosted a senior roundtable at the Soundview Senior Center as part of its 2016 Drug Free Action Plan. Read more…

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Norwood

Groundbreaking held for Doe Fund’s Webster Green

The Doe Fund recently joined funding partners, city and state agency representatives and Magnusson Architecture and Planning for the groundbreaking ceremony of affordable and supportive housing development Webster Green. Read more…
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…
Woodstock

Ramon Velez Health & Recovery Center Reopens

A newly renovated health care facility plans to continue a late community health pioneer’s legacy. Read more…
Soundview

7th Annual Soundview Park Art & Music Festival

Thousands of Bronxites and their families joined the Friends of Soundview Park in celebrating the seventh annual Soundview Park Art and Music Festival. 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…

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Mott Haven

Basketball tournament honors Jessica White, mother of three, who lost her life to gun violence

The first Jessica White Safer Basketball Tournament was held on July 15 to promote a safer and drug free community Read more…
Belmont

Rev. Alcides & Sarita Torres Community Garden Grand Opening

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the grand opening of the Rev. Alcides and Arita Torres Community Garden at United Church of God 184th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Mott Haven

Tito Rojas Performs At St. Mary’s Park

‘El Gallo Salsero’ himself, Tito Rojas serenaded thousands of SummerStage 2016 concert goers with his trademark salsa sound. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

St. Ray’s Athletes Join City Star Lacrosse

Three St. Raymond High School for Boys athletes have been selected to join an elite city lacrosse team for a four-game tournament this summer. Read more…

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Hub

Triangle Plaza Hub officially opens

Triangle Equities, along with elected officials, business partners and local merchants, recently gathered for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Triangle Plaza Hub, a $35 million development. Read more…
Woodstock

Catholic Charities opens new food hub to distribute food to Bronx soup kitchens

Catholic Charities opened a new food hub to distribute food to Bronx soup kitchens and a new Client Choice food pantry. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met at Odyssey House for its July meeting. Read more…

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Mott Haven

Salamanca obtains $2 million in funds from Viverito for new East 132 Pier Park

Councilman Rafael Salamanca obtained $2 million in funds from Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for a new East 132 Pier Park Read more…
Wakefield

Bronx brothers perform in Runaways at New York City Center

Wakefield residents Max and Kenny Cabral are looking to create change through dancing, acting and singing Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Displays Its Patriotic Pride

Co-op City’s patriotism was on full display at its time honored fireworks show. Read more…

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

University Heights

Councilmember Fernando Cabrera finances $2.6 million renovation to Grand Playground

Councilman Fernando Cabrera contributed $2.6 million to renovate the Grand Playground on the corner of Grand Ave and W 181st street. Read more…

Monday, July 18, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct commanding officer promoted to deputy inspector

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

R.A.I.N. Seniors Celebrate Bollywood

Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc. at the Tolentine Center and Bharati Dance Academy united for the Inaugural Bollywood Celebration. Read more…
Mott Haven

Harlem RBI, StarKist & Feed the Children Help S. Bronx Families

Harlem RBI and StarKist joined forces with Feed the Children to provide food and essentials to 800 south Bronx families. Read more…

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Tremont

CB 6 district manager Ivine Galarza retires

Community Board 6 district manager Ivine Galarza is set to retire from the board after nearly 21 years of service. Read more…
Crotona Park East

George Lamond Performs At Crotona Park

City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage 2016 got the summertime festivities started with a crowd-pleasing concert performance by famous freestyle music and Salsa singer, George Lamond. Read more…

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Longwood

Reverend holds basketball tournament to remember mother of three lost to gang violence

Rev. Antonio Hendrickson is holding a basketball tournament to remember mother of three Jessica White who was lost to gang violence. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Fat Joe Rocks Crotona Park

The Bronx’s own Fat Joe made the Boogie Down live up to its namesake when he performed before thousands of excited SummerStage 2016 concert goers. 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…
Fordham

Walter Pofeldt’s Photos Exhibited At Poe Park

Waterbury-LaSalle resident and longtime Bronx Times Reporter photographer, Walter Pofeldt debuted a selection of 20 prints from his 12-day trip to Cuba in an exhibit at Poe Park. 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

Belmont

Frederick Douglass Academy V Unveils New Mural

Frederick Douglass Academy V unveiled a new mural illustrating the full power of literacy. Read more…
Belmont

I.S. 254 Unveils New Mural

Councilman Ritchie Torres joined I.S. 254 in unveiling a visually stunning mural at the school. Read more…
Norwood

CHAM Kids Chill With Adam

Children from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and their families joined in celebrating the memory of the late Adam Gaynes at a fun family event. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Revives Parish Carnival

After a 25-year hiatus, St. Helena Church has revived its parish carnival to the delight of many Bronxites. Read more…

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

NYPD Detective and Bronxite wins Sloan Public Service Award

Bronx resident and eight-year NYPD Det. Thomas Troppmann wins Sloan Public Service award. Read more…
Concourse

Yankees’ Joe Girardi Pitches In To Fight Hunger

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and partners pitched in to celebrate the start of NYC’s free summer meals program. Read more…

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Marble Hill

Bronx Chamber Hosts ID Theft Prevention Event

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Country Bank hosted a networking event to better educate Bronxites on the lastest scams affecting many residents. Read more…
Williamsbridge

NYC Parks & Bronx River Alliance Install 100,000th Plant

The Bronx River received its 100,000th plant courtesy of NYC Parks and Bronx River Alliance! Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas Celebrates LGBT Pride

St. Barnabas Hospital celebrated LGBT pride in style with a fun and informative ceremony. Read more…

Monday, July 11, 2016

University Heights

Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe Brown passes at 94

A late Bronx Tuskegee Airman has earned his angel wings. Read more…
Wakefield

NYPD says King’s claims of 14 missing girls are false

The NYPD has refuted claims Councilman Andy King made during a June 29 press conference concerning 14 allegedly missing girls. Read more…
Norwood

Bronx County Historical Society Honors Bob Nolan

History was made when the Bronx County Historical Society presented the prestigious William C. Bellow Award to Bob Nolan at its annual Recognition Day. Read more…

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Concourse

Blake Marches In NYC Pride Parade

Assemblyman Michael Blake joined thousands marching in support of love at this year’s NYC PRIDE Parade. Read more…
Wakefield

R.A.I.N. Hosts Free Smoke Alarm Installation Program

Local elected officials and FDNY members joined forces for R.A.I.N. Nereid Neighborhood Senior Center’s free smoke and carbon monoxide alarm installation program. Read more…

Saturday, July 9, 2016

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…
Mott Haven

Hail to the Garden King

The Bronx Greenmarket and Ghetto Film School are cooking up a new culinary series titled, ‘King in the Garden’ which is bound to be a recipe for success! Read more…

Friday, July 8, 2016

Wakefield

Community members worry about homeless shelter in Wakefield

Residents in the wakefield community are worried that yet another homeless shelter may come to their neighborhood. Read more…
Fordham

Latina 50 Plus Luncheon Honors Extraordinary Women Leaders

The Latina 50 Plus honored a select few woman who best embody its motto of ‘motivate, mentor, coach and inspire’. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

27-Year Old Man Dies After Crashing Into Williamsbridge Home

Police responded to the scene of a fatal car crash at 784 S. Oak Drive over the Independence Day Weekend. Read more…

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Williamsbridge

White Plains Rd. Sidewalk Sale

There was a great deal on fun at the East 233rd Street and White Plains Road Merchants Association’s ‘White Plains Sidewalk Sale’! Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond H.S. Host Junior Commitment Ring Ceremony

St. Raymond High School for Boys juniors took the first step in becoming school leaders. Read more…

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Parkchester

St. Raymond Honors Br. Richard Galvin

Br. Richard Galvin’s outstanding contributions to St. Raymond High School for Boys’ athletic program were formally recognized by his peers. Read more…

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Belmont

Diaz & Mayor Thomas Visit Mike’s Deli

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas got lunch together at Mike’s Deli on Tuesday, June 21. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond H.S. Hosts Block R Awards

In keeping with tradition, St. Raymond High School for Boys celebrated its student-athletes’ hardwork and dedication throughout the year at its annual Block R Awards Ceremony. Read more…

Monday, July 4, 2016

Concourse

Spring Bank Launches First IDNYC Pop-Up Center

The first-ever IDNYC pop-up center has launched at a Spring Bank in the Concourse section of the Bronx. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond High School’s Junior Moving Up Ceremony

St. Raymond High School for Boys juniors made the transition to seniors at their milestone Junior Moving Up Day. Read more…

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Parkchester

PAL Hosts Junior Police Jamboree

The Police Athletic League Center sworn in many young ‘recruits’ at its eighth annual Junior Police Jamboree. Read more…

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

St. Patrick’s Home Celebrates Centenarians

St. Patrick’s Home Rehabilitation and Day Care Center hosted a birthday party for its cententarian residents. Read more…
Mott Haven

Serrano Awards Mott Haven Student Artists

Senator Jose Serrano honored two budding student artists following their victory in their school’s Earth Day poster contest. Read more…
Mott Haven

Volunteers Spruce Up United We Stand Garden

Hundreds of volunteers from Timberland and GrowNYC joined forces to restore United We Stand Community Garden’s natural splendor. Read more…

Friday, July 1, 2016

Parkchester

St. Raymond Soccer Team Score

St. Raymond High School for Boys soccer team scored a ‘goal’ at the school’s annual Block R Awards Ceremony. Read more…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Mott Haven

Farmers Market Kids Take Root

The South Bronx Farmers Market hosted ‘Farmers Market Kids’, an informative hands-on food preparation class promoting healthy eating habits. Read more…

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