Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Throggs Neck

Rainbow opens new store on East Tremont Avenue

Retailer apparel chain Rainbow has officially opened a new store on East Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Legionnaires’ cluster originated from Bronx Psychiatric cooling tower

On Friday, November 20, the New York City Health Department announced it had identified a Bronx Psychiatric Center cooling tower as the likely source of the Legionnaires’ disease cluster affecting the 10461 zip code this past September. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show

The New York Botanical Garden hosted a special Monday, November 16 media preview for its classic ‘Holiday Train Show’ featuring enchanting model trains zipping through a display composed of 150 New York landmarks expertly recreated designer Paul Busse’s team at Applied Imagination using bark, leaves and other natural materials all underneath of the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Benevolent Association 20th Annual 5k Turkey Trot

The Throggs Neck Benevolent Association held its 20th Annual 5k Turkey Trot walk and run fundraiser at Orchard Beach Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

42nd PCT. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Westchester Square

Trash cleaned near two subway facilities

Two east Bronx locations near subway lines that are chronically prone to litter and dumping were cleared of discarded trash recently. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Veterans at a Winged Victory Memorial

The Bronx American Legion saluted our borough’s fallen 947 World War I soldiers and our veterans from other wars during last Wednesday, November 11’s ‘11th Hour Ceremony’ held at the Winged Victory Memorial in Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Center of Compassion celebrates grant for after school program

Preston Center of Compassion held a celebration of the announcement that it has been awarded a competitive grant from the IGT After-School Advantage Program for the center’s extensive community-based after school academic tutoring program. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Bedford Park

Jerome Park Reservoir has pilot program weekend of public access

The Jerome Park Reservoir, an oasis in the borough that the public almost never gains access to, was recently opened for the first time in years. Read more…

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Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman King Salutes Veterans from U.S. Battleship

This past Wednesday, November 11, Councilman Andy King saluted our nation’s veterans in this year’s Veterans Day Sunset Ceremony on board the Fantail Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston High School holds annual flea market

Preston High School held its annual flea market on Saturday, November 14. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Morris Park

P.S. 108 salutes veterans at special 7th annual event

On the morning of Friday, November 13, P.S. 108 kept with tradition in honoring former service members at their well-attended 7th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Celebration. Read more…
Morris Park

Chamber hosts 8th annual Veterans Recognition event

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 8th annual Veterans Recognition event to honor veterans from the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Stephen Kaufman’s Elder and Estate Planning Event

Hosted by the Law Offices of Stephen B. Kaufman, an elder and estate planning event was held on Saturday, November 14 at Tosca Cafe featuring Ronald Schwartz ‘The Age of Sage’ as its keynote speaker. Read more…
Morris Park

Veteran’s Day celebrated at Peace Memorial Plaza

The Morris Park Community Association, the Knights of Columbus, the Morris Park Kiwanis and the American Legion recently hosted an annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Pelham Bay

For over 25 years, Senzamici has provided chiropractic care

Dr. Dominick Senzamici, a local chiropractor, has provided the borough with over 25 years of chiropractic care, over 20 of which with his own practice, Senzamici Chiropractic Care. Read more…
Morris Park

FIAME holds annual book talk with Rosanna Chiofalo

The Forum of Italian American Educators was scheduled to hold their annual Book Talk event recently. Read more…

Halloween at St. Helena Church

St. Helena Catholic Church held its annual Halloween Party which saw over 200 children having a scary good time with their friends and families. Read more…
Castle Hill

PR culture celebrated at Holy Family Church

The Holy Family Church recently held a celebration of Puerto Rican culture, which included a food festival, a performance about the island’s culture, as well as an appearance by Wanda Guzman, the Queen of this past year’s Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade. Read more…
Morris Park

Retiring officer Ortiz honored by 49th Precinct

The 49th Precinct recently honored retiring police officer Owen Ortiz with a walk-out ceremony. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Throggs Neck

Family owned and operated O’Connor’s Carpet Center keeps with tradition

Presently located at 3446 E. Tremont Avenue, family owned and operated O’Connor’s Carpet Center has been service the New York City area for these past 43 years. Read more…
Westchester Square

Beyond Beauty & Barber Academy to officially open

Beyond Beauty & Barber Academy, a new barber training school located on Westchester Avenue, will soon open its doors to future students to provide them with training and career surfaces to prepare them to pursue a career as a licensed barber. Read more…
Country Club

Villa students participate in Operation Christmas Child

As the season of giving soon approaches, more than 140 Villa Maria Academy students participated in Operation Christmas Child at their school to help those less fortunate this holiday season on Wednesday, November 11. Read more…
Morris Park

John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post serves food to parade marchers

John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post #19 of Morris Park distributed hot dogs and soda to Throggs Neck Veterans Day Parade participants. Read more…
Throggs Neck

1970s Reunion held by Monsignor Scanlan

Monsignor Scanlan High School recently held it’s 1970s Decade Reunion, which was attended by many of the school’s students who graduated between 1970 and 1980. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

City Island

Late night bus service to City Island sought on Bx29

City Island straphangers are still waiting for late night service and more timeliness on the Bx29 line. Read more…

New Wales Avenue Residence opens

Located at 592 Wales Avenue, the Wales Avenue Residence serves as a supportive housing facility for at-risk of homelessness young adults aging out of foster care and chronically homeless adults with special needs. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Little Sisters of the Poor’s Annual Christmas Bazaar

Families looking to get a head start on their holiday shopping came out to The Little Sisters of the Poor’s annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 14 and the following day at their 2999 Schurz Avenue facility. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Schools commemorate Veterans Day

P.S. 304 held a Veterans Day Ceremony in collaboration with their sister schools, M.S. 101 and P10, on Tuesday, November 10. The event included an Armed Forces Recognition Ceremony that featured veterans. The schools’ Liberty Lawn was decorated with flags. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

40th PCT. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

News12’s Reyes speaks at St. Catharine Academy

Lisa Reyes of News12 Westchester recently spoke at St. Catharine Academy, where she talked to students in a communications arts class about how to pursue a career in journalism. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Pelham Bay

P.S. 71 annex public hearing

A Thursday, November 12 public hearing at P.S. 71 discussed a proposed P.S. 71 annex to be constructed on a vacant parcel of land located between Continental Avenue and Hutchinson River Parkway East, once used as the now defunct Pelham Bay General Hospital’s parking lot. Read more…
Mott Haven

Building complex project ‘Piano District’ to be built

The Piano District, an upcoming project which will be built in Mott Haven along the Harlem River waterfront, will provide luxury living for its future residents upon completion. Read more…
Mount Hope

Acacia Network Veterans Day Ceremony

In honor of Veterans Day, Acacia Network held a Veterans Day Awards Ceremony last Wednesday, November 11 to honor the special men and women who have served in our nation’s armed forces. Read more…
City Island

105th annual Dinner Awards Ceremony hosted by CI Chamber

The City Island Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 105th annual City Island Chamber of Commerce Dinner Awards Ceremony, which honored five Bronx individuals, including late councilwoman Madeline Provenzano. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Veterans Day Parade held in West Farms

The Bronx Veterans Day Parade took place in West Farms on Saturday, November 7. Read more…
West Farms

Councilman Ritchie Torres Old Soldiers Cemetery

Councilman Torres held a re-dedication ceremony on Wednesday, November 11 at the West Farms Old Soldiers Cemetery. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

University Heights

Carl Heastie speaks at Monroe College

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie recently visited Monroe College, where he delivered a lecture about poor and middle class challenges along with long-term consequences of the state’s income and prosperity divide. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015


Torres kicks off this year’s Participatory Budgeting Process

Councilman Ritchie Torres recently held an assembly to kick off the 2015-2016 Participatory Budgeting Process in City Council District 15. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Pelham Bay

Chazz Palminteri visits Lehigh Wines and Liquors

Bronx native and Oscar nominated actor, Chazz Palminteri paid a visit to Lehigh Wines and Liquors, located at 2929 Westchester Avenue, last Saturday November 7 for an in-store tasting of his new BIVI 100% Sicilian Vodka. Read more…
Throggs Neck

New Beginning’s Fall Fundraiser held at Throggs Neck Memorial Post

New Beginning Animal Rescue recently held their annual Fall Fundraiser at Throggs Neck Memorial Post. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015


KH Multicare Center raises money for victims

The Kings Harbor Multicare Center recently held three fundraisers to raise money for Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s victims, eventually raising nearly $3,000. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Throggs Neck

American Legion Military Ball held to honor veterans

The Bronx County American Legion Military Ball was recently held at Villa Barone Manor to honor veterans and their service. Read more…
Pelham Bay

‘A Kidney for Katrina’ Fundraiser

Friends, family, neighbors and the community came out last Sunday, November 8 to help support 13-year old Pelham Bay resident, Katrina Sonnick, who is battling Juvenile Nephronophthisis, and her living donor father, Steven, in a fun, family-friendly fundraiser held at the Samuel H. Young American Legion Post 620. Read more…

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