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Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Pelham Bay

City identification card IDNYC ‘pop-up’ center in Pelham Bay

Residents from the east Bronx got the opportunity to get New York City municipal identification cards in Pelham Bay recently. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx educator retires after 42 years

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

Harvest Fields Church holds Community Day in Westchester Square

Harvest Fields Church held is Community Day block party. Read more…
Soundview

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

City Island

Film ‘The New City Island Bridge’ documents reconstruction process

A new film project seeks to document the end of the lifespan of a bridge that has been an intregal part of a north Bronx community for over a century. Read more…
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…
Throggs Neck

FPCA hosts annual block party

The Ferry Point Civic Association partied on Rhor Place. Read more…
Throggs Neck

French Montana at Wine & Liquor Superstore

The rapper made an apperance and the Throggs Neck store to promote his new product. 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…
Pelham Parkway

Food pantry drive honors Mother Teresa

Councilman James Vacca and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj coordinated the fifth annual collection for the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway. Read more…
Belmont

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

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…
Throggs Neck

Senator Klein gives indoctrination graduation speech at SUNY Maritime

Senator Jeff Klein presided over an indoctrination graduation on Saturday, August 22 at SUNY Maritime College. 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…
Pelham Bay

Bx5 bus extended from Pelham Bay to Bay Plaza Shopping Center on Weekends

The Bx5 bus is being extended on weekends to Co-op City’s Bay Plaza retail hub from Pelham Bay. 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…
Throggs Neck

Family fun at Throggs Neck Houses

Residents came out to celebrate summer Read more…
Highbridge

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…
Throggs Neck

Gunmen Strike Green Apple Deli

The Green Apple Deli in Throggs Neck was the victim of an armed robbery this past Monday, August 24 at 2 a.m. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Local Historian Bill Twomey street co-naming approved

Deceased local historian and longtime Bronx Times Reporter columnist Bill Twomey’s family met with Councilman James Vacca at New York City Hall to celebrate a bill signing for a street co-naming. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

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…
Throggs Neck

First Lutheran Church holds Hawaii-theme luau

First Lutheran Church of Throggs Neck held a Hawaii-themed luau to celebrate the summer. Read more…
Throggs Neck

ACS hosts ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ breakfast

The American Cancer Society recently held the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Official Kickoff Breakfast at Villa Barone Manor to held raise awareness and funds to end the deadly disease. Read more…
Allerton

Hone Avenue hosts block party

A block party was recently held on Hone Avenue between Arnow Avenue and Boston Road, where those in attendance had the opportunity to take part in a pick-up volleyball game. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Pelham Bay

Mid-rise developers return to Pelham Bay, east Bronx

A trend in housing that many leaders in Pelham Bay and nearby communities find troublesome looks like it is back. Read more…
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…
Williamsbridge

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…
Westchester Square

Pearly Gates Mini Summer Camp

Sponsored by the Westchester Square-Zerega Improvement Organization, Pearly Gates Mini Summer Camp held its closing day celebration on Saturday, August 15 at Pearly Gates Playground. 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…
Wakefield

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…
Morris Park

‘Movies Under the Stars’ hosted by Vacca, NIDC

Councilman James Vacca and Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation recently hosted ‘Movies Under the Stars’ at Loreto Park, where those in attendance had the opportunity to watch this year’s animated comedy ‘Home’. 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…
Westchester Square

Annual Comedy Night hosted by Sons of American Legion

Sons of American Legion for Samuel H. Young Post 620 recently held their annual Comedy Night, which included numerous sets from active comedians. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Block Party on Wilcox Ave.

Locals celebrated summer with a block party. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

Morrisania

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…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital awards Eddie Higgins Scholarship

Calvary Hospital awarded the 2015 Eddie Higgins Scholarship to an outstanding student, Rebecca Rivera. Read more…
Soundview

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…
Throggs Neck

Ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Travesias

New restaurant Travesias recently held their ribbon-cutting ceremony, which was attended by members of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce and the Tasty Ladies of NY, among others. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Westchester Square

Elevator has stayed idle for over two months

The only elevator in 1650 Hutchinson River Parkway, a six story building, has not worked for over two months and is not expected to work for at least another month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bay Plaza celebrates Mall’s anniversary

The Mall at Bay Plaza opened to great fanfare in August 2014. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Art memorial for Spellman student

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

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Morris Park

Block party hosted at Narragansett Avenue

Narragansett Avenue recently held a block party for the neighborhood and its residents. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015

Castle Hill

St. Raymond’s hosts carnival

St. Raymond High School for Boys Host Second Annual Carnival Read more…

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