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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Soundview

World class graffiti artists create Soundview mural

A group of world-renowned graffiti artists, many of whom are Bronx natives, painted a mural celebrating the best of the Soundview community recently. Read more…
Norwood

Westchester Square Physical Therapy opens third location

Established in 2002, Westchester Square Physical Therapy has opened a new office located at 3202 Bainbridge Avenue, Suite D to provide their world-class treatment services. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Dominican Parade marches on the Grand Concourse

The annual Bronx Dominican Parade celebrated Dominican-American heritage along the Grand Concourse from East Tremont Avenue to East 166th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hostos Holds Transgender Forum

The first ever citywide forum discussing transgender New Yorkers’ needs was held at Hostos Community College last Thursday, July 23 and saw over 100 people in attendance. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Books collected for young hospital patients

The drive, started just over a year ago, has collected more than 10,000 books. Read more…
Throggs Neck

‘Orange is the New Black’ star Berto Colon grew up in Throggs Neck

An actor with ties to Throggs Neck is staring in one of Netflix’s most popular series. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Freedman Home hosts Small Business Expo

Presented by High Society Event Management, the Bronx Expo was held this past Saturday, July 25 at the historical Andrew Freedman Home and allowed small business owners to better connect with their customers and other business professionals. Read more…
Highbridge

Yankee pitcher and councilwoman team up to promote the city’s free summer meals program at Mullaly Pool

New York Yankee great Mike Torrez and Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson joined local advocates to help promote the city’s free summer meals program for children. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

‘Operation Cleanup’ initiative marks first in CB 9 district

Community Board 9 and the Summer Youth Employment Program of Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club recently collaborated for the ‘Operation Cleanup’ initiative, the first cleanup to take place within the CB 9 district. Read more…

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Wakefield

Mount Saint Michael alum appointed as school’s president and CEO

Peter Corritori was named by the Mount Saint Michael Academy Board of Trustees as the school’s next president and chief executive officer which took effect on Wednesday, July 1. Read more…
Morris Park

Centenarian celebrates 104th birthday with family

Centenarian Anna Aulette recently celebrated her 104th birthday with her family at the Morris Park Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pelham Parkway volunteers cleanup up greenway

A Pelham Parkway Summer Clean-up hosted by Parks Department, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, Allerton Avenue Homeowner and Tenants and Johnson Controls took place recently. Read more…
Van Nest

VNNA hosts Van Nest Family Day

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda sponsored the event. Read more…

Friday, July 31, 2015

Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38’s ‘Operation Rebuild’

The Corporal Walter J. Fufidio AMVETS Post 38 is seeking help from the community and elected officials to help fund repair efforts for their facility which was severely damaged in Hurricane Sandy. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Native American artifacts discovered in Pelham Bay Park

As many as 100 Native American artifacts were recently discovered in Pelham Bay Park during the construction of a waterfront project. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Annual St. Theresa Feast held

The five-day festival in Pelham Bay featured food and fun. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Throggs Neck Merchants Association holds annual Golf Outing

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association recently held its third annual Golf Outing and Dinner at Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Baychester

Mayor, police commissioner provide updates on Summer All Out initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and police commissioner William Bratton recently hosted a press conference at Cardinal Spellman High School to provide an update and discuss progress of the Summer All Out initiative. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein wraps up SCREI/DRIE town halls

The senator has highlighted the programs in his district. Read more…
Allerton

8th Annual Allerton Food Fest

The Allertion Avenue Merchants Association hosted the 8th annual event. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Simply Prepaid T-Mobile Grand Opening

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association welcomed Simply Prepaid T-Mobile to their new Throggs Neck location at a Monday, July 20 ribbon cutting ceremony. Read more…

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Klein releases summer concert schedule

The outdoor events draws hundreds each year. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Williamsbridge youth is Bank of America Student Leaders Scholar

A local teenager is making a difference after taking home two prestigious national awards. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Diamond Property Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

A ribbon cutting ceremony for Diamond Property Group, a family owned and operated business involved in Bronx real estate for 40 years, was held on Monday, July 20 in front of their newly built 3679 E. Tremont Avenue location. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx Arts Ensemble, Councilman Vacca sponsor Bobby Sanabria and his band concert

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Councilman James Vacca sponsered a latin jazz concert. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Storytime at Kingsbridge Library

The Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs read to neighborhood kids. Read more…
Throggs Neck

EssenMED’s 10-year breakfast celebrates Bronx centenarians’ birthdays

Antonia Bodon and Melinda Ferrer, two Bronx centenarians, each celebrated birthdays during EssenMED House Calls’ 10 Year Anniversary Partner’s Breakfast on Thursday, July 9. Antonia turned 107 and Melinda turned 106. Read more…

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz funds east Bronx causes and projects

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced millions in capital assistance funding allocations from the fiscal year 2016 city budget, including numerous projects in the east Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

32nd Annual National Night Out Against Crime set for next month

As an annual display of solidarity, thousands of Bronxites will join local law enforcement officials throughout the borough for this year’s 32nd annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 4. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Centerlight and Department of Transportation hold pedestrian safety awareness event

Centerlight Health Systems’ hosted an event with the city Department of Transportation to help promote senior pedestrian safety awareness. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Pedometers given to summer camp children at Power Academy

Children were recently given pedometers as part of their summer camp program. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Carnival hosted by Schuyler Hill Civic Association

The Schuyler Hill Civic Association Association recently hosted its annual Carnival, where more than 50 children enjoyed various festivities. Read more…

Monday, July 27, 2015

Mott Haven

Mayor de Blasio initiative to bring free Broadband Wi-fi to Mott Haven Houses

The Mott Haven Houses became a backdrop for a new effort to bridge the ‘digital divide.’ Read more…
Morris Heights

Innovative Ideas Box hits the ‘Heights’

The pop-up media center and library will bring summer programming to Hayden Lord Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

2015 LGBTQ Pride Awards Dinner celebrates community

The 2015 Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards Dinner was held at Eastwood Manor. Read more…
Mott Haven

South Bronx United celebrates waterfront

The group hosted a BBQ with entertainment in Port Morris. Read more…

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Students’ poetry book wins award

4th graders at Christ the King Elementary School won the “Best Book Written by a Youth” award at the Latino Literacy Now International Latino Book Awards. Read more…
Country Club

AMVETS Post 38’s Blessing of the Bikes

Corporal Walter J. Fufidio AMVETS Post 38 held a motorcycle blessing and family barbecue event on Saturday, July 18 at their 1440 Shore Drive facility. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

4th Annual All-Star Charity Basketball Game

The 4th Annual All-Star Charity Basketball Game was held on Wednesday, July 15 to help raise awareness on elder abuse. Read more…

Saturday, July 25, 2015

City Island

City Island Civic Association seeks owner of vacant house and property

The City Island Civic Association is searching for a property owner. Read more…
University Heights

Schur Management holds groundbreaking ceremony for new development

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to introduce and promote Schur Management Company’s new development, 2030 Creston Avenue. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps still serving after 35+ years

Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps is still playing an important part in the Bronx after providing medical service to local residents for over 35 years. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNMA Honor Rite Aid & CB 10 Vice Chairman

On Monday, July 20, The Throggs Neck Merchants Association awarded Rite Aid and John Marano, Community Board 10 vice chairman, certificates of appreciation for their help with TNMA’s annual neighborhood street fair. Read more…
Morris Park

Haight Avenue Block Party held

Neighbors came together to enjoy food, fun and sun. Read more…
Morris Park

Vacca, Rivadeneyra among those celebrating a successful library advocacy campaign

Councilman James Vacca’s office reports that the councilman and his chief of staff Michael Rivadeneyra met with staff and volunteers at the New York Public Library’s Morris Park branch. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Vacca brings New York Legal Assistance Group legal aid to his district

Councilman James Vacca sponsored an event with New York Legal Assistance Group. Read more…

Friday, July 24, 2015

Allerton

Dangerous Allerton congestion causes headache for community

Dangerous traffic congestion at the Allerton Avenue entrance to the Bronx River Parkway at Bronx Park East is causing headaches and raising concerns for many in the community. Read more…
West Farms

West Farms Shooting Sparks Change

Following the Sunday, July 19 shooting death of 20-year old Ray Rosello in West Farms, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda is calling on citizens to report illegal guns and suspicious activities to help put an end to violence. Read more…
Grand Concourse

David Gómez is selected as 7th president of Hostos Community College

he interim president of Hostos Community College since August 2014 was recently selected as the college’s seventh president. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Children, staff from PAL celebrate with National Women’s Soccer Team

Police Athletic League children and staff recently attended and participated in the ceremony at City Hall that followed the ticker-tape parade celebration for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s World Cup Championship. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Michael Black marches in Disability Pride Parade

Local assemblyman Michael Blake recently marched with others during the Disability Pride Parade in NYC. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Mott Haven

Kids family day held by City Parks Foundation

City Parks Foundation recently held their SummerStage Kids Family Day in St. Mary’s Park. Read more…

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kingsbridge Heights

Musicians at cancer fundraiser

Local musicians recently gathered and performed for the Musicians Against Cancer fundraiser. Read more…

Monday, July 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Youth golf clinic at Trump links

Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point hosted a youth golf clinic on Tuesday, July 7. Read more…

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