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Monday, July 25, 2016

Morris Park

Community Board 11 votes no objection to Williamsbridge Road and Pierce Ave commercial overlay

Community Board 11’s Land Use Committee voted no objection to the commercial overlay that would allow commercial buildings near the Williamsbridge Road and Pierce Ave intersection Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Allerton Homeowners & Tenants Association’s Summer Picnic

The Allerton Homeowners and Tenants Association celebrated summer together with its annual picnic on Sunday, July 10. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Hosts Torah Restoration

Calvary Hospital hosted a second letter writing event for the restoration of a historic 135-year-old Torah Scroll housed at its Bronx campus. Read more…
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…
Pelham Bay

Acrobat Li Liu Performs At Pelham Bay Park

The Shenyang native wowed hundreds of SummerStage Kids attendees with her gravity defying acrobatic showcase. 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…
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…
Pelham Parkway

49th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Following recent incidents of violence throughout the nation, local elected officials, community and law enforcment members met for a ‘Community Call for Unit and Understanding’ prayer vigil to help promote healing. 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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Throggs Neck

45th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Prayer vigils were held throughout all Bronx police precincts to pray for peace and safety following recent violence across the nation. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa’s Church holds 20th annual, five-day Feast of St. Theresa

St. Theresa’s Church is holding from July 20-24 the 20th annual Feast of St. Theresa Read more…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center receives top trauma care designation

Jacobi Medical Center is a key state trauma treatment center. Read more…

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Throggs Neck

Throgs Neck Little League Named District Champions

For the first time ever in the league’s history, Throgs Neck Little League has completed a sweep of all five age groups as District Champions. Read more…
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…
Westchester Square

East Bronx History Forum Receives $2,000 Grant

Congratulations are in order for the East Bronx History Forum which received a 2016 Citizens Committee for NYC Neighborhood Grant in the amount of $2,000. 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…
Pelham Parkway

NYISE Students Meet ‘Daredevil’ Actor

New York Institute for Special Education students got a surprise visit from Marvel Comics superhero, Daredevil. 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…
Throggs Neck

Community Board 10 Graff Avenue group home advisory opinion to be appealed to OPWDD

A service provider will appeal a CB 10 group home vote. 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…
Throggs Neck

Vacca Visits Northeast Bronx Senior Center

Councilman James Vacca hosted a fun-filled exercise program for Northeast Bronx Senior Center residents. 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…
Pelham Bay

Vacca Honor Middletown Plaza Staff

Councilman James Vacca recognized three remarkable members of Middletown Plaza’s staff. Read more…

Monday, July 18, 2016

City Island

City Island business and residential communities, NYPD discuss ‘paid detail’ of officers for City Island restaurants

An idea being discussed may make City Island more policed. Read more…
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…
Pelham Parkway

Community Board 11 objects to roadway removal during Pelham Parkway Phase 2 reconstruction

Two issues have caused a sag in community support Pelham Parkway’s reconstruction. Read more…
Morris Park

49th Precinct hosts BMX Tournament

The 49th Precinct hosted its first-ever BMX Tournament for the local community at Loreto Park. 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

Morris Park

49th Precinct keeps close ties with community

Amidst the current civil unrest between civilians and police officers, the 49th Precinct recent held a bike tournament to further extend their close community ties. Read more…
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…
Castle Hill

Bharati Dance Academy Honors Puerto Rican Student

Manuel Diana, a professional dancer and choreographer from Puerto Rico, was honored for sharing his time and talent with our borough in a farewell celebration. 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…
Morris Park

Three heroin overdoses in two weeks in MP

Heroin overdoses have been a recurring three for the last couple of weeks in Morris Park, after there were three reported incidents of overdoses in Loreto Park. 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…
Allerton

Allerton Welcomes Summer With Block Party

The Allerton community enjoyed some fun in the sun during the third annual Hello Summer Block Party! 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

Morris Park

NYC First Lady McCray Tours Monte Wellness Center

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray joined city officials and recovering patients for a tour of Montefiore’s Wellness Center located at 1510 Waters Place. Read more…

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Van Nest

NYC Council Visits Wings Academy

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland met with Wings Academy students to discuss potential summer employment opportunities. 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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