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Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Morrisania

Music Heritage Center Screens ‘Nana Dijo’

The Bronx Music Heritage Center screened ‘Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness’ on Friday, February 17. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Borough President Diaz Celebrates Dominican Heritage

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. formally recognized a few exemplary leaders at his annual Dominican Heritage celebration at Hostos Community College. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

49th’s CO Alps Attends PPNA Meeting

Captain Thomas Alps, 49th Precinct commanding officer, discussed crime statistics at Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association’s monthly meeting at Bronx House. Read more…
Soundview

Irene Wormley Celebrates 108th

A Bronx Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare resident recently celebrated an incredible milestone. Read more…
University Heights

Electeds, Miss USA Host 22nd Annual ‘Valentine’s For Veterans’

Local elected officials and Miss USA Deshauna Barber celebrated Valentine’s Day with former service members residing at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Peters VA Hospital to get Fisher Houses

A planned addition to the James J. Peters VA medical center in Kingsbridge should provide peace of mind to patient’s families. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Mayor discusses ed issues at town hall meeting

Education took center stage during Mayor de Blasio’s Tuesday, February 22 Northwest Bronx Town Hall at In-Tech Academy in Kingsbridge. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017

Westchester Square

Be My Valentine At Huntington Free Library

The Huntington Free Library helped spread the love this Valentine’s Day season. Read more…

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Morris Park

Bronx Chamber, Ridgewood Savings Bank Celebrate Valentine’s Day

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Ridgewood Savings Bank celebrated a Valentine Networking event on Wednesday, February 15. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Visits Villa Maria Homes

Councilman Rafael Salamanca visited Villa Maria Homes residents to discuss some important developments. Read more…
Fordham

NY Botanical Garden Celebrates Black History

The New York Botanical Garden commemorated Black History Month with its annual cultural celebration at Ross Hall and Ross Gallery. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Diaz, Healthfirst Serve 10th Annual Sweetheart Luncheon

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Healthfirst co-hosted the tenth annual Bronx Sweetheart Luncheon in honor of local couples who have been married 50 years or more. Read more…
Hunts Point

Train Derailment At Oak Point Rail Yard

An investigation is being conducted on a recent train derailment at Oak Point Rail Yard. Read more…
Melrose

Airbnb Hosts 22,000 In Bronx in 2016

According to a Wednesday, February 15 release from the home sharing company, 22,000 tourists stayed in the Bronx through Airbnb in 2016, which is up 107 percent - or approximately 11,000 - from 2015. Read more…
Morrisania

Bronx renewal schools protest possible closing

Students at a Morrisania middle school facing closure held a march after school last week hoping to draw attention to what they say is unfair targeting by the NYC Department of Education. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Concourse

Bronx Dems Host Winter Reception

The Bronx Democratic County Committee celebrated its annual Winter Reception on Wednesday, February 15 at Billy’s Sports Bar. Read more…
Bedford Park

Community Board 7 Salutes Local Veterans

Community Board 7 saluted its local veterans and their loved ones who helped them accomplish great feats in their lives. Read more…
University Heights

MJHS Hospice Spread Valentine Cheer To Residents

MJHS Hospice Muriel and Harold Block Residence helped spread the love to residents for Valentine’s Day. Read more…
Bedford Park

Jerome Ave. Parking Garage Collapses

At least 20 cars were damaged after a 2-story parking garage suffered a collapse early Sunday morning. Read more…
Concourse

Leptospirosis cluster kills one, sickens 2

Elected officials and Grand Concourse residents are demanding change after a rare bacterial disease claimed a person’s life. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Arrest made in connection to TN burglary pattern

Kiran McClain, a 23-year old white male, was recently arrested after being connected to last month’s burglary pattern in Throggs Neck. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Morris Park

Bronx Commemorates Kosovo’s 9th Year of Independence

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and the Bronx’s Albanian community commemorated Kosovo’s independence with a special cultural event. Read more…
Morrisania

St. Barnabas Mammography Unit Visits Triboro Center

St. Barnabas Mobile Mammography Unit paid a visit to Triboro Center. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 14 at Odyssey House. Read more…
Wakefield

Brothers Killed After Car Slams Into Tree

Two brothers lost their lives in a fatal crash in Wakefield. Read more…
Spencer Estate

Illegal trucks towed, fined/45th removes stored semis from park area

Aggressive NYPD enforcement of parking laws should help keep Bruckner Boulevard clear of illegally parked commercial vehicles. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Zoo closeup on Animal Planet show

The new series, ‘The Zoo’, was filmed at the Bronx Zoo over the course of several months last year in conjunction with the zoo and its staff, and gives a behind the scenes view of the daily work done to care for the park’s thousands of animal residents. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Grand Concourse

REACH Swim Academy welcomes all kids

The program welcomes children with physical and intellectual disabilities, such as those with autism, cerebral palsy and down syndrome. Read more…
Country Club

Providence Rest Celebrates Mardi Gras

Providence Rest celebrated its Mardi Gras Card Party to the delight of seniors and staff members in attendance. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Two-family homes being built on Miles Avenue

A new row of two-family homes that will become 2626-2634 Miles Avenue are currently being developed between Robinson and Davis avenues. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

Longwood

474-unit residence planned at Whitlock Ave.

The Ader Group is currently planning to construct a development at 1125 Whitlock Avenue, which will include nearly 500 residential units and 15,000 square feet of commercial space. Read more…
Fordham

NWBCCC Hosts Community Meeting

Local elected officials attended the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition’s annual meeting at Monroe College. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Morris Park

Bronx YMCA Hosts Annual Fundraising Campaign

The Bronx YMCA served up an evening of fun, food and fellowship for everyone on Friday, February 17 at F&J Pine Restaurant. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Affordable senior housing opens in Riverdale

Elected officials and community members participated in a ribbon cutting on Friday, February 3, for the new 11-story, 85-unit Van Cortlandt Green at 6469 Broadway. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Confetti Hosts ‘Trolls’ Painting Party

Young artists got creative celebrating Confetti Party Place’s ‘Trolls’ painting party. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Salutes 41st Precinct Officers

Councilman Rafael Salamanca commended two 41st Precinct officers for helping to solve the case surrounding a dismembered body found at a local waste transfer station. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Four Bronx Catholic schools set to close

Earlier this month, the Archdiocese of New York announced that four Catholic schools, St. Peter & Paul School, St. Mary School, Visitation School and St. Ann School, will close at the end of the academic school year. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Shoelace Park’s future tied to users’ needs

The $3.15 million allocated to the project will go towards safety improvements for pedestrians and and cyclists, enhancing the entrances, and to create a more defined greenway. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Confetti Opens Pre-Valentine Pop Up Shoppe

Bronxites looking for some great Valentine’s Day deals visited a pop up shop at Confetti Party Place. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

45th council: create Rodman’s advisory board

A precinct community council has reached out with a request. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter FVCP

25 years of protecting a park’s beauty

A grassroots organization dedicated improving Van Cortlandt Park is turning 25. Read more…
Pelham Bay

La Reina Del Barrio Celebrates Mardi Gras

Confetti Party Place and La Reina Del Barrio Inc. got creative celebrating Mardi Gras. Read more…
Castle Hill

Castle Hill Seniors Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr.; Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Jeff Klein celebrated Valentine’s Day with Castle Hill Senior Center residents. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

Edgewater Park

Edgewater Park Volunteer hose honors ‘Nam vet

Edgewater Park FD Honors Vietnam Vet with American Flag made of Fire Hose Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Patrick’s honors 17 friends ‘posthumously’

Marching in the 19th Annual Throggs Neck will be family members of posthumously honored community members. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary’s Latisha Bangari Earns DAISY Award

Calvary Hospital recently honored a registered nurse for her excellence in patient care. Read more…
Parkchester

Fire Kills Eldery Parkchester Resident

A retired postal worker was the victim of a fatal fire last week in Parkchester. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Scanlan’s Cantad! At Leadership Summit

Monsignor Scanlan High School’s Cantad! gave a crowd pleasing performance for this year’s High School Leadership Summit. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Mayor shines light on program helping those in trouble with law

A Bronx program that helps people on probabtion get back on track has wound up in the mayoral spotlight. Read more…
Soundview

A year later, no movement on Bruckner ShopRite

More than a year after a ShopRite chain owner announced it would be moving into the site of the former Key Food in Bruckner Plaza, residents are still waiting for work to begin. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Tasered man’s family to sue city for $10M

The family of a Pelham Bay man who died after being Tasered twice by a NYPD sergeant last year plan to sue the city for $10 million. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

It’s time to boycott the Knicks — and James Dolan

How do we fix the problem at Madison Square Garden? By hitting it in the pocketbook, says our columnist. Read more…
Pelham Bay

P.S. 71 students hear Holocaust stories

Students at P.S. 71 gathered on Monday, February 13, to listen to stories from Harlem native Rebekah Bieber, daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx Polar Bears Take The Plunge

The Bronx Polar Bears took the plunge for a worthy cause. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Blizzard Blankets Man and Beast In Snow

The winter season’s biggest snowstorm yet transformed the Bronx into a winter wonderland on Thursday, February 8. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Williamsbridge

Elevated lead levels found at P.S. 41

Elevated levels of lead have been detected in an Olinville elementary school, city officials recently announced. Read more…
Mott Haven

Bronx Narratives Debuts Print Magazine

Online-based Bronx Narratives hosted a fun-filled launch party for its limited edition print magazine at the Gun Hill Tavern. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Meets With Local Students

Councilman Rafael Salamanca had the honor of greeting and meeting with several local students. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Throggs Neck

Hair salon Creative Images celebrates 20 years

This year, local hair salon Creative Images is celebrating 20 years of business in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bombart retains control of 888 Grand Concourse

Jonathan Bombart has regained ownership of 888 Grand Concourse on Monday after the building was foreclosed on in 2015. Read more…
Longwood

Blink Fitness Club Opens In Longwood

Blink Fitness’ 52nd fitness club is opened for business at 932 Southern Boulevard! Read more…
Belmont

2 Injured In Belmont House Fire

An early Friday house fire in Belmont has left two people injured. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Visits Lafayette Estates Seniors

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently visited Lafayette Estates seniors. Read more…
Mott Haven

CERT Receives Disaster Simulation Exercise

NYC Emergency Management hosted an educational disaster simulation exercise on Thursday, February 2 in Mott Haven. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx Community Health Network’s Wear Red Day

Bronx Community Health Network wore their best red outfits to help raise heart health awareness. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Community Supports Former 49th CO

Community and clergy members from the 46th and 49th precincts lent their full support to a well-liked former commanding officer on trial for alleged sexual abuse. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Throggs Neck

Church theft goes viral, to pastor’s dismay

Video of an unidentified woman stealing money from a Throggs Neck church last month has gone viral, but the pastor said he would have tried to help the woman if only she had asked first. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Solar panels save market-rate renters $$

Benedict Realty Group is planning to bring solar panels to it’s 3025 Godwin Terrace building by mid-summer. Read more…
Grand Concourse

BCA Presents ‘Noir: Defining the Melodrama’

Bronx Council on the Arts hosted an opening reception for its newest exhibit dedicated to a classic film genre from the 1940s and 1950s. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Fights South Bronx Hunger

Councilman Rafael Salamanca addressed the need for additional resources in combating the south Bronx’s hunger issues. Read more…
Baychester

Bay Plaza Valentine’s Day For Kids

Local children made a gift from the heart at a recent Valentine’s Day arts and crafts celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Cortlandt Green Takes Root

Van Cortlandt Green has opened its doors to local seniors at 6469 Broadway. Read more…

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