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Halloween event hosted by Miss Abbie’s Kids organization

Miss Abbie’s seventh annual ‘Halloween Extravaganza Health/Wellness Fair & Block Event’ was held on Thursday, October 31 at 2553 Decatur Avenue. The event included facepainting, […] Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween, Diwali celebrated at Lincoln Hospital

Lincoln Hospital held recently celebrations for Diwali and Halloween. The Halloween celebration took place, fittingly, on Thursday October 31 and was attended by Lincoln patients, nurses and doctors, who all dressed in their Halloween costumes. The Diwali celebration, also known as the south Asian Festival of Lights, was held the following day on Friday, November 1. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Phase one complete for Communilife, Breaking Ground’s La Central Development

Communilife CEO Dr. Rosa Gil was joined by Breaking Ground, Housing Preservation & Development, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Senator Luis Sepulveda and others for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the first phase of the La Central Development project. Read more…
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Local hip hop artist Cameron Jay to release “December Son” album next month

Bronx hip hop recording artist Cameron Jay is planning to release an album and a music video within the next month. Read more…
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Morris Park Nail Salon Recevies Award for Top Shop

She dreamed of having a nail salon and now she is known as the best. Read more…
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Third annual Native American Festival held at Fordham U.

Bronx Times Reporter

Third annual Native American Festival held at Fordham U.

Fordham University held their third annual Native American Festival on Saturday, November 9 in Rose Hill Campus’ McGinley Ball Room. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Albert Einstein College of Medicine holds event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Morris Park native and entreprenuer Matt Gresia recently visited Albert Einstein College of Medicine for the ’Sock It To Cancer’ event to give a presentation about his company, Canswer Sock Company, as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Started by Gresia, Canswer Sock Company is a fashion brand used to raise funds for cancer awareness and reasearch. Gresia recently designed a special sock to support the efforts of the Bronx Oncology Living Daily program at Einstein and Montefiore Health System. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Gjonaj reads to children at Pelham Bay Early Childhood Center

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently visited the Pelham Bay Early Childhood Center and read to the children for the ‘Read for the Record National Campaign’. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual Red Mass held by Bronx County Catholic Guild, Women’s Bar Association

The Bronx County Catholic Guild, in cooperation with the Women’s Bar Association, held the annual Red Mass on Monday, October 28 at St. Angela Merici Church. For those in the legal and law enforcement field, the Red Mass is a solemn Mass invoking the guidance of the Holy Spirit on the deliberations of the courts and on the endeavors of all members of the legal profession, law enforcement and government. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Facility with Multiple Services Coming to Mott Haven

A new medical facility is coming to help the underserved Mott Haven community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Facility with Multiple Servcies Coming to Mott Haven

A new medical facility is coming to help the underserved Mott Haven community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sabor Latino holds Halloween Party for kids

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Sabor Latino holds Halloween Party for kids

Under new ownership, restaurant Sabor Latino Bar & Grill, 2968 Jerome Avenue, hosted a Halloween Kids Party on Thursday, October 31. Children who attended the event dressed in their costumes and enjoyed […] Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween Party hosted by Beth Abraham Center

Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween Party hosted by Beth Abraham Center

Beth Abraham Center on Allerton Avenue hosted a Halloween Party on Tuesday, October 29. The event was attended by 250 people including students from P.S. 96, who dressed up in their Halloween costumes and enjoyed a haunted house walk-through, clowns, a balloonist and a magician as well as spooky music, facepainting, popcorn, pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers and cotton candy. The event also featured games and prizes for the kids. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Trick-or-treaters meet Councilman Gjonaj on Halloween

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Trick-or-treaters meet Councilman Gjonaj on Halloween

Councilman Mark Gjonaj greeted trick-or-treaters and handed out healthy snacks in Morris Park for Halloween. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Benedetto recognizes breast cancer awareness advocate Singer

Last month, breast cancer survivor and awareness advocate Michael Singer was recognized by Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Benedetto presented a NYS Assembly resolution to Singer, proclaiming the third week of October as ‘Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week’ in New York State. Read more…
Morris Park

P.S. 108 students honor Bronx veterans at patriotic performance

Bronx veterans were honored and remembered with a special performance from students at P.S. 108’s annual Veterans Day Celebration held on Friday, November 8. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team hosts annual parade

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team hosted the annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 2 at Crotona Parkway and East 175th Street. The parade first stopped at the West Farms Soldiers Cemetery […] Read more…
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hosted ‘Team AOC’s Harvest & Halloween Celebration’ on Thursday, October 31 at Kismet Catering Hall, 1995 Westchester Avenue. Those in attendance dressed up in their Halloween costumes and took part in the Halloween festivities. The event, which included games, arts and crafts, candy and music, was also attended by Senator Luis Sepulveda. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween party held by Melrose Senior Center

The Melrose Senior Center, located at 372 E. 152nd Street, held their annual Halloween Party for its residents and staff on Thursday, October 31. Read more…
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‘Mother/Daughter Bingo Night’ held at St. Francis Xavier

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‘Mother/Daughter Bingo Night’ held at St. Francis Xavier

Earlier this month, St. Francis Xavier hosted a ‘Mother/Daughter Bingo Night’. Bingo winners received gift bags and other prizes. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx REsident Goes from Homeless to GM

A Bronx residnet shows hard work can lead to succcess. Read more…
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Morris Park Nail Salon Recevies Award for Top Shop

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Morris Park Nail Salon Recevies Award for Top Shop

She dreamed of having a nail salon and now she is known as the best. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck

Bronx Times Reporter

Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck

Local residents, elected officials and veterans attended the 35th annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck on Sunday, November 10. The parade kicked off at Lafayette and East Tremont avenues and the route continued to Randall Avenue and concluded with a ceremony honoring veterans at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park. The grand marshal for the parade was Roberto Oviedo, who served as a legal support specialist in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 to 1993 and conducted security operations during the Gulf War in 1991-92 PhotoS by Laura Stone Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

When was MLK’s message discaded?

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Lehman College hosts annual ‘Pumpkin Smash’ event

On Wednesday, November 6, Lehman College hosted their annual ‘Pumpkin Smash’ event, which featured a display of pumpkins, squash and gourds as well as a pumpkin slingshot/shot put. (right) The ‘Lawn & Leaf Bag’ gives a thumbs up. (far right) The target of the pumpkin slingshot/shotput. (below) The event included activities such as a pumpkin slingshot/shotput, with the intention of getting the pumpkin to land on a target. (below right) A display of pumpkins, squash and gourds at the event. (far below) (l-r) The ‘Compost Bin’, Heather Warren-Dombrowa the ‘Lawn & Leaf Bag’ and Sulan Chin. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

’Support the Troops’ event raised money for those serving overseas

In recognition of Veterans Day, Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently showed his support for the Support the Troops team as well as Aunt Cathy for all the work they have done. All proceeds from the event are going towards an important initiative which will send packages to men and women serving overseas. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct Community Council meeting attended by Gjonaj

Last month’s 45th Precinct Community Council Meeting designated officer Oswaldo Espinoza as ‘Cop of the Month’ for October for his great service and commitment to the safety of the community. Espinoza was accompanied by commanding officer and captain Thomas Fraser, 45th Precinct officers, members of the precinct’s community council as well as Councilman Mark Gjonaj. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pissed off Residents Do Not want a Clinic

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Pissed off Residents Do Not want a Clinic

Nearly 1,000 people attended a town hall in oppsotion to a propsoed methaodne clinic last week. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dr. Philip Ozuah appointed as CEO of Montefiore Medicine

Montefiore Medicine, the umbrella organization for Montefiore Health System (MHS) and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is welcoming its new CEO, Dr. Philip Ozuah on Friday, November 15. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Put mentally ill on Rikers Is.

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Legalization of marijuana needs a workable framework

By Raybblin Vargas, advocacy coordinator, Green Worker Cooperatives Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bloomberg’s presidential bid, and moderation

The Democratic presidential primary got a shakeup last week when former Mayor Michael Bloomberg began taking steps toward formally entering the race. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NCNW, Youth Leaders, Am. Legion Post 1871 host Veterans Day event

On Saturday, November 9, the north Bronx branch of the National Council of Negro Women, along with with Youth Leaders on the Move and American Legion Post 1871, hosted a Veterans Appreciation Day at Community Board 12’s office to honor the men and women who currently serve and have previously served in the United States’ armed forces. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween event held by the Westchester Square BID

The Westchester Square BID recently held a Halloween event which provided activities including a haunted house, facepainting and music for those in attendance. Local merchants also participated in the event by handing out candy to the trick-or-treaters. The event was made possible by the Westchester Square BID and the 45th Precinct. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘The Great Ignatian Challenge’ raises awareness on hunger

Fordham Prep is one of seven Jesuit high schools from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania to get involved in the ‘The Great Ignatian Challenge’, an annual Thanksgiving food drive. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Soundview Mom Raises Awareness about Epilepsy

As her son battles epliepsy, a Bronx mom raises awareness Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Major Developemnt Coming to CB7

An underserved section of the Bronx could be getting a huge development. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dr. Rodriguez honored at Bronx Medical Society Gala

Bronx Times Reporter

Dr. Rodriguez honored at Bronx Medical Society Gala

The annual Bronx Medical Society Gala was held on Sunday, October 20. The event, which included a silent auction, cocktail hour and a formal dinner, honored Dr. Realba Rodriguez, MD, who previously served as president of the BMS. Rodriguez was presented with awards from Mayor de Blasio’s and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s offices. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

AOC Chats with Residents about Gentrification, Hospitals and Education

A town hall in Pelham Bay saw AOC discuss gentrification, hospitals and education with attendees. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Day

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Day

The Throggs Neck Car Cruise took place on Sunday, November 3 at the Waterfront NYC Restaurant at Trump Links in Ferry Point Park. The event featured hot rods, kustoms, muscle cars, race cars, stockers, […] Read more…
Last month, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited the Amalgamated Nursery School for their ‘Fall Festival’ to celebrate the autumn season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Lafayette Estates’ NORC Program granted $79,000

Along with Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Neighborhood SHOPP president and CEO Katherine Martinez, Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently announced a $79,000 allocation for the NORC Program at Lafayette Estates. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Late night duo team up on Bronx Brewery’s ‘Bodega Boys’  lager

The two Bronx stars of late night television have a new project brewing — and it’s a lager. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx World War II veteran publishes memoir, war art

A legendary Bronx artist, storyteller and writer is revealing his decades old secret that almost no one knew — his service as a World War II soldier in the fight against the Nazis. Read more…
On Thursday, November 7, a memorial event was held to remember the late sergeant Charles Clark, who passed away ten years ago. The event, held at PSA 8’s location at 2794 Randall Avenue, was attended by Clark’s family members as well as PSA 8 officers who paid their respects to the late sergeant. Sergeant Clark participated in the search, recovery and clean-up of the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He passed away on November 7, 2009 as a result of lung and throat cancer related to 9/11. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

First phase complete for La Central Development project

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined Breaking Ground, Communilife, NYC Housing Preservation & Development, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Senator Luis Sepulveda and others for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the first phase of completion for the La Central Development project. Read more…
Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner recently announced $150,000 in capital funding for a new boat launch at Roberto Clemente State Park. The funding will support a new floating dock and gangway at the park which will provide local families with direct access to the Harlem River waterfront. The boat launch, which will be positioned near the park’s living shoreline and a picnic grove, will also provide an extraordinary view of the vistas along the riverfront. Read more…
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