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University Centers Hosts Memorial Day BBQ

In honor of Memorial Day, University Center held its annual Memorial Day BBQ. Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Attends Pelham Prep Academy Award Ceremony

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to congratulate Pelham Prep Academy students at their Award Ceremony and award Ariana Henry with Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Community Service Award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

52nd Pct. Community Council Breakfast

Bronx Times Reporter

52nd Pct. Community Council Breakfast

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez recently attended the 52nd Precinct Community Council Fellowship Breakfast. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pichardo Urges New Rent Regulation Bills

Alongside his fellow elected officials, Upstate & Downstate Housing Alliance and other tenant organizations, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo reiterated the importance and urgency in passing the new rent regulation bills. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds 8 Schools’ Tech Upgrades

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds 8 Schools’ Tech Upgrades

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided funding for two mobile STEM/STEAM science labs to P.S. 75 93, 130, 140, 152, 269, 333 and 424. Read more…
Wakefield

90 units of housing at former U.S. Army Reserve Center

A new building that promises affordable housing to under-served groups cleared an important milestone. Read more…
West Farms

CB6 Veterans Committee Hosts Veterans Memorial Service

In honor of Memorial Day, Community Board 6 Veterans Committee hosted a Veterans Memorial Service. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Stands With 13th CD Libraries

Public libraries play an essential role in providing safe, accessible and 100% free educational resource centers for members of our community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca, CB DMs Meet With Bronx Postmaster

Councilman Rafael Salamanca and Community Board district managers met with the Bronx Postmaster to discuss postal service concerns from residents. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Kindergarteners Move Up

Sixty-one kindergarten students at St. Raymond Elementary School participated in their Moving Up Ceremony on Monday, June 3 under the them of ‘Stars and Stripes Forever.’ Read more…
Throggs Neck

Highly respected TN principal announces retirement

The principal of one of the highest scoring schools in terms of testing in NYC Department of Education District 8 is moving on. Read more…
Retirement can be an exciting adventure, and one local artist and artisan is proving that every day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New bus redesign plan revealed by MTA; routes shortened

Bronx Times Reporter

New bus redesign plan revealed by MTA; routes shortened

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released the preliminary draft of the Bronx bus network’s proposed redesign earlier in June. Read more…
The Castle Hill Library was honored for 56 years of dedicated community service. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Wildcats Conduct Muliner Avenue Graffiti Removal

Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked the Wildcats, a program he funds through NYC Council, for listening to complaints from his 13th Council District constituents. Read more…
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The Legendary 1st Year Anniversary Show

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The Legendary 1st Year Anniversary Show

The Legendary Show celebrated its first year anniversary with a concert featuring original hip hop singers, local rock bands and DJs on Saturday, May 25 at Legendary Bar and Restaurant. Read more…
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Preston Students Meet St. Edmund’s Pen Pals

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Preston Students Meet St. Edmund’s Pen Pals

Students in Ms. DeMaio’s Italian class at Preston High School met their pen pals from St. Edmund’s Preparatory High School. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds M.S. 302 Surveillance Cameras

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided $450,000 in funding to M.S. 302 for the installation of surveillance cameras surrounding the playground which is utilized by the school, community-based organizations and the local community. Read more…
Allerton

St. Lucy’s School Exhibits Student Art Show

A total of 400 art displays covered the walls of the auditorium, turning it into a fine art student gallery. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Centers Health Care A 2019 AHA Signature Level Sponsor

The AHA uses the funds raised through Heart Walk to finance cutting-edge scientific research, conduct public and professional education programs and advocate for public health. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…
Morris Park

Police Put Brakes On Reckless Driver

Police have arrested a reckless driver who damaged a munimeter in Morris Park. Read more…
Music filled the nighttime sky as Sounds and Sirens hosted its ‘Acoustic Under the Stars’ on Saturday, June 1 at McDermott Pub in the Neck. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary Installs Officers

Thomas Messina installed the new officers of the AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary at a swearing-in ceremony. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Gjonaj Attends Eid Celebrations

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to share the Eid celebration with constituents in different areas in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Eastchester

King Honors First-Ever Female Rapper Sha-Rock

A local councilman honored a legendary rapper from the south Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PAL Honors Beyonce of the South Bronx

The 13th annual awards ceremony highlighted the goals, achievements and aspirations of recipients, applauding the efforts of Beyonce from the south Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

P.S. 105 Fourth Graders Give Dance Performance

Councilman Mark Gjonaj enjoyed watching P.S. 105 fourth graders’ dance performances. Read more…
City Island

City Island tries ‘daylighting’ at low visability street corners

After some near-misses, two intersections in a local community will get a bit of breathing room. Read more…
Hunts Point

Bronx Metro-North Station Area Study: Hunts Point Interactive Public Workshop

Bronx Metro-North Station Area Study: Hunts Point Interactive Public Workshop is scheduled for Monday, June 17 from 6 to 8:30 pm at 940 Garrison Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Other boroughs join Bronx in deploring Mott Haven jail proposal

Once again, our sister boroughs are uniting to oppose Mayor de Blasio’s community-based jail plan. Read more…
Allerton

Chief Steven Silks, borough cop, mourned after suicide

A top NYPD chief took his life as he was on the verge of mandatory retirement. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38 Salutes Walter Fufidio

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AMVETS Post 38 Salutes Walter Fufidio

In recognition of Memorial Day, members of AMVETS Post 38 and the Ladies Auxiliary honored their post’s namesake, Walter Fufidio, with a wreath and ceremony at his gravesite in St. Raymond’s Cemetery on Monday, May 27. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Penn Mutual’s Life of Significance Award

Bronx Times Reporter

Penn Mutual’s Life of Significance Award

At the 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, Kraig Puccia of Fordham University was the winner of the fifth annual Penn Mutual Life of Significance award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Met Council Legislative Breakfast

Bronx Times Reporter

Met Council Legislative Breakfast

Council members Andy King and Ritchie Torres and Comptroller Scott Stringer attended the Met Council Legislative Breakfast on Sunday, June 2 at the Yale Club. Read more…
A plan to site an inpatient drug rehabilitation program is sparking controversy and concerns about over-saturation of social programs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

North East Bronx Senior Center Elects Officers

On Monday, June 3 the North East Bronx Senior Center elected officers for the year beginning Monday, July 1. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman College Hosts 51st Commencement

Bedford Park

Lehman College Hosts 51st Commencement

This year’s class was the largest in the school’s history with 3,676 graduates. Read more…
The ceremony celebrates the determination, spirit and success in sports achieved by the students with visual impairments and emotional disabilities, who have excelled in basketball, wrestling, track and field, goal ball and cheerleading. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Speaks At CB2 Summer Retreat

The councilman discussed everything from policy to local issues and thanked CB2 for their leadership, their partnership and work they accomplished collectively. Read more…
Soundview

2 Injured In Truck Overturn On Bruckner

Soundview

2 Injured In Truck Overturn On Bruckner

A truck driver and passenger are in the hospital recovering following a multi-car collision. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Team Senegal Wins Soccer Tourney

Bronx Times Reporter

Team Senegal Wins Soccer Tourney

Team Senegal edged out Team Benin 2-1 in penalty kicks to win the title. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting

John Parker, lawyer for Morris Park Road Diet and Community Board 11 district manager Jeremy Warneke were the special guest speakers at the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s meeting on Monday, June 3 at 1830 Amethyst Street. Read more…
Over 50 pounds of heroin and fentanyl headed for the Bronx were intercepted by police on Wednesday, June 5. Read more…
Police need your help solving a shooting that left a 7-year-old hospitalized. Read more…
Allerton

Gjonaj Honors St. Catharine Academy’s Kristina Dega

Councilman Gjonaj was proud to present the Councilman Mark Gjonaj Community Service Award to Kristina Dega of St. Catharine Academy at their Awards Night. Read more…
The event honored the 2019 Dominican Day Parade leadership and individuals who have contributed to the growth and promotion of the nation’s community and culture. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Elementary Tots To Move Up

Sixty-one kindergarten students at St. Raymond Elementary School participated in their Moving Up Ceremony. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Starbound National Talent Competition

Bronx Times Reporter

Starbound National Talent Competition

New York All Stars finished another award-winning season with major accolades at the Starbound National Talent Competition in Atlantic City, NJ. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pichardo Hosts Legal Immigration Services

Once a month, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo offers legal immigration services at his district office. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough library manager wins prestigious award

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough library manager wins prestigious award

A borough library administrator has won a prestigious prize widely regarded as ‘the Nobel Prize of city government.’ Read more…
The commence ceremony followed with the graduation of 52 young women. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Meets With U.S. SBA Regional Administrator

Councilman Mark Gjonaj had the pleasure to meet with U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Administrator Steve Bulger to discuss concrete ways of how all levels of government can come together to help save NYC’s Small Businesses. Read more…
Tremont

Tremont Library Opens Recording Studio

Tremont

Tremont Library Opens Recording Studio

The software the students earned is used in major recording studios. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj, Post 253 Host Support The Troops Drive

Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked Monsignor Scanlan High School’s staff for collaborating with his office, Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 and Cathy Praino on a Support the Troops Drive to collect and ship items to our nation’s troops stationed overseas. Read more…
Fordham South

TAPCo rooftop garden, sound stage opens with student concert

The rooftop soundstage and garden at The Theater Arts Production Company School (TAPCo) is officially open for business! Read more…
A local artist who encourages youth to use their imaginations recently had an installation at the New York Public Library’s Allerton branch. Read more…
Morris Park

P.O. Villegas Named 49th Pct. Cop of the Month

The 49th Precinct Community Council honored 49th Precinct police officer Ralphie Villegas as Cop of the Month. Read more…
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