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Biaggi thanks brownies, junior girl scouts at St. Theresa’s Church

Senator Alessandra Biaggi met with a group of brownies and junior girl scouts at St. Theresa’s Church early this month, to thank them for the incredible job they have done supporting their community. Read more…
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz joined the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center for their annual ‘Family Volunteer Day’ event last month. Read more…
On Thursday, October 31, NYPD Police Service Area 8 community affairs hosted their Mobile Haunted House event, where they handed out candy and treats to the children who came dressed in their costumes. The event included a haunted mobile van and the first ever ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxNet’s 25th anniversary celebration held at Marina del Rey

Public access television network BronxNet celebrated its 25th anniversary at Marina del Rey on Thursday, October 17. The celebration included award presentations to Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., […] Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Foul Smell Ruining Business for Eatery

A foul smell is driving customers away from a Clason Point restaraunt. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Jardin La Roca Garden beautified by Bank Leumi volunteers

Bronx Times Reporter

Jardin La Roca Garden beautified by Bank Leumi volunteers

Nearly 200 volunteers from Bank Leumi spent two days working with members of Jardin La Roca Garden to help beautify and maintain the community green space located on Elton Avenue in Melrose. This event was part of Citizens Committee for New York City’s ‘Love Your City’ program. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bi-annual All Souls Day Field Mass remembers dearly departed

Bronx Times Reporter

Bi-annual All Souls Day Field Mass remembers dearly departed

On Saturday, November 2, an ‘All Souls Day Field Mass’ was held at St. Raymond’s Cemetery. The bi-annual Mass was held to honor and remember all of the neighborhood’s loved ones who have been buried in the cemetery. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic hosts cleanup, installs new welcome sign

For the past four years, the Country Club Civic Association has been beautifying the neighborhood by cleaning up debris and graffiti. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Businesses near Yankee Stadium cut out of Nike-MLB deal

The New York Yankees are going to bat for mom and pop shops on River Avenue that would be benched by a new merchandising deal between the MLB and Nike going into effect this January. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Spooktacular’ Halloween event hosted by 47th Precinct

Bronx Times Reporter

‘Spooktacular’ Halloween event hosted by 47th Precinct

The 47th Precinct Community Council hosted its ‘Halloween Spooktacular and Pumpkinfest’ event on Thursday, October 31. Attendees dressed in their costumes, enjoyed popcorn, cotton candy and […] Read more…
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited the RAIN Senior Center in Wakefield to participate in the Halloween festivities with the residents and staff. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pre-Halloween party hosted by St. Barnabas, Fordham Road BID

St. Barnabas Hospital recently partnered with the Fordham Road Business Improvement District and City Jeans to sponsor a pre-Halloween party at Monterey Cornerstone Community Center. The children from the afterschool program enjoyed games, healthy snacks provided by SBH’s nutrition department, as well as pumpkin and face painting. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new GCA charter school

Bronx Times Reporter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new GCA charter school

A recent grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the official opening of a new charter school location. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx pastry chef participates in TV Halloween Baking contest

It was a spook-tacular time for a Bronx pastry chef who showcased her creepy culinary desserts on the Food Network Channel’s Halloween Baking Championship competing for a chance to win $25,000. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Larry Siegel’s performance concludes 2019 Seniors Concert Series

Local singer Larry Siegel performed live for the seniors and staff at Bronx Center on Underhill Avenue. This was the final show of Unitex’s 2019 Seniors Concert Series. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The Hub’s new BronxNet studio space visited by Salamanca

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently visited the new BronxNet studio space, located in the Hub on Third Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Benedetto, Gjonaj host annual TN Halloween event

Bronx Times Reporter

Benedetto, Gjonaj host annual TN Halloween event

The 36th annual Throggs Neck ‘Halloween Carnival and Costume Contest’ was held on Saturday, October 26, on Throgs Neck Boulevard, outside the Throgs Neck Little League Field. The event, presented […] Read more…
City Island

Waterfront communities: Harbor Patrol needed to alleviate noise

Communities along the northeast Bronx waterfront are requesting a dedicated Harbor Patrol station on a year-round basis, following complaints of loud music and inappropriate behavior from boat passengers deteriorating quality-of-life in the area. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NCBH vs. Jacobi as hospitals come together for ‘Making Strides’ softball game

Last week’s ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ softball game featured a matchup between two powerhouses - Jacobi and North Central Bronx hospitals, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jacobi bested NCBH, 11-10. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Monthly meeting held by Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association

The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association held their most recent monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 15. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Highbridge school celebrates opening of green classroon

Students, teachers, and local Highbridge community members came together with NY Sun Works and the New York Power Authority at the Highbridge Green School to celebrate the opening of its hydroponic greenhouse classroom. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New dock at Bronx River waterfront to provide access for residents

A new floating dock and gangway on the Harlem River waterfront is providing easier access for residents at Roberto Clemente State Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights Return in ‘19

As one of New York City’s greatest holiday traditions and for the first time since 2007, the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights will return in 2019 during the most festive time of the year with dazzling light displays that will cover and sparkle acres of the zoo. Visitors will be able to walk-through the zoo to experience wildlife-themed LED displays, custom Asian lanterns, animated light shows on the historic Astor Court and more. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Melrose Senior Center residents educated on breast cancer

Bronx Times Reporter

Melrose Senior Center residents educated on breast cancer

The Melrose Senior Center, located on 342 E. 152nd Street, recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an event to educate its residents, both male and female, about the disease and the importance of getting screened and tested on a regular basis. Read more…
Senator Luis Sepulveda attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Counseling Center, a new clinic located on 149th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New anti-gravity treadmill officially unveiled at UCHC

On Wednesday, October 23, Union Community Health Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the unveiling of their new AlterG anti-gravity treadmill, the world’s first and only treadmill using NASA-based anti-gravity technology. UCHC added this revolutionary equipment to help patients achieve the best results with short-term physical therapy and rehabilitation programs. Read more…
Mott Haven

New Mott Haven art center to host soft opening Nov. 1

A brand new creative space for artists, makers and technologists is opening soon in Mott Haven. Read more…
Earlier this month, Councilman Mark Gjonaj met with seniors at the RAIN Boston Road Senior Center as well students, faculty and staff at P.S. 105 to share the great news of funding allocations. RAIN Boston Road Senior Center received $20,000 in allocations for senior programs and activities, while $75,000 was funded to P.S. 105 for technology improvements (above). Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘New Life Back to School Night’ event attended by Sepulveda

Last month, Senator Luis Sepulveda attended the ‘New Life Back to School Night’ event to share valuable resources to students, ensuring that they have the tools they need to be successful in school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual luncheon, action held at Marina Del Rey

Bronx Times Reporter

Annual luncheon, action held at Marina Del Rey

Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary’s annual luncheon and auction was held on Sunday, October 20 at Marina del Rey. Along with a lunch and silent auction, the event featured a DJ and raffle prizes. The event’s guests of honor included James McQuade, Schuyler Hill Funeral Home director as well as Dr. Carmen Garcia Albarran and Dr. Julio Albarran from SOMOS Community Care. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck, Nov. 10

The Bronx veteran community is getting ready to wave their flags and pay tribute to vets across the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Parks, Gjonaj introduce three-way drinking fountain at BX Park East

Councilman Mark Gjonaj, along with Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa, recently introduced a three-way drinking fountain in Bronx Park East. Read more…
Senator Luis Sepulveda visited the school-based health center at James Kiernan, Jr. High School on Tuesday, October 8. Sepulveda has been advocating for school-based health centers, especially in underserved community, due to the fact that quality, consistent and holistic healthcare is inaccessible for many Bronx students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Frances de Chantal holds pet blessing ceremony

St. Frances de Chantal held a blessing of the pets on Saturday, October 5. Pets that were blessed included dogs and tortoises. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Liberty Dem. Assoc. annual awards dinner held at Maestro’s

The 13th annual Liberty Democratic Association’s awards dinner took place at Maestro’s Caterers on Thursday, October 24. Honorees at the event included Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Crown Trophy owner Gregory Perry and Bronx Board of Building Trades Business Agent president Robert Murray. Read more…
City Island

City Island coffee shop to feature a broad variety of films

The Clipper Coffee Shop in City Island is introducing a new form of entertainment for patrons -- movie night. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Electeds, students launch I.S. 339’s playground renovations

Come June 2020, students at I.S. 339 will celebrate the completion of their brand new playground. Read more…
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