Bronx Times celebrates with 35th anniversary party at the Alley Cat Cafe

Co-owners Les and Jennifer Goodstein during the 35th anniversary celebration of the Bronx Times Reporter on Thursday, April 16.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

The Bronx Times Reporter celebrated its 35th anniversary with a party at the Alley Cat Cafe on Thursday, April 16. The owners of the newspaper, Les and Jennifer Goodstein, mingled with many of the people from the community who have been reading the paper for decades. Les spoke at the party, as did Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Councilman James Vacca. Co-founders Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and John Collazzi, the Bronx Times’ current editor, talked about the paper’s early years. Marlene Cintron, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation president, spoke on behalf of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. The Bronx Times Reporter is part of Community News Group.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260–4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.

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