Bronxites Celebrate Historic Solar Eclipse

(l-r) Hilma Rosa, Jinelly and Joanny Jimenez viewed the eclipse from Van Cortlandt Park’s parade ground.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

Bronxites wishing to view the historic solar eclipse traveled to different parts of the borough to witness this once in a lifetime phenomena.

On Monday, August 21, residents converged onto the Pelham Bay Library, Van Cortlandt Park and St. Barnabas Hospital’s campus to safely view the maximum eclipse at 2:44 p.m.

The next solar eclipse is scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2024.

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