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Abandoned car continues to irk Pelham Gardens

Over a year ago, a Toyota Corolla showed up outside Lori Mooney’s apartment on Pelham Parkway North and Fenton Avenue and never left.  Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mental Health Commissioner to meet over Lyvere Street

Although residents lost their fight to keep the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health off of Lyvere Street, Office of Mental Health commissioner Michael Hogan has finally agreed to meet with Community Board 10 to address its concerns.  Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Marvin Place residents: Take our street, please

Approximately every four or five years residents of Marvin Place say they are notified that the street is for sale, a proposition that frequently confuses real estate speculators. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ferry Point residents irked by trucks seeking short cuts

Residents of two small streets in the Ferry Point community are up in arms about tractor-trailer trucks deviating from their prescribed routes and cutting through residential blocks. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CI students donate books to Jacobi’s pediatric ER

First graders from P.S. 175, on City Island, learned a lesson in sharing while visiting Jacobi Medical Center’s pediatric emergency room on May 22 and 23.  Read more…

Bronx teams fall short

 It looks like the PSAL Varsity Baseball A Division Championship will not be coming back to the Bronx after all.  Read more…

Back-to-back losses doom St. Ray’s

Despite being eliminated from the CHSAA playoffs in back-to-back losses, the St. Raymond High School Ravens have recaptured the glory they once enjoyed years ago. Read more…

Knowing the Score

It was a bit of a disappointing week for Bronx sports fans.  Read more…

Pipe Dreams: The Director’s Cut

Maybe it's just me, but... Read more…

St. Cath’s honors best

On Friday, May 16th, St. Catharine Academy honored their student athletes at the 23rd Annual Athletics Awards Dinner held at the Academy.  Read more…

Lady Governors go out strong

After a come-from-behind win over Lincoln advanced the Clinton Lady Governors (above) into the Elite Eight, the girls’ varsity softball team hit a snag on Tuesday, May 27, in a 4-1 loss to Madison.  Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dog walkers turn vacant lot into a poochie toilet

Residents of Bayview and Outlook avenues in Spencer Estate are often besieged with illegal littering and dumping, however, according to one area resident, the latest waste is coming from the neighborhood’s four-legged friends. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dunkin’ Donuts to awaken sleepy Throggs Neck corner

A vacant corner store in Throggs Neck that was literally once to pieces is going to get a caffeinated boost from a very well known business. Read more…

Four Bronx high schools named America’s best

U.S. News and World Report has named four Bronx high schools, which span areas as diverse as Pelham Parkway and Mott Haven, as some of the best in the nation. Read more…

Vacca rips ‘pricey’ parkway gas stations

With gas prices up all over the borough, Councilman Jimmy Vacca has targeted two local gas stations he feels are pumping the community for exorbitant amounts of money. Read more…

Art, poetry contest inspires student goals

More than 350 fourth, fifth and sixth grade students from public, parochial and independent schools throughout New York City recently participated in the 22nd Annual Department of Environmental Protection Water Conservation Art and Poetry Contest. Read more…

Around Town

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town. Read more…

Bronxwood Home sponsors health fair

The Bronxwood Home & Assisted Living Program, located at 799 E. Gun Hill Road in Baychester, sponsored a lively barbeque and health fair on Thursday, May 27, for its residents and other family members. Read more…

Doctor leads symphony orchestra’s 27th season

An Albert Einstein College of Medicine professor has been leading the only symphony orchestra sponsored by a medical school in the country, will be back for his 27th season next fall. Read more…

Concourse residents fear loss of gazebo

A building’s gazebo that once stood as a resplendent symbol of a prosperous community, but has suffered deeply from neglect, has admirers fearing it’s demolition. Read more…

Super Mario’s legacy lives on at walk

One step at a time, Bronx residents will honor their beloved husband, father and friend through their participation in Liver Walk 2008, June 8, in Manhattan’s Battery Park. Read more…

Students organize healthy-sex fair

Middle school students involved in Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation after school program took a stand for more sexual health education and took matters into their own hands by holding a community health fair for their peers on Thursday, May 29. Read more…

Mom, daughter graduate together

Mother and daughter duo, Insaf and Zaynab Abdullah jointly celebrated their future as they as they walked down the aisle at their Columbia University School of General Studies graduation on May 19. Read more…

Do You Remember

I attended another unveiling this past Saturday.  This time it wasn’t for a work of art or a street sign, but rather a monument to a fascinating personality.  His name is Tom Kelly and he passed away on February 5, 1908.  Just one hundred years later, this monument was unveiled in Woodlawn Cemetery but it is primarily just a replacement.  The etching on his former gravestone had eroded over the past century and his many admirers rallied for fitting reminder of this Civil War veteran and Fenian leader of old.  Thus the federal government provided a new granite memorial to mark his final resting spot.  Read more…
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