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Best of Preston’s Art Exhibit Awards

Preston High School celebrated its eighth year of displaying student artwork at a Citibank branch at 3924 E. Tremont Avenue. The school culminated its five-week display by presenting awards for participation and excellence at the Best of Preston Artist’s Exhibition on Thursday, April 15. Read more…

I.S. 181 delivers Haiti relief with Benedetto’s help

After helplessly waiting since the day after the Haiti earthquake to have someone help out, the donations from students at I.S. 181 Pablo Casals Middle School are now on their way to the people that need them. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein launches Graffiti Court Watchers

A crowd of community members fed up with slap-on-the-wrist sentences for graffiti offenses met outside of Bronx Criminal Court to call for jail time for repeat adult offenders. The group, decked out in bright colored T-shirts drawing attention to the perils of graffiti, were on hand for the launch of Senator Jeff Klein’s Court Watchers Program. Read more…

86th annual awards for real estate industry

The Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors held their 86th annual gala banquet at Marina del Rey on Thursday, April 15. The gala event brought together the entire Bronx commercial and residential real estate community for an evening that included remarks by Governor David Paterson and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Read more…

Mayor, Speaker define the future of the waterfront

Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn are getting serious about the future of the city’s waterfront with a new initiative called WAVES, a plan for increasing public access to and development of the waterfront. The announcement of the new effort took place at Mill Pond Park near Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, April 13. The Waterfront Vision and Enhancement Strategy, or WAVES, is to be developed over the next nine months. It includes the establishment of a comprehensive waterfront plan for the city’s 578 miles of shoreline with a special emphasis on increasing access and development along waterways. Read more…

Yankee opening day is a carnival

Yankee Stadium wasn’t the only place to see talent on opening day. Read more…

Water Rate Hearing at P.S. 14

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is coming to Waterbury LaSalle to hold its annual water rate hearing on Thursday, May 6. Read more…

Community boards fight cuts

Community boards are bracing for cuts of more than 30% in the City budget put forth by Mayor Bloomberg’s administration. They are hoping that the City Council will act to restore the planned cuts before the start of the next fiscal year in July. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Million Trees campaign gives Villa Maria Academy a shady deal

The kiddies at Villa Maria Academy will show Mother Nature some love this Friday. Students will parade around Country Club before returning to the school to read poems and dedicate some of the 81 new trees that have been planted on school grounds, all in honor of Earth Day, which is Thursday April 22. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CILL pays tribute to former president

City Island Little League celebrated its opening day with hot dogs and soda and honored the man who led the organization for the past eight years. Former league president Bob Whalen, a parent who has been involved with the league for two decades, was honored during the opening ceremony at Anthony Ambrosini Field on Saturday, April 17. Whalen’s wife Anna and daughter Brianna accepted the award in his behalf. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Senior center leader passes

Angela Buonocore, longtime volunteer at the Morris Park Community Association and the senior coordinator for the organization for the past three years, died recently. She is being remembered by all who knew her as a warm person who was always eager to volunteer for her community. She was the proud mother of two children. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hammond Cove beach reopens

Everyone into the water! Read more…

Students to teach parents the Internet

A new $10,000 grant will allow the Eagle Academy for Young Men to jump-start its Digital Literacy Institute, a program that will fund computer education classes for students and their parents on Saturdays. The twist—kids will teach the adults. Read more…

Foodilicious: Home of the Hot Chicken

The restaurant landscape of Parkchester is in the midst of a revival, as the busy corner of Metropolitan and Westchester avenues welcomes Foodilicious: The Home of the “Hot Chicken” Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct welcomes new C-O

The 49th Precinct has once again undergone a change in leadership, with Captain Kevin Nicholson stepping in as the newest commanding officer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Astor Little League opening day activity avoids rain

Astor Little League began its new season Saturday, April 16, and parents were just as excited as the kids that the predicted rain held off for a while. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Locust Point celebrates Earth Day!

The Locust Point Civic Association is inviting Bronxites to learn how to give back to Mother Nature and go green! Read more…
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