Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

NYC Council proposes $250 property tax rebate

On Tuesday, April 14, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the Council announced their Budget Response to the Mayor’s Fiscal 2016 Preliminary Budget. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx postmaster set to face challenges

Before coming to the Bronx, Lilliam Rodriguez was the postmaster of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read more…

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

NYPL expands Wi-Fi lending program

The Library HotSpot program seeks to narrow the ‘digital divide.’ Read more…
Throggs Neck

DEP fixes running fire hydrant

The Department of Environmental Protection recently fixed a broken fire hydrant, located on Randall and Calhoun avenues, that was running water non-stop for about three weeks. Read more…
Throggs Neck

BMNA awards, honors at 91st annual banquet

Bronx Manhattan North Association of Realtors hosted its 91st Annual Banquet Celebration on Wednesday, April 22, where they announced award recipients and honored individuals with longevity to their organizations. Read more…

Pageant for Puerto Rican girls

Puerto Rican girls from the Bronx competed in the 2015 Reinado Juvenil Pageant on Saturday, April 25. Read more…

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Pelham Bay

Committee for Effective Leadership honors activists and youth

The Committee for Effective Leadership’s annual luncheon brought a who’s who in borough, state and national politics to Pelham Bay.. Read more…
Hunts Point

Proposed Bruckner, Sheridan Expressway project seeks Cuomo’s support

On Tuesday, April 14, the Bronx delegation of elected officials wrote to Governor Andrew Cuomo asking for his support in the proposed Bruckner and Sheridan Expressway redevelopment project. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj & Klein to commemorate WWII’s 70th & Albanians’ wartime heroism

On Tuesday, May 5, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Senator Jeff Klein will commemorate WWII’s 70th anniversary as well as the heroic actions of Albanians who safeguarded Jewish refugees during the war. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein Hosts Annual Educators Breakfast

On Friday, April 24, Senator Jeff Klein and more than 150 education officials, local teachers and parents celebrated parent leaders’ remarkable achievements and positive contributions. Read more…

Monday, May 4, 2015

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership holds annual poster contest on theme of healthy eating

A group of 20 children were honored for their artistic ability in a poster contest Read more…
Pelham Bay

Zeppieri & Sons wins WABC pastry contest

The Pelham Bay bakery was voted ‘Best Pastries’ in the tri-state area. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein, Governor Cuomo make connections in Cuba

Senator Jeff Klein, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Assemblyman Carl Heastie, Senate minority leader Andrea Stewart Cousins, along with New York business and education leaders, travelled to Havana Cuba to generate new economic ties and trade partnerships. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pelham Bay, Castle Hill play ball!

Both little leagues hosted their opening parades and ceremonies on April 25. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Electeds Promote Creating Hudson River Greenway

On Sunday, April 19, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and other local elected officials attended an event promoting the Hudson River Greenway’s creation in Riverdale. Read more…

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Westchester Square

7th Annual Fair @ The Square

A preview of Westchester Square’s famous 7th Annual Fair @ The Square. Read more…

Old Bronx Borough Courthouse open after 37 years

The Old Bronx Borough Courthouse has been restored and reopened to the public, thanks in large part to No Longer Empty and other community partners. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Benedetto Raises Apraxia Awareness

On Tuesday, April 14, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto presented a resolution proclaiming May 14, 2015 as ‘Childhood Apraxia of Speech Day’ to bring awareness to a speech disorder affecting children. Read more…
West Farms

Intervale Green’s event kicks off rooftop garden

Intervale Green hosted its Rooftop Garden Kickoff event for Bronx families and residents. Read more…

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Throggs Neck

Preston senior wins Evans Scholarship award

Madeleine Giannini was recently awarded will a full scholarship to Purdue University. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz announces Bronx Week 2015 honorees

Four outstanding individuals that are among the borough’s finest will be enshrined on the Bronx Walk of Fame as part of the Bronx Week 2015 festivities. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Semler adjusting to life on the mound for inconsistent Fieldston

Drew Semler only dabbled in pitching before this summer. The Fieldston left hander felt it was better to start doing it full time late than never. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fordham Prep squanders late lead against Kennedy Catholic

It was the very rare occasion for Fordham Prep where a lead wasn’t safe with its ace. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sweep keeps Fordham in race for second place, tournament bye

Fordham University got exactly what it needed in its final home stand of the season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Zoo hosts Run for the Wild

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s event raised awareness about endangered species. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough Red Hat chapter celebrate 17th anniversary of society

Borough chapters of the The Red Hat Society held a 17th anniversary celebration of the organization on Friday, April 24 at a restaurant on City Island Read more…

Friday, May 1, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

‘Zombie Homes’ suck nabes dry

State leaders announced the introduction of the Abandoned Property Neighborhood Relief Act. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Buhre and Zerega # 6 IRT stations’ service resumes

On Monday, April 27 at 5 a.m., the fully rehabilitated Buhre and Zerega avenues # 6 IRT stations officially opened for service. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Fire on East Tremont Avenue burns through apartment

A one-alarm blaze tore through a 2-story house. Read more…
University Heights

Male empowerment event held at Monroe College

Monroe College held a male empowerment event for its male students on Thursday, April 23. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…

Friday, April 24, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

The Bronx Times newspapers are now online!

Can’t get enough of the Bronx TImes, Bronx Times Reporter, and Bronx Weekly? Then grab our latest print editions online today! Read more…

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