Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Metro Optics named Top 50 small biz

The Bronx company was recently identified as one of the city’s best small businesses by 1010 WINS. Read more…

Apartments currently being constructed on Gouverneur Place

Gouverneur Place Apartments, a new residential development currently under construction, will provide affordable housing and other amenities to its future residents once completed. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

Pelham Parkway

Crosswalk finally being installed on Pelham Parkway

NYC Department of Transportation recently confirmed the installation of a traffic light and crosswalk on Pelham Parkway South, which saw many delays after it was approved in November 2014. Read more…
Pelham Bay

MTA meets with Bx29 riders at City Island Civic Association meeting

Concerned transit riders got to meet face-to-face with Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials about long-standing concerns regarding the Bx29 bus. Read more…

Community engagement event hosted by councilman King

Councilman Andy King recently hosted a Community Engagement Service Day outside of this office, where free services and materials were given away to those in attendance. King also gave away school supplies to youngsters. Read more…
Morris Park

Councilman Vacca visits summer programs he funds at P.S./M.S. 83

Councilman James Vacca visited summer programs for children he funds. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

5th Annual Mother Teresa food drive

Councilman James Vacca, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, the Bronx Jewish Community Council and the Albanian-American Society Foundation invite residents to donate non-perishable food items from now until Tuesday, August 25 at either the councilman or assemblyman’s offices. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Versatile Wilson adapting game to flex star power

Sidney Wilson has grown comfortable in his role as St. Raymond’s star after an up and down sophomore season. The 6-foot-7 rising junior wing has done so by learning the balance between expanding his game, while using the tools he already has to dominate. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scanlan grads open Throggs Neck businesses

Four Throggs Neck entrepenuers and Monsignor Scanlan alumni talk about the impact the school had on them. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Former St. Ray’s star Bryant finds scoring touch overseas

The calling card of Darryl “Truck” Bryant’s career has been his acumen as a physical and shut down on-ball defender. After last season in the Czech Republic, people may start to view him differently. Read more…
Westchester Square

Glebe Avenue Block Party

Locals residents turned out for the 16th annual Glebe Avenue Block Party in Zerega, where they enjoyed an afternoon of family fun. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Community welcomed to Pelham Parkway’s Temple Hatikva for High Holy Days

Lenny Cherry, Temple Hatikva chairman of the board, invites the community. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

Pelham Bay

New OLA principal appointed

Meet John-Paul Barnaba, Our Lady of the Assumption School’s newly appointed principal. Read more…

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Castle Hill

Former committeeman, hip hop liaison has overcome many life obstacles

Bronx-born resident Ronald ‘Bee Stinger’ Savage has seen a lot of success and accomplishment despite having to overcome different challenges and obstacles throughout his life. Read more…
Pelham Bay

BX Republican’s Debate Watching Party

On Thursday, August 6, the Bronx Republican Party held a free get together event at their Middletown Road headquarters for all to watch the televised first Republican Presidential Candidates Debate. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx Salsa Month kicked off at Owen Dolen Park

Councilman James Vacca recently presented Salsa Fest at Owen Dolen Park to celebrate Bronx Salsa Month. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

New Groundswell mural to put brakes on DWIs

Working with the New York City Department of Transportation and Bogopa Service Corporation, Groundswell youth artist are working on a mural designed to prevent future instances of driving while intoxicated in the south Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Blue Angels still flying high

The Blue Angels Radio Control Club celebrated its over 50 years in existence at a special event held this past Wednesday, August 12 at Ferry Point Park Field #4. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BCC’s New Executive Board Swore-In

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce swore-in their new executive board members this past Thursday, August 6 at the Marriot Hotel. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Benedetto’s Summer Reading Awards

This past Thursday, August 6, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto presented children from two local day care centers their summer reading awards at Pelham Bay Library. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015

Edgewater Park

Community gardeners in Edgewater Park open straw-bale garden

Community activists in Edgewater Park have created an organic micro-farm out what was a totally vacant park area. Read more…

Parkchester celebrates 75 years

Home to over 42,000 residents, Parkchester celebrated its 75th anniversary in style this past Saturday, August 8 with a fun, family-friendly community event held at its North Ball Field. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein and Country Club Civic get cleanup done on foreclosed property

A once proud home was the subject of a major community clean up recently. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronxites Boogie on the Boulevard

Locals gather for a block party on the Grand Concourse. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Outbreak kills 12

The largest outbreak in NYC history has killed 12 in the south Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Parishioners: St. Frances de Chantal pastor issued management directives by Cardinal Dolan

The Archdiocese of New York appears to have issued directives to the pastor of St. Frances de Chantal Church. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

John and Vickie Golasso host birthday party for Comedian Pat Cooper in Throggs Neck

John Golasso and Vickie Golasso hosted a birthday party for legendary comedian Pat Cooper in Throggs Neck. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblymna Gjonaj holds re-election event

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj held a fundraiser recently. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Vacca funds Bronx House equipment

The councilman allocated $15,00 for new audio/visual equipment. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

Morris Park

Morris Park Community Association plays host to free ‘Shred Day’ event

The MPCA played host to a Shred Day Event. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor at Dream Big Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor met with young people at the Bronx Children Museum’s Dream Big Day. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015

Mott Haven

Local artists perform at Willis Ave. garden

The Bronx Museum and NYRP hosted the second annual ‘Born and Raised’ event. Read more…
Bedford Park

International Family Arts and Music Festival on Tracey Tower

An International Family Arts and Music Festival was held at Tracey Towers in Bedford Park. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Affinity Health Plan opens new headquarters in Hutchinson Metro Center

Affinity Health Plan opened its new headquarters at the Hutchinson Metro Center on Thursday, July 30. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 7, 2015

Pelham Parkway

NYISE’s Camp Wanaqua

The New York Institute for Special Education’s Camp Wanaqua saw more than 20 visually-impaired or blind students enjoying many fun end-of-camp festivities on Thursday, July 30. Read more…

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