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Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Stand Up To Violence program celebrates one-year anniversary

A program working to stop gun violence in the streets in local communities just reached a milestone. Read more…
Castle Hill

Back-to-school giveaway hosted by Crowley, Vacca

Congressman Joe Crowley and councilman James Vacca recently hosted a back-to-school event at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club to provide school supplies to 150 students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Back-to-School giveaway held

Councilman James Vacca and the Westchester Square Business Improvement District presented a Back To School event, sponsored by Healthfirst, on Saturday, August 29. Councilman Vacca’s office distributed backpacks to youngsters. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

City Island

City Island community and business leaders develop plans to fill vacant stores

Civic and business leaders on City Island meet with officials from government and economic development corporations to address a problem that been plaguing the community for years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The Bronx remembers 9/11 borough victims

The Bronx will be hosting several events honoring the lives of Bronxites who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Senior Court Officer Fliegelman Honored

Senior Court Officer David Fliegelman was honored in a ‘Walk Out’ ceremony this past Wednesday, August 26 for his 32 years of dedicated work as a court cop and certified EMT. Read more…
Melrose

Borough President Diaz hosts back to school literacy and health fair

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual ‘back to school’ literacy and health fair recently. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Soundview

Amphitheater added to Soundview Pk. amenities

City officials touted the new amenity at the venue’s first event. Read more…
Hunts Point

Medical marijuana dispensary locates in HP

The PharmaCann facility will be the first of its kind in the Bronx, and is working to ease residents concerns. Read more…
Fordham

Macy’s Backstage set to come to the Bronx

Macy’s Backstage, a new, off-price concept of national retail-titan Macy’s, is expected to hit Fordham Place sometime in late fall. Read more…
Morris Park

Chubby Checker Plays At Loreto Park

The ‘King of the Twist’, Chubby Checker gave a rocking performance on Wednesday, August 26 for more than 600 people at Loreto Park as part of Senator Jeff Klein’s Summertime Symphonies series. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Lead By Example’s Youth Festival

Lead by Example and Reverse the Trend held its first community outreach event in the Eastchester Garden section of the Bronx on Friday, August 28 at 1216 Burke Avenue. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

Mott Haven

New NYCHA program Make Mott Haven to bring arts and culture to projects

Arts and cultural funding is coming to Mott Haven, bringing new programming in and around public housing projects. Read more…
Concourse

161st Street BID celebrates three-year anniversary of garden

The 161st Street Business Improvement District recently celebrated the three-year anniversary of their community garden, the only garden owned by a BID in the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto sponsors mammography screening van

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto hosted a mammography screening van outside of his Throggs Neck office recently. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015

Throggs Neck

TN Merchants tackle tree beds on Tremont

The merchants association beautified tree beds on the avenue. Read more…
Eastchester

Unity in the Community Peace Festival includes basketball

Lead by Example and Reverse the Trend self-improvement programs co-hosted a Unity in the Community Peace Festival at Eastchester Gardens Read more…
Pelham Bay

Block Party on Harrington Avenue

Neighbors gathered in Pelham Bay on one of the last weekends of summer. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015

Woodlawn

Bronx culinary student worked at top NYC restaurant

Victoria Helwig, a Woodlawn resident and aspiring culinary artist, worked this summer at ‘Untitled’ at the Whitney Museum of American Art, one of New York City’s top fine dining restaurants. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Violent sex offender removed from the Bronx

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision removed a recently released Level 2 sex offender living at 1541 Williamsbridge Road after Senator Jeff Klein announced the offender directly violated state law by living 449 feet away from a local special needs elementary school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BCA highlights 2016 grant opps

The organization supports Bronx artists’ development through grants. Read more…
Highbridge

Bronx AT&T Scholar Throws First Pitch At Yankees Game

Castle Hill resident, John Abreu, an All Star Code graduate and AT&T scholar, threw the first pitch at last Monday, August 24’s New York Yankees versus Houston Astros game. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Groundswell ‘DOT-Stop DWI’ Mural Dedication

A Thursday, August 27 dedication ceremony for a new Groundswell mural addressing the seriousness and far reaching consequences of driving while intoxicated was held at the South Bronx Food Bazaar Supermarket located at 535 E. 170th Street. Read more…
Mott Haven

Crystal Halo non-profit holds back to school fair

A newly formed non-profit, Crystal’s Halo, held a back to school fair in Mott Haven. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Morris Park

Executive director of Jacobi leaving after ten years

Jacobi Medical Center’s executive director, Bill Walsh, will leave the hospital after serving the position for the last decade. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Armed Robbery At Pelham Bay Rite Aid

An armed robbery at Rite Aid located at 1710 Crosby Avenue happened last Thursday, August 27 at 3:10 a.m. Read more…
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…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dawson making most of transition to linebacker at Fordham

There was no time for George Dawson to be hesitant when mentor Stephen Hodge and All-American linebacker went down with a season-ending ankle injury last year before Fordham University played a game. Read more…
Morris Park

Crime Victims Support Group receives visit from Vacca, Crowley

Councilman James Vacca and congressman Joe Crowley recently visited the Crime Victims Support Group Services of the North Bronx to discuss the group’s cut backs in funding and ways to increase funding in the future. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Reloaded Hayes eyes big bounce back season

Cardinal Hayes took its lumps in its first season in the CHSFL’s AAA division in more than two decades. It has reloaded with talent from an undefeated junior varsity, made some changes and plans on delivering a little hurt of its own this time around with a deep roster. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Softball League closing ceremony

Softball players celebrated their accomplishments as Throggs Neck league wrapped up the season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Marble Hill

Season in jeopardy with Kennedy football in search of practice field

The Kennedy football team is looking for a permanent field to call home because of safety concerns after an explosion blew out the school’s sixth floor science lab two weeks ago. The team is making due for now with its season very much in jeopardy, as the school will not open in time for the start of classes on Sept. 9. Read more…
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