Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Throggs Neck

Unionport Bridge reconstruction now slated to start in 2017

Now’s your chance to add your two cents to a roadway improvement plan for a busy east Bronx traffic artery. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dr. Henry honored for anti-gun efforts

The Corporation for National & Community Service bestowed the President Barack Obama Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Service Award to Dr. Esther Henry, founder and CEO of Inner City Gun Violence Prevention Incorporation on Saturday, September 19. The presentation took place at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The award was presented in recognition of an individual’s efforts in educating the community about gun violence prevention. Read more…
City Island

Chamber hosts CI Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

The City Island Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the annual City Island Fall Arts & Crafts Fair, which included art work from over 50 local businesses and vendors. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

City Island

First Responders BBQ hosted by Klein

Senator Jeff Klein recently hosted the fifth annual First Responders Barbecue, where Klein honored the borough’s first responders for service and dedication. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Our Lady of Assumption hosts back to school barbecue

OLA school held its annual back to school barbecue on Friday, September 18. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015


Soundview Drug Free Coalition elects leaders, sets priorities

During its Tuesday, September 15 meeting, the Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition announced the election of its new chair and vice chair in addition to its top three priorities to help educate people on drug abuse and combat this ongoing issue in coming year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx hip hop legend turns 50

Legendary Bronx hip hop artist KRS-One recently celebrated his 50th birthday on Thursday, August 20, giving hip hop loyalists an opportunity to look back on the illustrious career of arguably the greatest hip hop artist to represent the Bronx. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Throggs Neck

New restaurant Cabo offers amenities for all customers

New Mexican restaurant Cabo, located at 3764 E. Tremont Avenue, offers numerous options for all of its customers who venture to the restaurant. Read more…
Castle Hill

Community Board 9 holds 2nd annual Community Appreciation Dinner

Community Board 9 held is second annual Community Appreciation Dinner at the Bronx Y.M.C.A. Read more…
City Island

Hispanic Heritage Reception hosted at Scavello’s

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 2015 Hispanic Heritage Cocktail Reception at Scavello’s on the Island to honor various recipients and Hispanic Heritage Month. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Morris Park

Bianca Mastropietro selected as Miss Columbus 2015

A local high school senior with a fancy for softball and all things Italian has been selected as Miss Columbus for the 2015 Bronx Columbus Day Parade. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Fun Day on the Parkway

Bronx House held its ‘Fun Day on the Parkway’ for everyone on Saturday, September 12. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Hispanic Heritage Cultural Dance Off

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted last Saturday, September 19’s ‘Hispanic Heritage Cultural Dance Off’ at Pelham Parkway featuring delicious food, giveaways, face painting, fun activities for children and live entertainment. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Freshman call up nets winner for Riverdale

The call up stepped up. Read more…
Castle Hill

Bon Appetit Fundraiser hosted by Bronx YMCA

The Bronx YMCA recently hosted its ninth annual Bon Appetit Fundraiser, which included the food tasting from some of the best Bronx restaurants. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015


Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for Belmont Commons

The South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation recently held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Belmont Commons, a new affordable housing development located at 499 E. 188th Street. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Bronx man killed after celebrating promotion

Luis Inoa, 23, died tragically in a bus related accident early Friday, September 18 following a job promotion celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Seniors’ moment: Veterans power Clinton over Campus Magnet

Howard Langley could sense seniors Dashown Wilson Jr. and Edward Nunez trying too hard in the first two weeks to lead a young DeWitt Clinton team to the point it was hurting their own performances Read more…

Fashion Week, Eat NYC host festival

Bronx Fashion Week recently collaborated with Eat NYC to host the Bronx Food & Wine Festival at The Mall at Bay Plaza, which included Bronx Fashion Week’s ‘Fashion Showcase.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

40st PCT. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Late Rodas goal helps Spellman hold off Mount

Cardinal Spellman was not going to relent after blowing a two-goal lead against rival Mount St. Michael. Read more…

Leake & Watts ‘National Share Your Care Day’

Children at the Leake & Watts Headstart Program in Soundview got a special surprise on the first day of school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Covington, defense lead Hayes to first CHSFL win

On a day when running back Justin Covington and the Cardinal Hayes offense shined throughout the game, the defense needed to finish the job. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Castle Hill DOT

Speed Hump to be installed this fall on Ellis Avenue

Castle Hill residents concerned about speeding on their block will get traffic controls. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Fundraiser aids woman’s fight against rare brain abnormality

The AVM Awareness and Support Julie Event set for Wednesday, September 30 is meant to aid Pelham Bay resident Julie Nuccio in her fight against arteriovenous malformation as well as educate people on this rare medical condition. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Hit and run results in death of 89-year old man

Angelo ‘Jerry’ Gerardi, an 89-year old Throggs Neck resident, passed away on Wednesday, September 16 after being the victim of a hit and run incident on East Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

D.A. Johnson announces he would like to seek New York Supreme Court judgeship

The borough’s district attorney has announced that he would like to become a Justice of New York Supreme Court. Read more…
Pelham Bay

15th Annual Orchard Beach Classic Car and Motorcycle Show

Hosted by Eastcoast Classic Car Association, the 15th Annual Orchard Beach Classic Car and Motorcycle Show had many hearts and engines racing this past Sunday, September 20. Read more…

Ferragosto 2015

This year’s Ferragosto Italian Festival was celebrated on Sunday, September 13 in Belmont’s ‘Little Italy’ to the delight of many who attended. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015


DM Engelken of CB7 resigns after a year and a half

District Manager Dustin Engelken of Community Board 7 recently announced his resignation from the position at the CB’s last general board meeting after his wife accepted a job position in Germany. Read more…

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