Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Throggs Neck

32nd Annual Throggs Neck Halloween Parade and street fair on October 31

An annual tradition is coming soon to Throggs Neck this Halloween. Read more…
Westchester Square

‘Like Totally 80’s’ at Westchester Square

The Westchester Square Business Improvement District hosted ‘Like Totally 80’s’, a throwback bash on Saturday, September 26 in Westchester Square. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYRR’s Bronx 10-Mile and First Bronx 5K

The New York Road Runners held their Bronx 10-mile and first-ever Bronx 5K run on Sunday, September 27 starting and finishing at McClellan Street and 166th Street. Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

City Island

Late veteran advocate honored in street co-naming

Councilman James Vacca joined family and friends of the late Commander William Clancy and veterans for a Saturday, September 26 street co-naming ceremony at the intersection of City Island Avenue and Cross Street. Read more…
Morris Park

John Fraser Post 19 Honors 50-Year Member

The John Fraser Bryan Post 19 of the American Legion presented member, Dominic Connaire with an award recognizing his 50 years of continuous service at the post’s monthly meetings on Sunday, September 20. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Rosh Hashana celebrated by Temple Hatikva

Temple Hatikva recently celebrated the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana, which marked the start of year 5775 on the Jewish calendar. Read more…

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Morris Park

Bronx Columbus Day Parade on Sunday at noon

The 39th Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade is set for Sunday, October 11. Read more…
University Heights

Livery cab accident injures five, including four children

A livery cab traveling on Valentine Avenue towards East Kingsbridge Road recently struck a mother and four children between the ages of five and 11, resulting in injuries and hospitalization of the five victims. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Teen Fashion Show at Montefiore Children’s Hospital

Wish Upon a Teen, a natural non-profit working with teens with life-threatening illnesses and often incorporates beauty elements into their events, held a Saturday, September 26 fashion show at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Read more…

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Throggs Neck

Repairs set for overpass on East Tremont Avenue

According to the New York State Department of Transportation, a damaged overpass wall located at the intersection of East Tremont Avenue overpassing the Bruckner Expressway is expected to be repaired by the end of the year. Read more…
City Island

No clear answer as to cause of City Island temporary bridge malfunction

A clear consensus still has not emerged as to why a piece of a new temporary bridge being constructed between City Island and Pelham Bay Park failed recently. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Small Business Panel Discussion

Take Back New York and the Small Business Congress hosted a Wednesday, September 30 panel discussion at Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox Church. Read more…
The Hub

Mercy Center opens in The Hub

Mercy Center celebrated the opening a new location on 149th Street with a Friday, October 2 ribbon cutting ceremony which Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito attended. Read more…

‘Bronx Bound’ book signing held by John Roche

Author John Roche recently held a book signing at the Bay Plaza Barnes and Noble for his newly released book, ‘Bronx Bound’. Read more…

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

New BronxNet East TV studio opens at Mercy College

The new BronxNet East television studio facility at Mercy College in the Hutchinson Metro Center was officially welcomed to the neighborhood with an on-site Monday, October 5 ribbon cutting ceremony. Read more…
Fordham South

Three new speed humps in Fordham improve quality-of-life

Locals concerned about speeding in their community have gotten assistance that has led to the installation of three new speed bumps to slow down traffic. Read more…

Joyner secures $150,000 for INCLUDEnyc

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner presented a ceremonial check of $150,000 to special needs organization INCLUDEnyc at P.S. 035 Franz Siegel. Read more…

The New York Botanical Garden hosts Edible Academy Family Garden Picnic

The New York Botanical Garden hosted an event, The Edible Academy Family Garden Picnic, a celebration of organic vegetable gardening and cooking, on Sunday, September 27. Read more…

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015


Parkside Houses sees $132,000 sidewalk renovation

Improvements to a sidewalk at the Parkside Houses have residents and local community members breathing a sigh of relief. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Assemblyman Benedetto’s 2nd Annual Golf Outing

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto hosted his second annual golf outing and dinner at Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course on Monday, September 21. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Wednesday, September 2 , 1:00 a.m. — Two males were involved in a verbal dispute with the suspect in the rear of 1408 Webster Avenue. During the dispute, the suspect brandished a firearm and fired several times at the victims. The bullets struck one victim on the left arm and hip. It grazed the second victim in the knee. A third victim, who was uninvolved in the incident, was struck in the back. Two victims went to the hosptial, and one refused medical attention. Read more…

Outback Steakhouse holds grand opening for new location

Outback Steakhouse recently held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Bay Plaza location, 270 Baychester Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

15th Annual Gladys Ricart Brides March

The 15th Annual Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial/Brides’ March was held on Saturday, September 26 at Monroe College. Read more…

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Pelham Bay

Explosion and fire causes restaurant to stay closed

Texas Chicken & Burgers, a renovated and revamped restaurant that was set to reopen, will stay closed after a gas leak and explosion caused a fire in the establishment last week. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct Bike Patrol keeps on rolling

Meet the 49th Precinct’s new bike patrol lead by Officers Roger Rachelski and Juan Sanchez. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Legionnaires’ Town Hall Meeting

A town hall meeting was held on the evening of Thursday, October 1 at Maestro’s to address the recent Legionnaires’ disease cluster discovered in the 10461 zip code. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vigil held by mother for late daughter

A vigil was recently held for Patty Chucka’s daughter, Danielle, who passed away nine years ago. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Country Club

First annual dog show held at Providence Rest

Providence Rest Nursing Home recently held its first annual dog show, where staff, family and friends brought their canine companions and showed them off to the residents. Read more…

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