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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Throggs Neck

Waterbury LaSalle Community Association to hold Arts and Crafts fair for AMVETS

The Waterbury LaSalle Community Association is holding community crafts and arts fair, with some of the proceeds to benefit a local AMVETS post. Read more…
Concourse

Breakfast with the Assembly Speaker Heastie

Wilbert Lawton, Bronx Democratic Executive Committee sergeant at arms, hosted a Friday, October 16 breakfast at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church to honor Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. Read more…
The Empire State Ambulatory Surgery Center recently had a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new center that will provide outstanding surgical services as well as 40 new job opportunities for local professionals. Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Throggs Neck

Traffic calming on East Tremont response to senior’s death

The 45th Precinct, along with the Throggs Neck Merchants Association, recently held a traffic calming on East Tremont Avenue at the same location where 74-year old pedestrian Angel Figueroa was hit by three cars and killed exactly two years earlier. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Traffic lights, crosswalks finally completed on PP

Two traffic light and crosswalk installations that were desperately needed on Pelham Parkway have finally been installed and activated, according to the NYC Department of Transportation. Read more…
Concourse

Soundview Drug Free Community Coalition at Bronx DA’s Office

The Soundview Drug Free Community Coalition held its Tuesday, October 13 meeting inside the Bronx District Attorney’s Office on 198 E. 161st Street. Read more…

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Pelham Bay

Councilman calls for better pedestrian lighting under Westchester Avenue el in Pelham Bay

Concern about pedestrian safety at night on a stretch of several blocks under an el on Westchester Avenue have some proposing new lighting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Survivor Michael Singer leads Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week

Michael Singer, a Male Breast Cancer survivor who helped proclaim the third week of this October as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week along with Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, spread awareness at numerous events to advocate for the cause. Read more…
Highbridge

Upstander Campaign educates on domestic violence

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson and Commissioner Rosemonde Pierre-Louis of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence held an outreach event recently. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Calvary collabs with TNLL for softball game

Calvary Hospital recently collaborated with the Throggs Neck Little League for a local softball game at the TNLL field. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Making Strides walk for Breast Cancer held by ACS

Bronx Times Reporter

Making Strides walk for Breast Cancer held by ACS

The American Cancer Society recently hosted the 13th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Bronx walk at Orchard Beach, where breast cancer survivors, their families, friends, hospitals, schools, caregivers, local politicians and their teams made up for over 10,000 participants. Read more…

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Highbridge

Teen petitions J.Lo’s help to create Bronx performing arts program and studio

Highbridge resident, Ruben Germosen, created an online petition to have famous Bronx musical artist, J.Lo help create a Bronx performing arts program and music studio to help local children and adults follow their dream of becoming performers. Read more…
Van Nest

Van Nest school named after Councilwoman Provenzano

Local elected officials, community leaders as well as friends and family of the late Councilwoman Madeline Provenzano came together on Friday, October 16 to celebrated the official renaming of P.S. 481 in her honor. Read more…
Highbridge

Diaz holds DiVA Spa 

Borough President Ruben Daiz Jr., in partnership with Charito Cisneros of the New York Hispanic Cosmetology and Beauty Chamber of Commerce, hosted the 13th annual DiVA Spa, an event designed to bring domestic violence awareness information to Bronx residents while offering a free day of beauty and spa treatments. The event was held at Veterans’ Memorial Hall in the Bronx County Building on Tuesday, October 13. Read more…

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Halloween Parade takes place on October 31

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Halloween Parade takes place on October 31

This year’s Throggs Neck Halloween Parade should be another wholesome, fun-filled event. Read more…
The New York Botanical Garden is currently raising funds towards the Edible Academy, a new facility that will expand gardening and healthy lifestyle education among NYC students and their families. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mother Arnetta Crawford Housing Grand Opening

Bronx Times Reporter

Mother Arnetta Crawford Housing Grand Opening

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. joined MacQuesten Development, Union Grove Community Development Corp. and city officials in celebrating the Friday, October 16 grand opening of the Mother Arnetta Crawford Housing Complex with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new complex. Read more…
Concourse

Second annual launch of HIRE’s DV program

Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently held the second annual launch of their Domestic Violence program, which provides free job training and certifications for domestic violence victims. Read more…
Breakthrough New York, which is a ten-year college access program that also includes summer school, mentoring, college visits and test prep, recently held the first day of its after-school program at the new Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning. Read more…

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi SHARE Breast Cancer support program helps survivor

A local breast cancer survivor with a history of volunteerism is learning much from fellow survivors at a local support group. Read more…
West Farms

West Farms Veterans Day Parade marches on

The Bronx Veterans Day Parade in West Farms will soldier on for this upcoming Saturday, November 7 at noon. Read more…
The Bronx Brewfest, a fundraiser for the Friends of Pelham Bay Park, was held at Turtle Cove Golf Center. Read more…
The Liberty Democratic Association held its 8th Annual Awards Dinner ceremony on Thursday, October 16 at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

41st PCT. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham Goes Purple Day

Councilman Ritchie Torres and the Fordham Road Business Improvement District took a stand against domestic violence with their Fordham Goes Purple Day on Thursday, October 15. A group, including the councilman and the BID, and also representatives from local businesses, the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center and Solo Pa Mi Gente Automobile Club distributed information to the community to raise awareness about domestic violence. Torres, the BID and the businesses also presented KHCC with a donation to support their services for domestic violence survivors. Read more…

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Parkchester

St. Raymond Elementary School parish-school VIP reception

St. Raymond Elementary School held its parish-school VIP reception recently. Read more…
Morris Park

Local groups, schools march in Columbus Day Parade

Adults, children, along with nearly 100 schools, community groups and marching bands, recently marched in the 39th annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade, which was held on Morris Park Avenue between White Plains and Williamsbridge roads. Read more…
The Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce recently held the 28th annual Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce Tent Party Trade Show & Expo at the Hunts Point Cooperative Market, which was attended by the Husts Point BID, Il Forno and Community Board 2, among others. Read more…

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Addo’-Badu’s goal sends Spellman past rival Preston

Cardinal Spellman forward Jacinta Addo’-Badu has played enough rivalry games against Preston to understand to can’t lose them if you want to show your face at school the next day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Riverdale lacks finishing touch against Poly Prep

Andrew FitzGerald isn’t concerned about what a third league loss does for this team’s chances of winning an Ivy League title. The coach is more worried about his young team reacts and learns from it. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Second half woes keep Kennedy from third straight win

One strong half of play wasn’t enough to extended Kennedy’s winning streak to three. Read more…
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