Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween Spooktacular Pumpkin Fest

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the annual ‘Halloween Spooktacular Pumpkin Fest’ event on Saturday, October 31 at the Classic Community Center located at 286 E. 165th Street. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough has many local resources for veterans

There are a host of local resources that are available for our veterans. Read more…

3rd Annual Allerton Halloween Sidewalk Parade

The 3rd Annual Allerton Halloween Sidewalk Parade was held on Saturday, October 24. Read more…
Westchester Square

Councilman Vacca, Westchester Square BID host 2nd Annual Halloween at the Square

Councilman Vacca and Westchester Square Business Improvement District held Halloween at the Square 2015 on Saturday, October 31 Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pizza party held by Benedetto for summer readers

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto recently hosted his Summer Reading Challenge Pizza Party, where children who participated in and completed Benedetto’s Summer Reading Challenge, were treated to free pizza. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Morris Park

Bronx Veteran’s Museum of Dormi & Sons Funeral Home

The Bronx Veteran’s Museum, located within John Dormi & Sons Funeral Home, a room-sized museum that houses various World War II artifacts, stands as a reminder of those who have fought to protect and serve our country. Read more…
Country Club

Oktoberfest at Providence Rest

Providence Rest residents enjoyed an Oktoberfest celebration on Thursday, October 15 at their Country Club-based facility. Read more…
Morris Park

Taste of Morris Park food event held in Loreto Park

Taste of Morris Park, which showcased community restaurants, was held in Loreto Park on Sunday, October 18. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Travesias chef cooks at Locust Point CSA event

The Locust Point Civic Association’s Community Supported Agriculture recently welcomed chef Dario Morillo from Travesias restaurant at their weekly distribution, where he cooked a dish using vegetables from the weekly distribution. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Clark wins election as new Bronx DA

Democratic candidate Darcel Clark was recently appointed as the new Bronx district attorney and the first woman Bronx DA in the borough’s history after gaining nearly 86 percent of the borough’s votes in the election. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Frances parishioners bid farewell to Fr. Susai Antony

Parishioners from St. Frances de Chantal Church independently coordinated and held a farewell celebration for a beloved priest who served the parish in recent years. Read more…

Bronx Parks ‘Speak Up’ at Beer Hall fundraiser

The Bronx Council for Environmental Quality and the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces recently held their annual ‘Speak Up’ fundraiser at the Bronx Beer Hall, which generated funding for the 2016 Bronx Parks Speak Up on Saturday, February 27 at Lehman College. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

‘Savor the Bronx’ kicks off in Morris Park

From Latin Fusion to Italian dishes to French eats, the borough’s ethnic diversity is evident during its restaurant week. Read more…

After 8 years, DM Rodriguez resigns from CB4

Jose Rodriguez, CB4’s district manager for nearly the last eight years, recently accounted his resignation from the board to pursue another career opportunity. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblywoman Joyner’s 1st Annual Health Expo

Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner held her first annual Health Expo on Saturday, October 24 at Joyce Kilmer Park Read more…
City Island

Scavello’s ‘Freestyle Fright Fest’

Scavello’s on the Island played host to the frighteningly fun ‘Freestyle Fright Fest’ event on Friday, October 30. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Benedict’s School holds Halloween Parade

A Thoggs Neck school held a Halloween parade and party on Thursday, October 29. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Jacobi artwork display helps domestic violence victims heal

For the entire month of October, Jacobi Medical Center served as host to the ‘Clothesline Project’, a visual display bearing witness to violence against women and as its namesake suggests features shirts decorated to represent a particular woman’s experience whether a survivor or someone close to one which are hung from a clothesline. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Community mourns over death of Randazzo

The entire neighborhood is currently mourning the loss of Benny ‘Ben’ Randazzo, an 84-year old lifelong Throggs Neck resident who passed away on Monday, November 2 and was loved by the entire community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th PCT. Honors Officer Holder

Members of the community and law enforcement gathered together for Monday, October 26 candlelight vigil outside of the 49th Precinct to honor the memory of slain Officer Randolph Holder, who was killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, October 20. Read more…

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Dinner Dance celebrates former pastor Msgr. Ruvo

Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Annual Dinner Dance was held on Sunday, October 25 Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual TNMA dinner dance held at Villa Barone Manor

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association recently held their seventh annual Throggs Neck Merchants Association Dinner Dance at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015


Vacca sponsored elevator repair bill requires HPD action

An east Bronx councilman is coming to the rescue of some Allerton tenants, and those throughout the borough, who are suffering elevator outages. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz and NY Rangers Legend Ride in Tour de Bronx

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and New York Rangers legend and National Hockey League Hall of Famer, Mark Messier, joined thousands of riders at the 21st Annual Tour de Bronx on Sunday, October 25. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Fundraiser aids Pel Bay girl’s fight against rare kidney disease

Friends, family, neighbors and community members are coming together to support 13-year old Pelham Bay resident, Katrina Sonnick and her family as Katrina and her father, Steven prepare to undergo a kidney transplant operation on Thursday, November 12 at Boston Children’s Hospital. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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East 161st Street BID host Soccerfest outside Yankee Stadium

The East 161st Street Business Improvement District held its Soccerfest recently. Read more…

Gjonaj, 52nd Precinct hand out candy to children

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj recently hosted ‘Safe Streets and Treats’, where he and officers from the 52nd Precinct distributed candy to children who stopped by to visit and receive treats. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Morris Park

Three Killed in Halloween Horror

A horrific car crash at 936 Morris Park Avenue on Saturday, October 31 claimed the lives of three people and resulted in the injuries of four others. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Benedetto: about $30 million secured for highways near Pelham Parkway

Major planned changes to a swath of east Bronx highways may finally clear up a massive bottleneck. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Oh Maya: Seniors’ key goals sends Bronx Science back to final

Maya Greenfield saw her high school career ticking to a close and refused to go down without a fight. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Halloween Parade hosted in Throggs Neck

Elected officials and local residents recently gathered for the annual Throggs Neck Halloween Parade to celebrate the national holiday and enjoy the parade’s festivities. Read more…
City Island

City Island holds annual Halloween Parade

The City Island Halloween Parade took place on Halloween, Saturday, October 31. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Clinton tops rival Kennedy in emotional thriller

A show of resilience and moment of reflection brought Howard Langley to tears. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Late Covington score sparks Hayes past Friars

Cardinal Hayes lost its quarterback, then its lead late and it didn’t matter. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Watch retailer teaches kids from KHCC how to tell time

Leading online watch retailer recently collaborated with Kingsbridge Heights Community Center in an effort to educate children on how to tell time on an analog clock. Read more…

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015


WHEDco’s Día de los Muertos Street Festival

Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation’s Bronx Music Heritage Center honored the rich artistic traditions of ‘Día de los Muertos’, Mexico’s annual Dead of the Dead celebration with live Mexican music, dance workshops, art activities, free health screenings and pop-up markets at the carefree Wednesday, October 21 street festival held on the corner of Brook Avenue and 163rd Street. Read more…

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