Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz rejects mayors zoning plan

The Borough Board dealt a blow to housing proposals put forth by Mayor de Blasio. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Pelham Bay

CB 10 votes against proposed P.S. 71 annex

On the evening of Thursday, November 19, Community Board 10 voted on the proposed P.S. 71 annex during their full board meeting at Villa Barone Restaurant. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Homeowners & Renters Service Night’

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Councilman Andy King hosted last Wednesday, November 18’s ‘Homeowners and Renters Service Night’ at the NAACP Early Childhood Education Center for landlords, tenants and homeowners who need assistance with housing issues. Read more…
Mott Haven

Gardiner Foundation Turkey Giveaway at St. James Park

The Gardiner Foundation held a give away of 600 turkeys and fixings to needy local families in St. James Park on Saturday, November 20. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Throggs Neck

Assemblyman Benedetto, Throggs Neck Merchants Association tree lighting, toy giveaway December 6

Yuletide cheer is coming to Throggs Neck. Read more…
Morris Park

FIAME Book Talk with Rosanna Chiofalo

FIAME held their annual Book Talk with celebrated author Rosanna Chiofalo. Read more…

New York Yankees and Krasdale Foods Thanksgiving food voucher giveaway

The New York Yankees and Krasdale Foods held a Thanksgiving Food Voucher Giveaway on Thursday, November 19. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Mott Haven

Volunteer and health care agency partner for Turkey Giveaway

Community volunteer Joel Fishman, along with the Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, hosted their 32nd annual Turkey Giveaway to distribute turkeys to residents in Mott Haven during Thanksgiving Week. Read more…

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Mott Haven

Piano District receiving mixed reviews among residents

An upcoming residential project, the Piano District, has resulted in mixed reactions among the borough’s residents, many of whom support and don’t support the construction of two towers in Mott Haven. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Cocktails and Dog Tails Charity Fundraiser

Presented by Bronx Foxy Pet, Eddies’s Wheels and Ice House Cafe, this past Saturday, November 21’s ‘Cocktails and Dog Tails Charity Fundraiser’ was held at the Stepping Stone Yacht Club to aid pets in need. Read more…
Westchester Square

WS BID, NYC Parks honor and recognize veterans

The Westchester Square BID recently collaborated with the staff of NYC Parks Owen Dolen Recreation Center to hold a event which honored, recognized and saluted our American heroes who previously fought and are currently fighting overseas. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Pelham Bay

Greek American Institute’s 12th annual Reader’s Day

The Greek American Institute hosted its 12th annual Reader’s Day event at 3573 Bruckner Boulevard featuring special guest readers spanning from different career fields. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Stabbing takes place on East Tremont Avenue

A stabbing recently took place on East Tremont Avenue, just outside of CASA Restaurant and Lounge, following a verbal dispute that took place inside the restaurant. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Zoo and Diaz’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene joined Wildlife Conservation Society officials and P.S. 205 students at the Bronx Zoo last Friday, November 20 to officially start Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s annual holiday toy drive benefiting Bronx military families. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca, City Island Civic urge change of heart on deer signs

After several accidents and years of advocacy, it appears that the city Department of Transportation is may now be seriously looking at the possibility of installing some kind of deer crossing signs in Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Pennyfield and Lafayette Avenue bridges near completion

According to the New York State Department of Transportation, three local overpasses are now completely open to the public with finishing work slated for completion by the end of this year. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Museum of the Arts senior citizen luncheon

A luncheon and party for senior citizens was held at the Bronx Museum of the Arts recently. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx Council on the Arts, Huntington Free Library Fall Creations craft workshop

The Bronx Council on the Arts and Huntington Free Library held their family friendly Fall Creations craft workshop recently. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Defeat doesn’t dampen Hayes’ program-defining season

As the tear flowed and the heads hung Cardinal Hayes coach C.J. O’Neil would have none of it. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cardinals comeback falls short in CHSFL ‘AAA” championship game

An emotional two weeks for Cardinal Hayes didn’t end with the joy of a title. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Throggs Neck

Rainbow opens new store on East Tremont Avenue

Retailer apparel chain Rainbow has officially opened a new store on East Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Legionnaires’ cluster originated from Bronx Psychiatric cooling tower

On Friday, November 20, the New York City Health Department announced it had identified a Bronx Psychiatric Center cooling tower as the likely source of the Legionnaires’ disease cluster affecting the 10461 zip code this past September. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show

The New York Botanical Garden hosted a special Monday, November 16 media preview for its classic ‘Holiday Train Show’ featuring enchanting model trains zipping through a display composed of 150 New York landmarks expertly recreated designer Paul Busse’s team at Applied Imagination using bark, leaves and other natural materials all underneath of the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scanlan’s Mayo signs with Towson

Nukiya Mayo needed one last push to finally step on the court for real, having no clue how far it would take her. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Second quarter woes sink Spellman in CHSFL ‘A’ title game

Cardinal Spellman steadied itself after Xavieran landed the first punch, but could not survive the onslaught that came late in the second quarter. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Benevolent Association 20th Annual 5k Turkey Trot

The Throggs Neck Benevolent Association held its 20th Annual 5k Turkey Trot walk and run fundraiser at Orchard Beach Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Throggs Neck

Preston Center of Compassion celebrates grant for after school program

Preston Center of Compassion held a celebration of the announcement that it has been awarded a competitive grant from the IGT After-School Advantage Program for the center’s extensive community-based after school academic tutoring program. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Throggs Neck

Preston High School holds annual flea market

Preston High School held its annual flea market on Saturday, November 14. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Morris Park

Veteran’s Day celebrated at Peace Memorial Plaza

The Morris Park Community Association, the Knights of Columbus, the Morris Park Kiwanis and the American Legion recently hosted an annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Morris Park

Retiring officer Ortiz honored by 49th Precinct

The 49th Precinct recently honored retiring police officer Owen Ortiz with a walk-out ceremony. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Morris Park

John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post serves food to parade marchers

John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post #19 of Morris Park distributed hot dogs and soda to Throggs Neck Veterans Day Parade participants. Read more…
Throggs Neck

1970s Reunion held by Monsignor Scanlan

Monsignor Scanlan High School recently held it’s 1970s Decade Reunion, which was attended by many of the school’s students who graduated between 1970 and 1980. Read more…

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