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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Pelham Parkway

White Plains Road street lights not working

As of Tuesday night, at least seven street lights are not working on White Plains Road, along with more dim and poor lighting on the commercial strip. Read more…

Co-op experiencing difficulties with provisional board, management

One of the oldest co-ops in the Bronx, the Matthews Building and 2922 Barnes Avenue, is in disarray due to an expired ‘provisional board’, a management company and a social service organization, leaving the co-op’s shareholders searching for answers. Read more…
Pelham Bay

OLA Junior Teen Center’s Thanksgiving Desert Night

Our Lady of the Assumption School’s Junior Teen Center celebrated Thanksgiving at a Friday, November 20 desert night in which the children shared with each other why and what they are thankful for in their lives. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 is getting in the Holiday spirit again this year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Displaced Queens businesses to find home in Bronx

Construction on a new south Bronx space for displaced businesses of the Sunrise Cooperative, a group of Willets Point, Queens auto shop owners, is halfway complete as the city looks to evict the remaining businesses standing in the way of the project’s first phase. Read more…

NWBCCC’s 40th Anniversary Gala


NWBCCC’s 40th Anniversary Gala

The Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition held its ‘Forty y Fuerte’ 40th Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 30 at Fordham University’s McGinley Center Ballroom to highlight its last four decades worth of accomplishments as well as pay tribute to remarkable community leaders. Read more…
City Island

City Island Chamber of Commerce holds Christmas Tree lighting

City Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 28. Read more…

King holds turkey giveaway, offers resident assistance

Councilman Andy King recently offered residents various service, and in addition, he hosted an impromptu turkey giveaway. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center celebrates 60th anniversary

Jacobi Medical Center, a fixture in the northeast Bronx and beyond, celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015. Read more…

Councilwoman Maria Del Carmen Arroyo Ends Term Early

Councilwoman Maria Del Carmen Arroyo has decided to resign from her postion in City Council despite being voted in until 2017. Read more…

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School offers ‘Prayers for Paris’

Fourth and fifth graders from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School responded to the horrific Sunday, November 15 terrorist attacks that left more than 120 dead with a compassionate project called ‘Prayers for Paris’ in which students wrote cards and essays showing their love and support for French school children on Tuesday, November 24. Read more…

Aquanis High School Food Drive held

Students at Aquanis High School made a difference in the lives of their neighbors by staging a Thanksgiving Food Drive just before the holiday. Read more…

PR discovery celebrated at James Monroe

The James Monroe Senior Center recently celebrated the history and the discovery of Puerto Rico, which took place on November 19, 1493. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

City Island

New shuttle service connects Bronx to City Island

A new shuttle service, the City Island Land Ferry, is bring tourists who visit the Bronx out to City Island, thanks to the City Island Chamber of Commerce. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic group honors youth CB member, Miss Columbus

The community in Country Club has young people they can be proud of, and two were honored recently. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Senator Klein’s Annual Turkey Giveaway

Senator Jeff Klein donated over 125 Thanksgiving turkeys to families and seniors residing at the Throggs Neck, Sack Wern and Pelham Parkway Houses at his annual turkey giveaway held on Monday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 24. Read more…

Councilman Ritchie Torres holds turkey giveaway

Councilman Ritchie Torres gave away 400 turkeys to constituents at Tremont United Methodist Church. Read more…
EF Sports and Assemblyman Michael Blake recently hosted the Thanksgiving Invitational Basketball Championship Game at the Classic Community Center, which included 20 teams with over 200 players made up of men from city agencies such as the NYPD, FDNY and the NYCHA. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Castle Hill

Ellis Avenue speed hump installed

Residents in an east Bronx community scored a big win on their block that should hopefully slow down speeding traffic. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Arrest made in two Throggs Neck stabbings

A late night brawl that left two people stabbed in Throggs Neck has resulted in an arrest. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Exit Realty Search and P.S. 71 donate turkeys

Exit Realty Search packaged turkey dinners from P.S. 72 to be donated to needy Bronx families in front of their 3928 E. Tremont location on Monday, November 23. Read more…

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church’s All Souls Remembrance Tree Lighting

Parishioners gathered at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church’s Fatima Hall on Sunday, November 29 to remember loved ones in an emotionally stirring All Souls Remembrance Tree Lighting event. Read more…
Mott Haven

FreshDirect and partners give away 400 turkeys

FreshDirect partnered with Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Harvest, and local merchants to distribute 400 turkeys to south Bronx community members this Thanksgiving season. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Pelham Bay

Our Lady of the Assumption Church installs new pastor

Meet Our Lady of the Assumption-St. Mary Star of the Sea’s new pastor, Fr. John Knapp. Read more…
Morris Park

49th Precinct’s 10th annual holiday food drive

Officially beginning the week after the Thanksgiving, the 49th Precinct’s annual holiday food drive will aid those less fortunate in the community during the upcoming holiday season. Read more…

NYRP plants NYC’s one millionth tree

The New York Restoration Project recently announced the planting of NYC’s millionth tree, which took place in Joyce Kilmer Park, making NYC the first and only city in the world to reach the milestone. Read more…
Morris Park

U.S. Navy visits P.S. 83 to teach fitness techniques

Members of the U.S. Navy visited P.S. 83 in Morris Park on Monday, November 23. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Deep Ravens prepared to fly high

St. Raymond’s late season surge last year ended quietly with quarterfinal exit in the CHSAA Class AA intersectional playoffs. The returning players never let that feeling leave them during a summer of preparation, maturation and plenty of hype around its star duo of Sidney Wilson and Isaiah Washington. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Part of the Solution Legislative Breakfast

Part of the Solution held a Legislative Breakfast on A Holistic Approach to Eliminate Poverty on Friday, November 20. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015


MTA’s includes $45 million in funding for subway station elevators

The South Bronx Community Congress recently held a press conference to celebrate their victory after the MTA include $45 million in funding for the building of two new elevators at the 149th Street / Grand Concourse subway station. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Edgewater Park’s Resilient Neighborhood Report

The Department of City Planning released its finalized Resilient Neighborhoods initiative report for Edgewater Park outlining the best methods to address its high flood risk. Read more…

Turn 2 Foundation hosts gift wrapping party

More than three dozen NYC high school students from Turn 2 Foundation’s Jeter’s Leaders program recently assembled over 1,000 gift bags at their gift wrapping party at Yankee Stadium. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fordham Prep drops fourth straight Turkey Bowl

The sting isn’t one Fordham Prep plans on forgetting. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The G & N Project’s ‘Midnight Run’ races to feed Bronx’s hungry

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the G & N Project held a Midnight Run on Wednesday, November 25 as a race to deliver food and supplies to the Bronx’s hungry residents. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Taft’s Aquino completes personal turnaround with crown

A city championship was the final reward for Anyela Aquino. Read more…
A turkey and food giveaway just in time for Thanksgiving fed 200 families as part of St. Clare of Assisi School’s annual event Feeding Our Neighbors. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Bedford Park

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden held a ceremonial lighting of nine ornament decorated trees to start the Holiday season on Sunday, November 22. Read more…

Fidelis Care’s BX location celebrates two years

Fidelis Care recently held a celebration for the two-year anniversary of its Bronx community office, which included free health screenings, fun children’s activities, live music, raffles and giveaways. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Rhoomes, Rams rout Red Storm

Knowing the feeling of eight straight losing has Fordham fully enjoying a taste of being a winner again. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

The United Northern Mortgage Bankers hosted a Thursday, November 19 Thanksgiving pot luck and food drive to benefit the Real Life Church of Hunts Point and the Prodigal Center. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015


Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition meets at Odyssey House

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 17 at the Odyssey House Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Throggs Neck

Annual Rosary Rally hosted by St. Benedict

St. Benedict’s Legion of Mary recently hosted their annual Rosary Rally, where participants prayed for answers and solutions to this year’s Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in the Bronx. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Throggs Neck

NY Hair Salon event raises funds, awareness

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, New York Hair Salon recently hosted ‘A Day of Beauty, an annual event that raises funds for Breast Cancer research and treatment. The event, which was held last month, raised funds which were donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Read more…
Schneps Community News Group

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