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Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Tne Theodore Korony American Legion Post is certainly in the Holiday spirit. Read more…
Pelham Bay

P.S. 71 Annex petition asks NYCHA, SCA and DOE to consider new location

An online petition gaining support is asking NYCHA, SCA and DOE to consider building the proposed P.S. 71 Annex at a grassy lot located behind 3033 Middletown Road. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House Menorah Lighting

Pelham Parkway

Bronx House Menorah Lighting

Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and members of the community united on Monday, December 7 to celebrate the annual menorah lighting outside of Bronx House to recognize the second day of Chanukah. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Holiday Party held by BX Manhattan Board of Realtors

The Bronx Manhattan Board of Realtors held their 31st annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive at Marina de Rey Caterers. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Catholic School Students of All Ages Help the Little Sisters of the Poor at Jeanne Jugan

This past week nine elementary schools and one high school worked to gather non-perishable food and personal items for the elderly poor. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Pelham Bay

Piece by Bronx Raised Choreographer Tours Across the U.S.

“Consider Water” a piece calling attention to the effects that water can have on life asks viewers to pay attention to water in thier everyday lives. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Lights Bronx’s Largest menorah

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. joined Rabbi Levi Shemtou of Riverdale’s Chadbad Lubavitch to light the Bronx’s largest menorah located in Bell Tower Park to commemorate the second day of Chanukah. Read more…
University Heights

Monore College hosts Winter Wonderland for school families

Monore College hosted its 27th Annual Winter Wonderland celebration for students and their families on Sunday, December 6. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Holiday Gathering Party held by Bronx Republicans

The Bronx Republican Party Team recently held its annual Holiday Gathering Party at the Bronx Republican Party headquarters, 3029 Middletown Road. Read more…
Morris Park

Klein, Gjonaj gather at Einstein for Menorah Lighting

Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj recently held their annual Menorah Lighting at Einstein Hospital, one of their three Menorah lightings that took place in the neighborhood that day. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Herbalife distributors blast the product

Bronx Times Reporter

Herbalife distributors blast the product

On Wednesday, December 9, Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, Councilwoman Annabel Palma and Community Board 9 chairman Rogier van Vlissingen hosted a round table discussion at CB 9’s office to educate Soundview residents on Herbalife’s get-rich-quick scheme. Read more…
The Hub

Boston Market opens at Triangle Plaza Hub

The Bronx officially welcomed Boston Market at recently opened Triangle Plaza Hub on Saturday, December 5 with a grand opening ceremony which included the unveiling of a Boston Market mural created by Bronx-based and highly acclaimed graffiti artist, John ‘Crash’ Matos, to bring the borough’s culture of food art and music to life. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point Civic’s Breakfast With Santa

The Locust Point Civic Association hosted a Breakfast with Santa Claus event on Saturday, December 12 for local children to meet jolly old Saint Nick at the civic association’s 3300 Tierney Place facility. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

New park initiative may be double-edged sword

Parks Without Borders, a new, $50 million NYC Parks initiative, may have both positive and negative effects for neighborhoods and parks in the Bronx. Read more…
University Heights

NBA great Dolph Schayes, 87, passes away

On Thursday, December 10, NBA legend and pioneer Adolph ‘Dolph’ Schayes passed away at the age of 87 after a six-month battle with terminal cancer. Read more…
Bedford Park

Academy of Mount St. Ursula holds Day of Service

Academy of Mount St. Ursula students participated in a Day of Service. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

La Pentola Paris Tribute

In a display of peace and solidarity, Bronxites united at La Pentola Restaurant on Saturday, December 12 to pay their respects to the victims of the November 15 Paris, France terrorist attacks which left over 120 dead. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Waterbury-LaSalle Community Association holds Christmas tree lighting

The Waterbury-LaSalle Community Association held its annual Christmas celebration, tree lighting and Santa Claus visit on Sunday, December 6. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015

Pelham Bay

One-year anniversary celebrated by DaFranco & Tony

Italian and seafood restaurant DaFranco & Tony Ristorante recently held a party to celebrate its one-year anniversary. Read more…
Parkchester

Giordano Big G continues Christmas tradition

Giordano Big L, a local meat and fish wholesale warehouse and market, is selling seafood to local customers to assist them with continuing an Italian Christmas tradition. Read more…
The Allerton Avenue Homeowners and Tenants Association recently held their annual Christmas Party at Pasta Pasta Restaurant, where Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, among others, attended. Read more…
City Island

City Island Menorah Lighting held at Hawkins Park

The City Island Chamber of Commerce joined together with members of Temple Beth El to hold an annual Menorah lighting at Hawkins Park. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond High School for Boys Gives Back

Young men give back to their community and communities abroad this holiday season in the wake of recent tragic events. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

City Island

City Island temporary bridge opening planned for December 18

The Department of Transportation will open a long awaited temporary bridge in the east Bronx after testing its resiliency. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Drug abuse prevention advocate Frances Maturo retires

An east Bronx resident who’s been an tireless advocate for the prevention of teen drug abuse and drinking will be retiring at the end the of year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Growing Pains: Young Hayes falls to Christ the King

Clive Allen willed his team back into the game, but Hayes couldn’t fully capitalize. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

2015 All-Bronx Boys Soccer Honors

It was another banner year of boys’ soccer in the Bronx. Read more…
Parkchester

Fall Festival held near P.S. 106

A fall festival was recently held on 2120 St. Raymond’s Avenue, just steps from P.S. 106, where both students and teachers from the school were in attendance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Friday, December 11, 2015, 11:45 p.m. -- The victim, a 24-year-old male, was standing in the vicinity of Tinton Avenue and East 163rd Street when he observed a group of males walking towards him. Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier Christmas Pageant

St. Francis Xavier School and Parish Christmas Pageant was held on Sunday, December 13. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team Honors WWII Veteran

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team honored World War II veteran, William Robinson on Wednesday, November 25 at Fort Schuyler House with a plaque recognizing for his military service to his country. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Throggs Neck

St. Frances pastor resigns

Fr. Peter Miqueli has resigned from his position as St. Frances de Chantal Church’s pastor after facing allegations he stole money to pay for deviant activities. Read more…
Fordham

Valentine Avenue Fire Tears Families Apart

A Thursday, December 10 six-alarm fire on Valentine Avenue left nine injured and many families displaced before being extinguished by the FDNY. Read more…
Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and the Throggs Neck Merchants Association hosted the annual Throggs Neck Christmas Tree Lighting and Toy Giveaway on Sunday, December 6. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham Road Christmas Tree Lighting

Fordham

Fordham Road Christmas Tree Lighting

Hosted by the Fordham Road Business Improvement District and Infinity Health, the annual Holiday Sparkling Heart of Fordham Celebration and Christmas Tree lighting ceremony was held on Friday, December 11 at Bryan Park to the delight of many local attendees. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary hosts 40th Annual Cafe Noel for patients and families

Calvary Hospital hosted Cafe Noel, an annual holiday party for patients and their families, on Wednesday, December 9. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Van Nest

VNNA’s Holiday Party

Van Nest

VNNA’s Holiday Party

The Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance held its annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 2 at the Monsignor Fiorentino Apartments to celebrate the upcoming holiday season and inform guests of community updates. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Manhattan holds off St. Francis to end five-game skid

Manhattan still has plenty of fight in it. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Theodore Korony American Legion Family’s Turkey Drive

This past Thanksgiving, the Theordore Korony American Legion Family with help from the Homeless Network Housing System, purchased complete Thanksgiving meals to feed local veteran families and families in need residing at homeless shelters throughout the Bronx. Read more…
Parkchester

The Blessing Of Live Animals, a tradtional devotion celebrated each year included the blessing of dogs, cats, and fish alike by Reverend David Powers

The Blessing of Live Animals by Reverend David Powers took place on October 4, the feast day of St. Francis, an animal lover. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Morris Park

The Bronx Good Scout Awards

Morris Park

The Bronx Good Scout Awards

The annual Bronx Good Scout Awards Reception was held on Wednesday, December 2 at F&J Pine Restaurant to recognize Good Scout honorees Carl Cannizzaro from Ensign Engineering and Sterling Robinson from United Federation of Teachers as well as award the Community Service Award to Geri Sciortino from Bronx Design Group. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Morris Park

FM Home Loans opens first borough office

FM Home Loans, a direct residential mortgage lender, opened its first office in the Bronx on Wednesday December 2. Read more…
The Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, Assemblyman Michael Blake and New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray were among the organizations and dignitaries on hand on Tuesday, December 1. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Fancy Feet dancers perform at Walt Disney World

Fancy Feet dancers performed on a Walt Disney World stage at Downtown Disney recently. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Peace December Honors Civil Rights Activists

Bronx Times Reporter

Peace December Honors Civil Rights Activists

Promoting peace in our homes and communities since 2010, Peace December held a Tuesday, December 1 awards ceremony commemorating the life and vision of civil rights activists Claudette Colvin and the late Rosa Parks. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Throggs Neck

Sterling National Bank donates to Monsignor Scanlan

Sterling National Bank made a $500 donation to Monsignor Scanlan High School recently. Read more…
Concourse

Bronx Borough President is among honorees at 1st annual Hispanic Achievers Reception

This new fundraiser aims to recognize Hispanic men and women who have demonstrated excellence in leadership as well as those who have facilitated community service in the business community of NYC. Read more…
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