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Thursday, March 10, 2016

City Island

Belden Point pocket park is complete

A long-awaited street-end plaza on City Island is all but completed. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

3-on-3 tournament sees BX schools capture top honors

Schools from the Bronx recently participated in the 10th annual New York City Council and Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation Three-on-Three Student Basketball Tournament. Read more…

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade set for March 13

Nearly two dozen recently deceased community members will be honored when the 2016 Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off. Read more…
Mott Haven

PfP hosts workshop at Hostos

Partnerships for Parks recently hosted a workshop as part of their Partnerships Academy series, ‘How To Start Or Join A Community Park Group’, at Hostos Community College, where those in attendance learned ways to join an existing local park group or start a new local park group of their own. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Black History Month celebrated by NCBH

North Central Bronx Hospital recently hosted a Black History Month Celebration, an event that included poetry readings, fashion shows, dancers, solo performers, among other festivities. Read more…

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Mott Haven

‘History Channel’ advertisement is now history

The iconic ‘History Channel’ advertisement that once stood on top of a Mott Haven building was recently taken down after standing at the location for over 15 years. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Making Soundview Ferry more Accessible

One year ago, Mayor de Blasio announced that ferry service would be expanded citywide. One of five new routes included Soundview and Community Board 9 is fearful that a parking nightmare could occur when the service debutes in 2018. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosts African American heritage event

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce held its African American Heritage Awards Dinner on Wednesday, February 24. Read more…
West Farms

Workshop held by Cathedral Stone Products

More than 20 specifiers from local leading restoration design firms recently participated in a hands-on, American Institute of Architects-credited workshop, which was hosted by Cathedral Stone Products, Inc. at West New York Restoration Products of CT, 1800 Boston Road, and provided information on masonry. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Black History Month breakfast held by Klein

Senator Jeff Klein recently hosted his 21st annual Black History Month breakfast at Villa Barone Manor, which honored outstanding African Africans in the community. Read more…

Monday, March 7, 2016

Morris Heights

Andrews Avenue blaze displaces families

An early morning four-alarm fire at 1892 Andrews Avenue has left eight households displaced. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Donut Vs. Donut

Quality Donuts isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Read more…
Mott Haven

Music video filmed by HipHop Jibarito SoundBoy

Local musician ‘The HipHop Jibarito SoundBoy’ Ariel Cartagena, along with his band the Orchesta Nosfuimos, hosted a music video shoot for their new hip hop/spanglish song, ‘Bori-Swag’, which will be released within the next three weeks. Read more…

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Community asks NYPD to develop e-mail notification system on Rodman’s Neck

A group of citizens is making noise about NYPD’s bomb detoantions. Read more…
Pelham Bay

All Rise

Giovanni Hernandez hadn’t always been interested in law. He is what his mom calls “an artsy kid”, who is never the loudest person in the room. Read more…

BPECA and Senator Hassell-Thompson’s March Against Crime

Bronx Park East Community Association and Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson hosted a March Against Crime event last Saturday, February 27 at Bronx Park East and Waring Avenue. Read more…

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Three east Bronx parks to have exercise stations

New exercise equipment is coming to three east Bronx parks within the next year or two. Read more…

Positive Vibes

The Bronx Park East Community Association is sick of crime infiltrating their neighborhood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Allen’s big second half powers Hayes to Archdiocesan crown

Showing up late worked out for Clive Allen the second time at least. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Patient Perez, Wings fly past Construction into semifinals

Jose Perez made scoring look so effortless as his Wings team had Construction working every point. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New York Botanical Garden’s Black History Month Celebration

The New York Botanical Garden held their annual Black History Month celebration on Wednesday, February 24 featuring awe-inspiring workshops, exhibits and dance performances. Read more…

Bronx Parks Holds Annual Event

The Bronx Coalition of Parks and Green Spaces held a community gathering event for park and environmental stakeholders on February 20. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Sunday, February 28, 11:28 p.m. -- Police responded to a call of a man struck by a car at McGraw Avenue and Unionport Road. When they arrived on the scene they found a 33-year-old man unconscious in the street. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The car that struck him remained on the scene until the police arrived. Read more…
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Union Community Health Center celebrated the Wednesday, February 17 grand opening of UCHC’s Van Nest Center at 2016 Bronxdale Avenue. Read more…

Friday, March 4, 2016

Pelham Bay

Orchard Beach Pavilion allocated $10 million for renovation

During his Thursday, February 18 State of the Borough Address, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. announced he will allocate $10 million from his capital budget to fund the restoration of the iconic Orchard Beach Pavilion. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Windstorm causes two buildings to collapse

Last Wednesday night, February 24, a windstorm brought down portions of two different buildings across the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Students rehearse ‘In The Heights’

Students from Cardinal Spellman High School recently rehearsed for their upcoming play production, ‘In The Heights.’ Read more…

Thursday, March 3, 2016


Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meeting

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 16 at 715 Noble Avenue. Read more…

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Morris Park

Youth Leaders on the Move embark on Albany

Morris Park

Youth Leaders on the Move embark on Albany

Members of Youth Leaders on the Move recently met at the Christopher Columbus Educational Campus, where they departed for a weekend in Albany to meet with leaders of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus. Read more…

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Morris Park

Individual, couple honored by Liberty Democratic Club

The Liberty Democratic Club recently held a celebration event, where youth advocate Aleatha Williams and married couple Gaspar and Maria Gonzalez were honored. Read more…
Senator Gustavo Rivera held a smoke detector giveaway in his district office in cooperation with the Fire Department on Friday, February 19. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Country Club

Fine Tune your Tree Prune Skills

A free fruit tree pruning workshop was held at the Sisters Servants of Mary Convent this past Saturday in Country Club. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

Castle Hill

Bronx Tae Kwon Do grandmaster teaches life lessons

For 15 years, Master George Somersall has been teaching Bronxites the ways of Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido at the Bronx YMCA. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Throggs Neck

Ruben Diaz Jr. Honors Lasting Love

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted his 9th Annual Bronx Sweetheart Luncheon, which honored over 80 Bronx couples who have been married 50 years or more. The event took place at the Villa Barone Manor on the Friday before Valentine’s Day, and was co-sponsored by Healthfirst. Read more…
Schneps Community News Group

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