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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Throggs Neck

Mini Z Racing at Bruckner Hobbies

Bruckner Hobbies revs up the excitement with their weekly in-store Mini Z Racing. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Mind-Builders & Carnegie Hall’s ‘Somewhere Project’

Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center partnered with Carnegie Hall’s ‘Somewhere Project’ for a special community event. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca goes Inside Broadway

Councilman James Vacca visited P.S. 72 on March 4 to view a student performance titled ‘The Galactic Dance-A-Thon’. The show was part of ‘Inside Broadway’, an organization which runs dance and theater programs in schools and is funded in part by Vacca. Read more…

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Veteran Treatment Court helps rehab troubled former soldiers

Veterans who have had contact with the criminal justice system have another option. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein’s ‘Fundamentals of Gardening’ begins at New York Botanical Garden

The first class of Senator Jeff Klein’s ‘The Fundamentals of Gardening’ was held. Read more…
Parkchester

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

The Little Bronx Elementary School on Archer Avenue celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2 by inviting parents to come to the school and read Dr. Seuss’ many works to the students. Read more…

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Fordham

Fordham Road Goes Blue

New “Blue” campaign to raise awareness about colon cancer starts on Fordham Road. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Tragedy to triumph for Bronx baller

Bronx native Chris McCullough, a 6’11” power forward for the Brooklyn Nets has come full circle with his recovery after suffering a torn ACL at Syracuse last year. Read more…
Eastchester

Councilman Andy King, New York Public Library host ‘Reading is Cool!’

Councilman Andy King and the New York Public Library teamed up to host an event. Read more…
Hunts Point

Games for the Greater Good

A charity basketball game was held at The Maria Castia School, on Simpson Street and 163rd Street on Saturday, February 27. The anti-bullying and anti-gun violence event was hosted by Guns Down Lives Up, in association with the Don’t Push Me Project. Read more…

Monday, March 14, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade is on for Sunday, March 13 at noon

The Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade is this Sunday on East Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Marble Hill

Woman’s Day helps Riverdale Woman

With the aid of a financial planner, BX woman plans for her future. Read more…
Soundview

Non-Profit Wins Community Grant

A new $75,000 grant will be used to renovate Bruckner underpass Read more…
Crotona Park East

‘Day of Action’ for charter schools at Harriet Tubman

New York City charter schools came together for ‘A Day of Action.’ Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Clare’s ‘Mad Tea Party’

St. Clare of Assisi School celebrated their 65th annual card party in style last week. Read more…

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Westchester Square

First-ever Bronx MarJam store opens at former ElJam site

MarJam Supply Company has opened its first-ever Bronx location at ElJam’s former 2529 E. Tremont Avenue site. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Amendola Plaza receives a $1.5 million beautification

Beautification of a vital east Bronx transit hub is underway. Read more…
Fordham South

St. Barnabas holds ‘Superfoods for Healthy Moods’

A cooking demonstration called ‘Superfoods for Healthy Moods’ was held at St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Pediatric Dentist Visit

Dr. Daniel Nyer, DMD, Bronx Kids Pediatric Dentistry owner, paid St. Raymond Elementary students a visit on Tuesday, February 23. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Blake’s Black History Month Celebration

Assemblyman Michael Blake recently held a Black History Month celebration recognizing local military veterans from the African American community. Read more…

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Melrose

Shoes for Haiti

It has been more than six years since Haiti was hit with one of the most devastating earthquakes in modern history, killing 160,000 people and displacing 1.5 million more. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bartow Pell’s ‘Poets in the Parlors’

The Bartow Pell Mansion Museum hosted the second installment of their ‘Poets in the Parlors’ series recently. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bartow Pell’s Psyanky Easter Egg Workshop

The Bartow Pell Mansion Museum embraced the Easter spirit in a special hands-on artist workshop last Saturday, March 5. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Friday, February 19, 5:35 p.m. -- A 23-year-old man was the victim of a stabbing after a dispute on a northbound subway train at the East 149th Street and 3rd Avenue subway station. The perpetrator, a Hispanic man, roughly 45-years-old and weighing about 190 pounds, stabbed the victim with a sharp object. The perpetrator wore a black skull cap, a gray waist length jacket, eye glasses and was carrying a cane. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Benedict’s Knights of Columbus hold St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance

Knights of Columbus St. Benedict’s Council 11590 held their annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance. Read more…

Friday, March 11, 2016

Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay rocked by bombshell incident

A residential block in Pelham Bay was recently the scene of an attempted but failed car bombing plot. Read more…
Castle Hill

Developers meet with residents to discuss shelter

Samaritan Village, the developers of a proposed homeless shelter in Castle Hill, recently met with residents and political leaders to give them an update and discuss the plans for their upcoming project. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Comptroller Scott Stringer visits Bronx Times Reporter

City Comptroller Scott Stringer visited the Bronx Times Reporter office on Friday, March 4, meeting with editorial and office staff. Read more…
Morris Park

CB 11’s Yankees Youth Leadership Awards

Community Board 11 proudly announced their board’s Yankees Youth Leadership Awards recipients. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Allerton Avenue Homeowners hold dinner dance

The Allerton Avenue Homeowners and Tenants Association held their annual dinner dance. Read more…

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Parkchester

Fab Fashionistas

St. Raymond Academy held its second annual Fashion and Talent show on Friday, February 26. Models wore creative outfits designed by their peers made with an array of materials - from plastic cups to garbage bags. Students also sang and performed popular songs such as Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’. Read more…

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Grand Concourse

Happy Black History Month

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner, and Senator Jose Serrano hosted a Black History Month celebration at the Bronx Museum of Art. The event included numerous guest speakers, and honored those who have made important contributions to the borough. Read more…

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

True history: Mustangs top MSIT to reach first semifinal

After capturing an unprecedented win for the program, Truman coach John Burke ardently asked his players: “Do you want more?” Based on their performance Sunday, it looks like they’re hungry for it all. Read more…
Eastchester

Nativity of Our Blessed Lady’s Black History Month Concert

Our Lady of the Assumption School participated in last Wednesday, February 27’s Black History Month Celebration Concert hosted by the Nativity of Our Blessed Lady School. Read more…

Monday, March 7, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter AA-OK

Scanlan handles Notre Dame for Archdiocesan ‘AA’ crown

Monsignor Scanlan’s focus when the season began was to make a trip to the state Federation tournament as a Class A team, but a change in the CHSAA playoffs present a new opportunity. Read more…
University Heights

Comptroller Tours BX Businesses

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer toured businesses with the Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA) on Friday, February 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PAL Games

Youngsters from all five boroughs competed in a city-wide tournament at the Police Athletic League’s Annual Tournament of Champions at PAL’s Edward Byrne Center in Queens. Youngsters ages 5 to 13 played their peers in all sorts of games including checkers, ping-pong, Trouble, UNO, long jumps, sit ups, and basketball. The cheerful event had over 500 participants. Read more…

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Concourse

Borough’s best handballers recognized by BP Diaz

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently held a special recognition dinner at Bronx Borough Hall for the team comprised of the borough’s best handball players, who won in a thrilling victory against Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams-led Brooklyn team in the United States Wallball Association’s 5th Annual Johnny Ray Memorial Handball Tournament last November. Read more…
Concourse

Black History Month celebrated by political leaders

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner and Senator Jose Serrano recently hosted a Black History Month Celebration at Bronx Museum of the Arts, which celebrated the legacy and spirit of the African American community and honored local community leaders dedicated to servicing the public. Read more…
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