Thursday, April 28, 2016


Parkchester parking scenario is confusing

East Avenue, a private but commercial street in Parkchester, continues to generate confusion in an unique and unusual scenario. Read more…

Astor Little League’s Opening Day Ceremony

Astor Little League Challenger Division held their opening day ceremony last Saturday, April 16. Read more…

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Pelham Parkway recreation enhancements underway

A large swath of Pelham Parkway’s recreation space is being improved. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Bill Clinton Visits Riverdale

Former president Bill Clinton visited Riverdale on Monday, April 11 to campaign for his wife’s run for the White House. Read more…
Throggs Neck

National Council of Negro Women’s 48th Annual Luncheon

The North Bronx Section of the National Council of Negro Women honored several distinguished community leaders at its recent 48th annual luncheon. Read more…

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Morris Park

Vacant Morris Park lot with a controversial history may be developed

A long troubled site in Morris Park may finally see development. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Chamber’s Awards & Scholarship Gala

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce honored several pillars of the community during their recent annual Awards and Scholarship Gala held at Marina del Rey. Read more…

Diaz & Salamanca Discuss Budget Priorities

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Councilman Rafael Salamanca met last Friday to discuss Council District 17’s budget priorities. Read more…

WHEDCo Honors Jazz Greats

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation’s Bronx Music Heritage Center launched its annual ‘South Bronx Culture Trail: Lookin’ Up in the Boogie Down’ to honor many jazz legends with live musical rooftop perfromances. Read more…

Monday, April 25, 2016

Hunts Point

HP says “no” to ‘Mini Rikers’ proposal

Senator Jeff Klein, Councilman Rafael Salamanca and local residents gathered at the Vernon C. Bain Center barge to rally against a proposal which would result in the development of a ‘mini Rikers’ in Hunts Point. Read more…

Local church, developers collab for project

Thessalonia Baptist Church, Urban Builders Collaborative and CMC Development LLC are currently collaborating on a project that would result in an affordable housing development on Prospect Avenue. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Blowout New York’s Grand Opening

Blowout New York was officially welcomed to the Throggs Neck neighborhood with a stylish Sunday, April 3 ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Diaz Tours Orchard Beach

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. embarked on a Friday, April 8 tour of the historic Orchard Beach promenade. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point Yacht Club’s Card Party

A great time was had by all who attended last Saturday, April 16’s Locust Point Yacht Club card party. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Committee for Effective Leadership Awards Luncheon

The Committee for Effective Leadership honored a few distinguished community leaders at its annual awards luncheon held at Villa Barone Restaurant. Read more…

Women’s Bar Association Women of Distinction Awards

The Gender Fairness Committee for the 12th District in cooperation with the Bronx Women’s Bar Association held a Thursday, April 14 Women of Distinction event inside the Bronx County Courthouse. Read more…

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Pelham Bay

City DOT: Westchester Avenue crossing over the Hutch to be rebuilt

City DOT is planning a major fix at a troubled east Bronx overpass. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Parks: WPA-era entrance to Crotona Park will receive renovation

The landmarked gateway into Crotona Park built during the Great Depression is going to be renovated. Read more…
Hunts Point

Drake Park Archeology Workshop

English as a Second Language students at P.S. 48 participated in a professional archeology survey of Drake Park’s historical monuments last Wednesday, April 13. Read more…
City Island

Diaz Receives Masonic Award

The Masonic organization Uhland Lodge 735 bestowed an award to Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. recognizing his exceptional community service. Read more…

New Beginning Animal Rescue’s Adoption Event

New Beginning Animal Rescue hosted a Saturday, April 16 adoption event to help match underappreciated pets with loving households. Read more…

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Coalition sends rezoning letter to DCP

The Bronx Coalition for a Community Vision recently sent a letter to the NYC Department of City Planning to demand requirements for the Jerome Avenue rezoning process. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Grand Concourse tenants sue ‘NYC’s Worst Landlord’

Tenants at 750 Grand Concourse fed up with their residence’s dangerous living conditions have sued their landlord in a case being handled in Bronx Housing Court. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cut above: Cutler, Science holds off Lehman in extra innings

Bronx Science coach Tom Morris got what he asked for. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Evzones Visit Greek American Institute

The Presidential Guard of Greece known as the ‘Evzones’ stopped by Pelham Bay’s Zoodohos Peghe and the Greek American Institute on Friday, April 8. Read more…

Diaz Visits Fordham University Dems

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. discusses politics with Fordham University students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Saturday, April 16, 3:30 a.m. -- A slashing occurred outside of 941 Hoe Avenue. A 23-year-old man and a woman were standing in front of the building when a third man, the slasher, said something to the pair. When the 23-year-old man asked him what he had said, the suspect slashed him in the face. Read more…
Mott Haven

Party For Prevention at St. Mary’s Park

A Saturday, April 16 Party for Prevention event was held at St. Mary’s Park in honor of April’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Read more…

Friday, April 22, 2016


Local elected officials’ concerns continue amid DOI findings on NYCHA elevator fatality

An investigation into an elevator accident brought disciplinary action for NYCHA employees. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gritty Vasquez pitches Monroe past Manhatten Center

Inconsistency in control took away from the aesthetics of Jose Vasquez’s performance – not its effectiveness. The senior worked around the occasional walk to toss five, one-hit innings for James Monroe. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

No-hit to no-problem: Ravens rally past Molloy with wild seventh

St. Raymond didn’t manage a hit against Archbishop Molloy starter Anthony Romero for nearly seven innings, but that didn’t stop coach Marc DeLuca from believing something small could start something big. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Participates In ‘Fight for Air Climb’

A team of 20 Jacobi Medical Center employees participated in the American Lung Association’s ‘Fight for Air Climb’ to help those impacted by lung diseases. Read more…
Throggs Neck

32nd Annual FIAME Dinner Dance Awards

The Forum of Italian American Educators honored a group of unsung community leaders during their prestigious 32nd annual dinner dance awards ceremony. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Westchester Square Car & Bike Show Music Sound Off

The Westchester Square Business Improvement District, Image Marketing and Solo Pa Mi Gente Auto Club’s first annual ‘Westchester Square Car and Bike Show’ had many hearts and engines racing last Sunday, April 17. Read more…

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Throggs Neck

Vacca Celebrates Senior Breakfast Program Launch

Councilman James Vacca joined Northeast Bronx Senior Center in celebrating the launch of its new breakfast nutrition program. Read more…

Couple Married At White Castle

Last Friday, April 8 was a nice day for a White Castle wedding as lucky couple Jaselne Jiselle Claudio and Joshua DeJesus tied the knot at one of the popular fast food chain’s restaurants here in our borough. Read more…

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Grand Concourse

Pollo Campero’s Grand Opening

Pollo Campero, the largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, opened their newest location here in our borough last Wednesday, April 6. Read more…

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Throggs Neck

Vacca, CB 10’s Rain Barrel Giveaway

In collaboration with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Councilman James Vacca and Community Board 10 hosted a recent rain barrel giveaway at I.S. 192’s campus. Read more…

Monday, April 18, 2016

Bedford Park

Mount St. Ursula Crowned Charity Champs

Optimum Community recently crowned the Academy of Mount St. Ursula as ‘charity champions’ for participating in a program encouraging high schoolers to raise funds for charities. Read more…

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