Thursday, July 14, 2016


Frederick Douglass Academy V Unveils New Mural

Frederick Douglass Academy V unveiled a new mural illustrating the full power of literacy. Read more…

I.S. 254 Unveils New Mural

Councilman Ritchie Torres joined I.S. 254 in unveiling a visually stunning mural at the school. Read more…

CHAM Kids Chill With Adam

Children from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and their families joined in celebrating the memory of the late Adam Gaynes at a fun family event. Read more…

St. Helena Revives Parish Carnival

After a 25-year hiatus, St. Helena Church has revived its parish carnival to the delight of many Bronxites. Read more…

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Locust Point

Local resident organizes fundraiser for fallen troops

Frank Parisi, a Locust Point resident of over 30 years, along with his cousin Kevin Devine, recently started a fundraising website page and are currently planning on holding a fundraising event in attempts to raise money for families of Marine Corps special operations members who were killed while serving our country. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

NYPD Detective and Bronxite wins Sloan Public Service Award

Bronx resident and eight-year NYPD Det. Thomas Troppmann wins Sloan Public Service award. Read more…
City Island

City Island’s Blessing Of The Fleet

Boating season has officially set sail with the annual Blessing of the Fleet on City Island. Read more…

Yankees’ Joe Girardi Pitches In To Fight Hunger

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and partners pitched in to celebrate the start of NYC’s free summer meals program. Read more…

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

City Island

NYC Parks drops idea to purchase defunct City Island private marina for concession

The NYC Parks Department will not purchase a closed boating club. Read more…
City Island

Klein and Diaz host Fourth of July Fireworks Festival

Senator Jeff Klein and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted on July 1st the “New York Salutes America: Bronx Fireworks Extravaganza” Read more…
Marble Hill

Bronx Chamber Hosts ID Theft Prevention Event

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce and Country Bank hosted a networking event to better educate Bronxites on the lastest scams affecting many residents. Read more…

NYC Parks & Bronx River Alliance Install 100,000th Plant

The Bronx River received its 100,000th plant courtesy of NYC Parks and Bronx River Alliance! Read more…

St. Barnabas Celebrates LGBT Pride

St. Barnabas Hospital celebrated LGBT pride in style with a fun and informative ceremony. Read more…

Monday, July 11, 2016

University Heights

Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe Brown passes at 94

A late Bronx Tuskegee Airman has earned his angel wings. Read more…

Bronx County Historical Society Honors Bob Nolan

History was made when the Bronx County Historical Society presented the prestigious William C. Bellow Award to Bob Nolan at its annual Recognition Day. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Male Breast Cancer Survivor Meets Gov. Cuomo

A male breast cancer survivor was invited to a breast cancer screening legislation signing event by Governor Cuomo to help spread awareness. Read more…
Pelham Bay

New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza

The Bronx was the first in the nation to wish America a happy 240th birthday! Read more…

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck BID effort takes another step forward

A proposed Throggs Neck BID inched closer to being a reality. Read more…

Blake Marches In NYC Pride Parade

Assemblyman Michael Blake joined thousands marching in support of love at this year’s NYC PRIDE Parade. Read more…

R.A.I.N. Hosts Free Smoke Alarm Installation Program

Local elected officials and FDNY members joined forces for R.A.I.N. Nereid Neighborhood Senior Center’s free smoke and carbon monoxide alarm installation program. Read more…
Morris Park

Exit Realty Hosts Networking Trade Show

Exit Realty hosted a fun, interactive Networking Trade Show at F & J Pine Restaurant. Read more…

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Pelham Bay

AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary Installs New Officers

The AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary officially welcomed its newest officers with a swearing-in ceremony at De Franco and Tony Ristorante. Read more…
City Island

25 influential women from Bronx honored by Bronx Times

Scavello’s on the Island recently hosted the Bronx Times-Reporter’s seventh annual ‘25 Bronx Influential Women’ awards gala, honoring 25 women who have showed commitment, dedication and excellence in the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Korony Post 253 Salutes New Officers

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 swore-in its new officers and saluted a few young scholars during its ‘Welcome Summer BBQ’. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Sunday, June 19, 5:30 a.m. -- A forcible touching incident occurred to a 23-year-old woman. The victim was accosted in front of 2268 Waterbury Avenue when someone grabbed her from behind, pulled down her stockings and grabbed her buttocks. The victim screamed and the assailant fled the scene. Read more…
Mott Haven

Hail to the Garden King

The Bronx Greenmarket and Ghetto Film School are cooking up a new culinary series titled, ‘King in the Garden’ which is bound to be a recipe for success! Read more…

Friday, July 8, 2016

Throggs Neck

Ghost bike memorial ceremony dedicated to hit-and-run victim

The Transportation Alternatives Bronx Activist Committee recently held a memorial ceremony and a ghost bike dedication and installation for the late Giovanni Nin, who was struck in a deadly hit-and-run incident last month. Read more…

Community members worry about homeless shelter in Wakefield

Residents in the wakefield community are worried that yet another homeless shelter may come to their neighborhood. Read more…

Latina 50 Plus Luncheon Honors Extraordinary Women Leaders

The Latina 50 Plus honored a select few woman who best embody its motto of ‘motivate, mentor, coach and inspire’. Read more…
Morris Park

International Music Festival Unites The Bronx

Bronxites from all walks of life united for a fun-filled music festival celebrating diversity in music and the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Times Honors 25 Bronx Influential Women

The Bronx Times and Community News Group paid homage to 25 incredible community leaders from our borough. Read more…

27-Year Old Man Dies After Crashing Into Williamsbridge Home

Police responded to the scene of a fatal car crash at 784 S. Oak Drive over the Independence Day Weekend. Read more…

Thursday, July 7, 2016


White Plains Rd. Sidewalk Sale

There was a great deal on fun at the East 233rd Street and White Plains Road Merchants Association’s ‘White Plains Sidewalk Sale’! Read more…

St. Raymond H.S. Host Junior Commitment Ring Ceremony

St. Raymond High School for Boys juniors took the first step in becoming school leaders. Read more…

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Pelham Gardens

Bronx Manhattan North Realtors’ Legislative Breakfast

The Bronx Manhattan North Association of Realtors hosted Councilman Andy King at its Legislative Breakfast. Read more…

St. Raymond Honors Br. Richard Galvin

Br. Richard Galvin’s outstanding contributions to St. Raymond High School for Boys’ athletic program were formally recognized by his peers. Read more…

Tuesday, July 5, 2016


Diaz & Mayor Thomas Visit Mike’s Deli

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas got lunch together at Mike’s Deli on Tuesday, June 21. Read more…

St. Raymond H.S. Hosts Block R Awards

In keeping with tradition, St. Raymond High School for Boys celebrated its student-athletes’ hardwork and dedication throughout the year at its annual Block R Awards Ceremony. Read more…

Monday, July 4, 2016


Spring Bank Launches First IDNYC Pop-Up Center

The first-ever IDNYC pop-up center has launched at a Spring Bank in the Concourse section of the Bronx. Read more…

St. Raymond High School’s Junior Moving Up Ceremony

St. Raymond High School for Boys juniors made the transition to seniors at their milestone Junior Moving Up Day. Read more…

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Houses’ First Library Opens

Local elected officials, community leaders and children joined in celebrating the Throggs Neck Houses’ first library. Read more…

PAL Hosts Junior Police Jamboree

The Police Athletic League Center sworn in many young ‘recruits’ at its eighth annual Junior Police Jamboree. Read more…
City Island

‘Murdered By The Mob’ A Hit At Scavello’s

Scavello’s on the Island served as host for a ‘whack’y whodunit. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Troop 1064 Experience Bridging Ceremony

Girl Scout Troop 1064 made the transition to prepare themselves for new adventures and responsibilities. Read more…

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

St. Patrick’s Home Celebrates Centenarians

St. Patrick’s Home Rehabilitation and Day Care Center hosted a birthday party for its cententarian residents. Read more…
Mott Haven

Serrano Awards Mott Haven Student Artists

Senator Jose Serrano honored two budding student artists following their victory in their school’s Earth Day poster contest. Read more…
Mott Haven

Volunteers Spruce Up United We Stand Garden

Hundreds of volunteers from Timberland and GrowNYC joined forces to restore United We Stand Community Garden’s natural splendor. Read more…

Friday, July 1, 2016


St. Raymond Soccer Team Score

St. Raymond High School for Boys soccer team scored a ‘goal’ at the school’s annual Block R Awards Ceremony. Read more…

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