Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Pelham Bay

Waterbury-LaSalle 9/11 monument not approved by Parks Department

The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation said no to a 9/11 memorial recently. Read more…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Co-op City

Student discount program launched at Bay Plaza at urging of Truman High School youth

Activism by local high school youth has led to real-world results. Read more…
Throggs Neck

‘Mix It Up’ Fundraiser to take place August 3

The VISIONS Bronx Advisory Board will soon host their fifth annual ‘Mix It Up’ Celebrity Fundraiser. Read more…
Bedford Park

Bedford Park Boy Scout Earns Eagle Rank

Northwest Bedford Park resident Eduardo Santamaria was awarded the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Read more…

‘Stop The Violence’ Basketball Tournament

Community members and police officers met for a ‘Stop the Violence’ basketball tournament on Friday, July 8 at the Boston Secor Basketball Playground. Read more…
Throggs Neck

PSA 8 Community Council Hosts Vigil

Police Service Area 8 Community Council hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of those killed and injured in the horrific Dallas mass shooting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vigils held for lives lost in Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota

Communities throughout the Bronx held vigils to mourn the lives lost in Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota and call for peace Read more…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Rodman’s Neck noise complaints reach NYC chief executive

Community leaders continue to press for Rodman’s Neck sound abatement. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. allocates $400,000 for solar panels and LED lights at Throgs Neck little league field

Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently allocated $400,000 for solar panels and LED lights at Throgs Neck little league field Read more…
Crotona Park East

BronxWorks 5K At Van Cortlandt Park

Over 40 runners and walkers helped raise funds in support of BronxWorks at the organization’s second annual BronxWorks 5K. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Schuyler Hill Civic Hosts Summer Celebration

The Schuyler Hill Civic Association hosted a few summer fun-filled events for the community’s residents. Read more…
Mott Haven

Joe Bataan Meets SETENTA

Iconic Latin Soul musicians Joe Bataan and SETENTA performed at St. Mary’s Park as part of SummerStage 2016’s concert series. Read more…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Grand Concourse

‘NYC’s worst landlord’ meets with tenants

Ved Parkash, ranked ‘number one’ on NYC Public Advocate Letitia James’ ‘100 Worst Landlords in New York City’, has finally met with his tenants to address their concerns and demands. Read more…

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Mott Haven

iHeartRadio takes over billboard in south Bronx

iHeartRadio, an Internet radio platform, will soon occupy the billboard advertisement space atop 20 Bruckner Boulevard that was once home to the iconic ‘History Channel’ advertisement for over 15 years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks Hosts Annual Gala

BronxWorks hosted its prestigious annual gala honoring two exemplary volunteers serving the Bronx’s youth. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Michael Anthony Hair Lounge Opens

Michael Anthony Hair Lounge celebrated the grand opening of its 3040 E. Tremont Avenue business on Saturday, July 9. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Montefiore Hosts Annual ‘Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk’

Montefiore providers, community members, cancer patients and survivors and family members helped raise awareness for a rare cancer affecting nearly 12,000 Americans each year. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Forever Young Beauty Salon’s Grand Opening

Pelham Bay-based Forever Young Beauty Salon has set up shop on 1610 Crosby Avenue! Read more…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Morris Park

Community Board 11 votes no objection to Williamsbridge Road and Pierce Ave commercial overlay

Community Board 11’s Land Use Committee voted no objection to the commercial overlay that would allow commercial buildings near the Williamsbridge Road and Pierce Ave intersection Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Allerton Homeowners & Tenants Association’s Summer Picnic

The Allerton Homeowners and Tenants Association celebrated summer together with its annual picnic on Sunday, July 10. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Hosts Torah Restoration

Calvary Hospital hosted a second letter writing event for the restoration of a historic 135-year-old Torah Scroll housed at its Bronx campus. Read more…

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition’s Senior Roundtable

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition hosted a senior roundtable at the Soundview Senior Center as part of its 2016 Drug Free Action Plan. Read more…

Sunday, July 24, 2016


Groundbreaking held for Doe Fund’s Webster Green

The Doe Fund recently joined funding partners, city and state agency representatives and Magnusson Architecture and Planning for the groundbreaking ceremony of affordable and supportive housing development Webster Green. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx schools to experience high turnover ratio

Four Bronx schools, Lehman High School, Junior High School 80, Banana Kelly High School and Fordham Leadership Academy, will be replacing significant amounts of staff members for the upcoming school year as part of a major transformation. Read more…

Ramon Velez Health & Recovery Center Reopens

A newly renovated health care facility plans to continue a late community health pioneer’s legacy. Read more…

7th Annual Soundview Park Art & Music Festival

Thousands of Bronxites and their families joined the Friends of Soundview Park in celebrating the seventh annual Soundview Park Art and Music Festival. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Acrobat Li Liu Performs At Pelham Bay Park

The Shenyang native wowed hundreds of SummerStage Kids attendees with her gravity defying acrobatic showcase. Read more…

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Two borough high school teachers attend C-SPAN educators conference

Two local teachers went to Washington courtesy of C-SPAN. Read more…
Mott Haven

Basketball tournament honors Jessica White, mother of three, who lost her life to gun violence

The first Jessica White Safer Basketball Tournament was held on July 15 to promote a safer and drug free community Read more…
Pelham Parkway

49th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Following recent incidents of violence throughout the nation, local elected officials, community and law enforcment members met for a ‘Community Call for Unit and Understanding’ prayer vigil to help promote healing. Read more…

Rev. Alcides & Sarita Torres Community Garden Grand Opening

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the grand opening of the Rev. Alcides and Arita Torres Community Garden at United Church of God 184th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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Throggs Neck

45th PCT. Hosts Prayer Vigil

Prayer vigils were held throughout all Bronx police precincts to pray for peace and safety following recent violence across the nation. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa’s Church holds 20th annual, five-day Feast of St. Theresa

St. Theresa’s Church is holding from July 20-24 the 20th annual Feast of St. Theresa Read more…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center receives top trauma care designation

Jacobi Medical Center is a key state trauma treatment center. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throgs Neck Little League Named District Champions

For the first time ever in the league’s history, Throgs Neck Little League has completed a sweep of all five age groups as District Champions. Read more…
Mott Haven

Tito Rojas Performs At St. Mary’s Park

‘El Gallo Salsero’ himself, Tito Rojas serenaded thousands of SummerStage 2016 concert goers with his trademark salsa sound. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

St. Ray’s Athletes Join City Star Lacrosse

Three St. Raymond High School for Boys athletes have been selected to join an elite city lacrosse team for a four-game tournament this summer. Read more…

Thursday, July 21, 2016


Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met at Odyssey House for its July meeting. Read more…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Mott Haven

Farmers Market Kids Take Root

The South Bronx Farmers Market hosted ‘Farmers Market Kids’, an informative hands-on food preparation class promoting healthy eating habits. Read more…

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