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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016


Webster Green Breaks Ground

A ‘groundbreaking’ supportive and affordable housing development is coming to 3100 Webster Avenue. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016

Mount Hope

Two lives claimed in fatal Weeks Avenue shooting

One of two victims killed in an early morning shooting in Mount Hope has been identified by police. Read more…

Parkchester Resident Wins Angela Merici Medal from College of New Rochelle

Parkchester Resident Margaret Comaskey Wins Angela Merici Medal from College of New Rochelle for her service to the church and the community. Read more…
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosted a business Breakfast Networking Event featuring several business professionals. Read more…
Fun was in season when Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the annual ‘Bronx Summer Concert Series’ at Orchard Beach. Read more…
More than 200 volunteers rolled up their sleeves to help construct a new playground for local children. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016

Pelham Bay

Local Waterbury-LaSalle veteran is NYS Legionnaire of the Year

A local veteran is state ‘Legionnaire of the Year.’ Read more…

King holds street co-naming, honors father


King holds street co-naming, honors father

Councilman Andy King’s office recently hosted a street co-naming honoring the Kings 5 basketball team, a program that was founded by his father, Andy King, Sr. Read more…
History was made when the descendants of Anne Hutchinson attended a reunion celebration at the Bartow Pell Mansion Museum. Read more…

SBH Teen Health Center Teens Attend National Youth Summit

Four Bronx teens traveled to Orlando for a four-day intensive training program teaching them how to discourage other teens from using tobacco products. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Hosts Peace Rally

Nearly 200 Co-op City residents joined civic and religious leaders for a three-hour peace rally calling for stronger community and police relations. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Gibson Hosts ‘Steps In Solidarity’ Peace March

Grand Concourse

Gibson Hosts ‘Steps In Solidarity’ Peace March

Local elected officials, police, community leaders and anti-gun violence advocates met for a peace march and candlelight vigil in memory of the many police and civilian lives lost in cities across the nation over the past few weeks. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016


New Morrisania apartment building provides supportive housing for the formerly homeless

A housing development serving the formerly homeless has opened. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

National Night Out Against Crime to bring community and police together on August 2

National Night Out is coming up on Tuesday, August 2. Read more…

NFL’s Joe Kowalewski Visits CHAM Patients

Former New York Jets and Miami Dolphins football player, Joe Kowalewski paid a surprise visit to patients staying in the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Read more…

Rivera & Pichardo Host 3rd Annual Senior Health Fair

Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo hosted their third annual Senior Health Fair at Monroe College. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

15U AAU Bluewave Team Wins War At The Shore Tournament

The 15U Amateur Athletic Union Bluewave Team rode the wave to success by earning first place at the War at the Shore Tournament. Read more…
Throggs Neck

NYS Grand Lodge State Officers Attend Sons of Italy Meeting

NYS Grand Lodge state officers attended a Sons of Italy meeting to welcome Uguaglianza Northeast Bronx Lodge 83’s newest members. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016

Van Cortlandt Village

After nearly 50 years, VCV library to relocate

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and other elected officials recently announced that $2 million in new funding had been allocated to relocated the Van Cortlandt Library to a new location. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto raises Apraxia awareness

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto help raise awareness of a speech disorder causing children to have extreme difficulty learning to speak. Read more…
Woodstock’s Playground 52 is slated for renovation. Read more…
Local elected officials paid homage to six distinguished Dominican community leaders serving the Bronx. Read more…
Westchester Square

WSBID & GrowNYC Host 2nd Annual Shop N’ Swap

The Westchester Square Business Improvement District and GrowNYC transformed Westchester Square into an exciting carnival attraction with its wildly popular ‘Shop N’ Swap’ event. Read more…

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Co-op City

Co-op City resident questions FDNY’s ‘fly car’ strategy

The FDNY is touting its new ambulance program despite skepticism from Alvin Ponder. Read more…
Pelham Bay

AMVETS Post 38 host golf outing

For the first time in four years following Superstorm Sandy, AMVETS Post 38 hosted its annual golf outing at Pelham Split Rock Golf Course to help fund its clubhouse’s reconstruction. Read more…
Mount Eden

Olympic Legend Visits P.S. 294 Students

Mount Eden

Olympic Legend Visits P.S. 294 Students

P.S. 294 students received a huge surprise when Olympic legend, Jackie Joyner-Kersee visited them on Friday, July 15. Read more…
The second annual Throggs Neck Houses’ Basketball Tournament scored a ‘slam dunk’ with community and law enforcement members. Read more…
Castle Hill

Jobs-Plus Hosts Block Party & Resource Fair

Jobs-Plus in the Bronx hosted a fun-filled block party and resource fair at Croes Avenue. Read more…

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Pelham Bay

New signs warning motorists of deer installed in Pelham Bay Park

Motorists in Pelham Bay Park are being warned about deer. Read more…

Concourse Plaza Multiplex funds cancer research

Concourse Plaza Multiplex raised funds for the 67th annual Jimmy Fund/Variety Children’s Charities Theatre Collections to help support lifesaving patient care and cancer research. Read more…
An annual international food festival served up the best culturally diverse dishes the Bronx has to offer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Saturday, June 23 , 1:53 a.m. -- Cops heard the shots fired that ultimately killed a victim while they were on patrol in a radio car. The police officers who heard the shots in their patrol car proceeded to the site, 977 Anderson Avenue, where they found a 24-year-old man in front of that location who had been shot in the head. The victim was taken to Lincoln, where he was later pronounced dead. At the scene, three men who were considered ‘persons of interest’ were taken into custody. Read more…

BPECA Host 5th Annual Thwaites Place Bash

The Thwaites Place Bash had residents enjoying a wide array of summer time festivities. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Ice House Cafe Serves Up ‘Free Hugs’

Confetti Party Place and Ice House Cafe’s Terry Dee Dee hosted the feel good family event, ‘Free Hugs for Unity’ at the popular Throggs Neck eatery. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Gun Buyback’ to be held by Bronx DA’s office

The NYPD and Bronx District Attorney’s office will soon host two gun buyback events as part of the Bronx Gun Buyback program. Read more…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Pelham Bay

Councilman Vacca supports Waterbury-LaSalle Vision Zero ‘road diet’ plan over CB 10 objection

A councilman is spearheading a traffic plan’s implementation. Read more…
Tenants from a three building complex in Highbridge are suing their landlord after enduring years of substandard housing conditions. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Dems Host Annual Dinner Awards Gala

Throggs Neck

Bronx Dems Host Annual Dinner Awards Gala

The Bronx Democratic County Committee paid homage to six distinguished community leaders during its annual award dinner gala. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

White Plains Road BID’s 1st Annual Community Fair

There was a great deal of fun at the White Plains Road Business Improvement District’s first annual Community Fair! Read more…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pelham Parkway

TD Bank Supports Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway

TD Bank hosted a fundraiser for the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway to help continue its efforts in providing for the East Bronx’s residents most in need of its services. Read more…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Throggs Neck

St. Benedict’s Class of 1966 Reunion

Throggs Neck

St. Benedict’s Class of 1966 Reunion

St. Benedict’s School Class of 1966 made some long lasting memories at their 50th anniversary class reunion. Read more…

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Hub

Triangle Plaza Hub Opens For Business

The Hub

Triangle Plaza Hub Opens For Business

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to formally welcome a $35 million, multi-use complex to The Hub section of the Bronx. Read more…

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association scored an ‘ace in the hole’ with its annual golf outing at Pelham Split Rock Golf Course. Read more…

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