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Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Morris Park native nabs teaching fellowship

A Mott Haven teacher is part of a prestigious teaching fellowship. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein, Abbate Announce Law Recognizing Catholic War Vets

Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Peter Abbate bestowed a unique honor onto our nation’s Catholic war veterans. Read more…
Co-op City

King Honors Bronx Centenarian

Councilman Andy King presented a proclamation to a centenarian on her 100th birthday. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Damon Runyon cancer research foundation holds 5K at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 21

A cancer fundraiser is looking for a hometown crowd. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Department of Transportation begins work on Brush Ave to fix potholes and bumps

The Department of Transportation has begun work to fix the potholes and bumps along Brush Ave. Read more…
Fordham

Corpse Flower Blooms At NYBG

Many visitors traveled far and wide to catch a whiff of a not-so-sweet smelling flower blooming at the New York Botanical Garden. Read more…
Castle Hill

Castle Hill Community Paints Brighter Future

The Castle Hill community joined a team of young artists at the Castle Hill Houses for a Community Painting Day on Thursday, July 28. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016

Morris Park

Cat rescuer affects residents on Paulding Avenue

A reoccurring issue involving a cat rescuer has continued to be a problem for residents living on Paulding Avenue. Read more…
Parkchester

Basketball tournament at St. Raymond’s High School raises money for young leukemia patient

St. Raymond’s High School held it’s second annual St. Raymond’s Alumni and Friends Basketball Tournament to raise money for people suffering from cancer. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond’s Basketball Tourney Helps Student Fighting Cancer

St. Raymond High School for Boys and No Battle Should Be Fought Alone co-hosted a basketball tournament to help a St. Raymond junior’s fight against Leukemia. Read more…
Spencer Estate

6th Annual Griswold Ave. Block Party

Griswold Avenue residents enjoyed some much needed fun in the sun at their sixth annual summer block party. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016

Mott Haven

Airbnb looks to improve service amid battle with New York legislators

Airbnb is trying to create better experiences for its hosts and customers while battling legislation in New York that could affect its business. Read more…
Westchester Square

Westhcester Square Arts Center hosts painting party in the Square

Bringing the arts to Westchester Square has been a goal of the area’s business improvement district, and its ‘artist in residence’ is certainly helping. Read more…
Soundview

Bronx River Alliance Hosts Family Day

Families and friends celebrated summer together at the Bronx River Alliance’s annual Family Day. Read more…
Country Club

Fairfax Avenue Summer Block Party

Fairfax Avenue residents celebrated summer with their wildly popular block party. Read more…
Morrisania

DDC Interns Visit Bronx River House

Nearly 60 high school and college students from NYC Department of Design and Construction’s summer internship program visited Bronx River House to learn more about its effective public design. Read more…
Mott Haven

Tye Jones Premieres Book In Mott Haven

Published author Tye Jones launched her new book, ‘From Kid to Coach...Memoirs of an Inner City Kid’ with an in-store premiere reading at the Living Room. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016

Castle Hill

10th Annual Bon Appetit at the Bronx YMCA fundraiser

The Bronx YMCA’s only fundraising event this year will include a tribute to a past executive director and former honorees. Read more…
West Farms

Torres assists in ABI shut down, CEO arrest

Councilman Ritchie Torres and his office played a major role in the recent shutting down of Assistance by Improv’s Bronx office, as well as the arrest of the organization’s CEO. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Cease and Desist’ zoning process moving forward

Progress is moving forward for Senator Jeff Klein, homeowners and residents after three publics forums were held to address and eliminate the issue of repeat real estate solicitation. Read more…
Westchester Square

Beyond Beauty & Barber Academy Offers Free Haircuts

Beyond Beauty and Barber Academy offered customers free haircuts on Monday, July 25 between 1 to 5 p.m. at its 121 Westchester Square business location. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Klein, Dinowitz & Cohen Host E-Waste Recycling Event

Local elected officials, the Lower East Side Ecology Center and Tekserve hosted an electronic waste recycling event proving it’s easy going ‘green’. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman King & Labor Delegation Meet St. Thomas Senators

Councilman Andy King and NYC labor leaders meet with St. Thomas senators and University of the Virgin Islands’ provost to discuss various topics regarding the Caribbean island and the U.S. government. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Vets Tee Off At Secretary’s Cup

A few Bronx veterans teed off at the PGA REACH’s inaugural ‘Secretary’s Cup’ in New Jersey. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016

City Island

Belden Point pocket park dedicated on City Island

Parkgoers have a new place to enjoy City Island’s views. Read more…
Allerton

Allerton Merchants Clean Up Allerton Avenue

The Allerton International Merchants Association helped clean up Allerton Avenue just prior to its 9th annual Allerton Avenue International Food Festival. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Dinowitz Hosts Summer Concert 2016 Series

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Bronx Council on the Arts are cosponsoring an annual summer concert series all season long. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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Kingsbridge Heights

Community Police Roundtable Held At KHCC

Police and community youth met for an informative roundtable discussion at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center to discuss ways to better relations between the two groups. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa’s Church Hosts 20th Annual St. Theresa Feast

The time honored St. Theresa Feast offered Bronxites five fun-filled days of wholesome entertainment. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

Morris Park

Town hall held by MPCA, 49th

The Morris Park Community Association, along with the 49th Precinct, recently hosted a town hall meeting to address recent issues that have occurred in the community, including felony assaults, grand larceny and drug overdose. Read more…
Parkchester

Potential settlement to help Parkchester South Condo owners

A potential settlement with Parkchester South Condominium management over its ‘draconian’ maintenance fee increase is in the works. Read more…
Grand Concourse

27th Annual Bronx Dominican Day Parade

The Bronx’s Dominican pride was on full display at the always colorful Bronx Dominican Day Parade. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throgs Neck Little League Hosts 1st Annual Family Day

The Throgs Neck Little League scored a ‘grand slam’ with its first annual Family Day celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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