Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

University Heights

‘Roadmap from Displacement to Abundance’ unveiled

Knowledge is power for northwest Bronx residents looking to take ownership of their community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx has largest number of NYC Zika Cases

As of July 29, the Bronx has the highest number of Zika cases in the city with 156 reported cases, according to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Read more…

41st PCT. Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

The 33rd annual National Night Out Against Crime brought members of the Longwood community and the 41st Precinct together for a night of great fun and friendship. Read more…
Van Nest

Local Electeds Distribute Back-To-School Supplies

Three local elected officials helped nearly 600 Bronx students get ready for the upcoming school season. Read more…
City Island

City Island Clean Up Day

Volunteers joined John Marano, Community Board 10 first vice chairman and 45th Precinct officer Frank Malafronte in ridding City Island of graffiti. Read more…
Country Club

Interclub Swim Races A ‘Swimming Success’

Water sport lovers of all ages looking to beat the summer heat competed in the 61st Annual ‘Interclub Beach Races’ swim tournament in Eastchester Bay. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Westchester Square

Zerega community rocked by Glebe Ave. murder

A grisly murder in Zerega has some in the community concerned. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Historic Chief Nimham Monument restored

NYC Parks Citywide Monuments Conservation Program recently helped preserve a few historic Bronx monuments. Read more…
West Farms

Former Yankees Player Pitches In To Fight Hunger

Former New York Yankees second baseman Homer Bush and others pitched in to fight hunger in the Bronx. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Brush Avenue Graffiti Cleanup

Volunteers joined John Marano, Community Board 10 first vice chairman, to rid Brush Avenue of graffiti on Monday, July 18. Read more…

Baychester Houses Host Annual Family Day

The Baychster community celebrated togetherness during the neighborhood’s annual Family Day event. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016


Housing for vets with mental health issues started

The new 58-unit Melrose Commons Supportive Housing Project will be prepared to support 58 adults with mental health issues with a preference for veterans. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Tenants claim landlord falsified DOB application

Residents of the Woodmansten at 1541-51 Williamsbridge Road believe their landlord falsified paperwork that will permit him to seek rent increases in the future. Read more…

Klein Funds Stand Up To Violence Program

Senator Jeff Klein has announced additional funding for Stand Up to Violence during this year’s National Night Out Against Crime celebration in the 43rd Precinct. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Center Of Compassion Hosts 7th Annual Fundraiser

The Preston Center of Compassion honored three distinguished community leaders during its seventh annual dinner and fundraiser. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Harrington Avenue Hosts Summer Block Party

Harrington Avenue residents had some fun in the sun at their neighborhood’s annual summer block party. Read more…

Bronx Arts Ensemble Hosts ‘Hot Tangos!’ Concert

The Bronx Arts Ensemble hosted an exciting ‘Hot Tangos!’ Concert at Fordham University. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016


New YMCA announced for Edenwald by 2018

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie partnered with other officials to bring the Bronx’s second YMCA to Edenwald. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Community Board 10 youth intern honored

Community Board 10 celebrated a young lady who was their intern for six weeks. Read more…

1st Annual NYC Council 12th District Community Engagement Service Day

Hundreds of Bronxites and local elected officials celebrated their community at the first annual NYC Council 12th District Community Engagement Service Day Parade. Read more…

NYPD Housing PSA 8 Hosts National Night Out

NYPD Housing Police Service Area 8 hosted National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2 at Metcalf and Seward avenues. Read more…
Mott Haven

St. Mary’s Park Holds Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race

Bronx families and their children got into the summer spirit by competing in City Parks Foundation’s ‘Get Up and Go! Family Adventure Race’ at St. Mary’s Park. Read more…
Van Nest

41st Precinct Auxiliary Appreciation Dinner Honors Officers

The 41st Precinct Auxiliary saluted a few distinguished officers at its annual appreciation dinner at Lotus Flame Restaurant. Read more…
Marble Hill

Just Nuts Party Band Perform At Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series attendees danced the night away to the rocking sounds of the Just Nuts Party Band. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Eat nYc Bronx Food and Wine Festival announced

Later this evening the ‘Eat nYc the Bronx Food and Wine Festival’ will give Bronxites the opportunity to enjoy good eats and wines while supporting the Food Banks for New York City. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Merchants Association holding ‘restaurant week’ from August 19 to September 4

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association is showcasing community eateries once again. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Jewish Communities Rally For Police Reform

Riverdale residents and Black Jewish movement leaders rallied for police reform on Thursday, August 4. Read more…
Grand Concourse

52nd PCT. Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

In keeping with a time honored tradition, the 52nd Precinct hosted the 33rd annual National Night Out Against Crime police-community partnership celebration. Read more…

Fordham Road BID Hosts Fordham Olympics

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District got into the spirit of this year’s Rio Olympics by hosting the Fordham Olympics at Muller Park and Plaza. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

AAU 15U Bluewave Team Earns 4th Place In Nationals

Congratulations are in order for the Amateur Athletic Union 15U Bluewave Team after earning fourth place at the AAU Nationals Championship. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Dinowitz Funds Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy Tech Upgrade

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz recently funded an important technology upgrade at Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

Pelham Bay

I-95 North Monday Morning Accident

The northbound Bruckner Expressway at Middletown Road was the scene of an early Monday morning accident involving a compact car and a tractor trailer. Read more…
Mott Haven

Mill Brook Houses Resident Murdered

A 31-year-old man was gunned down in cold blood outside the Mill Brook Houses late Monday evening. Read more…
Morris Heights

Sedgwick Houses Launches IDNYC Pop-Up Center

Sedgwick Houses has launched a temporary IDNYC Pop-Up Enrollment Center at its 1553 University Avenue location. Read more…

Diaz Visits 43rd PCT.’s National Night Out

Hundreds of community members, business owners and clergy leaders attended the 43rd Precinct’s National Night Out Against Crime in Parkchester. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Wednesday, August 3, 3:00 a.m. -- Cops got a report of three unidentified men entering a private home and robbing a elderly couple at gunpoint. The incident occurred at a home near Evergreen and Wheeler avenues. They found the elderly couple in their bedroom and tied them up with zip ties, with their eyes and hands also duct taped. The three Hispanic men demanded and received money from the couple, and took cell phone and credit cards before they fled. Read more…
Van Nest

Van Nest Family Day

Local families and their children celebrated Van Nest Family Day with some of their community’s leaders and local elected officials. Read more…

King hosts missing children press conference

A local elected official hosted an eye opening press conference to help the family of a missing 16-year-old girl. Read more…
Castle Hill

Bronx Job-Plus Hosts Clason Point Gardens Restoration

Bronx Jobs-Plus hosted an ambitious restoration effort at Clason Point Gardens. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

Pelham Bay

Controversy continues on roadway changes on East Tremont Avenue in Waterbury-LaSalle

A plan for a Waterbury-LaSalle thoroughfare’s traffic flow has sparked disagreement. Read more…
Bedford Park

Bedford Park bodega shooting claims worker’s life

Police arrested a 30-year-old gunman who used an officer’s service arm to murder a local bodega employee early Tuesday morning. Read more…
Co-op City

45th PCT. Hosts National Night Out In Co-op City

Following recent violence affecting police and communities across America, the annual National Night Out Against Crime helped bring the two groups closer together. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

49th PCT. Hosts 33rd Annual National Night Out Against Crime

Community and law enforcement members enjoyed an annual celebration bringing the two groups together for a night of fun and positivity. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Visions Bronx Advisory Board Serves ‘Mix It Up’ Fundraiser

People looking to cool off from the summer heat visited Tosca Cafe to quench their thirst and meet some local celebrities bartending for a fun-filled fundraiser. Read more…

Tenants Demand Action Following Dog Attack

The 2504 Bronx Parks East Tenants Association held a meeting asking their landlord to take action against a tenant whose pitbull attacked a six-year-old boy living in the building. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016


St. Raymond Hosts Summer Camp Dance Show

St. Raymond Elementary School’s annual Summer Camp Dance Show, ‘Under the Sea’ was a true treasure to behold. Read more…

SUV Rallies Against Gun Violence

The community rallied together to denounce the latest instance of gun violence in our borough. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Stepinac Student Earns Full Scholarship

Bronx native and Archbishop Stepinac High School student, Alex Rosenthal has earned a full scholarship to attend an advanced business program at Columbia University. Read more…

Photo Exhibit Celebrates Bronx’s Hip Hop Legacy

Whedco’s Bronx Music Heritage Center hosted an opening reception for a 200 photo exhibit highlighting the Bronx’s hip hop culture and legacy. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016

City Island

Starving Artist Cafe Celebrate Owner & Anne Hutchinson’s Birthdays

City Island’s own Starving Artist Cafe hosted a special open mic night in honor of its owner’s birthday and Anne Hutchinson’s 425th birthday. Read more…

Veterans & Families Social Held In Baychester

Veterans and their families enjoyed some quality time together at the ‘Veterans and Families Social’ in Baychester. Read more…

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