Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter OP-ED

Borough President Diaz on his capital budget

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. talks dollars and sense. Read more…

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Pelham Bay

Bronx Chamber Hosts Twilight Golf 5 At 5

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce scored ‘an ace in the hole’ at its Twilight Golf Five at Five! Read more…

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Fordham Rd. Film Festival Screens ‘West Side Story’

Fordham Road was alive with the sounds of music from the classic 1961 romantic musical drama, ‘West Side Story’. Read more…
Morris Heights

5th Annual Back-to-School Literacy and Health Fair

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Montefiore Hospital and Healthfirst helped local families and their children learn more about their health and education. Read more…
Mott Haven

Broadway Comes To St. Mary’s Park

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and 106.7 LITE FM brought Broadway to the Bronx’s St. Mary’s Park with the free concert event, ‘Broadway in the Boros!’. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Xerox HR Services Revitalize Riverdale Forest

Forty-five Xerox Human Resources Services volunteers celebrated a century of consulting by volunteering 100 hours of community service to the Riverdale Forest Restoration Project Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016

Mount Eden

W. Mt. Eden receives DOT pedestrian improvements

Road improvements on West Mt. Eden Ave include new sidewalks and a one way street from Jerome Avenue to Macombs Avenue. Read more…
Mott Haven

Mott Haven gentrification protest targets Knick star

New York Communities for Change and the Banana Kelly Resident Council held a protest on Thursday, August 25 against New York Knick forward Carmelo Anthony’s involvement with developer Keith Rubenstein. Rubenstein is commonly accused of gentrification. Read more…

Fordham Road BID Hosts ‘Back-To-School Sidewalk Sale’

There was a great deal of fun had at the Fordham Road Business Improvement District’s ‘Back-to-School Sidewalk Sale’. Read more…
Morris Heights

Former Yankee Mickey Rivers Pitches In To Fight Hunger

A former Yankee center fielder joined local and state officials in fighting hunger. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj hosts planning at campaign office for Mother Teresa canonization

The canonization of Mother Teresa is a cause for celebration. Read more…
Morris Park

DOT begins long-awaited Morris Park fixes

The New York City Department of Transportation has begun installing double yellow lines and crosswalks along Morris Park Avenue. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Honors Angella Thompson

Calvary Hospital honored unit secretary Angella Thompson with the prestigious ‘Unit Secretary Excellence’ Award. Read more…

Bronx Fashion Week’s Young Fashionistas Rock Runway

Bronx Fashion Week kept it stylish with its ‘Young Fashionistas’ children’s fashion designer showcase on Friday, August 19 at the Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…
Westchester Square

Family of Christ Kingdom Ministries Hosts Community Health Fair

Family of Christ Kingdom Ministries International hosted its annual Free Community Health Fair on Saturday, August 20. Read more…
Hunts Point

Rocking The Boat Fundraiser

Hunts Point-based Rocking the Boat, Inc. are currently building its 50th boat and needs your help staying afloat after serving the community for over two decades. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Catholic Widows & Widowerers Host Bingo Night

The Catholic Widows and Widowerers of the Bronx sponsored a fun-filled Bingo Night on Monday, August 22 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church Hall. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 5, 2016


‘Groundbreaking’ fix up for Parque de los Ninos

Ground was broken for Parque de los Ninos’ reconstruction. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Some Throggs Neck tree pits remain unkempt despite merchant efforts

Some feel more needs to be done for Throggs Neck tree pits. Read more…
Mott Haven

PTSD Community Salutes Vietnam Vet

The Community of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder saluted Vietnam War veteran and Yolanda Restaurant owner, Aniello Calisi for his selfless service to our nation. Read more…

4th Annual Cruger-Mace Block Party

Local families and their children celebrated the summer season together at the fourth annual Cruger-Mace Block Party. Read more…

Macy’s Gives Back To William Howard Taft H.S.

An army of over 400 Macy’s volunteers rolled up their sleeves to give back to the community as part of their company’s 11th annual Give Back Day. Read more…

King Funds R.A.I.N. Gun Hill’s Repairs

Councilman Andy King presented a generous check to R.A.I.N. Apartments for the Elderly’s vital repair work. Read more…
Mott Haven

Once Upon A Summer Program Celebration

‘The fun-filled Once Upon a Summer’ program proved reading is more than just fundamental. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016


Italian Disaster Relief Fund forms in Belmont to help earthquake victims

The Belmont community is coming together to help earthquake victims. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Edgewater Park celebrates centennial Labor Day Olympics

Members of an athletic association are getting ready to celebrate a milestone. Read more…

Bronx Miracle Gospel Tabernacle Hosts Back-To-School Event

Rabbi Keith Thompson and Bronx Miracle Gospel Tabernacle hosted an exciting back-to-school giveaway on Saturday, August 27 at 2910 Barnes Avenue. Read more…

‘Backed By A Bag’ Back To School Event

A recent back to school event helped over 200 children prepare for the upcoming academic season. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Feria de Salud Held At Hostos

Feria de Salud, the largest health and music-inspired festival of the year hosted by the American Diabetes Association, was celebrated at Hostos Community College. Read more…

Parque De Los Ninos Gets $1.6M Facelift

Ground was officially broken to begin Parque de los Ninos ambitious reconstruction project. Read more…

Local Electeds Host 3rd Annual Back To School Celebration

Senator Gustavo Rivera, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, Councilman Ritchie Torres and Public Advocate Letitia James helped children prepare for the school season. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016


New CB 6 District Manager looks to ready area for future growth

Commerce, new schools and community outreach top priorities for the borough’s youngest district manager. Read more…
Pelham Bay

City looks to curb derelict bicycle scourge

NYC Sanitation officials want to make it easier to dispose of abandoned bicycles. Read more…

Lead By Example Hosts Anti-Violence Basketball Tournament

Lead by Example and Reverse the Trend Inc. hosted its inaugural ‘Back-to-School Anti-Violence Basketball Tournament’ to start off the school year right with a positive message. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Chubby Checker Rocks Seton Park

Music legend Chubby Checker had concert goers ‘twisting the night away’ at Senator Jeff Klein and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Summertime Symphonies concert on Wednesday, August 24 at Seton Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Torres Hosts Healthy Bucks Program Conference

Councilman Torres and others helped Bronxites receive better access to healthy food through the Health Bucks program. Read more…

St. Barnabas Hosts NICU Reunion

Families of babies born in St. Barnabas Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit met with the doctors who them at birth. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Dads Take Your Child To School Day

Dads Take Your Child To School Day helped Bronx fathers become more involved in their children’s education. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Throggs Neck

Rino’s Restaurant serves lasting memories

Rino’s Italian Restaurant served up some lasting memories at its final business day. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Neighbors mourn lost mature trees cut down in P.S. 14 expansion

Mature trees felled in Waterbury-LaSalle have neighbors in an uproar. Read more…

Murdered Fordham Store Clerk Remembered

Local elected officials, family and community members remembered slain N&A Food employee, Wali Camara during a somber Unity and Prayer Solidarity Vigil. Read more…

Five Bronx Eagle Scouts Honored

Five Bronx Boy Scouts were honored for achieving the rank of ‘Eagle Scout’, Scouting’s highest and most prestigious rank. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

West Mt. Eden Ave. Receives Safety Improvements

o enhance pedestrian safety and ease traffic congestion on West Mount Eden Avenue, NYC Department of Transportation and Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil several safety improvements. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016


WWE Superstars Visit CHAM Kids

Several WWE Superstars paid a surprise visit to children staying at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore on Wednesday, August 17. Read more…

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Morris Park

Calvary Hosts 19th Annual Camp Compass

Sixty children, ages six to 18, enjoyed a fun-filled week at Calvary Hospital’s Camp Compass at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. Read more…

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