Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016


Habitat for Humanity to open 57-unit affordable housing in Williamsbridge

Habitat for Humanity New York City is bringing to the Bronx new affordable housing in Williamsbridge. Read more…
Morris Heights

Charter School for Law and Social Justice’s Grand Opening

The Charter School for Law and Social Justice has arrived to Morris Heights! Read more…

Hispanic Heritage Festival At Mazzei Playground

There was a great deal of fun had at the annual Hispanic Heritage Festival in Allerton. Read more…

James Monroe Senior Center Honors PSA 8 Officer

James Monroe Senior Center celebrated its 55th open house by honoring a local police officer. Read more…

Heart Adult Day Care Honors Sepulveda, 43rd PCT.

The Heart Adult Day Care of Parkchester honored the 43rd Precinct and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda for their exemplary community service. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Walgreen’s Gives Free Flu Shots At CB 10 Office

Community Board 10 and Walgreen’s recently co-sponsored a free flu shot giveaway event. Read more…
City Island

Engine70/Ladder 53 Firefighters Honored

Two courageous firefighters who died in the line of duty 61 years ago were honored for their sacrifices. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Fordham South

L+M Development Partners to construct a 314-unit affordable complex

Two new apartment buildings will offer residents attractive amenities. Read more…
Bedford Park

Elected Officials & Candidate Community Discussion Forum

Local elected officials met for an informational gala prior to the Democratic primary. Read more…

Fordham Road BID Hosts 2nd ‘Back-To-School Sidewalk Sale’

There were a great deal of fun and savings to be had at the Fordham Road Business Improvement District’s second Fordham Road Back-to-School Sidewalk Sale. Read more…
Morris Park

Mercy College Opens New Student Lounge & Computer Lab

Mercy College recently celebrated the grand opening of its new multi-use student activity commons. Read more…

King Hosts ‘Reading Is Cool Back-To-School’ Rally

More than 1,000 children attended Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program’s ‘Reading is Cool Back-to-School’ rally at Evander Childs High School. Read more…
Westchester Square

Westchester Square BID Screens ‘Zootopia’

Children and their families’ excitement ran wild at the Westchester Square Business Improvement District and Councilman James Vacca’s Movie Night Series ‘Zootopia’ event. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016


Police urge caution as senior assaults on the rise

A series of crimes against senior citizens, including an NYPD employee, across the Bronx has elderly residents on edge and law enforcement advising caution. Read more…

Charter school opens new home, announces expansions

The state licensed not-for-profit corporation Excellence Community Schools opened its first school for grades K-8 in 2004, and moved into the new building last week. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Diaz Hosts Bronx 9/11 ‘A Day of Remembrance’

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Bronx County Supreme Court co-hosted the borough’s annual ‘A Day of Remembrance’ to remember those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Assemblyman Benedetto Hosts 3rd Annual Golf Classic

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto scored ‘a hole in one’ at his third annual golf outing fundraiser at Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course. Read more…
Westchester Square

Leake & Watts Hosts Back-To-School Barbecue

Nearly 300 students had fun getting back into the school spirit at Leake and Watts Preventive Services Programs’ annual Back-to-School Barbecue. Read more…
Mott Haven

P.S. 49 Opens New Soccer Mini-Pitch

P.S. 49 students had a ball celebrating the grand opening of their school’s soccer mini-pitch. Read more…
City Island

Vacca Salutes City Island Coast Guard Auxiliary

Councilman James Vacca saluted the City Island Coast Guard Auxiliary for its 50th anniversary. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016


King, Baychester residents plant 9-11 daffodils

Several volunteers joined District 12 Councilman Andy King Tuesday, September 20 in the Baychester area near Boston Post Road, where they spent three hours planting daffodil bulbs along residential Needham Avenue and the Boston Post Road business district. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AL Vigil held to Remember Prisoners of War and MIAs

Throggs Neck Memorial American Legion Post 1456 held a vigil to remember our nation’s Prisoners of War and Missing in Action service members. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House Hosts Fun Day On The Parkway

Children and their families enjoyed some quality time at Fun Day on the Parkway on Saturday, September 17. Read more…
Mott Haven

European Firefighters Visit Engine 60/Ladder 17

Twenty-five German and 20 French firefighters visited Mott Haven’s Engine 60/Ladder 17 in honor of the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Read more…

Operation Cleaner Streets Revitalize Baychester Ave.

Councilman Andy King, Riverbay Corporation members and local volunteers helped clean up Baychester Avenue as part of ‘Operation Cleaner Streets’. Read more…

Cohen Funds Tracey Towers Playground Renovation

Councilman Andrew Cohen will fund Tracey Towers Playground’s renovation. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Grand Concourse

Porn site web misuse threatens LinkNYC’s service

LinkNYC announced a major change in the first-of-its-kind communication network. Read more…

Fordham Road Fair to take place on October 1

Modeled after an upstate New York-style county fair, the Fordham Road Fair is sure to please. Read more…
Morris Park

Affinity Health Plan Opens Community Service Center

Affinity Health Center celebrated the grand opening of its Community Service Center at 1250 Waters Place Tower #1 on Thursday, September 15. Read more…

Ferragosto Italian Festival Celebrated In Belmont

Bronxites ate, drank and were merry celebrating a centuries old Italian tradition in Belmont’s ‘Little Italy’. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Kings Harbor Hosts Annual Carnival

Kings Harbor Multicare Center hosted its highly anticipated annual carnival for residents on Wednesday, September 14. Read more…

National Council of Negro Women Installs Officers

The North Bronx Section of the National Council of Negro Women recently celebrated the installation of its new elected officers. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Remembers 9/11

The Throggs Neck community honored residents lost in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Morris Park

40th Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade on Sunday, October 9

Preparations for the 40th Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade are moving forward. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Near fatal drunk driving accident in ‘road diet’ area of East Tremont Avenue

The Waterbury-LaSalle ‘road diet’ may be slowing traffic, but apparently not enough. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

WTC Artifact Becomes Permanent Riverdale Memorial

An artifact from the World Trade Center became a permanent memorial in Riverdale. Read more…
Castle Hill

NYC DYS Sponsors Summer BBQ

The NYC Department of Sanitation Hispanic Society, Grand Council of Hispanic Societies in Public Service and the Hispanic Society of the NYC Transit Authority celebrated a summer barbecue at the Bronx YMCA. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Co-op City

Former NY Giants Joe Morris Meets Co-op City Fans

Co-op City residents and Stop and Shop customers had a meet and greet with a legendary New York Giants running back. Read more…

Montefiore Hosts Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day

Young patients at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore celebrated Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day on Tuesday, September 13 with a super hero themed event. Read more…
Mott Haven

Timberland Unveils Revitalized United We Stand Garden

Over 75 Timberland employee volunteers and non-profit GrowNYC partners unveiled the newly revitalized United We Stand Garden on Thursday, September 8 Read more…

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Morris Park

MP town hall addresss heroin epidemic

Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj held a Heroin Town Hall during which elected officials and experts informed residents on ways they can help fight heroin addiction in the Bronx and recieve naloxone training. Read more…
Morris Park

MP auto shop owner found dead after abduction

The owner of an auto detailing shop is dead following his abduction. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Body found in marina crate/Wrapped in plastic, horribly decomposed

The authorities recovered a dead body at Hammond Cove Marina on Tuesday, September 20 at approximately 12:14 pm. Read more…
City Island

Chamber Hosts CI Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

The City Island Chamber of Commerce got creative hosting its annual City Island Fall Arts and Crafts Fair. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Klein Hosts 6th Annual First Responders Appreciation Barbecue

Senator Jeff Klein saluted several local heroes at his sixth annual First Responder Appreciation Barbecue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

1st Annual Make A Wish Come True Fundraiser

The inaugural Make a Wish Come True Fundraiser lived up to its namesake. Read more…

Democratic Party Primary Elections 2016

The results are in for this year’s Democratic Party primary elections! Read more…

First Presbyterian Church’s 116th Anniversary Banquet

First Presbyterian Church of Williambridge’s faithful celebrated their parish’s 116th Anniversary Banquet at Eastwood Manor Caterers. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016


Montefiore Hosts 6th Annual NICU Reunion

Dozens of babies who spent several weeks and months battling for their lives at Montefiore Hospital Wakefield Campus Neonatal Intensive Care Unit recently attended a reunion with their families. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

The Chelsea Explosion

Bronx Times Reporter

Explosion rocks Manhattan

Our pals at were on the scene after someone planted a bomb in their Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday night, injuring 29 people. Click through for photos and the latest updates. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The latest on the bombing from The Villiager

Our partners at The Villiager have a breakdown of the bombing. Read more…

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