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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

BX 10 bus line complaints mirror citywide issues

Bus ridership is down nearly 20 percent citywide from 2002 to 2015, and public transportation advocates blame traffic. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hosts Final Torah Restoration

Calvary Hospital hosted its third and final letter writing event for the restoration of a historic Torah scroll housed at its 1740 Eastchester Road campus on Sunday, September 25. Read more…
Fordham

Better Bronx Housing Campaign Launched

A recently launched housing campaign seeks to engage, empower and educate Bronxites of their tenant rights. Read more…
Castle Hill

Klein Funds Kips Bay Afterschool Program

Senator Jeff Klein provided funding for Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club’s popular afterschool programs at P.S. 304 and M.S. 101. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Veterans Set Sail At Huguenot Yacht Club

Bronx Times Reporter

Veterans Set Sail At Huguenot Yacht Club

Over 60 veterans from the James J. Peters VA Hospital embarked for the annual Veterans Boat Ride at the Huguenot Yacht Club. Read more…
Community and government partners met for the inaugural meeting of the Bronx North Community Drug Free Coalition. Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Westchester Square

Bronx man gave immigration legal aid without license

A Bronx man provided legal aid to immigrants seeking legal status from a Westchester Square office for 30 years without a license, according to the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Merchants to honor Randazzo, others at dinner dance

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association will honor the late Ben Randazzo at its ninth annual dinner dance. Randazzo, who passed away in fall 2015, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more…
Castle Hill

Kips Bay Hosts Steven Bonano Memorial Run

Castle Hill

Kips Bay Hosts Steven Bonano Memorial Run

The Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club paid tribute to a fallen police officer at its annual Day for Kids Festival. Read more…
A few exemplary local Ecuadorian leaders were honored at a recent heritage celebration. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Klein Hosts Back-To-School Giveaway

Senator Jeff Klein helped students prepare for their return to the classroom with a fun-filled back-to-school giveaway celebration at St. Frances de Chantal School. Read more…
Morris Park

Babies On The Run Around Einstein Campus

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit patients made tracks around Montefiore Weiler Hospital during Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month. Read more…

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Grand Concourse

Study On Domestic Violence in the Borough released

As many across the country recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month, members of the Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable and Bronx Legal Services took time to educate the community on the struggles underserved communities face when fighting domestic violence. Read more…
Van Nest

VN mattress battle keeps residents awake at night

Community members are once again battling a mattress company in Van Nest they thought they were rid of. Read more…
Castle Hill

Books With Bharati Remembers Dr. Seuss

Castle Hill

Books With Bharati Remembers Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’ imaginative tales were introduced to a new generation of readers at the ‘Books with Bharati Remembering Dr. Seuss’ celebration. Read more…
Mott Haven

Los Hermanos Meat & Grocery Grand Opening

Mott Haven

Los Hermanos Meat & Grocery Grand Opening

City Harvest and BronxWorks hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new health corner store in Mott Haven. Read more…
Hunts Point

10th Annual Hunts Point Hustle 5K Run/Walk

Hunts Point

10th Annual Hunts Point Hustle 5K Run/Walk

Runners made a mad dash through Hunts Point Riverside Park for the tenth annual Hunts Point Hustle 5K Run/Walk. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic Assoc. Installs New Executive Board

Councilman James Vacca recently sworn-in Country Club Civic Association’s new executive board members. Read more…
Concourse

New Balance Bronx 10-Mile & 5K Races

Concourse

New Balance Bronx 10-Mile & 5K Races

More than 10,000 runner made tracks through the Bronx for the exhilarating New Balance Bronx Ten Mile and 5K. Read more…

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

Protesters said they hoped developers will chose union workers to make proposed projects a reality. Read more…
Dog lovers who frequent Soundview Park now have a place where they and their furry friend can enjoy the outdoors. Read more…
Throggs Neck

P&J Beacon Buddies Nationally Recognized

A Throggs Neck program connecting younger and older generations was nationally recognized for its service. Read more…
Community Board 6 and the 48th Precinct scored a ‘homerun’ with its recent community softball game at Mapes Ballfield. Read more…
Morrisania

Bronx Summer Fest Celebrates Season’s End

The Bronx celebrated the end of summer with a fun-filled celebration for two consecutive Saturdays. Read more…
Woodstock

3rd Annual Music On The Boulevard Festival

The third annual Music on the Boulevard Festival was music to Bronxites’ ears. Read more…
Morris Park

Diaz Celebrates Muslim School Holiday

The borough president hosted his annual Muslim School Holiday celebration at P.S. 83. Read more…
It may be autumn, but the Social Welfare Association of Edgewater Park still enjoyed some summertime fun at its Tally Ho Luau Lunch. Read more…

Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge explosion suspects face felony charges

Police continue to investigate a Kingsbridge home explosion that killed an FDNY officer last week, and have arrested two men in connection with a marijuana growing operation being run out of the house. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Builder discusses new Pelham Parkway development

As members of the community still have questions about the building going up at 1680 Pelham Parkway South, Developer Mark Stagg has spoken out disputing some of the claims made by members of Community Board 11. Read more…
Longwood

South Bronx For Applied Media’s 1st Annual Balloon Release Ceremony

One south Bronx school got creative celebrating the start of the new school year. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Classic Car Cruise Night’s 2nd Outing

Hundreds of classic car and motorcycle enthusiasts raced to the Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Night’s second outing. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham Road BID Hosts Fordham Road Fair

It was all fun and games at this year’s Fordham Road Fair! Read more…
Local council members joined many others in calling for the completion of the Concourse. Read more…

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016

Arthur Avenue is one of ‘America’s Greatest Streets.’ Read more…
Crotona Park East

City responds to recent Bronx park crime spike

Data compiled by the New York Police Department shows that crime is up sharply from just a few years ago in the Bronx’s 216 city parks, as well as citywide, and steps are being taken to address the issue. Read more…
Morrisania

Jazz Legend Honored In Street Co-Naming

A forerunner of the Be-Bop style of jazz was honored in a recent street co-naming ceremony. Read more…
Professional services firm PwC and teacher-turned-social activist and rapper Dee-1 taught Cardinal Hayes High School students an important lesson about financial literacy. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…
A group of high school students learned Bronx history first hand from Fordham University’s most knowledgable professor on the subject. Read more…
Morris Park

Klein ‘Boosts’ Schools With $830K Allocation

Senator Jeff Klein celebrated the start of the new school year in style with Bronx schools administrators, principals and parent coordinators. Read more…
Allerton

Diaz Educates Bronx Russian Seniors on Elderly Abuse, Scams

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Russian speaking translators educated Bronx Russian seniors on elderly abuse and scams at an informative event at Better Days Adult Day Care. Read more…

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Morris Park

Miss Columbus selected as one of honorees for Bronx Columbus Day Parade on October 9

The 40th Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade is set to step off at noon this Sunday on Morris Park Avenue. Read more…
Grand Concourse

DOT starts Grand Concourse safety plan

Grand Concourse

DOT starts Grand Concourse safety plan

Local elected officials are calling for a complete overhaul of a dangerous Bronx roadway. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee Serves Up Dinner Dance

With Columbus Day soon approaching, the Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee hosted its annual Columbus Day Parade Dinner at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People honored a few exemplary leaders at its 58th annual awards gala. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
Runners raced through Yonkers and the Bronx for the adrenaline-fueled tenth annual ‘Woodlawn Run for a Cause’ on Saturday, September 17. Read more…
Woodstock

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Visits P.S. 25

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Apple and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito made sweet music with P.S. 25 students and faculty on Friday, September 30. Read more…

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Van Nest

Diaz Attends VNNA Meeting

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. was the guest for the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s September meeting. Read more…
Tremont

United Way NYC, NY Giants Launch Character Playbook

United Way of NYC and the New York Giants teamed up with Verizon to launch a new online course focused on helping students develop character and cultivate and maintain healthy relationships. Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Amtrak service was disrupted Wednesday morning when a CSX freight train derailed in Hunts Point. Read more…
Throggs Neck

School Bus Overturns On Bruckner Expressway

A school bus accident left five children and three adults injured after the bus overturned on the Bruckner Expressway. Read more…
Soundview

Thank An Officer Day At PSA 8

A local resident hosted an event thanking NYPD Housing Police Service Area 8 members for their dedicated service. Read more…

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Klein, Gjonaj Hosts SUV 2nd Annual Peace March

Local elected officials, community leaders and residents rallied together to denounce gun violence in the borough. Read more…
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