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Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx resident to open bookstore after B&N closes

A lifelong Bronx resident will feature her pop-up shop, ‘The Lit. Bar’, at the Bronx Museum Holiday Market to raise funds for a permanent, and soon-to-be the only, independent bookstore in the borough. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Legendary Bar & Grill returns to TN with new improvements

Legendary Bar & Grill, located at 3513 E. Tremont Avenue, has returned to the neighborhood with a newly renovated dining room after a two-year hiatus. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Little Sisters of Poor Host Christmas Bazaar

Bronxites searching for early holiday deals visited the Little Sisters of the Poor’s annual Christmas Bazaar. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Dedicates Historic Torah Scroll

Calvary Hospital dedicated a restored historic Torah Scroll following its yearlong preservation effort. Read more…
Fordham

Diaz’s Holiday Toy Drive Benefits Military Families

Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene, Wildlife Conservation Society officials and P.S. 205 students celebrated the start of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s annual holiday toy drive benefiting Bronx military families. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

Morris Park

P.S. 108 honors late WWII vet Garofalo on Veterans Day

Students, faculty and their families hosted at PS 108 veterans and their loved ones in honor of Veterans Day. Also, they remembered the late WWII veteran Joseph Garofalo who passed away in March at the age of 95. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Hearing on Throgg’s Neck park proposal ends in confusion

A public hearing on a land trust’s plan to buy a waterfront property and then convert it to public parkland created more questions than answers Monday night. Read more…
Concourse

KIPP Academy Students Complete Mural Project

Over a dozen KIPP Academy Elementary School fourth graders completed a visually stunning mural project. Read more…
Soundview

43rd Pct., Community Honors Slain and Injured Officers

Hundreds of Bronxites and New Yorkers offered their thoughts and prayers for two 43rd Precinct sergeants involved in a deadly shoot out on Friday, November 4 in Stratton Park. Read more…
Van Nest

East Bronx History Forum, VNNA Salute Veterans

The East Bronx History Forum and Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 11 at Van Nest Memorial Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Villa Maria Academy Celebrates 64th Annual Card Party

There was a great deal of fun to be had at the Villa Maria Academy Mothers’ Guild’s 64th annual Card Party/Dinner Bridge ‘Rock Around the Clock’ celebration. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

Morrisania

Dead Teen Found In Whitlock Ave. IRT station

Police are investigating the mysterious death of a 17-year-old boy at the Whitlock Avenue Train Station. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Mental health advocate Sylvia Lask wins first Agnes Magdalene Abraham Humanitarian Award

A long time advocate for people with mental illness has received a newly created award from NYC Health + Hospitals. Read more…
Co-op City

JASA Celebrates Volunteer Recognition Day

The Jewish Association Serving the Aging and Habitat for Humanity celebrated its annual Volunteer Recognition Party on Wednesday, November 9 in Co-op City. Read more…
Soundview

Hundreds Attend Sepulveda, Diaz Job Fair

Several hundred unemployed Bronxites and nearly two dozen private and government employers participated at a job fair sponsored by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

Morris Park

Veterans Day ceremony at Rudy Macina Peace Plaza

Veterans gathered on Pelham Parkway on Veterans Day. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Lawrence F. Keene Post 1458 Honors Veterans at Keane Square Park Memorial

Members of the Lawrence F. Keene American Legion Post #1458 gathered at the war memorial in Keene Square Park on Veterans Day to honor those who have served. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Officals Investigating Death of Fourth-Month Old at Lil Stars Daycare Center

Officials were searching for answers this week on what happened to a four-month old baby at Lil Stars Daycare in Throggs Neck who collapsed and later died. Read more…
Norwood

Safe Streets Trick or Treat Halloween At East 204th Street

The East 204th Street and Bainbridge Avenue Merchants Association hosted ‘Safe Streets Trick or Treat Halloween Event’ on Monday, October 31. Read more…
Castle Hill

Holy Family Sea Cadets Complete A Busy Month

The Star of the Seas-Sea Cadets were hard at work helping the community this past October. Read more…
Van Nest

49th Pct. Hosts ‘PS4 Video Game Tournament’

The 49th Precinct earned high scores at its ‘PS4 Video Game Tournament’ on Saturday, November 12 at P.S. 481 the STEAM Bridge School. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Police crack down on K-2

The synthetic drug K-2 made headlines this summer as a wave of overdoses left users in a zombie-like state across the Bronx and other boroughs, but new legislation and increased police scrutiny has driven the drug underground, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Road business district to get facelift

The Kingsbridge Road/Broadway business district will see major improvements in coming months thanks to new city funding. Read more…
City Island

City Island Chamber Serves 106th Dinner Dance Awards

The City Island Chamber of Commerce toasted several community leaders at its 106th annual Dinner Dance Awards on Saturday, November 12 at Scavello’s on the Island. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NIDC’s M.S. 89 Panthers To Perform At Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation’s M.S. Panthers will perform at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Read more…
Morris Park

NIDC, Vacca Host Halloween Movies Under The Stars

Neighborhood Development Initiatives Corporation and Councilman James Vacca hosted a special Halloween edition of ‘Movies Under the Stars’. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca Funds Boy Scout Troop 182

Councilman James Vacca recently announced funding for a local Boy Scouts troop. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016

Pelham Parkway

PPPA, Parks work together to save parkway trees

A local conservation group is working with city officials to discuss tree removal and replenishment during a major construction project. Read more…
Co-op City

Preview: This year’s Bronx County Oratorical Speech Contest

The 3rd annual Bronx County Oratorical Speech Contest will take place at Co-op City Post 1871 on Monday, December 5, and will send its four finalists to Manhattan for the citywide competition. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community Not Happy With New Castle Hill Avenue Road Diet

The Department of Transportation’s latest road diet plan has come to the Castle Hill area. Read more…
Bedford Park

BronxNet hosts BETA Awards Ceremony

BronxNet celebrated its annual BETA Awards on Thursday, November 3 at the Lovinger Theatre in Lehman College’s Music Building. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Local Veterans Celebrates Marine Corps’ 241st

Local Marine Corps. veterans commemorated the military branch’s incredible milestone. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

St. Barnabas Hospital Triplets Celebrate 13th Birthdays

Triplets Jeylina, Jessica and Juliana Taveras returned to St. Barnabas Hospital to celebrate their 13th birthdays. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Throggs Neck

Trump golf course eyes waterfront expansion

Two proposals for the waterfront at Ferry Point Park - one involving the new president-elect – were presented to Community Board 10 Monday night, and each carries a very different vision of what the undeveloped waterfront land will be used for and who will be allowed to use it. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Jerome Park Reservoir access set for Nov. 19 & 20

A second public access event for the Jerome Park Reservoir has community leaders looking to the future. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Veterans’ Day Commemorated At Peace Memorial Plaza

In honor of Veterans’ Day, local elected officials, residents and veterans met at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza on Friday, November 11 for a time honored tradition. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Senator Klein Serves 9th Annual Veterans’ Breakfast

Local elected officials and community members saluted our nation’s courageous veterans in a pre-parade celebration at the Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

32nd Annual Bronx Veterans Parade In Throggs Neck

The 32nd annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck painted the town in red, white and blue. Read more…

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