Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016


Torres: Traffic controls for Bronx Park East & Waring

Community members concerned about a dangerous intersection are mobilizing to call on the city for traffic controls. Read more…
Mott Haven

Diaz tells NFL star who lost ring: Bronx not ‘sinful’

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. wrote a letter to New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. after the NFL star lost his $25,000 diamond pinky ring last week in Sin City Cabaret, a south Bronx strip club. Read more…

Diaz, AT&T Host Little League Awards

An awards cerempony honored the winners of this year’s sixth annual Borough President’s Cup. Read more…
Hunts Point

2nd Annual Hunts Point Give Back Day

The second annual Hunts Point Give Back Day provided fresh produce for needy families just in time for Thanksgiving. Read more…
Mott Haven

NY1’s Pat Kiernan Reads To Mott Haven Charter Students

The New York Foundling Charter School Mott Haven Academy hosted NY1 Morning News anchor Pat Kiernan for a special book reading event. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Mott Haven

33rd Community Turkey Giveaway held in Mott Haven

In preparation for Thanksgiving, ArchCare at Home, formerly known as the Domincan Sisters Family Health Service, partnered with community activist Joel Fishman and his family to host the 33rd Community Turkey Giveaway in Mott Haven. Read more…
West Farms

Stop and Shop earmarks turkeys for food banks

Assemblyman Marcos Crespo visited the Stop & Shop Supermarket on East 174th Street last week to celebrate the store’s donation of 2,300 frozen turkeys to needy Bronx families. Read more…
Throggs Neck

John Cerini Serves As P.S. 304’s ‘Principal For A Day’

Throggs Neck Merchants Association treasurer John Cerini was principal for a day at P.S. 304. Read more…
Westchester Square

Howie Stone Adult Day Care Opens Art Center

Senator Jeff Klein, AHRC NYC and the family of the late Howie Stone celebrated an innovative art center’s grand opening. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Volunteers Graduate Partnerships For Parks Fellowship

Three Bronx volunteers graduated from the Partnerships For Parks Fellowship program on Wednesday, November 9. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct CO removed amid sex allegations

Community leaders cautioned against a rush to judgment concerning allegations about a well-liked former police precinct commanding officer. Read more…

Police seek tips in Wakefield hit-and-run accident

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance locating an individual who killed an elderly Wakefield man in a hit-and-run incident that occurred November 17. Read more…
Morris Park

33rd Annual Calvary Hospital Awards Gala

Calvary Hospital raised nearly $1 million for programs and services at its most recent awards gala. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Mothers Against Heroin Abuse Town Hall

Mothers Against Heroin Abuse attended a town hall meeting on Tuesday, November 15 sponsored by Senator Jeff Klein at the Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Westchester Square

Metro Optics’ Toy Drive Helps BronxWorks Children

With the holidays soon approaching, Metro Optics is helping to brighten BronxWorks children’s spirits this season. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

Pelham Bay

Rester USA, LP buys Pelham Bay Professional Center

A highly-sought after mixed-use property in Pelham Bay has been sold for potential retail and residential development. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 38 Celebrate Veterans’ Day

Members of the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 38 attended a Veterans’ Day memorial event held at the Winged Victory Monument in Pelham Bay Park. Read more…

Google, Heastie Host Computer Science Roadshow

Google and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie introduced Cornerstone Academy Middle School students to the wonders of computer science! Read more…

FIAME Book Night At The Belmont Library

A debut author was the featured guest for the Forum of Italian American Educators’ Meet the Author Book Night. Read more…
City Island

Diaz Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. toasted a few local leaders at his annual Puerto Rican Heritage Month celebration. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

Mott Haven

Seabury and Lyons Parks get fixups as part of Community Parks Initiative

Community members, city officials and residents broke ground at Seabury Park and Lyons Playground on November 17 to commorate new renovations that are coming over the next year as apart of the city’s Community Parks Initiative. Read more…
West Farms

Officials cut ribbon on affordable W. Farms housing

Developers, elected officials and community members gathered at 1500 Boone Avenue to commemorate the completion of new affordable housing in the South Bronx. The two new buildings - 1490 and 1500 Boone Avenue - are apart of a larger multi phase plan to redevelop sections of the Crotona Park East and West Farms Neighborhoods in the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Post 1456 Hosts Penny Sale

There was a great deal of fun had at th Throggs Neck Memorial American Legion Post 1456’s Penny Sale. Read more…
Edgewater Park

John Fraser Bryan Post 19 Celebrates Veterans Parade

The John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post 19 distributed refreshments at the Bronxonia Yacht Club following this year’s Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck. Read more…

Bronx Charter School For Better Learning Perform At Korea Society

The Bronx Charter School for Better Learning was invited by the consul general of the Republic of Korea to perform Korean songs for an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps entering Korea. Read more…
Throggs Neck

LtCol Ron Watson, MSgt Chris Devoy March In Vets Parade

Grand marshal retired U.S. Marine Corp. lieutenant colonel Ron Watson, his wife Elizabeth Watson and retired Vietnam Marine Corp. veteran master gunnery sergeant Chris Devoy marched in the 32nd annual Bronx Veterans’ Day Parade in Throggs Neck. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016

Morris Park

MP BID effort scores majority of property, biz owners

The creation of a Morris Park Business Improvement District took a big step forward. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CICA, 45th Precinct Community Council to NYPD: bring temporary sound baffling to Rodman’s Neck

The fight to get sound abatement at Rodman’s Neck continues. Read more…
Castle Hill

Fire At The Stevenson Commons

A fire was raging at the Stevenson Commons on Thursday, November 17. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Veterans Honored At Winged Victory Memorial

In honor of Veterans Day, the Bronx American Legion saluted our borough’s fallen 947 World War I soldiers and veterans from other wars for the ‘11th Hour Ceremony’. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Local Union 3 Distributes Food To St. Benedict’s Church

In the season of giving, Local Union 3 lent a helping hand to Bronxites in need of a Thanksgiving meal. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…

KIPP Academy Elementary School Unveils Mural

KIPP Academy Elementary School and Publicolor unveiled a mural helping to beautify the community. Read more…

Councilman King Distributes Free Turkeys

Councilman Andy King helped Bronxites in need of some Thanksgiving cheer! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Soldiers Salute P.S. 304

Troops stationed in Afghanistan expressed their appreciation for P.S. 304’s generosity. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Ferry Point Park

After hearings, questions on Ferry Point proposals remain

Two public hearings earlier this month offered a slew of new information on competing plans for Ferry Point Park, but questions on the minds of area residents remain unanswered. Read more…

WCS’ 96 Elephants Campaign Smashes Guinness World Record

The Bronx Zoo just smashed a world record with its 96 Elephants campaign. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

TNBA Hosts 21st Annual 5K Turkey Trot

On your marks, get set, trot! Read more…

NYBG Holiday Train Show Keeps Chugging Along

Celebrating its 25th year, the New York Botanical Garden’s ‘Holiday Train Show’ keeps chugging along. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Chamber Serves Veteran Heroes Luncheon

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce saluted a select few local veterans at its annual Veteran Heroes Luncheon. Read more…

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