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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Event to honor late historian Bill Twomey and historical figure Anne Hutchinson

A heroine from borough history will be remembered at an event that should please history buffs. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Grand Concourse tenants going without gas since June

Residents at 1777 Grand Concourse are in the midst of the holiday season with no gas in their apartments. Read more…
South Bronxites were thankful for FreshDirect, Keith Rubenstein of Somerset Partners and local merchants’ generosity during the season of giving. Read more…
A surprise presentation took place at the Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253’s most recent meeting. Read more…
In honor of the season of giving, St. John School hosted a Bless Our Winter Coat Drive on Wednesday, November 23. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

Castle Hill

Jamie Towers sees higher fees, but worsening conditions

Residents at Jamie Towers, a four building complex at Olmstead, Seward and Pugsley Avenues, are unhappy with the conditions in their building and reaching out to the state for help. They have seen an increase in non-state approved fees despite dealing with unsatisfactory conditions. Read more…
Concourse Village

Dunkin’ Donuts Opens At BJ’s Wholesale Club

BJ’s Wholesale Club shoppers and Bronxites now run on Dunkin’ with grand opening of 610 Exterior Street restaurant. Read more…
With Thanksgiving approaching, Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj donated hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys to local families and seniors on Monday, November 21. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Church Hosts Multicultural Mass

Parkchester

St. Helena Church Hosts Multicultural Mass

St. Helena Church’s faithful celebrated their parish’s annual Multicultural Mass recently. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Morris Park

Bakeries rolling in the dough so far this holiday season

With Thanksgiving already a memory, the holiday season is in full swing as millions deck the halls and hit the stores. While online sales continue to cut into retail businesses, Bronx bakeries said their business is booming. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Dinowitz’s Holiday Food Drive Makes Huge First Donations

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and others lent a helping hand to local families in need this holiday season. Read more…
Mayor Bill de Blasio attended a 12th Council District Town Hall Meeting on Monday, November 21 at the Academy for Scholarship and Entrepreneuship. Read more…
Morris Heights

Roadway Moving Distributes Over 500 Turkeys

Morris Heights

Roadway Moving Distributes Over 500 Turkeys

Roadway Moving distributed over 500 turkeys to two locations on Monday, November 21. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Longwood

Knife-wielding teen shot by police

Longwood

Knife-wielding teen shot by police

A knife-wielding 19-year-old man who was shot and wounded by police has been charged after threatening officers last week. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Korony Post holds toy drive for borough’s neediest

A Throggs Neck veterans group is currently holding a toy drive. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Distributes Thanksgiving Meals

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Distributes Thanksgiving Meals

This Thanksgiving season, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. partnered with several public and private institutions to give back to neighborhoods and families throughout the Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Rehab Unit Serves Thanksgiving Celebration

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Rehab Unit Serves Thanksgiving Celebration

Jacobi Medical Center Rehabilitation Unit staff and patients enjoyed a fulfilling Thanksgiving celebration on Thursday, November 24. Read more…
Williamsbridge

R.A.I.N. Gun Hill Senior Center Earns Award

Williamsbridge

R.A.I.N. Gun Hill Senior Center Earns Award

The R.A.I.N. Gun Hill Senior Center earned a prestigious honor recently. Read more…
Westchester Square

Vacca Teaches Schulyerville Prep Students

Westchester Square

Vacca Teaches Schulyerville Prep Students

Councilman James Vacca gave an informative political lesson to Schulyerville Prep students. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016

New York Common Pantry had its annual turkey giveaway on November 18 at its Bronx location in Mott Haven. The giveaway, which the pantry runs with the New York Mets, served about 100 people. Read more…
A devastating fire in Longwood has left 20 families homeless and an elderly resident fighting for her life. Read more…
West Farms

NYC Council approves Lambert Houses rebuilding plan

The New York City Council approved a plan to provide funding for rebuilding Lambert Houses. Read more…
Morrisania

Angel Reyes Teaches Bomba Drumming

Renowned percussionist Angel Reyes conducted a master Puerto Rican bomba drum class at the Bronx Music Heritage Center Labratory. Read more…
The Huntington Free Library was the stage for a BSou Repertory Theater Company production. Read more…
The recently formed Bronx North Community Drug Free Coalition hosted its second meeting on Friday, November 18 at 2910 Bronx Park East. Read more…
University Heights

Centers Health Care Serve Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

University Heights

Centers Health Care Serve Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

This season of giving, Centers Health Care distributed delicious Thanksgiving pies for residents and employees at the Hope Center and University Nursing Home. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

New York Residence celebrated on Friday, November 18 the opening of what they are calling the ‘nicest real estate brokerage office in the Bronx’ on East 188th Street in Fordham. Read more…
Just as temperatures plunged after a welcome warm spell, dozens of residents of the 12th Council District lined up outside the office of Andy King on Gun Hill Road November 21 looking for warm winter coats. Read more…
Country Club

Local activist encourages residents to ‘Light Up the Night’

Community activist Michael McNerney and the Country Club Civic Association recently started ‘Operation Light Up the Night’, a new initiative which helps prevent criminal activity while bringing the neighborhood closer together. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto Distributes Turkeys To TN Houses

With Thanksgiving just a day away, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto helped community leaders distribute turkeys to Throggs Neck Houses residents. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Hunger Free America Serves Thanksgiving Week Events

Hunger Free America hosted media events on Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23 at emergency food and social service in all five boroughs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club’s 50th Annual Christmas Tree Ball

The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club will celebrate its 50th annual Christmas Tree Ball on Friday, December 2 at Cipriani’s. Read more…
Mount Hope

Family Serves Thanksgiving Meals To South Bronx Homebound

Dan, Beverly, Bella and Jonathan Bartfeld spent Thanksgiving morning giving back to homebound elderly Citymeals on Wheels recipients in the south Bronx. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

The 49th Precinct community welcomed its new commanding officer at a recent meeting of its precinct council. Read more…
Soundview

Shuttered ABC Carpet leaves hole in Soundview

The 250,000-square-foot ABC Carpet and Home warehouse, opened 33 years ago as a discount warehouse for excess product, is being vacated. Read more…
Hunts Point

Baldor Specialty Foods Spreads Holiday Cheer

Baldor Specialty Foods spread holiday cheer to Hunts Point neighbors on Saturday, November 19. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Good Scout Award Reception

The Bronx Good Scout Award Reception benefiting all Bronx scouts was held on Tuesday, November 22 at F&J Pine Restaurant. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Greek American Institute Student Council Donates To Love Kitchen

The Greek American Institute Student Council, parents and others volunteered their time helping others at the Love Kitchen. Read more…
Lead by Example and Reverse the Trend and the Joint Remedial Process Team hosted an informative and engaging Stop and Frisk Public Forum recently. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

University Heights

Hope Center Salutes National Guard Vet

The Hope Center saluted one of its great employees for his service to both seniors and his country. Read more…
The New York Yankees and Krasdale Foods pitched in to help Bronx families in need of Thanksgiving meals. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Longwood

Bronx Great American Smokeout Event

As the nation celebrated the Great American Smokeout and Thanksgiving, Bronxites were thankful that Sports Foundation implemented a Tobacco Free Outdoor Policy recently. Read more…
Van Nest

Joe McManus Attends VNNA Meeting

Joe McManus, 80th Assembly District Land Use Committee chairman, was the guest speaker for the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s November meeting. Read more…
Country Club

Villa Maria Academy Salutes Veterans

Country Club

Villa Maria Academy Salutes Veterans

Villa Maria Academy celebrated Veterans Day with a few local veterans. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

St. Francis Xavier School students and faculty competed in a fun-filled volleyball game. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Engages Youth

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met with children at the Soundview Community Service to discuss drug prevention and awareness. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

The Morris Park Kiwanis and Villa Maria Academy students helped Bronx families in need of Thanksgiving meals. Read more…
Mott Haven

P.S. 65 Serves 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Feast

P.S. 65 served its second annual Thanksgiving Feast on Saturday, November 19. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016

Fordham

MBBA Hosts Bronx Community Law Day

Fordham

MBBA Hosts Bronx Community Law Day

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosted ‘Bronx Community Law Day’ on Saturday, November 12 at Bronx Library Center. Read more…
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