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Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Mott Haven

State eyes developers for Harlem River railyard

The Empire State Development has issued a request for expression of interest from developers to gauge their interest in the 13 acres south Bronx rail yard located in its state DOT-owned 96-acre Harlem River Yards. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Diaz Hosts 14th Annual Bronx DiVA Spa Event

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and others enjoyed a relaxing, fun-filled spa day at Hostos Community College. Read more…
Soundview

Leake & Watts Celebrate Holiday Festival

With the holidays soon approaching, children from the Castle Hill and Soundview area celebrated the season at the Leake and Watts hosts ‘Holiday Festival’ on Saturday, December 10. Read more…
St. Barnabas Hospital, P.S. 59 students, seniors and Emerald Society of Band Pipers celebrated the hospital’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in style. Read more…
Van Nest

VNNA Hosts Christmas Tree Lighting

The Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting helped brighten residents’ spirits this holiday season. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016

Throggs Neck

Korony Post 253 wraps up annual toy drive

Throggs Neck

Korony Post 253 wraps up annual toy drive

A local holiday toy drive delivered for needy borough children. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Pols to USPS: Put back the blue mailboxes

Elected officials are calling for the United States Postal Service to replace mailboxes that the organization removed earlier this year to make security updates. The new mailboxes are supposed to have a small slot through which mail can be placed instead of the small, hinged door. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Celebrates Christmas Tree Lighting

Co-op City residents got into the holiday spirit by participating in a treasured neighborhood tradition. Read more…
Soundview

Ernst & Young Provides Gifts To Leake & Watts Kids

Ernst & Young provided holiday gifts to Leake & Watts children on Wednesday, December 7. Read more…
Woodstock

Southern Boulevard BID’s 5th Annual Children’s Coat Drive

The Southern Boulevard Business Improvement District helped local children stay warm this winter season with its fifth annual Children’s Coat Giveaway and Coat Drive. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Truck Strikes Westchester Avenue Overpass

A tractor trailer truck struck the Westchester Avenue overpass overlooking the Hutchinson River Parkway’s northbound lane on Friday, December 9 resulting in traffic delays. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Throggs Neck

Holiday scrooge robs youth softball league

The holiday season often brings out the best in people, inspiring acts of charity and good will towards men. But that wasn’t the case in Throggs Neck last month when an unknown person or persons broke into a storage shed at Veteran’s Bicentennial Park, vandalizing and stealing thousands in equipment from a girls youth softball League. Read more…
Castle Hill

HPD responds to Jamie Towers $$ complaints

In early November, Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. sent an open letter to Governor Cuomo asking for the reasons behind an increase in carrying charges and multiple fees at Jamie Towers. HPD responded Read more…
The Castle Hill Little League celebrated the holiday season in festive style with its second annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Korony Post 253 Distributes Thanksgiving Turkeys

This season of giving, the Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 and Acacia Network director Ravi Rampersaud delivered 18 turkeys to veteran families in need. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Shamrock Inn Toasts 20th Anniversary

Pelham Bay

Shamrock Inn Toasts 20th Anniversary

Patrons and staff at the Shamrock Inn toasted the Pelham Bay establishment’s 20th anniversary on Saturday, December 10. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Shamrock Inn Owner Donates To TN Vets Parade

A local business owner donated her winnings toward a noble cause. Read more…
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day recognizing local veteran activist leaders was held on Wednesday, December 7 at the Gasolina Bar and Lounge. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Pelham Parkway

49th Precinct Food Drive through Dec. 21

Pelham Parkway

49th Precinct Food Drive through Dec. 21

The annual 49th Precinct Holiday Food Drive kicked off. Read more…
Morris Park

Norovirus outbreak sickens P.S. 83 Annex students

Norovirus, more commonly referred to as stomach flu or food poisoning, is extremely common and highly contagious, especially in enclosed, highly populated spaces. Read more…
University Heights

Post 19 Provides Holiday Decorations To Veterans

University Heights

Post 19 Provides Holiday Decorations To Veterans

During this year’s season of giving, the John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post 19 gave back to hospitalized veteran in need of some much needed holiday cheer. Read more…
Allerton

CenterLight, National MedTrans’ Holiday Fleece Blanket Giveaway

CenterLight Healthcare and its transportation partner, National MedTrans helped spread warmth this holiday season by distributing fleece blankets to CenterLight PACE program participants. Read more…
Edgewater Park

Local Veterans Remember Pearl Harbor Attack

Local veterans marked the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack on Wednesday, December 7 at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016

Westchester Square

Renovations begin on new BCA headquarters

Construction on The Bronx Council on the Art’s long awaited new headquarters is underway. Read more…
Concourse

Artists collaborate on book celebrating their ‘abuelas’

Local poet and writer Peggy Robles-Alvarado and photographer Daisy Arroyo recently collaborate to release their new book, “The Abuela Stories”, which launched last Thursday, December 8. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park Community Association Hosts ‘Books With Bharati’

The Bharati Foundation and Morris Park Community Association hosted a fun-filled ‘Books with Bharati’ book reading night for the holiday season. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Firefighters battle house TN house fire

Throggs Neck

Firefighters battle house TN house fire

One person was injured in a late night private home fire on Sunday, December 11. Read more…
The Bronx Family Court Bar Association toasted a few distinguished individuals at its fourth annual Holiday Dinner at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Eastchester

McCall’s Bronxwood Funeral Home Celebrates 50th

The McCall’s Bronxwood Funeral Home commemorated its 50th anniversary with a Black Tie Christmas Gala on Saturday, December 10. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Zoodohos Peghe, Greek American Institute’s Service Award Luncheon

The Hellenic Community of Zoodohos Peghe and the Greek American Institute honored two exemplary leaders for their years of service. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

Throggs Neck

Pol’s $$ adds technology to pre-k classrooms

Pre-K classes at the Bronx Delta School are grateful for new technology provided with the help of Councilman Jimmy Vacca. Read more…
Hunts Point

Two toddlers die due to radiator malfunction

Two toddlers were killed by a radiator malfunction in a Hunts Point building. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

49th Precinct Hosts Christmas Party

Pelham Parkway

49th Precinct Hosts Christmas Party

The 49th Precinct hosted a holly, jolly Christmas party on Saturday, December 10. Read more…
Mount Hope

1 killed, 1 injured in Mt. Hope shooting

Mount Hope

1 killed, 1 injured in Mt. Hope shooting

One man is dead while another fights for his life after being shot this past Sunday in Mount Hope. Read more…
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. was the guest speaker at the Waterbury LaSalle Community and Homeowners Association’s monthly meeting. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

American Legion Distributes Gifts To Hospitalized Veterans

Members of various Bronx-based American Legion posts distributed holiday gifts to veterans undergoing hospitalization at the James J. Peters VA Hospital. Read more…
During this year’s season of giving, Transportation Alternatives Bronx Activist Committee organized a toy drive benefitting Concourse House. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Westchester Square

3 nabbed in bus assault/Pols call for Bx8 ‘special’ arrangement

NYPD officers arrested on Monday December 5, three girls in a connection to a potentially race-related attack on the BX8 bus. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

5 candidates announced for 13th Council seat

Bronx Times Reporter

5 candidates announced for 13th Council seat

As 2016 nears a close, five candidates have already announced their candidacy for next year’s 13th Council District primary race. Read more…
The Allerton International Merchants Association’s fourth annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony made everyone’s holiday spirit shine bright this season. Read more…
Parkchester

FDNY Battle Ellis Ave. Basement Fire

Parkchester

FDNY Battle Ellis Ave. Basement Fire

Firefighters made quick work extinguishing a Parkchester home’s basement fire last Friday. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Christmas Tree Lighting Brightens Spirits

The Throggs Neck community had a merry time celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at DeRosa and O’Boyle Triangle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

‘The Abuela Stories Project’ Book Launch

Award-winning poet and author Peggy Robles-Alvarado celebrated the launch of her third book, ‘The Abuela Stories Project’ at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Memorial Post 1456 Serves Holiday Luncheon

Throggs Neck

TN Memorial Post 1456 Serves Holiday Luncheon

Throggs Neck Memorial American Legion Post 1456 celebrated its festive holiday luncheon on Saturday, December 10 for Bronx VA Hospital veterans. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Santa Visits Throggs Neck Shopping Center

Throggs Neck

Santa Visits Throggs Neck Shopping Center

Throggs Neck families and their children met Santa Claus at the Throggs Neck Shopping Center to let him know what they want for the holidays. Read more…
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