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Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Hunts Point

Annual toy giveaway hosted by Diaz, Salamanca and NYSRP

On Tuesday, December 20, Senator Ruben Diaz, Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Edward Cox of the New York State Republican Party and others hosted the fourth annual ‘Toys Giveaway in the Bronx’ at I.S. 217 Rafael Hernandez School to give back to the community during the holiday season. Read more…
Co-op City

Councilman King, DSNY Honor M.S. 181 Student Volunteers

Councilman Andy King and NYC Department of Sanitation recognized 25 student volunteers’ work in cleaning up the 12th Council District. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Elementary Hosts Annual Christmas Show

In keeping with holiday tradition, St. Raymond Elementary School hosted its annual Christmas show on Tuesday, December 13 and Wednesday, December 14 inside the school’s auditorium. Read more…
Allerton

Allerton International Merchants Association holds annual ‘Santa at The Sanz’

The Allerton International Merchants Association’s ‘Santa at The Sanz’ was held on Saturday, December 17. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016

St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf students enjoyed completing a computer science event. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Spellman HS Hosts ‘Create 100’ Art Showcase

Cardinal Spellman High School’s ‘Create 100’ art showcase event was a true ‘stroke’ of artistic genius. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Food distribution honors Bekim Maloku

Pelham Parkway

Food distribution honors Bekim Maloku

A memorial event was held for the late Bekim Maloku on Saturday, December 17. Read more…
Children at the Union Community Health Center’s Behavioral Health Program were treated to a Christmas party and toys by Raymond and Annie Acosta on Thursday, December 15. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

A new program announced last week will help residents of the New York City Housing Authority get good paying union jobs close to home. Read more…
Morris Park

Residents suggest Van Nest community garden

A vacant lot in Morris Park that has sat as an eyesore for years may have a second life as a community garden, but only if city officials allow it. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point Resident Creates Winter Wonderland

Jim Lacas of Locust Point transforms his home into a winter wonderland every year. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston HS Hosts Holiday Flea Market

Families looking for some holiday gifts visited Preston High School for the school’s annual holiday flea market. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Waterbury-LaSalle Community Association’s Christmas Tree Lighting

The Waterbury-LaSalle community celebrated the Yuletide season in festive style! Read more…
Senator Jeff Klein and assemblymen Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto hosted their annual tree lighting at Rudy Macina Memorial Peace Plaza on Thursday, December 15. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 26, 2016

This year’s 49th Precinct Holiday Food Drive had another successful year. Read more…
Baychester

Holy Rosary Student Raises Money to Give School Supplies to Impoverished Immigrants

Many New York City children will be ready for school after the holiday break thanks to 10-year old Bronx resident Elizabeth Rodriguez. Read more…
Norwood

CB 7 Hosts Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Children and their families celebrated the holiday season at Community Board 7’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Read more…
Pelham Bay

PBMA Christmas Tree Lighting Brightens Spirits

The annual Pelham Bay Christmas Tree Lighting and Decorating Ceremony brightened the community’s spirit this holiday season. Read more…
Country Club

Villa Students Keep Neighbors Warm During Holidays

Villa Maria Academy kindergarten and first grade students are collecting winter gear for homeless neighbors this holiday season. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Morris Park

Morris Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj held a Christmas Tree Lighting in Morris Park that followed tree lighting at Peace Memorial Plaza earlier on Thursday, December 15. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016

Bedford Park

Bronx Opera celebrates 50 years with two productions

This year, the Bronx Opera will celebrate its 50th anniversary season by showcasing two Shakespeare productions. Read more…
Fordham

New Computer Program Created by Fordham Students Helps P.S. 85 Guide Families to Resources

A new computer program will help staff at P.S. 85 - and possibly other schools in the future - steer impoverished families to the city resources they need. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

‘Winter Health and Wellness Fair’ At Bronx House

An informative health and wellness event was held recently at the Bronx House. Read more…
Morrisania

OLA Parenting distributes gifts

Morrisania

OLA Parenting distributes gifts

The Our Lady of the Assumption Parenting Center hosted its annual Gift Giving Program in which over 50 presents were given to women and children residing at the Good Counsel Home. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Post 253 Celebrates Holiday Luncheon At VA Hospital

Kingsbridge Heights

Post 253 Celebrates Holiday Luncheon At VA Hospital

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 celebrated its annual Holiday Luncheon with veterans residing at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Read more…
Co-op City

Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at the Mall at Bay Plaza

Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at the Mall at Bay Plaza opened in the Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016

Rhymes with Crazy

State should let New Yorkers keep living, or die trying

Why is it our great state doesn’t let people sure to die of disease try new, untested medications? Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Veteran looks to help fellow vets with hugs

Sergeant Gonzalo Duran spent eight years of his life in a uniform as a U.S. Marine, but he spent the evening of Monday, December 5 dressed as Santa Claus. In front of a small crowd of young children and their parents at Confetti Kids on Westchester Avenue, Duran discussed a very serious topic: veteran suicides. Read more…
Morris Park

Christmas tradition continued by Morris Park business

Continuing an annual Christmas tradition, local business Giordano’s Big G is providing customers with assistance in preparation for the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Read more…
Bedford Park

52nd Precinct Hosts Holiday Parade

The 52nd Precinct spread holiday cheer with its inaugural holiday parade on Tuesday, December 13. Read more…
The recently established Bronx North Drug Free Community Coalition invited local youth to attend its monthly meeting Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Writers Kadia Blagrove and Kydee Williams created ‘Pop-Up Care Shop’ for SAMMON Build shelter women on Saturday, December 10. Read more…
Longwood

Longwood tenants sue landlord

Longwood

Longwood tenants sue landlord

Tenants at a south Bronx building announced they were suing their landlord. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Basketball players visit Montefiore children

Former Knicks players Larry Johnson and former St. John’s standout and Miami Heat player and Anthony Mason Jr. visited The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore on Wednesday, December 14. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Walton indicted on sex abuse charges, civil lawsuit filed

Former 49th Precinct Commander Deputy Inspector Keith Walton was indicted Wednesday, December 14, on sex abuse charges just as a separate civil lawsuit was filed against him by another former underling. Read more…
Bedford Park

Stagg submits plan for Van Cortlandt Ave. project

The Purchase-based Stagg Group has submitted plans to build a 13-story apartment building at 150 Van Cortlandt Avenue, the former site of a gas station and auto repair shop. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx Democrats Hosts Christmas Party

Westchester Square

Bronx Democrats Hosts Christmas Party

The Bronx Democratic County Committee had a merry time celebrating the holidays at its annual Christmas Party at the Chippewa Democratic Club. Read more…
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce held its annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive on Wednesday, December 14. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
The Westchester Square Business Improvement District held its Holiday Celebration for the public at Owen Dolen Park. Read more…
Williamsbridge

A fire at Williamsbridge motel is under investigation

A fire is under investigation. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Let’s end the ecconomic war on college students

You know what’s terrible? Predatory student loans, that’s what. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016

A merry time was had by all who attended the always fun Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Christmas party. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016

Two little leagues received training and equipment recently that may save a life. Read more…
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