Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

Pelham Bay

Bronx GOP spreads youth holiday cheer at Winter Wonderland

The Bronx GOP held its annual Winter Wonderland holiday party for children on Sunday, December 18. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Red Hat Roses donates toys to Engine 89/Ladder 50 drive

The Bronx Red Hat Roses donated toys towards an FDNY holiday toy drive. Read more…

St. Barnabas children receive holiday cheer from ‘princesses’

Princesses from Disney’s Frozen brightened the holiday season of children at St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017

Pelham Bay

Vacant home on Gifford Avenue experiences collapse

A two-story vacant home at 2717 Gifford Avenue is currently in the process of being repaired after experiencing a recent collapse, which could have resulted from a massive fire on the property six years ago. Read more…
Westchester Square

GB Project holds Party with Santa and Toy Giveaway

The GB Project held its first Party with Santa and Toy Giveaway at Sidestreet Lounge and Catering Hall on Saturday, December 17. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Plaza Rehab holiday show for residents

The Plaza Rehab and Nursing Center in Kingsbridge Heights held a holiday show. Read more…
Westchester Square

WSZIO decorates Westchester Square branch library window

WSZIO decorated a library window. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Grand Concourse-based Essen Healthcare seeks to open doors for international medical graduates

A locally based private practice medical network is ‘paying it forward’ by helping internationally trained doctors gain residencies. Read more…
Castle Hill

Police officer hosts middle school essay contest

Officer Kaminie Jeeuth, of the 46th Precinct, held an essay contest this fall for students at Henry Hudson middle school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz, Bronx Zoo team up to give toys to military families

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. distributed toys to military families from the borough at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo on Saturday, December 17. Read more…

Cardinal Spellman Give a Gift program a success

A local high school held their Give-A-Gift program. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Concert celebrates the 121st anniversary of Puerto Rican flag

Hostos Community College hosted a celebration of the 121st anniversary of the Puerto Rican flag. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Clintons Visit New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Bill and Hillary Clinton visited NYBG. Read more…

Monday, Jan. 2, 2017

Throggs Neck

TN, Whitestone toll lanes gone by fall 2017

If you’re tired of waiting in lines to pay tolls, your life may get a little easier by this time next year. Mayor Governor Cuomo announced on Wednesday, December 21 cash lanes will be removed in 2017 from all Metropolitan Transit Authority bridges throughout the state. This included tolls for the Throgs Neck Bridge and the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City & State honors 50 Bronxites including Bronx Times publisher

City & State, a newspaper that covers New York city and state government, honored the 50 most powerful people in borough. Read more…

Cardinal Spellman High School Christmas Concert celebrates holiday season

Cardinal Spellman High School showcased their Christmas spirit. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Assemblyman Gjonaj visits New York Institute for Special Education to spread cheer

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj visited a NYISE holiday celebration. Read more…
Castle Hill

Bronx Y.M.C.A. holds annual Breakfast with Santa event

The Bronx Y.M.C.A. held its annual ‘Breakfast with Santa’ event Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017


BP, hometown rapper donate computers to local school

Last week, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. joined forced with Bronx-born rapper Fat Joe to announce the donation of 20 new computers to P.S. 146 Edward Collins for the holiday season. Read more…

Tenants rally against infamous landlord

A year after being named the worst landlord in New York City, Ved Parkash is still drawing the ire of his tenants over conditions in his buildings. Read more…

Children treated to holiday musical performance at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Santa Claus gave a musical performance at CHAM. Read more…

James Monroe Senior Center hosts Christmas party

The James Monroe Senior Center celebrated the holidays with its 56th Annual Christmas Party for seniors. Read more…
Grand Concourse

NYC Health + Hospitals holds meeting on future of healthcare in city

NYC Health + Hospitals engaged the pubic at a recent Grand Concourse meeting. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Van Cortlandt Jewish Center’s Sisterhood Chanuckah Party

The Van Cortlandt Jewish Center Sisterhood held a Chanukah Party. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Armory project remains stalled in litigation

Plans to build the largest indoor ice hockey facility in the country at the former Kingsbridge Armory remain on hold after a lawsuit filed against the city was thrown out by a judge last week. Read more…
Mott Haven

Bronx firm moves to Indiana, jobs lost

Approximately 58 employees could be without jobs heading into the new year following a relocation of the long-standing Bronx-based business Zero International. Allegion, a security solutions company, is moving the business to Indiana after it was based in the Bronx for 89 years. Read more…
West Farms

Run2Live, Jackson family donates gifts to Astor children at P.S. 352

Children at Astor Services and Families’ program at P.S. 352 got gifts. Read more…

Monsignor Scanlan sings to James Monroe seniors

Students from Monsignor Scanlan High School visited James Monroe Senior Center to sing. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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Throggs Neck

Rotary Club of the Bronx and St. Joseph School host holiday party

The Rotary Club of the Bronx teamed up with St. Joseph School for the Deaf to brighten the holidays of the children in the school. The toy giveaway and party on Thursday, December 22 included a holiday show with performances from the children and a visit by Santa Claus. Read more…

St. Raymond Elementary holds Ugly Sweater Contest

St. Raymond Elementary held a ugly sweater contest. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

Pelham Gardens

Baychester Square ULURP likely as opposition makes itself known

Community leaders and business owners hold a variety of different opinions about a Baychester Square development. Read more…
Rhymes with Crazy

The 10 worst helicopter parenting moments of 2016

This week, we count down some of the scariest moments of the year — for parents. Read more…
Morris Park

Norovius outbreak persists at P.S. 83 Annex

The NYC Department of Health returned to the PS 83 Annex in Morris Park during the holiday break after as a highly contagious stomach flu continues to sicken students and staff. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New York Botanical Garden hosts children’s holiday tree decorating

The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Children’s Holiday Tree Garden events took place over three days on December 14, 16 and 20. Read more…
Hunts Point

Triumph Construction makes holidays bright for 125 Hunts Point children

Triumph Construction Corporation threw a holiday party for 125 children ages three- to five-years-old at La Peninsula Head Start. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
Morris Park

MPCA hosts annual holiday party

The Morris Park Community Association hosted a holiday party at its headquarters on Friday, December 16 Read more…
Throggs Neck

Cross Bronx Expressway crash claims the life of three people

Three people died in a vehicle crash on the Cross Bronx Expressway. Read more…

United Federation of Teacher opens new teacher center

The UFT opened a teacher center. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Throggs Neck

Wilcox Avenue Tree Brightens Throggs Neck This Holiday Season

A Wilcox Avenue man decorated a large tree in front of his home. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

Pelham Bay

Our Lady of Assumption School holds Zumba fundraiser for Male Breast Cancer

OLA school raised funds for breast cancer awareness. Read more…

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