Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck St. Pat’s Parade steps off March 13 at noon

Irish and community pride will be displayed in all its glory when the annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day brings people together. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Love Is All You Need in the Bronx

Three Bronx couples celebrate golden anniversaries in light of Valentines Day Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

MSQI sees debaters from Bronx schools

Students from the Bronx recently made their presence known at Middle School Quality Initiative Tournament 2 in Brooklyn, which included students from Bronx schools including Creston Academy, Eagle Academy-Bronx, Highbridge Green School, In-Tech Academy, JHSs 98, 118, 144, MS 101, P.S. 89, Urban Institutes of Math and Yong Scholars Academy. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Grand Concourse

Cultural Beauty Pageant Empowers Women

This March, African participants will take part in a culturally based beauty pageant, aimed to educate and empower women Read more…
Van Nest

VN slaughterhouse allegations unfounded

Allegations raised against Vivero Macca Live Poultry are being questioned for their authenticity. Read more…
Mount Hope

Bronx fathers assisted by Deeds Driven Dads

For the seventh consecutive year, Deeds Driven Dads, part of Fathers 4 Progress, launched its 2016 Responsible Fatherhood Training Series with the ‘I Am A Real Dad’ orientation, which offered workshops for Bronx fathers. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Throggs Neck

Pets find homes with New Beginnings Animal Rescue

For the past five years, New Beginnings Animal Rescue, an animal rescue shelter located at 2515 Newbold Avenue, has continued to provide pets in the Bronx with a temporary home before they find a permanent one. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Reads At Bartow Pell

As first of a three part ‘Poetry in the Parlors’ series, the Bartow Pell Mansion Museum in partnership with Four Way Books, hosted a Sunday January 31 event featuring 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning poet Gregory Pardlo. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Mott Haven

Mott Haven Waterfront to be Developed

Permits have been filed to build a 12 story hotel in a currently industrial section of the south Bronx Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Concourse Yard revisited for potential development

Wednesday, February 3 press conference held by Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. at Lehman College showcased his preliminary report addressing potential platform development at three borough railyard sites including the Concourse Yard, the East 149th Street Yard in Mott Haven and the 1 Train Yards connecting Riverdale and Kingsbridge at West 240th Street and Broadway. Read more…
Country Club

Providence Rest holds masquerade ball

Providence Rest, a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Country Club, held its first Masquerade Ball. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Grand Concourse bank seeks out ‘under-banked’ customers

Access to a quality bank is for everyone at Spring Bank, a borough-based lender that seeks to provide services to traditionally under-banked communities, its leaders believe. Read more…
City Island

City Island Nautical Museum installs 17 historically inspired replica windows

The City Island Nautical Museum is getting even more historic with some recent renovations to their classic schoolhouse building. Read more…
Westchester Square

Mayor de Blasio Continues “One City” Pledge

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his third “State of the City” address to a crowded theater at Lehman College Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

ILCHS officially opens new facility

International Leadership Charter High School recently held the grand opening of its academic facility at 3030 Riverdale Avenue on the corner of West 231st Street after spending the past decade at its previous location, 2900 Exterior Street. Read more…
Hunts Point

Bronx author teaches children to appreciate their differences

In addition to her work with community organizations, Sulma Arzu-Brown is the author of the bilingual book, ‘Bad Hair Does Not Exist! Pelo Malo No Existe!’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Nine Hayes football players sign National Letters of Intent

The best season in Cardinal Hayes football history ended with its largest group of players earning college scholarships. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Clinton’s Nunez signs with Wagner

Howard Langley saw something special in Edward Nunez very early on and was never given a reason not to think otherwise. It was just a matter of the DeWitt Clinton coach convincing college coaches of exactly what he already knew from late in Nunez’s freshman year. Read more…

Councilman King’s ‘Celebrating Our History’

In honor of Black History Month, Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program recognized civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams during their annual ‘Celebrating Our History’ event held on Monday, February 1 at Evanders Childs High School. Read more…
Mott Haven

New York Common Pantry Food Pantry opens in Mott Haven

New York Common Pantry held a grand opening for a new food pantry site in Mott Haven on Tuesday, February 2. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Five buildings may be landmarked

Several historic buildings that have been in landmarks limbo for decades will finally get an up or down vote on their future by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Morris Park women sexually assaulted in daylight

A sexual assault of a woman in Morris Park continues to shock that community even after a suspect was apprehended. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Strong second half sends Truman past rival Spellman

All Dyona Davis could hear in her head after halftime was the booming voice of coach John Burke saying how unhappy he was with the club’s first half effort. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Wings fly past WHEELS in second half

The defending PSAL city champions were given a good scare, but their perfect league season continues. Read more…

St. Raymond Elementary’s Science Fair

St. Raymond Elementary School held its annual science fair on Friday, February 5 which saw grades kindergarten through eight students competing for first place. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FreshDirect food donation to Food Bank for New York City

FreshDirect made good use of food and other items that could not be delivered due to Winter Storm Jonas. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx County Republican Party holds annual dinner

The Bronx County Republican Party held its annual dinner on Wednesday, February 3, Read more…
Mott Haven

‘Brawl in the Bronx’ Amateur Boxing Show

‘Brawl in the Bronx,’ a Saturday, January 30 amateur boxing show benefitting a local family suffering the loss of a loved one was held at the Willis Avenue Boxing Club. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto meets Mets manager

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, a die-hard New York Yankees fan met New York Mets manager Terry Collins in the New York State Assembly chambers recently. Read more…

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