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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

NYC Parks ‘SPARX’ Bronx girls’ imaginations

SPARX is a free hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math enrichment program for girls of all abilities, grades six to 12 hosted by NYC Parks Department’s computer resource centers in our borough. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Pharmacy and deli hybrid opens on Boston Road

Nick’s Drugs, a new pharmacy and mini-market store located at 3060 Boston Road, recently opened its doors, giving the community on the Boston Road stretch a mom-and-pop store where they can accomplish purchasing their drug prescriptions and completing their food shopping in the same place. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYPL for The Performing Arts Celebrates 50 Years

Councilman Andy King, who sits as the chair of the cities subcommittee on libraries, attended The New York Public Library for The Performing Arts’ 50th Anniversary Gala. The event took place at […] Read more…
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Valentine’s Day Business Networking event, where members of the chamber, as well as individuals from other local businesses, who took the opportunity of the Valentine’s Day holiday to network and connect with others. Read more…

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Pelham Bay

Improvements discusses at 3555 Bruckner Boulevard

On Wednesday, February 17, the Tenants Association of 3555 Bruckner Boulevard held a tenants meeting to discuss the recent improvements that have been made to their building, as well as future issues that still need to be addressed and fixed. Read more…
Fordham

Free Tax Preparation offered in Fordham by Councilman Torres, Urban Upbound

Tax season is often a daunting time for many in the borough, but help is on the way. Read more…
Concourse

Dollhouse Emancipation Fashion Show

Concourse

Dollhouse Emancipation Fashion Show

Presented by Aval and Company, the Dollhouse Emancipation Fashion Show held Friday, February 12 witnessed guests enjoying an evening of art, networking, spoken word and high fashion as they journeyed through the historical Andrew Freedman Manor located at 1125 Grand Concourse. Read more…
Senator Ruben Diaz, along with assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and Michael Blake, recently hosted and celebrated the fourth annual African American Abrazo in New York at Maestro’s Caterers, which honored four African Americans who have contributed to the city and state of New York. Read more…

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District celebrated its tenth anniversary on Friday, February 19 at an event held inside the Bronx Zoo’s Schiff Family Great Hall. Read more…
Pelham Bay

City Island filmmakers expose dangerous Shore Road conditions

A short film released last week revealed there is no smooth sailing for motorists traveling Shore Road. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Diaz Celebrates Black History Month

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. held his annual Black History Month celebration on Thursday, February 11 at Eastwood Manor Banquet to formally recognize community leaders for their various contributions. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Morris Park

“Soulless”

Ismael Manzano first fell in love with writing while in high school. He especially enjoyed science fiction, and poured over urban fantasy stories. Read more…
Wakefield

Potential HIV Housing Development

A proposal for a new housing development that would assist individuals living with HIV is stirring a reaction in Wakefield. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay New York Public Library holds remembrance of Dr. King

The New York Public Library’s Pelham Bay Branch had a presentation on Wednesday, February 10 to celebrate Black History Month. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

New board for PPHTA sworn in by Vacca

Councilman James Vacca recently swore in members of the new executive board of the Pelham Parkway Houses Tenants Association. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Merchant uproar over bus bulbs installations in east Bronx

Bronx Times Reporter

Merchant uproar over bus bulbs installations in east Bronx

Zerega merchants came together with Community Board 10 to call on the city to provide sanitation services for newly installed bus bulbs. Read more…
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., delivered the annual State of the Borough Address at Cardinal Hayes High School on Friday, February 19. Read more…
Fordham

Black History Month honored by Kittay House

Seniors of all races at Jewish Home Lifecare’s Kittay House recently celebrated and honored Black History Month by performing spirituals and reciting poetry of Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou, among works from other African and African American poets. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Tax season phone scams targeting seniors on the rise

Tax season is here, and this year, it has brought phone scams looking to prey on the borough’s elderly. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade to remember 21 honorary grand marshals

When the 18th annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Parade steps off, some extraordinary community members will be posthumously honored. Read more…
Castle Hill

Proposed homeless shelter not supported by locals

A proposed homeless shelter, which will be located at 2086 Bruckner Boulevard, has received negative reactions and responses from the community. Read more…
Councilman James Vacca visited the P&J Beacon/Fort Schulyer House Buddies Program on Friday, February 12 which saw I.S. 192 Beacon Program students partnered with Fort Schulyer House seniors as their buddies. Read more…
The Albanian-American community came together to celebrates the 8th anniversary of the Independence of Kosova in Morris Park on Saturday, February 20. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Monday, January 22, 4:21 a.m. - Police responded to a call of a man shot near the corners of St. Mary’s Street and Crimmins Avenue. When they responded, they found the 20-year-old victim shot in the back, chest, left hand and the buttock. The victim was transported to Lincoln Hospital, where he died at 4:45 p.m. Read more…
Jacobi Medical Center held its ‘Show Your Love, Share Your HIV Status’ Valetines Day HIV testing event at the hospital on Thursday, February 11. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Gives 7th State of the Borough Speech

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. gave his 7th annual State of the Borough Speech on Thursday, February 18, and delivered new proposals geared towards economic growth and educational reform. Read more…
Longwood

Results are In: New Councilman for District 17

Rafael Salamanca will soon represent the south Bronx in City Council D17. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

inal lap does in Rams’ Lundy at Milrose Games

Conor Lundy’s hands immediately went to his head instead of in the air as he envisioned. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hayes’ Allen picks Robert Morris

Clive Allen reinvented himself to secure his future. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Meeting on Kingsbridge Armory held by Senator Rivera

On Wednesday, February 17, Senator Gustavo Rivera hosted a meeting in the King Hall of Monroe College about the progress of turning the Kingsbridge Armory into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center. Read more…
The Fordham Road Business Improvement District commemorated ten years of growth and service during its annual Meeting of the Membership held last Friday, February 19 inside the Bronx Zoo’s Schiff Family Great Hall. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Fordham

Winterfest in Fordham

NYC Parks Department of Recreation for the Bronx hosted ‘Winterfest 2016’ on Saturday, February 6 in Fordam at the St.James Recreation Center on Jerome Avenue. The event included performances, sports clinics, demonstrations, games, raffles, safety awards, and giveaways. The NY Rangers hosted a hockey clinic at the center on a giant inflatable hockey rink. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Locust Point

Locust Point Civic holds Super Bowl watch party

The Locust Point Civic Association held a Super Bowl watch party at their Civic Center on Sunday, February 7. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Providence Rest Nursing Home in Country Club held is first annual card party on Saturday, February 13 at the facility. Read more…
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