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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Fordham

Home Gardening Programs At NYBG

New York Botanical Garden commemorated its 125th year with a fresh batch of home gardening programs. Read more…
Concourse

Universal Literacy’s Bronx Expansion

This school year, the initiative is being piloted in all elementary schools in Districts 9 and 10 in the Bronx as well as Districts 17 and 32 in Brooklyn. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Diaz Celebrates Women’s History Month

Kingsbridge Heights

Diaz Celebrates Women’s History Month

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. formally recognized a few exemplary female leaders at a prestigious ceremony. Read more…
Wakefield

Bronx Catholic School’s Science Fair

Students representing 37 Bronx Catholic Schools competed in this year’s borough-wide science fair. Read more…
Westchester Square

Bronx still last in health rankings for 8th year

For the eighth year in a row, the Bronx is once again the least healthiest county in the state according to the 2017 County Health Rankings by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin. Read more…
Country Club

SECA, CCCA look to calm 2 intersections

Two civic groups are coming together to work on a pair problematic intersections. Read more…

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Bedford Park

Diaz, Adams Host Gifted & Talented Hearing

Two borough presidents co-hosted an informative hearing discussing issues plaguing gifted and talented education in NYC public schools. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Hosts Mock Trial Workshop

Preston High School held its inaugural Mock Trial Workshop for seventh grade girls. Read more…
Tremont

Amida Care Hosts Dance Movement

An energetic event had Bronxites dancing to the beat of better health. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Scanlan Hosts Theatre Fundraiser

Throggs Neck

Scanlan Hosts Theatre Fundraiser

A Shaekspearean classic with a contemporary twist was performed for everyone’s enjoyment at Monsignor Scanlan High School. Read more…
Throggs Neck

PO Haste resigns before Graham shooting decision

NYPD officer and Throggs Neck native Richard Haste resigned from the force on Friday, March 24 following a department decision in his fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham. Read more…
Westchester Square

‘The Bronx Now’ spotlights Bronx businesses

BronxNet is debuting a new show called ‘The Bronx Now’ on Monday, April 3 which will bring Bronx businesses into the spotlight. Read more…

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Morris Park

Electeds Celebrate Abrazo Garifuna In NY

Morris Park

Electeds Celebrate Abrazo Garifuna In NY

Local elected officials commemorated Garifuna Heritage Month with a time honored tradition. Read more…
Mott Haven

Hetrick-Martin Hosts LGBTQ Youth Summit

Mott Haven

Hetrick-Martin Hosts LGBTQ Youth Summit

The borough’s LGBTQ youth had fun learning at a recent summit. Read more…
Woodlawn

Engel, Dolan March In Yonkers St. Pat’s Parade

Congressman Eliot Engel and Timothy Cardinal Dolan marched in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Yonkers. Read more…
University Heights

National Council Of Negro Women Honorees

The National Council of Negro Women North Bronx Section paid homage to the borough’s extraordinary women making a difference in their communities. Read more…
Baychester

CB 12 approves Baychester Square retail project

Members of Community Board 12 took a big step forward in throwing their support behind a major retail center in planned for a vacant lot on East Gun Hill Road, just off Interstate 95. Read more…

Monday, April 3, 2017

Westchester Square

Huntington Library Hosts DAR Meeting

A meeting of historic proportions was held at the Huntington Free Library! Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Parish’s Flea Market

Parkchester

St. Helena Parish’s Flea Market

There was a great deal of fun and savings to be had at St. Helena Church’s Parish Flea Market. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Temple Hatikva Celebrates Purim

Temple Hatikva’s faithful celebrated pre-Purim Shabbat service with costumes and food donations. Read more…
Tremont

Mural Arts Project Reviews C.S. 211 Mural

The public got a sneak peek at a draft design for a mental health mural coming to C.S. 211. Read more…
Parkchester

High Speed Pursuit In Parkchester

Parkchester

High Speed Pursuit In Parkchester

A repeat offender led police on a dangerous high speed pursuit in Parkchester last week. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct gets timely replacement

There is a new commanding officer ‘on the job’ at the 45th Precinct. Read more…
Last week, One World Middle School started a ‘Pledge For Peace’ campaign to raise awareness about gun violence. Read more…

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Norwood

Broadway Stars Perform At CHAM

Young patients were dazzled by the stars of Broadway. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Klein, Cohen Fund RKA Renovation

Senator Jeff Klein and Councilman Andrew Cohen made a generous investment for Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy’s future. Read more…
Belmont

Torres, McCray Tour Marsha’s House

Elected officials embarked on a tour of a brand new LGBTQ shelter here in our borough! Read more…
Longwood

FDNY Battle E. 156th Street Fire

Longwood

FDNY Battle E. 156th Street Fire

Firefighters made quick work extinguishing a fire inside a 5-story apartment building last week in Longwood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Jacobi, CB 10 hosts ‘Stop the Bleed’ training

Bronx Times Reporter

Jacobi, CB 10 hosts ‘Stop the Bleed’ training

Local doctors are teaming up with community to bring a program to the people that trains civilians in the wound care basics. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Trump Links, Marano get golf carts for VA

Kingsbridge Heights

Trump Links, Marano get golf carts for VA

Veterans with mobility issues who visit Kingsbridge’s VA hospital may soon find it easier to make their way around. Read more…

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Allerton

Allerton Merchants’ St Pat’s Paint Party

Allerton International Merchants Association painted the town green for St. Paddy’s Day! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein Tours Rikers Island, Jail Facility

Bronx Times Reporter

Klein Tours Rikers Island, Jail Facility

Senator Jeff Klein made a special announcement at Rikers Island. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas Hospital’s ICU Honored

Belmont

St. Barnabas Hospital’s ICU Honored

A local hospital recently received a prestigious honor. Read more…
Concourse Village

Gibson’s Women HerStory Month Celebration

Concourse Village

Gibson’s Women HerStory Month Celebration

A local elected official commemorated four extraordinary Bronx women for their commitment to our borough’s success. Read more…
Wakefield

Repave Inc. Truck Overturns In Wakefield

Wakefield

Repave Inc. Truck Overturns In Wakefield

A fast thinking truck driver’s actions prevented an accident from becoming much worst last week in Wakefield. Read more…
Baychester

Pack 162 Hosts Blue & Gold Banquet

Baychester

Pack 162 Hosts Blue & Gold Banquet

Victory was a sweet treat for the Carol Ann Behrendt Red Hawks Cub Scouts Pack 162. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…
West Farms

Bronxites remember devastating Happy Land tragedy

Saturday, March 25 marked the 27th anniversary of the devastating Happy Land Social Club fire. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Graphic LP artist showcases album jackets

Bronx Times Reporter

Graphic LP artist showcases album jackets

A graphic designer who had a long career designing LP album art is being showcased at a senior center exhibition. Read more…
Castle Hill

FDNY find marijuana ‘Grow House’ responding to fire

Members of the FDNY discovered a ‘grow farm’ at 2131 Chatterton Avenue on Saturday, March 25 at 11:30 p.m. Read more…

Friday, March 31, 2017

Parkchester

St. Raymond Parish Art Show A Visual Feast

Parkchester

St. Raymond Parish Art Show A Visual Feast

St. Raymond students’ artistic side was on full display at their parish’s annual art show. Read more…
Castle Hill

Lotus Flame Hosts Phagwah Holi Mela

Castle Hill

Lotus Flame Hosts Phagwah Holi Mela

Hindus and Bronxites let their colors shine bright in a vibrant springtime celebration. Read more…
Westchester Square

Jazz Night At The Huntington Library

Westchester Square

Jazz Night At The Huntington Library

The spirit of the Jazz Age was alive and well for ‘Jazz Night at the Huntington’! Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School’s PJ Party

St. Francis Xavier School enjoyed a fun-filled evening at their school. Read more…
Morrisania

FDNY, EMTs Honor Yadira Arroyo

Morrisania

FDNY, EMTs Honor Yadira Arroyo

Emergency service members and residents expressed their solidarity to the family, friends and FDNY family of a brave EMT killed in the line of duty. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Rd. Gets New Receptacles

Kingsbridge Road received an upgrade to ensure a cleaner tomorrow. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Hit-and-run arrest made/Mayflower Ave. man charged in Gio Nin’s death

Last week, 44-year old Victor Pelaez was arrested in connected to last year’s hit-and-run on East Tremont Avenue which resulted in the death of 26-year old Giovanni Nin. Read more…
City Island

Seafood City makes changes after infamous brawl

The owners of a popular City Island seafood restaurant are working with local leaders to make the establishment safer following a huge brawl caught on video in February. Read more…

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Bedford Park

Lehman College Exhibits ‘Alien Nations’

Lehman College Art Gallery is now home to a unique, thought-provoking exhibit. Read more…
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