Thursday, May 25, 2017

Throggs Neck

Diaz Gives Cong. Espaillat Bx. Afghan

The borough president presented a fellow elected official a gift courtesy of the Bronx County Historical Society. Read more…
Concourse Village

CASA Hosts Affordable Housing Rally

Over 100 Bronx residents actively organizing in several tenant associations participated in a rally and march to protect affordable housing and call for an end to landlord practices that lead to displacement. Read more…
Hunts Point

Casita Maria Hosts Live Drag Performance

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Nonsense NYC editor, hosted live hip hop and drag performances in Hunts Point. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Hospital Hosts Alzheimer’s Forum

An informative health forum gave insight into a disease affecting five million Americans. Read more…
Westchester Square

Vacca Funds FDNY Squad 61

A local councilman made a generous donation for FDNY Squad 61. Read more…

Mural Arts Project, VIP’s Family Paint Fest

A family paint fest was held to help put the finishing touches on a mental health mural for a local school. Read more…
Castle Hill

Turner Founders’ Day At The Y

Over 40 Turner employees commemorated Turner Founders’ Day of Service at the Bronx YMCA by living by their company’s mission. Read more…

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pelham Parkway

Benedetto’s Keep Your Promise Campaign

Two elected officials and local eighth graders are asking Barnes and Noble Booksellers to make good on their promised return to our borough. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Fashion Week’s Evening Of Couture, Cuisine

Bronx Fashion Week and Affinity Health transformed the Bronx Museum of the Arts into a glamorous runway. Read more…

BP Diaz Kicks Off Bronx Week

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted an excitement-filled media preview and celebration for this year’s Bronx Week festivities. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Figueroa A NYS Woman of Distinction

Senator Jeff Klein formally recognized a local leader’s dedicated service to her community. Read more…

AARP Hosts Free Shredding Day

AARP hosted a free shredding day at Bronx Borough Hall to combat identity theft. Read more…
Hunts Point

Fire at vacant HP home claims two lives

A fire occurred inside an abandoned home in Hunts Point last week, which resulted in the death of two individuals, believed to be squatters. Read more…

WHEDco, NYU collab for Melrose exhibition

Women’s House and Economic Development Corporation recently collaborated with NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study for the “Narrating Our Neighborhood: The Melrose Oral History Project” exhibition at Boricua College. Read more…

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Throggs Neck

19th Annual Bankers Breakfast Held

The 19th annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast ‘Transforming the Bronx’ was celebrated at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

Eastchester Center for Cancer Care’s Cancer Survivor BBQ

A great time was shared by all who attended Eastchester Center for Cancer Care’s Cancer Survivor BBQ Celebration! Read more…
Westchester Square

Vet Center Opens In Westchester Square

The furriest of friends and caretakers celebrated the grand opening of a new veterinary center. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Klein Honors Local Jewish Leaders

Senator Jeff Klein paid homage to three local Jewish American leaders helping to make the Bronx a better place to live. Read more…

Seton Falls Hosts Park Ranger Tour

Bronxites feasted their eyes on Seton Falls Parks’ natural beauty. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Community on Patrol’ puts eyes on the road

A civic group dedicated to keeping streets safe and assisting their local precinct has activated its community patrol. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Gifford Avenue group home proposed

Community members on a small block recently learned of a new group home proposal for a long-vacant house on their street. Read more…

Monday, May 22, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Astor Services Hosts Awards Gala

Astor Services for Children and Families’ Young Professional Board commemorated a special occasion in the Big Apple. Read more…

Diaz Hosts Bx. Week Labor Breakfast

The borough president recently celebrated his fourth annual Bronx Week Labor Breakfast. Read more…

Children’s Hospital At Monte’s Prom

Over 100 teens enjoyed a fun-filled evening featuring food, music and dancing. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Jacobi Hospital’s Gala Awards Night

Two exemplary health leaders were recognized at this year’s celebration. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Divers Revitalize Orchard Beach

undreds of divers enjoyed a fun-filled beach adventure at the eighth annual Orchard Beach Clean-Up and Clam Bake. Read more…
Mott Haven

139th St. residents protest landlord, management

Tenants of 386 E. 139th Street, along with the South bronx Tenants Movement, recently held a press conference to explain their insufficient living conditions and take action against their landlord and management company. Read more…
Morris Heights

Morris Heights Health Center opens 8th facility

Morris Heights Health Center opened its eighth and newest Bronx Medical and Wellness Center at 1227 Edward L. Grant Highway on Thursday, May 11. Read more…

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Throggs Neck

AAU Bluewave Defeat Shooting Stars

The Amateur Athletic Union Bluewave basketball games were a slam dunk at St. Frances De Chantal School. Read more…

Diaz Honors All 12 Community Boards

The borough president formally recognized the Bronx’s 12 community boards in honor of Bronx Week. Read more…
Bedford Park

Celia Cruz Students Rehearse With Jazz Legend

Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music students rehearsed for an upcoming musical performance. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Vacca At P.S. 71’s ‘CATS’ Production

A local councilman attended a student-led production of a Broadway classic. Read more…
Throggs Neck

M.S. 101 Hosts Red Ribbon Ceremony

Students got creative in explaining why they will never use drugs. Read more…
Mott Haven

‘Capturing the Bronx: Bronx Photographers’ show

This Friday, the Bronx Photographers Collaborative will hold the opening reception of the ‘Capturing the Bronx: Bronx Photographers exhibition. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Hammond Cove dredging inches closer

The long-awaited dredging project for a waterway used for recreational boating is inching closer to becoming a reality. Read more…

Saturday, May 20, 2017


49th Precinct Hosts Job Fair

In its commitment to protect and serve the community, the 49th Precinct hosted its second annual job fair. Read more…

6 Pure Bison Born At Bronx Zoo

This baby boom will boost the Bronx Zoo’s bison conservation programs. Read more…
Morris Park

Community Board 11 Hosts Health Fair

Back by popular demand, Community Board 11’s Health Fair had everyone feeling good. Read more…
The Hub

Human Rights Holds African Community Forum

An informative forum was held for local African immigrants. Read more…
Mott Haven

Mott Haven Kids Perform ‘Unstoppable’

Mott Haven Academy’s Haven Kids Rock gave a crowd pleasing as well as eye opening performance of a brand new musical. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

PSA 7 sergeant Castro pens first action novel

A local police sergeant’s novel reveals the challenges police officers face protecting and serving their communities. Read more…

Landmark 103-year-old NYPL branch remade

A 103-year-old library celebrated its reopening after major renovations. Read more…

Friday, May 19, 2017

Throggs Neck

45th Pct. Community Council Breakfast

The 45th Precinct Community Council toasted local leaders and police officers at its annual breakfast gala and awards ceremony. Read more…
University Heights

BCC Hosts 39th Annual Run The Bronx

Bronx Community College served as a race track for its 39th annual Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Run the Bronx 10K, 5K and mile fitness walk. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Diaz Hosts Centenarian Celebration

The borough president formally recognized the Bronx’s oldest residents for this year’s Bronx Week. Read more…
Westchester Square

Scholastic And Photographic Awards Extended

Local high school seniors are encouraged to take part in honoring two late borough historians’ legacies. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Shoreline Fire In Pelham Bay Park

Firefighters battled a shoreline fire at Pelham Bay Park last week. Read more…

Mt. Carmel Neighborhood Senior Center Opens

A new senior center has opened its doors at 2405 Southern Boulevard. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bartender rubs $7 million prize/Woodlawn man wins NYS Lottery scratch-off

Michael Moriarty purchased a lottery ticket in Woodlawn Gift Shop on Katonah Avenue. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Heller takes the reins as CB 8 DM

Michael Heller started in the position Monday, May 15 after the board voted to instate him at its April meeting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vandals target trees on Trump Links golf course

The trespassers cut down four trees, all approximately 30-feet high, according to the NYPD. Read more…

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