Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017


Bronx Commons to showcase a music venue

Elected officials and community members broke ground on Friday, January 13 at what will be the new Bronx Commons which features the new Bronx Music Hall. Read more…
Co-op City

School District 11 Host ‘Math Rocks’ Event

School District 11 kicked off its ‘Math Rocks’ event with a special screening of the film, ‘Hidden Figures’. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Helps Educate Community Rabbis

Calvary Hospital and the National Association of Chevra Kadisha hosted an educational event at the hospital’s Bronx campus. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca Visits P.S. 14’s FAN4KIDS Exercise & Nutrition Program

Councilman James Vacca viewed a lesson taught as part of FAN4KIDS’ fitness and nutrition curriculum. Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Country Club

Planned patrol in 45th Pct. ready to roll

A community-based initiative to help police thwart the crime continues. Read more…
Castle Hill

Klein, Crespo & Palma Hosts 3 Kings Celebration At Sack Wern Houses

Three local elected officials and local children participated in the second annual Three Kings Celebration at the Sack Wern Houses. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto Visits AARP Driver Safety Course

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto sponsored an AARP Driver Safety Course on Saturday, January 14 at Fort Schuyler House. Read more…
Pelham Bay

P.S. 71 Honored As ‘Showcase School’

P.S. 71 was honored as a ‘Showcase School’ on Friday, January 13. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Mott Haven

Bronxites Create Bronx-Based Online TV

Bronx residents Marco Shalma and Gillian Todd are attempting to bring new media and some positivity to the South Bronx through an online TV channel called The Blox. Read more…

Executive board denies co-op shareholders a voice

Shareholders at Jamie Towers are still working to improve living conditions and work through an increase in carrying charges and maintenance fees. Read more…

Klein, Sepulveda Host 4th Annual 3 Kings Day Celebration

Two local elected officals and nearly 200 participants celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany at Holy Family Church. Read more…
Westchester Square

Owen Dolen Park Celebrates 3 Kings Day

Owne Dolen Recreation Center Afterschool Program hosted its festive Three Kings Day performance in Westchester Square. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Welcomes Back Young Alumnae

Preston High School welcomed back its most recent graduating class at the Young Alum Brunch. Read more…

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

3 Bronx failing schools targeted to close

Three New York City public schools in the Bronx will likely close at the end of the school year due to unmet academic benchmarks, the NYC Department of Education announced last week. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx officials to meet over missing mailboxes

The United States Postal Service is months into a major undertaking to make Bronx mailboxes harder to steal from, but the extended length of the project is a topic of growin concern by some borough officials. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

FIAME Serves 3 Kings Day Luncheon

The Forum for Italian American Educators toasted a few distinguished honorees at its annual Three Kings Day Luncheon. Read more…
City Island

Vacca Visits P.S. 175 Afterschool Program

Councilman James Vacca paid a surprise visit to the P.S. 175 Sports and Arts in School Foundation’s afterschool program on Friday, January 6. Read more…

RPI College Students Visit St. Raymond HS For STEM Day

RPI College students visited St. Raymond High School for Boys in celebration of STEM Day on Thursday, January 12. Read more…

Kingsbridge Octavitas Parranda History Workshop & Singing Practice

The Kingsbridge Octavitas Parranda History Workshop and Singing Practice filled St. James Recreation Center with the sound of joyful music. Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Mott Haven

Mott Haven and Hart Island part of Historic Districts Council’s ‘Six to Celebrate 2017’

Two historical places in the borough have been selected in for a special designation. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge school finally gets 4-way stop

For years, parents and school staff have raised concerns about the intersection at the rear entrance of P.S. 7 Milton Fein School in Kingsbridge. Read more…
Mott Haven

Senator Diaz Celebrates 3 Kings At P.S. 5

P.S. 5 students and their families celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany with local elected officials and community members on Saturday, January 7. Read more…

King Honors MLK At District Office Open House

Councilman Andy King honored the late civil rights leader during his recent district office open house. Read more…
Mott Haven

KIPP NYC Connects College Grads With Dream Careers

KIPP NYC hosted its annual job summit on Saturday, January 7 to help college grads in their career pursuits. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

‘State of the Chains’ shows 4.2 % growth

For the second year running, the Bronx has led all five NYC boroughs in chain store growth according to a report. Read more…

Parkchester South Condo settlement reached

Following a lengthy legal battle, a settlement has finally been reached with Parkchester South Condominium management over its ‘draconian’ maintenance fee increase. Read more…

St. Martin de Porres Society, St. Frances of Rome Honor MLK

St. Martin de Porres Society and St. Frances of Rome honored the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, January 15. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC Honor Bronx Matches Of The Year

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York formally recognized the Bronx Matches of the Year on Tuesday, January 10 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Read more…
Castle Hill

Abandoned Pitbulls Tied To Tree

Police discovered two pitbulls tied to a tree in Castle Hill last week. Read more…

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its first meeting of the new year! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Pelham Gardens

Bronx malls duke it out/It’s Bay Plaza vs. Baychester Square

The Department of City Planning has certified a Uniform Land Use Review Procedure for a proposed retail mall Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Delayed ice rink project gets state $$

The long-delayed plan to turn the Kingsbridge Armory into a nation’s largest ice skating facility got a major infusion of funding from Governor Andrew Cuomo in his first State of the State presentation in Albany on Monday, January 9. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Car Overturns On Grand Concourse

One person was injured after a car overturned on the Grand Concourse on Tuesday, January 10. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

PPNA Hosts NYPD Financial Assistance Support Officers

The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association hosted two special guests at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 10 at Bronx House. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Chamber Hosts Evening Business Networking Event

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recently hosted an exciting Evening Business Networking Event. Read more…

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