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Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Throggs Neck

Throgs Neck, Whitestone to get LED lighting

Bronx residents will soon see the MTA bridges in a new light, literally, as plans to install new LED lighting on all of New York City’s MTA bridges are moving ahead. Read more…
Highbridge

NYCHA plans upgrades to 991 Bronx apartments

An expansion of the New York City Housing Authority’s Permanent Affordability Commitment Together program could mean much needed repairs for approximately 1,000 apartments in the Bronx. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Heights Octavitas Parranda

Despite the cold weather, the inaugural Kingsbridge Octavitas Parranda on Saturday, January 14 helped warm residents’ holiday spirits through a unique Caribbean holiday caroling tradition. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Spreads 3 Kings Day Cheer

Councilman Rafael Salamanca distributed toys to local children during the Three Kings Day holiday. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Parkchester

Report: Parkchester, west Bronx have worst roads

Parkchester and the Northwest Bronx area have the worst streets in the Bronx, according to a study just released by the New York City Independent Budget Office. Read more…
Bedford Park CB7

‘Wait’ on Mosholu Parkway downzoning

Community members pushing for the downzoning of Mosholu Parkway may have to wait a little bit longer following a Wednesday, January 18 Community Board 7 meeting. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Patients Enjoy Holiday Hospitality

Jacobi’s Oncology Department hosted a Hot Cocoa Bar for cancer survivors to enjoy some holiday hospitality. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

DA Clark Testifies At Rikers Island Hearing

The Council’s Committee on Public Safety and Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services hosted a joint hearing discussing issues at Rikers Island. Read more…
Grand Concourse

BombaYo Salutes Oscar Lopez Rivera

BombaYo Culute En Vivo performed a drum salute for soon to be freed Oscar Lopez Rivera, a Puerto Rican nationalist and an Armed Forces of National Liberation leader. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Pelham Bay

Westchester Ave. laundromat building stalled

Construction on a project that would see the creation of a new laundromat and strip-mall in Pelham Bay continues to be stalled due to an audit. Read more…
City Island

CI group requests dedicated bus line

A local civic group is proposing changes to the Bx 29 bus route it believes will provide riders better service. Read more…
Soundview

Diaz, PubliColor Honor MLK

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and many others honored the late civil right leader’s commitment to serving others through a service project conducted at Bronx River Community Center. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

St. Catharine Academy Opens STEM Lab

St. Catharine Academy recently opened a new state-of-the-art STEM Lab. Read more…

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

West Farms

West Farms shooting sparks safety measures

The shooting death of innocent bystander Cindy Diaz, a mother of four, has the community demanding change. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Lehman Lions need funds to seal PSAL victory

The Lions won the Public School Athletic League Bowl Championship on Saturday, December 3rd but were not greeted with rings, trophies or a luncheon due to a lack of funds at Lehman High School. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Borough President Diaz Honors MLK

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. honored the memory of the great civil rights leader with a special interfaith service at Trinity Baptist Church. Read more…
Hunts Point

Body parts discovered at waste transfer station in Hunts Point

A Metropolitan Transfer Station worker on the clock made a horrific discovery on the morning of Tuesday, January 17, discovering an unidentified woman’s torso and leg in the waste transfer station, which soon led to the arrest of 40-year old East Flatbush resident Somorie Moses. Read more…
Norwood

P.S. 94 Host 10th Annual Spelling Bee

P.S. 94’s 10th annual spelling bee had everyone buzzing with excitement. Read more…
Longwood

NY Rangers Alum Adam Graves At SASF Floor Hockey Clinic

A former NY Rangers player joined 200 NYC students in a fun-filled floor hockey clinic at P.S. 134. Read more…
Morris Park

Human Trafficking Film At Mercy College

Mercy College hosted a special screening of ‘Very Young Girls’, an eye opening documentary on NYC’s prostitution and sex slavery, for the public. Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Ridgewood Bank staff volunteer their time

Ridegwood Savings Bank employees volunteered 2,400 hours and collectively raised over $67,000 to donate to various charities. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Merchants Association elects Jean as New President

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association swore in new president Bob Jean on Wednesday, January 25. Read more…
The Hub

Metro College Hosts Tech Meetup Forum

Metropolitan College of New York recently hosted Bronx Tech Meetup #RealEstate Edition to discuss the Bronx’s future tech sector. Read more…
West Farms

Community Mourns Murdered Infant

The community paid their respects to a three-month-old girl who died a week after being hospitalized with injuries consistent with abuse. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

M.S. 89 Panthers Perform At Citrus Bowl

M.S. 89 Panthers cheerleading squad performed for a sold out crowd of 70,000 people at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL. Read more…
Woodstock

Dress For Success Prepares Bronx Exit

Dress for Success Worldwide recently celebrated 12 years of helping Bronx women and its future relocation. Read more…
Morrisania

Salamanca Commemorates MLK

Councilman Rafael Salamanca commemorated the late civil rights leaders at an interfaith service at Union Grove Baptist Church. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Throggs Neck

Construction set for I.S. 192 campus schoolyard

An underdeveloped asphalt schoolyard in Throggs Neck is set to undergo a transformation. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Narratives puts borough’s life online

Bronx Narratives, an online publication started in 2014, provides its readers with a platform that explains the life experiences of living in the Bronx while encouraging local residents to be involved in their community. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Boston Market Opens At 5520 Broadway

A new Boston Market restaurant is open for business at 5520 Broadway. Read more…
Belmont

Fire leaves 5 adults, 2 children displaced

A multiple dwelling fire last Monday left residents out in the cold without a home. Read more…
Norwood

Diaz Presents Check To MMCC

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. presented a $50,000 grant from Bank Leumi USA to the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center. Read more…
Hunts Point

Food Bank For NYC, Bright Temple AME Church Create Soup Kitchen

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, hundreds of volunteers from different backgrounds joined in creating Hunts Point’s only food pantry to serve those in need. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

Confetti Hosts ‘Moana’ Painting Party

Young aspiring artists got creative celebrating Confetti Paints: Moana, a painting party dedicated to the latest Disney animated film. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Salamanca, Mayor Help Homeless Vets

Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Mayor de Blasio and other officials helped formerly homeless local veterans move into new, affordable and permanent housing on Morris Avenue. Read more…

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Throggs Neck

CB10 rejects city’s FP plan/Leaves Trump golf course parcel in limbo

Community Board 10 voted at its Thursday, January 19 meeting to reject controversial plans put forward by the NYC Parks and Recreation Department to create a passive park area adjacent to the Trump Links Golf Course. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

$275 million for Rodman’s Neck upgrades

A proposal that is part of the mayor’s preliminary budget could allocate $275 million for a renovation of the NYPD facility at Rodman’s Neck. Read more…
Norwood

Espaillat, Dinowitz Host ACA Protest Rally

Two local elected officals hosted a town hall rally to protest the approaching repeal of the Affordable Care Act by the Republican controlled Congress. Read more…
Morris Park

Klein helps restore resident’s health coverage

Senator Jeff Klein helped a Morris Park resident regain her healthcare coverage after a simple mistake left her without insurance. Read more…
Morris Park

Klein helps restore resident’s health coverage

Senator Jeff Klein helped a Morris Park resident regain her healthcare coverage after a simple mistake left her without insurance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Blake Delivers State of the District Address

Assemblyman Michael Blake delivered his second State of the District address on Sunday, January 22. Read more…
Mount Hope

Salamanca Presents Check To CBALL

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently allocated $15,000 in funding to CBALL in its efforts to continue youth basketball leagues for Bronx youth. Read more…

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