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Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Williamsbridge

Elevated lead levels found at P.S. 41

Elevated levels of lead have been detected in an Olinville elementary school, city officials recently announced. Read more…
Mott Haven

Bronx Narratives Debuts Print Magazine

Online-based Bronx Narratives hosted a fun-filled launch party for its limited edition print magazine at the Gun Hill Tavern. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Meets With Local Students

Councilman Rafael Salamanca had the honor of greeting and meeting with several local students. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Throggs Neck

Hair salon Creative Images celebrates 20 years

This year, local hair salon Creative Images is celebrating 20 years of business in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bombart retains control of 888 Grand Concourse

Jonathan Bombart has regained ownership of 888 Grand Concourse on Monday after the building was foreclosed on in 2015. Read more…
Longwood

Blink Fitness Club Opens In Longwood

Blink Fitness’ 52nd fitness club is opened for business at 932 Southern Boulevard! Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Visits Lafayette Estates Seniors

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently visited Lafayette Estates seniors. Read more…
Mott Haven

CERT Receives Disaster Simulation Exercise

NYC Emergency Management hosted an educational disaster simulation exercise on Thursday, February 2 in Mott Haven. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx Community Health Network’s Wear Red Day

Bronx Community Health Network wore their best red outfits to help raise heart health awareness. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Community Supports Former 49th CO

Community and clergy members from the 46th and 49th precincts lent their full support to a well-liked former commanding officer on trial for alleged sexual abuse. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Throggs Neck

Church theft goes viral, to pastor’s dismay

Video of an unidentified woman stealing money from a Throggs Neck church last month has gone viral, but the pastor said he would have tried to help the woman if only she had asked first. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Solar panels save market-rate renters $$

Benedict Realty Group is planning to bring solar panels to it’s 3025 Godwin Terrace building by mid-summer. Read more…
Grand Concourse

BCA Presents ‘Noir: Defining the Melodrama’

Bronx Council on the Arts hosted an opening reception for its newest exhibit dedicated to a classic film genre from the 1940s and 1950s. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Fights South Bronx Hunger

Councilman Rafael Salamanca addressed the need for additional resources in combating the south Bronx’s hunger issues. Read more…
Baychester

Bay Plaza Valentine’s Day For Kids

Local children made a gift from the heart at a recent Valentine’s Day arts and crafts celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Cortlandt Green Takes Root

Van Cortlandt Green has opened its doors to local seniors at 6469 Broadway. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

The Bronx Salad is a 5-star tasty mix

A group of borough organizations have played a hand, along with community culinary input, in creating a salad as unique and flavorful as the borough itself. Read more…
Westchester Square

CB 10 opposes Westchester Sq. road changes

Community Board 10 voted to disapprove some tweaks to Vision Zero pedestrian safety improvements Read more…
Williamsbridge

Senator Jamaal Bailey’s Inauguration

Senator Jamaal Bailey took the oath of office on Saturday, January 28 at Butler Memorial United Methodist Church. Read more…
Mott Haven

Salamanca Funds Bronx Legal Services

Councilman Rafael Salamanca presented a hefty $60,000 check to Bronx Legal Services. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Officer Reynolds Named Cop of the Month

A 45th Precinct police officer was recently honored for protecting and serving his community. Read more…
Soundview

SUV Rallies At Bronx River Houses

Stand Up to Violence hosted a community shooting response rally outside of the Bronx River Houses to speak out against two recent neighborhood shootings. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

Concourse Village

Bronx HS of Science senior a Regeneron finalist

A Bronx High School of Science student has earned national recognition for her research project. Read more…
Melrose

Multi-agency opioid raid yields 72 indictments

A weekend drug raid late last month that led to 72 indictments among 32 defendants and the confiscation of 53 pounds of heroin is the latest in the ongoing effort to curb the opioid epidemic in the borough. Read more…
Bedford Park

Youth Create Valentine Cards At Lehman College

Young artists got creative designing their very own handmade Valentine’s Day cards at Lehman College. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

NYISE Hosts Winter Olympics

New York Institute for Special Education students enjoyed some wintertime fun! Read more…
Pelham Bay

Confetti Party Place Holds Vision Brunch

Confetti Party Place served its second annual Vision Board Brunch on Saturday, January 28. Read more…
Van Nest

Sororities Host ‘Pink Goes Red’ Event

Two sororities hosted a free community healthy heart awareness event at Wings Academy. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

Throggs Neck

3 religious honorees at TN St. Pat’s Parade

The 19th Annual Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade will honor three religious women. Read more…
Castle Hill

206-unit project coming to Newbold Ave.

Procida Companies is in the process of bringing a two-building, 206 unit mixed-use project to Unionport. The 2047 Newbold Avenue project, called the Westchester Muse, will feature a 10-story building on Newbold Avenue and a 11-story building facing Westchester Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

American Entrepreneurship Award Opens For Bronx Entries

The second annual American Entrepreneurship Award has officially opened for Bronx entries! Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx GOP Opens New Field Office

The Bronx GOP celebrated the grand opening of its new field office on Sunday, January 29 at 3029 Middletown Road. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

St. Raymond Elementary Conducts Science Fair

The annual St. Raymond Elementary Science Fair proved learning can be fun and creative! Read more…
Norwood

Montefiore Celebrates American Heart Month

Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care gave a ‘hearty welcome’ to American Heart Month on Thursday, February 2. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Not so fast, pols to Blaz/Questions arise over Rodman’s Neck upgrade

More information is being sought about a NYC capital budget apportionment for Rodman’s Neck. Read more…
Van Nest

2 mosques planned for CB 11 area

Plans for a new Bronx Muslim Center on Amethyst Street have been resubmitted to address earlier concerns, while plans for another mosque in Allerton have been put on hold. Read more…
Baychester

Cardinal Dolan Visits Holy Rosary School

In honor of Catholic Schools Week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan visited Holy Rosary School for a fun-filled day of learning. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Drunk Driver Kills Man On Highway Ramp

Pedestrian John Pluchino, 58, was struck and killed by a drunk driver when he crossed the Bruckner Expressway ramp connecting to the Hutchinson River Parkway early Saturday morning. Read more…
Fordham

Diaz, Maloney Discuss New USDA Program For SNAP Users

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney discussed a new USDA program for SNAP users. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Poe Park Exhibits ‘Color of Comics’

Bronxites and art aficionados ‘got animated’ viewing the private art collection of several African American comic book artists at Poe Park Visitor Center. Read more…
Morris Park

Gjonaj, NY Cardiac Care Associates Go Red

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and NY Cardiac Care Associates had a heartfelt celebration for Go Red For Women Day. Read more…
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