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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Westchester Square

New Jewish Home Offers New Programming

A new state-of-the-art adult 23,000 square-foot day health care facility offering medical, social and therapeutic service for people with chronic conditions opened recently in the northeast Bronx. Read more…
Of the many accomplished general practitioners in the borough, one of the most loved has been Dr. Richard Izquierdo, who was honored in a very special way. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Homeless Students Become Prom Royalty

Bronx Times Reporter

Homeless Students Become Prom Royalty

Bronx Urban Community School eighth graders were treated like royalty when they had the opportunity to select prom dresses and formal wear. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Council Declares Childhood Apraxia Month

Bronx Times Reporter

Council Declares Childhood Apraxia Month

Councilman Mark Gjonaj had a ceremonial and a proclamation issued at the NYC Council Stated Meeting, recognizing May 2018 as ‘Childhood Apraxia Month’ in NYC and raise awareness about this speech disorder affect one in 12 kids in the country. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj At Student Voter Drive

A local councilman met with students to discuss the importance of voting. Read more…
Parkchester

Neerob Restaurant’s Grand Re-Opening

Parkchester

Neerob Restaurant’s Grand Re-Opening

Neerob Restaurant and Halal Chinese celebrated its grand reopening ceremony on Saturday, May 26 at 2096 Starling Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors SEBCO, Fr. Gigante

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors SEBCO, Fr. Gigante

Beginning as a tiny storefront in 1968, the South East Bronx Community Organization today boasts a portfolio of 6,000+ units of affordable housing, employing 300 people. Read more…
Van Nest

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Dinner

The Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance toasted several local leaders at its annual dinner awards gala. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Rivera Honors Educational Leaders

Senator Gustavo Rivera hosted his fourth annual Educational Leadership Breakfast celebrating principals, parent coordinators and parents from schools in the 33rd Senate District. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

NYISE’s Trike-A-Thon Race

Pelham Parkway

NYISE’s Trike-A-Thon Race

New York Institute for Special Education pre-schoolers had fun raising money for a charitable cause! Read more…

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Tremont

Health Care Hosts Cooking Workshops

The afternoon included an exciting, interactive cooking demonstration with chef Timothy Fields. Read more…
A popular Throggs Neck classic car show celebrated its biggest night yet! Read more…
Williamsbridge

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla Sets Sail

Williamsbridge

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla Sets Sail

Paddlers navigated their canoes through the Bronx River’s tranquil waters. Read more…
Morris Park

CB11 sends letter to city: Put a ‘stop’ to road diet plan

Community Board 11 said, “no” in letter to City addressing road change plans. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Friends Revitalize Pel Pkwy Com’ty

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the dedicated Friends of Pelham Parkway, winners of the Love your Block grant, to beautify, clean and maintain this great park in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Country Club

VMA Math Olympiad Champs

Villa Maria Academy’s seventh grade boys team recently earned first place in the Math Olympiad at Iona Prep! Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Hosts Plant-Based Health Fair

The health conscious fair featured information on plant-based nutrition and cooking, vendors and lifestyle physicians and presentations. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Leukemia Survivor Meets Donor

An extraordinary encounter occurred at Citi Field before the Mets battled the Braves on Tuesday, May 1 at Citi Field. Read more…

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Throggs Neck

The Big Good Wolf Puppet Show

Throggs Neck

The Big Good Wolf Puppet Show

For the first time ever, City Parks Puppet Mobile and the Swedish Cottage presented ‘The Big Good Wolf’ Marionette Show on Friday, May 25 at Bufano Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

ThunderBoltz first season a success; 7 teams fielded

A youth basketball league is wrapping up its inaugural season with successes under their belts. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Hammond’s Cove dredging set to move forward

Throggs Neck

Hammond’s Cove dredging set to move forward

A plan to dredge a popular recreational boating destination has expanded in scope and is moving forward. Read more…
Westchester Square

Residents Meet With Councilman Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj held a Meet and Greet event at his district office on Friday, May 25 at 1478 Williamsbridge Road Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Participatory Budgeting Winners Announced

Bronx Times Reporter

Participatory Budgeting Winners Announced

In a packed auditorium, Councilman Rafael Salamanca announced this year’s Participatory Budgeting winners. Read more…
Councilman Ritchie Torres and OATH Commissioner Fidel Del Valle announced on Friday, May 18 that the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings will hold a Neighborhood Pop-Up Court in his district in the Central Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Orchard Beach Opens For Beach Season

NYC Park Commissioner Mitchell Silver joined local elected officials, lifeguards and residents in announcing the beginning of beach season in the Bronx on Wednesday, May 23 at Orchard Beach. Read more…
Wakefield

Mount Installs Campus Solar Energy System

Wakefield

Mount Installs Campus Solar Energy System

Mount St. Michael Academy is the first Catholic school in the archdiocese and one of only three NYC schools to have installed a solar electric system to power the campus using a sustainable source. Read more…

Monday, June 4, 2018

Throggs Neck

Benedetto Raises Apraxia Awareness

A local assemblyman helped raise awareness of a speech disorder causing children to have extreme difficulty learning to speak. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pel Bay merchants celebrate 20-plus years in business

“My secret to staying in business is service over product.” Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Fernandez, OATH Offer CourtESy

Assemblywoman Natalia Fernandez and NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Commissioner Fidel Del Valle partnered to bring Court Education for Seniors program to Bronx House. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNMA gathers support for ID scanning mobile app

Throggs Neck

TNMA gathers support for ID scanning mobile app

A new digital product geared towards bar and restaurant safety could be coming to Throggs Neck. Read more…
Concourse

Urgent Care Opens On Webster Ave.

Urgent Care held a grand opening ceremony for its newest state-of-the-art center at 1210 Webster Avenue on Friday, May 18 Read more…
Morris Park

Gjonaj Attends Grandparents Ball

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to join Grandparents Around the World for their special event. Read more…
Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo celebrated Mother’s Day with constituents from their districts on Saturday, May 19 at Monroe College. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond HS Holds Career Day

St. Raymond High School for Boys hosted its annual Career Day on Thursday, May 17. Read more…
Pelham Bay

R.A.I.N. Middletown Elders’ Art Exhibited

R.A.I.N. Middletown Neighborhood Senior Center residents’ creativity was on full display at the Pelham Bay Library. Read more…

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Belmont

Manny Chirico Celebrates Childhood Friends

A former Arthur Avenue native enjoyed a 50th anniversary celebration with his friends. Read more…
Frustrated tenants from 1072 Woodycrest Avenue rallied in protest of their landlord and owner, Jacob Eisenstein on Wednesday May 23. Read more…
Parkchester

Crowley Honors Civil Rights Pioneer

On Sunday, May 20, Congressman Joseph Crowley honored civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin for her lifetime of public service. Read more…
SUNY Maritime College joined the festivities hosting two naval vessels, the United States Navy Ship City of Bismarck as well as the sail powered SSV Corwith Cramer brigantine. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Attends Fleet Week Activity

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to meet captains Mark Woolley and James Regan and get a glimpse of our military’s newest ship for Fleet Week in NYC. Read more…
Soundview

Holy Family School’s Red Nose Day

Soundview

Holy Family School’s Red Nose Day

Holy Family School students raised money for Red Nose Day on Thursday, May 24 by dressing in red outfits. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met on Tuesday, May 22 at Odyssey House. Read more…
Wakefield

Montefiore Hosts Teddy Bear Hospital

Montefiore’s Wakefield Campus welcomed local children who brought their teddy bears and other stuffed animal friends to the annual ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ on Saturday, May 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Madison Square B&G Club’s Youth Of The Year

Bronx Times Reporter

Madison Square B&G Club’s Youth Of The Year

Madison Square Boys and Girls Club hosted its sixth annual Youth of the Year Dinner at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers on Wednesday, May 23. Read more…

Saturday, June 2, 2018

The event featured a panel of senior government employees of African descent. Read more…
The completion of a new affordable housing complex looks like yet another sign that the borough is going through a renaissance. Read more…
University Heights

Hope Center Joins NYC AIDS Walk

University Heights

Hope Center Joins NYC AIDS Walk

Hope Center residents took part in the 2018 AIDS Walk on Sunday, May 20 in NYC. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

West/south BX community react: Syringe dropoff kiosks installed in parks

The City started work on a new plan to clean up Bronx parks and they begin with a green box. Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Fights For Fair Fares

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently spoke to the Westchester Sqaure community to join in the fight for Fair Fares! Read more…
Morris Park

Educational Leadership Breakfast Launch

Morris Park

Educational Leadership Breakfast Launch

Healthfirst and Senator Jeff Klein hosted their annual Educational Leadership Awards Breakfast on Thursday, May 17 at F and J Pine Restaurant. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca, The Point Install Wi-Fi Towers

The 15 towers that will be installed are partially funded by the councilman’s $40,000 allocation last year through the Digital Inclusion Initiative. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Co-op City

Post 1871’s Memorial Day Ceremony

Co-op City

Post 1871’s Memorial Day Ceremony

The Co-op City American Legion Post 1871 and Riverbay Corp. remembered our nation’s fallen heroes on Memorial Day weekend. Read more…
Castle Hill

Y Millz Films Video In Castle Hill

Castle Hill

Y Millz Films Video In Castle Hill

A Bronx rapper filmed a music video for his latest hit song in Castle Hill. Read more…

Friday, June 1, 2018

Morris Park

Bronx Times Honors 25 Bronx Influential Women

The Bronx Times sang the praises of 25 unsung community leaders at its ninth annual 25 Bronx Influential Women Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 22 at Maestro’s Caterers Read more…
Co-op City

Bronx Animal Shelter plan gets cool reception in Co-op City

The host community of a proposed full-service borough animal shelter is panning the possible site of a long-awaited facility for borough animal owners. Read more…
Morris Park

49th Precinct Community Council’s 30th Breakfast Gala

The 49th Precinct Community Council saluted several unsung heroes from the community and law enforcement at its 30th annual Fellowship Breakfast and Awards on Friday, May 18 at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Baychester

Bomb maker nabbed in DHS, NYPD raid

Baychester

Bomb maker nabbed in DHS, NYPD raid

Bomb making materials, an AR-15 equipped with a grenade launcher, and enough cocaine to overwhelm Scarface were just some of what Homeland Security and NYPD recovered from a Bronx home Read more…
Joe Torre, Hall of Fame Yankees Manager and Fr. Jonathan Morris, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church pastor, honored a few local legends at ‘A Night in the Bronx on Arthur Avenue.’ Read more…
Bedford Park

Bronx Week Parade Marches Into History

Bedford Park

Bronx Week Parade Marches Into History

A time honored tradition was celebrated in honor of this year’s Bronx Week grand finale. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Fire At Eastern Dynasty Restaurant

Pelham Bay

Fire At Eastern Dynasty Restaurant

Firefighters responded to a fire at Eastern Dynasty Chinese Restaurant on Thursday, May 24 at 5:20 p.m. at 1634 Crosby Avenue. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Classic Cruise Night At Trump Golf Links

Throggs Neck

TN Classic Cruise Night At Trump Golf Links

The Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise’s first cruise night of the year was a ‘yuge’ success at Trump Golf Links! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Edgewater Park Memorial Day Parade

A ceremony, paying homage to all U.S. service members, was held in front of the Edgewater Park Firehouse. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Students Enjoy Pigeon Books

Parkchester

St. Helena Students Enjoy Pigeon Books

St. Helena School students enjoyed spreading their wings while reading. Read more…
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