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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

Concourse

Hayes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Night

Concourse

Hayes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Night

Cardinal Hayes High School recently held a Hispanic Heritage Night celebration! Read more…
The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 23 at Odyssey House. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Officer Manny Vargas Fundraiser

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to support a fundraiser for police officer Manny Vargas, a highly decorated and 23 year veteran, currently assigned to 49th Precinct. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic Beautification Project

Councilman Mark Gjonaj assisted the Country Club Civic Association and Partnership for Park for a neighborhood beautification project at Providence Rest Nursing Home’s traffic triangle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Champions

Councilman Andy King honored several breast cancer awareness champions. Read more…
Morrisania

Salamanca Tours AECI High School

Morrisania

Salamanca Tours AECI High School

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the team at NYC Charter High School for Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industries for an indepth tour of the school. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Fordham South

Rivera Hosts Halloween Health & Housing Fair

Senator Gustavo Rivera and residents had a great time at this year’s Halloween Health and Housing Fair at BronxWorks Morris Innovative Senior Center. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Cardinal Spellman HS Holds College Fair

Over 75 colleges and many prospective college students attended Cardinal Spellman High School’s annual College Fair on Thursday, October 18. Read more…
Soundview

Holy Family Students Make Apple Cider

Holy family School UPK students enjoyed making apple cider from scratch on Friday, October 26. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Walk For A World Without Type 1 Diabetes

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s wife Roberta and his mother Roza joined Team Abigail’s Army and Congressman Eliot Engel at the JDRF One Walk, to help raise awareness, support and find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Church Celebrates Halloween

Parkchester

St. Helena Church Celebrates Halloween

Father and sons joined many other ghosts and ghouls in attending the Halloween spooktacular! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honored By Zoning Advisory Council

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honored By Zoning Advisory Council

A local councilman was presented with the Zoning Advisory Council Award for his commitment to responsible development and affordable housing in NYC. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

Throggs Neck

Fort Schuyler Presbyterian Church 90th Anniversary

Fort Schuyler Presbyterian Church in Throggs Neck held its 90th Anniversary Banquet on Saturday, October 20. Among those honored for their service to the community were Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, James McQuade, proprietor of Schuyler Hill Funeral Home and James Macklin. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary Luncheon

Throggs Neck

Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary Luncheon

The Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary annual Luncheon and Auction was celebrated on Sunday, October 21 at Marina del Rey Caterers. Read more…
Norwood

Reach Out & Read Launches At CHAM

Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care visits and encouraging families to read aloud together Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Council Hosts Hispanic Month Celebration

Councilman Mark Gjonaj enjoyed attending the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the City Council Chambers, an event co-sponsored by Speaker Corey Johnson and NYC Council Black, Latino and Asian Caucus. Read more…
Fordham South

Altice Bridge The Digital Divide With TAPCo Students

The event included 32 sixth through eighth grade students and featured a discussion and Q&A with Councilman Ritchie Torres about how technology has changed, its importance for education success, the significance of STEM skills and jobs of the future. Read more…
Throggs Neck

34th Bronx Veterans Parade in Throggs Neck Nov. 18

The 34th Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck promises to be a fitting salute to veterans from our borough. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Hosts Baldor Job Fair

Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted a Baldor hiring fair in his district office to help connect local residents with job opportunities at the nationally-recognied company based in the district. Read more…
A local school is fundraising to build a state of the art television production studio. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Westchester Square

Dr. Sanderson Honored By East Bx History Forum

The East Bronx History Forum recently presented Dr. Eric Sanderson, Wildlife Conservation Society senior conservation ecologist, a certificate appreciation for his talk on the Welikia Project. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond HS Alumni Golf Outing Funds Scholarship

St. Raymond High School for Boys hosted its 22nd annual Alumni Association Golf Outing on Tuesday, October 2 at Westchester Hill Golf Club in White Plains, NY. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj, Preston Cheerleaders Attend Food & Music Fest

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined Preston High School Varsity Cheerleaders at the inaugural Food And Music Festival to raise money for their cheerleading team! Read more…
Frank Williams’ haunted house at 2885 Wellman Avenue between Mayflower and Edison Avenues featured many thrills and chills for brave trick-or-treaters this Halloween! Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City community leader Joe Boiko remembered

A man who made an enormous impact on his own community while reaching out to neighboring ones is being remembered. Read more…
Councilman Rafael Salamanca enjoyed visiting his former elementary school C.S. 150 on Monday, October 22. Read more…
What is a famous nobody? Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018

Morris Park

Chamber Hosts Italian Heritage Luncheon

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce toasted several local Italian American leaders at its annual Italian Heritage Luncheon on Thursday, October 18 at F&J Pine Restaurant. Read more…
Allerton

SUV, Residents Rally Against Gun Violence

Stand Up to Violence held a Community Shooting Response Rally on Thursday, October 18 at Britton Street and Barker Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NY Rangers Shattenkirk Honored At CHAM

A recent visit by New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk who was recognized during a special event at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Hosts Public Safety Forum

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s office established a Public Safety Forum on public safety issues in our District such as revolving door arrests and how to prevent repeat offenders from endangering our local communities and businesses. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Women Marines Association NY-6 Celebrates 100th

The Women Marines Association NY-6 Corporal Ramona Valdez Chapter commemorated its centennial on Saturday, October 27 at the Samuel H. Young American Legion Post 620. Read more…
Mount Eden

Mt. Eden scatter-site tenants sue landlord in Fed Court

Tenants at one Mount Eden building are taking their landlord to court for allegedly threatening to evict them. Read more…
Morrisania

Salamanca Tours M.S. 301’s Museum

Morrisania

Salamanca Tours M.S. 301’s Museum

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently met with M.S. 301 principal Hesham Farid and students to tour the school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P ‘Diddy’ pledges $1 million to open Bronx charter school

That’s Mr. Puff Daddy to you. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

City Island

P.O. Venditto Named 45th Pct. Cop Of The Month

The 45th Precinct and 45th Precinct Community Council honored police officer Daniel Venditto at ‘Cop of the Month’ during a monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 2. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Raises Domestic Violence Awareness

Bronx Times Reporter

King Raises Domestic Violence Awareness

This is the fifth year the City Council and city have partnered on NYC Go Purple Day. Read more…
Tremont

Popular Bank Branch A BDD Site

Popular Bank’s East Tremont branch was officially announced as a Banking Development District designated bank during a ceremony at 645 E. Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School Alumni Day

As part of the Class of 1983, Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to join his alma mater St. Frances Xavier School for their Alumni Day. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Police Investigate Lydig Ave Deli Stabbing

Police need your help solving a stabbing that occurred outside of a Pelham Parkway deli. Read more…
Morris Park

Chamber Hosts Halloween Networking Party

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosted a Halloween Networking Mixer on Wednesday, October 24 at the Residence Inn by Marriott. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

$11 million for Jacobi hospital energy efficiency project

One the borough’s largest institutions will embarking on an upcoming energy conservation project expected to have a positive impact on patients, staff and visitors. Read more…
The Hub

Electeds Meet With NYS OASAS Commissioner

Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo and Councilman Rafael Salamanca met with NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez to discuss community concerns and how to effectively tackle The HUb’s opioid crisis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Justice for Junior suspects appear in court, plead ‘not guilty’

Almost half a year later and nobody has forgotten Junior Guzman-Feliz Read more…
Throggs Neck

Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s Game Night

Throggs Neck

Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s Game Night

Over 50 children had a great time playing with many NYPD NCO police officers at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s Game Night on Tuesday, October 23. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

St. Francis Xavier School hosted its annual student-faculty volleyball game on Friday, October 26 at 1711 Haight Avenue. Read more…
Over 6,000 cyclists participated in NYS’ largest free bicycling event featuring a 25 and 40 mile route! Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi’s Pirate Ship Playground Sets Sail

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi’s Pirate Ship Playground Sets Sail

Jacobi Hospital’s newly unveiled Pirate Ship Playground had everyone exclaiming,”Shiver me timbers!” Read more…
Soundview

Attempted Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot By Store Owner

Police are investigating an attempted robbery that left a suspect fatally shot by a bodega owner. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Youth Bond With NYPD Police Officers

The Bronx Youth Empowerment Program and Councilman Andy King, hosted a ‘Connections’ workshop today on Evander Childs High School campus for grades sixth through eighth. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

NYPD inspects pipe bombs/De Niro, CNN explosive devices sent to Rodman’s Neck

What the NYPD bomb squad can do with these suspicous packages will blow you away. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Go Purple For Domestic Violence Awareness

The Violence Intervention Program joined Team Salamanca on Wednesday, October 24 to distribute information and available resources regarding domestic violence in recognition of Go Purple Day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ocasio-Cortez, Biaggi await voter nod

What you need to know about electon day in the Bronx Read more…
Attendees were informed on a myriad of women’s health concern. Read more…

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Advertorial

Hire your loved one as your paid caregiver

It isn’t unusual for home-care patients to be uncomfortable letting a stranger into their home to service their medical and personal needs. It’s often a cause for anxiety for patients. Read more…
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