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Bronx Times Reporter

Crime novel’s TN setting hints at author’s Bronx stint

Author William Boyle has come to be both critically acclaimed and well-known for writing about his native Brooklyn, but his latest crime novel gives away one of the ‘plot twists’ in Boyle’s own life. Read more…
City Island

CI Chamber Sponsors Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

The Bronx’s creativity was on full display at the annual arts and crafts fair in City Island. Read more…
Cardinal Hayes High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Saturday, June 1 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez, Ocasio-Cortez Meet Housing Advocates

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently met with different housing advocates from the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition, the Met Council on Housing, Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation and others. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds P.S. 352’s Sensory Room

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided $150,000 in funding to P.S. 352 for the construction of a sensory room to be utilized by students with special needs and who are visually or verbally impaired. Read more…
St. Barnabas Hospital, Belmont Business Improvement District and Councilman Ritchie Torres’ Office hosted the annual ‘Picture a Healthier You’ Health Fair. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Educators in Albany for Teacher Diversity

The diversity gap between New York City’s teaching workforce and its student population is deeply concerning to New York educators — while 83 percent of the student population are students of color, less than half that number are teachers of color. Read more…
Throggs Neck Memorial Post 1456 hosted its Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27 at 1456 Shore Drive. Read more…
A Bronx video game designer’s first-of-its-kind video game boxing league is bound to be a ‘knockout’ with gamers. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Chippewa Dem Club Hosts 121st Dinner Dance

The Chippewa Democratic Club toasted several community leaders at its 121st annual Dinner Dance on Thursday, June 6 at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Attends TNCAP Poster Campaign Ceremony

Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Attends TNCAP Poster Campaign Ceremony

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to congratulate and recognize everyone at Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership’s 19th Annual Poster Campaign Ceremony. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Co-Hosts Parkside Clean Up Day

Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Co-Hosts Parkside Clean Up Day

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez co-hosted a community clean up at Parkside on Sunday, June 2. Read more…
Baychester

Bronxites Dance Towards A Cure For Cancer

Baychester

Bronxites Dance Towards A Cure For Cancer

The Relay For Life movement inspires the Bronx community to celebrate people who have been touched by cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change. Read more…
Norwood

Bronx Council on the Arts Host Summer Salsa Concert

The Bronx Council on the Arts hosted the final performance of its free Summer Concert series featuring Salsa sensation Edwin Perez on Friday, June 7 at Williamsbridge Oval Park. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNCAP’s Community Poster Campaign

Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership hosted its 19th annual Poster Campaign Ceremony at the Jeanne Jugan Residence. Read more…
University Heights

University Centers Hosts Memorial Day BBQ

In honor of Memorial Day, University Center held its annual Memorial Day BBQ. Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Attends Pelham Prep Academy Award Ceremony

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to congratulate Pelham Prep Academy students at their Award Ceremony and award Ariana Henry with Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Community Service Award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

52nd Pct. Community Council Breakfast

Bronx Times Reporter

52nd Pct. Community Council Breakfast

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez recently attended the 52nd Precinct Community Council Fellowship Breakfast. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pichardo Urges New Rent Regulation Bills

Alongside his fellow elected officials, Upstate & Downstate Housing Alliance and other tenant organizations, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo reiterated the importance and urgency in passing the new rent regulation bills. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds 8 Schools’ Tech Upgrades

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds 8 Schools’ Tech Upgrades

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided funding for two mobile STEM/STEAM science labs to P.S. 75 93, 130, 140, 152, 269, 333 and 424. Read more…
Wakefield

90 units of housing at former U.S. Army Reserve Center

A new building that promises affordable housing to under-served groups cleared an important milestone. Read more…
West Farms

CB6 Veterans Committee Hosts Veterans Memorial Service

In honor of Memorial Day, Community Board 6 Veterans Committee hosted a Veterans Memorial Service. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Stands With 13th CD Libraries

Public libraries play an essential role in providing safe, accessible and 100% free educational resource centers for members of our community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca, CB DMs Meet With Bronx Postmaster

Councilman Rafael Salamanca and Community Board district managers met with the Bronx Postmaster to discuss postal service concerns from residents. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Kindergarteners Move Up

Sixty-one kindergarten students at St. Raymond Elementary School participated in their Moving Up Ceremony on Monday, June 3 under the them of ‘Stars and Stripes Forever.’ Read more…
Throggs Neck

Highly respected TN principal announces retirement

The principal of one of the highest scoring schools in terms of testing in NYC Department of Education District 8 is moving on. Read more…
Retirement can be an exciting adventure, and one local artist and artisan is proving that every day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New bus redesign plan revealed by MTA; routes shortened

Bronx Times Reporter

New bus redesign plan revealed by MTA; routes shortened

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released the preliminary draft of the Bronx bus network’s proposed redesign earlier in June. Read more…
The Castle Hill Library was honored for 56 years of dedicated community service. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Wildcats Conduct Muliner Avenue Graffiti Removal

Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked the Wildcats, a program he funds through NYC Council, for listening to complaints from his 13th Council District constituents. Read more…
Throggs Neck

The Legendary 1st Year Anniversary Show

Throggs Neck

The Legendary 1st Year Anniversary Show

The Legendary Show celebrated its first year anniversary with a concert featuring original hip hop singers, local rock bands and DJs on Saturday, May 25 at Legendary Bar and Restaurant. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Students Meet St. Edmund’s Pen Pals

Throggs Neck

Preston Students Meet St. Edmund’s Pen Pals

Students in Ms. DeMaio’s Italian class at Preston High School met their pen pals from St. Edmund’s Preparatory High School. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds M.S. 302 Surveillance Cameras

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided $450,000 in funding to M.S. 302 for the installation of surveillance cameras surrounding the playground which is utilized by the school, community-based organizations and the local community. Read more…
Allerton

St. Lucy’s School Exhibits Student Art Show

A total of 400 art displays covered the walls of the auditorium, turning it into a fine art student gallery. Read more…
Morris Park

Police Put Brakes On Reckless Driver

Police have arrested a reckless driver who damaged a munimeter in Morris Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…
Music filled the nighttime sky as Sounds and Sirens hosted its ‘Acoustic Under the Stars’ on Saturday, June 1 at McDermott Pub in the Neck. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary Installs Officers

Thomas Messina installed the new officers of the AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary at a swearing-in ceremony. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Gjonaj Attends Eid Celebrations

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to share the Eid celebration with constituents in different areas in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Eastchester

King Honors First-Ever Female Rapper Sha-Rock

A local councilman honored a legendary rapper from the south Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PAL Honors Beyonce of the South Bronx

The 13th annual awards ceremony highlighted the goals, achievements and aspirations of recipients, applauding the efforts of Beyonce from the south Bronx. Read more…
City Island

City Island tries ‘daylighting’ at low visability street corners

After some near-misses, two intersections in a local community will get a bit of breathing room. Read more…
Hunts Point

Bronx Metro-North Station Area Study: Hunts Point Interactive Public Workshop

Bronx Metro-North Station Area Study: Hunts Point Interactive Public Workshop is scheduled for Monday, June 17 from 6 to 8:30 pm at 940 Garrison Avenue. Read more…
Allerton

Chief Steven Silks, borough cop, mourned after suicide

A top NYPD chief took his life as he was on the verge of mandatory retirement. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Other boroughs join Bronx in deploring Mott Haven jail proposal

Once again, our sister boroughs are uniting to oppose Mayor de Blasio’s community-based jail plan. Read more…
Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38 Salutes Walter Fufidio

Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38 Salutes Walter Fufidio

In recognition of Memorial Day, members of AMVETS Post 38 and the Ladies Auxiliary honored their post’s namesake, Walter Fufidio, with a wreath and ceremony at his gravesite in St. Raymond’s Cemetery on Monday, May 27. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Penn Mutual’s Life of Significance Award

Bronx Times Reporter

Penn Mutual’s Life of Significance Award

At the 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, Kraig Puccia of Fordham University was the winner of the fifth annual Penn Mutual Life of Significance award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Met Council Legislative Breakfast

Bronx Times Reporter

Met Council Legislative Breakfast

Council members Andy King and Ritchie Torres and Comptroller Scott Stringer attended the Met Council Legislative Breakfast on Sunday, June 2 at the Yale Club. Read more…
A plan to site an inpatient drug rehabilitation program is sparking controversy and concerns about over-saturation of social programs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

North East Bronx Senior Center Elects Officers

On Monday, June 3 the North East Bronx Senior Center elected officers for the year beginning Monday, July 1. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Speaks At CB2 Summer Retreat

The councilman discussed everything from policy to local issues and thanked CB2 for their leadership, their partnership and work they accomplished collectively. Read more…
Soundview

2 Injured In Truck Overturn On Bruckner

Soundview

2 Injured In Truck Overturn On Bruckner

A truck driver and passenger are in the hospital recovering following a multi-car collision. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Team Senegal Wins Soccer Tourney

Bronx Times Reporter

Team Senegal Wins Soccer Tourney

Team Senegal edged out Team Benin 2-1 in penalty kicks to win the title. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Meeting

John Parker, lawyer for Morris Park Road Diet and Community Board 11 district manager Jeremy Warneke were the special guest speakers at the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s meeting on Monday, June 3 at 1830 Amethyst Street. Read more…
Over 50 pounds of heroin and fentanyl headed for the Bronx were intercepted by police on Wednesday, June 5. Read more…
Police need your help solving a shooting that left a 7-year-old hospitalized. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pichardo Hosts Legal Immigration Services

Once a month, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo offers legal immigration services at his district office. Read more…
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