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On Saturday, September 28, ’Hip Hop Boulevard’ was the location of two anniversary celebrations - the 46-year anniversary of hip hop and the 50-year anniversary of the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. The co-celebration took place at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, a stretch of Sedgwick Avenue that was officially co-named ‘Hip Hop Boulevard’ in 2016. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hope Center’s end of summer adventure to Rye Playland

To conclude the summer, Hope Center residents and staff took a bus to Westchester County’s most popular amusement park, Rye Playland, in August. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Meeting held by Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held their monthly meeting at the Odyssey House, 715 Soundview Avenue, on Tuesday, October 15. The agenda for the meeting was the strategy for Opioid Abuse Prevention Project. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Ray’s for Boys restores program offering students new opportunities

The revitalized St. Raymond High School for Boys Campus Ministry Program is offering students opportunities to help improve the quality-of-life in their community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Miracle Revival Temple’s pastor Gooding turns 58

On Wednesday, October 9, pastor Jay Gooding celebrated his 58th birthday with a dinner at his church, Miracle Revival Temple. Those in attendance included Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, along with Gooding’s friends and family members. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Oscar Health introduces themselves to BX with senior prom

Bronx Times Reporter

Oscar Health introduces themselves to BX with senior prom

Oscar Health, in partnership with BronxWorks, Rent the Runway and Priv, co-hosted a senior prom on Friday, October 4 at the East Concourse Senior Center, as part of Oscar’s entry into the Bronx with their new Medicare Advantage plan. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Orchard Beach

Thousands of local breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, along with corporate and community members united to ensure no one faces breast cancer alone at the 16th annual American Cancer Society’s ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ three-mile walk on Sunday, October 20 at Orchard Beach. The event raised awareness and funding for the ACS, supporting breast cancer research and free patient service programs such as transportation to treatment, lodging during treatment and a 24/7/365 cancer information hotline. The annual event also featured a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and a Survivor Village, where cancer survivors enjoyed free activities and giveaways. Photos by Silvio Pacifico Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘The Patnosh Classic’ to remember late HS basketball, baseball coach

The successful career of former St. Raymond High School for Boys baseball and and basketball coach Ron Patnosh, who passed away in 2014, will be celebrated at the upcoming ’Patnosh Classic.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Italian heritage, culture celebrated at Enrico Fermi event

On Thursday, October 17, the Enrico Fermi Cultural Center committee sponsored an Italian musical event to honor Italian Heritage Month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cuisine of all cultures was available at BX Night Market

The most recent Bronx Night Market, which included an assortment of cuisines at various tables, was held on Saturday, October 19 at Fordham Plaza. Read more…
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‘Honors Night’ recognized St. Raymond students for academic excellence

St. Raymond High School for Boys held their annual ‘Honors Night’ on Thursday, October 10 in the Monsignor Tierney Auditorium to recognize students for their academic excellence. Parents and faculty proudly watched as St. Raymond students were amed to the principal’s honor role as well as first and second honors. Read more…
Baychester

CB 10 approves rezoning for Bartow Avenue’s billboard problem

A majority of Community Board 10 members on Thursday, October 17 approved a rezoning application for 500 Baychester Avenue, where Co-op City residents up in arms over a large electronic billboard that shines into their apartments. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CS 211 celebrates 50 years of bilingual education

Bronx Times Reporter

CS 211 celebrates 50 years of bilingual education

This month marks the 50-year anniversary since the official opening of bilingual school CS 211. Read more…
Last week, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, along with his colleague Councilman Andrew Cohen joined CUNY Citizenship Now at Lehman College. CUNY Citizenship Now is the largest university legal assistance program in the country and has been providing free and confidential citizenship and immigration law services for over 20 years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez, NCBH host Women’s Health Resource fair

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez recently collaborated with North Central Bronx Hospital for the Women’s Health Resource fair on Saturday, October 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pichardo congratulates SHANY’s summer graduates

Last week, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo congratulated the summer 2019 graduates at SHANY. SHANY, an acronym for Sociedad Hondurena Activa de NY, is a charity organization located on Prospect Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

MTA’s Bronx bus rollout aimed to speed up your commute

The MTA rolled out it new Bronx bus plan. Read more…
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MTA debt could cause reductions

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Annual luncheon spreads awareness on breast cancer

The annual Judge & Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert luncheon was held on Friday, October 18 at the Bronx County Hall of Justice, in acknowledgement of Breast Cancer Month. Keynote speakers included Center for the Women of New York president and breast cancer survivor Victoria Pilotti as well as Dr. Stephanie Bernik, chief of breast surgery at Mount Sinai West. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual dinner dance honored local community leaders

Bronx Times Reporter

Annual dinner dance honored local community leaders

The NAACP’s Bronx branch held their annual ‘Freedom Fund Awards Dinner Dance’ to honor the borough’s community leaders. The event, which was held on Friday, October 18, took place at Eastwood Manor Caterers. Photos by Laura Stone Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Judge dismisses road diet suit; DOT quickly jumps to the task

After court dismisses suit, DOT re-starts Morris Park road diet plan. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pastor charged with murdering his ex in brutal machete attack

A Bronx pastor was charged on Tuesday, October 22, for running over his estranged wife with a car and brutally stabbing her with a machete in front of her two grandchildren, announced Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mother Cabini deserves a statue in NYC

The people of New York spoke loud and clear: when the city asked them which women should be honored in perpetuity with a government sanctioned statue, the overwhelming favorite was Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Kids decorate pumpkins in preparation for Halloween

Bronx Times Reporter

Kids decorate pumpkins in preparation for Halloween

A free pumpkin decorating event was held at the Mall at Bay Plaza on Friday, October 18. Local families who came out had a chance to decorate a free pumpkin while also enjoying music and giveaways by DJ Omar. Over 25 children attended the event. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual conference at Jacobi promoted safer patient care

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi recently hosted its 12th annual Patient Safety Conference. The event attracted hundreds of health professionals from public and voluntary hospitals throughout NYC to explore strategies for promoting safer care. Dr. Mark Chassin, president and CEO of The Joint Commission, was the event’s keynote speaker. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘March for Peace’ rally held by Assemblyman Pichardo

Last month, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo hosted his third annual ‘March for Peace’ rally. Pichardo was joined by the 46th Precinct, community leaders and local residents to take a stand against violence in the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for McDonald’s on Westchester Avenue

McDonald’s owner Cortesia Norman, along with her son, Nicholas, and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, hosted a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the re-opening of their McDonald’s restaurant at 1540 Westchester Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BP’s legal pot proposal: clear criminal records and grow business

Borough president hashing out proposals should pot be legalized. Read more…
Morris Park

Jacobi teams up with U.S. Army for mass casualty drill

training in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Enterprise joint training exercise at Jacobi Medical Center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

An illegal impeachment

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Serbian forces should be punished for wartime rape atrocities

About 70,000 woman were raped by Serbian soldiers during the 1990s war. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City & State’s event highlights 100 most powerful Bronxites

Last month, City & State magazine hosted their ‘Power 100’ event, which celebrated their most recent edition highlighting the 100 most powerful people in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Columbus Day Parade hosted by MPCA

Nearly 100 schools, community groups and marching bands participated in the 43rd annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade on Sunday, October 13 in Morris Park. Adults and children cheered from the sidelines as groups marched and floats drove by on the Morris Park Avenue parade route. Photos by Silvio Pacifico. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Pichardo congratulates Bronx Community College

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo recently visited Bronx Community College to offer his congratulations for the opening of BCC’s newly completed community pool. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FSBC’s town hall discussed underage drinking, vaping

On Friday, October 11, Forward South Bronx Coalition held a town hall at St. Athanasius School, 830 Southern Boulevard, to discuss underage drinking and vaping. Senator Luis Sepulveda, Assemblyman Michael Blake and Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark were among those in attendance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYS agency denies Miracle City Sevices, LLC drug treatment permit

Efforts to obtain a license to permit the operation of an Outpatient Chemical Dependence Treatment Service at 2800 Bruckner Boulevard in Throggs Neck may have hit a wall. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYS agency denies Miracle City Sevices, LLC drug treatment permit

The effort to obtain an 822 license to permit the operation of an Outpatient Chemical Dependence Treatment Service at 2800 Bruckner Boulevard in Throggs Neck has hit a wall, announced Assemblyman Michael Benedetto on Thursday, October 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

“Our legacy has been tarnished:” Council okays Mott Haven jail

Despite outrage and opposition from Mott Haven residents, the city’s plan to build a community jail complex in the south Bronx is moving forward. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Making Dreams of Safe, Affordable Apartments a Reality

Bronx Times Reporter

Making Dreams of Safe, Affordable Apartments a Reality

Cheryl Williams had been through the city shelter system twice and experienced her share of disreputable landlords. But that narrative would change when her application for housing at Webster Residence in the Tremont section of the Bronx came through. She had no idea what awaited her. Read more…
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