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Bronx Times Reporter

Monthly meeting held by Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association

The Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association held their most recent monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 15. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Highbridge school celebrates opening of green classroon

Students, teachers, and local Highbridge community members came together with NY Sun Works and the New York Power Authority at the Highbridge Green School to celebrate the opening of its hydroponic greenhouse classroom. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Melrose Senior Center residents educated on breast cancer

Bronx Times Reporter

Melrose Senior Center residents educated on breast cancer

The Melrose Senior Center, located on 342 E. 152nd Street, recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an event to educate its residents, both male and female, about the disease and the importance of getting screened and tested on a regular basis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New anti-gravity treadmill officially unveiled at UCHC

On Wednesday, October 23, Union Community Health Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the unveiling of their new AlterG anti-gravity treadmill, the world’s first and only treadmill using NASA-based anti-gravity technology. UCHC added this revolutionary equipment to help patients achieve the best results with short-term physical therapy and rehabilitation programs. Read more…
Mott Haven

New Mott Haven art center to host soft opening Nov. 1

A brand new creative space for artists, makers and technologists is opening soon in Mott Haven. Read more…
Earlier this month, Councilman Mark Gjonaj met with seniors at the RAIN Boston Road Senior Center as well students, faculty and staff at P.S. 105 to share the great news of funding allocations. RAIN Boston Road Senior Center received $20,000 in allocations for senior programs and activities, while $75,000 was funded to P.S. 105 for technology improvements (above). Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘New Life Back to School Night’ event attended by Sepulveda

Last month, Senator Luis Sepulveda attended the ‘New Life Back to School Night’ event to share valuable resources to students, ensuring that they have the tools they need to be successful in school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Annual luncheon, action held at Marina Del Rey

Bronx Times Reporter

Annual luncheon, action held at Marina Del Rey

Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary’s annual luncheon and auction was held on Sunday, October 20 at Marina del Rey. Along with a lunch and silent auction, the event featured a DJ and raffle prizes. The event’s guests of honor included James McQuade, Schuyler Hill Funeral Home director as well as Dr. Carmen Garcia Albarran and Dr. Julio Albarran from SOMOS Community Care. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck, Nov. 10

The Bronx veteran community is getting ready to wave their flags and pay tribute to vets across the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Parks, Gjonaj introduce three-way drinking fountain at BX Park East

Councilman Mark Gjonaj, along with Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa, recently introduced a three-way drinking fountain in Bronx Park East. Read more…
Senator Luis Sepulveda visited the school-based health center at James Kiernan, Jr. High School on Tuesday, October 8. Sepulveda has been advocating for school-based health centers, especially in underserved community, due to the fact that quality, consistent and holistic healthcare is inaccessible for many Bronx students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Frances de Chantal holds pet blessing ceremony

St. Frances de Chantal held a blessing of the pets on Saturday, October 5. Pets that were blessed included dogs and tortoises. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Liberty Dem. Assoc. annual awards dinner held at Maestro’s

The 13th annual Liberty Democratic Association’s awards dinner took place at Maestro’s Caterers on Thursday, October 24. Honorees at the event included Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Crown Trophy owner Gregory Perry and Bronx Board of Building Trades Business Agent president Robert Murray. Read more…
City Island

City Island coffee shop to feature a broad variety of films

The Clipper Coffee Shop in City Island is introducing a new form of entertainment for patrons -- movie night. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Electeds, students launch I.S. 339’s playground renovations

Come June 2020, students at I.S. 339 will celebrate the completion of their brand new playground. Read more…
Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended the NYPD 49th Precinct’s ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event, where he expressed his graditute to the police officers for their hard work and dedication toward keeping the community safe. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Domestic Violence 5K event attended by Sepulveda

Senator Luis Sepulveda joined Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and others for the Domestic Violence 5K Run/Walk/Roll event on Saturday, October 5 to help raise awareness and support victims and survivors of domestic violence. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween party hosted at Bronx YMCA

Bronx Times Reporter

Halloween party hosted at Bronx YMCA

On Friday, October 25, The Bronx YMCA hosted their ‘Beetlejuice Halloween Party’ at their location of 2 Castle Hill Avenue. The event featured a haunted bounce house, a Beetlejuice green screen, face painting, arts and crafts and games. HealthFirst, who sponsored the event, also got involved, handing out bags filled with candy and healthy snacks to the children in attendance. The children also had a chance to interact with those who were dressed as Beetlejuice characters. Tammy Nolasco and Bronx YMCA project coordinator Pat McNeal with Beetlejuice characters and Bronx YMCA staff members.Photo by Edwin Soto Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Children dress up for Halloween event at Preston HS

Bronx Times Reporter

Children dress up for Halloween event at Preston HS

On Saturday, October 19, Preston High School hosted its fourth annual Halloween event, where children and their families gathered to celebrate with holiday activities such as face-painting, balloon animals, pumpkin decorating and carnival games along with a spooky mansion tour. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

One ‘g’ or two? Throggs Neck has a longstanding identity crisis

The ongoing debate of how to properly write out Throggs Neck (or is it Throgs Neck?) has sparked controversy in the Bronx for quite some time now — a few centuries, to be exact. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

DV victims receive support at Bronx Family Justice Center event

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Bronx Family Justice Center hosted ‘The Many Faces of Domestic Violence’ conversation-based event on Tuesday, October 22. Those in attendance included members of the BFJC, South Bronx Job Corps, a police officer from the 47th Precinct’s domestic violence unit and representatives from District Attorney Darcel Clark’s office. At the event, domestic violence conquerers and survivors were given a standing ovation for their perseverance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FLA art teacher takes students to Storm King Mountain Sculpture Park

Fordham Leadership Academy art teacher Larry Minetti recently took his students on a trip to Storm King Mountain Sculpture Park in Orange County, NY. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Merchants Assoc. holds 12th annual dinner dance

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Merchants Assoc. holds 12th annual dinner dance

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association’s 12th annual dinner dance took place on Thursday, October 24 at Villa Barone Manor. Various individuals and couples were honored for their work in the community and dedication to their local businesses. Proceeds from the event will be allocated towards the TNMA’s planning for a business improvement district, area beautification, the annual street fair and other civic and charitable events. Read more…
Parkchester

Bronx residents urge City Council to approve street co-naming for living civil rights icon activist

Advocates are calling on legislation to be passed to honor a civil rights activist with a street co-naming ceremony while she is still very much alive. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Hall must do more to curb homeless students

The number of homeless New York City students is absolutely appalling and should bring shame upon the de Blasio administration for doing next to nothing to solve this crisis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYISE awards Benedetto for service to physically challenged students

Leaders of the 4201 Schools Association honored Assemblyman Michael Benedetto for his service to physically challenged students at the New York Institute for Special Education on Friday, October 25. Assemblyman Benedetto, a retired educator, is an advocate and supporter of organizations serving students who are deaf, blind or severely physically disabled. He has focused on educational and child protection issues during his career as a state legislator. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough’s political leaders go horseback riding at Yonkers Raceway

Some of the borough’s elected officials took a trip to Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino to participate in ‘The Legislative Pace’ on Saturday, October 19. Elected officials who took part in this ‘political’ race included assemblymembers Marcos Crespo, Michael Benedetto, Nathalia Fernandez and Senator Jamaal Bailey, along with other members of the state legislature. Crespo’s ‘Galactic Galleon N’, Benedetto’s ‘Grand Master’ and Bailey’s ‘Pembroke Joey’ each won their respective races. Photo courtesy of Tommy Guerriero Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Diwali event included Sukul street co-naming

Bronx Times Reporter

Diwali event included Sukul street co-naming

The Vishnu Mandir Hindu Temple hosted their 23rd annual Diwali ‘Festival of Lights’ on Saturday, October 26. The event included a street co-naming ceremony for father, priest and spiritual […] Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bake sale proceeds will benefit breast and ovarian cancer victims

On Friday, October 18, Triboro Center wore pink for their Breast Cancer Awareness Bake Sale. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Multi-vehicle collision, two taken to hospital

A BMW, Toyota and a Nissan were involved in a multi-vehicle collision on Seneca and Hunts Point avenues on Tuesday, October 29. Following the crash, multiple people were trapped in each of the three vehicles. Two of the victims were eventually transported to the hospital at about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman King suspended for harassment, retaliation, disorderly conduct

Councilman Andy King received a month-long suspension from office following a probe into harassment and conflict of interest charges dating back to early 2017. Read more…
NYC Parks and elected officials recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new project that will benefit park-goers and wildlife. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Little Italy in the Bronx’ brand expands product offerings

The Belmont Business Improvement District and Summer Garden Food announce two new additions including imported Italian gnocchi and bronze die pasta made from Tuscan wheat to the portfolio of the ‘Little Italy in the Bronx’ products, which already includes seven sauce varieties from cherry tomato to arrabbiata. Sourced from Tuscany, the new pasta and traditional Italian gnocchi will be available at stores nationwide beginning in early 2020, including spaghetti, angel hair, linguine, rigatoni, rotini and farfalle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

National Voter Registration Day recognized by Sepulveda

To recognize National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 24, Senator Luis Sepulveda and his team were in Hunts Point to make sure community members were registered to vote. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Pro Group partners with United Methodist City Society

Bronx Pro Group, in partnership with United Methodist City Society, held a blessing ceremony at a former church site on Washington Avenue that will eventually provide homes for more than 150 senior citizens. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NBC’s Darlene Rodriguez helps celebrate BronxNet’s 25th year

It’s been 25 years since BronxNet began broadcasting to Bronx cable TV audiences, featuring innovative programs for by and about Bronxites. To celebrate 25 years of growth and achievement, BronxNet recently held a celebration luncheon at Marina del Rey, hosted by NBC 4 New York’s Today in New York Host Darlene Rodriguez. Rodriguez started her television reporting career at BronxNet. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 59 gives warm welcome to Assemblyman Pichardo

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo recently visited the students at P.S. 59 last week and was greeted with a warm welcome by administrators and students. Read more…
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