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Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Day

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Day

The Throggs Neck Car Cruise took place on Sunday, November 3 at the Waterfront NYC Restaurant at Trump Links in Ferry Point Park. The event featured hot rods, kustoms, muscle cars, race cars, stockers, […] Read more…
Last month, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited the Amalgamated Nursery School for their ‘Fall Festival’ to celebrate the autumn season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Lafayette Estates’ NORC Program granted $79,000

Along with Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Neighborhood SHOPP president and CEO Katherine Martinez, Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently announced a $79,000 allocation for the NORC Program at Lafayette Estates. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Late night duo team up on Bronx Brewery’s ‘Bodega Boys’  lager

The two Bronx stars of late night television have a new project brewing — and it’s a lager. Read more…
Fordham

Bronx World War II veteran publishes memoir, war art

A legendary Bronx artist, storyteller and writer is revealing his decades old secret that almost no one knew — his service as a World War II soldier in the fight against the Nazis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

First annual benefit held by Bronx Lacrosse organization

Bronx Times Reporter

First annual benefit held by Bronx Lacrosse organization

On Wednesday, October 30, Bronx Lacrosse held its first annual benefit, which saw a turnout of over 250 people. The organization provides children with the opportunity to play in out-of-city games, clinics, camps and tournaments. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dinowitz, other elected officials sponsor flu shot event

Bronx Times Reporter

Dinowitz, other elected officials sponsor flu shot event

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz held a flu shot event in Van Cortlandt Village last week to help dozens of residents get protected from the flu. The event was also co-sponsored by Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Councilman Andrew Cohen and Senator Alessandra Biaggi. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Forum recently held to discuss faith-based topics

Bronx Times Reporter

Forum recently held to discuss faith-based topics

‘An Invitation to Faith and Non-Profit Communities’ forum was held on Tuesday, October 29. Topics that were covered included establishing a non-religious, not-for-profit organization, community development corporations, obtaining funding from state government, established a faith-based not-for-profit organization, using existing properties to develop housing and shelters, affordable and supportive housing and more. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

WW II survivor publishes memoir; finds happiness in America

When Anneros Valensi made the move to the United States in 1966, she found a sense of belonging and happiness, after surviving the horrific atrocities of World War II in Germany. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 109’s Halloween event attended by Biaggi, Fernandez, Gjonaj

Senator Alessandra Biaggi joined Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and Councilman Mark Gjonaj at P.S. 109’s Halloween Party last month. The event featured games, treats and spooky costumes. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Catherine Academy’s Card Party attended by Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj stopped by and showed his support for students, families and staff at the St. Catharine Academy Card Party last month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Walkathon event held to promote healthy lifestyles in the borough

The 22nd Community Walkathon & Health Fair took place at P.S. 121 on Thursday, October 24. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx group helps South Asian women fulfill dreams

When Rila Choudhury’s husband died in 2017, she didn’t know how to go on. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Biaggi thanks brownies, junior girl scouts at St. Theresa’s Church

Senator Alessandra Biaggi met with a group of brownies and junior girl scouts at St. Theresa’s Church early this month, to thank them for the incredible job they have done supporting their community. Read more…
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz joined the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center for their annual ‘Family Volunteer Day’ event last month. Read more…
On Thursday, October 31, NYPD Police Service Area 8 community affairs hosted their Mobile Haunted House event, where they handed out candy and treats to the children who came dressed in their costumes. The event included a haunted mobile van and the first ever ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxNet’s 25th anniversary celebration held at Marina del Rey

Public access television network BronxNet celebrated its 25th anniversary at Marina del Rey on Thursday, October 17. The celebration included award presentations to Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., […] Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Foul Smell Ruining Business for Eatery

A foul smell is driving customers away from a Clason Point restaraunt. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Jardin La Roca Garden beautified by Bank Leumi volunteers

Bronx Times Reporter

Jardin La Roca Garden beautified by Bank Leumi volunteers

Nearly 200 volunteers from Bank Leumi spent two days working with members of Jardin La Roca Garden to help beautify and maintain the community green space located on Elton Avenue in Melrose. This event was part of Citizens Committee for New York City’s ‘Love Your City’ program. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bi-annual All Souls Day Field Mass remembers dearly departed

Bronx Times Reporter

Bi-annual All Souls Day Field Mass remembers dearly departed

On Saturday, November 2, an ‘All Souls Day Field Mass’ was held at St. Raymond’s Cemetery. The bi-annual Mass was held to honor and remember all of the neighborhood’s loved ones who have been buried in the cemetery. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic hosts cleanup, installs new welcome sign

For the past four years, the Country Club Civic Association has been beautifying the neighborhood by cleaning up debris and graffiti. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Businesses near Yankee Stadium cut out of Nike-MLB deal

The New York Yankees are going to bat for mom and pop shops on River Avenue that would be benched by a new merchandising deal between the MLB and Nike going into effect this January. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Spooktacular’ Halloween event hosted by 47th Precinct

Bronx Times Reporter

‘Spooktacular’ Halloween event hosted by 47th Precinct

The 47th Precinct Community Council hosted its ‘Halloween Spooktacular and Pumpkinfest’ event on Thursday, October 31. Attendees dressed in their costumes, enjoyed popcorn, cotton candy and […] Read more…
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited the RAIN Senior Center in Wakefield to participate in the Halloween festivities with the residents and staff. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pre-Halloween party hosted by St. Barnabas, Fordham Road BID

St. Barnabas Hospital recently partnered with the Fordham Road Business Improvement District and City Jeans to sponsor a pre-Halloween party at Monterey Cornerstone Community Center. The children from the afterschool program enjoyed games, healthy snacks provided by SBH’s nutrition department, as well as pumpkin and face painting. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new GCA charter school

Bronx Times Reporter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new GCA charter school

A recent grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the official opening of a new charter school location. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx pastry chef participates in TV Halloween Baking contest

It was a spook-tacular time for a Bronx pastry chef who showcased her creepy culinary desserts on the Food Network Channel’s Halloween Baking Championship competing for a chance to win $25,000. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Larry Siegel’s performance concludes 2019 Seniors Concert Series

Local singer Larry Siegel performed live for the seniors and staff at Bronx Center on Underhill Avenue. This was the final show of Unitex’s 2019 Seniors Concert Series. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The Hub’s new BronxNet studio space visited by Salamanca

Bronx Times Reporter

The Hub’s new BronxNet studio space visited by Salamanca

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently visited the new BronxNet studio space, located in the Hub on Third Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Benedetto, Gjonaj host annual TN Halloween event

Bronx Times Reporter

Benedetto, Gjonaj host annual TN Halloween event

The 36th annual Throggs Neck ‘Halloween Carnival and Costume Contest’ was held on Saturday, October 26, on Throgs Neck Boulevard, outside the Throgs Neck Little League Field. The event, presented […] Read more…
City Island

Waterfront communities: Harbor Patrol needed to alleviate noise

Communities along the northeast Bronx waterfront are requesting a dedicated Harbor Patrol station on a year-round basis, following complaints of loud music and inappropriate behavior from boat passengers deteriorating quality-of-life in the area. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NCBH vs. Jacobi as hospitals come together for ‘Making Strides’ softball game

Last week’s ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ softball game featured a matchup between two powerhouses - Jacobi and North Central Bronx hospitals, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jacobi bested NCBH, 11-10. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New dock at Bronx River waterfront to provide access for residents

A new floating dock and gangway on the Harlem River waterfront is providing easier access for residents at Roberto Clemente State Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights Return in ‘19

As one of New York City’s greatest holiday traditions and for the first time since 2007, the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights will return in 2019 during the most festive time of the year with dazzling light displays that will cover and sparkle acres of the zoo. Visitors will be able to walk-through the zoo to experience wildlife-themed LED displays, custom Asian lanterns, animated light shows on the historic Astor Court and more. Read more…
Senator Luis Sepulveda attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Counseling Center, a new clinic located on 149th Street. Read more…
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