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RKA’s ‘You Make A Difference’ program attended by Dinowitz

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz took part in the Riverdale-Kingsbridge Academy’s ‘You Make a Difference’ program earlier this week. Read more…
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Councilman Gjonaj joins Bronx Boy Scouts for ‘Good Scout Awards Dinner’

The Bronx Boy Scouts of America were joined by Councilman Mark Gjonaj at this year’s ’Good Scout Awards Dinner.’ Read more…
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P.S. 105 Halloween Party hosted by local elected officials

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, along with Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Councilman Mark Gjonaj, hosted the annual Halloween Party at P.S. 105 on Saturday, October 26. The Halloween party included face painting, dancing and candy. Read more…
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New ’Tomorrow Matters’ program begins at Triboro Center

Last month, Triboro Center’s Therapeutic Recreation and Psychiatrics departments started a new collaborative program called ‘Tomorrow Matters’, where residents created posters expressing words of encouragement for themselves and other residents. Read more…
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Triboro Center honors residents, staff who are also veterans

For Veterans Day, Triboro Center recognized both residents and staff who fought for our countries freedom by presenting each of them with a Certificate of Merit. The Veterans Day event also included a special breakfast and storytelling. Read more…
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Bronx businesses celebrate comeback victory over Nike

The little guy beat back a challenge that treatened to put eight popular stores out of business. Read more…
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Riverdale Y to receive new AC system, thanks to Dinowitz

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz recently allocated $100,000 to the Riverdale Y for a new air conditioning system. The current AC system at the Riverdale Y is from the original construction of building several decades ago. The Riverdale Y is used for a number of local community organizations and as a community theater. Read more…
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P.S. 121 receives $100,000 for technology upgrades

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently met with P.S. 121 students, faculty and staff to announce the funding allocation of $100,000 to the school for technology upgrades. Read more…
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Huntington Library’s ‘Night of the Arts’ attended by Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj enjoyed a night of art, poetry and comedy with Bronx-based artists during the ‘Night of the Arts’ at the Huntington Library in Westchester Square. Read more…
St. Patrick’s Nursing Home, located at 66 Van Cortlandt Park South received the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima on Wednesday, November 13. Following the arrival of the statue, there was a Mass, an exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a Rosary, a consecration to the sacred heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a benediction of the Blessed Sacrament as well as a private prayer sessions with the statue. Read more…
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CM Gjonaj Introduces Junior’s Law

CM Gjonaj introduces legilsation to further prevent murders like Junior Guzman. Read more…
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NCBH, Dinowitz acknowledge World Diabetes Day

Bronx Times Reporter

NCBH, Dinowitz acknowledge World Diabetes Day

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited North Central Bronx Hospital to acknowledge World Diabetes Day at NCBH’s ‘World Diabetes Day Awareness’ event on Thursday, November 14. Diabetes is one of the top causes of death for Bronx residents, mostly due to the borough’s ongoing struggle with obesity, unhealthy eating and sedentary lifestyles. Read more…
Members of the John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post 19 distributed refreshements at the Bronxonia Yacht Club on Sunday, November 10, following the annual Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Last month, seniors from 40 different senior centers in the Bronx took a day trip to catering venue Krucker’s in Pomona, Rockland County to take part in the tradition of Oktoberfest. Read more…
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Senator Serrano, Montefiore, Walgreens collab for flu pop-up clinic

On Saturday, October 26, over 70 Bronx residents received flu shots at St. Jerome H.A.N.D.S. Community Center. The pop-up clinic was made possible by a partnership between Montefiore Health System, Walgreens and Senator Jose Serrano, who worked together to protect Bronx residents from the flu. Read more…
The MJ Treatment Spa & Wellness, located at 3000 Bronx Park East, was recently named the Bronx ‘Day Spa of the Year’ winner at this year’s New York Hair & Beauty Awards. Read more…
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Phase II of St. Mary’s Park renovations announced by Parks

The south Bronx’ largest park will be undergoing a $19.6 million facelift. Read more…
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Kingsbridge Heights Community Center receives $250,000

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Kingsbridge Heights Community Center receives $250,000

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz recently presented Kingsbridge Heights Community Center with a $250,000 legislative grant to help fund the rehabilitation of their facility, located at 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace. Read more…
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Woodlawn Cemetery program teaches students leadership skills

Graves of the rich and famous promote students’ legacies. Read more…
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Next year’s bail reform discussed at CB 6 meeting

Sergeant Franklin Bonilla of the 48th Precinct led a Community Board 6 discussion about recently passed legislation that will eliminate cash bail for misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenses, beginning in 2020. Read more…
On Friday, November 15, City Island Rising members joined Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Community Board 10 district manager Matt Cruz for an extensive tour of Hart Island. Senator Biaggi’s office arranged the tour so local residents could see Hart Island’s current conditions and restrictions. Read more…
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Equality Charter High School holds annual mock debate

Earlier this month, Equality Charter High School held its annual mock debate, in order to promote student political awareness and participation in the democratic process. This year’s mock debate, which focused on the democratic presidential debates and current issues such as gun control, was moderated by Assemblywoman Karines Reyes. Read more…
Health + Hospitals’ Bronx community relations committee recently held their bi-monthly board meeting. Bronx board member Bob Nolan chaired the meeting, after his appointment to the board was previously approved. Read more…
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‘Meet The Candidates’ event hosted by 1199SEIU

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‘Meet The Candidates’ event hosted by 1199SEIU

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East hosted a ‘Meet The Candidates’ event, which highlighted the candidates in the upcoming 15th Congressional District race. Attendees included Melissa Mark-Viverito, Councilman Richie Torres and 15th Congressional District race candidate and community activist Samelys Lopez of Community Board 7. Read more…
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South Bronx Restaraunt Owner Fights for Asylum

Activist and restaraunt owner battles to stay in the country. Read more…
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Bronx Woman talks about diabetes in film

A Bronx resident discusses how she deals with diabetes in a film. Read more…
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Veterans Day event held at Bronx Center

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Veterans Day event held at Bronx Center

Bronx Center held a Veterans Day event to honor those who have served our country on Monday, November 11. The event featured patriotic music and a live guitarist, along with the facility handing out Certificates of Merit. Read more…
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Northwest Bronx elected officials recognize Veterans Day

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Northwest Bronx elected officials recognize Veterans Day

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, joined by Councilman Andrew Cohen and local veterans, acknowledged Veterans Day on Monday, November 11 and recognized those who have sacrificed their lives for this country. Read more…
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Fifth and final ‘Storytime’ event held at Eastchester Library

Last month, Assemblyman Carl Heastie and Senator Jamaal Bailey hosted their fifth and final ‘Storytime’ event at Eastchester Library. Other library branches that were involved in this initiative were the Baychester, Allerton, Edenwald and Wakefield libraries. Other elected officials who were involved in the previous four events included Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez. Read more…
On Sunday, November 3, Throggs Neck Memorial American Legion Post 1456 hosted a ‘Champagne Social for Bronx County’ event to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary, which was founded in 1919. The event included a video entitled ‘Decades of Service’ which highlighted the history of the American Legion. Read more…
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BP Diaz’ annual ‘Holiday Toy Drive’ kicked off at Bronx Zoo with P.S. 205

On Friday, November 15, the Bronx Zoo hosted Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s annual ‘Holiday Toy Drive’ to benefit military families. To kick off the toy drive, school children from P.S. 205 were on hand to donate the first toys of the year. The Bronx Zoo and Borough President’s office have collaborated on this annual toy drive for more than a decade. Read more…
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Public provides feedback on future Harlem Riverfront Park

A dramatic waterfront renovation is scheduled to start transforming the souh Bronx. Read more…
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Veterans Day ceremony attended by Amvets Ladies Aux. 38

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Veterans Day ceremony attended by Amvets Ladies Aux. 38

Members of the Amvets Ladies Auxiliary 38 attended a Veterans Day ceremony at the Winged Victory monument in Pelham Bay Park on Monday, November 11 to recognize the annual holiday. Read more…
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P.S. 7 student leaders visit Assemblyman Dinowitz

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P.S. 7 student leaders visit Assemblyman Dinowitz

The Student Leadership from P.S. 7 recently visited the office of Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz to discuss how the government is structured, how they can help advocate for causes in their community and the experience of being an elected official. Read more…
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Gjonaj, Allerton Merchants, Pel. Parkway and TN Houses host turkey giveaway

Councilman Mark Gjonaj collaborated with the Allerton International Merchants, Pelham Parkway Houses and Throggs Neck Houses for the ’Free Community Turkey Giveaway’ earlier this month. Read more…
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Bingo event held at OLA Church

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Bingo event held at OLA Church

Our Lady of Assumption Church’s bingo group held a Bingo event on Tuesday, November 12. Read more…
Williamsbridge Center held a Veterans Day event for its residents and staff on Monday, November 11. The event featured an Elvis Presley impersonator who did both patriotic and classic Elvis songs, along with red, white and blue cupcakes for dessert following lunch. Read more…
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City Council votes to reform operations at Hart Island

The NYC Council voted to transfer Hart Island to the Parks Department. Interments would be privatized. Read more…
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West Bronx rally decries MTA’s express bus ‘off peak’ cuts

West Bronx residents responded in mass to the MTA’s proposed off peak express bus service. Read more…
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Bronx Terminal Market rings in the holidays, Hip-Hop Museum

The Bronx Terminal Market kicked off the holiday season unveiling its annual ‘Winter Wonderland”’with a special tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, November 19, followed by an announcement of the opening of the Hip-Hop Museum. Read more…
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P.S. 108 receives allocation from Councilman Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently met with P.S. 108 students, faculty and staff to present the school with a $100,000 allocation for technology upgrades. Read more…
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Halloween event held by Assemblywoman Reyes’ office

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Halloween event held by Assemblywoman Reyes’ office

Assemblywoman Karines Reyes held a ‘Halloween Fun’ event on Thursday, October 31. The event featured Halloween festivities including costumes, candy and trick-or-treating. Read more…
St. Raymond Elementary School received a special Halloween visit from RMR Wealth Builders’ Alyssa Cortelyou and Dominic Aceto, who dressed up as ‘Woody’ and ‘Jesse’ from Toy Story and brought a bag of candy for each classroom. Cortelyou and Aceto also served as judges in the Throggs Neck Halloween Parade and selected one girl and boy from each class with the best costume. Read more…
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Bronx musician honored with street co-naming ceremony

Bronx elected officials and community members at the corner of Hillman Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South honored a late musician with a street co-naming ceremony on Friday, November 11. Read more…
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Gjonaj’s Veterans Day Breakfast honored local vets

Councilman Mark Gjonaj hosted a Veterans Day Breakfast at Villa Barone Manor on Sunday, November 10 to prelude the annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Throggs Neck. Read more…
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Assemblywoman Fernandez presents officer Bouchet with ‘Cop of the Month’ award

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez recently presented officer Bouchet of the 49th Precinct with the ‘Cop of the Month’ award at the monthly 49th Precinct Community Council meeting. Read more…
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Annual dinner dance held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

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Annual dinner dance held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church held its 113th anniversary dinner dance on Sunday, October 27. The dinner dance honored Elizabeth Camarillo and Cristian Fernandez and recognized monsignor John Ruvo for 65 years of service. Additionally, the event also celebrated Antoinette and Carmine Campo’s 70-year wedding anniversary. Read more…
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‘Part of the Solution’ model receives $1,000 from St. Barnabas

As part of its ‘Stop the Hunger’ campaign, St. Barnabas Hospital Health System recently raised more than $1,000 for Part of the Solution, a one-stop model for providing coordinated and comprehensive care for addressing poverty. Read more…
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Montefiore’s Children’s Hospital holds ‘Halloween Candy Exchange’

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore recently held their annual ‘Halloween Candy Exchange’ event, which was coordinated by providers in CHAM’s pediatric endocrinology and diabetes division. For the event, CHAM children dressed in their costumes and brought in the candy they collected in exchange for a gift or a toy. Read more…
NYC Parks, NYC Department of Health and NYC Department of Sanitation were recently joined by Councilman Rafael Salamanca and Councilwoman Diana Ayala to announce a new environmental unit that will focus on clearing syringes from the borough’s streets and sidewalks. Read more…
Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently recognized Harbor Patrol officers Erik Hansen, Paul Hessian, Melissa Brown as well as 45th Precinct captain Thomas Fraser for all their efforts of patrolling the waterways in the district. Read more…
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Girls Prep Bronx school celebrates ten-year anniversary

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Girls Prep Bronx school celebrates ten-year anniversary

Girls Prep Bronx recently held a ten-year anniversary celebration of their school, an event that was attended by Councilman Rafael Salamanca. Read more…
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Third ‘Another Chance’ program held by Bronx DA Darcel Clark

District Attorney Darcel Clark held her third ‘Another Chance’ program on Saturday, October 26 at Thessalonia Worship Center, 941 Reverend James A. Polite Avenue. The goal of the ‘Another Chance’ program is to provide an opportunity to resolve outstanding, quality of life summonses, learn about the application process for the state’s sealing statute and obtain information on expunging marijuana possession convictions. Read more…
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P.S. 72 receives check from Councilman Gjonaj for tech. upgrades

An allocation of $140,000 was recently presented to P.S. 72 students and staff by Councilman Mark Gjonaj for technology upgrades. Read more…
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P.S. 108 Veterans Day event attended by Councilman Gjonaj

P.S. 108 students, staff and families were joined by Councilman Mark Gjonaj for the school’s Veterans Day event last week. Gjonaj expressed his gratitude and honored those who have served and are currently serving our country. Read more…
Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently joined residents, local organizations as well as other elected officials for the official groundbreaking ceremony for La Peninsula, a new project in Hunts Point that will partially be built on the property that previously occupied the Spofford Detention Center. Read more…
On Thursday, October 31, students from the Biondi Elementary School came to Williamsbridge Center, located on Tomlinson Avenue, to visit the residents and staff and show off their Halloween costumes and go trick-or-treating throughout the center. Read more…
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’Halloween Spooktacular’ event attended by Salamanca, son Aidan

Councilman Rafael Salamanca, accompanied by his son Aidan, joined the 40th and 41st precinct community councils and local trick-or-treaters for the ‘2019 Halloween Spooktacular’ event on Thursday, October 31. Read more…
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Kendo event enjoyed by Williamsbridge Center residents

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Kendo event enjoyed by Williamsbridge Center residents

On Thursday, October 24, Williamsbridge Center, located on Tomlinson Avenue, held a Japanese-themed Kendo event, which was performed by Williamsbridge Center’s faculty and staff. Read more…
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Annual ‘Cancer Walkathon’ held by St. Theresa School

St. Theresa School held its second annual ‘Cancer Walkathon’ on Thursday, November 7. Students, teachers and faculty walked for people who have died from, are battling, and who have survived cancer. The walkathon featured a performance by the fourth and fifth graders, who sang a song called ‘Kick That Cancer Song’ in front of the entire school. Read more…
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