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Bronx Times Reporter

Covering: Van Nest, Morris Park, Pelham Gardens, Allerton, Castle Hill, Pelham Parkway, City Island, Westchester Square, Locust Point, Silver Beach, Edgewater Park, Ferry Point Park, Throggs Neck, Spencer Estate, Country Club, Pelham Bay


New civic group forms on Square

A new civic group in the Westchester Square neighborhood is hoping to join the fight to improve the area’s quality of life.  Read more…

Apartment building to have duplexes

The changing landscape of a stretch of Bruckner Boulevard in Pelham Bay has residents wondering what the project’s total impact will be to the neighborhood. Read more…

Dog takes bite out of crime

A Pelham Gardens woman and her dog took a bite out of crime, aiding the apprehension of a car thief. Read more…

Vandals deface 9-11 mural

As America prepared to celebrate Memorial Day, one graffiti vandal chose to dishonor the country and its heroes by defacing a mural honoring Bronx firefighter Peter Alexander Bielfeld.  Read more…

Klein asks for a gas tax rebate

With 2.2 million New Yorkers traveling by car this weekend, about 360,000 fewer than last year according to the AAA, and New York gas prices averaging over $4.10 a gallon, Senator Jeff Klein and Senator Eric Adams announced legislation to suspend the tolls on bridges and tunnels in and around New York City and on the Tappan Zee Bridge during major holidays and holiday weekends in order to ease traffic congestion and help drivers save on tolls and gas. In addition, the senators proposed a gas tax rebate based on income with savings up to $200 for middle and working class families. Read more…

Fire engulfs former Rhodes site on City Island

The site of a former bar and grill that was a staple in the community for over 15 years, as well as a local pizzeria, was recently engulfed in flames as firefighters fought desperately to save the two storefronts. Read more…

WLCA keeps urban scrawl off mailboxes

With graffiti on the rise all over the Bronx, residents of the Waterbury-LaSalle area have decided to take matters into their own hands to make sure their neighborhood remains as clean as  possible. Read more…

Year-end honors for young leaders in 49th

The 49th Precinct Explorers held their first annual awards dinner on Wednesday, May 14, attended by parents, friends and community leaders, honoring the young leaders for their community service. Read more…

Sanitation enforcement causes concern in Allerton area

After concerns about neighbors leaving garbage in front of other people’s homes and businesses, Beth Abraham Health Services’ small property division and the Allerton Business and Community Association say they have had enough. Read more…

Veteran museum collection grows; seeks new space

As the Bronx’ unique veteran’s historical hot spot continues to grow, the search remains for a new site for the borough’s unofficial military museum. Read more…

Parks commish opens gate talk

At a contentious meeting of the Spencer Estate Civic Association on May 21, residents expressed their anger to Bronx Parks Commissioner Hector Aponte over a proposed public access gate to a proposed waterfront promenade in Pelham Bay Park.  Read more…
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