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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

Borough-wide

MPCA promises they’ll be holiday lights

After much confusion last year over who was going to put up holiday lights in Morris Park’s commercial areas, the MPCA hopes to raise funds well-in advance of the holidays, ensuring commercial strips are beautified. Read more…
Borough-wide

Ride-along is an eye opener for BTR reporter

Last week I turned in my high-heeled shoes for a bulletproof vest. While it’s not exactly the expected turn of events for an average reporter – for me it was a window into reality. Read more…
Borough-wide

Karma operates as SLA squabbles

On Friday, July 25, a flood of eager young adults swarmed into Morris Park’s club Karma for the Uptown Girls at Karma, Sex on the Beach Edition party. Read more…
Borough-wide

Klein retrieves medical records for disabled woman

Senator Jeff Klein helped a Morris Park woman who was severely injured in a car accident in Florida and moved back to New York, get her medical records for much needed treatments to a life-endangering condition. Read more…
Food

Good to Go: home-style cooking without a stove

On Monday, July 21, they opened their moms’ kitchens to the Morris Park community with the desire to fill every empty stomach with home cooking from the heart. Read more…
Crime

Gunfire erupts at Deli

A double shooting shook nerves in the Morris Park section of the Bronx over the weekend after two men were wounded while walking along Holland Avenue. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx Underground, WLCA team up to clean graffiti

In an effort to beautify a wide swath of the local area, the Waterbury-LaSalle Community Organization is forming a partnership with neighborhood teens affiliated with the Bronx Underground, for a clean up of graffiti in the community. Read more…
Borough-wide

$5 million repair for Pennyfield Ave. seawall

With the short-term stabilization project complete, the Pennyfield Avenue seawall is now receiving a much-needed long-term reconstruction. Read more…
Business

TGI Friday set to build Gun Hill Rd. restaurant

A vacant mall on E. Gun Hill Road, which has become an economic ghost town ever since an A&P store closed a few years ago, is about to see a major resurgence in the near future. Read more…
Business

Verizon to sell Westchester Square office space

A sale proposal for the 2510 Westchester Avenue Verizon building could mean a monumental boost in Westchester Square’s revitalizations efforts. Read more…
Business

New revitalized Edgewater Deli plans opening

After turmoil over the previous owners’ departure, a new, renamed and revitalized deli will be serving the Edgewater Park community, once again providing the quality service the neighborhood expects. Read more…
Opinion

Around Town

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town. Read more…
Borough-wide

Elderly woman pays for grandson’s errors

A Pelham Bay woman whose grandson and former-daughter in law allegedly took out a mortgage loan in her name by forging her signature says she is nearing bankruptcy and close to being kicked out of her home because of a faulty loan. Read more…
Borough-wide

45th capt. transferred to the 48th

The 18 new officers announced for the 45th Precinct arrive without a captain to command them.  Read more…
Arts

Pel Bay restaurant stars in indie film

Lucca Fine Italian Cuisine served more than a pair of lovebirds when Brandon and Abby Sanders dined at the eatery on Sunday, July 20 – it transformed into a set for the stars. Read more…
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