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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

New store openings bring fresh look to Bruckner Blvd.

A commercial stretch of Bruckner Boulevard between E. Tremont and Edison avenues was once very desolate, with few businesses, but now the tide has turned with the addition of new stores. Read more…
Borough-wide

Turning trash into treasure

“Look at all this paint,” Gloria Walker said, gesturing towards a neatly stacked shelf of cans. “If we hadn’t taken it, it would be seeping into the ground.” Read more…
Borough-wide

Lehman ‘safe corridor’ improves merchant relations

Westchester Square merchants, Lehman High School administrators and student leaders sat down with police and transit cops Thursday, November 13 for a community youth summit sponsored by Community Board 10. Read more…
Borough-wide

Klein assumes role in new Dem-led Senate

With the Democrats taking control the state senate for the first time in more than 40 years, one local legislator is riding the party’s tidal wave of success right to a new leadership role on the Senate floor. Read more…
Borough-wide

Benedetto organizes coat drive

Assemblyman Michael R. Benedetto is organizing a coat drive for the needy in our local area. Read more…
Borough-wide

FedEx delivers meals for FoodBank

Food Bank for New York City’s Hunts Point warehouse got a much-needed boost from FedEx and their employees, delivering an extra 25,000 meals to Bronxites and New Yorkers need. Read more…
Borough-wide

Empty trailers force students into the streets

For the past two years, M.S. 144, located on 2545 Gunther Avenue, between Mace and Allerton avenues, had its schoolyard covered with trailers dedicated to the students of Sports Professions High School. Read more…
Borough-wide

Disgraced Gotti guard goes berserk

A former federal law enforcement agent who was disgraced after signing on to arrange a hit for former mob boss John Gotti kept dozens of police officers at bay outside his Eastchester Road home. He ranted to cops about a government conspiracy setup to destroy his life. Read more…
Borough-wide

Throggs Neck Benevolent Society Turkey Trot raises money

The Throggs Neck Benevolent Society held its 13th annual Turkey Trot roadrunners race this holiday season, raising both money and awareness for cancer screening and treatments, and neighbors afflicted with all the different forms of the malady. Read more…
Borough-wide

Sidewalk and sewers for TNLL environs

It has been budgeted and planned, and now those in the Throggs Neck community living near a section of Schurz Avenue will, in a few years, finally have sidewalks to walk on. Read more…
Borough-wide

Med society taps Jacobi as Hopital of the Year

The Bronx County Medical Society named Jacobi Medical Center its ‘Hospital of the Year’ Saturday, November 8. Executive Director Diane P. Miller thanked the medical center for partnering with her organization and praised Jacobi’s emergency care. Read more…
Arts

Bronx Zoo winter display goes green

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is making this holiday season a “greener” at its flagship Bronx Zoo by reducing its carbon footprint. Read more…
Opinion

Waterbury Lasalle Community Association

The next year will be a critical time for our community.  We have never been in a better position to achieve some of our most important goals.  Our civic associations have joined together which has increased our power significantly.  Now, instead of being a group of 500 or 1000, we are a group of many thousands and that is critical when you are trying to get city officials to listen and respond.   Also, the mayor who can help us achieve our goals needs our help if he is to win the election next year.  Now is the time for us to act.  We must write letters, make phone calls, sign petitions and most importantly we must rally together in large numbers where we can be heard and seen by the people who can help us. Read more…
Opinion

Throggs Neck Merchants Associates

Happy Thanksgiving from the Throggs Neck Merchant Association.  We hope you, your family and friends all find what you need in our stores to have a fantastic holiday.  For those of who don’t want to cook, please visit one our local restaurants to make your Thanksgiving meal a perfect one.  For a full list of rRstaurant Merchant Members, please check out our website at www.ThroggsNeck.org    Read more…
Opinion

Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

The Northeast Bronx Community Alliance is gaining more and more momentum.  We have received many calls from neighboring civic associations sharing our goals.  With thousands of strong voices objecting to the destruction of our communities, together we can bring to a screeching halt any further over development of our neighborhoods. Read more…
Opinion

Rock On The Bronx

ITEM: Of course its too early to tell but I’m feeling cautiously comfortable with Obama. The following is no way to judge a President but I’ve read where when asked what their favorite movies […] Read more…
Opinion

Ferry Point Community Advocates

Thank you Councilman James Vacca, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and Senator Jeff Klein for attending the rally at 3030 Middletown Road on October 18. Read more…
Opinion

Locust Point Civic Association

Hello all!  Not only does the United States have a new president, the Locust Point Civic Association has one too!  We are happy to announce that Will Cuevas has recently accepted the position of President.  Will and his wife, Margarita, moved into the neighborhood a few years ago and immediately became involved in our civic organization.  They both serve on our board of directors and have helped with a number of our events.  Will has great ideas and a positive attitude and like the rest of the executives and board members, is looking forward to a successful 2009.  Read more…
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