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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

Creative Image shears Locks of Love

Creative Image hair salon used the store as an outlet to give to children in need by hosting their 2nd annual Locks of Love day. Read more…
Borough-wide

49th institutes etching program for cell phones

As the Bronx enters the holiday season and technological devices become more common, theft is on the rise, but the New York Police Department is coming up with new ways to mitigate this threat. Read more…
Borough-wide

Show of merchant pride

After a drought of inactivity among merchants and professionals in Westchester Square left the area devoid of leadership and essential city services, the newly reconstituted group is coming together urging holiday shoppers to support those stores that support the community. Read more…
Borough-wide

St. Raymond’s principal a popular role model

Brother Andrew O’Gara, the longtime principal of St. Raymond’s Boys High School in the 1960s and 1970s, passed away recently, kicking off a remembrance of the man so many young men in the area looked up as a role model. Read more…
Borough-wide

CB 10 to DOT: Make Ferry Pt. streets one way

Residents of two short blocks in the Ferry Point community have wanted their streets to run one-way for years prevent 18-wheelers from cutting through their quiet residential street. Read more…
Borough-wide

Klein donates turkeys to local senior centers

Senior centers throughout the Bronx have been given generous turkey donations by Senator Jeff Klein to help families during these troubling times as Thanksgiving approaches. Read more…
Arts

Parkchester Chorus presents holiday music from classical to modern

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, puts visitors inside the boots of a paleontologist when it presents its newest exhibition, Digging for Dinosaurs, opening on Sat., Dec. 13, and on view through Sun., July 26, 2009. Digging for Dinosaurs is the Bruce Museum’s latest interactive exhibition as it explores where to look for dinosaurs, how to uncover their fossil remains, and what the fossils reveal about these “terrible lizards”. The show examines various types of fossilized dinosaur remains, such as a petrified sauropod leg bone and fossilized footprints from the Connecticut River Valley, fossilized dinosaur teeth and egg shells, and a cast of a juvenile Camarasuraus that covers an entire wall. Read more…
Arts

Stories of Survival

The Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, the contemporary art center of the Bronx Council on the Arts, presents Evolving: Stories of Survival and Resistance, an exhibition of works by some of the 2007 and 2008 recipients of Longwood’s Digital Matrix Commissions Program. Read more…
Arts

Gingerbread Adventure at the NYBG

In the hands-on Gingerbread Adventures program at The New York Botanical Garden, children can learn about the different plant parts used in creating the favorite holiday snack, gingerbread. From November 23, 2008, through January 11, 2009, in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, youngsters will be amazed to discover that cinnamon comes from the bark of a tree, ginger is derived from an underground stem, and more. They’ll have an opportunity to grind and examine gingerbread ingredients under a microscope and develop a field notebook about their visit. Read more…
Borough-wide

All Hallows a top 50 school

All Hallows high school has been evaluated and once again exceeded average standards and has been named one of the top 50 Catholic High Schools in the country. Read more…
Arts

WCS designated key supporter of gorillas

The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is designated as a key supporter of the world-wide Year of the Gorilla campaign, which was launched here today at the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP/CMS). Read more…
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