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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

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New stores breathe life into retail strip

After months of recession and concerns about the economy filling news reports, things may finally be getting back to normal for our shopping strips. Read more…
Opinion

Morris Park Racecourse tunnel exposed

Tom Vasti is very knowledgeable about the history of Morris Park, even the minutiae.It was no surprise therefore that when he noticed a large street opening on Bronxdale Avenue on March 4 that he stopped to examine it.There is an area behind Con Edison’s Building #21 where it is quite evident that an opening was closed off with a wall just behind the building just north of the Bronxdale Avenue entrance to the Con Edison Yard.A check of old maps shows that the walled off area led to a tunnel which served as the grand entrance to the Morris Park Race Course used by some of the most prized race horses of the day owned by such luminaries as August Belmont, John A. Morris, the Vanderbilts, et al. Read more…
Borough-wide

Villa Maria Academy celebrates Earth Day

Villa Maria Academy students, from the youngest up to 8th graders, paraded through Country Club last Friday, April 23 to spread their love of Mother Earth. Read more…
Borough-wide

Albanian first lady visits Mother Teresa Way

The Albanian first lady visited Mother Teresa Way on Lydig Avenue on Sunday, April 25, paying tribute to the great Albanian humanitarian. Read more…
Borough-wide

Throgs Neck LL season dedicated to Vitti and Jonap

The Throgs Neck Little League season kicked off Saturday, April 17 in style, but also in memory of Bob Jonap and Leo Vitti. Read more…
Borough-wide

Astor Collegiate visits Europe

Continuing a tradition that began last year, Astor Collegiate Academy hosted its second oversees trip for the school’s juniors and seniors during spring break. This time around, students from the school took a trip to several countries in Europe. Read more…
Borough-wide

Throgs Neck Bridge on-ramp may reopen on weekends

So guests of a local catering facility can more easily reach the Throgs Neck Bridge on weekend nights, plans are in the works to re-open an on-ramp to the Throgs Neck Expressway at Harding Avenue that is usually closed during the weekends and the rush hour. Read more…
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