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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


Residents petition to keep Van Nest post office open

On Wednesday, January 20, Hazel Miura, of Neighborhood Initiative Development Corporation, along with volunteers from the newly formed Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance, set up a table outside of the Van Nest Post Office to collect signatures and education people on the issue. Read more…

Bronx Schools

The Sr. Mary Ellen Bernard Chapter of the National English Honor Society of Preston High School welcomed 16 new members into the organization at an induction ceremony on January 12th. This chapter was the first of its kind in the Bronx when it was formed four years ago and is one of only 25 chapters in the state of New York. Read more…

Bronx Schols

In light of the tragedy in Haiti, many people in the Bronx community are donating their time, money, and energy to aid Haiti in this aftermath of the earth-quake that shattered their country. The many academic departments and after-school clubs at Preston High School are joining forces to raise money to send to Haiti as well as collecting notes of prayer and strength. Compassion Connection, the service club at Preston, is foregoing their weekly Food Fest Friday where they collect money for the local community and they will collect for Haiti instead. Read more…

Letters To The Editor

Christopher Columbus H.S. staff responds to Deputy Chancellor Interim Acting’s closing explanation Read more…

MTA to axe Bx14, reroute Bx5, Bx8

In order to keep isolated Spencer Estate and Country linked to the transit grid, the MTA has proposed a reroute of the Bx8 from Crosby Avenue to Stadium Avenue. The Bx5 would jump from Bruckner Boulevard to Crosby Avenue to replace the Bx8. Read more…

Noisy teens wreak havor

Shhhhh!An increase in noisy teens in and around the Morris Park Public Library is upsetting its patrons and neighbors. Read more…

Jewelry thief wanted

Police are in search two men who stole $300,000 in diamonds and valuables from a Morris Park jewelry store on Tuesday, December 22 at 12:14 p.m. Read more…

CB10 teens receive Yankees Youth Leadership awards

The New York Yankees celebrated a handful of exceptional teens on Tuesday, January 19 at a Community Board 10 youth committee meeting. Five super students dedicated to the community accepted $500 Yankee Youth Leadership Awards. Read more…

Student collects coins for Haiti

A 12-year-old M.S. 101 student has taken the initiative to raise hundreds of dollars for Haitian earthquake victims. Read more…

Bank, city clean up vacant homes

Two vacant homes that had been labeled abandoned abominations have been cleaned and secured in response to protests by neighbors. Read more…

Bronx Beat

The Parkchester Chorus opens its 70th Winter/Spring season on Mon., Jan. 25, and invites you to join the chorus. Do you like to sing? Have you sung in your school or church choir? The members of the […] Read more…
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