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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


Parks hesitant on VN Playground expansion

Although the Morris Park and Van Nest community had been confident about plans to renovate and expand Van Nest Playground, it looks as though, for the time being, an updated wish list presented to reps from the Parks Department at a Friday, October 1 “scoping meeting” will remain just that: a wish list. Read more…

Cap’n and Vacca plan makeover for 49th Pct

When residents speak up, Captain Kevin Nicholson listens. Read more…

Morris Park eyes potential BID

Business officials in Morris Park are considering a new solution to the problem of raising money for community events during these tough economic times: setting up a business improvement district. Read more…

Local Celebrity Theatre plans two new shows

Flush with success from still another production at the campus of what was formerly I.S. 192, the newly formed Local Celebrity Theatre is moving forward with plans for two new shows. Read more…

WSPT struts its stuff at wellness expo

Working out should offer something for everyone, many believe. Read more…

City Island cleanup draws many

Residents of City Island took to the streets on Saturday, September 18 to collect weeds and garbage in an effort to beautify the island. Read more…

Bronx Zoo rolls out two new buildings

The Bronx Zoo is getting two new buildings that will house some of the friendliest animals on earth. Read more…

Country Club jazz guitarist hits the big time

For years, Stadium Avenue resident Lou Volpe played in a jazz band all over the city. Now he’s out on his own. Read more…

DOT to clear congestion

And just like that, a congested shortcut will become a positive, safe space for the community. Read more…

Vets seek to open heroic library

The East Bronx is full of heroes, and some residents want to create a combination library/museum to give them the recognition they deserve. Read more…

Neighbors barking mad over barking dogs

Barking dogs, illegal occupancy, and other quality of life issues are plaguing neighbors of one home on Tomlinson Avenue. Read more…

Lifelong Mets fan celebrates 50th at Shea

When Pennyfield Avenue resident Elisa Albano was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January of 1989, doctors didn’t expect her to live for more than one year. Read more…

Locust Point gets greenstreet

Locust Point is looking a lot greener these days. Read more…

Bargain-hunters crowd Square’s new anchor store

ABC Super Stores in Westchester Square is off to a banner start. Read more…

Providence Rest gets buggy with new seminar

Bed bugs, beware! Read more…

Pelham Bay Little League seeking sponsors

The Pelham Bay Little League is calling on the “big boys” to sponsor its teams. Read more…

Throggs Neck firefighters raise cash for Kurys

New York’s bravest are seeking a little help for one of their own. Read more…

Tots, docs limited to main streets

A new plan, meant to ease congestion on residential streets in Community Board 10, would limit day care centers and medical clinics to main streets only. Read more…

Morris Park gardeners get dirty donation

You’re never too old to play in the dirt. Read more…
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