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Biaggi Speaks At Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture

A local senator delivered the keynote address at the 50th annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture. Read more…
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Students Release Classroom Trout Into Watershed Streams

Nearly 125 fingerlings were released into the Cross River which feeds into Cross River Reservoir, part of NYC’s drinking water system. Read more…
Community Service

Rivera Names Linda Kemp Woman of Distinction

For decades, Kemp has devoted her efforts to creating and implementing several projects and initiatives to uplift the Claremont Morrisania neighborhood community, where she proudly resides. Read more…
Business

Fernandez Hosts Young Professionals Happy Hour

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez hosted a Young Professionals Happy Hour with Senator Jamaal Bailey in Norwood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Sponsors MetroCard Giveaway

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Salamanca Sponsors MetroCard Giveaway

Councilman Rafael Salamanca partnered with the NYC Department of Transportation to sponsor a free MetroCard Giveaway for residents and raise awaress on Vision Zero. Read more…
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National Action Network’s Mental Health Town Hall

The National Action Network Bronx Chapter held its monthly Town Hall to discuss and raise awareness of mental health. Read more…
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Bronxite pens book on personal safety: ‘Prepared Not Scared’

A new book written by a nationally renowned safety expert from our borough promises to offer facts and stories to keep you, your family and your information safe. Read more…
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College of NR’s Final Commencement

The College of New Rochelle will hold its final commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Riverside Church in Manhattan in what is sure to be a moving and bittersweet occasion. Read more…
Event

Grenada Built to Win Host Basketball Clinic

Grenada Built to Win hosted its Summer Registration Day and Basketball Clinic on Saturday, May 4 at P.S. 112. Read more…
Health

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program Conference

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program hosted its annual conference at Lincoln Hospital Auditorium. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Substance abuse treatment firm considers E. Tremont site

A chemical dependency treatment facility could be coming Waterbury-LaSalle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Children’s Museum Gala raises half a million $$

With its anticipated 2020 arrival on the borough’s Harlem River waterfront, the Bronx Children’s Museum raised a massive $500,000 during its third annual benefit gala on Tuesday, May 7, at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall. Read more…
The club’s cruise nights will be held every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Read more…
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Fernandez Honors Dedicated Teachers

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Fernandez Honors Dedicated Teachers

For Teacher Appreciation Week, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez visited two schools in her district to thank two very special teachers for all of their hardwork and dedication to our students. Read more…
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Salamanca Attends Bronx AIDS Walk

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Salamanca Attends Bronx AIDS Walk

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently joined residents, health providers and elected officials for the Bronx AIDS Walk sponsored by Community Board 2 and Urban Health Plan. Read more…
Approximately 40 residents with staff celebrated the 100th birthday of Bronx Center resident Catalina Padilla on Friday, May 10 which fell on the same day at Latin Mother’s Day. Read more…
Art

P.S. 178 Unveils Solar System Mosaic Mural

P.S. 178 has a mural that’s ‘out of this world!’ Read more…
Health

Triboro Center Hosts Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Triboro Center residents and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo together! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Last Stop Bronx, caROBo Host Pastelito Fiesta

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Last Stop Bronx, caROBo Host Pastelito Fiesta

The Last Stop Bronx, NY and El caROBo co-hosted the Pastelito Fiesta on Thursday, May 9 at 5977 Broadway. Read more…
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Health Department Hosts Mindfullness Yoga Event

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Center for Health Equity in partnership with Sisters Thrive and Brothers Thrive hosted ‘Yoganoir: Motherhood Edition,’ a free yoga and mindfulness event for parents, guardians, children and the community. Read more…
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Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…
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Activists demand Pelham Bay Park road flooding fix

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Activists demand Pelham Bay Park road flooding fix

When it rains in Pelham Bay Park, it pours, and then sometimes remains for days. Read more…
Parks

Blackrock Playground celebrates $1.9 million in renovations

A complete restoration of a local playground may not be all that is in store for a beloved community resource. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx panel groups: ‘Close Rikers & the Sink the Barge’

Bronx advocates are pushing the city to close Rikers Island and Hunts Point’s Vernon C. Bain jail barge by its 2027 goal, if not quicker. Read more…
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Gibson Hosts P.S. 42 Library Grand Reopening

A local councilwoman joined P.S. 42 students for an important grand opening ceremony. Read more…
Community and religious leaders joined Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr. for for a rally in opposition to a proposed single mens shelter at 2008 Westchester Avenue on Monday, April 29. Read more…
Bronx Fashion Week and The Mall at Bay Plaza co-hosted the fashion showcase ‘Legacy’ An Inter-Generational All Inclusive Fashion Runway Celebration on Saturday, May 11. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Madison Square B&G Club Hosts Style of Life Luncheon

Madison Square Boys and Girls Club celebrated its annual spring luncheon ‘Style of Life’ on Tuesday, April 30 at The Metropolitan Club. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
Politics

Rev. Ruben Diaz Democratic Club Opens

The Rev. Ruben Diaz Democratic Club has been organized with a purpose to register new voters, recruit, train, and educate those individuals interested in running for public office. Read more…
Education

Cardinal Hayes Hosts Alumni Career Day

Cardinal Hayes High School recently hosted its annual Alumni Career Day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The Compound debuts Muhammad Ali themed exhibit

The greatest. Read more…
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Savor a sweet taste of Portugal: Joey Bats Cafe serves up dessert at World’s Fare with classic egg tarts

Now, we end with something sweet via Portugal — pastéis de nata, or Portuguese egg tarts, from Joey Bats Cafe. Read more…
Police wrangled up another plethora of narcotics from Bronx streets on Wednesday, May 8 after year’s worth of intense investigating. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Attends Mosholu Library’s Writing Workshop

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Fernandez Attends Mosholu Library’s Writing Workshop

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez attended at a Writing Workshop held by the Mosholu Library. Read more…
Education

Cardinal Hayes Students Tour Europe

Education

Cardinal Hayes Students Tour Europe

The students immersed themselves in the sights, sounds and culture of Europe while touring France, Brussels and Amsterdam. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Gives NYBG Orchids to Erma Cava Elders

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Salamanca Gives NYBG Orchids to Erma Cava Elders

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden may have ended, but many orchids from the show have found a second home. Read more…
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UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended the UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner. Read more…
The podcast, which is streamed on Spotify, Apple iTunes and Google Play, is broadcast from studios at St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…
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Salamanca Hosts Mammogram Bus

Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted a no-cost mammogram screening and clinical examinations for residents. Read more…
Community Service

God’s Love We Deliver vol prepares food for ill neighbors

A local man has volunteered his time to make meals for neighbors in need for 20 years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ridgewood, Islanders Make Donations

Bronx Times Reporter

Ridgewood, Islanders Make Donations

Bank officials presented the checks on Friday, April 12 at its Franklin Square Branch. Read more…
The best Bronx cuisine debut is music to the borough’s proverbial ears. Read more…
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Taste a historic burger via George Motz: ‘Burger expert’ and Fare Tastemaker will serve up Oklahoma fried onion slider

Today, we return to the United States of America for a look at George Motz, the Brooklyn-based burger maven who will be grilling up Oklahoma fried onion sliders. Read more…
Business

Ashley HomeStore Opens In Bay Plaza

Ashley HomeStore opened its newest location at 340 Baychester Avenue. Read more…
Union Community Health Center recently launched its program, Bronx Teen Fit. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bx Native, Entholigy Host Indie Film Screening

Mott Haven clothing shop, The Bronx Native, and indie film screening startup, Entholigy have partnered up to celebrate local film in the Bronx. Read more…
Film

Cardinal Hayes HS Nominated to FIVE Eddy Awards

The young men from Ms. Santana’s “Lights, Camera, Action” class have been honored with FIVE Eddy award nominations in the categories of debate, photoessay, survey, interview and overall team in visuals/graphics. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Pitches At Autism Charter’s Baseball Game

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Pitches At Autism Charter’s Baseball Game

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined Councilwoman Diana Ayala and New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin to toss the first pitch at the NYC Autism Charter School’s Baseball Extravaganza. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PepsiCo Helps Homeless Women Find Work

Bronx Times Reporter

PepsiCo Helps Homeless Women Find Work

PepsiCo employees hosted a workshop for women living in Win’s south Bronx shelter to help them with resume writing, interviewing and other job search skills on Wednesday, May 1. Read more…
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St. Clare’s Senior Center Elders Go Green

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s office shared its Green Initiative by giving away reusable bags to St. Clare’s Senior Center elders. Read more…
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