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Bronx Times Reporter

Breast cancer surviving sisters help raise awareness and support

The Sanchez Sisters, Margie, Emma and Sandra are breast cancer survivors who help support those diagnosed with the disease through their annual ‘Celebration of Life’ fundraiser gala and their work as part of the BOLD Buddies program at Albert Einstein Cancer Center/Montefiore Medical Center. Read more…
Borough-wide

True Colors Grand Opening

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. joined famed singer-songwriter, actress and LGBT activist, Cyndi Lauper at a Tuesday, September 22 ribbon cutting ceremony for True Colors, a new shelter for LGBT youth in Bedford Park. Read more…
Borough-wide

Mt. Carmel School Displays Religious Tapestry

On Friday, September 25, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School welcomed Mother Mary Thomas, an 82-year old cloistered nun fomr Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, to display a reproduction of her awe-inspiring religious tapestry. Read more…
Business

FreshDirect Offers Pitorro Line

FreshDirect Wines & Spirits held a celebration of a new Pitorro rum line, a traditional Puerto Rican drink, that it will offer from the local Port Morris Distillery Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Two-time Breast Cancer survivor Figueroa kept fighting

Two-time Breast Cancer survivor and life-long Bronx resident Elizabeth Figueroa has shown determination, strength and a positive attitude amidst her two fights with the deadly disease. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx activist Gibson teaches youth about manners

Long-time community activist has been working with youth to help them improve their social manners and life skills through her workshops. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New Urban Development Center Opens

Bronx Times Reporter

New Urban Development Center Opens

Doran Jones, Inc., and Per Scholas hosted a Wednesday, September 16 ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of a new urban development center on 804 E. 138th Street. Read more…
Event

Fordham Road BID hosts street fest

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District held its annual Fordham Road Festival on Sunday, September 20. The festivities included carnival games with prizes, demonstrations, exhibits, jugglers, stilt walkers, a car show and of course food. Read more…
Borough-wide

Annual Fall Festival hosted by Jerome-Gun Hill BID

The Jerome-Gun Hill Business Improvement District recently hosted and sponsored their 14th annual Fall Festival, which was held on Jerome Avenue between Gun Hill Road and Mosholu Parkway. Read more…
Health

Custom fitted wig enhances self-esteem breast cancer survivor

A breast cancer survivor got a boost recently in dealing with her hair loss, a challenging part of the diagnosis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

ACS to hold Making Strides walk for Breast Cancer

The American Cancer Society will hold their 13th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Bronx walk at Orchard Beach on Sunday, October 18 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read more…
Borough-wide

Optimum, Music Choice host concert for Hispanic Heritage Month

In partnership with Music Choice, Optimum recently hosted a free ‘La Conexion Latina’ concert in Co-Op city to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Read more…
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. was the invited guest on the 1,000th episode of ‘BronxTalk,’ hosted by Gary Axelbank. The show aired on Bronxnet, on Monday, September 21. BronxTalk discussions include the borough’s education issues, crime and policing, politics, health care, youth services, housing, economic development, arts and entertainment and quality of life. Read more…
The Bronx will be going pink in honor October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and will host several events to support those bravely fighting the disease. Read more…
Borough-wide

Improvement for HR waterfront announced by BP Diaz

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., recently announced the start of construction on projects to improve Roberto Clemente State Park’s Harlem River waterfront by protecting surrounding neighborhoods against flooding and creating a more welcoming gateway for park visitors. Read more…
Borough-wide

New York Unity Race at Crotona Park

Hosted by the Bronx running club, Crotona Park 5K, the New York Unity Race was held on Sunday, September 20 with all proceeds going toward long-term solutions to improve law enforcement in addition to community relations and development. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

42nd PCT. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Legionnaires’ infects 13, kills one in 10461 zip code

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene spoke with community board members, elected officials and residents Tuesday, September 29 to address a new cluster of Legionnaires’ disease infecting 13 people residing and working in the 10461 area. Read more…
Health

Local cancer treatment organization fights cancer

Sylvia Williams-Simmons did not let breast cancer break her stride in helping others cope with their diagnosis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

C.S. 55 Back to School Health Fair to Stop the Violence

Bronx Times Reporter

C.S. 55 Back to School Health Fair to Stop the Violence

Last Saturday, September 19, C.S. 55 held a health fair inside its school yard to highlight the need to reduce violence in our communities. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mind-Builders Open House Street Festival

Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center located at 3415 Olinville Ave held its annual Open House Street Festival on Saturday, September 12. Read more…
Borough-wide

Aquinas welcomes Class of 2019

Freshman students at Aquinas High School representing the Class of 2019 were recently greeted and welcomed by members of the school’s students council as well as school faculty for their first day of school. Read more…
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