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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Parkchester

Parkchester parking scenario is confusing

East Avenue, a private but commercial street in Parkchester, continues to generate confusion in an unique and unusual scenario. Read more…
Baychester

Astor Little League’s Opening Day Ceremony

Astor Little League Challenger Division held their opening day ceremony last Saturday, April 16. Read more…

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Kingsbridge Heights

Bill Clinton Visits Riverdale

Former president Bill Clinton visited Riverdale on Monday, April 11 to campaign for his wife’s run for the White House. Read more…

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Concourse

Diaz & Salamanca Discuss Budget Priorities

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Councilman Rafael Salamanca met last Friday to discuss Council District 17’s budget priorities. Read more…
Morrisania

WHEDCo Honors Jazz Greats

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation’s Bronx Music Heritage Center launched its annual ‘South Bronx Culture Trail: Lookin’ Up in the Boogie Down’ to honor many jazz legends with live musical rooftop perfromances. Read more…

Monday, April 25, 2016

Hunts Point

HP says “no” to ‘Mini Rikers’ proposal

Senator Jeff Klein, Councilman Rafael Salamanca and local residents gathered at the Vernon C. Bain Center barge to rally against a proposal which would result in the development of a ‘mini Rikers’ in Hunts Point. Read more…
Morrisania

Local church, developers collab for project

Thessalonia Baptist Church, Urban Builders Collaborative and CMC Development LLC are currently collaborating on a project that would result in an affordable housing development on Prospect Avenue. Read more…
Concourse

Women’s Bar Association Women of Distinction Awards

The Gender Fairness Committee for the 12th District in cooperation with the Bronx Women’s Bar Association held a Thursday, April 14 Women of Distinction event inside the Bronx County Courthouse. Read more…

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Parks: WPA-era entrance to Crotona Park will receive renovation

The landmarked gateway into Crotona Park built during the Great Depression is going to be renovated. Read more…
Hunts Point

Drake Park Archeology Workshop

English as a Second Language students at P.S. 48 participated in a professional archeology survey of Drake Park’s historical monuments last Wednesday, April 13. Read more…
Soundview

New Beginning Animal Rescue’s Adoption Event

New Beginning Animal Rescue hosted a Saturday, April 16 adoption event to help match underappreciated pets with loving households. Read more…

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Coalition sends rezoning letter to DCP

The Bronx Coalition for a Community Vision recently sent a letter to the NYC Department of City Planning to demand requirements for the Jerome Avenue rezoning process. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Grand Concourse tenants sue ‘NYC’s Worst Landlord’

Tenants at 750 Grand Concourse fed up with their residence’s dangerous living conditions have sued their landlord in a case being handled in Bronx Housing Court. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cut above: Cutler, Science holds off Lehman in extra innings

Bronx Science coach Tom Morris got what he asked for. Read more…
Fordham

Diaz Visits Fordham University Dems

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. discusses politics with Fordham University students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Saturday, April 16, 3:30 a.m. -- A slashing occurred outside of 941 Hoe Avenue. A 23-year-old man and a woman were standing in front of the building when a third man, the slasher, said something to the pair. When the 23-year-old man asked him what he had said, the suspect slashed him in the face. Read more…
Mott Haven

Party For Prevention at St. Mary’s Park

A Saturday, April 16 Party for Prevention event was held at St. Mary’s Park in honor of April’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Read more…

Friday, April 22, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Gritty Vasquez pitches Monroe past Manhatten Center

Inconsistency in control took away from the aesthetics of Jose Vasquez’s performance – not its effectiveness. The senior worked around the occasional walk to toss five, one-hit innings for James Monroe. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

No-hit to no-problem: Ravens rally past Molloy with wild seventh

St. Raymond didn’t manage a hit against Archbishop Molloy starter Anthony Romero for nearly seven innings, but that didn’t stop coach Marc DeLuca from believing something small could start something big. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Fordham

Couple Married At White Castle

Last Friday, April 8 was a nice day for a White Castle wedding as lucky couple Jaselne Jiselle Claudio and Joshua DeJesus tied the knot at one of the popular fast food chain’s restaurants here in our borough. Read more…

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Grand Concourse

Pollo Campero’s Grand Opening

Pollo Campero, the largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, opened their newest location here in our borough last Wednesday, April 6. Read more…

Monday, April 18, 2016

Bedford Park

Mount St. Ursula Crowned Charity Champs

Optimum Community recently crowned the Academy of Mount St. Ursula as ‘charity champions’ for participating in a program encouraging high schoolers to raise funds for charities. Read more…
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