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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Declares ‘Mr. G Day’ in the Bronx

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz Declares ‘Mr. G Day’ in the Bronx

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. met with P.S. 65 principal Jasmine Gonzalez as well as school students and faculty members to declare Thursday, January 28 as ‘Mr. G Day in the Bronx’. Read more…
Assemblyman Victor Pichardo held a giveaway of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms at his district office. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, council member Ritchie Torres and council member Carlos Menchaca, among other members of the LGBTQ community, recently hosted a Bronx LGBTQ Youth Summit at BronxWorks Betances Community Center. Read more…
Borough-wide

Latin Dance

Councilman Ritchie Torres provided funding for Amida Care, a non-profit health plan, to host a latin dance event for Bronx residents. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Borough-wide

Industrial building in Mott Haven sold

An industrial building located at 388 Canal Place between East 141st and East 144th streets was recently sold in a $4 million transaction. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

FreshDirect food donation to Food Bank for New York City

FreshDirect made good use of food and other items that could not be delivered due to Winter Storm Jonas. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Real Estate

Parkchester property being eyed for development

An entire block bordered by East Tremont, Guerlain Street, White Plains Road and Unionport Road, ‘Parkchester Crossing’ is being eyed for future development. Read more…
Borough-wide

Phase 1 of renovations for Kingsbridge Armory

Last week, Empire State Development board of directors approved a construction loan of $15 million to be used for a part of the capital cost of Phase 1 renovations to transform the Kingsbridge Armory, located at 29 Kingsbridge Road, into the Kingsbridge National Ice Center. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

Claremont Houses seniors brave bitter cold

Senator Gustavo Rivera and Urban Justice Center are aiding residents at Claremont Houses’ senior building who do not have a reliable heat source for a second year in a row. Read more…
Borough-wide

New campus building opens at ILSHS

International Leadership Charter High School recently hosted the grand opening of its new school building at 3030 Riverdale, which will include two science labs, Wi-Fi technology, a full size cafeteria, a library and a media center and an adolescent school-based health clinic for 350 students. Read more…
Education

Councilman King Presents Check To Bronx Aerospace High School

Soaring toward the future, Bronx Aerospace High School was presented a generous $100,000 check last Monday, January 25 by Councilman Andy King to expand its aviation training. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

The New York Botanical Garden is gearing up for the unveiling of it’s 14th annual Orchid Show, entitled ‘Orchidelirium’, which opens February 27 and runs until April 17. Read more…
Borough-wide

‘Winter Wonderland’ hosted by NYC Food Bank

Borough-wide

‘Winter Wonderland’ hosted by NYC Food Bank

Food Bank for New York City recently hosted a ‘Winter Wonderland’ event, which was held to benefit families and children in communities hit hardest by hunger and poverty to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of giving back to others. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Borough-wide

District 17 Debate: Potential Councilmembers Contend Issues

Upcoming special election to fill the void left by former councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo, fuels spirited debate between potential candidates Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Bronx Times Reporter

New Free Fitness Classes Available to Bronx Residents

Bronx Times Reporter

New Free Fitness Classes Available to Bronx Residents

Over 100 new free fitness classes will be available in 2016 to residents who reside in areas which are densely populated or have higher than average poverty levels in NYC Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Politics

Councilman King’s Meet & Greet

Community leaders and residents met with Councilman Andy King during a Friday, January 15 meet and greet at his Co-op City-based district office located at 940 E. Gun Hill Road and 135 Einstein Loop. Read more…
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