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Art

Bronx: Africa Opening Reception

Art

Bronx: Africa Opening Reception

Presented by Bronx Council on the Arts and Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, ‘Bronx: Africa’ is a four month celebration of Africa and the Diaspora featuring contemporary art across all disciplines. Read more…
Borough-wide

Scout Reach: To Bolster Troops

Formerly a dedicated boy scout, a young Bronxite now gives back as a leader Read more…
Borough-wide

Calvary Raises Money for Hospital Care

The New York Chapter Knights of Columbus hosted their Communion Mass and Breakfast Benefit for Calvary Hospital on Sunday, February 7. The hospital hosted 170 people at the 36th annual event sponsored by the local chapter. The chapter presented a check for $18,500 to Timothy Barr, executive vice president of the Calvary Fund. To date the NY chapter has raised more than $1 million for the hospital. Read more…
Borough-wide

40th Precinct gets 70 Milllion Dollar Facelift

A new 40th Precinct in Melrose is being built from the ground up one mile away from the current station. The new building will include innovative amenities and a community room for the neighborhood. Read more…
Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Parkchester South Condominium owners and tenants converged in front Parkchester Management’s Office on Wednesday, February 10 to protest ‘draconian’ increases in common charges. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Rivera’s Black History Month Celebration

Bronx Times Reporter

Rivera’s Black History Month Celebration

Senator Gustavo Rivera, Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson and Assemblyman Michael Blake co-hosted a Black History Month celebration on Saturday, February 6 at the Claremont Neighborhood Center to honor outstanding community members. Read more…
Education

Baychester principal featured in New York City Teaching Fellows recruitment advertisement

A principal who helped to found a Baychester public school in 2011 is dedicated himself to attracting new talent to the teaching profession. Read more…
Community Service

Klein’s ‘Valentine’s For Veterans’

Community Service

Klein’s ‘Valentine’s For Veterans’

Senator Jeff Klein united with Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan and local students to honor the borough’s veterans during the senator’s 21st annual ‘Valentine’s for Veterans’ celebration last Wednesday, February 10 at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx honors hip hop history with street co-naming

An upcoming street co-naming will soon take place and will result in co-naming of Sedgwick Avenue to also become ‘Hip Hop Boulevard’, highlighting and honoring the borough’s hip hop origins. Read more…
Community Service

BronxWorks Opens Bronxchester Office

Community Service

BronxWorks Opens Bronxchester Office

BronxWorks celebrated the Wednesday, February 3 grand opening of its newest BronxWorks office inside Bronxchester Houses. Read more…
C-Span’s Campaign 2016 bus visited Mount Saint Michael Academy on Thursday, February 11. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct Community Council to honor five community leaders

Five honorees have been named by the 45th Precinct Community Council’s annual breakfast. Read more…
Borough-wide

Who’s Next for Walk of Fame

Young superfan from Fordham seeks Walk of Fame induction for his favorite Bronx-bred singer Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

WCS’s glass negatives to be rehoused

WCS’s turn-of-the-century glass negatives to be rehoused. Read more…
Community Service

St. Raymond FDNY Mass of Appreciation

In honor of Catholic Schools Week, St. Raymond Elementary School held a Monday, February 1 Mass of Appreciation for the Fire Department of New York inside the local school’s auditorium. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Saturday, January 30, 5:10 a.m. - A horrific assault occurred at a subway station when a male Hispanic, approximately 50-years-old and 250 pounds, assaulted a 51-year-old woman. The victim was waiting for the northbound 2 IRT train at Westchester Avenue and Simpson Street when the suspect started hitting her in the train station. He hit her with a closed fist on the face and on other parts of her body. The suspect is light-skinned and just shy of six feet tall, according to police. He was last seen wearing a a black hat, black waist length coat and black jeans. Read more…
Borough-wide

Final Countdown for D17 Special Election

Election day for District 17 of NYC Council is coming up on February 23, with only 6 candidates remaining Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sparks, Scanlan top Truman for borough bragging rights

As the regular season comes to an end, the best teams in the city are looking to distinguish themselves as the best in their borough. Monsignor Scanlan earned the right to call itself the top girls’ basketball team in the Bronx with a victory over PSAL power Truman. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Strong second half sends Wings past Kennedy for Bronx crown

Jose Perez was getting an uneasy case of deja vu with the PSAL Bronx championship hanging in the balance. Read more…
Diversity

Bronx celebrates Kosova’s 8th Anniversary of Independence

Hosted by the Albanian American Society Foundation, Sons and Daughters of Albania in America and Fordham University, the Sunday, February 14 event commemorating the eighth anniversary of Kosova’s independence by paying tribute to its national heroes Isa Boletini, Adem Jashari, Tahir Sinani and Agim Ramadani. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

On the Marq: Hayes beats Ray’s a buzzer to clinch division crown

It had to go in. It just had to. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fab 50: Senior duo power short-handed Mount past Stepinac

On a night without their leading scorer Elijah Buchanan because of injury, somebody had to step up for Mount St. Michael and fill the void. Brandon Watson and Kasey Walker rose to the occasion. Read more…
Borough-wide

Montefiore kicks off “Heart Month”

During the month of February, Bronx residents can take advantage of free events such as heart screenings and educational speeches Read more…
Borough-wide

Community Group Protests Gun Violence

Stand Up to Violence, a group of community members sick of shooting and other forms of violence, held a protest to bring attention to the issue Read more…
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