Bronx Times

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017


Fordham Road BID Airs ‘The Goonies’

Fordham Road families enjoyed a special screening of the 1985 classic at Bryan Park! Read more…

Royal Court Puerto Rican Queens, Kings Talent Show

The Bronx Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare hosted a remarkable Latin talent show! Read more…
Mott Haven

NYF charter school expands to middle grades

A charter school in Mott Haven is expanding into the middle school grades, and its leaders believe it will serve as a model to others working in the child-welfare space. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Mott Haven

Diaz, Viverito Fund Theater Expansion

Two local elected officials recently toured a historic Latino cultural institution in Mott Haven. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

‘Phoebe’s Fantasy’ Book Signing

Journalist Hugh Wyatt hosted a book signing and lecture for his new literary release. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

USPS cancels most planned service cuts in Bronx

The U.S. Postal Service, after pressure from elected officials, including Congressman Jose E. Serrano, has canceled most planned service cuts to the Bronx. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017


Spellman Varsity Wins Season’s 1st Game

Cardinal Spellman High School’s Varisty Football Team won its first game of the season. Read more…

Sydney House fills need for affordable housing

A $30 million affordable housing project, Sydney House, was kicked off with a ceremony at the site, 839 Tilden Street in Williamsbridge, on Thursday, September 7. Read more…

Former rapist found living at family shelter: pols

Local elected leaders are railing against city policy that allowed a sex offender to live in the former Whitestone Capri Hotel at 555 Hutchinson River Parkway, located near the Whitestone Bridge in a family homeless shelter among young children. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017


King, Bailey Honor College Bound Scholars

Two elected officials presented 4-year college scholarships to five local scholars. Read more…

Hope Center Residents Visit Rye Playland

Hope Center residents celebrated Labor Day Weekend at Rye Playland! Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Herman’s Hermits At Seton Park

Senator Jeff Klein hosted a classic English beat rock band for this summer’s closing Summertime Symphonies Concert. Read more…

Teen Shot On Morris Avenue

Police are investigating after a teen was shot in Melrose last week. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Bedford Park

Man Shot Outside 2690 Webb Avenue

Police are searching for the gunman responsible for shooting a man over the weekend. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Blue Lights Safety Program launched at 4 parks

A new safety initiative will help make Bronx parks safer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…

Condo complex penalized over ‘no pets’ policy

The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently won its case in defense of a resident of Parkchester South Condominiums who was threatened with eviction over owning a service dog. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017


Apartment Fire At 1137 Longfellow Ave.

Firefighters are investigating a fire that happened over the weekend in Longwood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Residents to protest Webster Avenue shelter plans

Community members are planning a rally to protest a proposed men’s shelter planned for Sam’s Carpet building on Webster Avenue. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj defeats Vacca choice/Sen. Diaz captures the 18th CD Dem nod

Mark Gjonaj, Ruben Diaz Jr. and Ruben Diaz Sr. were among victors celebrating at a Democratic gathering attended by hundreds of supporters, elected officials and family members at Maestro’s Caterers, 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Tuesday, September 12. Gjonaj, democratic candidate for the 13th City Council District, squeaked past Marjorie Velazquez with 38.63 percent of the votes to her 34.36 percent, with 95.6 percent of the scanners reported to the Board of Elections by Wednesday, September 13. John Doyle came in third place with 19.10 percent. Read more…

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