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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Community Service

HERE To HERE, Dress For Success Workshop

Community Service

HERE To HERE, Dress For Success Workshop

HERE to HERE, a Bronx-based career pathways organization, hosted a workshop with Dress for Success on Friday, June 8 to help 30 local female high school students prepare for summer internships and jobs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Speaker Pelosi Visits The Bronx

Bronx Times Reporter

Speaker Pelosi Visits The Bronx

The first female Speaker of the House of Representatives spent some quality time in the Bornx. Read more…
Education

PAL Students Perform Award-Winning Poems

Police Athletic League children from all five boroughs presented their written poetry at PAL’s annual Poetry Jam on Friday, June 1 at Affirmation Arts in Manhattan. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

MSG B&G Club ‘Sky Is The Limit’ Dinner

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended the Madison Square Garden Boys and Girls Club ‘Sky is the Limit’ Dinner. Read more…

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Education

King Honors Spellman HS Champs

A local councilman honored five Cardinal Spellman High School teams for their championship wins. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Electeds March In National PR Parade

Bronx elected officials used the parade as an opportunity to highlight the plight of the island of Puerto Rico. Read more…
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. joined members of the city’s LGBTQ community for a historic flag raising event at the Bronx County Building. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Marches In Immigrant Day Parade

A local councilman joined others in celebrating our city’s diversity! Read more…
Community Service

Street, treatment facility named for Lorriane Montenegro

One of the Bronx’s most dedicated women has now seen something dedicated to herself. Read more…
After almost six weeks, the Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Competition announced its 2018 winners. Read more…

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Youth Showcase Salsa Dance Moves

Bronx Times Reporter

Youth Showcase Salsa Dance Moves

Good Shepherd Services’ Salsa Scholars Program hosted its seventh annual end-of-season Salsa Congress. Read more…
Fashion

King Sponsors Prom/Senior Outfits

Fashion

King Sponsors Prom/Senior Outfits

M.S. 180 senior class colleagues Chrisean Cross and Muslimat Oguntola were all smiles as they enjoyed shopping for their prom and senior dance outfits at the Mall at Bay Plaza courtesy of Councilman Andy King. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

African-American Music Month

Bronx Times Reporter

African-American Music Month

Councilman Andy King and the City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus celebrated African-American Music Appreciation Month on the steps of City Hall. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Marches In National PR Parade

Councilman Rafael Salamanca, along with city, state and federal elected officials, marched in the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, June 10 in Manhattan. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Elders Rally For Senior Planet Centers

Bronx Times Reporter

Elders Rally For Senior Planet Centers

Adaline Walker Santiago rallied with many local elders asking the City Council to save and bring more Senior Planet centers to NYC and the Bronx. Read more…

Monday, June 25, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

BRAG Hosts Barbecue For All Day

Bronx Times Reporter

BRAG Hosts Barbecue For All Day

Good Shepherd Services’ Bronx Rises Against Gun Violence Programs hosted its Barbecue Day for All celebration on Sunday, June 10. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Thanks Dominican Day Parade Leaders

Councilman Andy King joined his colleagues in thanking the dedicated people behind the Dominican Day Parade. Read more…
Community Service

King, Vols Offer Cleaner Streets

Community Service

King, Vols Offer Cleaner Streets

A local councilman and a group of volunteers participated in Operation Cleaner Streets. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Named MSGB&G Community Leader

Councilman Rafael Salamanca was honored with the Madison Square Garden Boys and Girls Club Community Leader of the Year Award. Read more…
Environment

NYBG’s Edible Garden to bear fruits of knowledge

The New York Botanical Garden’s state-of-the-art gardening educational facility is in full bloom! Read more…

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Event

Astor LL Challenger’s All Star Game

Astor Little League Challenger Division hosted its All Star Game on Sunday, June 10. Read more…
Music

KIDZ BOP Kids Perform At P.S. 91

The KIDZ BOP Kids made a surprise stop in the Bronx during their ‘KIDZ BOP Live 2018’ tour. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends BronxWorks Gala

BronxWorks recently celebrated its annual gala ceremony. Read more…
Education

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition met on Tuesday, June 12 at Odyssey House. Read more…
Event

Toyota Body Shop Fire Damages Cars

Event

Toyota Body Shop Fire Damages Cars

Firefighters responded to a fire at a Toyota auto body shop on 3230 Jerome Avenue on Wednesday, June 13 at 8:30 p.m. Read more…
Art

De Witt Clinton HS painters destroy major art piece

School curriculum is often accused of covering over history, but not like this. Read more…

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Community Service

3rd Ave. BID Sponsors Leadership Breakfast

Community Service

3rd Ave. BID Sponsors Leadership Breakfast

The Third Avenue Business Improvement District honored several local leaders at its annual meeting and breakfast. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Marches In National PR Parade

Councilman Mark Gjonaj marched for Puerto Rico at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade representing District 13 and the Bronx. Read more…
Event

I.S. 206’s Health, Community & Multicultural Fair

I.S. 206 hosted its 15th annual Health, Community and Multicultural Fair at 2280 Aqueduct Avenue. Read more…
Councilman Andy King joined his neighbors at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church for their parish’s Men on a Mission Awards and Spiritual Jazz Concert. Read more…
Councilman Andy King joined joined Co-op City American Legion Post 1871 and Riverbay Corp. members in saluting our nation’s fallen warriors. Read more…
Environment

P.S. 77 Gardening Nutures Community

The service learning activity brought local families and school staff together as active participants promoting community building and a hands-on learning experience around a science-realted topic. Read more…
Crime

Lottery Winner Slain Inside Mott Haven Home

Police need your help solving the murder of a lottery winner in Mott Haven. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

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

Art to quell graffiti outside three local high schools

Bronx Times Reporter

Art to quell graffiti outside three local high schools

A new action plan for deterring graffiti has been set, with a local leader tagging students for help. Read more…

Friday, June 22, 2018

Bronxites took a trip back to the 1980s in a summer fashion show at Mott Haven Bar and Grill. Read more…
Community Service

Dr. Bedell Earns Sloan Public Service Award

Dr. Jane Bedell received the ‘the Nobel Prize for City Government.’ Read more…
Transit

4 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Collision

Transit

4 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Collision

Four people are recovering following a multi vehicle collision that happened on Saturday, June 9 around 3 p.m. at 463 E. 149th Street. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

“No” animal shelter: CB10/H&Z Committee opposes Bartow Ave. site

A community that could be playing host to the borough’s first full-service animal shelter in decades wants it to go elsewhere. Read more…

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors Parks Officers

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors Parks Officers

A local councilman spoke at the celebration honoring Urban Park Rangers, Central Communications and Parks Enforcement. Read more…
Community Service

Morrisania street renamed after slain EMS worker

Community Service

Morrisania street renamed after slain EMS worker

A ceremony was held on June 15th at Station 26 to commemorate the life of Arroyo, many elected officials attended, including Mayor Bill de Blasio. Read more…

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Event

Salamanca Funds Rocking The Boat

Councilman Rafael Salamanca presented Rocking the Boat a check for $625,000 to support programming costs, renovations and expansions. Read more…

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Community Service

Lorraine Montenegro Street Co-Naming

Community Service

Lorraine Montenegro Street Co-Naming

Councilman Rafael Salamanca, community leaders and local elected officials attended the ribbon-cutting of the Lorraine Montenegro Women and Children’s Program Facility at 773 Prospect Avenue. Read more…

Monday, June 18, 2018

Community Service

Salamanca Honored At Leadership Breakfast

Community Service

Salamanca Honored At Leadership Breakfast

Councilman Rafael Salamanca was one of four honorees recognized at this year’s gala. Read more…

Sunday, June 17, 2018

CEI student artists and activists of I.S. 219 unveiled their social action large-scale mural expressing their call to action for a peaceful, healthy community on Friday, June 8 at 3630 Third Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

School District 12 Scholarship Breakfast

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently attended the inaugural School District 12 Scholarship Breakfast. Read more…

Saturday, June 16, 2018

St. Barnabas Hospital, Belmont Business Improvement District and Councilman Ritchie Torres’ Office hosted the annual ‘Picture a Healthier You’ Health Fair on Sunday, June 3 on Crescent Avenue between Adams Place and Belmont Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Rye Ford Subaru Funds POTS

Part of the Solutions received a generous gift from Subaru of America, Inc. and Rye Ford Subaru. Read more…
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