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Community Service

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Empowerment 45 Gala

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center hosted its ‘Empowerment 45: People | Opportunity | Progress’ luncheon on Tuesday, May 7 at The Water Club. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

EmblemHealth, Rivera Host Community Health Series

Experts from EmblemHealth highlighted the benefits of BMI health screening, setting healthy goals and weight loss. Read more…
Education

Hostos Women’s Basketball Team Honored

Hostos Community College celebrated the national champion women’s basketball team with a special parade and celebration at the College. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj, DEP Host Rain Barrel Giveaway

Rain barrels reduce the amount of storm water runoff flowing to an area by collecting and storing the water for future use. Read more…
Community stakeholders and developers came together to celebrate a couple hundred of units of new affordable housing. Read more…
Community Service

HOPE Program Earns Project Innovation Grant

HOPE provides low income New Yorkers with job training, supportive services, connections to employment and lifetime career support. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NWBCCC Celebrates 45th Year

Bronx Times Reporter

NWBCCC Celebrates 45th Year

Assemblywoman Fernandez celebrated the 45th anniversary of Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition. Read more…
Education

Co-op City Schools Receive New Playground

Education

Co-op City Schools Receive New Playground

The swings and slides beckoned the youth as well as the race track, basketball court, jump zone, climbing wall and shiny colorful play structures, all funded Councilman Andy King. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends DA Clark’s Opioid Summit

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends DA Clark’s Opioid Summit

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined District Attorney Darcel Clark and stakeholders to participate in high-level discussions on the opioid crisis in the Bronx. Read more…
Community Service

Youth Speaks Empowers Students With Career Knowledge

The 13th annual Bronx Youth Empowerment Program’s YOUTH SPEAKS 2019 Forum was held on Thursday, May 8 at Evander Childs High School Campus. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore Recognizes National Stroke Awareness Month

Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore Recognizes National Stroke Awareness Month

Montefiore’s Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care held a community awareness event on Friday, May 3. Read more…
Community Service

St. Helena Hosts Eagle Scout Court of Honor

St. Helena Boy Scout Troop 65 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Wednesday, May 8. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Council Honors Bronx Masons’ 100 Years

Gjonaj thanked Councilman Andrew Cohen for presenting the proclamation and William Sardone, Grand Master of New York for accepting the special honor. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Aspiring correction officer overcomes homelessness

Fama Thiam had a dream, and even her family becoming homeless couldn’t stop her. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors St. Vincent de Paul Nurses

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors St. Vincent de Paul Nurses

Councilman Rafael Salamanca visited St. Vincent de Paul and distributed roses to all the registered nurses in honor of their hard work and dedication to those who need it most. Read more…
Borough-wide

Biaggi Speaks At Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture

A local senator delivered the keynote address at the 50th annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Students Release Classroom Trout Into Watershed Streams

Nearly 125 fingerlings were released into the Cross River which feeds into Cross River Reservoir, part of NYC’s drinking water system. Read more…
Community Service

Rivera Names Linda Kemp Woman of Distinction

For decades, Kemp has devoted her efforts to creating and implementing several projects and initiatives to uplift the Claremont Morrisania neighborhood community, where she proudly resides. Read more…
Business

Fernandez Hosts Young Professionals Happy Hour

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez hosted a Young Professionals Happy Hour with Senator Jamaal Bailey in Norwood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Sponsors MetroCard Giveaway

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Sponsors MetroCard Giveaway

Councilman Rafael Salamanca partnered with the NYC Department of Transportation to sponsor a free MetroCard Giveaway for residents and raise awaress on Vision Zero. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

National Action Network’s Mental Health Town Hall

The National Action Network Bronx Chapter held its monthly Town Hall to discuss and raise awareness of mental health. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronxite pens book on personal safety: ‘Prepared Not Scared’

A new book written by a nationally renowned safety expert from our borough promises to offer facts and stories to keep you, your family and your information safe. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

College of NR’s Final Commencement

The College of New Rochelle will hold its final commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Riverside Church in Manhattan in what is sure to be a moving and bittersweet occasion. Read more…
Event

Grenada Built to Win Host Basketball Clinic

Grenada Built to Win hosted its Summer Registration Day and Basketball Clinic on Saturday, May 4 at P.S. 112. Read more…
Health

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program Conference

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program hosted its annual conference at Lincoln Hospital Auditorium. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Substance abuse treatment firm considers E. Tremont site

A chemical dependency treatment facility could be coming Waterbury-LaSalle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Children’s Museum Gala raises half a million $$

With its anticipated 2020 arrival on the borough’s Harlem River waterfront, the Bronx Children’s Museum raised a massive $500,000 during its third annual benefit gala on Tuesday, May 7, at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall. Read more…
The club’s cruise nights will be held every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Honors Dedicated Teachers

Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Honors Dedicated Teachers

For Teacher Appreciation Week, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez visited two schools in her district to thank two very special teachers for all of their hardwork and dedication to our students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends Bronx AIDS Walk

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends Bronx AIDS Walk

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently joined residents, health providers and elected officials for the Bronx AIDS Walk sponsored by Community Board 2 and Urban Health Plan. Read more…
Approximately 40 residents with staff celebrated the 100th birthday of Bronx Center resident Catalina Padilla on Friday, May 10 which fell on the same day at Latin Mother’s Day. Read more…
Art

P.S. 178 Unveils Solar System Mosaic Mural

P.S. 178 has a mural that’s ‘out of this world!’ Read more…
Health

Triboro Center Hosts Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Triboro Center residents and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo together! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Last Stop Bronx, caROBo Host Pastelito Fiesta

Bronx Times Reporter

Last Stop Bronx, caROBo Host Pastelito Fiesta

The Last Stop Bronx, NY and El caROBo co-hosted the Pastelito Fiesta on Thursday, May 9 at 5977 Broadway. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Health Department Hosts Mindfullness Yoga Event

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Center for Health Equity in partnership with Sisters Thrive and Brothers Thrive hosted ‘Yoganoir: Motherhood Edition,’ a free yoga and mindfulness event for parents, guardians, children and the community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Activists demand Pelham Bay Park road flooding fix

Bronx Times Reporter

Activists demand Pelham Bay Park road flooding fix

When it rains in Pelham Bay Park, it pours, and then sometimes remains for days. Read more…
Parks

Blackrock Playground celebrates $1.9 million in renovations

A complete restoration of a local playground may not be all that is in store for a beloved community resource. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx panel groups: ‘Close Rikers & the Sink the Barge’

Bronx advocates are pushing the city to close Rikers Island and Hunts Point’s Vernon C. Bain jail barge by its 2027 goal, if not quicker. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gibson Hosts P.S. 42 Library Grand Reopening

A local councilwoman joined P.S. 42 students for an important grand opening ceremony. Read more…
Community and religious leaders joined Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr. for for a rally in opposition to a proposed single mens shelter at 2008 Westchester Avenue on Monday, April 29. Read more…
Bronx Fashion Week and The Mall at Bay Plaza co-hosted the fashion showcase ‘Legacy’ An Inter-Generational All Inclusive Fashion Runway Celebration on Saturday, May 11. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Rev. Ruben Diaz Democratic Club Opens

The Rev. Ruben Diaz Democratic Club has been organized with a purpose to register new voters, recruit, train, and educate those individuals interested in running for public office. Read more…
Education

Cardinal Hayes Hosts Alumni Career Day

Cardinal Hayes High School recently hosted its annual Alumni Career Day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The Compound debuts Muhammad Ali themed exhibit

The greatest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Savor a sweet taste of Portugal: Joey Bats Cafe serves up dessert at World’s Fare with classic egg tarts

Now, we end with something sweet via Portugal — pastéis de nata, or Portuguese egg tarts, from Joey Bats Cafe. Read more…
Police wrangled up another plethora of narcotics from Bronx streets on Wednesday, May 8 after year’s worth of intense investigating. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended the UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Hosts Mammogram Bus

Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted a no-cost mammogram screening and clinical examinations for residents. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Taste a historic burger via George Motz: ‘Burger expert’ and Fare Tastemaker will serve up Oklahoma fried onion slider

Today, we return to the United States of America for a look at George Motz, the Brooklyn-based burger maven who will be grilling up Oklahoma fried onion sliders. Read more…
The best Bronx cuisine debut is music to the borough’s proverbial ears. Read more…
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