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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Morris Park

BP Diaz Visits Bronx Muslim Center

Diaz used the visit to express solidarity with his borough’s Muslim community in light of recent Islamophobic incidents around the globe. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sit down discussion over Mott Haven jail held in HP

A new front has opened in the war against the city’s attempt to build a 26-story jail atop an NYPD tow pound at 320 Concord Avenue in Mott Haven. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Visits Hunts Point Produce Market

Hunts Point

Salamanca Visits Hunts Point Produce Market

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently met with Hunts Point Produce Market owners and board members to discuss the future of the produce market. Read more…
Throgs Neck Little League celebrated its time honored Opening Day Ceremony with a parade and on-field ceremony. Read more…
Eastchester

King Celebrates ‘Mama’ Turner’s 103rd

Councilman Andy King, friends, family, Burke Avenue Baptist Church parishioners and RAIN Eastchester Neighborhood Senior Center staff celebrated Mother Sarah Turner’s 103rd birthday with two celebrations held on Sunday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 2. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Designer envisions Rat Island tourist getaway concept

A concept for a hotel on a private island off the coast of the borough has been floated as a possibility. Read more…

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Pelham Bay

Temple Beth-El Hosts Gala Dinner

Temple Beth-El of City Island hosted its 85th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance on Saturday, April 6 at Pelham Split Rock Golf Course. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park Community Association’s Dinner Dance

Morris Park Community Association celebrated its 45th annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, April 6 at Marina Del Rey Caterers. Read more…
Belmont

Wurzweiler Care Café Discusses Gangs

Belmont

Wurzweiler Care Café Discusses Gangs

Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler Care Café hosted a panel discussion and presentation for community members about gang violence and prevention on Monday, April 1 at Mount Carmel Church. Read more…
Soundview

Travel With Chazz, Phipps Host Guns Down Gloves Up

Travel with Chaz & Phipps Neighborhoods co-host Guns Down Gloves Up A Boxing & Calisthenics Tutorial for Youth & their Families Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…

Friday, April 12, 2019

Stand clear of the chipping paint. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

ASEZ University Vols Revitalize Clason Point Park

More than 50 ASEZ University volunteers helped spruce up Clason Point Park. Read more…
Paralegals for the Community held a Self-Made Boss Brunch in honor of Women’s History Month. Read more…
The New Bronx Chamber of Commerce honored two female leaders at its Women of Distinction Luncheon. Read more…
The Boogie Down Bronx lived up to its namesake! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Brooklyn Man Killed In Claremont Shooting

Police need your help solving a fatal shooting. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Concourse

Diaz Hosts Clergy Taskforce Interfaith Breakfast

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the Bronx Clergy Taskforce Interfaith Breakfast at the Bronx County Building’s Veteran’s Memorial Hall. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Walk of Fame anticipates a major overhaul

The Grand Concourse Walk of Fame that holds the names of 120 notable Bronxites could be getting a much-needed spruce up on its 23-block span on the borough’s most impressive thorougfare. Read more…
More than 15 countries were represented by Heketi students and families who shared the customs and traditions of their native countries. Read more…
Baychester

Young K&Q Chess Club Teaches Elders

The Young Kings and Queens Chess Club taught local elders the game of chess on Friday, March 29 at the Baychester Library. Read more…
Pelham Bay

CB 10, DEP Host Free Shredding & Rain Barrel Day

Community Board 10 and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection co-hosted a free shredding/rain barrel event on Saturday, March 30 at Zoodohos Peghe Church. Read more…
Morris Park

Mercy College Hosts Doctors’ Recognition Day

The 16th annual Doctors’ Recognition Day Symposium, Poster Presentations and Physicians’ Exposition was held on Thursday, March 28 at Mercy College. Read more…
Castle Hill

Sepulveda, Reyes Host Spelling Bee

Castle Hill

Sepulveda, Reyes Host Spelling Bee

Hosted by Senator Luis Sepulveda and Assemblywoman Karines Reyes, the winner in each grade earned a $1,000 prize with $500 distribued in cash or check and $500 in a NYS College Scholarship. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House Spring Open House

Councilman Mark Gjonaj enjoyed meeting many Bronxites enjoying the programs, classes and activities offered during Bronx House’s Spring Open House. Read more…
Westchester Square

East Bronx History Forum Honors Dr. Markoe

The East Bronx Histoy Forum honored Dr. Karen E. Markoe from SUNY Maritime College. Read more…

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bronx Times Reporter

Crown jewel of Colombian street food

Arepa Lady brings beloved corn cakes back to World’s Fare for second year. Read more…
One of New York and even America’s ‘Bravest’ was tragically taken from us while serving overseas on Monday, April 10. Read more…
Approximately 42,000 degree-seeking CUNY students reside in the Bronx. Read more…
Morris Park

Healthfirst Honors Women’s History Month Community Leaders

Healthfirst saluted several local female leaders at its fourth annual Women’s History Month Community Awards. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Daughters of the Stone Anniversary

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa launched the tenth anniversary edition trade paperback edition of her novel ‘Daughters of the Stone’ on Friday, March 15 at the Andrew Freedman Home. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Honors Black History Month Poster Winners

In honor of Black History Month, Councilman Mark Gjonaj hosted Black History Month Poster Contests in eight schools in District 13. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Torres Opposes After School Summer Camp Budget Cuts

Councilman Ritchie Torres joined United Neighborhood Houses and middle school students to voice their opposition to Mayor de Blasio’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal to eliminate 34,000 slots for middle school students to participate in summer programming through the city’s School’s Out NYC program. Read more…

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Bronx Times Reporter

All the World’s a Fare: NYC’s largest and most diverse food festival comes to Queens

New York City’s largest and most diverse food festival coming to Queens. Read more…
Hunts Point

CEC 8 Superintendent Hosts Kindness Awards

Community Education Council District 8 Community Superintendent Dr. Erika Tobia hosted The Kindness Awards on Wednesday, March 20 at P.S. 48. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman Center Hosts Sophy & Fausto Rey Reunion, Sat. April 13

After more than FOUR decades the international artists of several generations will meet for the first time at Lehman Center to present what will undoubtedly be a historic concert. Read more…
Mott Haven

Guineans Succeeding in America Women’s Conference

Panelists and speakers from diverse backgrounds shared how they overcame challenges and how they positioned themselves to take advantage of available opportunities. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Serrano Honors Local Female Trailblazers

Grand Concourse

Serrano Honors Local Female Trailblazers

Congressman Jose Serrano honored several local female leaders at his annual Women’s History Month Celebration. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj At Women’s Youth Empowerment Panel

Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Con Edison, Texas de Brazil and 31 Agency co-hosted ‘Women’s Youth Empowerment Panel: An Open Conversation of Growth and Progress.’ Read more…

Monday, April 8, 2019

Bronx Times Reporter

WELL Campaign, Benedetto Host Lunch

The WELL Campaign, an advocacy effort to improve student health and well-being in New York, partnered with Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Senator Shelley Mayer and the American Heart Association. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Gibson Delivers District Address

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson delivered her third State of the District Address. Read more…
In honor of Women’s History Month, the MJ Treatment Spa & Wellness gave complimentary dmGlow™ facial treatments by dmSkincare and DermaMed Solutions on Thursday, March 7. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sorority Reads Across the Bronx

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority read across the Bronx. Read more…
A Bronx child needs your help fighting a rare autoimmune disease he’s been facing since birth. Read more…

Sunday, April 7, 2019

In this exhibition, the Young Artists of Casita Maria tapped into their ancestral legacies of The Americas and Caribbean. Read more…
Columbia Doctors Eastern Vascular Associates hosted a free screening in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Baychester

Easter Bunny Visits The Mall At Bay Plaza

The Mall at Bay Plaza welcomed the Easter Bunny with a fun-filled show! Read more…
Concourse

161st BID Preps For Yankees’ Homecoming

The 161st Street Business Improvement District prepared for the return of the Yankees and the start of the 2019 baseball season by clearing the parade route for the Welcome Back Yankees Parade. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct Community Council Breakfast May 8th

A precinct community is coming together to celebrate both civilians and police officers at their annual breakfast. Read more…
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