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Monday, April 23, 2018

Bedford Park

32nd Senate Special Election Debate

Bedford Park

32nd Senate Special Election Debate

Bronxites tuned into BronxNet’s ‘BronxTalk’ on Monday, April 9 for an exciting on-air 32nd Senate District Special Election Debate. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Big John’s Moving Funds KHCC Van

Kingsbridge Heights

Big John’s Moving Funds KHCC Van

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center will receive a new 15 seat van this spring courtesy of Big John’s Moving, Inc. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Post 1456 Hosts Baby Shower

Throggs Neck

Post 1456 Hosts Baby Shower

The Throggs Neck Memorial American Legion Post 1456’s Ladies Auxiliary from American hosted a baby shower for veterans of the VA Hospital. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Shed Fire At 1281 Bradford Avenue

Throggs Neck

Shed Fire At 1281 Bradford Avenue

Firefighters responded to a shed fire at 1281 Bradford Avenue. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNLL Holds Opening Day Parade, Ceremony

Throggs Neck

TNLL Holds Opening Day Parade, Ceremony

In honor of its 68th annual Opening Day ceremonies, the Throgs Neck Little League hosted a parade for its T-ball teams. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Bronx public schools plan federal lawsuit vs DOE

With the proposed closure of Crotona Academy High School, one thing was very apparent: fellow schools in the Bronx were not letting them go through this alone. Read more…
“Tenants are facing deplorable conditions including lack of heat and hot water, leaks, mold, inadequate appliances, unsatisfactory repairs and services, decrepit mail boxes, rodents, roaches, a negligent superintendent and repeated harassment by the landlord and superintendent.” Read more…

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Allerton

Beth Abe Residents Enjoy Milestones

Allerton

Beth Abe Residents Enjoy Milestones

Beth Abraham Center hosted a double birthday party for two residents celebrating incredible milestones! Read more…
Allerton

Gun Violence Discussion At St. Cath’s

Allerton

Gun Violence Discussion At St. Cath’s

A local assemblyman met with students to discuss the scourge of gun violence plaguing schools across the nation. Read more…
City Island

Focal Point Gallery Exhibits Young Artists

City Island

Focal Point Gallery Exhibits Young Artists

The Focal Point Gallery hosted an opening reception for its Young Artist Exhibition. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Holds Discussion With Visions

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Holds Discussion With Visions

Councilman Mark Gjonaj met with VISIONS Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein, Jacobi’s SUV Reception

Bronx Times Reporter

Klein, Jacobi’s SUV Reception

Stand Up to Violence toasted several exemplary community at its third annual awards gala. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Car Fire In Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay

Car Fire In Pelham Bay

Firefighters responded to a car fire on Friday, April 13 around 9:30 p.m. between Middletown Road and Mayflower Avenue. Read more…
Soundview

Sepulveda Co-Sponsors Job Fair

Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda is hailing his recent job fair at ‘major success.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

DDC begins repairs of manholes in the Bronx

Bronx Times Reporter

DDC begins repairs of manholes in the Bronx

Be sure to check the traffic on your daily commute for construction. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

From boots to heels: meet the GI vying for Mrs. America

Her journey from military to mascara is a unique one to say the least. Read more…

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Woodstock

P.S. 62 Students Learn Artistic Expression

Students learned how to express themselves through the arts! Read more…
Concourse Village

BP Diaz, Chancellor Carranza At P.S. 359

Concourse Village

BP Diaz, Chancellor Carranza At P.S. 359

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and recently appointed NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza toured P.S. 359. Read more…
Morris Park

Gjonaj Attends P.S. 108 Art Contest

Morris Park

Gjonaj Attends P.S. 108 Art Contest

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently paid a visit to P.S. 108 to meet with the school’s Student Art Contest winning youngsters! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Denounces Unfair Labor Practices

Bronx Times Reporter

King Denounces Unfair Labor Practices

A local councilman joined many in protesting Spectrum/Charter’s unfair labor practices and negotiations.. Read more…
Concourse Village

Man Killed In Foxhurst Fire

Police are investigating after a man was killed in a blaze in Foxhurst. Read more…
Two local elected officials visited Melrose Senior Center elders. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Victory is sweet for first-time competitors P.S. 83. Read more…
The borough’s first ferry service in the 21st century is right on schedule. Read more…

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District and BombaYo’s Dr. Drum presented Fordham Fever Friday’s Bomba Community Workshop at Muller Triangle Park and Plaza. Read more…
Transportation Alternatives and residents rallied in support of making one of the most important northeast Bronx corridors safer. Read more…
McDermott’s Pub hosted a heartfelt event remembering the life of a slain Cardinal Spellman High School cheerleading coach. Read more…
It’s smooth sailing ahead for the much anticipated Soundview Ferry Terminal! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Tours Hebrew Home For The Aged

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Tours Hebrew Home For The Aged

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently toured Hebrew Home for the Aged. 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…
Hookah smoking appears to be leading serious health conditions that may take a toll on users for years to come, and is causing an uptick in hospital admissions. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Crowley Combats Female Genital Mutilation

Bronx Times Reporter

Crowley Combats Female Genital Mutilation

Congressman Joseph Crowley was awarded the Break the Silence Soumou Politician of the Year Award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

E-commerce operator leases ABC warehouse

A major e-commerce operation may soon be coming to an unutilized warehouse. Read more…

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Fordham

Chefs Bring Vegan/Vegetarian Options

Even as vegan and vegetarian dining has grown ever more popular, it’s still challenging for college students to find plant-based dining options in the campus dining hall. Read more…
Allerton

Gjonaj Meets AIM Prez. Chamblee

Allerton

Gjonaj Meets AIM Prez. Chamblee

Councilman Mark Gjonaj met with recently appointed Allerton International Merchants Association president Varahn Chamblee. Read more…
Eastchester

King Celebrates ‘Mama’ Turner’s 102nd

Eastchester

King Celebrates ‘Mama’ Turner’s 102nd

A 102-year-old woman was honored for her steady activism in civil and human rights causes and participation in City Hall rallies for seniors. Read more…

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Bedford Park

Espaillat Hosts Public Safety Forum

Bedford Park

Espaillat Hosts Public Safety Forum

Several local leaders attended a Bronx Public Safety Forum at Parish Center of Our Lady of Refuge. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Haber Center Hosts Autism Awareness Walk

Pelham Bay

Haber Center Hosts Autism Awareness Walk

In honor of Autism Awareness Week, AHRC NYC Howard Haber Early Learning Center hosted its Autism Walk. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Crotona Academy students resist DOE’s closure plans

The school belongs to those it serves and these students and parents are not letting their school down without a fight. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Port Morris, Hunts Point develop trendy music venues

The rapidly emerging south Bronx has become home to music venues and clubs that you would think belong in Chelsea. Read more…

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Morris Park

Calvary Screens Defining Hope Documentary

Morris Park

Calvary Screens Defining Hope Documentary

Calvary Hospital screened highlights from the ground-breaking documentary ‘Defining Hope.’ Read more…
Concourse Village

S. Bx. NeON Holds Community Breakfast

In honor of National Nutrition Month, the NYC Department of Probation South Bronx NeON Nutrition Kitchen served breakfasts to over 100 local residents in need. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Good Shepherd Screens Black Panther

Bronx Times Reporter

Good Shepherd Screens Black Panther

Good Shepherd Services recently sponsored three film screenings of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ for 520 of its program participants throughout NYC. Read more…
Norwood

CHAM Patients Enjoy Child Life Carnival

In celebration of Child Life Month, the team of specialists at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore held a carnival for patients. Read more…
Puppies, kittens, and parrots, oh my! Read more…
Hunts Point

Bronx artisanal bakery finds its products on the rise

Starting in a miniscule workspace in Maspeth, Queens, the company knew some changes needed to be implemented to avoid ‘bursting at the seams.’ Read more…

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Hub

Burlington Opens In The Hub

The Hub

Burlington Opens In The Hub

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially welcome Burlington to The Hub! Read more…
Concourse

Diaz Remembers 50th Year Of MLK’s Death

Concourse

Diaz Remembers 50th Year Of MLK’s Death

The borough president, residents and local elected officials remembered slain Civil Rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 years after his assassination. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Meets Small Biz Commissioner

Councilman Mark Gjonaj and NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Greg Bishop discussed ways they can help support small businesses. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Bronx CERT 3 Team Honored

Crotona Park East

Bronx CERT 3 Team Honored

The Bronx 3 CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) team from Community Board 3 received the inaugural Jonann Webb-Dixon NYC CERT Ambassador Award. Read more…
Concourse

S. Bronx native trims pounds, runs for cancer research

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step or so the saying goes. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx native Mieszczanski publishes new 9/11 tale

Many in the city still feel the pain of loss after the 9/11 attacks, but author Ted Mieszczanski’s new book sought to help those in need of healing. Read more…

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Belmont

Joe Binder Day At Pasquale Rigletto’s

Belmont

Joe Binder Day At Pasquale Rigletto’s

Family and friends celebrated what would have been a late local legend’s 108th birthday. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bernardez Graduates NYU Program

Bronx Times Reporter

Bernardez Graduates NYU Program

Bronxite Emy Bernardez was one of six New Yorkers who graduated from NYU College of Dentistry’s New Dental Assisting Certificate Program. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends Phipps Neighborhoods Meeting

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends Phipps Neighborhoods Meeting

A local councilman attended a recent Phipps Neighborhoods meeting. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Residents Enjoy Easter

Triboro Center residents had an ‘egg-citing’ time creating their very own Easter Baskets on Sunday, April 1. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Professional dancer takes passion to next generation

A professional dancer from the borough is looking to give back to her community and impart her passion for dance on the next generation. Read more…
If you’re headed to East 161st Street this season be on the lookout for some new menu items. Read more…

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Allerton

Comptroller Stringer Speaks At AIM

Allerton

Comptroller Stringer Speaks At AIM

Comptroller Scott Stringer was the guest speaker at the Allerton International Merchants Association’s monthly meeting. Read more…
Woodlawn

Country Bank Marks 30th Anniversary

Woodlawn

Country Bank Marks 30th Anniversary

Country Bank recently commemorated three decades of service. Read more…
Crotona Park East

P.S. 55 Reviews Marvel’s Black Panther

Crotona Park East

P.S. 55 Reviews Marvel’s Black Panther

P.S. 55 and the Bharati Foundation joined forces for a morning to talk community and superheroes. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends World Autism Awareness Day

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends World Autism Awareness Day

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to be ‘Lighting it up Blue’ with his peers at the City Council. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from all across the Bronx. Read more…
A language-learning program for young people is setting up shop in a new location. Read more…

Friday, April 13, 2018

A memorial honoring the vicitms of 9/11 was unveiled and blessed inside the Redwood Club’s backyard. Read more…
City Island

Scavello’s Hosts Laugh Loud Comedy Night

City Island

Scavello’s Hosts Laugh Loud Comedy Night

The laugh out loud extravaganza featured performances by comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried and ‘America’s Got Talent’ comedian and ventriloquist John Pizzi. Read more…
For the fourth year in a row, Councilman Ritchie Torres and Urban Upbound are providing residents free tax preparation services this tax season. Read more…
Beth Abraham Center residents and staff had a very inspirational visit by minister Louis Negron and his amazing family and staff from the Flow Kingdom Ministries. Read more…
Pelham Bay

4 Vehicles Damaged In Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay

4 Vehicles Damaged In Pelham Bay

Four vehicles were damaged in an early Saturday morning accident in Pelham Bay. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Errant car kills worker/DOT bridge employee loses life in freaky mishap

A Long Island family now mourns after an SUV collided with a 57-year-old NYC Department of Transportation worker on Wednesday morning of Wednesday, April 4. Read more…
A new documentary examines the importance one park has had on a Longwood community over generations. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

More cluster sites to close in borough

The number of homeless ‘cluster sites’ in the borough continues to drop, with some areas seeing new homeless shelters. Read more…

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz, Students Attend March For Our Lives

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz, Students Attend March For Our Lives

Over 150 students joined the borough president for a rally denouncing gun violence in Washington, D.C. Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Celebrates Easter On The Square

Westchester Square

Gjonaj Celebrates Easter On The Square

A local councilman joined the Westchester Square community in celebrating Easter. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Boy Chosen As Lego Ambassador

Ten-year-old Bronx resident Daniel Thomas will assist Legoland Discovery Center Westchester’s Master Model Builder Anthony Maddaloni with a range of exciting activities. Read more…
Morris Park

Jewish Center Hosts Purim Party

The free, fun-filled extravaganza featured live music by the Mentalist, a hot buffet dinner, Shalach Manos, dancing and gifts for local children. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx native’s comic book defines ‘Puerto Rico Strong’

A Clason Point native’s childhood dreams were actualized through the comic industry. Read more…

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Students Join March For Our Lives Rally

Bronx Times Reporter

Students Join March For Our Lives Rally

Local students joined Health People, Mary Mitchell Center, FIERCE and many other Bronx organizations in participating in this year’s March for our Lives rally on Saturday, March 24 in Washington, D.C. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj, Rodriguez-Rosa Tour Parks

Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa toured a few local parks. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Post 253 Swears-In Legion Members

Throggs Neck

Post 253 Swears-In Legion Members

A special swearing-in ceremony was held to initiate new members to the Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253. Read more…
Soundview

Schmitty The Weather Dog At P.S. 107

Soundview

Schmitty The Weather Dog At P.S. 107

The fluffiest weather-girl in history has made her way to one elementary school in the borough! Read more…
Keep an eye on the Bronx for some new superstars. Read more…
A Morris Heights building that dates back more than a century is going to be recognized for an outstanding renovation. Read more…

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Assembly, Senate Reappoint Regents

The Joint Legislative Session approved new 5-year terms for the Regents of the University of New York’s Bronx and Queens appointees. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends Women In Biz Forum

A local councilman attended an event helping to connect local minority and women-led businesses with potential contracting opportunities! Read more…
Hunts Point

Senator Klein Visits P.S. 48 Students

Hunts Point

Senator Klein Visits P.S. 48 Students

A local senator recently visited P.S. 48 students and administrators. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Scanlan HS Sponsors Easter Egg Hunt

Throggs Neck

Scanlan HS Sponsors Easter Egg Hunt

Monsignor Scanlan High School welcomed the spring season with its time honored Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Meet and Greet. Read more…
The City Island community is preparing for 32-units of first class waterfront condominiums at a new development called 41° North. Read more…
Norwood

5-building Webster Commons hits housing lottery

Peeking over the Woodlawn Cemetry, this housing has marketability. Read more…

Monday, April 9, 2018

It’s the art of drinking! Read more…
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