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Belmont

NYPL Belmont Branch Hosts Anti-Prom

Belmont

NYPL Belmont Branch Hosts Anti-Prom

The New York Public Library Belmont Branch hosted its inaugural ‘Anti-Prom’ on Friday, May 10. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronxites Have A Ball At Bronx Ball Gala

Pelham Bay

Bronxites Have A Ball At Bronx Ball Gala

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Tourism Council co-hosted the 2019 Bronx Ball. Read more…
Pelham Bay

PGA Champion Attends NPRDP Golf Outing

Pelham Bay

PGA Champion Attends NPRDP Golf Outing

Juan Antonio ‘Chi Chi’ Rodriguez, 8-time PGA Champion and the first and only Puerto Rican inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame, participated in this year’s fourth annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade Golf Outing. Read more…
Parkchester

PhRMA’s Roadmap to Health Visits

Roadmap to Health was developed in response to the rising rates of chronic disease in the United States. Read more…
Concourse

Damon Runyon 5K Held At Yankee Stadium

Concourse

Damon Runyon 5K Held At Yankee Stadium

Runners and walkers of all ages, and from as far away as Australia, traversed the course along with scientists funded by Damon Runyon. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Preston Honors Giannini At Golf Outing

Pelham Bay

Preston Honors Giannini At Golf Outing

Attendees and sponsors of the event helped provide much needed scholarship opportunities for incoming and current Preston students Read more…
J&S Caring Food Pantry and NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s Office joined local businesses and volunteers in co-hosting a Free Community Senior Fun Day in Melrose. Read more…
City Island

Gjonaj Attends City Island Viacommunity Day

City Island

Gjonaj Attends City Island Viacommunity Day

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended City Island’s second annual Viacommunity Day and the launch of the City Island Oyster Project. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Island Oyster Project looks to improve water quality

Bronx Times Reporter

City Island Oyster Project looks to improve water quality

An ambitious grassroots effort to restore marine ecology in local waterways is gaining traction. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dinowitz, transit advocates, steer MTA bus service fix

With an anticipated redesign of the borough’s bus service coming in September, one Bronx elected official, along with a dozen transit advocates, are calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to steer improvements in the right direction. Read more…
Morris Park

Borough President Diaz Salutes Local Veterans

In honor of Bronx Week, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and his Veteran Borough President Veteran Advisory Council co-hosted the Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, May 13 at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Greek American Institute Bids Farewell to Principal

The Greek American Institute dedicated its time honored Evening of the Arts celebration to its outgoing principal Anne Prokop on Wednesday, May 15. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Nurses Enjoy Spa Day

Morrisania

Triboro Center Nurses Enjoy Spa Day

In honor of National Nursing Home Week, RehabWorld from midtown Manhattan visited the nurses and staff at Triboro Center on Wednesday, May 15 to hand out complimentary massages and their spa services. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Fernandez Hosts ThriveNYC Community Forum

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez hosted a ThriveNYC Community Know Your Rights Forum on Thursday, May 2 at P.S. 105. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN rallies against substance treatment clinic; electeds united

The community again rallied to protest a proposed substance abuse treatment program planed in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Allerton

Fernandez Sponsors Prom Dress Giveaway

Allerton

Fernandez Sponsors Prom Dress Giveaway

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez co-hosted a prom dress giveaway alongside Senator Jamaal Bailey and Lady Pamela Damon of Talitha Cumi Etiquitte Academy for Girls. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CB1 votes down Mott Haven jail; Arline Parks speaks out

Bronx Times Reporter

CB1 votes down Mott Haven jail; Arline Parks speaks out

Community Board 1 unanimously voted “no” on the city’s plan to build a 24 to 25 floor jail in Mott Haven. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New traffic proposal for Southern Boulevard is unpopular

The NYC Department of Transportation’s push to install bicycle lanes throughout the Bronx hasn’t been well received by residents in various neighborhoods. Read more…
The 45th Precinct Community Council saluted local leaders and police officers at its annual breakfast gala and awards ceremony. Read more…
Concourse

BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Week Labor Breakfast

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted his fifth annual Bronx Week Labor Breakfast on Tuesday, May 14. Read more…
The Friends of Pelham Bay Park celebrated the timeless legacy of fun summers at Orchard Beach and four special friends who support the park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Residents Protest Proposed Miracle City Counseling Program

Over 100 Throggs Neck residents living near 2800 Bruckner Boulevard joined community activist and protest organizer Egidio Sementilli for a rally denouncing a proposed Miracle City substance abuse treatment center on Saturday, May 18. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition Meets

The coalition discussed its mission, elevator pitch and prevention ethics. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Underground Music Scene On Full Display

The Bronx’s underground music scene was on full display! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Bronx Columbus Parade grand marshals selected

Two outstanding individuals were selected for honors during the 2019 Bronx Columbus Day Parade. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman Center hosts 50th Anniversary Concert

Bedford Park

Lehman Center hosts 50th Anniversary Concert

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts and Goya Foods is proud to present the return of Cuba’s legendary, Grammy-winning dance orchestra. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

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…
Grand Concourse

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…
Morris Park

Holy Name Society, Big Deal Supermarket’s Lenten Fundraiser

The fundraiser raised $7,119 for two Morris Park parishes. Read more…
Community stakeholders and developers came together to celebrate a couple hundred of units of new affordable housing. Read more…
Hunts Point

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…
Co-op City

Co-op City Schools Receive New Playground

Co-op City

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…
Williamsbridge

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

The Bronxer returns from hiatus; big things are yet to come

The Bronxer is back. 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…
Parkchester

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…
Morris Park

Cardinal Hayes HS Honors Convocation Ceremony

Morris Park

Cardinal Hayes HS Honors Convocation Ceremony

Cardinal Hayes High School recently held its annual Honors Convocation at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Van Nest

Postal Service Leaders Speak At VNNA Meeting

USPS Post Master Scott Farrar and Area Managers for 10460, 10461 and 10462 were the featured guest speakers at the Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance’s meeting on Monday, May 6 at the Msgr. Fiorentino Apartments. 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…
Bedford Park

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…
Morrisania

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…
Confetti Party Place hosted a Mother’s Day Tea Party on Saturday, May 4 at 3190 Westchester Avenue. Read more…
Norwood

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…
Williamsbridge

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…
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…
Mott Haven

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program Conference

RAIN Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program hosted its annual conference at Lincoln Hospital Auditorium. Read more…
Van Nest

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Dinner

Van Nest

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Dinner

The Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance toasted several local leaders at its annual dinner awards gala on Friday, May 10 at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx County Chorus Performs Disney Dazzle

Bronx County Chorus presented ‘Disney Dazzle’ on Sunday, May 5 at First Lutheran Church of Throggs Neck. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Jacobi Hospital’s Gala Awards Night

Jacobi Hospital hosted its gala celebration on Thursday, May 9 at Villa Barone Manor. 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…
Throggs Neck

Bankers Breakfast Honors Financial Leaders

Over 400 financial leaders, business owners, real estate brokers, accountants, attorneys and technical assistance providers met lenders actively working to assist with the Business Initiatives of New York’s 504 loan program. Read more…
The club’s cruise nights will be held every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park BID Mother’s Day Celebration

Bronxites enjoyed an early Mother’s Day Celebration with the Morris Park Business Improvement District and the moms in the Morris Park area! 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…
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