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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

Edgewater Park

Gjonaj, Edgewater Discuss Flooding Concerns

Monday, October 29 marked six years since Hurricance Sandy hit and devasted coastal communities in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Frances de Chantal’s All Saints Day Costume Parade

St. Frances de Chantal students were dressed to impress at their school’s All Saints Day Costume Parade on Thursday, November 1 inside St. Frances de Chantal Church. Read more…
East Side House Settlement and Melrose Senior Center co-hosted a thrilling Halloween Party on Monday, October 29. Read more…
Costumed Catholic Widows and Widowers of the Bronx members embraced the Halloween spirit! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

American Legion posts gear up to celebrate its centennial

Bronx Times Reporter

American Legion posts gear up to celebrate its centennial

Members of the American Legion from around the borough are gearing up to celebrate the organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Two posthumously honored at Bronx Veterans Parade

When the 34th Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck steps off on Sunday, November 18, two deceased veterans with strong ties to the borough will be remembered. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Hosts Halloween Celebrations

Councilman Mark Gjonaj had a busy and fun Halloween this year hosting such celebrations as P.S. 105’s Halloween Party, Safe Streets & Safe Treats in Morris Park and Scare at the Square in Westchester Square! Read more…
Baychester

Halloween Costume Contest At Bay Plaza Mall

Bronxites and their children had a scary fun time celebrating Halloween with a magic show and costume contest on Wednesday, October 31 at the Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…
Fordham

Miss Abbie’s Halloween Extravaganza

Everyone had a howling good time at Miss Abbie’s Kin, Inc.’s sixth annual Halloween Extravanganza! Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay Home A Real Halloween Treat

Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay Home A Real Halloween Treat

Frank Williams’ haunted house at 2885 Wellman Avenue between Mayflower and Edison Avenues featured many thrills and chills for brave trick-or-treaters this Halloween! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Boards eye video streaming meetings to increase transparency

Two east Bronx community boards are experimenting with using video to reach more people in their service areas. Read more…
Saluting those that served. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

Morris Park

Prayer Vigil For Tragic Halloween Deaths

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the families of Nyanna Aquil, Kristjan Leka and Louis Perez, residents and pastor Jay Gooding in prayer on the third anniversary of their tragic death on Halloween. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Cardinal Spellman Hosts Paint & Sip Event

Over 200 Cardinal Spellman High School students, staff, alumni and friends participated in a Paint and Sip event in the Chirico Family Dining Hall! Read more…
Norwood

NICU Babies Treated To Halloween Party

Former NICU patients had a great time celebrating the Halloween season. Read more…
Concourse

Not62 Campaigns For A Healthy Bronx

The Bronx is the unhealthiest county of 62. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Slice & Co. Pizza Celebrates Grand Opening

Throggs Neck

Slice & Co. Pizza Celebrates Grand Opening

There’s a new slice in town! Read more…
Mott Haven

The Crescendo, 25 Bruckner Blvd., adds luxury to Mott Haven

As if the indoor pool wasn’t enough. Read more…
Hunts Point

A $25M new look for Hunts Point food distribution center

A Hunts Point food distribution center is getting a fresh look! Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Rev. Jerome A. Greene Democratic Club’s 3rd Annual Dinner

The Rev. Jerome A. Greene Democratic Club recently honored Jack Doyle; Bervin Harris; Rev. Albert Sutton, Sr.; Katherine Zamechansky and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz at its third annual dinner dance. Read more…
City Island

Temple Beth El Remembers Synagogue Victims

City Island

Temple Beth El Remembers Synagogue Victims

Temple Beth El of City Island hosted a somber candlelight vigil for the 11 lives lost in the recent Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. Read more…
Allerton

Fernandez Hosts Halloween Party At P.S. 105

The party was met with much success and Halloween spirit! Read more…
Baychester

Astor LL Challenger Host Awards Luncheon

The special occasion celebrated the league’s Challenger Division, a league for special needs players ages five to 21-years-old and its 20th anniversary. Read more…
A local councilman presented awards to 12 Bronx veterans during the celebration. Read more…
St. Frances de Chantal students had a scary fun time marching in their school’s annual Halloween Parade on Wednesday, October 31. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports and crime news from the Bronx. Read more…
Morris Park

Alternate side parking coming to Esplanade train station

Residents breathe a sigh of releif. Read more…
Allerton

Freightliner Collides Into Unoccupied Nissan

Police responded to a traffic accident involving a car and a Freightliner last week in Allerton. Read more…
Demolition is underway at a former juvenile detention center site that will become home to affordable housing and multipurpose live/work complex. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Crotona Park East

Bronx Veterans Day Parade Celebrated In Crotona

Crotona Park East

Bronx Veterans Day Parade Celebrated In Crotona

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team kicked off the borough’s Veterans Day celebrations with its fifth annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 3 at East 175th Street and Crotona Parkway. Read more…
Several local business leaders were toasted at this year’s 11th annual Throggs Neck Merchants Association Dinner Dance on Thursday, October 25 at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Westchester Square

Scare At The Square Delivers Thrills & Chills

Westchester Square

Scare At The Square Delivers Thrills & Chills

Bronxites craving a good scare were in for a treat at Westchester Square Business Improvement District and Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s ‘Scare at the Square’ on Wednesday, October 31 at Owen Dolen Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
Animal rights advocates won surprise victory after an 11th hour deal was struck that will likely see an animal shelter built in Co-op City in the coming years. Read more…
Longwood

Police Investigate Fox St. Crash

Police responded to a two-car collision last week in Longwood. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ocasio-Cortez, Biaggi win big

The results are in. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

Hunts Point

Hunts Point Produce Market to host 4th Annual ‘Hunts Point Gives Back’ Community Event

The merchants at the Hunts Point Produce Market will once again come together to host the Annual ‘Hunts Point Gives Back’ to Hunts Point, a community event. Read more…
Concourse

Hayes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Night

Concourse

Hayes Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Night

Cardinal Hayes High School recently held a Hispanic Heritage Night celebration! Read more…
The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 23 at Odyssey House. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Officer Manny Vargas Fundraiser

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to support a fundraiser for police officer Manny Vargas, a highly decorated and 23 year veteran, currently assigned to 49th Precinct. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club Civic Beautification Project

Councilman Mark Gjonaj assisted the Country Club Civic Association and Partnership for Park for a neighborhood beautification project at Providence Rest Nursing Home’s traffic triangle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Champions

Councilman Andy King honored several breast cancer awareness champions. Read more…
Morrisania

Salamanca Tours AECI High School

Morrisania

Salamanca Tours AECI High School

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the team at NYC Charter High School for Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industries for an indepth tour of the school. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Fordham South

Rivera Hosts Halloween Health & Housing Fair

Senator Gustavo Rivera and residents had a great time at this year’s Halloween Health and Housing Fair at BronxWorks Morris Innovative Senior Center. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Cardinal Spellman HS Holds College Fair

Over 75 colleges and many prospective college students attended Cardinal Spellman High School’s annual College Fair on Thursday, October 18. Read more…
Soundview

Holy Family Students Make Apple Cider

Holy family School UPK students enjoyed making apple cider from scratch on Friday, October 26. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Walk For A World Without Type 1 Diabetes

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s wife Roberta and his mother Roza joined Team Abigail’s Army and Congressman Eliot Engel at the JDRF One Walk, to help raise awareness, support and find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Church Celebrates Halloween

Parkchester

St. Helena Church Celebrates Halloween

Father and sons joined many other ghosts and ghouls in attending the Halloween spooktacular! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honored By Zoning Advisory Council

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honored By Zoning Advisory Council

A local councilman was presented with the Zoning Advisory Council Award for his commitment to responsible development and affordable housing in NYC. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

Throggs Neck

Fort Schuyler Presbyterian Church 90th Anniversary

Fort Schuyler Presbyterian Church in Throggs Neck held its 90th Anniversary Banquet on Saturday, October 20. Among those honored for their service to the community were Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, James McQuade, proprietor of Schuyler Hill Funeral Home and James Macklin. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary Luncheon

Throggs Neck

Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary Luncheon

The Sisters, Servants of Mary Auxiliary annual Luncheon and Auction was celebrated on Sunday, October 21 at Marina del Rey Caterers. Read more…
Norwood

Reach Out & Read Launches At CHAM

Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care visits and encouraging families to read aloud together Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Council Hosts Hispanic Month Celebration

Councilman Mark Gjonaj enjoyed attending the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the City Council Chambers, an event co-sponsored by Speaker Corey Johnson and NYC Council Black, Latino and Asian Caucus. Read more…
Fordham South

Altice Bridge The Digital Divide With TAPCo Students

The event included 32 sixth through eighth grade students and featured a discussion and Q&A with Councilman Ritchie Torres about how technology has changed, its importance for education success, the significance of STEM skills and jobs of the future. Read more…
Throggs Neck

34th Bronx Veterans Parade in Throggs Neck Nov. 18

The 34th Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck promises to be a fitting salute to veterans from our borough. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Hosts Baldor Job Fair

Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted a Baldor hiring fair in his district office to help connect local residents with job opportunities at the nationally-recognied company based in the district. Read more…
A local school is fundraising to build a state of the art television production studio. Read more…
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