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Pelham Bay

Gjonaj Mobile District Office Visits Senior Center

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Office was able to connect with so many elders at its Mobile District Office at the RAIN Middletown Senior Center. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Celebrates Wins At Eddys

Preston High School seniors in Mr. Craig Youngren’s Video Production class took part in ITV’s News and Views program and won five Eddy Awards on Friday, May 17. Read more…
Over 250 attendees joined Equality Charter School in commemorating its 10th anniversary during Bronx Week on Wednesday, May 15 at Marina del Rey Caterers. Read more…
Concourse

Bronx Walk Of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Grand Concourse was the scene of the unveiling of street signs honoring the three 2019 inductees onto the ‘Bronx Walk of Fame.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Gjonaj Attends Iftar Dinners

In honor of Ramadan, Councilman Mark Gjonaj had the pleasure to break bread with members of the Muslim community at various Iftar Dinners. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Marches In Bronx Week Parade

Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Marches In Bronx Week Parade

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez joined the Bronx Democratic Club in marching in the Bronx Week 2019 Parade on Sunday, May 19 at Mosholu Parkway and Hull Avenue. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas Hospital Hosts Mommy & Me Yoga

St. Barnabas Hospital hosted ‘Mommy and Me’ yoga classes courtesy of Women’s Infants Children. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview-based filmmaker premieres flick, ‘After Maria’

A new film debuting on the streaming video service Netflix chronicles the lives of Puerto Rican refugees living in our borough after Hurricane Maria. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park octogenarian pens her debut literary collection

“Remember, family and friends are the most important parts of one’s life so live every moment like it’s your last while time vanishes.” Read more…
Fordham

Hayes Hosts Fordham U. Biz Showcase

Cardinal Hayes High School recently hosted Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business Corporate Communications Showcase. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Hosts Casino Day

Morrisania

Triboro Center Hosts Casino Day

Triboro Center hosted a Casino Day for its residents and staff in honor of National Nursing Home Week. Read more…
Morris Park

Gjonaj, P.S. 83 Students Host Manicure For Seniors

P.S. 83 students joined Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Office for the ongoing initiative ‘Manicure for Seniors’ with Amber Court Assisting Living elders. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Fernandez Attends Bankers Breakfast

Throggs Neck

Fernandez Attends Bankers Breakfast

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez attended the 21st annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast on Friday, May 10 at Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined families to promote health and wellness at Lyons Playground for P.S. 75’s second annual Community Health Fair. Read more…
After years of construction, two Fisher Houses for military families have officially opened at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Kingsbridge on Wednesday, May 22. Read more…
Parkchester

Bronx Concert Singers Host Spring Concert

The Bronx Concert Singers hosted its 38th annual Spring Concert - Sings My Soul at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Make a Wish Foundation Bronx Community Council

Councilman Mark Gjonaj congratulated the Make a Wish Foundation - Bronx Community Council members for all they do to help children in need. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Students Celebrate Red Nose Day

St. Helena School students recently celebrated Red Nose Day, a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Sponsors Family Skate Day

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was delighted to co-sponsor Family Skate Day with Community Board 10 and Survivor I Am, a fun day for so many at the Bufano Playground Hockey Rink. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Iona Prep Celebrates 100th Commencement

Bronx Times Reporter

Iona Prep Celebrates 100th Commencement

The Class of 2019 consisted of 158 graduates. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Hosts Not62 Handball Tournament

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Hosts Not62 Handball Tournament

Councilman Rafael Salamanca teamed up with the U.S. Wallball Association to host his third annual Handball tournament themed ‘#Not62 For A Healthier Bronx.’ Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pel Pkwy writer teams with NYPL for free ‘spoken’ workshops

One of the borough’s most beloved poets is teaming up with the New York Public Library and a several community organizations to teach spoken word to Bronxites. Read more…
Fordham

Boogie Down At The Bronx Zoo

The jam-packed event featured live DJs, break dancing, live street art exhibition and wildlife. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends Taste Of The Bronx

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to visit with so many businesses at Taste of The Bronx, a true exhibit of the incredible talent and creativity of Bronx based businesses. Read more…
A Throggs Neck couple has opened their home and their hearts to a group of dogs that are easy to love despite some challenges. Read more…
Norwood

CHAM Teen Patients Enjoy Prom

Norwood

CHAM Teen Patients Enjoy Prom

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore hosted its annual CHAM Prom event, an important rite of passage for teens who have spent months hospitalized. Read more…
Woodlawn

Post 19 Hosts John Fraser Bryan Plaque Dedication

John Fraser Bryan American Legion Post 19 held a plaque dedication ceremony for the WWI hero their post is named for. Read more…
Country Club

Gjonaj Attends Villa Maria Academy Fair

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended Villa Maria Academy’s annual fair. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Discusses Fair Futures NY Initiative

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Discusses Fair Futures NY Initiative

Councilman Rafael Salamanca spoke with the Next Generation Youth Center from Children’s Aid in his district about the Fair Futures NY Initiative to support youth aging out of foster care. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Discusses Plastic’s Harmful Effects

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Discusses Plastic’s Harmful Effects

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined elders across his district to talk about the harmful effects of plastic bags and the need to preserve our environment. Read more…
An affordable senior housing development will provide a home for Mott Haven elders. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx Jewish Center Hosts Community Barbecue

The Bronx Jewish Center hosted a community barbecue on Thursday, May 23 in honor of the Holiday Of Lag BaOmer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Visits Small Business Leaders

In honor of National Small Business Week, Councilman Mark Gjonaj visited several small businesses in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYLAG Mobile Legal Help Center

Councilman Mark Gjonaj thanked New York Legal Assistance Group for helping his 13th Council District constituents with free legal assistance related to so many issues from housing, healthcare benefits, immigration, domestic violence, divorce and others. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore Hosts Teddy Bear Hospital

Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore Hosts Teddy Bear Hospital

Local youth brought in their favorite stuffed animals for a ‘checkup’ with Montefiore doctors and nurses at the 12th annual Teddy Bear Hospital. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Post 253 Hosts Support The Troops Bingo Night

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 hosted its annual Support the Troops Bingo Night on Friday, May 17 at the Samuel Young American Legion Post 620. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN Volunteer Ambulance Corps Celebrates 40th

Councilman Mark Gjonaj presented the honorees of the Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps with citations as they celebrated 40 years of providing the Throggs Neck community with quality emergency services. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends Bronx River Flotilla

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends Bronx River Flotilla

The event aimed to raise money for a canoeing program that offers free and discounted paddling adventures for Bronx families. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TN ferry service expansion meeting set for June 18th

The borough’s most exciting new mass transit option should see expanded service by 2021 if a city plan continues on its course. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mosaic Beacon Hosts Health Fair

The event also featured free health screenings and information on important health services. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

$10.7M renovation completed for W 229th St. Step Street

Bronx Times Reporter

$10.7M renovation completed for W 229th St. Step Street

A street in Kingsbridge just took a step in the right direction…about ten flights of them to be exact. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Orchard Beach Opens For Summertime Fun

Bronxites above enjoyed their day in the sun as this year’s beach season opened. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa School Bingo Night

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was delighted to support St.Theresa School Bingo Night, one of the school’s many yearly fundraising activities! Read more…
Melrose Senior Center elders and staff enjoyed a Mother’s Day Party on Friday, May 10. Read more…
City Island

City Island Oyster Reef Launch Project

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently honored everyone involved in the City Island Oyster Reef Launch Project. Read more…
City Island

Gjonaj Hosts Pilot Cove Manor Cleanup Day

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the City Island Civic Association and P.S. 175 students for a Community Cleanup Day at Pilot Cove Manor. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks Classic Cut-A-Rug Danceathon

Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks Classic Cut-A-Rug Danceathon

Councilman Rafael Salamanca co-sponsored the fifth annual BronxWorks Classic Cut-A-Rug Senior Breakfast and Dance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

Police reports around the borough. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto, WELL Campaign promote youth health and wellness

Advocates for youth gathered together recently to call on the state to develop common standards for youth health programs in schools. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Young K & Q Chess Club at Skate Day

Throggs Neck

Young K & Q Chess Club at Skate Day

The Young Kings and Queens Chess Club joined Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Survivor I Am and Community Board 10 for a Family Skate Day on Saturday, May 18 at Bufano Park. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park businesses reopen after devastating fires

Avenue Cigar Lounge and Luciano’s Pizza emerge from blazes intact and in business Read more…
Allerton

Allerton International Merchants Host Anniversary Gala

The Allerton International Merchants Association honored several local leaders at its sixth Anniversary Gala. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Heights Apartments Grand Opening

Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Heights Apartments Grand Opening

A grand opening ceremony was held for the Kingsbridge Heights Apartments. Read more…
Morris Park

49th Precinct Community Council’s 31st Breakfast Gala

The 49th Precinct Community Council saluted several unsung heroes from the community and law enforcement at a time honored tradition. Read more…
Pelham Bay

OLA Students Showcase Interactive Science Museum

The fun yet education event featured walk-through exhibits of the sea and a jungle, chemical experiments and other scientific displays. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

DreamYard Hosts DreamFest Celebration

Grand Concourse

DreamYard Hosts DreamFest Celebration

In honor of Bronx Week, DreamYard hosted its DreamFest celebration on Saturday, May 18 at Andrew Freedman Home. Read more…
The Morris Park Road Diet remains delayed - for now. Read more…
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