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Black History Month celebrated at Melrose Senior Center

On Tuesday, January 31, Melrose Senior Center staff, patients and family members celebrated and commemorated Black History Month. Read more…
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Meeting held by 49th Precinct Community Council

The 49th Precinct Community Council held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 28. Read more…
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Iconic Restaurant Celebrates 100 Years

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Iconic Restaurant Celebrates 100 Years

Mario’s Restaurant in Little Italy celebrates its 100 year anniversary. Read more…
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Students face faculty in OLMC volleyball game

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Students face faculty in OLMC volleyball game

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel held their annual volleyball game between the school’s students and faculty on Friday, January 31. Prior to the game, the school community attended mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on the feast of St. John Bosco. The volleyball game also featured appearances by police officers from the 48th Precinct. Read more…
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TNBA names honorary grand marshals for 2020 parade

For the 22nd Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration, not only are those walking the parade celebrated, but the event will honor a slew of Honorary Grand Marshals, those that supported the parade but are no longer with us. Read more…
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Sororities hold ‘Pink Goes Red’ event at Forest Gym

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Eta Omega Omega Chapter and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated Bronx Alumnae Chapter held a ‘Pink Goes Red’ event at Forest Gym, 955 Tinton Avenue, for American Heart Month on Saturday, February 1. Activities featured at the event included free blood pressure and glucose screenings, health and nutrition tips, self defense courses for kids and zumba for adults. Read more…
Councilman Ritchie Torres attended the first ever Little Italy Bronx Winter Restaurant Week, where he connected with San Gennaro, Gerbasi, Mario’s, Ann & Tony’s, Michaelangelo’s, Belmont BID and the Bronx Tourism Council. The inaugural ‘Little Italy in the Bronx Winter Restaurant Week’ began on Monday, February 3 and conclude on Thursday, February 13. Read more…
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Mega Million Project Coming to CB1

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Mega Million Project Coming to CB1

Is the new $194 million project coming to CB1 really for that community? Read more…
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‘Pink Goes Red’ event held for American Heart Month

On Saturday, February 1, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Eta Omega Omega Chapter and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated Bronx Alumnae Chapter held a ‘Pink Goes Red’ event for American Heart Month at Forest Gym, 955 Tinton Avenue. Read more…
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Bronx Center resident, centennial Rivera celebrates 103rd birthday

Last month, Bronx Center resident and centennial Eloisa Rivera celebrated her 103rd birthday, where she was serenaded by the staff as well as enjoyed a birthday cake. Read more…
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Bronx-born ‘Queen of Suspense’ passes away at 92

Best selling novelist dubbed by many as the Queen of Suspense, Mary Higgins Clark, a Bronx native left us last week at the age of 92 years old. Read more…
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Annual spelling bee held at P.S. 94

P.S. 94 The Kings College School held their 13th annual spelling bee on Wednesday, January 29. Read more…
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City Year, Enterprise give back to P.S. 43 for MLK Day

On Tuesday, January 28, employees from Enterprise in New York City recently partnered with nonprofit City Year New York to give back to P.S. 43 Jonas Bronck Elementary School in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Read more…
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Bronx Circus Troupe Honored

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Bronx Circus Troupe Honored

The world’s first African-American circus troupe, which began in the Bronx more than 60 years ago, was recently inducted into the Circus Ring of Fame. Read more…
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Major Drug Bust in Kingsbridge

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Major Drug Bust in Kingsbridge

The feds seized $7 million worth of fentanyl last week. Read more…
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St.Frances School raises funds

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St.Frances School raises funds

St. Frances de Chantal held a school-wide walkathon on Friday, January 31. The funds raised from this event were donated to the Catholic Relief Efforts and specifically used to help those in Puerto Rico who were affected by the recent earthquakes. The walkathon was St. Frances de Chantal’s project for Catholic Schools Week. Read more…
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Jr. member Engeldrum nominate by American Legion Post #253

Theodore Korony American Legion Auxiliary nominated junior member Kayla Engeldrum for a Good Deed award. She organized a group from her high school to help the American Legion Post #253’s Support The Troops effort. Kayla, whose brother is currently serving our country, has taken on a leadership role as an advocate for veterans and active military. Read more…
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Superbowl fundraiser held in honor of the late Anthony D’Abbraccio

The first annual Anthony D’Abbraccio Superbowl Fundraiser took place at Scavello’s on the Island on Sunday, February 2 during the 54th Superbowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs, won by the Chiefs, 31-20. The fundraiser event featured a cash bar, raffles, 50/50 drawings and more. The funds generated from the event were donated to the Dabbraccio Foundation, in memory of Bronx resident, husband, father, son and football fan Anthony D’Abbraccio, who passed away on August 17, 2019 after a battle with lung cancer. Read more…
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Liberty Democratic Association meeting attended by Gjonaj

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Liberty Democratic Association meeting attended by Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj attended the recent Liberty Democratic Association meeting, which honored Councilman Rafael Salamanca. Other elected officials at the meeting included councilmembersRitchie Torres, Andy Cohen and assemblymembers Nathalia Fernandez, Marcos Crespo, Jeffrey Dinowitz. Read more…
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Bahaati E. Pitt gets sworn in at Bronx Supreme Court

The induction of the Honorable Bahaati E. Pitt, Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, took place on Thursday, January 30 at the Bronx Supreme Court. Read more…
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Residents Still Pissed at DEP

While the NYC Department of Environmental Protection changed their tune on keeping the Jerome Park Reservoir basin empty, its letter to Community Board 8 on Feb. 3 still has people on edge. Read more…
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Late trustee honored with St. Barnabas board room naming

St. Barnabas Hospital recently renamed the Braker Building’s board room as the Maureen Donovan Board Room, in memory of late St. Barnabas Hospital trustee Maureen Donovan. Donovan served as the institution vice chairwoman for nearly 20 years and as chair of the Finance Committee since 1997. A native of the Bronx, she was committed to maintaining quality health care for the area’s underserved population. Read more…
Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the Throggs Neck Benevolent Association for their TNBA Dinner last month. Read more…
Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s recently toured the Mott Haven site that will eventually transform into the new DREAM Charter School. Read more…
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Tommy Pizza’s LoBue celebrates 70th birthday

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined Tommy’s Pizza’s Tommy LoBue for his 70th birthday. Read more…
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NYISE students donate to PR for earthquake relief

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NYISE students donate to PR for earthquake relief

The New York Institute For Special Education recently donated to Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Drive by providing food and other relief items. Read more…
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WWII, Pearl Harbor vet honored by Gjonaj

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WWII, Pearl Harbor vet honored by Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined NYC Council colleagues to honor and salute Reverend James Blakely on his one hundredth birthday. Blakely, a distinguished veteran, served in World War II and Pearl Harbor. Read more…
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FreshDirect, NY Common Pantry join up to fight hunger

FreshDirect, the northeast’s leading online fresh food grocer, announced a new philanthropic partnership with NY Common Pantry, whose mission is to reduce hunger and promote dignity, health and self-sufficiency for the populations they serve. Beginning on February 1, the start of FreshDirect’s ‘Month of Love,’ the grocer will kick things off by sharing details via its owned digital properties about both the organization and the partnership, as a whole. In addition, customers will be able to contribute to NY Common Pantry through point-of-sale donations which will directly benefit the organization. Read more…
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Meet the Gentlemen of the Y

Bronx Times Reporter

Meet the Gentlemen of the Y

Every morning at 4:30 a.m. Stephen Sloan arrives at the YMCA in Castle Hill. It’ll be a full day -- there’s a pool, weight room, yoga and spinning classes. Read more…
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