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July, 2018

Pelham Bay

Lead level concerns at Rodman’s Neck pistol range

As plans for the complete reconstruction of the Rodman’s Neck range continue to develop, perennial concerns about lead contamination have resurfaced. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham Plaza Greenmarket Blooms

The Fordham Plaza Greenmarket located at 3rd Avenue and East Fordham Road opened for the season on Friday, June 15! Read more…

June, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

King Launches Bronx River Flotilla

Councilman Andy King joined the Bronx River Alliance in launching the Amazing Bronx River Flotilla at Shoelace Park last month Read more…
Fordham

NYBG’s Edible Garden to bear fruits of knowledge

The New York Botanical Garden’s state-of-the-art gardening educational facility is in full bloom! Read more…
Bedford Park

P.S. 77 Gardening Nutures Community

The service learning activity brought local families and school staff together as active participants promoting community building and a hands-on learning experience around a science-realted topic. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sea of litter storms beach/Waves of disgusting debris spoils the ‘Bronx Riviera’

“Nobody throws anything away at the beach, people come, drink, eat and leave their garbage like a busboy is going to come pickup after them” Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Meets With DEP Representatives

A local councilman recently met with NYC Department of Environmental Protection representatives to discuss enhancing the 13th Council District’s green infrastructure. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Hammond’s Cove dredging set to move forward

Throggs Neck

Hammond’s Cove dredging set to move forward

A plan to dredge a popular recreational boating destination has expanded in scope and is moving forward. Read more…

May, 2018

Morris Park

Rain Barrel Giveaway At Loreto Park

A free rain barrel giveaway was held at Loreto Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Farmer Market Project Meets Gjonaj

A local councilman had a productive meeting with the North East Bronx Community Farmer Market Project. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Celebrates Earth Day

Rivers Run Community Garden and Co-op City Little League celebrated Earth Day with its annual neighborhood parade. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Earth Fest At Pelham Bay Park

Pelham Bay

Earth Fest At Pelham Bay Park

Bronxites of all ages celebrated Mother Nature’s wonders at the 25th annual Earth Fest Celebration at Pelham Bay Park. Read more…
Eastchester

R.A.I.N. Boston Secor Opens Garden

In honor of the vernal season and Earth Day, R.A.I.N. Boston Secor Center hosted a grand opening ceremony for its budding community garden. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Friends Of Pel Pkwy Build Garden

A community flower garden took root between Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue. Read more…

April, 2018

Parts of Pelham Parkway have undergone major reconstruction, but even with new infrastructure, flooding has stubbornly persisted. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Pel Pkwy Park Goes Green For St. Pat’s

The Friends of Pelham Parkway Park and Bronx Animal Rights Electors co-hosted its Pelham Parkway Park Cleanup ‘Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day’ on Saturday, March 17 at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue. Read more…

March, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Winter Storm Toby Brings Springtime Snowfall

The second day of spring seemed more like the second day of winter. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Hosts Farmers Market Event

Throggs Neck

Preston Hosts Farmers Market Event

The Northeast Bronx Community Farmers Market Project hosted its Meet and Greet on Tuesday, March 13 at Preston High School. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Nor’easter takes down 230-year-old Mighty Oak

Bronx Times Reporter

Nor’easter takes down 230-year-old Mighty Oak

A majestic 230-year-old tree in Pelham Bay Park was one of the casualties of Winter Storm Riley. Read more…

February, 2018

Eastchester

Hutchinson River sewage leak gets immediate action

A pipe bursting and leaking water is one thing, but a pipe bursting in the water is another. Read more…
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