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November, 2018

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…
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…
Pelham Parkway

$11 million for Jacobi hospital energy efficiency project

One the borough’s largest institutions will embarking on an upcoming energy conservation project expected to have a positive impact on patients, staff and visitors. Read more…

October, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

College Of New Rochelle’s White Coat Ceremony

A new tradition began at College of New Rochelle on Monday, October 1 as 176 nursing students participated in the college’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Gjonaj Attends White Cane Day Parade

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the New York Institute for Special Education in Pelham Parkway on Monday, October 15 for White Cane Safety Day. Read more…
Melrose

Melrose Senior Center Birthday Celebration

East Side House Settlement sponsored a birthday celebration for Melrose Senior Center members on Friday, September 28. Read more…
Westchester Square

Team Gjonaj Supports Fight Against Breast Cancer

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Team made strides against breast cancer by supporting the fighters and survivors and never giving up the fight for a cure! Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Fernandez, DOHMH Host Mental Health Workshop

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez collaborated with the ThriveNYC initiative to establish a Mental Health Training Workshop at Jacobi Medical Center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cyclists prepare for 24th Annual Tour de Bronx Oct. 28

Cyclists are getting ready for the largest free bicycling event in the state. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Country Bank Strides Toward Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Bronx Times Reporter

Country Bank Strides Toward Type 1 Diabetes Cure

New York Country Bank, a sponsor of the New York JDRF chapter and One Walk team participant, raised over $15,000 as a corporate team. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community, nurses demand Montefiore reduce ED waits

A call for more beds and an easing of overcrowding of the Emergency Department at a local hospital system is taking on urgency. Read more…
Leadership from Centers Health Care and Beth Abraham Center welcomed 100 community members to the center’s annual breast cancer fundraiser on Wednesday, October 17. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

National Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week

Bronx Times Reporter

National Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week

The event celebrated father and daughter breast cancer survivors Bronxites Arnaldo Silva and Vanessa Silva-Welch. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronxites Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

There was a sea of pink at Orchard Beach! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto Raises Male Breast Cancer Awareness

Throggs Neck

Benedetto Raises Male Breast Cancer Awareness

The assemblyman introduced the resolution at Michael Singer’s request to raise awareness of the rare disease affecting less than one percent of men. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Residents Celebrate Homecoming

Triboro Center residents enjoyed celebrating their Homecoming on Wednesday, October 10. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Monte Hosts Organ Donor Enrollment Day

Bronx Times Reporter

Monte Hosts Organ Donor Enrollment Day

In honor of Organ Donor Enrollment Day on Wednesday, October 10, Montefiore Health System hosted booths providing education and registration opportunities. Read more…
Eastchester

North Central Bronx Hospital’s Inaugural Hands & Hearts Gala

North Central Bronx Hospital toasted several health professionals at its inaugural Hands and Hearts Gala! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx woman helps advance breast cancer screening

Now working for Montefiore, she helps others seek simmilar treatment. Read more…
Wakefield

Monte Raises Sickle Cell Awareness

Coordinated by the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation at CHAM, the event brught families together to network, share experiences and gather information on how to cope with the disease. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Van Courtlandt Track Club helped survivor beat breast cancer

Mile by mile, Clark had a comeback for the ages. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Groundbreaking breast cancer clinical trials at Montefiore

Montefiore is doing its part to ensure that future generations of breast cancer survivors have an increasing array of treatment options. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Caregivers’ Walk At Orchard Beach

The event united thoses dealing with the challenges faced while caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other related dementias. Read more…
Williamsbridge

King, Students Kick-Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Councilman Andy King joined 200 local students in celebrating National Breast Cancer Month on Friday, October 5. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore Hosts Sepsis Awareness Gala

In light of Sepsis Awareness Month, Montefiore Hospital Emergency Department, pharmacy and nursing associates, recently shared their perspectives on the best ways to stop sepsis. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx offers breast cancer events & wide range of resources

The Bronx will lend its full support to breast cancer survivors in several boroughwide events. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CHAM Doc Receives Childhood Cancer Grant

The grant will support Dr. Weiser’s research into advancing treatments for children with cancer. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary, EnoB Present Flowers For Healing

Morris Park

Calvary, EnoB Present Flowers For Healing

Calvary Hospital and EnoB recently collaborated on ‘Flowers for Healing,’ a program in which caregivers create floral arrangements each week. Read more…
Wakefield

Montefiore Wakefield Hospital Hosts NICU Reunion

The event is dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges NICU babies and their families face and honor the providers who care for them. Read more…
Morris Park

Eye Care Unlimited MP Turns 25

Morris Park

Eye Care Unlimited MP Turns 25

Eye Care Unlimited Neighborhood Professional Vision Center commemorated the milestone with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, September 22 at its 1086 Morris Park Avenue office. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Salamanca At Acacia Network Retreat

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently joined Acacia Network at their annual retreat as guest speaker. Read more…
Morris Park

Eye Care Unlimited still going strong 25 years later

A local optometry practice’s vision of providing Bronxites professional eye care is still going strong 25 years later. Read more…

September, 2018

Fordham

BCHN Honors Health Care Superheroes

Fordham

BCHN Honors Health Care Superheroes

Bronx Community Health Network celebrated several health care superheroes at its 13th annual Community Health Champions Recognition Dinner. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Receives MRI Tech Upgrades

Elected officials met at Lincoln Hospital to announce the $2 million state investment for new MRI technology. Read more…
Lincoln Hospital helped students prepare for their return to the classroom. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Community Coalition Meets

The day’s agenda included a community update by deputy inspector Julie Morrill, Police Service Area 8 commanding officer and a presentation on opioid abuse. Read more…
Allerton

Klein Visits Beth Abe Patients, Staff

Allerton

Klein Visits Beth Abe Patients, Staff

Senator Jeff Klein paid a surprise visit to Beth Abraham Center staff and residents. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

SOMOS Hosts Webster Family Health Fair

SOMOS Community Care, Webster Family Medical Center, Healthfirst, Fidelis Care and Get Focused co-hosted a community health fair at East 167th Street between Webster and Brook avenues. Read more…
Norwood

Pediatric Cancer Awareness Event

During the Superhero-themed event, young patients enjoyed arts and crafts, games and face-painting. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Health Leader Appointed To National Orgs

Dr. Delaney Gracy, Montefiore School Health Program director of Clinical Services, has been appointed liaison between two of the largest and most influential national organizations focused on the health care of children in schools. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Jacobi Med Center’s Africa Day addresses Malaria prevention

An event in Crotona Park is seeking to draw attention to a disease that’s being found more and more often among the borough’s world travellers. Read more…
Melrose

Arroyo Visits Melrose Senior Citizens Center

Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo paid a surprise visit to Melrose-Mott Haven Senior Citizens Center elders. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Honors Erica Swinnie

Calvary Hospital recently recognized Bronx resident Erica Swinnie, Calvary Care Technician, with the ‘Catch A Star’ Award for the first half of 2018. Read more…
Morris Heights

Essen Health Care Health Fair

Morris Heights

Essen Health Care Health Fair

Essen Health Care and UnitedHealthCare co-hosted the second annual Community Health Fair on Tuesday, August 28 at 2015 Grand Concourse. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Monte Children Visit Camp Spinnaker

Eleven local children along with Einstein medical students spent 6 days at Camp Spinnaker in New Hampshire. Read more…
U.S. News and World Report named Lincoln Hospital a ‘High Performing Hospital’ for both heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Meets With Urban Health Plan CEO

Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently met with Urban Health Plan’s CEO Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Celebrates Be An Angel Day

Triboro Center celebrated its second annual Be an Angel Day, an anti-violence celebration, on Wednesday, August 22 at Teller Avenue and East 167th Street. Read more…
Melrose

Lincoln Hospital Hosts Annual Meeting

Melrose

Lincoln Hospital Hosts Annual Meeting

An annual New York City Health and Hospitals public hearing was held recently at Lincoln Hospital in Melrose. Read more…

August, 2018

Morrisania

Triboro Center Residents Visit Yankee Stadium

Triboro Center residents attended the Yankees-Orioles game on Tuesday, July 31 in which the Yanks won 6 to 3 at Yankee Stadium. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Union Community Holds Open House, Health Fair

Pelham Parkway

Union Community Holds Open House, Health Fair

Union Community Health Center celebrated its Open House and Health Fair at 2016 Bronxdale Avenue. Read more…
Melrose

National Senior Citizen Day Celebration

East Side House Settlement and Melrose Senior Center recently co-hosted a ‘National Senior Citizen Day’ celebration! Read more…
Baychester

Ground broken on new YMCA

A groundbreaking on a new community facility three decades in the making took place recently with fanfare. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fidelis Care, NYPD Host ‘Unity In The Community’

Fidelis Care and the NYPD co-hosted ‘Unity in the Bronx’ on Saturday, August 18. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

BP Diaz Honors Monte’s WIC Program

Montefiore associates at the Montefiore Women, Infants and Children Program received a prestigious award from the borough president’s office. Read more…
Infant Jeremmy Velazquez was recently discharged from St. Barnabas Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit after 71 days. Read more…
One of the borough’s largest hospitals had a Legionella scare. Read more…
Baychester

King, Others Host Hep C Testing

Baychester

King, Others Host Hep C Testing

Over 3.5 million Americans are living with Hepatitis C, including 150,000 New Yorkers, and about half do not know they’re infected. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Visits TN Senior Center Residents

Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Visits TN Senior Center Residents

Councilman Gjonaj paid a surprise visit to Throggs Neck Senior Center. Read more…
Bronx Center resident and 9/11 survivor Pamela Selormey celebrated her 59th birthday with her family, friends and staff on Friday, July 20. Read more…
Belmont

CUNY Med Students Present Projects At SBH

Virtually all of the students are immigrants or the children of first-generation Americans and, in some cases, the first member of their families to attend college. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Denizard Serves Cooking Demo

Chef John Denizard served up an incredible cooking demonstration during the Northeast Bronx Farmers Market Project on Tuesday, July 24 at Preston High School. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Funds Urban Health Plan

Longwood

Salamanca Funds Urban Health Plan

Councilman Rafael Salamanca presented Urban Health Plan with $50,000 in Health Bucks during the Urban Health Plan’s annual Diabetes Expo in the south Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Serrano Joins Medicare For All Congressional Caucus

Bronx Times Reporter

Serrano Joins Medicare For All Congressional Caucus

Congressman Jose Serrano joined Congress members Pramila Jayapal, Keith Ellison and Debbie Dingell and over 60 other members of Congress; doctors; nurse and community activists to launch the Congressional Medicare for All Caucus. Read more…
Fordham

Rivera, Pichardo Host Senior Health Fair

Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo co-hosted their annual Senior Health Fair at Monroe College’s Mintz Auditorium. Read more…

July, 2018

Woodstock

Urgent Care Opens In Woodstock

A new Urgent Care facility has opened for business at 1009 E. 163rd Street. Read more…
Soundview

Bronx Center Remembers Duchesne

Bronx Center residents and staff remembered a beloved resident a year following his passing. Read more…
University Heights

University Center Enjoys Magical Summer BBQ

University Center residents and staff had a magical time celebrating summer! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Apraxia Awareness Booth At Market

Throggs Neck

Apraxia Awareness Booth At Market

Meghan O’Malley helmed the Apraxia Awareness booth at the Northeast Bronx Farmers Market on Tuesday, July 3. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community members, loved ones remember Jason Elukowich

About one month after the tragic and sudden passing of a young Bronxite, a family and community have rallied together in remembrance of him. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Male Breast Cancer Advocate Raises Awareness

A cancer survivor had a busy Men’s Health Month raising awareness of a seldom known disease. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Sponsors Sim Wars Event

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Sponsors Sim Wars Event

Jacobi Medical Center hosted its second annual ‘Bronx Sim Wars’ on Wednesday, May 23. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Holds Summer Safety Fair

Jacobi Hospital’s Trauma Department sponsored a safety fair on Friday, June 29. Read more…
Woodstock

P.S. 333 Wins Bx. Salad Competition

Woodstock

P.S. 333 Wins Bx. Salad Competition

A local school made the front cover of the ‘Bronx Salad Toolkit for Schools.’ Read more…
Norwood

Deputy BP Scott-McFadden Donates Blood

Norwood

Deputy BP Scott-McFadden Donates Blood

Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden raised awareness of a critical issue affecting NYC. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Unique People Services’ Health Fair

Crotona Park East

Unique People Services’ Health Fair

Unique People Services hosted its ninth annual Health Fair on Thursday, June 21 at Crotona Parkway. Read more…
Norwood

Monte’s ‘Growing Your Own Food’ Photo Exhibit

The Montefiore Fine Arts Program and Collection unveiled its latest exhibit, ‘Growing Your Own Food, a Declaration of Power’ at the hospital’s Moses Campus. Read more…
Morris Park

Williamsbridge Center Hawaiian Luau

Williamsbridge Center staff treated their residents to a Hawaiian-style luau this summer! Read more…
Soundview

Couple teams up on bariatric surgery and weight loss

For one local couple, weight loss is a team effort. Read more…
Baychester

Cancer Survivors Model At Relay For Life Of The Bronx

This year’s Relay For Life included a very special Cancer Survivor’s Fashion Show organized by Bronx Fashion Week. Read more…
Children and their families enjoyed some much needed summertime fun at the Frisch Field Family Health and Wellness Carnival on Sunday, June 24 at Frank Frisch Athletic Field. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

St. Patrick’s Home Honors Centenarians

St. Patrick’s Home Rehabilitation and Health Care Center hosted its annual Centennial Celebration on Tuesday, June 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Completes Naloxone Training

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Completes Naloxone Training

With opioid overdose death rates continuing to rise, Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s office completed the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Overdose Prevention and Response training. Read more…
Soundview

Optum Visits Bronx Center Elders

Optum celebrated its annual ‘Day of Giving’ with Bronx Center and Centers Health Care residents and staff on Friday, June 15. Read more…
Parkchester

P.S. 36, Saba Deli Unveil Eating Campaign

P.S. 36 students and Saba Deli unveiled their ‘Don’t Stress, East Fresh’ healthy bodega marketing campaign on Tuesday, June 12. Read more…

June, 2018

Morrisania

Amparo Perez Celebrates 104th

A Triboro Center resident celebrated an incredible milestone! Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Eastchester Rehab’s Summer Jamboree

Pelham Parkway

Eastchester Rehab’s Summer Jamboree

The Eastchester Rehabilitation and Health Care Center staff and patients enjoyed some early summer fun! Read more…
A local hospital is preparing for one of the worst scenarios that could befall any person or institution. Read more…
Morris Park

Knights of Columbus Contribution

The New York Chapter of the Knights of Columbus hosted their 118th Annual Charity Ball on Saturday, June 2. Read more…
Soundview

Bronx Center Residents Bowl For Dollars

Bronx Center residents enjoyed bowling for dollars on Monday, June 4. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Earns Nat’l Leape Ahead Award

Mott Haven

Lincoln Earns Nat’l Leape Ahead Award

Lincoln Hospital received a prestigious honor from the American Association for Physician Leadership. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CNR School Of Nursing 40th Year

The College of New Rochelle’s School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions marked its 40th anniversary. Read more…
St. Barnabas Hospital, Belmont Business Improvement District and Councilman Ritchie Torres’ Office hosted the annual ‘Picture a Healthier You’ Health Fair on Sunday, June 3 on Crescent Avenue between Adams Place and Belmont Avenue. Read more…
Wakefield

King At Montefiore Teddy Bear Hospital

A local councilman attended Montefiore Wakefield Campus for a day of health education and some fun on a rainy day. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Essen Medical Hosts Medical Symposium

Essen Health Care hosted its fourth annual ‘International Medical Graduate Symposium’ on Wednesday, May 23 at Jacobi Hospital. Read more…
Most farmers markets have not typically been seen in Throggs Neck… until now. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Council Declares Childhood Apraxia Month

Bronx Times Reporter

Council Declares Childhood Apraxia Month

Councilman Mark Gjonaj had a ceremonial and a proclamation issued at the NYC Council Stated Meeting, recognizing May 2018 as ‘Childhood Apraxia Month’ in NYC and raise awareness about this speech disorder affect one in 12 kids in the country. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Leukemia Survivor Meets Donor

An extraordinary encounter occurred at Citi Field before the Mets battled the Braves on Tuesday, May 1 at Citi Field. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto Raises Apraxia Awareness

A local assemblyman helped raise awareness of a speech disorder causing children to have extreme difficulty learning to speak. Read more…
Wakefield

Montefiore Hosts Teddy Bear Hospital

Montefiore’s Wakefield Campus welcomed local children who brought their teddy bears and other stuffed animal friends to the annual ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ on Saturday, May 19. Read more…
University Heights

Hope Center Joins NYC AIDS Walk

University Heights

Hope Center Joins NYC AIDS Walk

Hope Center residents took part in the 2018 AIDS Walk on Sunday, May 20 in NYC. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

West/south BX community react: Syringe dropoff kiosks installed in parks

The City started work on a new plan to clean up Bronx parks and they begin with a green box. Read more…

May, 2018

Grand Concourse

Health Department Hosts Paint Fest

Grand Concourse

Health Department Hosts Paint Fest

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s NYC Mural Arts Project hosted a free community paint fest at Andrew Freedman Home. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas Hosts Nursing Symposium

St. Barnabas Hospital held a lifesaving conference. Read more…
Morris Park

Gjonaj, Monte Discuss Weiler Expansion

A local councilman met with the administration and medial representatives from Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine to discuss a much needed expansion and renovation of the Weiler Emergency Department. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Parenting Workshop Offers Guidance

Pelham Parkway

Parenting Workshop Offers Guidance

The sixth annual workshop coordinated by Montefiore cinicians recognized parents as superheroes. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Health, Wellness Fair

Co-op City residents were in good spirits at their neighborhood’s annual Health and Wellness Fair! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Exit Realty, Red Cross Host Blood Drive

Throggs Neck

Exit Realty, Red Cross Host Blood Drive

Exit Realty Search and the American Red Cross co-hosted a blood drive. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hosts Circle Of Safety Meeting

A local councilman attended the Jacobi Trauma Program’s Circle of Safety meeting. Read more…
Fordham

New Way Deli’s Jimmy Ali Honored

Fordham

New Way Deli’s Jimmy Ali Honored

A local deli owner was honored with the prestigious Healthy Food Collaborative Award. Read more…
Allerton

Hoops 4 Health Hosts Health-A-Thon

Allerton

Hoops 4 Health Hosts Health-A-Thon

Hoops 4 Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Doctors for a Healthier Bronx hosted Health-a-thon in Allerton. Read more…
Wakefield

Hernandez Named Nurse Of Distinction

Evelin Hernandez, RN, staff nurse at the Wakefield Division of Montefiore Medical Center was recently awarded the 2018 Nurse of Distinction award. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Meets R.A.I.N. Prez Torres

A local councilman met with the president of R.A.I.N. and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez. Read more…
Belmont

St. Barnabas Honored By Gov. Cuomo

Governor Cuomo’s office presented St. Barnabas Hospital a proclamation recognizing its life-saving service during National Nurses Week. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Gjonaj Attends Jacobi’s Nurse Week

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to join nurses at Jacobi Hospital in celebrating Nurse’s Week Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Supports Elders

Councilman Rafael Salamanca met with Neighborhood Self-Help By Older Persons Project, Inc. in support of Aging Advocacy Day hosted by LiveOn NY. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Jacobi Salutes Health Leaders At Spring Gala

Throggs Neck

Jacobi Salutes Health Leaders At Spring Gala

Jacobi Hospital toasted a few medical professionals at its annual Spring Gala! Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Gjonaj Attends CB 11 Health Fair

A local councilman attended Community Board 11 Health and Social Services Committee’s third annual Health Fair. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

CB 11 Hosts 3rd Annual Health Fair

Everyone was in good spirits celebrating Community Board 11 Health and Social Services Committee’s third annual Health Fair. Read more…
Baychester

Bailey Sponsors Autism Walk

A local senator helped spread autism awareness to the Baychester community. Read more…
Allerton

Beth Abe Hosts Paint ‘N’ Sip Event

Beth Abraham Center’s ‘Paint ‘n’ Sip’ event had residents expressing their creative side for all to see! Read more…
The goal of this event was to address the high rates of opioid abuse in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx healthcare centers receive 5-star certification

Bronx-based Centers Health Care, the largest and most complete post-acute health care continuum in the northeast, has announced that three of its Bronx facilities have been certified by Medicare.gov and US News & World Report with five-stars Read more…

April, 2018

Longwood

41st Precinct Holds Walk For Autism

Longwood

41st Precinct Holds Walk For Autism

The 41st Precinct and 41st Precinct Auxiliary hosted the third annual Walk for Autism. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Spring Into Health Fair

The warm weather had Bronxites springing into better health. Read more…
Norwood

Sports Stars Visit CHAM Patients

Norwood

Sports Stars Visit CHAM Patients

Young patients at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore tested their sporting skills at the annual Sports Day event. Read more…
The Department of Health has confirmed three new cases since May, 2017, one being fatal. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Crowley Supports Community Health Centers

Bronx Times Reporter

Crowley Supports Community Health Centers

Congressman Joseph Crowley was honored by Urban Health Plan staff and patients for his years of leadership and advocacy on behlaf of community health centers. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Big John’s Moving Funds KHCC Van

Kingsbridge Heights

Big John’s Moving Funds KHCC Van

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center will receive a new 15 seat van this spring courtesy of Big John’s Moving, Inc. Read more…
Allerton

Beth Abe Residents Enjoy Milestones

Allerton

Beth Abe Residents Enjoy Milestones

Beth Abraham Center hosted a double birthday party for two residents celebrating incredible milestones! Read more…
Hookah smoking appears to be leading serious health conditions that may take a toll on users for years to come, and is causing an uptick in hospital admissions. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Screens Defining Hope Documentary

Morris Park

Calvary Screens Defining Hope Documentary

Calvary Hospital screened highlights from the ground-breaking documentary ‘Defining Hope.’ Read more…
Norwood

CHAM Patients Enjoy Child Life Carnival

In celebration of Child Life Month, the team of specialists at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore held a carnival for patients. Read more…
Concourse

S. Bronx native trims pounds, runs for cancer research

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step or so the saying goes. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bernardez Graduates NYU Program

Bronx Times Reporter

Bernardez Graduates NYU Program

Bronxite Emy Bernardez was one of six New Yorkers who graduated from NYU College of Dentistry’s New Dental Assisting Certificate Program. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Residents Enjoy Easter

Triboro Center residents had an ‘egg-citing’ time creating their very own Easter Baskets on Sunday, April 1. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends World Autism Awareness Day

Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Attends World Autism Awareness Day

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to be ‘Lighting it up Blue’ with his peers at the City Council. Read more…
Norwood

Mosholu Monte Community’s Spring Fest

Mosholu Montefiore Community Center held its second annual Spring Fest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mini-Horses Greet Health Centers

Two mini-horse brightened Williamsbridge Manor and Beth Abraham Center residents’ spirit this spring season! Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Holds Joint Legislative Forum

Mott Haven

Lincoln Holds Joint Legislative Forum

Over 100 community leaders, organizations, south Bronxites, unions, healthcare organizations, houses of faith and business representatives attended Lincoln Hospital’s 14th annual Joint Legislative Forum on Friday, March 16. Read more…
A new community-based health care program could help seniors stay with their families as an alternative to long-term care. Read more…

March, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Twins At Fareri Children’s Hospital Reunion

Bronx Times Reporter

Twins At Fareri Children’s Hospital Reunion

The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital held a Champions Reunion event on March 5 for their ambassadors that have displayed strength and bravery through their recovery. Read more…
Concourse Village

New tech improves physical therapy in the south Bronx

Concourse Village

New tech improves physical therapy in the south Bronx

The future of physical therapy has landed in the south Bronx. The results certainly help even the playing field. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Centers Health Care Honors Tactuk

Centers Health Care announced Yanette Tactuk as this year’s proud recipient of the Centers Health Care Patient Advocacy Award. Read more…
Fordham

BCHN Visits Albany On Advocacy Day

Fordham

BCHN Visits Albany On Advocacy Day

Bronx Community Health Network met with local elected officials to stress the importance for health centers in the Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hospital Hosts IDNYC

During the month of February, Jacobi Hospital hosted IDNYC, a program providing free municipal identification for all NYC residents. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Honors Lucy Hernandez

Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Honors Lucy Hernandez

Calvary Hospital honored one of its own health professional who best embodies the spirit of their long-time employee, Meviar Smith. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Klein Visits TN Senior Center Elders

Throggs Neck

Klein Visits TN Senior Center Elders

A local senator paid a surprise visit to Throggs Neck Senior Center elders. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Eastern Vascular joins Columbia Presbyterian’s network

A medical care provider with roots in the community going back more than three decades is now affiliated with a new hospital and medical system. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Congressman Espaillat Visits Yeshiva University

Bronx Times Reporter

Congressman Espaillat Visits Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University president Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman and Congressman Adriano Espaillat met to explore opportunities for community engagement. Read more…
Allerton

Crowley At Beth Abe’s Call9 Demo

Allerton

Crowley At Beth Abe’s Call9 Demo

A local congressman had the opportunity to see an innovative telemedicine system in action! Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Honors Linda Domino

Morris Park

Calvary Hospital Honors Linda Domino

Calvary Hospital honored one of its dedicated nurses who best exemplifies a ‘healing touch’ presence with patients and their families. Read more…
Soundview

Poison Control Prevention, Awareness

Soundview

Poison Control Prevention, Awareness

The Bronx River Community Center hosted a lifesaving event. Read more…
Past and present patients who received cardiac care at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore shared some magical moments with the medical and surgical teams who treated them during a special party. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx demands a face on Council’s Health Committee

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx demands a face on Council’s Health Committee

Bronxites are nauseated over the lack of representation on one of the city’s most crucial committees. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Recognized For Stroke Care

Mott Haven

Lincoln Recognized For Stroke Care

The hospital is the first in the south Bronx to receive the organization’s Advanced Primary Stroke Center certification. Read more…

February, 2018

Throggs Neck

Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary Gala

Throggs Neck

Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary Gala

Over 300 guests commemorated the 88th anniversary of Lincoln Hospital’s Auxiliary at a special gala celebration. Read more…
Morrisania

Loving Couples At Triboro Center

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here is the interesting tale of two couples who are in love, but not married, found each other while residing at Triboro Center. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hospital Hosts Dental Van Visit

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Hospital Hosts Dental Van Visit

Jacobi Medical Center recently hosted a dental van visit at the hospital. Read more…
Concourse Village

School-Based Health Center Opens

Concourse Village

School-Based Health Center Opens

A new School-Based Health Center has made its home at the Teller Avenue Educational Campus. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coaliltion Training

Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coaliltion Training

The coalition held a very productive February meeting at Odyssey House. Read more…
Monteifore Health System celebrated its Heart Month Kick-Of Event at the Jack D. Weiler Hospital. Read more…
Morrisania

Triboro Center Celebrates Wear Red Day

Triboro Center Celebrates Wear Red Day by supporting patients and checking blood pressures. Read more…
Mott Haven

Lincoln Hospital Distributes Naloxone Kits

Lincoln Hospital announced the start of a HealingNYC program. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Eastchester Center Patients Receive Donated Wigs

Pelham Parkway

Eastchester Center Patients Receive Donated Wigs

Two sisters and a wig maker donated ten wigs to local cancer patients in need. Read more…
A little exercise can go a long way. Read more…
Allerton

Klein Visits R.A.I.N. Boston Rd. Elders

A local senator paid a surprise visit to R.A.I.N. Boston Road Senior Center elders. Read more…
Fordham South

Acting background was useful in 20-year OBGYN career

A background in the performing arts has proved useful for a borough doctor. Read more…
Fordham

BCHN Celebrates Nat’l Wear Red Day

Fordham

BCHN Celebrates Nat’l Wear Red Day

Bronx Community Health Network went red for National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 2. Read more…
University Heights

Sport for Good campaign launches in local high school

University Heights

Sport for Good campaign launches in local high school

On Wednesday, January 24, Laureus USA and Nike along with local partners I Challenge Myself and South Bronx Unite launched the Sport for Good NYC campaign at the University Heights High School. Read more…
Norwood

Montefiore Welcomes Heart Month

Norwood

Montefiore Welcomes Heart Month

The heartwarming event featured a group walk of the Montefiore Mile, a designated indoor, one-mile path. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore doctors give healthy heart recommendations

February is American Heart Month and health professionals shared interetings findings about cardiovascular conditions in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Heart Health Month focuses on the kidneys

It may seem odd, but kidneys affect heart health more than anything else in the body. Read more…

January, 2018

Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meets

Soundview

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition hosted its first meeting of the new year. Read more…
Allerton

R.A.I.N. Honors Health Corp. Vols

Allerton

R.A.I.N. Honors Health Corp. Vols

An awards reception was held to honor the achievements of the Bronx Health Corp, a group of specially-trained community volunteers who have transformed the model of care for older Bronx adults. Read more…
Through the Caring Neighborhoods Initiative, the NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health commuinty health center received upgrades. Read more…

March, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

Pediatric dental care milestones at NCB, Jacobi hospitals

Bronx Times Reporter

Pediatric dental care milestones at NCB, Jacobi hospitals

Two public hospitals in the borough are celebrating an achievement in childhood and adolescent dental care. Read more…
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