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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

DEP proposes decade’s lowest water rate increase in FY 2016

Local community leaders discuss the Department of Environmental Protection’s proposed lowest water rate increase in a decade. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Confusion over Pelham Parkway parking signs

Questions have been raised over ‘no parking’ and ‘no standing’ signs on Pelham Parkway South at Williamsbridge Road. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Vacca Celebrates Bartow-Pell’s Restoration

On Saturday, April 18, Councilman James Vacca and the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum celebrated the start of the museum’s restoration by hosting a clean-up day at this same location. Read more…
Throggs Neck

TNLL parade kicks off baseball season

The Throgs Neck Little League marched down E. Tremont Avenue before holding the opening day ceremony at the field. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond High School for Boys holds LaSalle Dinner fundraiser

St. Raymond High School for Boys held it annual LaSalle Dinner fundraiser at Marina del Rey. Read more…

Friday, April 24, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Zoning proposal would relax parking requirement for affordable and senior apartment buildings

A zoning proposal, still in the draft phase, is drawing some concern from community leaders. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx River herring habitat restored

Swimming upstream just got a little easier Read more…
Norwood

130-unit residential building being planned by Stagg Group

The Stagg Group will build a 130-unit residential building on a recently purchased property on Webster Avenue. Read more…
Norwood

Stagg builds first residence in rezoned Webster Ave.

A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Bedford Park Manor, a new Stagg Group development and Webster Avenue’s first residential building to open since the area’s rezoning. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Villa Barone crash prompts TNE exit changes

Elected officials say the Randall Ave exit off the Throgs Neck Espressway is dangerous Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Times Reporter celebrates its 35th Anniversary

Happy 35th birthday to the Bronx Times Reporter! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Times celebrates with 35th anniversary party at the Alley Cat Cafe

The Bronx Times Reporter celebrated its 35th anniversary with a party at the Alley Cat Cafe. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hunts Point

Community Board 2 shines light on district’s dimming intersections

As its capital priority for fiscal year 2016, Community Board 2 has asked NYCDOT to aid in installing district-wide LED street lamps. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx HIRE holds first job Certification Fair

The Bronx Help Identify Real Employment program continues to grow and evolve in its first year. Read more…
University Heights

Dolph Schayes to be inducted into Bronx Walk of Fame

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently announced that NBA legend Dolph Schayes will be inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame. Read more…
City Island

City Island LLseason kicks off

Players had a ball at the opening day ceremony. Read more…

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough engineer, LP resident Cerasoli passes

Longtime engineer for the several borough presidents, treasurer of the Chippewa Democratic Club and Locust Point resident James Cerasoli died on April 6. He was 76. Read more…

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Pelham Parkway

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj holds health fair

A local assemblyman hosted a health fair recently. Read more…

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

City Island

Artist holds exhibit for Bronx youth

Joseph Moscato and the Focal Point Gallery are currently hosting the Young Bronx Artists Exhibition for Bronx public school students along with Idea Factory NYC Inc.’s sponsorship. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

5th Annual Abrazo Garifuna held by Senator Ruben Diaz Sr.’s team

Senator Ruben Diaz ,Sr. and Assemblymen Michael Blake, Marcos Crespo, and Luis Sepulveda held the fifth annual Abrazo Garifuna in New York. Read more…
Country Club

Providence Rest’s Passover Seder

On Wednesday, April 8, Providence Rest celebrated a Passover Seder with their Jewish residents. Read more…

Monday, April 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough elected officials join in call for pension parity by firefighters

A union representing firefighters got a boost from local elected officials as it seeks more adequate disability pensions for rookie firefighters who get injured. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

2015 All-Bronx Girls Basketball Honors

Cardinal Spellman won the borough’s only post season title, but Bronx teams remained some of the best across the five boroughs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Late Bronx historian and activist honored in Bronx River Forest tree planting

On Saturday, April 11, members of the community paid tribute to the late Morgan Powell, borough historian and activist, by planting trees in his name at Bronx River Forest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

State funds $$ for subway-ice rink study

Senator Gustavo Rivera recently announced $1 million was allocated for a capacity and accessibility study. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

C-CAP’s Cooking Competition

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Boston PD ask for help reuniting 1988 cold case Bronx victims with their families

The Boston Police Department are hoping Bronxites may help solve a 1988 cold case by identifying two deceased teens and a missing third believed to have been from the Bronx. Read more…
Hunts Point

Hunts Point postal problems continue

Community Board 2 continues to push for better service, sees some improvements. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Joe Binder’s 105th birthday

Joe Binder celebrated the milestone at Providence Rest. Read more…

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Houses residents team up to clean up development

Residents at the Throggs Neck Houses volunteered for a good cause as the housing development had a spring cleanup day. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Friends of Pelham Bay Park hosts Picture the Park! photo contest

The Friends of Pelham Bay Park’s ‘Picture the Park!’ Photo Contest is well underway and focuses on capturing Pelham Bay Park in all of its natural splendor. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Animal shelter hopes to raise funds to stay put

New Beginning Animal Rescue will host fundraisers in April in hopes to keep their organization afloat. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Builders and locally based non-profit hold Make-A-Wish Foundation Fundraiser

RCM Builders Group, Hearts of Honor held a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation on Sunday, April 12. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Logo winner selected for Bronx 5k pepper growing challenge

The unveiling of a new logo aimed at borough community gardeners marked the beginning of an ambitious call for locals to grow 5,000 pounds of Serrano peppers. Read more…

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