Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011

Borough-wide

John Philip Sousa Middle School opens new science lab

Students at John Philip Sousa Middle School on Baychester Avenue had two reasons to be excited for school Wednesday, November 2. They got a visit from a White House official and opened a new $1 million science lab. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Parkchester

Ribbon cut on Soundview Park fieldhouse

After years of planning, Soundview Park finally has its new fieldhouse. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011

Fordham South

Ground broken on low-income assisted living facility

Ground has been broken on the first assisted-living facility specifically built for low-income seniors in the borough. Read more…
Westchester Square

Pep Boys cleans up

The Pep Boys on East Tremont Avenue, near Westchester Square, was considered an eyesore by some area merchants - until recently. Read more…
Borough-wide

Chamber shines light on domestic violence

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce exposed the tragedy of domestic violence at its 4th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon and Information Panel. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Fordham South

Park renamed after Estella Diggs opens

A park that honors the first African-American assemblywoman from the borough opened amid fanfare, with the namesake of the park in attendance. Read more…
Borough-wide

CB 10 makes Hammond Cove Marina budget priority

The redevelopment of Hammond Cove Marina has been made the top budget priority request by Community Board 10 for FY 2013. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

Co-op City

Search is on for Co-op City robber and assailant

The search is on for a man who robbed and viciously assaulted a 55-year old woman in Co-op City. Read more…
Borough-wide

Ribbon cut on St. Ann’s Terrace affordable housing complex

The ribbon was officially cut on St. Ann’s Terrace on Wednesday, October 26. The 641-unit eight-building development sits on 3.5 acres between St. Ann’s Avenue, East 156th Street, Eagle Avenue and East 159th Street. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Septic tank issues behind Hutch gas station raising concern

There’s a constant stench coming from a gas station along the Hutchinson River Parkway, and it’s not gasoline. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

Borough-wide

Armored truck robbery, shootout on Third Avenue

A manhunt is on after a shootout and armored truck robbery this morning on Third Avenue and East 155th Street. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Veteran’s Day Parade set for Sunday, November 13

It’s time to honor veterans in the Bronx. Read more…
Borough-wide

MTA may build four new Metro North stations

Better transportation options may lie ahead in a plan that will likely introduce Metro North rail service to Penn Station by 2016 that could include the construction of four new stations in the borough. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Pelham Parkway reconstruction moves forward

Pelham Parkway’s first phase of reconstruction is progressing, with new sidewalks, curbs, catch basins and roadway being installed on the south service road. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Anthony’s Flower Farm to help needy children during the holidays

With Thanksgiving only two weeks away, the owners of a Throggs Neck flower shop are preparing to help handicapped children throughout the Bronx for Christmas season. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Morris Park

Morris Park water main bursts, leaves over 260 consumers without water

Although its magnitude was less than that of the Jerome Avenue water pipe burst back in July, Morris Park got itself a fair share of water troubles. Read more…
Borough-wide

Morris Park Dental holds annual ‘Candy Buy Back’

Morris Park Dental held its annual candy buyback the day after Halloween, highlighting the imporatance of healthy eating, not just for teeth and gums, but also for peventing all kinds of health issues. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Brewery celebrates ‘Savor the Bronx’ at Tosca’s

There isn’t a better way to celebrate the first ever Bronx Restaurant Week then to pair up a well-known eatery with the borough’s brand-named beer. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Borough-wide

Year end events planned for AHY

The Anne Hutchinson Year is winding down, but organizers of events commemorating a colonial woman who has three schools, a highway, and river named after her is not over. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Parks expects Ferry Point Golf Course to be ready fall 2013

In its most recent round of updates on the status of the Ferry Point Golf Course, the city’s parks department said the course is on schedule to be fully operational by fall, 2013. Read more…

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