Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

Are you ready for the Gap App Challenge?

City education officials and the tech sector are teaming up to combat chronically mediocre Bronx middle school math scores. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

Murders, shootings dropped in 2011, other violent crime up

There’s good news and bad news for crime in the Bronx. Read more…
Morris Park

CompStat: 49th Precinct Safest in BX

The Bronx’s biggest drop in major crime goes to the 49th Precinct, overseeing Allerton, Morris Park, and Van Nest. Overall, major crime dipped... Read more…
Co-op City

Crime down 8.5% for 2012 in 45th Precinct

Crime continued to decline in the 45th Precinct last year in five of the seven major categories, and once again almost led the city for a second year in crime reduction. Read more…

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Highbridge

Bronx icon lighthouse gets new paint job - and owner

A familiar icon high atop the west Bronx skyline and overlooking the Major Deegan Expressway and Harlem River has taken on a new coat of paint. Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Throggs Neck

FOX biz anchor a Bronx guy in his heart - and stomach

You can take the boy out of the Bronx, but you can’t take the Bronx out of the boy - or out of his stomach at least. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

Happy Newborn! First Bronx baby born in 2013 at Montefiore

Happy Newborn! Read more…

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Pelham Bay

Complaints pour in over Pelham Grand neighbors

Elected officials and groups say they were blindsided by the recent move of several people diagnosed with mental illness from Brooklyn and Queens into a Pelham Bay apartment complex. Read more…
Westchester Square

Lehman High School and four more face DOE “phase-out”

DeWitt Clinton High School escaped the ax this week, but Lehman High School wasn’t as lucky in the latest round of city school phase-outs and closures. Read more…

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

City crime stat report slams Bronx D.A. Johnson

Bronx criminals are getting a free pass, according to a City Hall report that slams Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson’s office as the worst in the city. Read more…
Boro Beat

Where’s Charlie? Rangel working on putting one foot in new Bronx territory

With a redistricted western swath of the Bronx now making up a big 26% chunk of his 15th Congressional District, you’d think Charlie Rangel might want to put down some local roots. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

Highbridge

Highbridge Assemblywoman Gibson to announce for City Council

EXCLUSIVE – Bronx state Assemblywoman Vanessa Gibson will announce shortly that she’s running for the City Council seat from Highbridge. Read more…

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