Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Throggs Neck

Residents get street lines FINALLY

After a group of Pennyfield Avenue residents called on NYC Department of Transportation to “connect the dots” and change a broken yellow line down the center of the street to a solid one— their pleas are finally being answered - twice. Read more…

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Pelham Bay

Feast of St. Theresa, fun for everyone

One of Pelham Bay’s biggest street festivals, the annual Feast of Saint Theresa, will celebrate its 17th year with a five-day extravaganza set to begin on Wednesday, July 24. Read more…
City Island

City Island Bridge bidder wins

A new City Island Bridge took another major step forward, despite community outcry over its modernist design. Read more…

Monday, July 22, 2013

Westchester Square

Mayor’s office gets feedback from Bronx business owners

The city is looking to “cure” gripes from local businesses about fines issued for minor violations. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City, AT&T launch free WiFi in parks

WiFi is going green in Bronx and other parks around the city. Read more…

Sunday, July 21, 2013

City Island

Klein holds presser on new boat safety bill

After several tragic boating-related deaths on New York waterways, Senator Jeff Klein is pushing legislation to make boat safety training for teens a crucial part of every New Yorker’s motorboat licensing application. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

“The Promise” an inspiration

One of the Bronx Times’ most influential women is saluting another. Read more…

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Throggs Neck

Probe 911 delay in fatal fire

As the son of the late South Bronx poverty baron and city councilman Ramon Velez remained in critical condition after an east Bronx home fire, city officials were probing a reported 911 call foul-up that delayed fire engines for five minutes. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Report: Bronx making strides

A new state report has found both economic progress and persistent problems in the Bronx. Read more…

Friday, July 19, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

As crime drops, boro grows

The Bronx is beginning to reap the rewards of dramatic drops in crime, the lowest they’ve been since the Sixties and after climbing out of the crime-wracked crack epidemic of the early 90s. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Overall crime down in 45th

Crime is down once again in the 45th Precinct, with declines in five of the seven “major” felony categories. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th precinct safest in city

Consider the 49th Precinct the safest in the city. Read more…

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

BP lobbies for BX soccer stadium

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. may want a soccer stadium for the Bronx, but forget about sacrificing any parkland for it. Read more…
Boro Beat

Now it’s eyes on Primary prize

Most of the serious candidates scrambling to fill City Council seats and one assembly seat in the Bronx all got their nominating petitions in under the July 11 midnight deadline at the city Board of Elections. Read more…

Friday, July 12, 2013

Bronx Times Reporter

One dead, three hurt, including son of Ramon Velez, in early morning blaze

BREAKING NEWS – Ramon Velez Jr., son of the noted Bronx “poverty baron” was in “very” critical condition, his wife dead and two others injured in an early morning fire that swept through their east Bronx home. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Liu blocks Crotona shelter contract

The days could be numbered for a homeless shelter in the west Bronx all because of clerical errors made by a troubled non-profit. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

One dead, three hurt, including son of Ramon Velez, in early morning blaze

BREAKING NEWS – Ramon Velez Jr., son of the noted Bronx “poverty king,” was in critical condition, his wife dead and two others injured in an early morning fire that swept through their east Bronx home. Read more…

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