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Saturday, April 25, 2015

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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…
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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…

Friday, April 24, 2015

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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…
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Bronx River herring habitat restored

Swimming upstream just got a little easier 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…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015

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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…
City Island

City Island LLseason kicks off

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

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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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…
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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

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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…
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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…
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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…
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State funds $$ for subway-ice rink study

Senator Gustavo Rivera recently announced $1 million was allocated for a capacity and accessibility study. Read more…
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C-CAP’s Cooking Competition

Sunday, April 19, 2015

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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…
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Joe Binder’s 105th birthday

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015

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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…
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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…

Friday, April 17, 2015

Throggs Neck

St. Raymond’s Cemetery missing stones

Headstones and sculptures at St. Raymond’s Cemetery have been tilted, broken, chipped and even removed. Read more…
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Traffic Plan for Tremont

NYC DOT has forwarded a traffic-calming plan for part of E. Tremont Avenue from Westchester Square to Bruckner Boulevard. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center offers patients a modern cardiac monitoring device

On Thursday, March 26, Jacobi Medical Center announced it is offering Reveal LINQ, a new compact and stronger heart activity monitoring system, for patients dealing with cardiac issues. Read more…

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Semprevivo, Fordham Prep power past rival Iona

Peter Semprevivo transferred from Iona Prep to rival Fordham Prep after his freshman year and had to wait his turn to play his former teammates on the big stage. The senior was the Rams third-string goalie last season, won the job this year and showed he certainly deserved it in Fordham’s most important game to date. Read more…
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Precinct gallery session change causes stir

The 49th Precinct Community Council president has eliminated public gallery sessions over safety concerns. Read more…
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Adames set to lead balanced Monroe baseball

Robin Adames took charge from the start of this senior year. Read more…
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Spellman hoops standout Morgan closing on in college commitment

Niajah Morgan’s took a chance and it is paying off. Read more…
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Bronx Fashion Week to host runway event

A runway show at the old Bronx Borough Courthouse will coincide with Bronx Week. Read more…
Van Nest

Opening day for Van Nest Little League

Van Nest Little League kicked off the start of their 59th season with an opening day ceremony. Read more…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Allerton

April Falls Day for seniors helps prevent falls at Parkside Senior Center

LiveOn NY, Presbyterian Senior Services’ Parkside Senior Center and Montefiore hosted ‘April Falls Day’, a free wellness fair designed to help seniors prevent falls. Read more…

Monday, April 13, 2015

City Island

Easter Egg Hunt on City Island

Grace Episcopal Church hosted a Easter Egg Hunt. Read more…
Locust Point

Boat break-ins occur at Locust Point Yacht Club

The Locust Point Yacht Club has recently experienced boat break-ins and vandalism. Read more…

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx’s Assembly Speaker Heastie Negotiates First Budget

The 2015-16 state budget is notable for many reasons, but perhaps more so for the Bronx because of the rise of the new Assembly Speaker. Read more…
Allerton

Easter Bunny visits Allerton Ave

The Allerton International Merchants Association hosted the holiday event. Read more…
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Classic subway cars bring fans to Yankee Stadium on opening day

The ‘Nostalgia Special,’ a vintage group of four subway cars, provided New York Yankees fans some pre-game fun on opening day. Read more…
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White Plains Road traffic is now too calm

Community Board 11 asks DOT to reverse traffic calming measures Read more…

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Throggs Neck

Longtime Bronx resident, Rangers equipment manager dies

Joseph Murphy, a lifelong Throggs Neck resident, longtime New York Rangers equipment manager and member of the Knights of Columbus recently passed away at the age of 82. Read more…
City Island

City Island temporary bridge rises next to existing crossing

A temporary bridge linking City Island and Pelham Bay Park is about half-way built. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Support the Troops Bingo

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 hosted the annual Chris Engledrum Support The Troops Bingo on Friday, March 27. The annual fundraiser was held at the Samuel Young Post #620 of the American Legion in Pelham Bay. Engledrum was a local resident, firefighter, and national guardsman who was killed in Iraq in 2004. Read more…
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7th Annual WCS Run for the Wild races to save gorillas

On Saturday, April 25, the 2015 Wildlife Conservation Society’s Run for the Wild supporting work to save gorillas will be held at the Bronx Zoo. Read more…

Friday, April 10, 2015

Morris Park

Real estate agent impersonator arrested

Monessa Samuels was arrested and charged after allegedly scamming potential renters out of almost $6,000. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Diaz at Trump Golf Links

On Wednesday, April 1, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. played at Trump Golf Links’ opening day. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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Spellman’s Vega exercising patience with recruitment

Jade Vega is more concerned with a quality choice than a quick one. Read more…
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Championships further enrich Grant’s first coaching experience

ALBANY – What started with just the intent of giving an inspirational speech has turned into one of the most rewarding experienced of Tyrone’s Grants basketball career. Read more…

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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Bronx native Smith caps career of improvement with Division I scholarship

Basketball was the furthest thing from Alexandria Smith’s mind when he entered Murry Bergtraum as a freshman. Four years and plenty of hard work later its her ticket to a college education. Read more…

Monday, April 6, 2015

Advertorial

Verizon’s Tuition Assistance Program helps employees pursue their dreams

Aura Delgado was only 19 years old when she began her career with Verizon in the Corporate Service Department in December, 1999. It was a small team, but one with a lot of experience. Read more…

Sunday, March 8, 2015

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Wings season ends with loss to Oak Hill at Dick’s tourney

Wings won’t be bringing home a national title. National respect is a different story. Read more…

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Castle Hill

43rd Precinct hold breakfast, honors members

The 43rd Precinct held a Community Council Breakfast to report progress and honor its members. Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004

Bronx Times Reporter

Larger Capri hotel signs removed at Crystal’s Place shelter

The signs on a closed hot-sheet motel are all down, but the future of the property, currently being used as a homeless shelter, remains a question. Read more…

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