Bronx Times Reporter

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

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Jacobi launches SNUG program

Violence interrupters used to stem gun incidents Read more…
Throggs Neck

Injury-preventive instruction offered to football coaches

They are using their heads — to protect some heads. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Morris Park

Local author publishes first book

Reaching back to her teenage years, a Bronx writer has penned her first novel. Read more…
Throggs Neck

SHCA hosts Pizza Making Night

Everyone turned their dough into a mouth-watering pizza. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Throggs Neck

Seamanship Center approved for pier

Seamanship Center to offer opportunities for cadets and community. Read more…
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Father Robert Grippo is transferred from St. Theresa Parish

After two decades of innovative successes, Fr. Grippo has moved on to a new position, leaving behind his legacy. Read more…
Morris Park

Jacobi doc wins Bronx Peer award

A Bronx doctor was recognized for her work with breast cancer. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House hosts dance workshops

Bronx youngsters learned African, modern and tap dance at Bronx House. Read more…
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Former St. Raymond hoops star Santos picks South Florida

Luis Santos didn’t want to mess with a good thing. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Edgewater Park

Warfel gets his memorial stone

A senseless murder that rocked a quiet community finally has a permanent memorial. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Making Strides moves breast cancer awareness along

Breast cancer survivors, along with friends and family, attended the launch of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

P.S. 97 to get a traffic light as Councilman Jimmy Vacca works in it for the school

After a seven year battle the city Department of Transportation has finally approved a traffic light for PS 97’s busy location. Read more…
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Preston Center of Compassion holds 5th annual fundraiser

Center for Compassion thanked two community leaders at its annual backyard fundraiser. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Pelham Bay

CB10 will work with HIV housing group ‘if’

With the Pelham Grand’s opt out clause ending shortly, CB10 agreed to work with the HIV housing agency if they become the property’s new tenants. Read more…
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Hoops coaches: New Archdiocesan transfer rule should even playing field

The Archdiocese of New York just made it easier for kids to play sports in their high schools. Read more…
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Slimmed down Smith realizing potential at Murry Bergtraum

Alexandria Smith is just starting to realize how good she can be. Read more…
Country Club

Waterfront beach clubs compete for athletic crown

Six beachfront clubs participated in the annual Interclub races. Read more…
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Not Jaded: Spellman’s Vega confident after strong summer with Gauchos

Jade Vegas’s break out high school season was cut short with a broken arm in February, but it didn’t stop her from picking up where she left off once she got out on the court. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Throggs Neck

Police use security cameras to catch Throggs Neck rapist

An East Tremont security camera captured a piece of an alleged rapist’s license plate, leading to his arrest. Read more…
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Bronx housing market boom

Bronx real estate is attracting investors, a recent report claims. Read more…
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Baby monkey born at Bronx Zoo

A baby Angolan Colobus monkey is a happy addition to the Congo Gorilla Forest. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Throggs Neck

Merchant hang out in Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck’s shopowners got a chance to network — and snack — at the first annual Throggs Neck Merchants Association BBQ Saturday, August 2. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck thin house in limbo

A Throggs Neck builder’s project has been stopped because it doesn’t comply with building regulations. Read more…
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Smart tables a new educational tool

Youngsters can now go digital in groups of eight thanks to Concilman Jimmy Vacca’s tech grant. Read more…
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Group celebrates the 423rd birthday of Anne Hutchinson, known as the ‘Puritan foremother’

The Hutchinson River’s namesake’s 423rd birthday was celebrated. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Throggs Neck

Oldie-but-Goldies hit the beach

The sand was filled with Schuyler Hill Civic members dancing to yesteryear’s tunes. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

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Catholic Church changes coming soon

The archdioses will announce plans for merging parishes under its Making All Things New initiative in September. Read more…
Morris Park

Frozen under the stars

Local families viewed the popular movie Frozen under the stars at Loreto Park. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Women’s school uses anniversary to celebrate its excellence

The school will highlight its anniversary year with a series of events. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Pelham Bay

‘Dress In White’ rapist still on the lose

Police are still looking for tips in the ‘surgical gown’ rape. Read more…
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Night Out Against Crime attended by hundreds

At the annual Night Out Against Crime the community enjoyed a host of activities, all of them legal. Read more…
Country Club

New York Rising solicits input in Country Club about east Bronx communities experiences with storms

Community residents are helping the Governor develop a plan to safeguard the waterfront from the next storm. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Westchester Square

Locked out at Pearly Gates

Bureaucratic nonsense caused a popular summer weekend program to cancel its activities. Read more…
Westchester Square

Comptroller told city vehicles are out-of-control

NYC Comptroller’s tour exposed some issues the city needs to take care of in the near future. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Off to the links ‘fore’ a some family fun

Golfing affectionados had a fun-filled day at Pelham-Split Rock. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

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Bay Plaza Mall to open Aug. 14

The long-anticipated Mall at Bay Plaza will be opening to the public on Thursday, August 14. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pelham Grand is now leased to group helping people with HIV, but landlord can opt out of the lease until end of August

The community still has a chance to change the direction the Pelham Grand is going say elected officials. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014

Morris Park

Traffic light coming to troublesome intersection

A traffic light has been approved for a busy Morris Park intersection. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Unionport Bridge scheduled for replacement beginning in 2016 with a new six lane span

the Unionport Bridge is slated for replacement in two years. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

Throggs Neck

Breakfast kicks off fundraising season

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer starts fundraising for annual Bronx walk. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Parent Volunteers and teacher give St. Benedict School in Throggs Neck a makeover

St. Ben’s volunteers repainted the hallways in the school colors. Read more…
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Cardinal Hayes’ lineman Vazquez commits to Old Dominion

Jaelen Vazquez’s sophomore season was filled was more frustration than fanfare and fuel him to show people exactly how good he is. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Vacca and Vallone have friendly wager of food delicacies on Borough Cup Little League game

Councilman Jimmy Vacca presented his Queens counterpart a Bronx-made Italian pastry after the local team was bested. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014

Throggs Neck

Diaz targets housing with city budget funds

He only received half the amount he received last year, but BP Ruben Diaz, Jr. still had enough city budget money to target various housing improvements. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

Morris Park

Bx 24 bus service expanded to link directly to the Hutchinson Metro Center

Marconi Street bus route extension will benefit both visitors and employees. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

Throggs Neck

Commercial strip to battle mall

New Throggs Neck mall could have an impact on the local commercial strip. Read more…
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Scanlan’s Mayo works way from hoops novice to Division I prospect

Nukiya Mayo wasn’t going to give basketball a try because other people were telling her it was a good idea or because her brother Dakari was playing in college. The choice to finally do so was going to be hers and it has been a good one so far. Read more…

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Pelham Parkway

Healthy Youth Block Party rocks Cruger

Folks from Cruger Avenue came out to meet their neighbors at the annual block party Read more…

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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Fordham football days laid foundation for Gordon’s MMA success

Eddie Gordon’s time playing football at Fordham University helped lay the foundation for his successful mixed martial arts career. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Scout troop wrings in the funds

Boy Scout Troop 182 turned soap and water into much-needed dollars. Read more…

Sunday, June 8, 2014

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Iron Man promotes diversity

Marvel Comics’ Iron Man was on hand at the PAL’s diversity event. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Former employer raffles J.Lo concert tix to help pop star’s old school

Jenny from “the block” was nearly Jenny from H&R Block. Read more…

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Pelham Bay

The family that plays together stays together

A host of activities were featured at the Bronx Chamber of Commerce’s Family Day at Peham-Split Rock Golf Course. Read more…

Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Flea market held on Allereton Avenue

Reusable items were for sale at the Allerton Avenue Flea Market. Read more…

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Pelham Bay

St. Theresa Feast draws crowd

People came from all over to participate in the annual St. Theresa Feast. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Morris Park

Vacca visits summer program

NYJTL’s Summer Tennis Program received a visit from Councilman Jimmy Vacca. Read more…
Throggs Neck

It was a marvelous night for the party faithful

Over 700 Democratic party supporters filled the room from wall to wall at this year’s dinner. Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Pelham Bay women prepare to defend themselves

After a tutorial in self defense, a group of Pelham Bay ladies feel a lot safer. Read more…

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