Bronx Times

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Soundview

Mayoral brawl over tax break for Soundview condo owners

Bronx condo owners to Mayor de Blasio: get over it. Read more…
Concourse Village

New digital sign preview of development at Concourse Plaza

There’s a sign of life at the redeveloping Concourse Plaza —literally. Read more…

Monday, April 14, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Con man who impersonated lawyer facing sentencing - four years later

An east Bronx con man convicted fours years ago of bilking victims out of $1.3 million will finally be sentenced next month. Read more…

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Benedetto burglar sentenced to 4 1/2 years

An east Bronx man convicted of burglarizing a local state assemblyman’s apartment will be spending the next four and half years behind bars. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 75 wins traffic safety poster contest

These owls have a wise eye for traffic safety. Read more…

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Williamsbridge

New schools chancellor gives agenda to Bronx audience at Town Hall meet

New Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña hit the borough running, pushing her agenda at a northeast Bronx community education council Town Hall meeting. Read more…

Friday, April 11, 2014

Grand Concourse

Cardinal Hayes’ Ekwu headed to Davidson

Cardinal Hayes Nathan Ekwu has already made one big move in his life and had to contemplate if he was ready for another. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hosp brass bite back at Senator Klein over law blocking Monte expansion

Statewide healthcare stakeholders are taking a scalpel to a new provision in New York’s budget that will force towering new Bronx facilities to first answer to the community in a series of forums. Read more…

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Boro Beat

Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson running for Mount Vernon mayor

State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson tells us she’s officially running for mayor of Mount Vernon. Read more…

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Artists Documentary Project raising artistic profiles

Bronx-based artists and photographers are working together to create a picture of visual arts in the borough. Read more…

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Soundview

Soundview condo owners FINALLY get state tax break

Some condo owners who were not getting the same tax breaks as other owners in their very own complex are now breathing a sigh of relief. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca bill passed by City Council protects interns

Interns are people too. Read more…

Monday, April 7, 2014

Parkchester

New traffic light headed for Parkchester’s Hugh Grant Circle

Subway riders exiting the Parchester station could find some safety relief from dangerous traffic shortly. Read more…

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Van Cortlandt Village

Push for Van Cortlandt Park bridge over Major Deegan Expressway

What’s $7.5 million for a bridge over the Major Deegan compared to an almost $3 billion cost overrun at another end of Van Cortlandt Park? Read more…

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Reloaded St. Rays has eye on second straight CHSAA city baseball title

St. Raymond is calling its baseball city championship old news, but it has the talent and intent to create new headlines. Read more…
Mott Haven

FreshDirect court battle rages on

They’re down, but not out. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

All-Bronx Boys’ Basketball Honors

The Bronx continued to roll out some of the city’s top boys’ basketball talent. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cops cracking down on bike riders breaking law

Bike against traffic or on the sidewalk in the east Bronx and you may end up with a hefty summons. Read more…

Friday, April 4, 2014

Fordham

‘Vision Zero’ traffic crackdown on Grand Concourse starting April 7

Dangerous drivers, beware. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Fatal teen victim of Gaelic football to be remembered

A player who was died after playing Gaelic Football at a Bronx field more than six decades ago is being honored with a memorial plaque - along with attendance by an assemblyman pushing for helmet safety for younger athletes. Read more…

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein measure kills Montefiore Medical Center’s Riverdale project

The borough’s mightiest hospital chain has been cut off at the knees. Read more…
Boro Beat

Rep. Serrano, Montefiore Med Center on the political freeze list

Looks like the Bronx Democratic Party has left South Bronx Congressman Jose Serrano on his own this time around to gather nominating petitions for the June 24 congressional primary. Read more…

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Diaz: Bronx on a building boom

The Bronx is building—and building. And then building some more. Read more…

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Borough president pushes Harlem River Waterfront development

Borough officials want to turn a desolate stretch of Harlem River into a waterfront destination. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Assemblyman Benedetto helps broker deal for disabled vet-owned businesses

Disabled veterans who own businesses will be getting a helping hand from New York State. Read more…

Monday, March 31, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Comptroller Stringer calls for strengthening community boards ‘to take on developers’

What’s next for the city’s “auditor-in-chief”? Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Federation tournament roundup: Bronx native Delarosa leads CK to state title, eyes college decision

ALBANY— Bronx-native Adonis Delarosa sat on the victorious Christ the King bench with his head between his legs and teammates celebrated around him. Read more…

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Writing Center wants Bronxites’ memoirs

Dust off your pens and pencils. Read more…

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Please DO fence this tree in

The city is planting one million trees —but hey, you left one naked! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

45th Precinct Community Council breakfast gearing up

The 45th Precinct Community Council is looking to another successful year for its third annual breakfast. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Boro jobless rate hits five-year-low

We’re not there yet, but at least it’s getting a little better. Read more…

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Mott Haven

BREAKING: Court appeal to stop FreshDirect move to South Bronx thrown out

BREAKING NEWS: FreshDirect just got a fresh stamp of approval. Read more…
Boro Beat

Hot seat for Klein not cooling off

Senator Jeff Klein has been on the hot seat lately, and though he’s been givin’ as good as he’s gettin’, it’s not cooling off. Read more…

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Mott Haven

Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo campaign workers arrested for election fraud

BREAKING NEWS - Three campaign workers for south Bronx City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo were arrested Wednesday, March 26 for filing falsified nominating petitions, riddled with fictitious names and addresses, including Yankees team captain Derek Jeter and model Kate Moss. Read more…

Friday, March 21, 2014

Longwood

Sister Thomas, an icon in the resurgence of the South Bronx, passes away.

Sister Miriam Thomas, a south Bronx icon who helped build affordable housing and gave communities their spiritual and material sustenance for decades, passed away on Thursday, March 20. Read more…

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