Bronx Times

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Concourse Village

Breakfast health panel hosted by HealthFirst

A discussion on healthier living was held in a local playground. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Grand Concourse

Fashion finds an audience in the Bronx

The Bronx will host a 3-day fashion weekend in September. Read more…
Mott Haven

Literacy leads to a solid education

Charity groups donated a reading room to one of the city’s least literate neighborhoods. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

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Traffic concerns persist with opening of new malls

Everyone agrees - traffic improvements needed to address new malls. Read more…
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Klein and New York State elected officials on goodwill trip to Israel

A group New York pols, including Senator Jeff Klein, spent an intense 30 hours in Israel last week. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

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Community Board 10 to discuss the possibility of more police with NYPD brass

Community Board 10’s letter to Police Commissioner Bratton about manpower staffing at the 45th Precinct has raised eyebrows. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

Bauer invests $4 million in Armory

Go figure: The hockey gear maker is investing in the world’s largest ice sports center. Read more…
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Students return from summer at sea

Hundreds of family members packed the SUNY Maritime Academy’s pier to welcome home the school’s training ship. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Co-op City

Locals gush over Bay Plaza Mall

Thousands of Bronxites desended on the county’s newest and greatest mall. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Co-op City

Mall at Bay Plaza opens to crowds

The Bronx enthusiastically welcomed the long-awaited Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…
Co-op City

Grand Opening PHOTO SPREAD: Mall at Bay Plaza

Thousands of eager shoppers desended upon the city’s first new indoor mall in over 40 years. Read more…
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Petition fraud charges dropped

A sitting city councilman can remain on the state senate ballot, a court ruled. Read more…
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Fordham alum Gaston feels like old self after again hectic professional season

Chris Gaston’s first season as a professional basketball player was far from a smooth ride. The former Fordham University men’s hoops star ended up playing for four different teams in three different countries after an injury-plagued senior year with the Rams. Read more…
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Former soccer star Marando develops into key cog as Fordham kicker

Fordham University kicker Michael Marando received a quick “No” from his parents when he first asked if he could play football at Xaverian as a freshman. A lot has changed since then. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

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Jacobi launches SNUG program

Violence interrupters used to stem gun incidents Read more…

Basketball fundraiser takes in over $1,200 for Bronxchester Challenger League - a Little League program for autistic children

A charity basketball game was held for autism at Mount St. Michael Academy. Read more…

Summer street fair on 204th street

Loads of activities were provided at this year’s 204th Street fair. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014


Traffic speed reduction to save lives

Motorists on even more Bronx streets will have to SLOW DOWN. Read more…
University Heights

BCC gets $9 mil grant

A sizable grant to Bronx Community College’s Sustainable Energy program builds a foundation for success. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014


Pitching for Soundview seniors’ needs - Lindy McDaniel

Throwing a fast ball for senior needs was a former NY Yankees ace relief pitcher. Read more…

Fun options galor presented at this year’s Summerfest

Folks of all ages flooded Metropolitan Oval for a fair. Read more…

Yankees hosts 5K charity run for cancer

Runners raised over $500,000 to strike out cancer. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

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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…
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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

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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

Kingsbridge Heights

$10 million will buy alot of ice

A multi-million investment will help the Kingsbridge Armory ice project keep flowing. Read more…

Co-joined twins celebrate 10th anniversary of history-making surgery

Twins reunited with the medical team that separated them 10 years ago. 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…
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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

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Bronx housing market boom

Bronx real estate is attracting investors, a recent report claims. Read more…

The Fordham Road Business Improvement district will expand to include One Fordham Plaza

The Fordham Road BID has applied for a boundary change. 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…

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

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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…
Fordham North

A longer, healthier life can be puchased with Health Bucks

With the help of a few “Health Bucks’ life can become just peachy. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014


Soundview on healthy ‘track’

A Bronx neighborhood is running toward healthier living. Read more…

St. Ray’s Basketball camp bounces on

St. Raymond’s High Schol for Boys summer basketball camp to raise much-needed funds to purchase gymnasium upgrades. 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…
Bedford Park

P.S. 54 teachers use social media platform designed for learning to reach students

High-needs students are excited with their latest learning tool - Edmodo. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014


Scholarship $$$ help those in need

With help of a scholarship fundraiser, students of all economic levels can attend St. Raymond High School For Boys. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

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…

Baychester street named in honor of Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson Way

A north Bronx community honored a resident police officer who died of a heart attack while assisting a fellow officer. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014


A new day for senior health care

Chalk up another victory for the golden set. Read more…

Gold medalist visits BronxWorks

Track and field star Derrick Adkins talks hard work and motivation. Read more…

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