Bronx Times

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

A new car wash has opened near Morris Park

A grand opening was held for a new car wash on Bronxdale Avenue. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

Legal tussle over Kingsbridge Armory slides on

A judge tossed aside a claim by the developer’s former colleagues to halt the ice arena’s city lease negotiations. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Docks made safer to prevent drowning occurences

The loss of two young lives spurred the city to make public docks safer. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Shoppers encouraged to visit Pelham Bay stores

The Pelham Bay merchants sponsored a walk that encouraged shoppers to visit their stores. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Rivals trade barbs in contested senate race

Two Bronx political titans went head-to-head live on television. Read more…
Bedford Park

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosts International Family Day at DeWitt Clinton High School

Family entertainment celebrated diversity. Read more…

Obama aide ‘Bronx’ enough to stay in race

The former aide to President Obama will stay on the ballot in the 79th state Assembly District primary. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fall 2014 Bronx HS Players To Watch

Another Bronx high school sports season is getting set to start. As students ready to return to the classroom Bronx Times Sports Editor Joseph Staszewski give you a look at the stars to watch for the upcoming 2014 fall season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Experienced Clinton ready to take next step

Dewitt Clinton is ready to cash in on the all learning, maturity and growing pains from last season. The Governors has some success with a young team a year ago and are set to take the next step of competing with the upper echelon of PSAL football teams. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Talented Cardinal Hayes set tackle next level of competition

Cardinal Hayes isn’t phased by its step up in competition. It believes the program is just going where it belongs and plans on staying. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca brings Doe Fund’s crews to clean up litter and graffiti

A transistioning workforce has been brought in to clean the streets of the 13th Council District. Read more…
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

Bronx Times Reporter

Traffic concerns persist with opening of new malls

Everyone agrees - traffic improvements needed to address new malls. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

Petition fraud charges dropped

A sitting city councilman can remain on the state senate ballot, a court ruled. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

Baby monkey born at Bronx Zoo

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

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Borough readers honored at Yankee Stadium

Summer readers were rewarded for their prolific dedication with a ceremony at Yankee Stadium. Read more…
Hunts Point

Traffic crackdown in Hunts Point

One car-clogged South Bronx neighborhood is putting the new Mayor’s traffic safety mandate into the next gear. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Fordham Sears to close

After almost eight decades the Fordam Road Sears will shut its doors. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Tide turns for Laundromat

This soap opera in Morris Park will have a happy ending. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scavenger hunt relizes needed $$ for historic library

An East Bronx Forum foursome won the scavenger hunt top prize. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter


In last week’s story “Protesters clash with Throggs Neck Vet,” Dr. Andrew Manesis stated that his 2012 charges of fraud, violating conservation law and petit larceny were thrown out for lack of evidence. In fact, Manesis pled guilty to a lesser charge of disorderly conduct, for which he paid fines totaling $375 and community service, according to court records. Read more…

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014


Community boards can now have 16- and 17-year-olds members

A City Council resolution to permit 16- and 17-year olds to serve on community boards was approved at the state level. Read more…

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