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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Parkchester

St. Raymond High School for Boys holds LaSalle Dinner fundraiser

St. Raymond High School for Boys held it annual LaSalle Dinner fundraiser at Marina del Rey. Read more…

Friday, April 24, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx River herring habitat restored

Swimming upstream just got a little easier Read more…
Norwood

130-unit residential building being planned by Stagg Group

The Stagg Group will build a 130-unit residential building on a recently purchased property on Webster Avenue. Read more…
Norwood

Stagg builds first residence in rezoned Webster Ave.

A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Bedford Park Manor, a new Stagg Group development and Webster Avenue’s first residential building to open since the area’s rezoning. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Hunts Point

Community Board 2 shines light on district’s dimming intersections

As its capital priority for fiscal year 2016, Community Board 2 has asked NYCDOT to aid in installing district-wide LED street lamps. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
University Heights

Dolph Schayes to be inducted into Bronx Walk of Fame

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently announced that NBA legend Dolph Schayes will be inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame. Read more…

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…

Monday, April 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

State funds $$ for subway-ice rink study

Senator Gustavo Rivera recently announced $1 million was allocated for a capacity and accessibility study. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

C-CAP’s Cooking Competition

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Hunts Point

Hunts Point postal problems continue

Community Board 2 continues to push for better service, sees some improvements. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Joe Binder’s 105th birthday

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Parkchester

St. Raymond holds walkathon for children’s hospital

St. Raymond Elementary School will hold a walkathon event to raise money for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital on Friday, April 17. Read more…
Norwood

Kids, parents celebrate Easter at Oval Park

Bronxites celebrated Easter at Oval Park on Saturday, April 4. Read more…

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

Precinct gallery session change causes stir

The 49th Precinct Community Council president has eliminated public gallery sessions over safety concerns. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Adames set to lead balanced Monroe baseball

Robin Adames took charge from the start of this senior year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Spellman hoops standout Morgan closing on in college commitment

Niajah Morgan’s took a chance and it is paying off. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Fashion Week to host runway event

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

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Concourse

Community Board 4 continues supporting E. 153rd Street Bridge

Community Board 4 continues advocating for E. 153rd Street Bridge’s construction despite many setbacks and delays facing the project. Read more…
Concourse

‘Castle on the Concourse’ to be razed

The landmarked P.S. 31 will be replaced with affordable housing. Read more…

Sunday, April 12, 2015

West Farms

Bronx activist Hetty Fox still helping after 45 years

Hetty Fox, a longtime Bronx activist, has had a vision of resurrecting the Bronx for over 40 years. Her determination to bring her neighborhood and the borough back has only grown larger. Read more…
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…
Bronx Times Reporter

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…
Bronx Times Reporter

White Plains Road traffic is now too calm

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

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

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

Hunts Point

Strip club gets liquor license back as electeds, CB 2 urge SLA appeal

A jiggle joint in Hunts Pointgot its liquor license back. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Spellman’s Vega exercising patience with recruitment

Jade Vega is more concerned with a quality choice than a quick one. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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

Bronx Times Reporter

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…

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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