Bronx Times

Monday, July 21, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

St. Raymond forward Ross looking to make name for himself

Rich Ross understands by now that people are going to get his name wrong, even as simple as it is. The St. Raymond rising senior is often called Rick Ross after the famous rapper. He prefers Rich. Read more…
Mott Haven

Showtime? Bronx actor pushes for film studios

Locals are pushing to bring a large film studio into the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Global biz cleans up Crotona Park

The computer whizzes flocked to the Bronx —and they brought shovels. Read more…

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Co-op City

Community Board 10 has a new chairman

Activist Martin Prince is the new sheriff in town. Read more…

Saturday, July 19, 2014

University Heights

Farmers Market encourages healthy eating

A farmers market has opened in the Morris Heights area. It will bring fresh produce to an under-served area. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Scanlan boys’ hoops looks to continue growth despite transferring of top players

The Monsignor Scanlan boys’ basketball program has no plans to look back after the departure of three key players. Read more…

Friday, July 18, 2014

Bedford Park

Gjonaj’s job fair draws crowd

A crowd of job seekers respond to Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s second job fair. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx native Walker wants to continue winning ways in Charlotte

Kemba Walker is coming off the best individual season of his NBA career, but that wasn’t the thing that gave him the most pride. Read more…

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

The winds, they are a changing: OEM

New hurricane zones are blowing in the wind. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town

Maria Maddalena Magnarelli marries Anthony Joseph Benvento. Read more…

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

BREAKING: Rent hikes near Kingsbridge Armory threaten local businesses

Rent has more than doubled for shops across the street from the soon-to-be ice rink complex. Read more…
Norwood

Council secures funds for NCBH

The funds are part of a $2 million renovation to update the maternity ward at North Central Bronx Hospital. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

News from your neighbors Around Town

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

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Montefiore Medical Center to scale back ambulatory facility in Riverdale

Montefiore Medical Center says it is prepared to take a scalpel to its controversial plans to build an ambulatory center in Riverdale. Read more…

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

St. Barnabas Hospital honors a pair of industry notables at annual gala

The annual salute hailed Arlene Allende-Ortiz, senior vice-president of community affairs and intergovernmental relations at SBH Health System; and Dr. Rohini Anand, senior vice president and global chief diversity officer at Sodexo. Read more…

Friday, July 11, 2014

Mott Haven

Sold! College of New Rochelle unloads South Bronx building

The building is sold, but the school’s South Bronx campus is staying put. Read more…

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

2014 All-Bronx Baseball Honors

The Bronx didn’t crown a city champion, but still some of its teams and players ranked among the best in the five boroughs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx native Augustus improving jumper as college decision approaches

Jordan Augustus isn’t stressing over her college decision. Instead she is working on making sure her game is ready for wherever she goes. Read more…
Belmont

Bronx doctor pushes Albanian museum

A local Bronx doctor is working on creating a museum in Kosova for his martyred brother. Read more…
Fordham

Money wise: Bank program trains students

Capital One Bank is encouraging financial literacy among Bronx youth. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronxites celebrate the Fourth

Independence has never been so bright! Read more…

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Hub

Fredrick Douglass Academy III receives an A-plus and greenbacks from MCU

The Claremont school is in a class of its own, after receiving a $5,000 grant from the Municipal Credit Union. Read more…
Belmont

Library board member hailed for his service

Former borough presidential colleague Frank Palombo honored for his library advocacy. Read more…

Sunday, July 6, 2014

West Farms

BRAC breaks ground on renovations

The new facility will expand youth programming and the arts. Read more…
Hunts Point

Costumed crustaceans flock to marine march

This rockin’ party was on an epic “scale,” as Hunts Point kicked off its annual Fish Parade. Read more…

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Klein and the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) to caucus with Senate Dems after Nov. elections; Rep. Charles Rangel wins primary

A group of breakaway Democrats led by Senator Jeff Klein has agreed to caucus with the regular Democrats in the state Senate. Read more…
Tremont

Good ‘spray’ in Crotona Park

Ahhh! Summer revelers can cool off in a new sprinkler converted from an old diving pool in Crotona Park. Read more…

Friday, July 4, 2014

Concourse Village

Al fresco dining at the Grand Concourse

A stretch of Joyce Kilmer Park at E. 161st Street and the Grand Concourse will now have tables and chairs set up on Tuesdays. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Mom, dad, and kids help celebrate annual community day

Families, business owners, and community groups joined friendly forces at a unity festival in Kingsbridge Heights. Read more…

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

2014 All-Bronx Softball Honors

Fieldston continued its dominance this year for the second-straight softball season. Behind star Temma Levis and a veteran core group of players, the Eagles took home an undefeated Ivy League title and a second consecutive NYSAISAA softball crown. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Former RKA star Sofer enjoying time with Israeli national soccer team

The millions of people watching the World Cup this summer can only dream of what it is like to be an international soccer player. Summer Sofer no longer has to. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

New York City drops fourth straight to Long Island at Empire Challenge

Anthony Cruz refused to hang his head after New York City’s comeback attempt fell short in the Empire Challenge senior all-star football game. Read more…

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Mott Haven

Bronx Brewery to open tasting room

Finally, the brewery bearing the borough’s name is coming home. Read more…

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