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Friday, May 29, 2015


Soundview forms drug free coalition

Local residents and community-based organizations have come together to form the group, which will apply for a grant under the federal Drug-Free Communities support program. Read more…
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Spring Gala hosted at Glen Island Harbour Club

Providence Rest recently held a Spring Gala at the Glen Island Harbour Club. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…
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Trump Links hosts fundraiser

Notable attendees included retired NFL stars Michael Strahan and Boomer Esiason, as well as LACOSTE President Francis Pierrel. Read more…

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Heartbreak finds Preston again in Archdiocesan final

Preston was leading by a run and four outs away from celebrating their first CHSAA Archdiocesan softball championship before everything changed on one bang-bang play. Read more…

Morgan Powell Memorial Service

On Saturday, May 9, a funeral service was held in memory of the late Morgan Powell, borough historian and activist, at Woodlawn Cemetery. Read more…

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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45th Precinct Community Council holds annual breakfast and awards

The east Bronx’s 45th Precinct Community Council honored local leaders and police officers at its annual breakfast gala and awards ceremony. Read more…

Ann & Tony’s ‘Consumed’ Premiere Party

On Wednesday, May 13, Ann & Tony’s Restaurant celebrated the premiere of the new CNBC reality television show, ‘Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business’, which the local establishment starred in. Read more…
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Three cheers: Fieldson wins third straight NYSAISAA softball crown

The Fieldston softball team knew it still had plenty of talent despite losing six seniors from consecutive championship squads. It just needed to reestablish its personality if it was going to get to the top of again. Read more…
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Bronx Puerto Rican Parade crowns 2015 adult-aged queen

The 2015 Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade crowned its adult-aged queen in a ceremony. Read more…
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Assemblyman Benedetto proclaims Childhood Apraxia of Speech Day in New York State

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto recently presented a resolution to the family of Christopher DeJesus proclaiming Tuesday, May 14 as Childhood Apraxia of Speech Day in the State of New York Read more…

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Hunts Point

Meet Your Neighbor BBQ

On Thursday, May 14, the Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet Your Neighbor BBQ event. Read more…

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Yankee Stadium honors 2015 Con Ed Yankee Kids

The 2015 Con Edison Yankee Kids were honored at Yankee Stadium for their academic excellence, leadership and sportsmanship. Read more…

Monday, May 25, 2015

Crotona Park East

Housing development to be built on Crotona Park East

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a proposed affordable and supportive housing development at 1420 Crotona Park East on Tuesday, May 19. Read more…
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Annual Bronx Ball held at Orchard Beach

The annual Bronx Ball was held at Orchard Beach. Read more…
Mount Hope

Second Chance Toys For Mt. Hope Children

On Friday, May 15, more than100 Viacom employee volunteers cleaned and tagged toys which were delivered to children living in Mount Hope Housing Complex. Read more…

Sunday, May 24, 2015

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Bioswales to divert CB10, 11 rainwater

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection will bring green infrastructure to the Westchester Creek watershed. Read more…

New residence completed on Creston Avenue

New York State Homes and Community Renewal, Volunteers of America-Greater New York and the Housing Collaborative LLC held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Creston Avenue Residence on Monday, May 18. Read more…

Bronx PT holds ‘Autism Speaks’ fundraiser event

Bronx Physical Therapy recently hosted a Casino Night fundraiser to support ‘Autism Speaks’. Read more…

Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Federal agents seize 154 pounds of heroin in Riverdale

A major drug bust in the Bronx was announced Tuesday, with a street value of $50 million. Read more…

Bronx honors those executed and imprisoned in Albania

The Commemoration Academy honored executed and imprisoned Albanians at Monroe College on Sunday, May 17. Read more…
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P.S. 14’s Once Upon A Raffle Gala

On Thursday, May 14, P.S. 14 held its Once Upon a Raffle Gala at Maestro’s. Read more…

Friday, May 22, 2015

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Bronx mortuary workers transferred

If you never had the opportunity to visit Queens or Manhattan during your lifetime, you may get your chance to do so after death. Read more…
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BronxWeek ends with parade

Thousands of Bronxites gathered for the event on Mosholu Parkway. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Borough President Diaz Jr. unveils signs honoring four Bronx Walk of Fame inductees

The Grand Concourse was the scene of the unveiling of street signs honoring the four 2015 inductees onto the ‘Bronx Walk of Fame.’ Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Hunts Point warehouse allegedly used by international drug ring

On Thursday, May 7, three Queens family members and an Italian citizen were charged with conspiracy to import cocaine into the U.S. and allegedly used a Hunts Point produce warehouse in connection with their illegal operation. Read more…

FIAME presents scholarship awards

The Forum for Italian American Educatored honored six students at a ceremony. Read more…

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Community Board 9 names two finalists in district manager search

The search for a new district manager for the borough’s most populous community board has come down to two candidates. Read more…

Teddy bear ‘clinic’ at Montefiore

Young locals brought their sick and injured stuffed animals for a mock clinic at Montefiore Medical Center in Wakefield. Read more…

161st Street BID’s Stadium Street Fair

On Staurday, May 9, the 161st Street BID sponsored its 4th annual Stadium Street Fair across from Yankee Stadium. Read more…

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

First Reel Bronx Film Fest to bring glitz to borough

A bit of Hollywood glamour is coming to Throggs Neck in a film festival scheduled for a weekend in May. Read more…

Participatory budgeting results announced

Councilman Ritchie Torres and the 15th Congressional District office recently hosted an event to announce the result of the first participatory budgeting cycle for the central Bronx. Read more…
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Orrico sends Preston to final in grand fashion

Julianna Orrico didn’t want to jinx it while letting her mind consider the possibilities as she stepped to the plate with the bases loaded. A grand slam, wouldn’t that be something? Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

First Holy Communion at St. Patrick’s Home

On Sunday, May 10, a procession of approximately 20 children who made or will make their First Holy Communion attended Mass at St. Patrick’s Home Chapel. Read more…
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McNamara pitches Fordham Prep to eighth straight win

The Rams are rolling. Read more…

Monday, May 18, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx high school twins win $30,000 in culinary scholarships

On Friday, April 17, Bronx twins, Amia and Araina Chase took home approximately $30,000 in college scholarships following their victory in Careers Through Culinary Arts Program’s Cooking Competition. Read more…

Fordham grade school gets Ito sculpture

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District arranged the art donation. Read more…
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Birds Take Flight at Bronx Zoo

On Saturday, May 9, the Bronx Zoo hosted ‘Birds in Flight’, a free-flight bird show as part of May’s Migration Month activities. Read more…

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

$12 million pedestrian bridge in Van Cortlandt Park to be built

Construction on a long-awaited pedestrian bridge connecting east and west sides of Van Cortlandt Park is coming soon. Read more…
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East Bronx Traffic Coalition calls for further study of local roads

A coalition of residents is making its own pitch for further study of major east Bronx roads. Read more…
Hunts Point

‘Salsa in the Park’

On Saturday, May 9, the Southern Boulevard BID and Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc. presented ‘Salsa in the Park’, a Mother’s Day weekend special. Read more…

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Morris Heights

40-year anniversary for Harlem River Park Towers

The Harlem River Park Towers celebrate a milestone year after the Bronx’s tallest skyscrapers were completed 40 years ago. Read more…

Albanian president visits St. Barnabas

President of Albania Bujar Nushani, along with his wife Odeta, recently visited St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…

Friday, May 15, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Police arrest two in connection with 2013 mob hit

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with the 2013 mob execution style shooting murder of Michael Meldish, a well-known mob hit man and co-leader of the infamous ‘Purple Gang’. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Justo pitches Monroe over rival George Washington

James Monroe didn’t try to fool itself by calling its matchup with George Washington just another game. Read more…
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Gillen’s blast powers Fordham to third straight Atlantic-10 crown

Rachel Gillen put the exclamation point on her playoff performance and another conference title for Fordham University. Read more…

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Bedford Park

President Obama visit Lehman College to speak about youth initiative

President Obama visited Herbert H. Lehman College to announce an initiative designed to help urban youth, especially young men of color. Read more…

Monday, May 11, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Street named for activist, Margaret Mack

West Mosholu Parkway South at Jerome Avenue was named the “Margaret Mack Triangle” in honor of the community activist. Read more…

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Wings penalized for playing in Dick’s Nationals

The Wings athletic programs could be shut out of interstate competition next year as punishment for its participation in the Dick’s High School Nationals Tournament — and school officials say the league didn’t warn them about those consequences before the event. Read more…

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