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Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Pelham Bay

Milea expands car lots and service area

A Bronx car dealership is in the midst of an expansion project. Read more…
Westchester Square

Job-seeking Bronxites hook up with employers

H.I.R.E. Job Fair connected potential employees with local firms. Read more…
Morris Park

Councilmember introduces new chief-of-staff

Councilman Jimmy Vacca has named a new chief-of-staff. Read more…
City Island

Art gallery celebrates 40th anniversary

A home for City Island art celebrated a major milestone. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Morris Park

Miss Columbus named for 2014 parade

Miss Columbus was named for the upcoming Bronx Columbus Day Parade. Read more…
Hunts Point

Train mural tagged in memory of prolific street artist

A realistic looking train-painted canvas was dedicated to street artist Christopher ‘Shadow’ Lee. Read more…
Soundview

Bi-county bike ride set

Bicyclists are being challenged to wheel their way from the Bronx to Valhalla Read more…
Melrose

Award winning program recognizes student art work

LeAp celebrated the art works created in its hand-on learning program. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

International Music Fest on Pelham Parkway

This green strip was a global trip for locals. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

City Island

City Islanders work with city DOT to finalize design elements of new bridge

A group of City Islanders is working closely with NYC DOT on some final City Island bridge details. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Trophies presented to Throggs Neck Girls Softball League players

The Throggs Neck Girls Softball League presented trophies to its top teams. Read more…
Pelham Bay

4th Annual Orchard Beach Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Show 2014 on Sunday, September 21

Annual Orchard Beach Car Show to showcase classical autos, music and celebrities. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

No ‘luxury’ for Pelham Parkway tenants

Tenants at four Pelham Parkway buildings are mulling ways to fight a new landlord they claim is harrassing them into leaving. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Icy reception at Bronxwood Home for the Aged

Employees at the Bronxwood Home for the Aged participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Morris Park

Changes ‘big deal’ for Morris Park market

Big Deal Supermarket on Morris Park Avenue joins new food cooperative. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Veteran Riverdale hungry for NYSAIS girls’ soccer state title

Amaris Hemmings is one of four players who were freshmen on the last Riverdale team to bring home the girls’ soccer crown. They have just one crack left at leaving the school with a championship to call their own. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx General Post Office sold

The community hopes the development plans for the Bronx GPO building will be desirable. Read more…
Co-op City

Section 5 seniors receive a tasty treat

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto distributed frozen Italian ices to the seniors in the Section 5 scenior center. Read more…

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Throggs Neck

After 7 years the Bronx Times Reporter returns to its nabe

The Bronx Times Reporter packed up its belongings and relocated to its former neighborhood. Read more…
Concourse Village

Local BID hosts bash for Derek Jeter

Businesses around Yankee Stadium threw a bash in honor of the departing shortstop. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Protests continue outside former hospital building in Pelham Bay

Elected officials continue effort to stop Pelham Grand from leasing to ASCNYC. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein, Rivera, Blake roll in Dem primaries

While most primary races concluded last night, the 86th Assembly district may take a few weeks. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Senator Jeff Klein gets $3.7 million grant for NYCHA housing projects in his Bronx district

Three NYCHA complexes will receive fundind to address specific needs. Read more…
Allerton

Block party on Barnes Avenue as community bids summer a farewell

Residents on Barnes and Arnow avenues enjoyed an end-of-summer block party. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein vs. Koppell top this year’s primary challenges

The New York Senate may look different next term based on this year’s primary races. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

5K Walk/Run commemorates 9-11 and Lt. Cleese

A Pelham Parkway 5K Walk/Run is growing bigger each year. Read more…

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Allerton

Food fest rocks Allerton Avenue

Eats from all over the world were featured on one Bronx street. Read more…

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Throggs Neck

Monsignor Scanlan celebrates milestone

Monsignor Scanlan High School has planned a series of events to celebrate its 65th anniversary. Read more…

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Hotly contested Assembly race

An Obama operative is one of the many candidates vying for Assemblyman Eric Stevenson’s former seat. Read more…

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Parkchester

Community remembers the late Jahi Williams-Simmons

A street renaming celebrated the life of a cancer organization leader. Read more…

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Capri Whitestone Hotel up for sale

The Whitestone-Capri Motel property is for sale and the community is keeping an eye on its future. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Swedish town celebrates Bronx connection

Bronck descendents from the old world, as well as America, celebrated the birth of the Bronx’ namesake. Read more…

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

University Heights

Kids Day at farmer’s market

A group of healthy eaters tried to get youngsters excited about veggies. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Neighbors meet neighbors at annual block party

Friends and family joined with the residents of Wilcox Avenue for a delightful afternoon of food and games. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Westchester Square

Heavenly fun was provided at Zerega’s Pearly Gates

The youngsters in Zerega enjoyed a day of activities in Pearl Gates Park. Read more…
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…
City Island

City Island reunion at Ambrosini Field

Former City Island residents shared their warm memories at this year’s reunion. 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…
Ferry Point Park

Block party residents have a ball on Rohr

The small enclave of Ferry Point held its annual block party. Read more…
Westchester Square

Children enjoy the Gelbe Avenue Block Party in Zerega

Local children had a great time at the Glebe Avenue Block Party. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Morris Park

Andrea’s Dance Studio gets new owner

Nicole DiSalvio now owns the dance studio where she took her first ballet steps. Read more…
City Island

A real estate ‘Subway Series’ for the Bronx focusing on development

The Real Estate Subway Series hit a home run for the Bronx Chamber of Commerce. Read more…
Westchester Square

Site-specific creative dance performance at Owen Dolen

Dancing Through the Bronx introduces creative dance routines in the park. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Throggs Neck

AMVETS Post 38 Ladies Auxiliary remembers

A war veterans group remembered their deceased members at a remembrance ceremony last week. Read more…
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…
Throggs Neck

Community Board 10 vice-chairman is up to the Ice-Bucket Challenge at 45th Precinct

A bucket of iced water was tossed over John Marano’s head to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig disease. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay community opposes housing plan for Pelham Grand by group working with people with HIV

Over 100 protesters converged on Pelham Grand to protest a plan to house HIV residents at the former hospital site. Read more…
Bedford Park

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

Family entertainment celebrated diversity. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Rivals trade barbs in contested senate race

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

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…
Castle Hill

Bronx locals take ‘ice bucket challenge’

ALS disease awarenes is sweeping the borough. 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…

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Pelham Bay

5th annual Hutchinson River Cleanup

Tires, car parts and televisions are just a few of the objects this year’s Hutch River volunteers can expect to find during their annual clean up. 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…
Spencer Estate

End-of-summer block party

Another block got its party on in the east Bronx. Read more…
Bedford Park

Youth Leaders on the Move Back to School Supply Giveaway and Family Fun Day

School supplies were distributed to Tracey Towers youngsters. Read more…

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Highbridge

St. Angela Merici School in Highbridge has new principal, Frances Acosta

A new principal with year’s of experience has been named to St. Angela Merici Elementary School. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point holds Labor Day parade

A parade through the streets is a tradition for Locust Point residents to celebrate Labor Day. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Game on in Edgewater Park (PHOTO SPREAD)

The waterfront community of Edgewater Park held its annual Labor Day races. Read more…

Monday, June 9, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

Armory businesses feel the ‘chill’

Commercial tenants, across from the Armory, are still seeking longer leases. Read more…
City Island

City Department of Transportation holds open house on new City Island Bridge design

This time, the city Department of Transportation was welcome on City Island. Read more…
Silver Beach

Silver Beach celebrates Labor Day weekend with a host of fun activities

Go karts, BBQs and a slew of races marked this year’s Labor Day races in Silver Beach. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

City Council Speaker Joins Councilman Vacca in Pelham Parkway for food drive kick-off

City council members collected food for local pantries. Read more…

Friday, May 9, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

The Bronx remembers the September 11th, 2001 tragedy

Bronxites are grearing up for this year’s 9-11 memorial. Read more…
Norwood

Umpires build a relationship with ill youngsters

Major League Baseball umpires visited youngsters at the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore. Read more…

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronck’s Swedish family celebrate borough’s namesake

A group of Bronxites visited Sweden to celebrate the 375th anniversary of Jonas Bronck’s birth. 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…
Pelham Parkway

Meet the ‘Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library’

After years of pressure, the New York Public Library has changed the name of the Van Nest branch. 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…
Throggs Neck

Battle over ‘safe’ cigs

A Throggs Neck local wants to change the way Bronxites smoke — but a proposed State law would vaporize his business dreams. 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

Correction

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

Morris Park

Educator to be honored at parade

An educator has been named the honorary grand marshal of this year’s Bronx Colombus Day Parade Read more…
Fordham

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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