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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Edgewater Park

Senator Jeff Klein reduces beach debris

Beach communities remove rubbish just in time. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Tremont Paint moves Throggs Neck store

The Paint store is moving next to the popular hardware store and promoting eco-friendly products. Read more…
Morris Park

Klein nets job grant

New effort to reduce unemployment will tackle the Bronx’ high jobless rate. Read more…

Monday, July 21, 2014

Mott Haven

Showtime? Bronx actor pushes for film studios

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

Benedetto raises $ at Icehouse

Benedetto raised funds at seaside marina for his upcoming reelection bid. 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

Pelham Parkway

Park BBQers on the hot seat

Weekend grillers at several Bronx parks are being raked over the coals. Read more…
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…
Van Nest

Update: Van Nest group home

Community Board 11 reports advocacy group withdraws Barker Street plans. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House gets $1M grant

Talk about House money! Read more…

Friday, July 18, 2014

Morris Park

Developer: LA Fitness will — really! — open

Angry gym members will finally be able to burn off some pounds. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Gray skies over E. Tremont Avenue

Michael Max Knobbe captures violent storm approaching the Throggs Neck area. Read more…
Bedford Park

Gjonaj’s job fair draws crowd

A crowd of job seekers respond to Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s second job fair. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Ancient Order of Hibernians gives scholarship awards to local eighth graders

The Irish-Catholic group doled out $250 for each award winner. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca visits with lieutenant governor Hopeful

They dished over dishes at a Throggs Neck diner. Read more…
Throggs Neck

A bloomin’ good time: Seniors host ‘Throggs Neck in Bloom’

An art show at the North East Bronx Senior Center blooms from a spring painting class. Read more…
Castle Hill

YMCA Holds annual summer book reading day

Put another successful Summer Reading Day in the books! 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…
Pelham Bay

Bronx Boy Scouts fund-raising golf tourny

The troops are raising funds for camping trips. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Times co-founder birthday bash

Buon compleanno to John Collazzi! 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

Throggs Neck

St. Benedict’s Playhouse, a facilitated play group, closes after nine years

St. Benedict’s Parish loses a beloved children’s program.. Read more…
Country Club

Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 holds installation and BBQ

A new slate was inducted, followed by a celebratory nosh-up. Read more…
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…
Country Club

Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 holds installation and BBQ

A new slate was inducted, followed by a celebratory nosh-up. Read more…

Monday, July 14, 2014

Allerton

Women’s club starts Bronx chapter

The 95-year-old club Zonta International is forming its first Bronx chapter. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Estate planning workshop

Neighbiorhood leaders deliver the lowdown on how to achieve fiscal stability. Read more…
Throggs Neck

‘Delta’ force! New public school in Throggs Neck

The new Bronx Delta School will welcome students this fall. Read more…
City Island

Blessed be these watercraft; clergy anoints sea vessels

Bronx clergymembers and veterans flocked to Fenton Marine Dock for a vessel blessing. Read more…
City Island

Blessed be these watercraft; clergy anoints sea vessels

Bronx clergymembers and veterans flocked to Fenton Marine Dock for a vessel blessing. Read more…

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Pelham Parkway

Christopher Columbus High School bids adieu

The school where Ralph Lauren attended class graduated its final students. Read more…
Castle Hill

Sea Cadet Corps’ annual review

The Castle Hill cadet corps reviews and promotes members at yearly assessment. Read more…

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Pelham Parkway

Excercise equipment planned for park

A plan to get adults working out on free outdoor equipment is coming to Bronx Park East. Read more…
Throggs Neck

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…
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…
Westchester Square

Block party in Westchester Square

They rocked the block. Read more…

Friday, July 11, 2014

Pelham Bay

Vacca bill would track park projects

A local elected official has proposed legislation that may lead to greater transparency in the implementation of Parks Department building and repair projects. Read more…
Allerton

Families flock to Allerton Avenue Home Owners & Tenants Association Annual Picnic

Mom, dad, and the kids enjoy a day of simple pleasures with their neighbors. Read more…
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…
Morris Park

Residents: Mirror thefts spike in Indian Village

Residents say side-view mirrors are being swiped in the neighborhood, but police claim no one is reporting the crimes. Read more…

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Pelham Bay

Parking squeeze in Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay’s parking squeeze has reached a fever pitch. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronxites celebrate the Fourth

Independence has never been so bright! 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…

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Throggs Neck

Reunion in Throggs Neck

Former Throggs Neck residents flocked to the Redwood Club for a down-home reunion. Read more…

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Throggs Neck

25 Bronx Influential Women Awards annual gala

Our annual “Influential Women” awards feted 25 honorees at Villa Barone Manor in Throggs Neck. Read more…
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…
Van Nest

Red, white, and blue local wants Old Glory at war memorial

Richard Vitacco, president of the East Bronx History Forum, plans to push for a flagpole at the Van Nest monument. Read more…
Belmont

Library board member hailed for his service

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

Youth Leaders on the Move holds its annual awards dinner

High-school students received $500 sholarships and eight honorees were delivered a tall salute when Youth Leaders on the Move held its annual awards dinner in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Youth Leaders on the Move holds its annual awards dinner

High-school students received $500 sholarships and eight honorees were delivered a tall salute when Youth Leaders on the Move held its annual awards dinner in Throggs Neck. Read more…

Monday, July 7, 2014

Morris Park

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. 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…
Morris Park

Golden set trips the light fantastic

CenterLight Healthcare hosts senior prom in Morris Park Read more…
Morris Park

‘Finest’ Lee and Paterno named ‘cops of the month’

They’re simply the Finest! Officers Tai Lee and Bill Paterno were named “Cops of the Month” for their swift police work. 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…
Pelham Bay

‘New York Salutes America’ with fireworks

Electeds and community trumpet summer with annual New York Salutes America celebration 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…
Allerton

Councilman Andy King opens RAIN Senior Center

The golden set can chill out and be informed in style at the new Regional Aid for Interim Needs Senior Center on E. Gunhill Road. Read more…

Friday, July 4, 2014

Throggs Neck

East Bronx Finest start Twitter account

East Bronx locals can now get 140-character updates from their police precinct #allday. Read more…
Westchester Square

Hoop ‘Wizard’ slam dunks a literacy workshop

Basketball Wizard Drew Gooden nets literacy workshop at Santa Maria School. Read more…
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…
Pelham Bay

Orchard Beach annual New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza held on June 27

The Bronx celebrated America with live music, a promenade celebration and fireworks in what proved a fun time for all. 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

Pelham Bay

Rail hectic! Buhre, Zerega Ave No.6 lines to close

More train pain is coming to the east Bronx. Read more…
Morris Park

Procession celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi

The faithful flocked to the feast! Read more…
Country Club

Gene DiNapoli hosts Elvis extravaganza in White Plains

The July 5 salute to the king of rock-n-roll features six artists and Elvis’s original drummer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer DJ Fontana. Read more…

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Van Nest

Group home for women with developmental disabilities planned for Van Nest

Unique People Services wants to use a two-family house at 620 Baker Avenue as a group home for women who have outgrown their residential programs. Read more…
Mott Haven

Bronx Brewery to open tasting room

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

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

City Island

Longtime City Island veteran’s advocate William Clancy honored with street renaming outside Hawkins Post

A City Island patriot will live on at the corner of Cross Street and City Island Avenue, after the City Council approved a bill to co-name the intersection “Commander William G. Clancy Lane.” Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Residents to witnesses: Please snitch!

They want locals who see something, to say something. Read more…

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