Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

Bauer invests $4 million in Armory

Go figure: The hockey gear maker is investing in the world’s largest ice sports center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Students return from summer at sea

Hundreds of family members packed the SUNY Maritime Academy’s pier to welcome home the school’s training ship. Read more…
Castle Hill

Non-profit sends two Bronx students to world-class music program

Amp Up NYC brings “modern band” programs to NYC public schools. Read more…

Seniors enjoy an outdoor summer treat

Centerlight reached out to area seniors and treated them to a BBQ. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Throggs Neck

The fur flies over cat’s untimely death

A Throggs Neck vet fends off a cat owner’s protest. Read more…
Co-op City

Locals gush over Bay Plaza Mall

Thousands of Bronxites desended on the county’s newest and greatest mall. Read more…
Morris Park

Loreto Park packed for outdoor concert

1970’s crooner, Engelbert Humperdinck, sang his popular tunes last week in Loreto Park. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Co-op City

Mall at Bay Plaza opens to crowds

The Bronx enthusiastically welcomed the long-awaited Mall at Bay Plaza. Read more…
Co-op City

Grand Opening PHOTO SPREAD: Mall at Bay Plaza

Thousands of eager shoppers desended upon the city’s first new indoor mall in over 40 years. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Petition fraud charges dropped

A sitting city councilman can remain on the state senate ballot, a court ruled. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Jacobi launches SNUG program

Violence interrupters used to stem gun incidents Read more…

Basketball fundraiser takes in over $1,200 for Bronxchester Challenger League - a Little League program for autistic children

A charity basketball game was held for autism at Mount St. Michael Academy. Read more…

Summer street fair on 204th street

Loads of activities were provided at this year’s 204th Street fair. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Injury-preventive instruction offered to football coaches

They are using their heads — to protect some heads. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014


Traffic speed reduction to save lives

Motorists on even more Bronx streets will have to SLOW DOWN. Read more…
University Heights

BCC gets $9 mil grant

A sizable grant to Bronx Community College’s Sustainable Energy program builds a foundation for success. Read more…
Morris Park

Local author publishes first book

Reaching back to her teenage years, a Bronx writer has penned her first novel. Read more…
Throggs Neck

SHCA hosts Pizza Making Night

Everyone turned their dough into a mouth-watering pizza. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014


Pitching for Soundview seniors’ needs - Lindy McDaniel

Throwing a fast ball for senior needs was a former NY Yankees ace relief pitcher. Read more…

Fun options galor presented at this year’s Summerfest

Folks of all ages flooded Metropolitan Oval for a fair. Read more…

Yankees hosts 5K charity run for cancer

Runners raised over $500,000 to strike out cancer. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Throggs Neck

Seamanship Center approved for pier

Seamanship Center to offer opportunities for cadets and community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Father Robert Grippo is transferred from St. Theresa Parish

After two decades of innovative successes, Fr. Grippo has moved on to a new position, leaving behind his legacy. Read more…
Morris Park

Jacobi doc wins Bronx Peer award

A Bronx doctor was recognized for her work with breast cancer. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House hosts dance workshops

Bronx youngsters learned African, modern and tap dance at Bronx House. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Edgewater Park

Warfel gets his memorial stone

A senseless murder that rocked a quiet community finally has a permanent memorial. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Making Strides moves breast cancer awareness along

Breast cancer survivors, along with friends and family, attended the launch of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. Read more…
Pelham Gardens

P.S. 97 to get a traffic light as Councilman Jimmy Vacca works in it for the school

After a seven year battle the city Department of Transportation has finally approved a traffic light for PS 97’s busy location. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Preston Center of Compassion holds 5th annual fundraiser

Center for Compassion thanked two community leaders at its annual backyard fundraiser. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

$10 million will buy alot of ice

A multi-million investment will help the Kingsbridge Armory ice project keep flowing. Read more…

Co-joined twins celebrate 10th anniversary of history-making surgery

Twins reunited with the medical team that separated them 10 years ago. Read more…
Pelham Bay

CB10 will work with HIV housing group ‘if’

With the Pelham Grand’s opt out clause ending shortly, CB10 agreed to work with the HIV housing agency if they become the property’s new tenants. Read more…
Country Club

Waterfront beach clubs compete for athletic crown

Six beachfront clubs participated in the annual Interclub races. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Throggs Neck

Police use security cameras to catch Throggs Neck rapist

An East Tremont security camera captured a piece of an alleged rapist’s license plate, leading to his arrest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx housing market boom

Bronx real estate is attracting investors, a recent report claims. Read more…

The Fordham Road Business Improvement district will expand to include One Fordham Plaza

The Fordham Road BID has applied for a boundary change. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Baby monkey born at Bronx Zoo

A baby Angolan Colobus monkey is a happy addition to the Congo Gorilla Forest. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Throggs Neck

Merchant hang out in Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck’s shopowners got a chance to network — and snack — at the first annual Throggs Neck Merchants Association BBQ Saturday, August 2. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck thin house in limbo

A Throggs Neck builder’s project has been stopped because it doesn’t comply with building regulations. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Smart tables a new educational tool

Youngsters can now go digital in groups of eight thanks to Concilman Jimmy Vacca’s tech grant. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Group celebrates the 423rd birthday of Anne Hutchinson, known as the ‘Puritan foremother’

The Hutchinson River’s namesake’s 423rd birthday was celebrated. Read more…
Fordham North

A longer, healthier life can be puchased with Health Bucks

With the help of a few “Health Bucks’ life can become just peachy. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014


Soundview on healthy ‘track’

A Bronx neighborhood is running toward healthier living. Read more…

St. Ray’s Basketball camp bounces on

St. Raymond’s High Schol for Boys summer basketball camp to raise much-needed funds to purchase gymnasium upgrades. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Oldie-but-Goldies hit the beach

The sand was filled with Schuyler Hill Civic members dancing to yesteryear’s tunes. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Catholic Church changes coming soon

The archdioses will announce plans for merging parishes under its Making All Things New initiative in September. Read more…
Morris Park

Frozen under the stars

Local families viewed the popular movie Frozen under the stars at Loreto Park. Read more…
Bedford Park

P.S. 54 teachers use social media platform designed for learning to reach students

High-needs students are excited with their latest learning tool - Edmodo. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Women’s school uses anniversary to celebrate its excellence

The school will highlight its anniversary year with a series of events. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Pelham Bay

‘Dress In White’ rapist still on the lose

Police are still looking for tips in the ‘surgical gown’ rape. 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…
Country Club

New York Rising solicits input in Country Club about east Bronx communities experiences with storms

Community residents are helping the Governor develop a plan to safeguard the waterfront from the next storm. Read more…

Scholarship $$$ help those in need

With help of a scholarship fundraiser, students of all economic levels can attend St. Raymond High School For Boys. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Westchester Square

Locked out at Pearly Gates

Bureaucratic nonsense caused a popular summer weekend program to cancel its activities. Read more…
Westchester Square

Comptroller told city vehicles are out-of-control

NYC Comptroller’s tour exposed some issues the city needs to take care of in the near future. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Off to the links ‘fore’ a some family fun

Golfing affectionados had a fun-filled day at Pelham-Split Rock. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Bay Plaza Mall to open Aug. 14

The long-anticipated Mall at Bay Plaza will be opening to the public on Thursday, August 14. Read more…

Baychester street named in honor of Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson Way

A north Bronx community honored a resident police officer who died of a heart attack while assisting a fellow officer. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pelham Grand is now leased to group helping people with HIV, but landlord can opt out of the lease until end of August

The community still has a chance to change the direction the Pelham Grand is going say elected officials. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014


A new day for senior health care

Chalk up another victory for the golden set. Read more…

Gold medalist visits BronxWorks

Track and field star Derrick Adkins talks hard work and motivation. Read more…

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