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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…
City Island

City Island Nautical Museum exhibits Rosenfeld Boat photographs

Rosenfeld’s photos depict City Island’s yacht yard past. Read more…
Concourse Village

Breakfast health panel hosted by HealthFirst

A discussion on healthier living was held in a local playground. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Grand Concourse

Fashion finds an audience in the Bronx

The Bronx will host a 3-day fashion weekend in September. Read more…
Mott Haven

Literacy leads to a solid education

Charity groups donated a reading room to one of the city’s least literate neighborhoods. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Traffic concerns persist with opening of new malls

Everyone agrees - traffic improvements needed to address new malls. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein and New York State elected officials on goodwill trip to Israel

A group New York pols, including Senator Jeff Klein, spent an intense 30 hours in Israel last week. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Outdoor concert in Pelham Bay Park

The sounds of the 60s waifed through the air during BAE’s salute to the Beatles. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Community Board 10 to discuss the possibility of more police with NYPD brass

Community Board 10’s letter to Police Commissioner Bratton about manpower staffing at the 45th Precinct has raised eyebrows. Read more…
Castle Hill

Hot fun in the summertime at the Glebe Avenue block party in Zerega

A mural artist attended Zerega-area block party. Read more…
Morris Park

UPS service comes to Van Nest

A new postal convenience is now offered at a local grocery store. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Reggae performance marks First Friday series

These folks were jammin’ in the mansion. Read more…

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…
Allerton

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…
Wakefield

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…
Norwood

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

Fordham

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

Soundview

Pitching for Soundview seniors’ needs - Lindy McDaniel

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

Fun options galor presented at this year’s Summerfest

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

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…
Norwood

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…
Fordham

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…

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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