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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Van Nest

Van Nest shelter withdraws interest

A small transtional housing plan for Van Nest has been withdrawn. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

‘Gritty Spanish’ poses new way to learn Spanish effectively

Eldon Mirjah, who was born in Grenada but raised in the Bronx, presents ‘Gritty Spanish’, a new and effective program to learn Spanish beyond the intermediate level. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Construction of Throggs Neck thin house back in motion

A construction of a thin house on 848 Revere Avenue, which has been the subject of numerous complaints, has resumed after a three month delay., Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston holds annual holiday fair

A holiday flea market was held at Preston High School. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Villa Maria Academy holds 62nd Dinner Bridge Card Party

Villa Maria Academy held its annual Dinner Bridge Card Party on Thursday, November 13, at the Marina del Rey. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Hunts Point

Lead By Example & Reverse The Trend

Lead By Example & Reverse The Trend is a self-improvement program designed to rehabilitate troubled youth and prevent violence within at-risk neighborhoods hosted an event on Saturday, November 15, in Hunts Point. Read more…
Van Nest

St. Dominic school building to open as choice public school

Parents were happy to learn that the new Van Nest school is an open choice school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Model trains on display at the Gardens annual Train Show

NYC landmarks made from plant naterials serve as the scenery at the Gardens annual Train Show. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Marble Hill

Inaugural Student Health Fair held at ILCHS

The International Leadership Charter High School hosted its inaugural Student Health Fair. Read more…
Morris Park

Morris Park Community Association works to fund holiday lights

The Morris Park Community Association has started to canvass the local merchants for holiday light contributions. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck’s Manhem Club celebrates 90th with a gala

This beach club is turning 90! Read more…
Pelham Bay

The American Legion holds town hall meeting on helping veterans get their benefits

A town hall was called to help local Bronx vets deal with VA. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Cub scouts attend basketball game

A local Cub Scout pack cheered on the SUNY Maritime Privateers. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Morris Park

49th Precinct & P.S. 83 annual holiday food drive

Starting the week after Thanksgiving, the 49th Precinct and P.S. 83 will be conducting their annual food drive which feeds the less fortunate within their community. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Re-construction of the Lafayette Avenue Bridge

The on-going reconstruction of the Lafayette Avenue Bridge over the Throgs Neck Expressway is on schedule. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Peace Plaza veterans remembrance on Veterans Day

The sacrifices of veterans were remembered at Peace Plaza on Pelham Parkway. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Throggs Neck

Hammond Cove dredging advocacy goes on

Senator Klein is taking the initiative on having Hammond Cove dredged, a long-time community concern. Read more…
Hunts Point

NYCEDC hosts Next Top Makers Pop Up tour

Business entrepreneurs showed their best stuff at a Pop Up event at the Banknote Building. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Fall Harvest Festival promotes child-friendly Halloween

BOLD (Bronx Organization for Learning Differences) hosted its second annual Fall Harvest Festival at 2885 St. Theresa Avenue on Friday, October 31 in response to parents who would like to see their children celebrate Halloween differently. Read more…
Country Club

New comedic musical sponsored by Bronx Arts Ensemble, Vacca

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Councilman James Vacca sponsored the musical comedy ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Pelham Gardens

Pelham Gardens residents on alert after car burglarly barage

Residents of Pelham Gardens are uneasy after a series of vehicle burglaries. Read more…
Westchester Square

Preview of Westchester Square BID Holiday Celebration

The Westchester Square BID Holiday Celebration will be held on Thursday, December 11 at Owen Dolen Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Little Sisters of the Poor hold annual Christmas Bazaar

The Sisters of the Poor held their annual Christmas Bazaar at the Jeanne Jugan Residence. Read more…
Van Nest

Pet Party hosted by ASPCA, 49th Precinct

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and the 49th Precinct hosted a Pet Party. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck pastor does not answer allegations by his flock at St. Frances

A group of concerned parishioners are meeting with Archdiocese of New York officials about the pastor of St. Frances de Chantal. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Robert Van Zandt of the Van Zandt Agency pleads guilty in Ponzi scheme

Robert Van Zandt is headed to prison for running a Ponzi scheme . Read more…
Throggs Neck

Fire at hobby shop in Throggs Neck

A hobby shop caught fire on Tuesday, November 18. Read more…
Throggs Neck

100 years of serving the sick in the United States celebrated

Sisters, Servants of Mary celebrated a milestone last weekend. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Veterans honored at ceremony in Pelham Bay Park

Veterans were honored at the Pelham Bay Park Winged Victory Memorial during an ‘Eleventh Hour’ Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Mott Haven

Founder, owner of Crunoz living proof for business entrepreneurs

Panama native Carlos Cruz, who played baseball for Queens College, is now living his dream as the owner of Crunoz, a sporting goods store for customized baseball gear. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Lack of comfort stations in Ferry Point Park deemed unsafe

Ferry Point Park is home to baseball and soccer fields, but no comfort station. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Youth Leaders on the Move and the schools at Columbus campus hold community breakfast

Youth organizations hosted a community breakfast on education. Read more…
Van Nest

Breakfast honors Astor Little League players

Astor Little League presented awards and trophies to its players for a successful 2014 season. Read more…

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Throggs Neck

William Heaney, Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corp. chairman, dies

William Heaney, 51, passed away on Sunday, November 9 and was remembered in a memorial service and funeral Mass held this week in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Morris Park

P.S. 108 celebrates veterans with special 6th annual event

On Friday, November 7, P.S. 108 held its annual veterans celebration honoring former service men and women. Read more…
Eastchester

Cardinal Spellman principal to ‘Achieve 100’ miles in 24 hour run

From Friday, November 7 at 6 a.m. until around 6 a.m. the next morning, Daniel O’Keefe, principal of Cardinal Spellman High School, ran 100 miles continuously as a school fundraiser. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Wellman Avenue homeowner creates ghoulish haunted house

Frank Williams’ house offered a ghoulish display on Halloween. Read more…
Morris Park

Senator Klein votes at P.S. 108

Senator Jeff Klein casted his vote for re-election at P.S. 108 on Tuesday, November 4. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay local and nursing professor pens second textbook

A local Pelham Bay denizen and College of New Rochelle professor has written her second nursing textbook. Read more…
Van Nest

East Bronx History Forum and Van Nest Neighborhood Association host Veterans Day Ceremony

A Veterans Day ceremony was held in Van Nest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca, City Council Member for the Day venture to City Hall

‘Councilman James Vacca brought Marine veteran, Fordham University student and ‘City Council Member for the Day’ Joshua Adams to an event at City Hall on Thursday, October 23. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point Civic hosts wellness fair

A wellness fair was held at the Locust Point Civic Association. Read more…

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

NY Rising presents 12 ideas for east Bronx waterfront resiliency

There were suggestions made to improve the waterfront area resiliency of the eastern Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

ASPCA, 49th Precinct to host Pet Party in the 49th

If you live in the area served by the 49th Precinct, and own a pet, there is a ‘party’ planned for you. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Brand-new Hutchinson Campus opens in Montefiore

The Hutchinson Campus, a brand-new outpatient-friendly facility funded by Montefiore Health System, officially opened on Monday, November 10 at the Hutchinson Metro Center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

First African-American to attain Federal Reserve prominance speaks at SCA

St. Catharine Academy graduate speaks to the students on her success. Read more…

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Pelham Gardens

Interior renovations completed to Gold Crest’s patient rooms, entrance

Gold Crest Care Center has completed the first phase of its upgrades. Read more…
City Island

City Island Civic Association, Chamber visit Hart Island and take tour

Hart Island may be a step closer to becoming parkland. Read more…
Melrose

Melrose welcomes new Salvation Army Family Thrift Store

The Salvation Army’s Family Thrift Store celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, November 6, in Melrose. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx veteran groups hold Military Ball

State commanders representing veteran groups attended a military ball. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Artwork installation at Middletown Road #6 IRT Station

Middletown Road #6 IRT station’s rehabilitation nears its ‘last stop’ with an inauguration of permanent artwork installation on Sunday, October 26. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Vivadli Restaurant and Ballroom in Bayside Queens a short trip from Bronx on Throgs Neck Bridge

Vivaldi’s serves up modern Italian cuisine ithat captures the flavors of the four seasons. Read more…
Fordham

Fordham ranks 4th in nation for online Social Work Degree

Fordham University was ranked by OnlineU.org in their list of Best Value Online College Social Work Degrees for 2015. Read more…
Castle Hill

St. Raymond High School for Girls honors alumni and friends at 5th Annual Awards

A local catholic high school held its annual awards dinner recently. Read more…

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Clarification

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Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Veterans Day Parade a runaway success

Throggs Neck remembered its veteran’s sacrifices at this year’s parade. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

WLCA’s founder and longtime president Anthony Cannata dies

One of the founding members and a longtime president of the Waterbury LaSalle Community Association passed away at 88 years of age. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Throggs Neck veteran parade pays respect to our soldiers

The Throggs Neck Veterans Day Parade honors those that sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom. Read more…

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

City Island

City Island Chamber of Commerce holds 104th annual awards dinner

The City Island Chamber of Commerce honored six outstanding people, as well as new businesses, at their 104th annual awards. Read more…

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