News

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

Borough-wide

Vacca Recalls Ferrer’s 9-11 CB 10 Visit

When Fernando Ferrer spent the afternoon and evening of what he thought would be the day he won the primary delivering relief items to places around the Bronx, one of the locations he visited was the Community Board 10 office on East Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Borough-wide

New World Trade Center Coming to Life

Many were unsure of the future of the World Trade Center after the tragic events of 9/11, but after ten years, construction is well underway to completely reconstruct one of the most important business districts in Manhattan. Read more…
Borough-wide

9/11 unforgettable for family of victims

For John Lynch, whose son Firefighter Michael Lynch passed away on 9/11, the loss never goes away, and the mourning is never final. Read more…
Borough-wide

Borough 9/11 Memorials Remember Fallen Bronxites

The pain of the attacks on September 11, 2001 was felt nationwide, and over the last ten years, the Bronx erected special monuments to remember those who tragically died. Read more…
Borough-wide

Country Club man builds Twin Towers model

One Country Club resident’s quest to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has inspired him to build two large reminders of what was lost that day. Read more…
Borough-wide

First Lutheran Church of TN Ends Annual 9/11 Service After This Year

One of the annual 9/11 memorial services in Throggs Neck is coming to an end after this year, but for all the right reasons, its organizers believe. Read more…
Borough-wide

Ferry Point Park Memorial Grove Remembers 9/11 Victims

The Ferry Point Park 9/11 Memorial Grove has dealt with many problems during its first year, but community activists are always determined to keep the memorial intact. Read more…
Borough-wide

Former BP Ferrer Recalls Canceled Mayoral Primary Experience on September 11, 2011

Fernando Ferrer started his day on September 11 the same way a lot of other New Yorkers did – by voting in the Democratic mayoral primary election. Ferrer, however, voted for himself. And he had plenty of reasons to feel good about it. The then-Bronx borough president was polling very well for both his party’s primary and the general election. A week earlier he had secured a major endorsement from 1199 SEIU New York’s Health and Human Services Union. Read more…
Borough-wide

Borough remembers 10th anniversary of 9/11

Our borough will remember friends and neighbors who perished on 9/11 with remembrances that have become part of the fabric of civic life in the past 10 years. Read more…
Borough-wide

City Council Members Remember 9/11

Although the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 had a major national impact, City Council members of the Bronx recall how much it affected their own districts. Read more…
Borough-wide

Congressman Crowley Reflects on 9-11

It was a day none of us will ever forget. Read more…
Borough-wide

Everyday Changes Since September 11, 2011

Reminders of the impact the events of September 11, 2001 had on American society are all around us today. Read more…
Borough-wide

PSAC II enhances 911 safety

Soon rising alongside where the Hutchinson River Parkway and Pelham Parkway meet will be a 9ll call center, which has a deep connection to the terrorist attacks on September 11th. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Pelham Parkway Residents Seek Library Name Change

Pelham Parkway residents are hoping to have the name of their local library changed soon. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Con Edison Work Slowing Down Local Businesses

On-going construction in Van Nest is beginning to aggravate local merchants who claim it is affecting their businesses. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

United Northern Opens Bronx Location, Donates Backpacks to P.S. 108

A Long Island-based mortgage banking company is not wasting any time helping the community after officially opening their first Bronx location. Read more…
Borough-wide

Parents Upset With Uniform Supplier Exchange

Customers of the borough’s main school-uniform supplier say the store has no problem sticking its patrons out in the pouring rain. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Arrest Made in Throggs Neck Shooting

A construction worker is recovering from a gunshot wound after trying to break up a fight between two teenagers in Throggs Neck, while a young neighborhood man remains behind bars. Read more…
Borough-wide

Public advocacy groups call on DOE to test leased school sites

Two public advocacy groups demanded that the city immediately test all 31 school sites that it leases in the wake of late notification of parents in the P.S. 51 toxic controversy. Read more…
Borough-wide

Rally Against Gun Violence In Wake of West Farms Shooting

Members of the West Farms community gathered en masse to show their outrage over a shooting that that left a two-year-old in critical condition, and a 20 year-old and 6-year-old in the hospital. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx Boys photo book captures grit of borough

A new digital photo book by acclaimed photographer Stephen Shames strives to capture the spirit of Fordham youth over a 20+ year period. Read more…
Borough-wide

SUNY Maritime Installs First Woman President

The torch of leadership at S.U.N.Y. Maritime College has been passed to Wendi Carpenter. Read more…
Borough-wide

EDC Solicits Bids for Kingsbridge Site

The New York City Economic Development Corporation believes the vacant 80,000 square-foot site north of West 230th Street between Broadway and the Major Deegan Expressway can be part of a thriving retail hub, and it wants to hear from a few developers who agree. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 71 new principal starts the year

For the first time in a decade, P.S. 71 has a new principal. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Knights sponser parade breakfast and mass

When marchers in 2011 Bronx Columbus Day steps off, many will have already met their Sunday religious obligations and been served breakfast thanks to the generosity of a local organization. Read more…
Borough-wide

11th Annual Car Show Hits Orchard Beach

For the eleventh straight year on a Sunday in September, the parking lot at Orchard Beach is going to be filled with beautiful, classic automobiles. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bus Driver Indicted, Pleads Not Guilty In I-95 Crash

The Bronx District Attorney’s office believes that the bus crash near exit 14 on I-95 which killed 15 passengers in March could have been avoided, and it could have been avoided by the bus’ driver. Read more…
Borough-wide

BCC Starts New Year With New President

The first thing new Bronx Community College president Dr. Carol Berotte Joseph noticed when she set foot on campus was the difficulty she had telling which building was which. They looked different enough, but without names in big letters, who besides a school expert could tell Butler Hall from Meister Hall. And if it was that tough for a 35-year veteran of academia, what would it be like for a freshman in his or her first day of college? Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein: Police Need to Know Where Ill Tenants Live

A Rhinelander Avenue building has created nothing but headaches over the last six months, and elected officials are doing whatever they can remedy the situation. Read more…
Borough-wide

Teen and Capital One Teach Parents Financial Literacy At P.S. 209

When Grand Concourse resident Michael Gray was a high school student at Fordham Leadership Academy, he participated in Capital One Bank’s Student Bankers financial literacy program. Read more…

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