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Bronx Times The Bronx Times is the leading digital and print news source of the Bronx, covering every corner of the NYC borough. You can get the Bronx Times in your inbox: http://bit.ly/3f8f23G

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Publisher: Laura Guerriero
Editor: John Collazzi

Assignment Editor/Reporter: Patrick Rocchio
Photo Editor/Reporter: Robert Wirsing
Reporter: Alex Mitchell



Administrator: Donna Wilson

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Citi Bike is offering free one-day passes to new riders on Saturday as part of the city DOT's Car-Free Earth Day Celebra...
04/22/2022
Citi Bike to offer free one-day passes for new riders tomorrow, while geographical limits cut out east Bronxites – Bronx Times

Citi Bike is offering free one-day passes to new riders on Saturday as part of the city DOT's Car-Free Earth Day Celebration. New riders can put the code CARFREE22 into the Citi Bike app to receive unlimited 30-minute rides for 24 hours.

New Citi Bike riders in the Bronx can try the bicycle-sharing app for free on Saturday, but the program doesn't span the whole borough.

When lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Monday to resume the remainder of a legislative session that concludes on ...
04/22/2022
As state lawmakers return to Albany, battles over budget-excluded housing reforms reignite – Bronx Times

When lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Monday to resume the remainder of a legislative session that concludes on June 2, many eyes will be fixed on the fate of legislation that has deep ramifications for renters and landlords.

Housing reform has seen its fair share of victories -- in the $220 billion statewide spending plan was a strengthened Emergency Rental Assistance Protection

Scientists warn that without a change in development practices — which is aggressively accounting for large spikes in th...
04/22/2022
EARTH DAY | America’s open spaces are vanishing; NY has lost 344 square miles since 2002: report – Bronx Times

Scientists warn that without a change in development practices — which is aggressively accounting for large spikes in the U.S. population — by Earth Day 2025 the U.S. could lose the equivalent of 17 Washington, D.C.-sized parcels of open space.

Nationally, a new study tallies a total of at least 68,000 square miles of vanished open spaces over that same time, with the heaviest losses in

Six Bronx bus lines are set for an all-electric upgrade, as Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Earth Day the MTA's deploymen...
04/22/2022
Six Bronx bus lines are going electric. Is your route included in MTA’s zero-emission bus fleet upgrade? – Bronx Times

Six Bronx bus lines are set for an all-electric upgrade, as Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Earth Day the MTA's deployment of 60 zero-emission electric buses at six bus depots across the five boroughs, including the Kingsbridge Bus Depot.

Six Bronx bus lines are set for an all-electric upgrade, as Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Earth Day the MTA's deployment of 60 zero-emission electric buses

Two Bronx roadways, Longfellow Avenue and Kelly Street, will be car-free, the city Department of Transportation announce...
04/22/2022
With few active and operational Open Streets, the Bronx gains two more in city’s car-free program – Bronx Times

Two Bronx roadways, Longfellow Avenue and Kelly Street, will be car-free, the city Department of Transportation announced as part of the city's 21-street expansion for its Open Streets initiative, which first launched in 2020 during the pandemic.

Two Bronx roadways, Longfellow Avenue and Kelly Street, will be car-free, the city Department of Transportation announced as part of the city's 21-street

As Sandra Clayton sat under the spotlight of a Wednesday noontime congressional hearing on efforts to improve fire safet...
04/20/2022
Sandra Clayton’s life changed on Jan. 9. Now she’s pushing Congress to prevent fires like Twin Parks North West – Bronx Times

As Sandra Clayton sat under the spotlight of a Wednesday noontime congressional hearing on efforts to improve fire safety more than three months after the Jan. 9 Twin Parks North West building fire, she recounted how her life changed forever that day.

As Sandra Clayton sat under the spotlight of a Wednesday noontime congressional hearing on efforts to improve fire safety in federally-assisted housing more

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, FreshDirect has seen its impact materialize into expansion opportunities beyond NYC's borde...
04/19/2022
Online grocery delivery service FreshDirect eyes expanded reach in New York as they juggle perception – Bronx Times

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, FreshDirect has seen its impact materialize into expansion opportunities beyond NYC's borders as supermarket inflation prices drive patrons away from their aisles and food insecurity becomes a rising trend.

When FreshDirect finalized its relocation from Long Island City to the South Bronx in 2018 — erecting a state-of-the-art facility in Port Morris with shadows

City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr. is proposing a bill that would require the city Department of Health and Mental ...
04/19/2022
Salamanca Jr. bill would require city Health Department letter grades for NYC school cafeterias, kitchens – Bronx Times

City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr. is proposing a bill that would require the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish a letter grading system for sanitary conditions of school cafeterias and kitchens.

Parents and guardians may soon be able to see grades, not of their children's academic performance, but rather the cleanliness of their school's cafeterias

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Last month, hundreds of tenants from six buildings in the Bronx won a major victory after New York State’s Division of Homes and Community Renewal denied their landlord's application to deregulate their apartments. But the tenants' fight isn't over: Their landlord hasn’t paid Con Ed since at least the fall of 2021, putting tenants at risk of being left without heat, cooking gas, running elevators and electricity in the common areas of the building. Read more via Bronx Times:
Among the five boroughs of New York City, the Bronx had the second-highest number of new HIV diagnoses in 2020, and the highest percentage of HIV deaths. Over that same time frame, HIV testing dropped sharply due to the COVID pandemic. via Bronx Times
April is #NationalDonateLifeMonth — every 15 hours someone dies waiting for an organ transplant in NY state. In a Bronx Times article, Montefiore Einstein Clinical Manager, Organ and Tissue Donation Services, Leonides Trevino, explains, through organ and tissue donation initiatives, our goal is to increase donations in the Bronx, and help to alleviate the donor shortage. Read the full article to learn about the need for organ donors in our area and the educational events and donor registry drives Mr. Trevino is leading during Donate Life Month: https://bronxvoiceny.blogspot.com/2022/03/organ-donation-extending-life-hope.html. #MontefioreEintein #OrganDonation
#OrangeBankAndTrust was proud to sponsor a $1,500 scholarship awarded to Chelsea Kennedy of Bronx Aerospace High School at the #WomenOfDistinction event hosted by The New Bronx Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 16th year, the Women’s History Month Women of Distinction event series awards partial college scholarships to high-achieving female students attending public, private and charter high schools around the Bronx. Learn more about the Bronx Chamber of Commerce Foundation Women of Distinction scholarships at the Bronx Times: https://bit.ly/37FOk1N
Police have arrested an 18-year-old Brooklyn woman accused of siccing her boyfriend to fatally shoot a man who she alleged was “standing too close” to her at a Dunkin’ in the Bronx last month. via Bronx Times
Fordham University graduate workers became the latest New York-based employees to successfully unionize in a landslide 299-15 vote — forming a union with the Communications Workers of America in an official National Labor Relations Board election on Thursday. via Bronx Times
An argument over a clogged toilet ended in one person's death last month at an apartment in the Morris Houses in the Bronx. via Bronx Times
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The campus of ArchCare at San Vincente de Paul Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, providing care to individuals and families in the Bronx via a nursing home, assisted living program and Program of All-Inclusive Care for Elders (PACE), received a $5.2 million grant from New York State. The grant funds will be invested back into the community, furthering its access to and quality of health care. Read the Bronx Times article on this great accomplishment! 💰 https://www.bxtimes.com/archcare-at-san-vicente-de-paul-to-receive-5-2m-grant-and-invest-in-community/ #TogetherWeCan #Bronx
Had the pleasure of writing an Op-Ed for the Bronx Times to which I called out my opponent Michael Benedetto on his changing views of Mayoral Control. We need leaders who put the people first and not their political party! - https://loom.ly/B0g0FR4 #Alquattlebaum4NY #Riseaboveit #Mayoralcontrol #Mayoralaccountability