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Big Ride Through Little New York

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

The Holiday Train Show has returned to the New York Botanical Garden to take visitors of all ages on a magical ride. The show, which feature new miniature city landmarks and a collection of railway trains and trolleys, runs through Jan 19.

Tears for a Bronx Parish

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Tears and questions echoed from the pews of the historic Shrine Church of Saint Ann in Norwood as Rev. Francis Scanlon announced last weekend that the Catholic church will close for regular worship by next year. 

St. Ann’s parishioners will now have to celebrate Masses and sacraments alongside the congregation at St. Brendan Church on East 206th Street, according a letter from the Archdiocese of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan. “I read this letter to you with great sadness and many, many questions,” a tearful Scanlon told his parish at weekend Masses. The merger is slated for August 2015.

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The Great Pumpkins Arrive

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

There are tall ones, short ones and even a pumpkin weighing more than two thousand pounds at the New York Botanical Garden’s Halloween exhibit. These spooky pumpkins came to life in the fourth annual Haunted Pumpkin Garden. The featured zombie pumpkin was shaped by master carver Ray Villafane from Food Network’s “Halloween Wars. “

Housing For Homeless Veterans

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

A 17-unit housing development on Bathgate Avenue opened its doors to veterans in September. So far, 14 of the 17
studio apartments in the Bridge Gardens complex are housing veterans who were once homeless.

The U.S. Department of Housing  and Urban Development (HUD) estimates there are about 2,000 homeless veterans in New York City and nearly 50,000 nationwide. Still, there’s been a 33 percent decrease in the number of homeless veterans since 2010.

Subway Help is on the Way

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Food for All at Hunts Point

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Outcry Against Youth Violence

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Pre-K Scramble in the Bronx

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The Voice of the Bronx

Saturday, April 12th, 2014