YEAR IN REVIEW 2021 | Part I

Suffering through a pandemic-ridden 2020, 2021 was supposed to be a return to normalcy. Yet, there was more of the same as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to take its toll on the borough. There were some glimmers of change, however, with the rollout of the COVID vaccines citywide, the election of a new NYC mayor and a new historic Bronx borough president — the first female and first Black candidate elected to the position. The Bronx also had its fair share of protests, rallies and street renamings in what can only be described as an eventful, newsworthy year.

Here are just some of the headlines that appeared in the pages of the Bronx Times and Bronx Times Reporter in 2021.

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