Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca rails against Holland Ave SRO

Councilman Jimmy Vacca has got a bone to pick with property owners in the lower Morris Park area who are converting their one- and two-family homes into Single Room Occupancy dwellings. Read more…
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Graffiti on rise in Pel. Bay W. Sq., Zerega

With graffiti vandals able to climb and scale tall structures to find out of the way, yet visible places, to spray urban scrawl, community leaders are scratching their heads as to what to do next in the war against blight. Read more…
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MP Library’s 2nd Anniversary: record usage

The doors continuously streamed with people as community leaders, members, library officials and staff gathered on Wednesday, August 27, at the Morris Park Branch Library to celebrate its second year anniversary. Read more…
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Memorial march to mark anniversary of drunk-driving death

Remembering a lost loved one, family and friends will gather at Pelham Parkway South, between Barnes and Wallace avenues, on Saturday, September 20, at 11 a.m. for a memorial march in honor of drunken driving victim Ian Dawson. Read more…
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Verizon union rallies for Square facility

On Wednesday, September 10, angry Verizon workers will join together in opposition of the proposed sale of the 60,000 square foot facility in Westchester Square. Read more…
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Drunk driver destroys fence, wrecks 2 cars

A startling drunk-driving crash destroyed a canopied fence and concrete barrier of a Waterbury-LaSalle home, and stopped just short of a porch where it’s residents usually enjoy the summer weather. Read more…
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St. Paul Avenue traffic-flow controversy revs up

In what is becoming an ongoing saga, residents of St. Paul Avenue and the surrounding blocks are still fighting over what was a change in direction for the street over two years ago. Read more…

Dog-fight defendants to court

Seven men collared in a dog fight ring in June are headed to court, with animal lovers vowing to fight to make sure that swift justice follows all who dare to break the law by hosting or participating in dog fights. Read more…

Morris Mesa Playground opens

After over a year of construction and close to $800,000 in donations, the highly anticipated Morris Mesa Playground finally opened to the public on Wednesday, August 6. Read more…

Park renovation spruces up S. Bronx neighborhood

Sounds of laughing children proved a promising future for the newly remodeled Mullaly Park as community members and elected officials cut its ribbon on Friday, August 22. Read more…

Students learn filmmaking

The next Martin Scorsese may be located right in the Bronx, among a group of teens who took their summer off from school as an opportunity to learn filmmaking. Read more…

City’s student failure plan is criticized

Local residents feel the Department of Education has little hope for students throughout the northwest Bronx. Read more…

Bon Secours adds parking lot

Bon Secours New York Health System, on the nine-acre campus that encompasses Schervier Nursing Care Center, the independent-living Schervier Apartments and several other buildings, is creating a parking lot on its property to help relieve some of the parking congestion in the Riverdale area around Schervier, since parking is at such a premium in this area. Read more…

BCC student to play role in Olympic’s ad

Admiration turned to dedication when one local athlete ran beside his role model during the recent filming of an Olympic commercial in Athens, Greece. Read more…

Parks cuts ribbon on West Bronx ball field

The New York Yankees are not the only ones getting a new ball field in the Bronx. Read more…

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

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