Wednesday, July 2, 2008


Lehman softball star to attend Hunter

Domenica Regina, a senior and soon-to-be graduate from Herbert H. Lehman High School, has been a member of the girls softball team as pitcher for three years. Her first year ended as soon as it started with severe facial injuries which required reconstructive surgery and left her unable to play that season. But, she came back full force in her second year with 12 wins and 1 losses, and was given the honor of MVP that season. She ended this year with 14 wins and 4 losses. Read more…
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Garden accents for senior space

Aging in America Community Services recently cut the ribbon on a new senior program facility that has brightened a much-used corner at 1500 Pelham Parkway South. Read more…
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Benedetto’s tips on keeping kids safe in the summer season

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto met with parents and children at the final dismissal of P.S. 14 before the summer break, to hand out first aid kits and discuss summer safety tips. Read more…
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Vacca ends homeowner’s 13-year flood ordeal

The installation of a catch basin on one Country Club street has ended a 13-year-old ordeal between one local homeowner and the Department of Transportation. Read more…
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Local groups recognized for superior effort

The annual Neighborhood Awards Reception recently served as an evening of appreciation for the 19 Bronx organizations that received special recognition from the Citizens Committee for New York City for their commitment and dedication to community improvement. Read more…
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Vacca and Benjamin to Mayor: Keep centers open

Councilman James Vacca released the following statement in response to the final budget adoption and a published report indicating that the mayor now plans to turn his attention to modernizing senior centers. Read more…
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Klein prompts DOT study of PB streets

A dangerous intersection in Pelham Bay may soon be receiving some much-needed relief in the form of a three-way intersection, if a traffic study prompted by Senator Jeff Klein and the community yields the desired result. Read more…
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Around Town

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town. Read more…

Police Blotter

40th PCT. Read more…

Books gathered for Philippines

Can you imagine life without books? That would be hard for students and teachers at the Academy of Mount St. Ursula to do. In the United States we are fortunate to have books readily available. Even if we don’t have the means to buy our own books, we don’t have to go much further than our local public library to borrow them. Read more…

Scanlan’s Sister Linda Bonasera dies

Sister Linda Bonasera, OP, a member of the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary, Sparkhill, NY, died on June 2 in Einstein Hospital. The entire Monsignor Scanlan High School community is deeply saddened by her loss. Read more…

Assemblyman Peter Rivera proposes 4-day school week

Assemblyman Peter Rivera recently announced an amendment to legislation he introduced in 2006 that would temporarily remove the diesel fuel tax paid by school bus operators, while adding a plan for a four-day school week statewide. Read more…

Building receives  recognition

The Rebekah Rehab and Extended Care Center, at 1072 Havemeyer Avenue, was one of four extended-term care settings to receive recent recognition in Long-Term Living Architectural Showcase 2008 magazine, a national publication featuring the best of designs for the aging. Read more…

At Jacobi, pain monitor measures unconsciousness

Pain tops the list of concerns for most of us about to undergo an operation.  Read more…

SUNY Maritime professors suggest waterway upgrade

The New York City Economic Development Corporation recently announced the findings of its Maritime Support Services Location Study, which was commissioned to SUNY Maritime College by NYCEDC and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Read more…

Vacca to Mayor: Keep centers open

Councilman James Vacca released the following statement in response to the final budget adoption and a published report indicating that the mayor now plans to turn his attention to modernizing senior centers. Read more…

Food Factory readies for grand opening

A new restaurant catering to the Zerega Industrial business community will be arriving on the scene to provide gourmet food for all kinds of palates. Read more…

Bronx Underground to revolutionize borough’s music scene

A new dance scene is revolutionizing the south Bronx and featuring one Throggs Neck band looking to expand its local fan base.  Read more…

Vandals invade vacant house

A home on Sampson Avenue, which has remained vacant for the past five years, was opened and occupied by vandals for two weeks before steps were taken to secure the property. Read more…

Monday, June 30, 2008

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Throggs Neck Merchants Association

Graduation time is here. The Throggs Neck Merchants Association would like to congratulate all of the graduates from all of our local schools in Throggs Neck.   Read more…
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Samuel Young Legion Post 620

Hello all! Read more…
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Community Board #10

The Waterbury-LaSalle Community Association brought to the attention of Bronx Community Board 10, plans to construct multi-family dwelling at 3030 Middletown Read more…
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Korony American Legion Post 253

See your veteran’s community activities here. Call (347) 672-4918. The Board of Education, Post 1088, will have their annual rafting trip, July 18, at Barryville, NY. Call Pedro at (718) 992-5650 for sign-up information. The Hawkins Post, City Island, has a special box out front where you can drop off old, unusable American flags for proper disposal. Barbecue at Sam Young Post on June 29. Read more…
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Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

It is over a year that St. Paul Avenue was reversed without the knowledge of the community. We, the residents of Pelham Bay became aware of the reversal after it was done.  Two separate petitions were submitted after the reversal, angrily objecting to the change of direction of  half of St. Paul Ave. without the taxpaying residents having a voice in opposition. 640 taxpaying Pelham Bay residents signed  petitions stating their vehement disapproval for what was unfairly done to our community. Read more…
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Waterbury Lasalle Community Association

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Ferry Point Civic Association

The Ferry Point Civic Association has notified Community Board 10 regarding trucks traveling down Senger Place. These trucks are not Holt Construction vehicles. They have been connected to the Ferry Point Landfill/Golf Course. Also, a correction to the information we received from CB 10 regarding the Hutchinson River Parkway Service Road S. closing. The road will be closed between Schley Avenue and Senger Place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. while exterior panels are set into place. This will begin mid-week of June 23 and last approximately one week. Read more…

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