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Bronx Times Reporter

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Borough-wide

Owner set to build

The area of White Plains Road, destroyed by a devastating three-alarm fire last year, is preparing to break ground for construction this week. Read more…
Borough-wide

A good ‘tude lands a job

By Mariana Ayerbe Read more…
Borough-wide

A-N-M Beauty wins battle to remain open

After the almost certain eviction of A-N-M Beauty Supply & Variety Store, the popular East Tremont store will continue to service Throggs Neck until 2011. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx River Arts Center offers classes

The Bronx River Art Center, located at 1087 East Tremont Avenue, announces its 2009 Spring session of free art classes for youth, teens and young adults ages 9 to 21. Youth Classes are held Mon. to Fri., 4 to 6 pm and Sat., 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Read more…
Borough-wide

TN’er hits home run building new Yankee Stadium

As a lifelong Yankees fan, Joe Byrne has always looked forward to Opening Day in the Bronx, having attended the last 25 straight home openers, and several others before that. Read more…
Borough-wide

Burglars target Asian-owned businesses

A rash of nighttime burglaries in the 45th Precinct may be targeting Asian-owned businesses. Read more…

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Borough-wide

Morris Park businesses counsel veterans

Many veterans come home to no home. On Monday, February 2, volunteers Johnnie Williams and Carmine Mezzacappa organized a Veterans Helping Veterans real estate symposium for patients at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center on Kingsbridge Road. Read more…
Borough-wide

Vacca proposes tech grants for private schools

Councilman Jimmy Vacca held out hope that Mayor Bloomberg would change budget rules forbidding members of the City Council from allocating discretionary funds for technology improvements at Catholic and private schools. Read more…
Borough-wide

DOT: ‘No’ St. Theresa stop sign

Pelham Bay resident Frank Tranchese, St. Theresa School principal Josephine Fanelli and Senator Jeffrey Klein asked the city’s Department of Transportation for stop signs where St. Theresa Avenue meets Pilgrim Avenue. Motorists careen down St. Theresa from Westchester Avenue. School children and elderly churchgoers use the street. Tranchese collected more than 300 signatures. Read more…
Arts

NYBG plans renovation of Waring gate

The New York Botanical Garden is in the early stages of plans for a new and improved pathway leading in from the Waring Avenue entry gate. Read more…
Arts

BCC Foundation to host gala

The Bronx Community College Foundation will hold its annual Gala Awards Dinner, Celebrating BCC: Progress and Promise, at the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, on Thursday, April 2. Those to be honored as part of the evening program include Jay Hershenson, senior vice chancellor for university relations and secretary of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York; BCC graduate M. Monica Sweeney, M.D., assistant commissioner for the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; and Alice P. Fuller, dean of faculty and academic affairs at Bronx Community College. Read more…
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