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Bronx Times Reporter

Friday, July 17, 2009

Borough-wide

49th’s top cops get award

Burglars beware; the 49th precinct is cracking down on crime, with two burglary arrests earning three officers the June ‘Cop of the Month’ Award. Read more…
Borough-wide

Tomlinson residents rally against reversal

‘Don’t reverse, don’t make us road kill’ was the sign held by six-year-old Isabella Basile, to demonstrate her feelings during a rally against the potential reversal of Tomlinson Avenue. Read more…
Borough-wide

CB 11 calls hearing for Bx. River Pk. ramp

A public hearing has been called for residents demanding to know why the Birchall Avenue Bronx River Parkway entrance remains closed. Read more…
Borough-wide

St. Theresa’s first honors announced

In a special awards ceremony on Thursday, June 18, at St. Theresa School, students in grades 4 through 7 were named to The Principal’s List for achieving highest honors – an average of 95% or above – for the 4th quarter and for the whole 2008-2009 school year. Read more…
Borough-wide

Summer camp officially begins at P.S. 72

Let the summer fun begin! Excitement filled the schoolyard of P.S. 72 during the official kick off for the summer camp program on Monday, July 6. Read more…
Borough-wide

P.S. 71 grads accepted to Bronx Science

P.S. 71’s middle school academy will send a pair of young men to the Bronx High School of Science and a trio of young women to other specialized public high schools in the fall. The academy is only four years old and graduated its first class of eighth graders in 2008; none were accepted to Bronx Science, one of the best high schools in NYC. Read more…
Borough-wide

Civic groups offer plans for Jay Street’s future

A petition that circulated through the Ferry Point community calling for the creation of a community garden on a city-owned green space garnered some support recently, but there is still a disagreement among neighbors over what is best for the small parcel of land. Read more…

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Borough-wide

Mace resident fights for livable conditions

Feeling raindrops on your head would normally indicate you were outdoors, but for Bobi Brooks this is not the case. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx Green Middle School, M.S. 326, 2009 graduates

Congratulations to the graduates of Bronx Green Middle School, M.S. 326, on the Frank Whalen Campus. The grads are. Read more…
Borough-wide

4th of July blast

by Patrick Rocchio Read more…
Borough-wide

Center Stage rescued

Center Stage Community Playhouse, the oldest neighborhood theater in the Bronx and a Westchester Square institution, is saved. Members, patrons and shopkeepers raised $8,150 in two months to keep Center Stage afloat. The volunteer outfit asked for help in May following a sparsely attended 2008 season. Read more…
Borough-wide

S&E Market will treat you like family

Three established Throggs Neck businessmen are joining together in still another venture – a deli that one of the owners said will treat everyone who walks in the door as if they are family. Read more…
Borough-wide

Police close massage parlor

No more hanky panky. On the night of Thursday, June 25, the police department padlocked New Skin Spa, a beauty and massage parlor on E. Tremont Avenue near Coddington Avenue. Community Board 10 district manager Ken Kearns thanked the 45th Precinct; on Saturday, June 6, a raid netted a prostitution arrest and an unlicensed massage arrest at New Skin Spa. Read more…
Borough-wide

Fine Fare unveils classy improvements

Many food shoppers in Throggs Neck now have a much more enjoyable experience as they shop at Fine Fare at 3680 E. Tremont Avenue. Read more…
Borough-wide

Alternate side parking nixed after Vacca objects

In June, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Sanitation introduced alternate side parking on the west side of Emerson Avenue, the north side of Miles Avenue and the south side of Randall Avenue in Throggs Neck. Three weeks later, it was removed, DOT spokesman Monty Dean said. Read more…
Borough-wide

Workers win Stella D’oro strike, but factory to close

The stubborn confectionary workers who formed a picket line in Kingsbridge eleven months ago won a decisive victory on Tuesday, June 30 when a National Labor Relations Board judge ordered the Stella D’oro Biscuit Company to reinstate the workers and surrender back pay. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx filmmaker wins student Oscar Award

A filmmaker from Allerton has achieved his dream of creating a short movie recognized nationally as one of the best student films. Read more…
Borough-wide

Dolores Fernandez named to Board of Education

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., announced the appointment of Dr. Dolores Fernandez as the Bronx representative on the newly reconstituted Board of Education, effective following the sunset of mayoral control on July 1. Read more…
Arts

Diaz, Klein deliver an explosive fireworks display

If you thought Bronx Week was an explosive way to celebrate the borough, this year’s New York Salutes America left you filled with wonder. Read more…
Arts

Bruckner Bar and Grill hosts Bronx SNL

Live from the Bronx, it’s Saturday Night! Read more…
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