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AECOM reports cancer relies on disease-fighting cells

The deadliest part of the cancer process, metastasis, appears to rely on help from macrophages, potent immune system cells that usually defend vigorously against disease, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University report. Read more…

Leipold (Scheuring) earns Teacher of Honor award

Dr. Malissa Ann Leipold, nee Scheuring, assistant professor at Iona College, recently earned Teacher of Honor designation from Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor society in Education. As the 19th recipient of the award this year, Leipold joins a small group of remarkable educators who have been recognized with this honor. Read more…

Jacobi celebrates 2nd WeCOACH graduation

Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital recently celebrated their 2nd WeCOACH Graduation Ceremony on August 6. WeCOACH, which stands for Community Older Adults Care about their Health, is an evidence-based initiative designed to address chronic conditions among seniors over the age of 60 by enrolling them in a six week fitness program. Read more…

Sidewalk tree repairs are lagging: Vacca

In 2007, the city embarked on MillionTreesNYC. Its admirable goal: a million new trees planted by 2030. Trees are great for shade and fresh air. Trees are beautiful. Read more…

BronxNet’s logo search taps youthful imagination

Shouldn’t you have a say in what you watch? Bronx youth are now being given the opportunity to name and design a logo for a BronxNet channel dedicated to youth, created by youth, for youth. Read more…

Burglary arrest in the 49th Pct.

With all the hardships business owners are facing today, burglary should not be one of them. The 49th precinct has made another phenomenal arrest of two individuals breaking into a commercial establishment. Read more…

49th Precinct makes arrest for possession of a weapon

There is one less gun on the street thanks to the efforts of the 49th Precinct, recently arresting two individuals by the Pelham Parkway Houses. Read more…

Dedication set to honor Mother Teresa

Residents and persons inspired or touched by the life and work of Mother Teresa are invited this weekend to honor her legacy during the dedication of Mother Teresa Way. Read more…

Events center around Hudson’s arrival

In this summer heat, the Aquatic Garden at Wave Hill truly begins to come into its own, making it the perfect destination for a tour on Thursday or Saturday or the Family Art Project on Saturday or Sunday, while Glyndor Gallery provides a cool counterpoint to the lush gardens, a place to absorb a variety of media and viewpoints that all center on the Native American experience of Henry Hudson’s arrival. Read more…

Klein: V’Nest needs a bank

Will the outcry for a bank in the Van Nest area finally be answered? Read more…

Red Bulls goalkeeper reps Castle Hill

Call him the Jennifer Lopez of Major League Soccer. New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul, acquired from the Colorado Rapids in June, hails from Lopez’ old neighborhood – Castle Hill. Read more…

Homeowner told: get rid of  the junk

Neighbors charge a property owner appears to be operating an auto repair business on his premises. Read more…

Bronx Y to host Annual Bon Appetit gala

The Bronx YMCA will celebrate its the 3rd Annual Bon Appétit Event at the Bronx YMCA, located on 2 Castle Hill Avenue, on September 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. This event brings you a selection food and wine from some of the best restaurants in the Bronx and beyond. This event will help the branch continue to provide children and teems a place to come after school for safe, productive activities that encourage and support academic performance, help to build their self-esteem and develop healthy lifestyles. Read more…

Tall grass an unsightly mess

Grass four to five feet tall at the Bruckner Expressway-Pelham Parkway cloverleaf has presented serious problems for drivers for many years. Read more…

Graffiti tags sour prime shopping area

Months ago, Pelham Parkway South Neighborhood Association president Edith Blitzer sounded the alarm. Graffiti on Holland Avenue, Cruger Avenue, Brady Avenue, Maran Place and White Plains Road had exploded. Read more…

Zerega shooting

A police investigation is ongoing in Zerega where a young male was killed earlier this month. Read more…

Vice Unit slams Bobbie’s Cafe Lounge

The Bronx NYPD Vice Unit busted into Bobbie’s on Thursday, August 13 and shuttered the Hone Avenue cafe lounge. Bobbie’s has generated a number of complaints, 49th Precinct Captain John Greeley said. He recently asked the vice unit to step in. Read more…

Enjoy lush aquatic gardens and a salute to the tomato

Now that real summer weather seems to have arrived, expect to find the gardens especially lush, making a walk in the Aquatic Garden on Thursday a perfect outing and Glyndor Gallery a refreshing alternative indoors. Start off in the cool early hours with Tai Chi or Yoga on the lawns, and then graduate to brunch in the Cafe, where the Tomato Festival offers a toast to one of the plump stars of the season. Read more…
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