Bronx Times Reporter

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009

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Fr. Pergjini, new pastor, ready to guide St. Lucy’s

A new pastor has come into St. Lucy’s Parish, providing spiritual guidance and directing the church in a new bold direction. Read more…
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49th October Cops of the Month

Police Officer Ivanne Vizcarrondo and Police Officer William Castillo of the 49th Precinct received the October Cop of the Month Award, sponsored by Senator Jeff Klein, during the 49th Precinct Community Council meeting held on Tuesday, October 27. Read more…
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P.S. 83 class plants daffodils in remembrance of Sept. 11

On Wednesday, October 21 students in the fifth grade at P.S. 83 planted daffodils near the front of the school’s annex in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 tragedy. Read more…
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Lydig’s rough speed humps now gentler

Drivers, as well as passengers, on Lydig Avenue, between Paulding and Colden avenues will soon be enjoying a smoother ride, thanks to the flattening out of two rough speed humps near each intersection. Read more…
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Bronx Veterans’ Day Parade Celebration

There used to be a parade in the Bronx. I used to march there,” said Pat Devine, a Vietnam veteran, recalling a time when the veterans of former wars were honored on the Grand Concourse. “Our veterans should never be forgotten and that’s why it was important to bring the parade here to Throggs Neck.” Read more…
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Ready, Set, Parent! Program added to JMC Maternity Unit

Jacobi Medical Center recently became the first hospital in New York City to welcome the Ready, Set, Parent! Program onto its Maternity Unit. Ready, Set, Parent! is a hospital-based, award-winning parent education program designed by EPIC- Every Person Influences Children and Baker Victory Services (BVS) which focuses on the parent’s role in promoting developmental growth in their babies. The program is funded by the New York State Health Foundation. Read more…
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Friends of Woodlawn explore county’s legacy

This Sunday, November 8, Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery and Westchester County Historical Society will explore Westchester’s legacy at the burial ground with a special program and tour. Read more…
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Duo preys on seniors

Detectives are still after the dastardly duo that robbed senior homeowners in Zerega, Pelham Bay and Throggs Neck. Last spotted in southern Brooklyn, the two men run a utility scam. George John, 29, a 5-foot-8 160 pound white male, poses as a “water department” or utility worker to distract seniors. His partner, a 5-foot-7 230 pound white male not yet identified, slips in to pocket cash and jewelry, a 45th Precinct detective said. Read more…
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TN resident helps fight child abuse

A Throggs Neck resident has demonstrated that one person can affect the lives of many. Read more…
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Cookies for Kids’ Cancer holiday bazaar

The fourth annual Christmas bazaar at Jeanne Jugan Residence on Saturday, November 14 includes a Cookies for Kids’ Cancer bake sale with proceeds going to pediatric cancer research. Read more…
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Morris Park Dental hosts Halloween candy buy back

Kids who have a sweet tooth were able to avoid cavities and decay by bringing their Halloween candy to Morris Park Dental. Read more…
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Stella D’oro workers refuse to quit

It appears that no one will rescue Stella D’oro, not even El Commandante. Brynwood Partners, the Connecticut-based firm that sold the Stella D’oro brand in September, has rebuffed offers for its legendary Kingsbridge cracker and cookie factory, among those a bid from the socialist president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez. Read more…
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Penn Station added to NYBG train show

The holiday season is full of family traditions, and the Holiday Train Show is one of the most eagerly anticipated. The amazing display of New York landmark replicas created out of plant materials and enlivened by model trains returns to the New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, November 21, with familiar favorites from seasons past and spectacular additions to enchant audiences anew. Beloved by people of all ages, the popular exhibition will be on display in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory through January 10, 2010. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 2, 2009

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Spotlight on Pelham Parkway landlord as tenants protest

Tenants on Cruger Avenue in Pelham Parkway South and on Wallace Avenue in Allerton have enlisted the Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation and Councilman James Vacca to pressure landlord Richard Laubsch for repairs. Read more…
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Group home nixed

Community Board 11 has voted to reject a proposal for a group home that has applied to open in Pelham Gardens. Read more…
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Senator Klein hosts graffiti roundtable

Civic leaders and legal experts sat down with Senator Jeff Klein on Wednesday, October 7 to formulate an anti-graffiti plan for the 34th Senate District, in particular Community Board 10 and Community Board 11. Read more…
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Out2Play designs, builds new P.S. 71 playground

Thomas Whelan grinned as he bounced onto the new jungle gym at P.S. 71. Decades of Pelham Bay students have made do with a bare asphalt playground. Not Whelan. Read more…
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Chamber shines light on domestic violence

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum at its headquarters on Friday, October 16 to raise awareness for domestic violence victims and garner support for aiding battered women. Read more…
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Schley Ave. developer may construct a marina

The Board of Standards and Appeals granted a developer the right to build on a waterfront parcel of land that includes an unmapped street, but according to Community Board 10 the matter may be subject to further review by the Department of City Planning. Read more…
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Mom helps parents of visually impaired youngsters

It was 2003. Jeannette Christie of Throggs Neck had to choose. Go to work in Manhattan or escort her legally blind son to a performance at the New York Institute for Special Education (NYISE) on Pelham Parkway. Read more…
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Young women learn accountability

An innovative new program that teaches young women about self-respect and the respecting the rights of others has come to St. Catharine Academy. Read more…
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School District 8 CEC incomplete

Community Education Council 8 held its second “meet the candidates” event on Tuesday, November 27 in an attempt to plug four empty spots. Read more…
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Convicted 15 years later

District Attorney Robert T. Johnson announced that a jury convicted a 43-year-old Florida man of murder in the stabbing death of a Bronx man 15 years ago, in February 1994. Read more…
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Paradise Theater reopens

The famed art deco Paradise Theater reopened after two years with a concert on Saturday, October 25. It will be the first of many under its new management. Read more…

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