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Bronx Times Reporter

Saturday, May 22, 2010


49th Precinct calling on all artists

The 49th Precinct station house just doesn’t look like it is part of the NYPD, its new captain said, and many people who pass by are not even aware that it is a police precinct. Now the commands’s new leader is calling on the artistic skills of the community to create a sign welcoming the public to the precinct, which should be large enough to alert people that there is indeed a police precinct on Eastchster Road. Read more…

Vibano’s Trattoria opens on Ampere Avenue

The boys of Barino’s have entered the restaurant business. Read more…

Lonhengrin Place finally paving

A one block stretch of Lohengrin Place, which was riddled with pot holes, is now paved and has officially joined the rest of Country Club on the city’s officialmap. For years, the street was full of pot holes and had an uneven pavement, and its sewers were not even maintained by the city. Read more…

Senior gets unfair ticket dismissed

Motorists are fed up with parking tickets, and fed up with the bureaucracy that makes it hard for them to contest a ticket when they believe they are in the right. Read more…

Carroccetto honored on Crosby Avenue

A Pelham Bay cheese man who ran a store that was a fixture in the community for two generations was honored with Read more…

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


TOTS dedicates new playground for tots

Last Saturday, May 1, These Our Treasures, Inc (TOTS) opened and dedicated a new playground in what was a happy and emotional ceremony for parents and friends of the preschool that TOTS runs for children with disabilities. Read more…

Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Fight to save Van Nest post office renewed

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand added her name to a chorus of voices urging the United States Postal Service to keep the Van Nest Post Office open. Read more…

Agents guard own vehicles on Westchester Square

It appears someone has decided to prey on NYPD Traffic agents. Now the agents are guarding their personal cars, which hog valuable parking spaces along a stretch of Westchester Square, on the taxpayer’s dollar. Read more…

Van Nest school may be named after hero firefighters

When the new Van Nest school building on Bronxdale Avenue opens next fall, it may bear the name of two brave firefighters who gave their lives to save others in an illegally subdivided apartment building in 2005. Read more…
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