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Covering: Van Nest, Morris Park, Pelham Gardens, Allerton, Castle Hill, Pelham Parkway, City Island, Westchester Square, Locust Point, Silver Beach, Edgewater Park, Ferry Point Park, Throggs Neck, Spencer Estate, Country Club, Pelham Bay


Bar’s liquor license approved, to dismay of some

At a meeting of Community Board 11 on Thursday, June 24, the Van Nest/lower Morris Park night spot Mangia e Bevi, which had come under fire from community members, nonetheless got its liquor license. Read more…

New Parking Available In Westchester Square

A new, two-story parking facility may help alleviate the parking nightmare in Westchester Square. Read more…

CB 10 votes to reopen Harding Ave. onramp

Community Board 10 has voted to reopen an entrance to the Throgs Neck Expressway at Harding Avenue for four hours during weekend evenings hours in order to aid a local catering hall. The new plan has the board also requesting signage that would seek to curtail trucks cutting through residential streets. Read more…

Do You Remember

The White Cross Fishing Club was established on December 18, 1898 when a dozen men gathered at Hohler’s Hall, located at 3027 Third Avenue between 155th and 156th Streets to talk about one of their […] Read more…

Family Fun Day on July 10

Family Fun Day is once again coming to The Playground for All Children in Pelham Bay Park. This year’s annual event looks to build on the success of last year’s extravaganza for kids and their families, which drew over 1,000 people. Read more…

Crossway pastor appeals removal

Pastor Mark Gregori has filed an appeal with the New York District Office of the Assemblies of God, stating that he is innocent of any alleged wrongdoing. He contends the charge of inappropriate behavior by three female members of his congregation is false.. Read more…

Group focuses on City Islands’s quality of life concerns

A group on City Island has organzed with the goal of improving the quality of life for those who reside on and visit the island community. So far, the group called, Take Back Our Island, has people talking, but their mission is much the same as the City Island Civic Association. Read more…

Cat adoption and workshop July 31

Residents of Throggs Neck, Country Club, and elsewhere have noticed an increase in the number of feral cats. Now a free workshop will give people the chance to do the humane thing and help control cat overpopulation. Read more…

“Yield to pedestrian” signs installed

By fighting for safety signage at a busy intersection that claimed the life of his mother in a horrible auto accident more than a year ago, Robert Pace can now claim a small victory by making the intersection safer for pedestrians in the future. Read more…

“Ring road” partially paved

Residents of the Ferry Point community are happy to see that a contractor working for the MTA has partially paved the “ring road” that loops under the Whitestone Bridge. This is because the road provides increased access from their community to streets and highways beyond it. Read more…
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