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Bronx Times Reporter

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


VN Park Receives More Funding for Future Renovations

Additional funding has assured that Van Nest Playground will soon receive its long-awaited renovations. Read more…

TNVAC Receives Anonymous Donation, Paints Mural

The Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps. recently received a $5,000 anonymous donation with just one condition: that they paint a mural on their garage door showcasing the work they do. Read more…

Spencer Estate Street Named for Al Ranieri

Al Ranieri loved his community and now a street in spencer estate will bear his name. Read more…

Van Nest Post Office Set to Close August 12th

The United States Postal Service has ruffled the feathers of community members who rallied to show their support for keeping the Van Nest Post Office opened. Read more…

Mets Players Hold Softball Clinic at M.S. 101

The Mets came to the Bronx for the Subway Series this past weekend, but earlier in the week, players Scott Hairston and Jason Pridie did their part to win over the hearts and minds of some borough youngsters. Read more…

Ladder 53 on Closure List

It is official: Ladder 53 is one of the 20 citywide firehouses the has been recommended for closure. Read more…

Lehman Replaces Tattered American Flag

With patriotism running high following the elimination of Osama Bin Laden, the sight of a worn-out American flag at a local high school was particularly disturbing. Read more…

49th Precinct Community Council Holds 23rd Annual Breakfast

The 49th Precinct paid tribute to police personnel and civilians who strive to make the precinct a safe place to live and work. Read more…

St. Dominic’s Church Set To Recieve Bell Repairs

The historic bells at a local church are down for repairs. Read more…

Traffic Light Secured for P.S. 96

The 2011-12 school year is going to be a safer one for students at P.S. 96. Read more…

DOT To Study Highway Off-ramp Concerns

Motorists exiting the Throgs Neck Expressway at Harding Avenue are asking for visibility improvements. Read more…

Longtime Christopher Columbus H.S. Educator, Principal Set to Retire

One of Christopher Columbus High School’s longest serving educators has announced that she will putting the chalk down for good. Read more…

Crosstown Diner Celebrates 30 Years of Service to the Borough

One of the most popular eateries in the Bronx has reached a wonderful milestone. Read more…

Bronx’s First Beer Garden Opening Soon on E. Tremont Avenue

The Bronx’s newest garden isn’t exactly filled with flowers and trees, but it certainly is one of the borough’s most original and exciting. Read more…
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