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June, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Home Owners Association

We are holding our last meeting for the summer on Tuesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Villa Barone Manor. Our guest speaker will be the commanding officer of the Patrol Borough Bronx, Assistant Chief Carolos Gomez. We look forward to meeting the chief and working with him for a better neighborhood and a better Bronx. Read more…
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Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

Pelham Bay Taxpayers and Civic Association wishes all a happy and safe summer. Read more…
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Community Action Coalition Association

Frank Vernuccio Read more…
Opinion

Do You Remember: A bronx view to the west

There’s nothing like a tall, or relatively tall, building to give one an overall concept of the size and scope of the Bronx.I was looking out of the window on the tenth floor of Einstein Montefiore Hospital on Eastchester Road recently and the view was to the west and southwest.I couldn’t see all 42 square miles of the borough, but it was a grand view. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Devine in Veterans’ Hall of Fame

A community leader who served with one of the bravest units in Vietnam was recently honored with induction into the Veterans’ Hall of Fame. The honor came as a result of his service on the battlefield and his heroism on the home front in advocating for veterans. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Greek American Institute’s beginnings

When my children were young, we enjoyed taking them to the local fairs including the one at the Greek American Institute on Bruckner Boulevard just south of Arnow Place which will be coming up again later this month.Ones attention was immediately focused on the Ferris wheel but it was the baklava that kept my wife coming back.We enjoyed their fair and on our trips watched with great interest as their new church was being constructed in the late 1980s and early 90s. Read more…

May, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

A visit to Potter’s Field

Opinion

Trapper Hank

Dear Bronx readers and animals, welcome to my new column here in the Bronx Times. I’m a former cop turned animal investigator, and after almost nine years with the ASPCA, I’ve retired to begin a new chapter in my career. I’ll now be a Wildlife Trapper with a group called A plus Wilflife Control. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Morris Park Racecourse tunnel exposed

April, 2010

Opinion

Friends of Van Courtlandt Park sponsor Hike-a-thon

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are hosting their first Hike-a-Thon on Saturday May 1, to help implement the newly completed Trails Plan and to introduce more people to the park’s extensive network of hiking and walking paths. Read more…
Opinion

Friends of Van Courtlandt Park sponsor Hike-a-thon

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are hosting their first Hike-a-Thon on Saturday May 1, to help implement the newly completed Trails Plan and to introduce more people to the park’s extensive network of hiking and walking paths. Read more…

March, 2010

Opinion

Touro College names new president and CEO

The Board of Trustees of Touro College and Touro University announced the appointment of Alan Kadish, M.D. as president and chief executive officer, and Rabbi Doniel Lander, son of Touro founder Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, to the position of chancellor.Plans for formal convocation ceremonies will be announced soon. Read more…
Opinion

Zodiac Scope

April is full of planetary oomph as both Mercury and Saturn retrograde. Our thoughts turn into actions that can become our undoing. Will we become April fools? Only if we don’t know enough to get out of those April showers! Read more…
Opinion

Free Mobile Mammography Van

The service is available to women age 40 or over who have not had a mammogram in the past twelve months. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Frances de Chantal Application Day

St. Frances de Chantal Parish School will hold Application Day for new students, pre-k thorugh grade 8, on Monday, March 22, 1 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Read more…
Opinion

Monroe College SIFE team holds silent auction

“If we can help set up small businesses in these villages,” said SIFE project manager Alisha Loyd, “then the families will have alternative income and won’t feel the need to sell their children into hard labor.” Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Country Club Civic Association

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Community Calendar

PLEASE NOTE:Events submitted for the Community Calendar should be taking place in the Northeast Bronx.Readers wishing to leave information about an upcoming community event should call (646) 641-7744 and leave a message for the Community Calendar or email the events to bronxevents@gmail.com.Deadline for phone messages is Friday at 4 p.m. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town Section

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town. Read more…
Letters

Letter to the Editor - Senator Klein

(The following letter was sent to Senator Jeff Klein, re thanks) Read more…
Letters

Letters to the Editor-Andrisani

(The fowllowing was sent to Congressman Joseph Crowley). Read more…
Letters

Letter to the Editor-MTA Proposals

(The following was testimony from Community Board 10 o n the MTA 2010 service reduction proposals.) Read more…
Opinion

Waterbury LaSalle Community Association

Our first meeting for 2010 will be on March 11tat 7:30 p.m. at PS 14 on Bruckner Boulevard and Hollywood Avenue.Please invite your friends and neighbors.We will have several give-aways to get our members ready for spring.Yes, it really is coming! Read more…
Opinion

Throggs Neck Homeowners Assciation

Opinion

American Legion Post 620

Hello all! Read more…
Opinion

St. Barnabas-Dinner With a Doctor

Director of Emergency Department Read more…
Opinion

Bridal Show at Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Courses

Couples looking for the perfect location to hold their wedding, commitment ceremony, engagement party or reception won’t want to miss the upcoming Bridal Show at Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses, April 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. Read more…
Opinion

St. Catharine Academy spearheads Because We Care Project

To honor the heroism of our soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Social Studies Department of St. Catharine Academy spearheaded a project called “Because We Care”. Read more…
Opinion

Rock On The Bronx

This is it! Rock on the Bronx! Weekly bits and pieces of Local Bronx bars, bands, artists. Read more…
Opinion

Mitzi Green Hailed from the Bronx

Mitzi Green Hailed from the Bronx Read more…
Opinion

Pelham Parkway South Neighborhood Association

The Pelham Parkway South Neighborhood Association (PPSNA) will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Bronx House,990 Pelham Parkway South.Returning as our guest speaker will be Mr. I. Terranova, Community Affairs Officer of the New York City Department of Sanitation. Read more…
Opinion

American Legion Post 253

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Opinion

Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

Mark Your Calendars - Thursday, March 18, Community Board 10 will hold their monthly meeting at Preston High School, 2780 Schurz Ave, at 7:30.pm. Municipal Services Committee will present their resolution, which they passed unanimously on Monday, March l,to reverse St. Paul back to its original direction.The entire board will vote Yes or No on this resolution. We have fought long and hard for the board to hear the voices of the entire community of Pelham Bay and not only the voices of St. Paul Avenue. Read more…
Opinion

Morris Park Community Association

Well, the long winter is winding down.Hopefully we won’t get another few feet of snow before it does!But no time to waste fretting about winter anymore—it’s spring ahead!Daylight saving time is here this weekend.That’s a start.And in another week it’s really the start of spring.So dust off those projects you’ve been meaning to do because before you know it the nice weather will finally be here. Read more…
Opinion

News Beat

Liam Murphy, deputy director for Emergency Man-agement in Westchester County, and Bronx Com-munity College Radiology Professor Virginia Mishkin-Elam will be honored at the 25th Irish Heritage Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony at Bronx Community College.The event will be held in Colston Hall, 2155 University Avenue at 181st Street, from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 9. Read more…
Opinion

Annual Bronx Independent Festival

Films to be screened March 18 to 20 are “Nasty Old People” by Hannah Nilsson (Sweden, World Premiere), “Birthday Free For All” by Jason Paris (USA, World Premiere), “The Other Side of Paradise” by Justin D. Hilliard (USA), “Beneath the River” by Brian Strine (USA, World Premiere), “5 Lost at Sea” by Jesse Martin & Josh Schmidt (Australia, World Premiere) and “The Hemingway Night” by Gary Mairs (USA). Read more…
Opinion

Forum of Italian American Educators Dinner

The Forum of Italian American Educators will hold its 26th Annual Awards Dinner Dance on Friday, April 16, at the Villa Barone Manor. Read more…
Opinion

Pacifiers and Tooth Problems

Pacifiers and Tooth Problems Read more…
Opinion

Bronx Chapter of US Power Squadron

The Bronx Chapter of the United States Power Squadron is sponsoring a 5-week Safe Boating course at the Bronxonia Yacht Club. Registration and first class is Tuesday, April 6, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Read more…
Opinion

Chester Civic Improvement Associaiton

Opinion

Blotter

40th PCT. Read more…
Opinion

Maj. Michael N. Clancy promoted to Lieutenant colonel

Maj. Michael N. Clancy, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is being promoted the rank of lieutenant colonel. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Preston High School Mother-Daughter Luncheon

Tradition is alive at Preston High School as students celebrated the bonds they share with women in their lives, including their mothers, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters, at Preston’s annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Westchester Square Zerega Improvement

“To help make that a reality for every family in the city, Mayor Bloomberg and I have set about giving parents more choices - both because choice makes it more likely that parents will find what they want for their children and because competition creates better outcomes for children. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Waterbury Lasalle Community Assoc.

Our next meeting will be on March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at P.S. 14 on Hollywood Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard.We will have several give-aways that will remind us that spring is coming.Take your mind off of the snowy winter and have some fun with us! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Community Action

Take out your Shamrocks and green berets as St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! Test your knowledge with our St. Patrick’s Day quiz. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 105 school news

Christopher Eustace, principal of P.S. 105, located at 725 Brady Avenue, an-nounces the school’s third annual Career Day, scheduled for March 22, at the school. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. Students in grades 3-5 will welcome guest speakers into their classrooms where the presenters will tell the children about their own educational backgrounds, their skills and emphasizethe link between a solid education andfuture career choices. Read more…
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Korony Post 253

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Pelham Bay Taxpayers

April 24, 2006 - St. Paul was reversed “without maximum participation from the Pelham Bay community.” Read more…
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Lenten Concert at St. Ben’s

Join the choirs of St. Benedict as they journey through Lent with an evening of Mass, music and specialty dishes on Saturday. Read more…
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Mosholu Montefiore Community Center

Chris Pinto, director of Sports at the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, announces that the little league is now in its final stage of registration for the spring baseball season. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

East Bronx History Forum

The East Bronx History Forum will meet one week early this month due to conflicts with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The meeting will be about the early Irish immigrant women who ran households throughout the city and nation and the focus this month will be on a Bronx household.The Bartow-Pell Mansion in Pelham Bay Park was home to a number of young Irish ladies seeking a better way of life in America.Their story is told in a rather unique way by former New York Times Reporter Doug Hearle who has investigated their history through the 1860 census and other sources. Read more…
Opinion

VISIONS Services for Blind

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host its 17th Annual Pamela Schneider Luncheon and Award Ceremony on March 4 at the F&J Pine Restaurant at 1913 Bronxdale Avenue. Read more…
Opinion

Letter-Bill Stuttig

(The following letter was sent to the Jay Walder, chairman, MTA, re: City Island express bus service.) Read more…
Opinion

St. Barnabas Hospital

Heart disease is epidemic throughout the country, but particularly in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, where death rates from heart disease are more than 300 per 100,000, compared with a national average of 253, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control. Read more…
Opinion

School - Academy of Mount St. Ursula

The students created a detailed presentation summarizing the promises made at the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995 and the United Nations Millennium Declaration made at the Millennium Summit in 2000.This presentation was shared in Religion classes throughout the day and the students led small discussion groups to document the issues facing girls in the Bronx.Many of these issues included teen pregnancy, alcohol, drugs, eating disorders, sexually transmitted diseases and breast cancer awareness. Read more…
Opinion

Loan modification scam alert campaign

NEIGHBORWORKS® AMERICA JOINS CITY OFFICIALS FOR LOCAL LAUNCH OF NATIONAL ‘LOAN MODI-FICATION SCAM ALERT’ CAMPAIGN Read more…
Opinion

Public Skting Rink set to close

The Bronx is the only borough without a rink. Read more…
Opinion

Right For Life Contest

Cash Prizes Offered in Pro-Life Speech Contest For High School Juniors and Seniors Read more…
Opinion

Do You Remember

DO YOU REMEMBER Read more…
Opinion

PAL offers after school programs

PAL offers after school programs for youngsters Read more…
Opinion

Mill Pond Park is February’s Park of the Month

Mill Pond Park is February’s park of the month Read more…
Opinion

Leisure Time at Wave Hill

This very white winter has been a treat for garden lovers, who thrill to the transformations of each season, as well as for Mother Nature, who prefers to shrug a soft blanket of white over her shoulders, helping to insulate the renaissance happening beneath the soil.An oasis year-round, Wave Hill in the depths of winter offers serenity, even as our heartbeats begin to quicken at the thought of spring, so fast approaching. Read more…
Opinion

Councilman Oliver Koppell -DOT

A tragic automobile accident on Broadway and 251st Street recently that left one woman dead and one in the hospital impelled Councilman Oliver Koppell to write to Constance Moran,Bronx Borough Commissioner, Department of Transportation, (DOT) demandingthat the(DOT)conduct a traffic study in the area to determine the safety devices needed to reduce speeding and accidents.A copy of the letter was sent to Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, Department of Transportation. Read more…
Opinion

Bronx Beat

Opinion

Bronx Scene

Ceramist Mara Gross will present a solo exhibition marking the 30th anniversary of the National Women’s History Project. The exhibit, entitled Women: At The Table, Off The Wall, Every Day, opens Tues., Mar. 2 and runs through Wed., Apr. 21 at the Hall of Fame Gallery in Bliss Hall on the campus of Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue (at West 181st Street and University Avenue). Read more…
Opinion

Two men charged with numberous sales of firearms

Two men charged with numerous sales of illegal firearms in five month long joint investigation with NYPD Read more…
Opinion

ERA Real Estate

With the expanded homebuyer federal income tax credit currently in effect for first-time and qualified repeat buyers, now is the perfect time to consider making that big purchase, your first, or next, home. Read more…
Opinion

Dental Diary

Periodontal Disease increases risk for diabetes Read more…
Opinion

Effective Leadership honorees

The committee for Effective Leader-ship has announced its honorees for 2010. They are. Read more…
Opinion

New charter school to prepare kids for health careers

New charter school to prepare kids for health careers Read more…
Opinion

Driving Course

The Automobile Club of New York will be conducting a six-hour Driver Improvement course this month at St. Catharine Academy, 2250 Williams-bridge Road. Read more…
Opinion

Rock On The Bronx

Dear Diary, good morning. Will all this creativity in the Bronx N.Y. be over-looked again? Let’s see, how many reps today? Light weights while losing weight, heavy weights while maintaining. I think that’s the formula, right? Oh well. What’s on the DVR? Read more…

January, 2010

Letters

Letters To The Editor

Obama protects us Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Civic Center

We look forward to our very young new year 2010 and the many goals still ahead of us. We also reflect on the goals accomplished in 2009 through the loud complaints of all our civic associations, and the response and serious attention from our elected officials and Community Board 10. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Do You Remember

Among the very early residents of Morrisania was the Hall family. Henry Bryan Hall was born in London in 1808 and moved to America in 1850 with his eldest son and the following year he sent for the rest of the family and they settled in Morrisania. He was a well-known engraver and portrait artist who enjoyed painting miniatures on ivory but was best known for his engravings. Among his early works produced in England was his portrait of Napoleon III and in America he became famous for his renderings of George Washington. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community Action

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Tip O’Neil famously declared that “all politics are local.” In post 9/11 New York, that must include international politics. Unfortunately, the current administration’s defense-related international politics and policies have had a dramatically harmful local effect on the people of NYC. Read more…
Letters

Letters To The Editor

Good riddance, 2009 Read more…
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Civic Center

Bronx Times Reporter

Do You Remember

Thinking about John McNamara last week reminded me that he was in a group that walked over the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge when it opened on April 29, 1939. They were able to use one of the two pedestrian walkways. When it was discovered that the bridge was oscillating a little too much in the 1940s, stabilizing trusses were added at which time the walkways were removed and the traffic lanes widened. Read more…
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