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Monday, May 18, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 83 third graders kickoff Yankee tours

On Monday, May 4, at 9 a.m., Yankee Stadium officially opened the stadium tours for the 2009 season. Class 3-325 from P.S. 83, located on 1840 Bogart Avenue, were the first students to tour the new stadium. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

American Civics begins free tutoring

Children who want access to extra help outside of school often have to pay upwards of $60 per hour to certified teachers for tutoring. Sensing a need, American Civics Institute now provides tutoring for free in Morris Park. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Landords walk away from wrecks

Where have all the landlords gone? Community Board 11 is taking a stand against property owners neglecting their responsibility and abandoning homes throughout the district. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

VMA recycles for diabetes cure

Two students of Villa Maria Academy are doing their part to help their peers, while greening the environment, through a recycling initiative. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Target zeros-in on school’s library update

P.S. 76 is a top-notch school. Next year, it will boast a top-notch library. Target, the Minneapolis based retail giant, recently selected P.S. 76 for a library makeover. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

First Latina Bx postmaster has arrived

A Bronxite worked her way up the ranks, and is now taking on the challenging position of Postmaster of the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge celebrates 70th

Bridge managers and community leaders joined together to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the opening of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge. The consensus was clear that the bridge has never been more useful to motorists. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Ben’s new cafeteria is hot, hot, hot

What’s better than hot lunch every Thursday? Hot lunch every day! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Samuel Young Legion Post 620

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Bedford Park hair salon vandalized; owner scared

Sunnie Jang has lived in Bedford Park for years, cut hair for years, suffered abuse for years. Jang is fed up. Read more…

Into the wild for Hyde Charter School

Students of Hyde Leadership Charter School will have a chance to work together and develop teamwork while they meet Mother Nature during the 8th Grade Wilderness Leadership Challenge. Read more…

I-Hop opens in New Horizons Mall

Bronxites hungry for a good meal will have to look no further than the new I-Hop Restaurant at the New Horizons Shopping Mall. Read more…

Buses bailed out

On Monday, May 11, the Metropolitan Transit Authority voted to raise NYC’s base subway fare from $2 to $2.25 and will spare bus routes slated for elimination, including the Bx4 and Bx34. Read more…

Fresh faces to represent Fordham Rd.

Katherine Mateo is a 19-year old student from Morris Heights, Carlos Beato a 24-year old teacher from Mount Hope. Mateo plans to become a Supreme Court Justice, Beato the Chancellor of Education for NYC. Both Mateo and Beato are ambitious. But they share something more in common. Mateo and Beato – like so many Bronxites – love Fordham Road. Read more…

Jacobi hosts perinatal forum for professionals

In recognition of Mother’s Day, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) and the American Cancer Society will promote cancer prevention by educating women about breast cancer and the importance of mammograms for women over 40. Read more…

NYBG cuts ribbon for garden opening

The New York Botanical Garden celebrated the season opening of Family Vegetable Gardening, Hands-on Children’s Nutritional Programming, and Urban Farming through the Bronx Green-Up, to encourage a happier and healthier lifestyle for Bronx residents and youth. Read more…

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