Friday, Sept. 25, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Bogart Ave. leak almost broke bank

It is said a small leak can sink a great ship, but after appealing an enormous water bill, one local senior was able to keep kept afloat financially. Read more…
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Shelter fight heading for the courts

A legal defense fund established by merchants and residents of the Westchester Square – Zerega community is taking the city into court to temporarily close homeless shelter that was opened without any community notification. Read more…
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Villa Maria students sow seeds of worldwide peace

Students of Villa Maria Academy are doing their part to spread peace, love and understanding, participating in their own 4th Annual International Day of Peace. Read more…
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Low-cost funding for new wing could save aid program

Senator Jeffrey D. Klein joined Fordham Preparatory president Reverend Kenneth Boller and Fordham Prep students today to urge Governor Patterson to sign a bill that would help Fordham Preparatory School expand its prestigious science program, while continuing to offer financial aid packages. Read more…
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Neighbors petition against Animal House parties

In a very unusual move, neighbors have singled out two nearby homes for throwing wild parties during the summer months. Read more…
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TNGSL holds season-ending celebration

Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park was full of cheer and excitement as over 100 players gathered to celebrate the 33rd Annual Closing Day for the Throggs Neck Girls Softball League. Read more…
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Spencer Estate residents protest Lucerne land grab

When someone started to fill in the waterfront end of Lucerne Street in Spencer Estate, June Haymon sniffed. When someone installed a gated fence, Haymon grumbled. Read more…
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SUNY Maritime football team sets 4 home games

What better way to spend a fall afternoon or evening than going to a college football game? Read more…
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Klein boosts Fordham Prep’s scholarship program

Thanks in part to Senator Jeff Klein, some 20 students will attend Fordham Preparatory School on scholarship. Thanks in part to Klein, those students will twirl test tubes and ignite Bunsen burners in new Fordham Prep science labs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PB deli victim of hate crime

A new Pelham Bay deli serving Spanish-American food was victimized three times over three days. The incidents have been classified as bias attacks by the police. Read more…


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Cassino laments low voter turnout

11th Council District candidate Tony Perez Cassino, who fell to incumbent Oliver Koppell on Primary Day, blamed poor voter turnout and promised to remain active in Riverdale, Kingsbridge, Woodlawn and Norwood. Read more…

Seabrook takes Democratic Primary with 55% of vote

12th Council District incumbent Larry Seabrook issued a press release thanking his supporters on Thursday, September 17, two days after the Democratic primary. Seabrook singled out former Mayor David Dinkins, the New York Amsterdam News and a bloc of labor unions, including DC37 and the United Federation of Teachers. Read more…

King questions primary count

12th Council District candidates Andy King and Sebastian Ulanga smell something fishy in Co-op City. King and Ulanga believe 12th Council District incumbent Larry Seabrook may have rigged the Democratic primary. Read more…

Bronx man scratches off $1 million Lottery winner

David Moran has been playing scratch-off games in the New York State Lottery for the past five years, and had been content to walk away with winning around $1,000 – until he hit the mother load. Read more…

Handy man gunned down

On Saturday, September 5, Wakefield lost a dutiful son, an upright father and an esteemed handyman. Martin Anthony Lewis, 33, was gunned down on E. 229th Street. Although Lewis was not in a gang, family members think a gangster pulled the trigger. Read more…

Dolan visits Little Angels

Newly installed Archbishop Timothy Dolan paid a visit to the Little Angels Head Start program to meet with the children and staff, and discuss the successes of the program. Read more…

One mall more to go

The Related Companies’ Stephen Ross was in the Bronx on Thursday, September 17 to open the Gateway Center, a $500 million shopping mall on River Avenue. Read more…

Bronx adds 18 new schools

The Department of Education opened 18 new schools in the Bronx on Wednesday, September 9, to restrained applause. Read more…

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