Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010


St. Barnabus WIC site escapes elimination

You don’t often hear a Women, Infants, Children site compared to a house of worship. But Leomeris Veras, 28, counts on the St. Barnabas Hospital WIC site at 2021 Grand Concourse for nourishment – physical and spiritual. For low-income women in Mount Hope, the site lends an unpredictable life some consistency. Read more…

Boxing club burns

Bronx boxers absorbed a stiff uppercut on Tuesday, December 22 when flames engulfed the renowned Morris Park Boxing Club on Morris Park Avenue. The 32-year old gym, which trained world champions Aaron Davis and Lou Del Valle, and which has enjoyed a renaissance under new owner Dex Pejcinovic, was completely destroyed. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Thumbs up for Van Nest Park expansion

To expand, or not to expand, that was the question. Community Board 11 asked and Van Nest residents responded with several suggestions for the future of dilapidated Van Nest Park. Read more…

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