Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010

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Letters To The Editor

Good riddance, 2009 Read more…
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New leadership to boost LPCA

The Locust Point Civic Association has a lot to be proud of. A new state-of-the-art playground is planned for its clubhouse grounds and more residents want to join its board. Read more…
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Bx cuts would cripple neighborhoods

The MTA’s axe is set to execute Sunday service on the Bx8 bus and residents of geographically isolated neighborhoods such as Locust Point and Edgewater Park are upset. Read more…
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Hess Express construction begins

Hess Corporation has demolished a canopy at the former Shell gas station at E. Tremont and Baisley avenues. It appears that construction on a new Hess Express gas station and mini-mart could begin soon. Read more…
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Schuylerville Music closes doors

A neighborhood Mecca where thousands of young people developed an appreciation for music, thanks to lessons on the piano, drums and guitar, closed before the start of the New Year. Read more…
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CB11 students earn leadership awards

Five remarkable young people accepted awards at a Community Board 11 general meeting on Thursday, December 17. Teens Nicholas Sette, Michael Zagreda, Lauren Murphy, Grace Fragale and Melissa Balais earned New York Yankees Youth Leadership Awards. Despina Miller earned a McDonald’s Youth Leadership Award. Read more…
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Internet cuts deeply into local businesses

Many merchants experienced a less than stellar holiday season this year, but feel it could have been a much better. Read more…
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Throggs Neck merchant hit by fatal heart attack

One of Throggs Necks’ most beloved residents suffered a heart attack and passed away last week, leaving behind fond memories for those who knew him. Read more…
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Throngs mourn accident victim

A steady stream of people, many of them teenage friends of Kaitlin Booth, mourned the death of the 12-year old Waterbury-LaSalle resident at her wake on New Year’s Day. Booth died in a tragic car accident on the Bruckner Expressway service road. Read more…
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Iona in Mission wins $500 grant

The Iona in Mission program—which provides students with the opportunity to serve people most in need in the U.S. and internationally—has won an inaugural $500 scholarship from The Pilgrimage, a service learning program in Washington, D.C., to work with, learn from and learn about urban poverty. Read more…
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Grandma turns to Klein for med help

After a year of fighting to get health insurance coverage for her 4-year-old granddaughter, Bronx grandmother Anna Basile, with the help of Senator Jeff Klein, won her case. Read more…
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Fordham Road’s Navy recruiters give back to the Bronx

For the Sailors of Navy Recruiting District New York’s Fordham Road Recruiting Station, it’s all about the numbers. Read more…
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Benedetto sponsors free breast scans

Assemblyman Michael R. Benedetto, in conjunction with Project Renewal, formerly operating as Women’s Outreach Network, will be sponsoring a free Mobile Mammography Screening Van which will be outside of his office located at 3602 E. Tremont Avenue on Saturday, January 23, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Read more…
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Civic Center

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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…

Serrano accepts LEAP Award from MHHC

Congressman Jose Serrano is fighting for better healthcare at home and in Washington, D.C., his supporters contend. The Morris Heights Health Center recognized Serrano’s efforts with its LEAP Award on Monday, November 23. Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

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Community group calls ‘Van Next’

This town better be big enough for the both of them. The newly formed Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance has joined the Van Nest Community Association as an avenue for grassroots participation. Read more…
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The battle is just beginning

Westchester Square, Unfair-Share! Westchester-Square, Unfair-Share! Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

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City Island welcomes new ventures

Two new businesses have popped up on City Island Avenue, occupying several storefronts that have been vacant for some time. Read more…

CEO Academy to help former inmates

People who have been incarcerated often have a hard time finding work when released. Some will now have the opportunity to train for certification in trades like plumbing, electrical work and refrigeration mechanics. Read more…

Groundbreaking celebrated at Fox Playground

The NYC Parks Department has begun yet another project in the Bronx, breaking ground on a much-needed reconstruction of Fox Playground in Longwood. Read more…

Monday, Jan. 11, 2010

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Robbers loot Morris Park jeweler

Two armed bandits made off with $300,000 worth of diamonds and other valuables during the robbery of a Morris Park jewelry store just before Christmas, its owner said. Police are now investigating the case. Read more…

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