Friday, Jan. 2, 2009

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Holiday hoops tourn: Ray’s in semis

St. Raymond’s forced 26 turnovers and rallied from a four-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat North Mecklenburg (N.C.), 58-51, Saturday afternoon in the GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational at Broughton High School in Raleigh, N.C. Read more…
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Point guard looks ahead

Mike Alvarado was glum. All Hallows had just lost by 21 points, dropping its third game in four tries on the young season. But, gradually, a smile peeked through. Read more…
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Young Ravens takes flight; 5-0 record

When the season began, even the most ardent St. Raymond’s followers needed a copy of the Catholic school league’s media guy to identify the Ravens. Read more…
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Throggs Neck Merchants Association

Throggs Neck Merchants wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and hope you had a great day!  Read more…
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Samuel Young Legion Post 620

Hello all! Read more…
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Korony American Legion Post 253

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Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization

“Never doubt that a small group of concerned citizens can change the world –indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead Read more…
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CI 22-home project ready to go forward

With stop work orders present on a massive 22-home project on City Island, the project has ground to a standstill. But there are signs that it will soon be allowed to proceed, to the dismay of some islanders. Read more…
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Aspire Prep boasts advanced math success

For decades prior to the creation of the Department of Education by Mayor Bloomberg and New York State, students from far and wide came to the Pelham Parkway area for its superior schools, and today that tradition continues. Read more…
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Bronx CERT team prepped for disaster

Joe Thompson showed up to the Community District 11 CERT meeting Monday, December 8 sporting a sharp windbreaker vest, green with “Community Emergency Response Team” in white block lettering. Read more…
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Klein applauds governor’s tax on Native American smokes

Governor David Paterson signed a bill Monday, December 15, designed to enforce a cigarette tax and curtail lucrative Native American business. Read more…
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A.R.T. helps AHRC clients paint without hands

An innovative program that helps persons who are developmentally disabled with limited motor skills paint with the help of lasers and an aide who applies the paint to canvas, made its New York City debut at the A.H.R.C. at 1500 Pelham Parkway South on November 13. Read more…
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A new CB 11 for the New Year

Beginning the year with a fresh start, Community Board 11 will be reformatting their committees to encompass specific regions rather than issues. Read more…
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Scam letters appear in mailboxes throughout Throggs Neck

Residents of Throggs Neck are receiving solicitations from scam artists who are trying to get them to deposit fraudulent checks at local banks in order to collect even bigger rewards, but not until they spend some of their own money on processing fees to receive the fake “grants” or “sweepstakes winnings,” of course. Read more…
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15-year old girl arrested for two murders

After a bizarre robbery and discovery of two bodies, a 15 year-old girl who according to unconfirmed reports was part of the “Bloods” gang, was arrested and charged with murder in the second degree, manslaughter in the first degree, gang assault and other related charges in the deaths of Christopher Umpierre during a December 19 home invasion in the Throgs Neck Houses and John Hopkins Drago on December 21. Read more…
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Smoke shop introduces e-cigarettes

Imagine a healthy cigarette. A cough-free cigarette. A cigarette that doesn’t burn, doesn’t ash, doesn’t stink. Read more…
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Developer eyes former stable site

The former Pelham Parkway Stables is moving towards its much-anticipated development. Read more…
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Vacca considers Borough President race

With all the excitement that has grown out of the seemingly likely appointment of Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. to lead President-elect Obama’s White House Office of Urban Policy comes the news that for the first time in decades, an east Bronxite could emerge as a leading contender for the borough presidency. Read more…
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Condos take Pelham Bay

With community protest simmering down for the time being, a realtor who is the sole listing agent for the 3030 Middletown Road hi-rise project believes that Pelham Bay has a bright future ahead – and that future is co-ops and condos. Read more…

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