April 25, 2010: 2010, Issue 16
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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Community boards fight cuts

Community boards are bracing for cuts of more than 30% in the City budget put forth by Mayor Bloomberg’s administration. They are hoping that the City Council will act to restore the planned cuts before the start of the next fiscal year in July. Comment.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Lehman lacrosse team seeks permanent home

Lehman High School’s lacrosse team has been searching for a new field for its home games for some time, and may have found it in their own backyard. Comment.
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Crossway Christian Center land fight

The recent removal of the founding pastor at Crossway Christian Center has had a ripple-down effect. Now the Throggs Neck congregation is entangled in a legal nightmare with their parent organization , Assemblies of God, over ownership of the property. Comment.

New Bronx Borough Commander assigned

The Bronx has a new NYPD Borough Commander and he is committed to keeping our streets safe from crime. Comment.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Vigil held for slain break dancer

Last Friday evening April 9, 200 friends and family members of Durand Gordon gathered on Morris Avenue beneath 169th Street to honor their murdered friend. A large shrine had been set up on the street, a loving mess of candles, bottles, photographs and posters signed with notes in remembrance. Comment.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Benedetto helps school deliver Haiti donations

The children at Pablo Casals Middle School in Co-op City thought they were helping an important cause when they rushed to bring in donations for survivors of the catastrophic Haiti earthquake that happened on January 12. Comment.

Calvary Hospital receives Press Ganey Summit Award

Calvary Hospital has received a Press Ganey Summit Award for a fourth consecutive year. The accolade indicates that Calvary is in the top 1% of all similar hospitals in the country for patient satisfaction. Comment.

BCA may purchase new headquarters after all

Bronx Council on the Arts’ dream of a new headquarters on Westchester Square almost became a nightmare recently when the property’s owner refused to allow the non-profit adequate time to pull its financing together to purchase the site. Comment.

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