Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

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Haiti Earthquake: Finding Your Loved Ones

In collaboration with The Haitian Times newspaper (www.haitiantimes.com), our sister paper Caribbean Life is providing access to its Web site, caribbeanlifenews.com, for Haitians at home to post photographs of missing family members, and also to establish contact between Haitian people at home and friends and relatives in the Diaspora. Read more…

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

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Pipe Dreams

Jets-Giants Week 17 Read more…
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POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT. Read more…
Letters

Letters To The Editor

Obama protects us Read more…
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Civic Center

We look forward to our very young new year 2010 and the many goals still ahead of us. We also reflect on the goals accomplished in 2009 through the loud complaints of all our civic associations, and the response and serious attention from our elected officials and Community Board 10. Read more…
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Do You Remember

Among the very early residents of Morrisania was the Hall family. Henry Bryan Hall was born in London in 1808 and moved to America in 1850 with his eldest son and the following year he sent for the rest of the family and they settled in Morrisania. He was a well-known engraver and portrait artist who enjoyed painting miniatures on ivory but was best known for his engravings. Among his early works produced in England was his portrait of Napoleon III and in America he became famous for his renderings of George Washington. Read more…
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Bronx Scene

Welcome to Rock on the Bronx. It’s about Bronx bars, bands, filmmakers and beyond. Read more…
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Bronx Beat

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Weed farmer turns self in

The marijuana mogul who allegedly operated a “weed farm” on Hone Avenue, until it went up in smoke, has been arrested, police confirmed. Sgt. Patrick Brown and Sgt. Allan Gonzalez apprehended 45-year old Jeff Mosberg of 2711 Hone Avenue on Wednesday, January 13, 49th Precinct Captain John Greeley said. Read more…
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Man shot dead on Adee Avenue

A navy blue jacket lay crumpled on Adee Avenue behind police tape, testament to a young life extinguished. Read more…
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Mosholu Montefiore schedules signup dates for baseball

With the renovation and return of its Schandler Park fields, the Mosholu Montefiore Little League is expecting a more successful baseball season this spring. Read more…
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Aguilar leads red-hot Mount; top scorer

What longtime Mount St. Michael coach Tom Fraher knew last year, the rest of the city is finding out now. Read more…
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Bacon, Fordham Prep burn St. Edmund Prep

Matt Bacon was disappointed, but encouraged. The Rams lost by just two points to mighty Iona Prep, the defending CHSAA Class A intersectional champions and the favorite to repeat in March. Read more…
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Ravens in lopsided defeat

By Dylan Butler Read more…
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Horace Mann’s Gordon ends Riverdale rally

Maddy Gordon says her team likes to keep some energy in reserve for opportune moment. Horace Mann tries to wear opponents down with its speed and surge past or away from them late. Read more…
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Mountaineers hold off late Cardinal Hayes rally Friday night

There were too many positives for Tom Fraher to dwell on the lone negative. Read more…
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Wings beat Pierce-less Kennedy

Jeffrey Short was on fire and it seemed like everything he was tossing up was falling. The John F. Kennedy senior’s off-balance 3-pointer, with two defenders draped all over him, hit nothing but net at the third-quarter buzzer to get the Knights within three points of rival Wings Academy. Read more…
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So far even

Jazzarae Campbell knew one of the keys to beating Murry Bergtraum. The John F. Kennedy senior has played the Lady Blazers enough times to have a pretty good idea of what to do. Read more…
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TNVAC to teach basic CPR

The Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps will be teaching a basic CPR class on Saturday, January 30, starting at 10 am. Read more…
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After school program available

The Bronx House has received funding from the NYS Office of Children and Family Services to offer the Advantage After School Program. This After School Program has the following features. Read more…
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For Your health

“I Thought I was Brushing Too Hard…” Read more…
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For Your Health

If your teen needs braces, he or she may just have a reason to smile. The newest addition to the Invisalign product family is Invisalign Teen. Like its clinically proven, FDA-approved predecessor for adults, Invisalign Teen is a series of custom-made, clear plastic aligners that provides a teeth-straightening alternative to more traditional metal braces. Read more…
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Community Action

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Tip O’Neil famously declared that “all politics are local.” In post 9/11 New York, that must include international politics. Unfortunately, the current administration’s defense-related international politics and policies have had a dramatically harmful local effect on the people of NYC. Read more…
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NYBG presents World Eco-tour

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Bronx crime down, guns remain

Another year, another drop in Bronx crime. But borough leaders won’t celebrate, as gun violence and quality of life issues continue to trouble Bronx neighborhoods. Read more…
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Bronx elephants on the march

Bronx elephants are on the march. Not in the Bronx Zoo but to Pelham Bay. The Bronx County Republican Committee has moved from Williamsbridge Road in Pelham Parkway to the corner of Middletown Road and Hobart Avenue. Read more…
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India attack inspires hospitality home

A callous attack in India has inspired Jewish students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Einstein campus Chabad to help families in need. Read more…
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Van Nest post office still on closure list

The United States Postal Service has again slashed its list of branches and stations slated for “consolidation,” but the Van Nest Station is still in trouble. Read more…
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Students rally for Columbus

Pelham Parkway resounded with chants of “SAVE OUR SCHOOL!” and “COLUMBUS IS NOT FOR SALE!” prior to a public hearing on the proposed phase-outs of Christopher Columbus High School and Global Enterprise Academy, a small school on the Columbus campus, on Thursday, January 7. Nearly 1,000 Columbus students, teachers, parents, alumni and neighbors rallied against the city Department of Education plan. Read more…
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PB man stabbed multiple times

Police found a well-liked neighborhood restaurant employee stabbed in his Merry Avenue basement apartment in Waterbury-LaSalle early on Thursday, January 8 and arrested his attacker the next day. Read more…

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010

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Everlast pledges $10,000 to burned Morris Park Boxing Club

Everlast plans to extend a helping glove in Morris Park. The boxing outfitter has promised to donate $10,000 in “sweet science” equipment to the Morris Park Boxing Club, K.O.’ed by a mysterious fire in December, Matthew Kern of Everlast said. The gym’s owner, Dex Pejcinovic, lost more than $50,000 in equipment - a ring, heavy bags, speed bags, gloves - to the blaze, he said. Read more…
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CB7 eyes Fordham waterfront

Beneath the roar of the Major Deegan Expressway and W. 207th Street Bridge to Washington Heights sits the key to a watery future for the neighborhoods of Fordham and University Heights. Read more…
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Blood drive for O’Grady unites neighborhood

Friends, family, co-workers and neighbors stopped by St. Benedict’s Church on Sunday, January 3 to show support and donate blood in honor of Joseph O’Grady, a Throggs Neck resident battling a rare form of cancer. Read more…

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