September 12, 2010: 2010, Issue 36
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Metro Center lights up for Mother Teresa

On what would have been her 100th birthday, the management of the Hutchinson Metro Center lit its buildings in blue and white for Mother Teresa. Comment.
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Crossway church boots three Gregori supporters

Three worshipers at the Crossway Christian Center who have been vocal in their loyalty to the former pastor, Mark Gregori, are getting the boot. Comment.
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City Island holds emotional reunion

Residents of City Island held a reunion for past and present islanders that filled Ambrosini Ballfields and Playground for two days. Comment.

Shipman’s closes up shop

One of the oldest businesses in the borough is calling it quits after 124 years. Comment.

Saint Barnabas celebrates centennial

St. Barnabas parish in Woodlawn celebrated its centennial with a salute to civil servants and the legal community. Comment.
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Rally continues vigorous fight for Parkway trees

Community leaders will be there every step of the way to save the beautiful mature lindens and oaks on Pelham Parkway from the axe. Comment.
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Pelham Bay teen rises to Eagle Scout

When Pelham Bay resident John Daly was six years old, his parents gave him the option of learning to ride horses or joining the Boy Scouts. Comment.
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Zerega residents meet to voice concerns

Worried residents of the Zerega and surrounding communities filled Santa Maria Church on Tuesday, August 24, nervously sipping coffee and chatting to each other. Comment.
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Tapes of rape attack to air nationally

Tips were drying up in the pursuit of the man who raped a nearly 80-year-old woman in July. Comment.
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Homeless in Pelham Bay station

Homeless people have been seen staying at the Pelham Bay #6 IRT train station and sleeping in bathrooms, according to area residents. Comment.
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New officers joining new captain at 45th

Not only does the 45th Precinct have a brand new captain, but some new officers will soon be joining the roster as well. Comment.
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Fordham Road gets needed facelift

The intersection of Fordham University, the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden will be getting a make over. Comment.
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Illegaly divided house on Holland Ave burns

An overcrowded house on Holland Avenue was the scene of a fire some believe happened because an absentee landlord created illegal subdivided apartments. Comment.
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Waterbury Ave footbridge close to completion

Work is progressing on the Waterbury Avenue pedestrian bridge being reconstructed by the NYS Department of Transportation. Much of the railing and fencing is now in place. Comment.
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Egidio’s comes to Throggs Neck

It’s the same famous cannolis, the same hand-made Italian ices and the same delicious pastries. Comment.
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Tenth annual car show comes to Orchard Beach

The parking lot at Orchard Beach has been pretty empty since the summer weather has started cooling off. Comment.
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Albanian community celebrates Mother Teresa

Get on the bus! Comment.

World class tennis players face off in Crotona

For the 18th year, the Bronx was home to one of the most important events in women’s tennis. Comment.
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BRAC will renovate and move throughout Bronx

For at least the next two years the Bronx River Arts Council will be bringing new art to the community. Literally. Comment.
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Community Appreciation BBQ a success

Pelham Bay’s first ever Community Appreciation Day barbecue was a big success, drawing the community out to rediscover a jewel in its own backyard. Comment.
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Zoo brings endangered toads home

After ten years breeding the endangered Kihansi spray toad in specialized facilities here, officials from the Bronx Zoo recently took the first step towards releasing the toad back into the wild. Comment.

Couple invites help in quest for a child

Sometimes, “it takes a village” just to have a child, nevermind raise one. Comment.

ShopRite in talks for an East Gun Hill Road store

The community is hopeful that a large vacant retail space at an East Gun Hill Road shopping mall may soon be a supermarket. Comment.
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Librarian retires after 17 years on City Island

After 31 years of service to the New York Public Library, a beloved City Island librarian is checking out. Comment.
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Pel Bay kids recognized for summer reading

On Friday, August 20, young Pelham Bay readers were rewarded for a summer of hard work and learning. Comment.
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Morris Park Community Assoc fights for donations

The Morris Park Community Association is starting to fight back against falling donations and declining participation from the community. Comment.
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Survivors and friends gear up for breast cancer walk

Bronxites are ready to make strides against breast cancer. Comment.

Schools hope to bring ‘success’ to south Bronx

Two new schools in the south Bronx are unlike any others in the area. Comment.

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