Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Borough-wide

Urban Health Plan Latest Brownfield Cleanup Site

Contaminated vacant land once occupied by a dry cleaner stalling Urban Health Plan’s desire to construct a parking garage. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx Residents Can’t Wait For No. 6 Train Renovations to be Over

In what seems like non-stop construction at numerous train stations in the borough, riders of the Lexington Avenue line No. 6 train cannot catch a break, or a train. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community Board 10 Keeps Stance on City Island Cell Tower

City Island residents are keeping up the fight against what they believe will tarnish the historic flavor of the island. Read more…
Borough-wide

Ruben Diaz Jr. State of the Borough Speech

The fight for a “greener” borough, better living wages, economic development and elimination of PCBs in schools are only a few issues the borough president plans to tackle in 2011. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Much Anticipated Pelham Parkway Construction Finally Begins

The much-anticipated project to reconstruct Pelham Parkway has finally started, much to the inconvenience of local residents. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

One more added to names of honorary grand marshals

A sea of resplendent green marchers will take to the streets in Throggs Neck on Sunday, March 13 for the 13th annual Bronx St. Patrick’s Day parade. Read more…
Borough-wide

Shopping mall project moves forward

A proposed shopping mall project that has been in the works for almost a decade may finally see the light of day on W. 230th Street near Broadway. Read more…
Borough-wide

New Luxury Bar Vows To Be Safe Place

Although the West Farms community is strongly against it, the owner of a new neighborhood bar vows that his place is “not the usual business.” Read more…
Borough-wide

Morningside House welcomes French cabinet member

High-ranking members of the French national government visited Morningside House on Pelham Parkway to learn more about elder care in America as their own country experiences a massive reform on how they deal with aging. Read more…
Borough-wide

Casita Maria Receives National Grant

What was once only a dream of improving their facility can now be brought into reality after a national grant was awarded to a Bronx art center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Vacca Honors ‘Help Me Howard’ for Black History Month

With Black History Month celebrations taking place all over the Bronx in February, Councilman Jimmy Vacca took the opportunity to honor a popular television host for his help. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CB 10 hosts first of three youth fairs

Parents and young people often complain that there is nothing for kids to do in the community, and Community Board 10 has responded proactively. Read more…
Borough-wide

Search Warrant Executed in Villa Avenue Apartment

Members of Community Board 7 and the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor share a belief: Villa Avenue has a drug problem. Read more…
Borough-wide

BronxNet Teens Nominated for New York Emmy

All Shamar Colon wanted to do was go to the restroom, but he ended up getting an Emmy nomination. Read more…

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