May 29, 2011: 2011, Issue 21
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TOTS Teacher Wins Prestigious Award

Catherine O’Sullivan was one of just two early childhood teachers in New York City to receive a prestigious award. Comments (1).
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Seniors Thank Tosca for Monthly Treats

Eddie Sujak, owner of Tosca Marquee on East Tremont Avenue, has been inviting seniors from Throgs Neck Extended Care to eat on the house since last spring. Comment.
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USPS to close Van Nest Post Office

The lower Morris Park and Van Nest communities are mobilizing to keep their post office. Comment.

Zoo’s Free-roaming Peahen Takes a Bronx Holiday

For the second time in six weeks, a Bronx Zoo animal has gone AWOL. Comment.
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Mead Street’s Residents Concerned Over FDNY Accessibility

Local officials and the FDNY are concerned that a Van Nest street is too narrow to turn emergency vehicles on to. Comment.
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Lehman to be “restarted”

If only it was as simple as restarting your computer. Comment.
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Firehouse Closure Protest Reaches City Hall’s Steps

The protest to save 20 firehouses around the city that are set to be axed reached the steps of City Hall once again. Comment.

161st BID Helps Jeter Countdown to 3,000th Hit

The 161st Street Business Improvement District is helping the Yankee Captain countdown as he reaches an professional milestone. Comment.
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Hostos Community College opens $1.05 million recording studio

Hostos Community College recently unveiled a new state-of-the-art recording studio serving students interested in digital media careers. Comment.
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Two million dollar houses demolished in zoning mistake

Kiss $2 million goodbye. Comment.

Third Annual Fair @ the Square a Huge Success

When Joe Regina, a key organizer of the Fair @ the Square, was asked to come up with a highlight for the day, he had a hard time naming just one. Comment.

Vacca, Cabrera Fight To Keep Alcohol Away from Schools

People who plan on drinking alcohol near school grounds may want to seriously reconsider. Comment.

Pelham Bay Park’s Turtle Cove Gets Ecological Repair

Pelham Bay Park’s Turtle Cove area will have a new look for the spring. Comment.
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Preston PSA competes

Preston High School students have a new public service announcement that is up for a major national award. Comment.

Historic building being renovated

Thanks to federal and state tax subsides, a former courthouse and New York City landmark in Melrose may soon get a new lease on life. Comment.

Vacca Sponsoring Bill To Raise Taxi Driver Fines

Councilman Jimmy Vacca is making sure that New York City cabs are not refusing to take fares to the outer boroughs. Comment.
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Unclaimed Property Filled With Garbabe

Disagreements as to who should clean-up neighborhood property has led to a mess of garbage and a place for homeless people to sleep. Comment.

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