June 30, 2011: 2011, Issue 26
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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Bronx Times Reporter

Hibernians Start Scholarship Program

As president of the third Bronx division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Robert Nolan knew he could raise money, but he also wanted to make the best use of it. Comment.
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Veterans Memorial Park reconstruction underway

A lush and colorful garden will bloom next spring in Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, and for many years to come. Comment.

Van Nest Little League Partners With SI Yanks For Fundraiser

Van Nest Little League is partnering with the Baby Bombers to raise money for its 2012 season. Comment.

Local Merchants Helps Throggs Neck Softball

Throggs Neck Girls Softball League is in desperate need of upgrades for its field, and the man who is taking the lead has no connections to the league at all. Comment.
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Rim Bandit Arrest Near: Deputy Inspector Nicholson

The arrest of the tire and rim bandit who has prowled the streets of the 49th and 45th precincts over the last nine months is imminent, according to Deputy Inspector Kevin Nicholson of the 49th Precinct. Comment.
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BSA Approves White Plains Road 24-hour Planet Fitness

No sweat! Comment.
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DOT Re-opens Mead After FDNY Incident

Local residents and the FDNY are at ease after the Department of Transportation reopened access to a Van Nest street. Comment.
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City Island rallies in town hall to save Ladder 53

City Island sent a strong message to City Hall about gambling with their safety on the planned closure of Ladder 53, and hopefully the administration is listening. Comment.
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Volunteers Help Joplin Victims

Severe tornado destruction in two southern states has sparked a strong volunteer effort in the Bronx. Comments (1).

Bronx Landmarks Facing Steep Budget Cuts

The 2012 New York City budget could leave a few Bronx landmarks looking different. Comment.
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Activist gets graffiti removed in Pelham Gardens

Thanks to the work of one community activist, graffiti has be painted over on about 20 utility poles in Pelham Gardens. Comment.
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Ferry Point Golf Course first six holes approved

Fore! Comment.
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P.S. 304 Youngsters Enjoy Edible Community Garden

Getting young students to eat vegetables is getting easier at P.S. 304, where pre-k classes have planted their own Edible Community Garden. Comment.
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Bronx Chamber hosts business expo

The most important leaders in the borough’s business community gathered together with leaders from around the city and state for the 2011 Bronx Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. Comment.

LaPuppet’s P.S. 14 Bike Drive Going Strong

P.S. 14’s power may officially come from Con Edison, but its head custodian has been energizing the school since he first started working there over 30 years ago. Comment.
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TNCAP Surveys Teens

How have our attitudes toward alcohol changed? Comment.

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