July 24, 2011: 2011, Issue 29
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Beach Wheelchair Debuts At Pelham Bay Park

Orchard Beach is now the most wheelchair-friendly beach in New York City. Comment.

Concerned Parties Hold Meeting About Country Club Greenstreet

The new greenstreet construction site at the intersection of Kearney and Rawlins Avenues will add some greenery to Country Club, but some fear it will be nothing but a traffic island. Comment.

Ownership Transfer A Milestone For Community Gardens

In the late 1970s, Daniel Santana and about 14 neighbors turned a vacant lot on Anthony Avenue into a garden. Santana tended it diligently for decades, but in the late 1990s, the garden’s future, along with 114 others throughout New York City, was in jeopardy. Comment.

BCC President Dr. Williams Retires After 15 Years

After 15 years, Dr. Carolyn Williams is retiring as president of Bronx Community College. Comment.

Montefiore Opens New Orthopedics Center

Make it one more world-class medical office for both Montefiore Medical Center and the Hutchinson Metro Center. Comment.

Montefiore Hosts First-Ever Art Show

Growing up in the Bronx during the 1970s, Woodlawn Heights resident John Calabro’s passion was graffiti. Calabro, who had given-up graffiti in the mid-1980s, returned to his passion three years ago. Comment.

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