November 18, 2011: 2011, Issue 46
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Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011

Throggs Neck

Dr. Gonoud holds food drive

Dr. Kenneth Gonoud has lived in Throggs Neck for his entire life, and built a successful chiropractic business there. So he wanted to find a way to thank the people around him, and he decided a food drive would be the best way. Comment.

Nineteen-year-old arrested in connection with hospital shooting

A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting in Bronx Lebanon Hospital on Wednesday, November 9. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 21, 2011

Morris Park

49th Precinct ‘safe havens’ coming to life

The 49th Precinct Community Council’s plan to keep local children safe is slowly coming into fruition. Comment.
Hunts Point

Dr. Ian Amritt takes over as new chair of Community Board 2

Community Board 2, arguably the Bronx’s most complex board, given the fact that it contains both large industrial and residential area, has a new chairman. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011

Pelham Bay

Lawrence Keane Post celebrates Veteran’s Day

Pelham Bay’s Lawrence Keane American Legion Post commemorated another Veteran’s Day on Friday, November 11. Comment.

Bronx Chamber honors veterans

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce held its annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon at Spoto’s Restaurant and paid tribute to men and women from all walks of life who have served their country. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011

Armored car robbed on Third Avenue, FBI searching for two suspects

A manhunt continues for those involved in an armored-truck robbery on Third Avenue and East 155th Street. Comments (1).

Pioneering Monetfiore residency programs celebrates 40 years

The job of surgical physician assistant developed on the front lines of the Vietnam War, but its training methods were perfected at Montefiore Medical Center. Comment.
Throggs Neck

Dead body found by St. Raymond’s Cemetery

Police are currently looking for suspects involved in the abduction and murder of a Wakefield man. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011

Co-op City

Crowley, Co-op City rally to keep post offices opened

Keep it open! Keep it open! Comment.
Throggs Neck

Vandalism occurs at recently renovated Veterans Memorial Park

Construction on Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park are now complete, but vandalism has already occurred. Comment.

Community Board leaders react to new bike lane law

Love them or hate them, Bronxites have been seeing a lot of bike lanes popping up over the past few years. A new law will give community boards, not just in Bronx, but all over the city a chance to voice their concerns before any of the lanes are installed or removed. Comments (3).

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Macy’s to anchor new mall at Bay Plaza

The Bronx’ newest retail hub will feature the borough’s second Macy’s. Comment.
Pelham Bay

Original Pelham Delite Bake Shop owners return

The original owners of a beloved Pelham Bay bakery have two words for their customers: we’re back. Comments (1).
Throggs Neck

45th Precinct loses narcotics module

The 45th Precinct may just have lost one of its most effective weapons in the fight against drugs when a narcotics unit that was stationed at the precinct was recently moved. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011

Parkchester

Macy’s: Parkchester store staying put

A spokesperson for Macy’s says the opening a the Bay Plaza location will have no impact on the status of its original Bronx store, located in Parkchester. Comment.
Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay building’s residents bemoan lack of gas service

Frustration is mounting for residents of a Pelham Bay apartment building who have been without gas for over a month and have not received a timetable for its return. Comment.
Pelham Bay

NYPD tows for expired inspection sticker

The city that never sleeps might actually be the city that never gives its residents a break. Comments (7).
Morris Park

Cross County offers space for Postal CPU

The Van Nest community’s post office may have closed over the summer, but Cross County Federal Savings Bank has stepped up to provide some postal services for Van Nest residents who prefer the more traditional methods of purchasing stamps and money orders. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Feds Step In On Bronx River Green Space

Starlight Park, along the banks of the Bronx River, is currently under renovation and expected to re-open in summer 2012. Comments (1).
Parkchester

Ribbon cut on Soundview Park fieldhouse

After years of planning, Soundview Park finally has its new fieldhouse. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Fordham South

Velodrome plans unveiled for Kingsbridge Armory

Members of the National Cycling Association foresee the Kingsbridge Armory as the site of a velodrome that can host a six-day series of indoor bicycle races, and be open to the public for two months. But that dream may be a bigger long shot than any race entrant. Comment.

CB 10 makes Hammond Cove Marina budget priority

The redevelopment of Hammond Cove Marina has been made the top budget priority request by Community Board 10 for FY 2013. Comment.

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