Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

Morris Park

49th Precinct Council holds food drive

The 49th Precinct Community Council has begun its seventh year collecting food and turkeys for Christmas and Chanukah in what has become a tradition. Read more…
Borough-wide

CB 10 district manager Ken Kearns urges constituents to apply for DEP infrastructure grants

A new program run by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection will issue $4 million worth of grants to private property owners, business owners and not-for-profit organizations to install green infrastructure that is intended to reduce flooding, sewer overflow and pollution in the event of heavy rain. But according to Community Board 10 district manager Ken Kearns, denizens of his area are not taking full advantage of the program - a trend he is baffled by considering how live in close proximity to the water. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 12, 2011

Throggs Neck

Pelham Bay man wants to build baseball field at Ferry Point Park

Ozzie Yon is confident that if he builds it, they will come. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City native features borough in novel

A Co-op City native has featured locations in Pelham Bay and Hunts Point in his first published science fiction fantasy novel called Awakenings. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011

Borough-wide

Parks to remove Orchard Beach Road invasive plants

The continuation of the ecological restoration Pelham Bay Park’s Turtle Cove will now expand west from the cove into the wooded area along Orchard Beach Road. Read more…
Borough-wide

Claremont Parkway Bridge construction causes headaches for business owner

To some, the Claremont Parkway Bridge maintenance construction project is a much-needed infrastructure improvement project. To others, it is a traffic nuisance, but to Stanley Hyman, owner of S. Hyman Plumbing Supplies Company, it’s “a businessman’s nightmare.” Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Borough-wide

Judge keeps Espada’s Soundview Health Center open and on Medicaid for now, more hearings scheduled

Former Senator Pedro Espada’s Soundview Health Center is hanging on for life. Read more…
Borough-wide

Chamber to donate 30,000 toys for holidays

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce is putting 30,000 smiles on the faces of children this year thanks to a generous donation from Bronx Toys. Read more…
Borough-wide

Yankees Curtis Granderson visits P.S. 19’s new playground

A New York Yankees superstar made sure the students of P.S. 19 celebrated their new playground in grand fashion. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011

Borough-wide

Jane Addams accused of grade fixing

With a failing grade in the last academic year, things are continuing to spiral down at the troubled high school. Read more…
Borough-wide

ALDI promises high quality, low prices

With a tough economy in mind, a new supermarket on East Gun Hill Road promises to only cut prices, not quality. Read more…
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Morris Park

Giordano preps for Feast of Seven Fishes

For Giordano’s Big G, who has a great reputation for high quality meats and seafood year round, the Christmas season is a time when many customers choose Giordano’s to stock up on fish for Christmas Eve. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck tree lighting draws hundreds

The Throggs Neck community came together to celebrate the holiday season in what may be the largest tree lighting and toy giveaway with Santa in the history of the annual festivities. Read more…
Borough-wide

Pelham Gardens residents upset over new Stillwell Avenue light

Pelham Gardens residents are livid over a new traffic light installed just off Pelham Parkway. Read more…
Throggs Neck

45th Precinct celebrates major crime reduction

Crime in the 45th Precinct is significantly down in 2011, and with 2012 rapidly approaching, Captain Russell Green and Councilman Jimmy Vacca took the opportunity to thank some of the people responsible for the decrease. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011

Westchester Square

Square homeless case to proceed, judge denies city’s appeal

A move by the city to block the releasing of documents related to the controversial opening of a St. Peter’s Avenue homeless shelter in August 2009 has been denied by the Supreme Court Appellate Division. Read more…
Morris Park

After 90 years, Conti’s Pastry Shoppe better than ever

The owners of one of the oldest bakeries in the Bronx have one thing to say after 90 years of business: Conti’s will never go out of style. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay Park Station to get upgrades, bird droppings targeted

The Pelham Bay subway station is getting a face lift. Read more…

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