February 27, 2011: 2011, Issue 8
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Vital Health Center to Begin Expanding

One of the most vital health institutes in the borough broke ground for a major expansion that will be ready for business next year. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Home Owners Get Ticket For Not Shoveling Grass

With snow shoveling a new full-time job for most Bronxites this winter, the last thing a homeowner wants is a ticket for not cleaning their sidewalk. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Benedict’s Celebrate School Pride

St. Benedict’s School held its Spirit Day, and despite an ice storm, the spirit of the children and alumni who came to speak about their experiences was not broken. Comment.

PCB Findings In P.S. 68 Causing High Concern

After samples showed abnormal levels of a toxic compound, students and staff at an Edenwald elementary school are concerned. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Patrick’s Day parade a celebration for all

The annual St. Partrick’s Day Parade in Throggs neck has become a combination of Irish and community pride over the years. Comment.

Millbank may have buyer

The distressed buildings in the Millbank Portfolio have a potential buyer who could lift the slums out of disrepair. Comment.

Famous Arthur Avenue Eatery Turned Down ‘The Godfather’

Although the late owner of a famous Arthur Avenue restaurant thankfully declined, he missed out on having a scene of a famous and popular movie shot in his eatery. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Local Power Outages Damage Electrical Equipment

Electronic equipment in the neighborhood suffered severe damage recently. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Concerned Pelham Bay Resident Has Health Insurance Reinstated

Winter is is a time when people are more vulnerable to get sick, and it’s no time to be without medical insurance. Comment.

HEAF Helps Bronx Students

It may be called the Harlem Educational Activities Fund, but the supplemental education program is working with many motivated Bronx children from middle school to college. Comment.

Bronx Clergy discuss Egypt

The Bronx Clergy Task Force discussed the deteriorating situation in Egypt and began considering what the borough’s religious community can do to help them. Comment.

‘Fake” City Workers Robbing Local Homes

Seniors living alone are being targeted by two men who are posing as utility workers to money and valuables. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 121 Receives New Computers and More

For many schools today, new technology plays an important role in guiding a student to a better education in the future. Comment.

‘Human Calculator’ Preps Schools for World Math Day

What better way to celebrate the upcoming World Math Day then to have the man known as “The Human Calculator” challenged by students of local schools. Comment.

New CD brings caregivers and elderly together

A Beth Abraham music therapist has come up with an innovative way to bring together caregivers and their patients for improved interaction. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Horror House Vacated for Violations

AND PATRICK ROCCHIO Comment.

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