Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Borough-wide

Lehman High School starts new screened enrichment program

Students looking for a high-school version of the Beacon program need look no further than Lehman High School. Read more…
Borough-wide

Man struck and killed crossing Bruckner Expressway

Bronx Highway police officers investigate at scene of fatal accident that killed Paul Lynch, brother of fallen 9/11 firefighter Michael Lynch. Paul Lynch, 36, was fatally struck by a Toyota sedan while trying to cross the Bruckner Expressway in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 18. Police believe Lynch entered the highway by squeezing through a hole in the fence along the eastbound side of the Bruckner service road. Read more…

Monday, April 30, 2012

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Pelham Bay Planet Fitness gets 24/4 BSA permit for two years

The weight is over. Read more…
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Loreto Park’s playground and bocce courts officially reopen

Something for the young, something for the old. Read more…

Sunday, April 29, 2012

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Child care center may close under budget cuts

With child care programs facing steep cuts under Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget, Bronx families at one child care center are urging Hizzoner to go easy on them. Read more…
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Truman High School students write about what they would do as mayor

Six Truman High School students wound up as finalists in an essay contest that had them stepping into Mayor Bloomberg’s shoes to fix some of the city’s problems. Read more…

Saturday, April 28, 2012

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TNVAC adds new ambulance to once depleted fleet

The Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps finally has its other wheels back. Read more…
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City Island cameras let you dine in peace

Smile, you soon could be on City Island camera. Read more…

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Borough-wide

Bob Kappstatter now at Bronx Times Reporter, Bronx Weekly in Sunday New York Post

Veteran journalist Bob Kappstatter has joined the Bronx Times Reporter as its new editor, Times Reporter founder and publisher John Collazzi announced this week. Read more…
Borough-wide

Realtor jumps into 80th assembly race

And they’re off! Read more…
Borough-wide

New school to open inside Lehman High School’s campus

As one door may be closing for Lehman High School, another one will be opening this September. Read more…

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Van Etten Building gets makeover

The Nathan B. Van Etten Hospital building at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is undergoing major renovations one piece at a time and with an “open-ended timetable”. Read more…
Borough-wide

Barbershop owner helps recruit mentors

Willie Aquino, owner of Friendly’s Barber Shop, said that growing up with a mentor changed his life. Read more…
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Morris Park high school student invited to prestigious U.S. Naval Academy Summer seminar

Thomas Rufino has been dreaming about a career in the military since he was 12-years old. Read more…

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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DMV snafu drove Morris Park man up the wall

The DMV’s tough driver’s license requirements have curbed identity theft cases. But the same laws that provide safety can cause problems, even for law-abiding citizens. Just ask Morris Park resident Liam Moffatt who nursed a giant headache while fixing a driver’s license snafu. Read more…
Borough-wide

Happy birthday Ann Clair’s!

April 1, 1972 was the day Major League Baseball went on its first strike, “The Godfather” played in movie theaters, and family-owned Ann Clair’s Salumeria opened for business on Morris Park Avenue. Forty years later, that deli is still in the hands of the original family. Read more…
Borough-wide

Sen. Klein’s new district includes 20% more Bronx

The 34th Senate District, represented by Senator Jeff Klein, is more Bronx. Read more…

Monday, April 23, 2012

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Msgr. John Graham made R.C. east Bronx vicar

Msgr. John Graham, the pastor of the St. Raymond Church, has been named Vicar of the East Bronx. Read more…
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Heart Gallery NYC photo shoot at Bronx Museum

Five foster kids eligible for adoption were photographed by some of the city’s leading celebrity photographers in hopes of increasing their chances of finding a permanent family. Read more…
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Illegal truck parking spurns Community Board 9

Community Board 9 knows all too well the prevalence of tractor-trailers illegally parked along residential streets. Read more…

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Borough-wide

Ratepayers balk at Water Board’s 7% proposed hike

The good news is that the Department of Environmental Protection has not proposed a double-digit increase in water usage rates this year. Read more…
Borough-wide

Dotted lane lane on Pennyfield Avenue a cause for concern for some area residents

Some lines were meant to be crossed. Read more…
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Faculty, parents and staff rally against closure of beacon program

“When I yell P and J, you yell beacon!,” shouted program director for the Piagentini and Jones Campus Beacon Program Monique De La Oz at the rally held on Monday, April 16. Read more…
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Circa ‘95 opens pop up shop

Music. Art. Culture. Read more…

Saturday, April 21, 2012

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Edgar Allen Poe cottage wins preservation award

The Edgar Allen Poe Cottage located at 2640 Grand Concourse has been named one of the recipients of the 22nd Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards. Read more…
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TNLL holds 60th opening day

Throgs Neck Little League held its 60th anniversary opening day parade and on-the-field celebration that featured a special remembrance of league volunteer Robert Bonamassa. Read more…
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45th Precinct Community Council breakfast planned for May 9th

The 45th Precinct Community Council is holding its first fellowship breakfast in at least two decades, honoring five outstanding individuals who have made contributions to the causes of law and order and community cohesion. Read more…

Friday, April 20, 2012

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Locust Point Civic’s Earth Day takes place on Saturday, April 21

This Earth Day, Locust Point Civic Association and the Locust Point Garden Club are asking Bronxites to take small actions that will lead to big change. Read more…
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Iconic JHS 80 to likely close amid poor performance

The middle school that taught Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Penny Marshall and Rob Reiner will likely close after 90 years, and parents can thank the New York City Department of Education. Read more…

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Borough-wide

Fire engulfs Van Nest Ave. homes

Morris Park was rocked by a fire that engulfed a two-story building on Van Nest Avenue and spread to surrounding properties on Saturday, April 14. Read more…
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IRT # 6 Pelham line stations on track for renovations

Five IRT #6 Pelham line stations are on track for a face lift, scheduled to begin sometime early next year. Read more…

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

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Watermain mystery looms in Pelham Bay street

A mystery is bubbling up on a tiny Pelham Bay street. Read more…

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