January 13, 2012: 2012, Issue 2
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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012

Hess opens in Waterbury-LaSalle

A long awaited Hess Express has finally opened in Waterbury LaSalle. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012

Jacobi Raises Awareness on HAIs

The simple task of washing your hands can go a long way in saving lives, and the North Bronx Healthcare Network is making sure their staff and patients know that. Comment.

Small business to grow in Hunts Point

Small-business start-ups now have a new home where they can network and work together on establishing a diverse array of businesses in Hunts Point’s historic BankNote Building. Comment.

City Council passes bill requiring city DOT to put interactive map of street conditions online

Got a problem with the condition of the street you live on, work on, or anywhere else in the Bronx? A bill recently passed by the City Council will require the Department of Transportation to have an interactive map on its web site, which residents will be able to find more information about city streets, such as how their condition is rated by the DOT, and the last time each was paved. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012

Target traffic study to CB 10

Members of Community Board 10 and other community leaders will review a traffic study undertaken by the engineer working for the developer on the Target project in Ferry Point. Comments (1).
Country Club

Senator Klein helps Country Club girl receive proper bus arrangement

Special bus transportation has finally been restored for a young Country Club girl. Comments (1).

Bronx Internet Radio Station Relocates to Throggs Neck, Plans DJ Classes

The Bronx’s only 24-hour internet radio station is now based in Throggs Neck. Comments (7).

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Morris Park

Morris Park man uses YouTube to get changes at dangerous Lydig and Colden intersection

A Morris Park resident was able to get a problem intersection revamped, and all it took was a video camera and some internet savvy. Comments (5).

Parkchester resident publishes first novel in coming-of-age trilogy

When Alexander Rutherford was a freshman at Evander Childs High School, one of his classmates showed him a spiral bound notebook containing the manuscript for a novel she had written. Rutherford had never given much thought to writing a novel of his own, but he figured if a classmate could do it, why couldn’t he? Comments (2).

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012

New 17-unit building will house homeless vets

It was a cold day when ground was broken on a 17-unit apartment building that will house homeless vets. Comment.

40 Bruckner Blvd parcel for sale, could lead to further residential development in area

A large real estate offering on Bruckner Boulevard between the Third Avenue and Willis Avenue bridges will likely lead to even more residential development at the southernmost tip of the Bronx. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

Square BID inches closer to approval

The City Council Finance Committee voted unanimously in favor of making the Westchester Square Business Improvement District the city’s 67th BID. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

Former Van Nester elevated to Cardinal

A former resident of Van Nest, who grew up in the community and is a graduate of Our Lady of Solace School, has been elevated to the position of Cardinal in the Roman Catholic church. Comments (1).

49th Precinct Council Food Drive a Success

By Patrick Rocchio Comment.

Monday, Jan. 9, 2012

P.S. 69 gets fancy, teaches students etiquette skills

Faculty at a Soundview public school are making sure their students grades are up, as well as have proper manners at the dinner table too.. For the last two years, teachers at P.S. 69 on 560 Thieriot Avenue have taught their fourth and fifth grade students table etiquette to improve their dining and social skills. Comment.

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