Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Parkchester

St. Raymond students remember victims of parkway van crash

Jaslyn Gonzalez will forever be remembered by students and faculty at St. Raymond’s elementary school. Read more…

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Morris Park

Scrooged on holiday lights last year, Morris Park tries again

Morris Park’s annual Christmas light decorations could be “Scrooged” once again. That’s because only 19 of the roughly 360 local businesses have donated to the project so far this year, according to Robert Ruggiero, head of the Morris Park Alliance merchant’s group. Read more…
Throggs Neck

These P.S. 304 students sign on for traffic safety

Stop, look and listen before crossing the street. Read more…

Monday, July 2, 2012

Throggs Neck

Revered program director at T.O.T.S. retires

Nikki DiNapoli, head of These Our Treasures, has lost her “right hand”. It’s a figurative expression for Dianne Bradford, a beloved program director for TOTS who retired on Friday, June 22. Read more…

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Fordham South

Botanical Garden hops to The Bronx Brewery

When it comes to making beer, the New York Botanical Garden hops to it. It’s harvesting its own hops to help the newly-opened Bronx Brewery, a small Mott Haven company brew local beer. Read more…
Morris Park

Local Girl Scouts receive group’s top honor

These Girl Scouts know the meaning of “girl power”. Read more…

Saturday, June 30, 2012

City Island

$149.5 pricetag on controversial City Island replacement bridge

City Island is getting a new steel cable bridge - whether the community wants it or not. Read more…
City Island

Ho Hum, Ladder 53 funding restored - again

Ladder 53 has been saved (sigh), once again. Read more…

Friday, June 29, 2012

Fordham

Bronx cop team tackling wannabe gangs

Call them wannabe gangsters, but these Bronx groups of teens and twenty-somethings calling themselves crews are just as bad as the more familiar Blood, Crips and other better known gangs. The police department, recognizing their growth around the borough, has responded by recently expanding its Juvenile Justice Division unit to the Bronx. Read more…

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Morris Park

New C.O. for 49th Precinct

So long Deputy Inspector Kevin Nicholson, hello Capt. Lorenzo “Andy” Johnson, new commanding officer of the 49th Precinct. After over two years fighting to improve the quality of life within the precinct, the highly respected Nicholson has been reassigned, much to the chagrin of neighbors sorry to see him go. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Park slobs on grill for leaving mess

Community Board 10 may have to grill the Parks Department on what exactly is its grilling policy. Read more…
Boro Beat

It’s party over friendship for Vacca in Snooki race

We expected to see east Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca walking around with his arm in a sling after some arm twisting from both sides. This after some early reports he was thinking about staying neutral in the race between Morris Park Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera and local Realtor Mark Gjonaj. Read more…

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