August 9, 2012: 2012, Issue 32
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Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

Throggs Neck

45th Precinct C/O Russell Green promoted to Deputy Inspector

Congratulations, but please don’t go! Read more….
Mount Hope

Youth from Massachusetts paint Mount Hope church

It’s the good Samaritans to the rescue. Read more….

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

Morris Park

MP Parents: DOE lottery a big scam

Board of Education officials deliberately stacked the deck to keep children out of a highly-prized local Morris Park middle school, a parent coordinator has charged. Debbie Tinelli, a parent coordinator with P.S. 108, said District 11 Superintendant Elizabeth White admitted as much to her. Read more….
Pelham Bay

After staying dormant for months, graffiti removal service returns

The graffiti attack is back! A popular clean-up service is up and running again, with its first clean-up job already completed. Read more….

Monday, Aug. 13, 2012

Pelham Bay

Man nabbed at Keane Square has 46 prior arrests

By Patrick Rocchio Read more….
Bronx Times Reporter

Hallelujahs could be cut short for Bronx churches

Bronx churches could once again get booted out of public schools if the city gets its prayers answered. City lawyers asked a federal appeals court for a stay to immediately keep the churches out of public schools when the school year begins. Read more….

Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012

Bronx Times Reporter

A inch closer to a smoke-free borough

Don’t smoke ‘em if you got ‘em. Read more….
Co-op City

Freedomland fans want the amusement park commemorated in new Bay Plaza mall

The Bronx as a Civil War hotspot? Read more….

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012

Norwood

Fallen officer remembered with street renaming

On a recent gray Sunday in Norwood, an NYPD color guard stood erect. Families shed tears and many stood silent as a new street sign bearing the name of fallen officer was unveiled. Read more….
Morris Park

New MP trees line shopping area

In case you haven’t noticed, Morris Park Avenue is going green. Read more….

Friday, Aug. 10, 2012

Throggs Neck

Orchard Beach water quality OK’d

Holy E.coli! Read more….
Concourse

Getting youths on the straight path, courtesy of a Chicago-style model

To take on gun violence in the south Bronx, a think tank is curbing it Chicago-style. Read more….

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012

Boro Beat

September 13 Primary Heats Up

Half the battle for candidates taking on incumbents is surviving petition challenges from party lawyers to make it on the September 13 Primary ballot. Read more….
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronxites take back the night on National Night Out

This year’s National Night Out couldn’t have come at a more critical time in the borough. From Mott Haven to Pelham Parkway and Co-op City, residents poured into common areas on Tuesday, August 7 pushing for a better quality-of-life. Each precinct sponsored free festitivies. Read more….

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