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Friday, April 25, 2008

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Cerini Coffee perks big time at new spot

For nearly three decades patrons and fellow merchants of Belmont’s Little Italy have frequented Cerini Coffee & Gifts for more than just their morning cup of Joe. Read more…
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St. Frances parishioners active during papal visit

St. Frances de Chantal parish in Throggs Neck made their mark on Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to New York, at Yankee Stadium Sunday, April 20, as well as throughout his stay. Read more…
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Safer streets for seniors

A study of pedestrian fatalities from 2002 to 2006 showed senior citizens, ages 65 and older, made up about 12 percent of New York City’s population, but were involved in nearly 39 percent of the City’s fatal pedestrian accidents. Read more…
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LL camera IDs thief

Beautiful spring weather was a fitting tribute for the opening of the Throgs Neck Little League season, but a cloud of fury soon enveloped the team after they discovered they were robbed earlier that week.  Read more…
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Parking ticket feud continues

The signs marking where a former driveway for the Smithsonian’s Pelham Bay facility may be gone, but a parking ticket issued on the inactive driveway in February still lingers, taunting the last victim that fell prey to the city’s quest for revenue. Read more…
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Pel Bay train stations scheduled for rehabs

The MTA has announced that work will begin to rehabilitate all three of the #6 line stations in Pelham Bay. Read more…
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Papal Mass provides message of hope to thousands

Pope Benedict XVI delivered a message of peace and hope to close to 60,000 residents at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, April 20, during an afternoon ceremony that wrapped up his visit to the United States.    Read more…
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Preston principal leaves a distinguished legacy

A new era will begin at Preston High School on July 1, as the school celebrates the successes of longtime principal Sr. Lucille Coldrick when she passes the educational torch on to her associate and friend Jane Grendell. Read more…
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Bayshore/Watt Ave. park gate still not resolved

After the NYC Parks Department informed Spencer Estate residents they’d have to accept a public access gate at Bayshore and Watt avenues to service the waterfront promenade it’s planning, the residents began a rally to make sure the project does not have a negative impact on the surrounding area. Read more…
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FP friends push for kayak launch

If one community leader has her druthers, kayaks could soon be gracing the waters of the East River and Westchester Creek off Ferry Point Park. Read more…
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Bus snag ruins Papal youth rally

Hundreds of Bronx youth were left stranded on Saturday, April 19, after their chartered buses failed to show, forcing  numerous kids to miss their opportunity to attend Pope Benedict XVI’s rally at St. Joseph Seminary in Yonkers. Read more…
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Do You Remember

Tom Casey and I have taken to visiting some of the many south Bronx churches on Sunday mornings.  We’ve heard some astoundingly great gospel music and met some wonderful welcoming people in our travels.  Last week we checked out one church that was over a century old and had the original pews, organ pipes, etc.  We also stopped by a newer structure, St. Margaret’s, in the Longwood historic district.  Read more…
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Around Town

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town. Read more…
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The music lives on at Schuylerville Music Center

Site selection for the Schuylerville Music Center was done carefully, as when McDonald’s decides if a property warrants a pair of golden arches.  Read more…
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Monroe Lovinger, retired Bronx accountant, philantropist

Monroe Lovinger, a retired accountant who worked his way through college, built a successful practice and then became a staunch and generous supporter of those in need, died on April 14 at his home in Manhattan. He was 99. Read more…
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Defaced 9/11 memorial replanting set for May

After a grove of saplings serving as a living memorial to 9/11 victims disappeared, community leaders and activists vowed to return the trees to their rightful places. Read more…
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WSMC celebrates second chance

In a gala announcement on Friday, April 18, outside of the hospital’s main entrance on Seddon Street, elected officials, hospital administration and staff all gathered to celebrate the survival of New York Westchester Square Medical Center. Read more…
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Loretta’s up in flames

A fire in the early morning, while workers were tarring the roof of a popular Country Club eatery, sent flames spewing into the air and left several school lunch programs high and dry. Read more…

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