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Saturday, June 28, 2008

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P.S. 89 students send a strong social message

P.S. 89 students are fighting for the good of their community.  Read more…
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Pelham Gardens residents want stop sign for Bouck Ave.

Local residents in Pelham Gardens are concerned about the lack of sidewalk around the northwest corner of the intersection of Bouck and Waring avenues, coupled with speeding in the area.  Read more…
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MP gets a glimpse of justice in action

The Morris Park Community Association office felt like a taping of Law and Order, as the Bronx DA’s office staged a mock trial at the Bronxdale Avenue facility on Wednesday, June 11.  Read more…
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Vacca, non-profits team up to put seniors online

Councilman Jimmy Vacca has teamed up with several non-profits at the Boston Road R.A.I.N. senior center to ensure seniors are included in the information age. Read more…
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State meets with CB 10 to discuss Lyvere Street

Fed up with the over saturation of social service programs, Zerega residents finally had their grievances heard when representatives from the Office of Mental Health finally held a long sought after meeting with Community Board 10. Read more…
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Road rage shooting rocks Van Nest community

A traffic accident early Saturday morning escalated into a tragic shooting, leaving a young man dead.  Read more…
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Residents flee crumbling building

A severely damaged wall in the basement at 2139 Barnes Avenue has compromised the integrity of the structure, leading to a Monday, June 23 partial evacuation of the premises.  Read more…
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Grocery Market Sell Out

With Angelo and Joe’s Met Food supermarket set to close within a month, controversy continues to percolate over who is responsible for the sale. Read more…
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Family-run Farenga Funeral Home celebrates 50th

An Allerton community mainstay is celebrating a milestone.  Read more…

Friday, June 27, 2008

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P.S. 304 Penny Harvest benefits TNVAC

The Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps got a boost from elementary school children who raised $1,000 to benefit what has become a community staple. Read more…
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Sister Servants raise over $700,000 for convent repairs

The Sisters Servants of Mary, who last year said they needed a miracle to fund repairs to their Country Club Road convent, are now celebrating thousands of them. Read more…
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P.S. 304 showcases student art at open house

The budding artists of P.S. 304 now have a place to showcase their work to parents and guardians, thanks to an innovative program for most of the student body. Read more…
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P. S. 71’s Mock Trial Club’s 7th grade team makes 2nd round

The Mock Trial Club of the Preparatory Academy at P.S. 71 announces that their 7th grade team made it to Round 2 in their competitions at Bronx County Courthouse. They were coached by Brian Mardon, Esq., who came each week to give them helpful advice, and who willingly shared his time and expertise. Read more…
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Teacher nominated for top award

“You have the kids’ touch. Everyone you teach turns good,” an admiring P.S. 72 student told his beloved teacher. Read more…
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Speed humps approved for Middletown Road

Spencer Estate resident Sal Grassia was enjoying a peaceful evening on the porch until his tranquility was abruptly interrupted with the screeching tires of a car jetting down Middletown Road. Read more…
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Owen-Dolen Center renovations scheduled

After years of neglect by a variety of city agencies, Parks and Recreation has finally committed to a nearly $1 million revamp of the Owen Dolen Recreation Center in Westchester Square. Read more…
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Something stinks on Hawkins Street

City Island neighbors are up in arm over a family of skunks, who are joining mice and other vermin in making a derelict property on Hawkins Street their home. Read more…
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Project halted by DOB

The sale of the five large homes on the property of the former Finkle Estate in Country Club, which are practically completed, may take a long time if the Department of Buildings’ issues are not resolved quickly. Read more…
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P.S. 71’s 8th grade class graduation 1st in 50 years

While the eighth grade graduation from P.S. 71 was not a first, it was a long time coming.  Read more…
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Around Town

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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49th Precinct takes steps in war against graffiti

In the wake of the recent desecration of a 9/11 mural, the 49th Precinct has stepped up efforts in its never ending war on graffiti; making three big arrests over the last few weeks.  Read more…
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Hunt Ave. home loses its sunshine

A longtime Hunt Avenue resident is angered with the developer of a property next door to her home that has stolen her sunshine...literally. Read more…
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DOT approves Bronx Park E./Mace traffic light

Much desired pedestrian relief will soon come in the form of a traffic light at the highly traveled intersection of Bronx Park East and Mace Avenue. Read more…
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MP fundraiser gives ailing youngster hope

Just a few months ago, a Morris Park mother deeply feared for her daughter’s life. Now, with the recent conclusion of a Morris Park fundraiser, hope is on the horizon. Read more…
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MP car crash leaves driver in anguish

An accident in Morris Park on June 11 destroyed Zerega resident Irene Caraballo’s Toyota, and the ordeal has not been limited to her injury.  Issues have arisen regarding the other driver and the city’s poor response.  Read more…
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Cameras installed after sex-offender scare

After years of complaining and nearly 10 months in court with her landlord, the Mayfair and Mayflower Tenant’s Association president finally feels secure.  The buildings are showing signs of landlord neglect, she said. Read more…
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FP Golf Design Team

A renowned golf course design firm out of Florida is the presumptive choice for design and construction management of the Ferry Point Golf Course, allaying concerns of those who live near the site that were worried about when progress would be made. Read more…
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Samuel Young Legion Post 620

First off, congratulations to Colleen McCarthy on her elevation to Bronx County Commander. She’s a tireless worker and this was much deserved. So, congrats. Read more…
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Ferry Point Civic Association

The Hutchinson River Parkway Service Road South will be closed between Schuyler and Avenue and Senger Place due to crane operations at this location. The street closing will go in affect Monday, June 16 and will conclude on Wednesday, July 16. Ferry Point residents have received a notice in their mailboxes from the Ferry Point Civic Association concerning this matter. Any additional updates will be provided. For the time being, drivers will need to use an alternate route to arrive at their destination. Please note that Brush Avenue m Read more…
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Korony American Legion Post 253

See your veteran’s and community’s activities here. Call (347) 672-4918. Congratulations to all of our Bronx County officers on their election. Let’s get all the posts working together for a great year. Read more…
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Waterbury Lasalle Community Association

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Throggs Neck Home Owners Association

Just a reminder that our last meeting until September will be held on Tuesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Villa Barone Manor. Our guest speaker will be Captain McSorley of the 45th Precinct. We look forward to seeing you all there. Read more…
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Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

Our next PBTCA meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 24, at St. Theresa’s cafeteria, 2855 St. Theresa Avenue.  Refreshments at 7 p.m. Meeting at 7.30 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Assemblyman Michael Benedetto.  Our next meeting will be in September so if you have any complaints be sure and express them loudly at our June 24 meeting.   Read more…
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Around Town

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