October 24, 2008: 2008, Issue 43
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Friday, Oct. 24, 2008

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Japanese art at Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Gardes will be unveiling an eclectic work of eastern art as part of Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Chrysanthemum. The exhibition and flower show, which opened on Saturday, October 18, also includes an authentic Japanese garden with a pond, bonsai trees, and Japanese Chrysanthemum. The flagship exhibit is the bamboo sculpture designed by Tetsunori Kawana, whose works have been seen in Japan, Russia, Italy, and the U.S. Comment.
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Winter wonderland goes green

In an effort to become more environmentally friendly the Bronx Zoo has discontinued the long standing nighttime holiday lights display and replaced it with a daytime extravaganza. Comment.
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Red Hats hold meeting

The Pelham Bay Red Hats had a meeting discussing future events on Friday, October 3 at Ampere Avenue. Comment.
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2008 grads receive AP Scholar Awards

Stephanie Marchena and Maxiel Peralta, St. Raymond Academy for Girls graduates from the class of 2008, have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams in Spanish Literature, Spanish Language and English Literature and Composition. Comment.
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Il Club Italiano celebrates heritage

Once again, Il Club Italiano of St. Catharine Academy, sponsored school-wide activities to celebrate Italian Heritage and Culture Month. This year, Il Club featured the teachings of San Francesco d’Assisi. Comment.
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High-tech dentistry at St. Barnabas

Did You Know? Comment.
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Native Bronx artist tours local libraries

The works of a new and exciting artist are traveling throughout Bronx public libraries in order to awe and inspire community members. Comment.
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All Hallows reaches milestone

All Hallows High School, a celebrated fixture of the Grand Concourse area for the past 80 years, has been educating young men in the Christian Brothers tradition for a total of 100 years. For the past five years, the school has been named one of the 50 best Catholic high schools in the country by the Catholic High School Honor Roll, and has much to celebrate. Comment.
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P.S. 71 welcomes notable alumnus as Principal For A Day

As part of an innovative program that matches up great role models with our city’s public schools, Department of Education Schools Chancellor Joel Klein came to P.S. 71, welcoming a notable alumnus of the school, the president of a cable news network. Comment.
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Multi-agency raid closes Pelham Parkway stables

A horse stable that has been part of the Pelham Parkway community for decades was closed by city agencies when it was discovered that the owner had set up his business on city property. Comment.
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Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park facelift planned

Major capital improvements are planed for a park dedicated as a place for quiet reflection and meditation about the men and women who make enormous sacrifices so that we may live as free Americans. Comment.

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