March 8, 2009: 2009, Issue 10
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Bronxites challenge Empire State’s steps

Two native Bronxites made their borough proud as they competed in the 2009 New York Road Runners 32nd Annual Empire State Building Run-Up. Comment.
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Columbus’ first high school PAL

Christopher Columbus High School has become the first high school in the Bronx to offer a Police Athletic League after-school program. The new program was christened with the help of 49th Precinct Youth Officer Chris Traumer. Comment.
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Harsher graffiti penalties asked

During the 49th Precinct Community Council meeting, residents and community organizations alike agreed that graffiti has become a predominant issue affecting the quality of life. Comment.
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Yankees honor outstanding CB 11 youth

Five extraordinary teens in Community Board 11 were acknowledged for their dedication and service to the community with the 2009 New York Yankee Youth Leadership Awards and $ 500 scholarship. Comment.
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Country Club promised new drains and curbs in 4 years

Country Clubbers between Waterbury, Fairfax and Layton avenues will get new drains and curbs soon. Perhaps not soon enough. Comment.
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Wave Hill prepares for springtime

As the wind begins to blow, so does the excitement Wave Hill feel as spring approaches! Nourish heart and soul with a walk through Glyndor Gallery, a tour of the gardens and a mug of cocoa -- or a light lunch -- in the Cafe. Comment.
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Bronx Zoo launches party to celebrate Mother Earth

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo will be the place to visit this April, when a party for the planet launches with a host of Earth Month event activities. Spring is the time to think green and plan a zoo trip April 4 to 5, 6 to 19, and the weekend of April 24 and 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Plus the first annual Run for the Wild to support the United Nations “Year of the Gorilla” is scheduled for Saturday, April 25. Comment.
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Survey captures artists

Days before Barack Obama announced Adolfo Carrion Jr.’s appointment to White House Director of Urban Affairs, the borough president launched a survey of artists in the Bronx. Comment.

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