Bronx Times Reporter

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Street sign recognizes candy store owner

Friends, family and officials gathered at the corner of Frisby Avenue and Benson Street to pay tribute to the owner of a candy store that was a gathering spot for children and adults in the Westchester Square community in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Read more…
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P.S. 108 implements student- inspired learning clusters

Nine separate enrichment-learning groups for children at P.S. 108 have kids choosing their own adventure as they participate in student directed learning experiences based around their own interests. Read more…
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Unmarked vehicles carry summons-toting agents

Traffic enforcement has adopted a new strategy for ticketing, using unmarked vehicles. These vehicles are often confused with those used by the NYPD, local residents claim. Read more…
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CB 11 to support traffic reverse

Community Board 11 has received a positive response from the Department of Transportation that appears to have sealed the fate of Tomlinson Avenue. Read more…
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Vacca opposes mayor’s water rate increase

The New York City Water Board is trying to push through another rate hike for homeowners and apartment building owners this coming year. Councilman Jimmy Vacca is again gearing up to fight the increase. Read more…
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TNCAP advises parents when child receives a NYPD C-summons

Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner. With the end of a school year rapidly approaching, everyone is looking to relax, and have a little fun. It is also a good time to be reminded of staying safe and drug free, and following the laws in effect throughout our community. Read more…
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LPCA to host Country Fair, May 2-3

The Locust Point Civic Association is once again bringing back a tradition whose history in the tight-knit community stretches back 40 years. Read more…
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Vandalism diminishes parkland’s beauty

Plans for renovation and security at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park continue with local organizations working together to prevent the ongoing vandalism diminishing the park’s beauty. Read more…
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17th Annual Antique Garden Furniture Show at NYBG

From Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3, , The New York Botanical Garden will host its 17th annual Antique Garden Furniture Show and Sale. Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Garden antique specialists will offer tours and lectures daily. As the country’s original and most important venue for authentic, quality garden antiques, the show is a must for leading collectors. The event kicks off with a Benefit Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale, Thursday, April 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. Read more…
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Lindbergh baby abduction-tour organized

In a reversal of his usual role as host, Lehman College Professor William M. Hoffman will be the featured guest on an upcoming taping of his “Conversations” series. He will discuss his latest play “Cornbury: The Queen’s Governor” with show producer Jerold Barnard during the May 4 taping, beginning at 2 pm in Room C-14 of Carman Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Read more…

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