May 31, 2010: 2010, Issue 22
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Monday, May 31, 2010

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A visit to Potter’s Field

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49th Precinct honors community at breakfast

The 49th Precinct took time to honor outstanding individuals from the command and the community at its 22nd annual fellowship conference breakfast on Friday, May 21. Comment.
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Graffiti arrests include repeat offenders

A number of arrests for graffiti have recently been made by a special anti-vandalism unit in the 49th Precinct. Vandalism is bad enough, but what might be especially disturbing to some is that the young people arrested already have lengthy rap sheets for graffiti and are vandalizing property close to their own homes. Comment.
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Search continues for Throggs Neck man

The search continues for a Throggs Neck man who has been missing for over one month. Despite some false hope, police have not found the elderly landlord. Comment.
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Crossway membership may disolve ties with Assemblies

After the removal of its founding pastor and the attempted seizure of the church and its property, some members of Crossway Christian Center at 2730 Bruckner Boulevard are looking to end their affiliation with the Assemblies of God. Comment.
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Columbus HS staff eats lunch — cooked by the students

The staff at Columbus High School enjoyed a delicious meal last Thursday, May 20, but it didn’t come from the lunch ladies. The chefs, and servers, were Columbus students. Comment.
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Open cellar door leads to gruesome fall

An 88-year-old woman got more than she bargained for when she entered a 99-cent store on Thursday, May 13. Comment.
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Renters voice anger in tenant forum

Tenants of the Woodmansten Apartments in Morris Park are angry, and a recent long-awaited tenant forum has just begun to scratch the surface. Members of the Williamsbridge Tenants Association say that management of their building has been raising rent at random for the past few years, leading renters to flee the building completely, and contributing to the collapse of what was once a thriving complex. Comment.
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Vacca: close Owen Dolen at night

In order to protect the investment of a massive multi-million restoration project in Westchester Square, renovations may include fencing to make the park inaccessible at night. Comment.
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Laundromat Battles in Throggs Neck

A new laundromat is opening on East Tremont Avenue, smack in the middle of two other laundromats. It’s an aggressive business move, and many locals aren’t pleased. There will be three now, all on one short stretch, and some business owners fear that they can’t all survive. Comments (1).
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Brawl on street near Pompeii club

Arrests and summonses continue to be issued to some patrons of Pompeii Lounge after they leave the club on East Tremont Avenue. While the management has promised to rein in unruly behavior, neighbors are concerned about the element the club is attracting to their quiet residential community. Comment.
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Inductees enshrined on the Bronx Walk of Fame

Bronx Week 2010 came to a heartfelt ending as four inductees were enshrined on the Bronx Walk of Fame in front of the County Courthouse on Sunday, May 23. Unveiling the street signs for famous Bronxites was the kick off for a parade, a food and arts festival, and arm wrestling contest on Mosholu Parkway celebrating the best of the borough. Comment.

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