April 30, 2011: 2011, Issue 17
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Saturday, April 30, 2011

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Activest Vinny Taddeo Committed to Community

A beloved family man who dedicated his life to making his community better has passed away. Comment.
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Problematic Van Nest Teen Hangout Handled

The party’s finally over at a problematic vacant home in Van Nest. Comment.
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O’Grady Comedy Show Hits Stepinac

The comedy show to benefit the O’Grady family of Throggs Neck is finally here. Comment.
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Safety Issues Raised Over Rhinelander Building

It’s been a little over a month since a knife wielder was gunned down by police officers, but elected officials and local residents are searching for answers. Comments (1).
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Hering Avenue ‘Castle’ Now a House of Horrors

One of oldest houses in Indian Village has become a nuisance for its neighbors. Comment.
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Spencer Estates Residents Say No To Park Access Gate

You may have heard of the famous Watergate or Monicagate, but you can call this Gategate. Comment.
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Pro Wrestling Comes to St. Francis Xavier

Tickets are selling fast for a much anticipated wrestling event at St. Francis Xavier. Comment.
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Graffiti removal one step forward, two steps back

The city Department of Transportation cleaned up a graffitied wall alongside the expressway near the corner of Bruckner Boulevard and Huntington Avenue on Friday, April 15 that has been a regular target of midnight scrawlers. Comment.
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Traffic agents may receive new informal, verbal guidelines

Motorists in the Bronx may soon have some more leeway thanks to informal guidelines the Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Division may be putting into effect. Comment.
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Waterbury-Lasalle Residents Lobby For Parking

Residents of Waterbury-LaSalle are beginning to get fed-up with the lack of parking. Comment.
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CB 10 sets forth new guidelines for liquor

Before Community Board 10 acts on a liquor application, it will require the applicant to agree in writing to follow its recently enacted guidelines. Comment.
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Nochimson named branch manager at Van Nest Library

The Van Nest Library has a new branch manager who has made it his business to bring together all parts of the community that wish to access a world of information and services. Comment.
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Riverbay opposes Hutchinson River Bridge switchback

The new two-mile extension for the Hutchinson River Parkway Greenway has hit a bump, as a small piece of the proposed route is being questioned by the host community. Comment.
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Fourth Consecutive Waterbury-LaSalle Tree Giveaway

The Bronx is slowly becoming a greener borough, and local associations are doing whatever they can to help the cause. Comment.
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High Schoolers Clean Up Ferry Point Park

Bill Weisbrod Comment.
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MWA To Advocate for East Bronx Waterfront

The east Bronx waterfront, one of the most neglected and underserved waterways in New York City, has a new friend in the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance. Comment.
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Hammond Cove welcomes Pump-out Boat

Waste dumps may soon be a thing of the past in Eastchester Bay, the end of the East River and the waters around Long Island Sound, as a new service boat will soon come and pump sewage waste out of boats for free. The boat will be based out of Hammond Cove Marina at 140 Reynolds Avenue in Throggs Neck and will begin making its rounds at the start of boating season. Comment.
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Archbishop Dolan visits Providence Rest

Archbishop Timothy Dolan visited Providence Rest Nursing Home as part of his pledge to visit all Catholic missions and works in the Archdiocese of New York during his tenure as its spiritual leader. Comment.
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CB 10 unanimously approved Westchester Square BID

Community Board 10 unanimously approved plans for the Westchester Square Business Improvement District, adding more support to a the BID effort that has been in the works for years. Comment.

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