February 13, 2011: 2011, Issue 6
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Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011

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New Zoning Amendment Limits Medical Buildings in Residential Areas

A zoning amendment that was approved by Community Board 10 in October has been passed by the City Council. Comment.
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WSPT Continues Walk-a-thon for Fitness and Arthritis Foundation

For the second year in a row, Westchester Square Physical Therapy is encouraging fitness and fighting arthritis. Comment.
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49th precinct engages youth in crime prevention

The commanding officer of the 49th Precinct and the dedicated officers who patrol the streets are taking a two-pronged approach to fighting youth crime in Van Nest. Comment.
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St. Patrick’s Honorary Grand Marshals named

The Bronx St. Patrick’s Day Parade will posthumously honor 16 individuals whose contributions to their community and Irish-American culture should not be forgotten. Comment.
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45th Precinct Receives 10 new officers

The 45th Precinct is going to benefit from the police academy’s largest graduating class in several years. Comment.
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CB 11 district manager John Fratta steps down

After 15 years of serving the neighborhoods of Community Board 11, John Fratta will step down from his post as district manager on Friday, January 28. Comment.
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Simone projects could spur economic renaissance

A well-respected developer is leasing space for three projects near Westchester Square, Pelham Bay, and Morris Park that could spark the start of a massive economicrenaissance. Comment.
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New Cuban Restaurant spices up Throggs Neck

Cuban cuisine classics like ropa vieja, mojitos and churrasco can now be found in the Bronx, at the recently opened Havana Cafe. Comment.
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Westchester Square Merchants continue push for a business improvement district

Although the process to create a business improvement district in Westchester Square is moving along, officials are still making efforts to get all businesses in the area involved with the BID’s formation. Comment.
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Unsoveled Property On Barnes Avenue Dangerous to Residents

The sidewalk around a vacant office on the corner of Lydig and Barnes avenues has been a serious threat to pedestrians this winter. Comment.
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Vacca gets agency to adopt orphan sidewalk

It is a stretch of sidewalk that was the orphan of Pelham Parkway South. No City agency wanted to claim responsibility for maintaining the City sidewalk, until now. Comment.
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St. Catharine inducts Rosso family into Hall of Fame

St. Catharine Academy is set to honor a Bronx family who has devoted much of their time to the high school. Comment.
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City Island Library celebrates centennial

The City Island Library, which was the first public library to serve the outer boroughs, is celebrating its centennial this year. Comment.
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St. Benedict’s Parish Helps Troops in Iraq

United States troops overseas in need of supplies will soon be receiving a heart-filled donation from St. Benedict parish. Comment.

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