August 2, 2012: 2012, Issue 31
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Bronx Times Reporter

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

Throggs Neck

Merchant softball game make TNLL a winner

The real winner in this year’s charity softball game was the Throgs Neck Little League. Read more….
City Island

City Island has four power outages in two weeks

City Island residents and many businesses were out of power and peace-of-mind last month as the island community was hit with four unplanned power outages in less than two weeks. Read more….

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012

Morris Park

Flip elementary school to middle school: D’Angelo

Fixing Morris Park’s middle school shortage is right in its own back yard. But that’s only if the city Department of Education is willing to listen, parents and community organizers say. Read more….
Bronx Times Reporter

Seniors sound the whistle to summon help

“You know how to whistle, don’t you? You just put your lips together and blow.” Lauren Bacall in “To Have and To Have Not.” And that’s exactly what community groups want the vulnerable senior citizens to do in the Bronx. Read more….

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012

Pelham Gardens

Umberto E film tribute of a loving son for his dad

Pelham Gardens filmmaker Anton Evangelista wanted to create a film tribute to remember his late father - and to introduce him to future family members. Read more….

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012

Allerton

Feds dismantle drug network in Allerton Avenue Coops and Parkside Houses

Two Allerton housing developments are a lot quieter these days thanks to a major drug bust by federal and local authorities. Twenty-five gang members were charged for distributing crack cocaine as far back as 2006. Federal prosecutors say its probe is “far from finished.” Read more….

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012

Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Larry Seabrook conviction has candidates lining up

A potentially crowded race is on to fill disgraced City Councilman Larry Seabrook’s northeast Bronx seat. Read more….
Westchester Square

Bronx theatre company gears up for production at NYC Fringe Festival

The square is alive, with the sound of music. Read more….

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

Boro Beat

Looking at Boro Hall wannabes if Ruben runs for Public Advocate

With Bronx Boro Prez Ruben Diaz Jr. floating a test balloon that he’s WEIGHING a run for Public Advocate, we’ll have some fun playing the political guessing game of who wants to move into the County Building. Read more….
Morris Park

Firefighter receives posthumous plaque dedication

Alexander Lopez was a firefighter his crew could never forget. He fit right into the FDNY’s hardscrabble unit, where he made lifelong friends. Last year he suffered a fatal heart attack. This year, he was remembered as a committed leader. Read more….

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