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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

Out2Play constructs new playground for P.S. 96

The Richard Rogers School, P.S. 96, finally has the playground the school, administration and students feel they deserve. Read more…
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Pel. Pkwy. S. buildings need repair

Tenants in one large complex of art-deco style buildings on Pelham Parkway South are fed up, and they want some major repairs to take place on their homes. Read more…
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Stable’s future inabled

Plans and negotiations are underway for the space where the Pelham Parkway Stables were once located. Read more…
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Deal finalized on Korony American Legion building

Citing high maintenance costs and dwindling demand for its party room, Korony American Legion Post #253 sold its headquarters on Longstreet Avenue in a deal finalized over the summer. Read more…
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Graffiti cleanup makes Westchester Square shine

Westchester Square continues its revitalization, as New York City agencies stepped in to assist with the much-needed graffiti clean up on Wednesday, October 22 at 9 a.m. Read more…
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Lion of the Bronx budget process plans retirement

A man who has dedicated 30 years of service to three different borough presidents and was a driving force in creating the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation is retiring at the end of this month. Read more…
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Ferry Point Community Advocate

On Saturday, October 25, even though many It’s My Park Days were cancelled throughout NYC (due to the projected rain forecast), our volunteers from Monsignor Scanlan High School, led by Friends of Ferry Point Park, were willing and able to complete a successful volunteer day, rain or shine. Read more…
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Korony American Legion Post 253

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Samuel Young Legion Post 620

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Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

Our next PBTCA meeting will be held on Monday, November 17, at St. Theresa’s cafeteria, 2855 St. Theresa Avenue. Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m., followed by our meeting. Our guest speakers are members of the NYC Fire Department. They will cover fire safety and fire prevention. I heard them speak at the Waterbury La Salle Community Association meeting and came away with a lot more important information in case of a fire. I also came home with a free smoke alarm, which they will also give to everyone at our November 17 meeting. Read more…
Crime

Dumping Task Force seizes Bronx vehicle

Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty announced that the Department of Sanitation’s Citywide Illegal Dumping Task Force seized and impounded 15 vehicles that were involved in incidents of illegal dumping during the month of September.   The DSNY Task Force, composed of plainclothes Sanitation Police Officers, monitors known dumping locations and seizes the vehicles of illegal dumpers caught in the act. Read more…
Borough-wide

Carrion, Palma fund colorful new library

Potluck fare and sing-a-longs marked the opening of CES 102’s bright new library space and media center Monday, October 27. Borough President Adolfo Carrion and Councilwoman Annabel Palma teamed up to fund the renovation, each contributing $150,000 of capital budget money. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx tenants fight landlord

Two-dozen Bronx tenants reached a court-approved settlement last week, ensuring that their landlord will shape up…or else. Read more…

Monday, Nov. 3, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

Spencer Estate Civic Association

A visit from Senator Jeff Klein to our October meeting proved more than fruitful. The senator issued a call to action. It seems that the American Indian is pulling the wool over our eyes regarding the sale of cigarettes, where millions of tax dollars are not collected. The senator said he is seeking ways to divert the monies especially now that our state treasury is low. A noble endeavor, but remember Custer. Read more…
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Korony American Legion Post 253

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Waterbury Lasalle Community Association

In many ways the business district is the lifeblood of our community.  If our business district is healthy and thriving, people from our community as well as surrounding communities will be drawn here.  Of course, this will also make our residential area a more sought after place.  There are many aspects to a healthy business district.  One very important aspect is visual appeal.  Another is parking but we’ll save that for another column!  Read more…
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Throggs Neck Merchants Association

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Samueal Young Legion Post 620

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Locust Point Association

Hello all!  I would like to have been able to report that Comedy Night was a great success, but unfortunately, it was cancelled due to lack of response.  Some other scheduling changes: The Adult Halloween Costume Party has also been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts and will be combined with the Kid’s Party and Movie Night on Halloween.  We also rescheduled the Meet Your Neighbors Night to Saturday, November 6.  Look in your bulletin for further details or call me at (718) 792 7647. Read more…
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Throggs Neck Homeowners Association

We have another addition to our meetng on Tuesday, October 28. Captain Dimitrios Roumeliotis of the 45th Precinct will stop by to say hello and introduce himself to our members. This will be a perfect time to discuss the quality of life issues we spoke about at our last meeting.  Please join us in welcoming the captain to our meeting  and also Ellen Kolodney from DA Johnson’s office who will give us great tips on identity theft. Our meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. Read more…
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Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

The PBTCA is happy to report that a traffic signal will soon be installed at Crosby and Roberts avenues.  Our board member, Frank Tranchese, submitted a petition with 40 pages of signatures to Councilman Jimmy Vacca.  There were many years of requests for this traffic light and we were told it would never happen.  Solid proof that when taxpaying citizens unite with our elected officials-remarkable achievements do result. Read more…
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Ferry Point Community Association

Hello all you concerned neighbors. October 13, Columbus Day, turned out to be a more productive day than we planned. The Building With Books group (which was made up of student volunteers from five borough after school programs), turned out to be 70 instead of the original 50. Read more…
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Community Board #10

Recently, Bronx Community Board 10 had received word from the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) that a traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of Roberts Avenue and Crosby Avenue.  This signal was among the many requests that the Board had forwarded to the DOT concerning traffic safety issues in our service area.  The signal was needed to aid school children and pedestrians in crossing this busy street. Read more…

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