December 5, 2008: 2008, Issue 49
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Friday, Dec. 5, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

St. Raymond’s principal a popular role model

Brother Andrew O’Gara, the longtime principal of St. Raymond’s Boys High School in the 1960s and 1970s, passed away recently, kicking off a remembrance of the man so many young men in the area looked up as a role model. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Show of merchant pride

After a drought of inactivity among merchants and professionals in Westchester Square left the area devoid of leadership and essential city services, the newly reconstituted group is coming together urging holiday shoppers to support those stores that support the community. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

49th institutes etching program for cell phones

As the Bronx enters the holiday season and technological devices become more common, theft is on the rise, but the New York Police Department is coming up with new ways to mitigate this threat. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Creative Image shears Locks of Love

Creative Image hair salon used the store as an outlet to give to children in need by hosting their 2nd annual Locks of Love day. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

CB 10 to DOT: Make Ferry Pt. streets one way

Residents of two short blocks in the Ferry Point community have wanted their streets to run one-way for years prevent 18-wheelers from cutting through their quiet residential street. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Klein donates turkeys to local senior centers

Senior centers throughout the Bronx have been given generous turkey donations by Senator Jeff Klein to help families during these troubling times as Thanksgiving approaches. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

All Hallows a top 50 school

All Hallows high school has been evaluated and once again exceeded average standards and has been named one of the top 50 Catholic High Schools in the country. Comment.

POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT. Comment.

CB 7 completes emergency response training

In case of an emergency, it is essential people have the proper training and ability to handle an unexpected or dangerous emergency, the Community Emergency Response Team Program offers these valuable skills. Comment.

Project helps treat MICA youth

The Bronx now offers a free after school support program to help assist adolescents suffering from substance abuse and mental illnesses. Comment.

Turkey giveaway at New Era

Veterans and community members in need of help this holiday season were able to come to a fabulous resource in Soundview where they were given free turkeys and related accessories. Comment.

Rotary Club trucks turkeys to blind kids

For the fourth time since 2004, a turkey train stopped at Pelham Parkway and the New York Institute for Special Education’s Schermerhorn program. Comment.

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