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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

New Internet Cafe opens at Beth Abraham

Seniors learning to surf the web to connect with friends and family, as well as younger people looking to go online to complete GEDs or college credits will have no problem accessing the information superhighway at Beth Abraham Family of Health Services’ nursing facility. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

A little change can go a long way

Students of P.S. 108 prove that a little change can go a long way. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Film-generated OTB storefront panics M.P.

All bets are off! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Tomlinson residents fight CB 11 decision

Tomlinson residents continue the fight to save their private block and peaceful way of life. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Traffic agents strike again in bus stop

How should we repay an elderly veteran taking an ill friend out for a cup of coffee? For Michael Salzano the answer was with a parking ticket. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

TNCAP students illustrate community safety

If a picture is worth a thousand words, than the students from Throggs Neck are speaking up in volumes Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cars squat on Ampere

A blue Chevrolet Impala remains parked on the street in Spencer Estate where it has languished for more than a year, according to neighbor and Spencer Estate Civic Association acting vice president Ronnie Clough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 71 Mock Trail Team celebrates trip to the finals

The Mock Trial Club of P.S. 71 was fortunate to be in the Final Round on May 29, at Bronx County Court. This program is a wonderful opportunity for 7th and 8th graders to work with attorneys, and learn about trials and court procedures. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Red Hat Roses catch the bus

They wanted to hire a bus for a day trip to Pennsylvania, but found that the cost of the fare would break the bank. However, thanks to some quick thinking, now the group of senior ladies will be hearing an “all aboard!” Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Five inducted into Walk of Fame during Bronx Week

Five talents, who have risen to the top of their fields, were honored in a ceremony on Saturday, June 20. The Bronx Walk of Fame inductions topped off Bronx Week’s nine days of festivities celebrating Bronx pride. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Sen. Klein selects outstanding educator for Distinction Award

On Tuesday, June 2, the New York State Senate held its annual Women of Distinction Awards and Ceremony. Each senator selected a woman from New York’s 62 senatorial districts to be part of a traveling exhibition of outstanding women. Nominees included women from the worlds of business, academia and civic life, as well as those who performed heroic or selfless acts, made significant discoveries or excelled against difficult odds. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Hearts and Hammers fix it up

Regional Aid For Interim Needs held its 13th annual Hearts and Hammers Renovation Day on Saturday, June 6, making free repairs to two houses of worship and a senior center. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Workers maintain Stella D’oro line through heavy rain

It rained on Thursday, June 18, cold and heavy. Elizabeth Francisco and Roberto Lopez shivered. Ghanshyam Amin and Thanh La souhgt refuge under the Kingsbridge el. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 175 adds a variety of new tech upgrades

The future is looking bright at P.S. 175 with the addition of a wide variety of new technology for students to enjoy and learn on. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Island honors Henry Hudson’s expedition

Not even rain could stop City Island residents from celebrating their great history. Read more…
Crime

POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT. Read more…
Borough-wide

Convicted in girlfriend’s slaying

District Attorney Robert T. Johnson announced the murder conviction of a 39-year-old man who paid a hit-man to kill his 18-year-old girlfriend. Carlos Cruz, of Southbridge, MA, pled guilty to one count of murder in the 1st degree in the shooting death of Chelsea Frazier, also of Southbridge, MA, on April 13, 2008. Read more…
Borough-wide

All work, no play? Not at Alfred Smith H.S.

Alfred E. Smith High is a career and technical school. Students at Smith study automotive technology, construction and architecture; most snag union jobs after graduation. Read more…
Borough-wide

12 students travel to S. Africa

Inspired through the efforts of Nelson Mandela, 12 New York students had the opportunity to travel to South Africa and make their own impression on the world. Read more…
Borough-wide

Jewish Home presents ‘Dancing Like The Stars’

Gliding across the floor and moving to the beat, the participants in the Adult Day Care program of Jewish Home Lifecare had their chance to ‘Dance Like the Stars.’ Read more…
Borough-wide

HPD, SOBRO celebrate Gateway building

It had once been a vacant eyesore, visible to all motorists entering the borough from the Willis Avenue Bridge. It has now been transformed into a vibrant residential building home to the occupants of 23 units of affordable housing. Read more…
Borough-wide

Morris Heights Community Day a hit

The Morris Heights community is unifying to strengthen the neighborhood and help spread awareness of all the resources available. Read more…
Borough-wide

AT&T opens 2 stores

For better or worse, Bronxites love Blackberries, iPhones and Sidekicks. To address the wireless demand, AT&T opened two new stores in the Bronx on Thursday, June 4 at Bruckner Plaza and Westchester Avenue. Read more…
Borough-wide

Goodbye Reserve, Hello NY Guard

National and New York Guard units currently stationed at the Kingsbridge Armory annex could occupy Wakefield’s Muller Army Reserve Center. The U.S. Army Reserve is set to vacate the 50,000-square foot building in 2011. Read more…

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