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Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Insomnia Lounge keeps neighbors up all night

Does Insomnia Lounge evoke a family-friendly environment to you? Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police checkpoint finds 2 pounds of marijuana

In the continuing effort to get drugs off the street, the 49th precinct has yet again made an arrest for possession of illegal drugs. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th sets annual Clesse Run

Its time to break out the running shoes in preparation for the 49th Precinct’s 7th annual 5K 9/11 Memorial Run in honor of Lt. Thomas Clesse. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Nest Post Office may close

Apparently snow, rain, heat and gloom won’t stop the United States Postal Service, but technology and the recession might. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

More Munis for Morris  Park Avenue

Out with the old and in with the new. Morris Park residents and shoppers can expect a change to their business district within in the next few weeks, as standard curbside parking meters are replaced with muni-meters. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Parking deck over the Bruckner widely favored

Some have labeled it a pipe dream. But if the money could be found, the Throggs Neck, Waterbury LaSalle and Pelham Bay communities feel that a decking proposal kicked around ever since the Bruckner Expressway was built might be an asset and restore the old-time look of the boulevard. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Speeding motorists enjoy roadway without controls

Peter Spoto of Spoto’s Restaurant on E. Tremont Avenue thinks there should be some sort of speed deterrent on the Cross Bronx Expressway Extension. On Sunday, July 26, a motorist swerved to the side of the extension and hit a parked vehicle. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

DEP vows to fix Puritan Ave. sinkhole

For two months, residents of Puritan Avenue between E. Tremont and Waterbury avenues have had to contend with a large sinkhole right in the middle. Cars have to swerve to avoid hitting the one- to two-foot deep hole. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fr. Sullivan to lead St. Frances de C.

by Patrick Rocchio Read more…
Crime

POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT. Read more…
Borough-wide

Crowded council race field trimmed by BoE

So long, Miguel Santana. Adios, Algernon Quattlebaum. Sayonara, Daryl Johnson. Au revoir, Myra Bon. On Tuesday, August 4, the New York City Board of Elections dismissed a slew of Bronx candidates for City Council – unknowns and on-the-cusp contenders – on the basis of flawed or insufficient petitions. Read more…
Borough-wide

Palma measures Council contenders

Annabel Palma is safe – unopposed by any Democrat in her bid for re-election to the City Council. The Parkchester pol will stroll to victory in the 18th Council District primary on September 15. Read more…
Borough-wide

BP Diaz, Jr. seeks interns

The office of the Bronx Borough President is seeking interns for the fall 2009 and spring 2010 semesters. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bon Appetit at Bronx Y

The Bronx YMCA celebrates its the 3rd Annual Bon Appétit Event at the Bronx YMCA located on 2 Castle Hill Avenue on Wednesday, September 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. This event brings you a selection food and wine from some of the best restaurants in the Bronx and beyond. This event will help the branch continue to provide children and teens a place to come after school for safe, productive activities that encourage and support academic performance, help to build their self-esteem and develop healthy lifestyles. Read more…
Borough-wide

Neighbors on new playground: it’s unsafe

Gun Hill Houses tenant Barbara Gibson and tenant president Robert Hall are pleased that the Parks Department saw fit to renovate Gun Hill Playground, a .72-acre park at the corner of Holland Avenue and Magenta Street. Only, Gibson and Hall wish there had been more neighborhood dialogue beforehand. Read more…
Borough-wide

New housing for Longwood

A groundbreaking was held for two affordable buildings in Longwood. Read more…

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