September 2, 2009: 2009, Issue 36
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Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Lot owner cleans site after molesting

A local property owner has done the right thing by cleaning an overgrown lot on the corner of Revere Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard after a woman who lives nearby was accosted by someone hiding behind the weeds. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Ann Sauro passes away

Ann Sauro, who helped organize the Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and sat on the 45th Precinct Community Council, passed away at the age of 82 on August 20. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Teens flock to TN Library for summer read

Quincy Tyler detested books until he met librarian trainee Vershell Wigfall. Tyler, 15, is a New York Public Library Summer Reading participant at the Throggs Neck Library. Wigfall suggested that he read Monster by Walter Dean Myers. That was all it took. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

A-Rod, Yankees honored at Bronx Chamber event

Alex Rodriguez and two fellow Yankees took time out of their busy schedules to play ball with Bronx youngsters. Comment.
Crime

POLICE BLOTTER

40th PCT. Comment.

2009 Primary Endorsements

DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE FOR MAYOR Comment.

Intern grows his talents at community garden

Helping to sow the seeds for a greener future, one Bronx student participated in a summer internship with City Parks Foundation. Comment.

Seabrook endorses Liu

Councilman Larry Seabrook tossed city comptroller candidate John Liu an unexpected endorsement on Wednesday, August 19 in Co-op City. Comment.

U.S. Bank employees finish Habitat units

When formally homeless families move into 715 Fox Street, they will move into a building that is LEED-Certified green – built with eco-friendly materials – with its very own green roof. They also will move into a building that is partially built by volunteers from U.S. Bank. Comment.

BP Diaz wants a raise

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Councilwoman Maria Baez joined union boss Stuart Appelbaum beside the Kingsbridge Armory on Wednesday, August 26, to demand living wages and union neutrality at the 575,000 square foot landmark. Comment.

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