March 14, 2010: 2010, Issue 10
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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

Spellmanites bring Haiti relief

Cardinal Spellman High School students and faculty have contributed towards the relief efforts in Haiti by initiating three projects that resulted in the collection of more than $ 2,500 in funding and supplies. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Country Club Civic Association

Bronx Times Reporter

Community Calendar

PLEASE NOTE:Events submitted for the Community Calendar should be taking place in the Northeast Bronx.Readers wishing to leave information about an upcoming community event should call (646) 641-7744 and leave a message for the Community Calendar or email the events to bronxevents@gmail.com.Deadline for phone messages is Friday at 4 p.m. Comments (1).
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town Section

Hi Readers! Welcome to another edition of Around Town. Comment.
Letters

Letter to the Editor - Senator Klein

(The following letter was sent to Senator Jeff Klein, re thanks) Comment.
Letters

Letters to the Editor-Andrisani

(The fowllowing was sent to Congressman Joseph Crowley). Comment.
Letters

Letter to the Editor-Wilbikin

Dear editor, Comment.
Letters

Letter to the Editor-MTA Proposals

(The following was testimony from Community Board 10 o n the MTA 2010 service reduction proposals.) Comment.
Opinion

Waterbury LaSalle Community Association

Our first meeting for 2010 will be on March 11tat 7:30 p.m. at PS 14 on Bruckner Boulevard and Hollywood Avenue.Please invite your friends and neighbors.We will have several give-aways to get our members ready for spring.Yes, it really is coming! Comment.
Opinion

Throggs Neck Homeowners Assciation

Opinion

American Legion Post 620

Hello all! Comment.
Opinion

St. Barnabas-Dinner With a Doctor

Director of Emergency Department Comment.
Opinion

Bridal Show at Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Courses

Couples looking for the perfect location to hold their wedding, commitment ceremony, engagement party or reception won’t want to miss the upcoming Bridal Show at Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses, April 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. Comment.
Opinion

St. Catharine Academy spearheads Because We Care Project

To honor the heroism of our soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Social Studies Department of St. Catharine Academy spearheaded a project called “Because We Care”. Comment.
Opinion

Rock On The Bronx

This is it! Rock on the Bronx! Weekly bits and pieces of Local Bronx bars, bands, artists. Comment.
Opinion

Mitzi Green Hailed from the Bronx

Mitzi Green Hailed from the Bronx Comment.
Opinion

Pelham Parkway South Neighborhood Association

The Pelham Parkway South Neighborhood Association (PPSNA) will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Bronx House,990 Pelham Parkway South.Returning as our guest speaker will be Mr. I. Terranova, Community Affairs Officer of the New York City Department of Sanitation. Comment.
Opinion

American Legion Post 253

About Us Comment.
Opinion

Pelham Bay Taxpayers Association

Mark Your Calendars - Thursday, March 18, Community Board 10 will hold their monthly meeting at Preston High School, 2780 Schurz Ave, at 7:30.pm. Municipal Services Committee will present their resolution, which they passed unanimously on Monday, March l,to reverse St. Paul back to its original direction.The entire board will vote Yes or No on this resolution. We have fought long and hard for the board to hear the voices of the entire community of Pelham Bay and not only the voices of St. Paul Avenue. Comment.
Opinion

Morris Park Community Association

Well, the long winter is winding down.Hopefully we won’t get another few feet of snow before it does!But no time to waste fretting about winter anymore—it’s spring ahead!Daylight saving time is here this weekend.That’s a start.And in another week it’s really the start of spring.So dust off those projects you’ve been meaning to do because before you know it the nice weather will finally be here. Comment.
Opinion

News Beat

Liam Murphy, deputy director for Emergency Man-agement in Westchester County, and Bronx Com-munity College Radiology Professor Virginia Mishkin-Elam will be honored at the 25th Irish Heritage Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony at Bronx Community College.The event will be held in Colston Hall, 2155 University Avenue at 181st Street, from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 9. Comment.
Opinion

Annual Bronx Independent Festival

Films to be screened March 18 to 20 are “Nasty Old People” by Hannah Nilsson (Sweden, World Premiere), “Birthday Free For All” by Jason Paris (USA, World Premiere), “The Other Side of Paradise” by Justin D. Hilliard (USA), “Beneath the River” by Brian Strine (USA, World Premiere), “5 Lost at Sea” by Jesse Martin & Josh Schmidt (Australia, World Premiere) and “The Hemingway Night” by Gary Mairs (USA). Comment.
Opinion

Forum of Italian American Educators Dinner

The Forum of Italian American Educators will hold its 26th Annual Awards Dinner Dance on Friday, April 16, at the Villa Barone Manor. Comment.
Opinion

Pacifiers and Tooth Problems

Pacifiers and Tooth Problems Comment.
Opinion

Bronx Chapter of US Power Squadron

The Bronx Chapter of the United States Power Squadron is sponsoring a 5-week Safe Boating course at the Bronxonia Yacht Club. Registration and first class is Tuesday, April 6, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Comment.
Opinion

Chester Civic Improvement Associaiton

Opinion

Blotter

40th PCT. Comment.
Opinion

Maj. Michael N. Clancy promoted to Lieutenant colonel

Maj. Michael N. Clancy, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is being promoted the rank of lieutenant colonel. Comment.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

Preston High School Mother-Daughter Luncheon

Tradition is alive at Preston High School as students celebrated the bonds they share with women in their lives, including their mothers, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters, at Preston’s annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon. Comment.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

Westchester Square Zerega Improvement

“To help make that a reality for every family in the city, Mayor Bloomberg and I have set about giving parents more choices - both because choice makes it more likely that parents will find what they want for their children and because competition creates better outcomes for children. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Waterbury Lasalle Community Assoc.

Our next meeting will be on March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at P.S. 14 on Hollywood Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard.We will have several give-aways that will remind us that spring is coming.Take your mind off of the snowy winter and have some fun with us! Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Community Action

Take out your Shamrocks and green berets as St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! Test your knowledge with our St. Patrick’s Day quiz. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 105 school news

Christopher Eustace, principal of P.S. 105, located at 725 Brady Avenue, an-nounces the school’s third annual Career Day, scheduled for March 22, at the school. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. Students in grades 3-5 will welcome guest speakers into their classrooms where the presenters will tell the children about their own educational backgrounds, their skills and emphasizethe link between a solid education andfuture career choices. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Korony Post 253

About Us Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Pelham Bay Taxpayers

April 24, 2006 - St. Paul was reversed “without maximum participation from the Pelham Bay community.” Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Lenten Concert at St. Ben’s

Join the choirs of St. Benedict as they journey through Lent with an evening of Mass, music and specialty dishes on Saturday. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Mosholu Montefiore Community Center

Chris Pinto, director of Sports at the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, announces that the little league is now in its final stage of registration for the spring baseball season. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

East Bronx History Forum

The East Bronx History Forum will meet one week early this month due to conflicts with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The meeting will be about the early Irish immigrant women who ran households throughout the city and nation and the focus this month will be on a Bronx household.The Bartow-Pell Mansion in Pelham Bay Park was home to a number of young Irish ladies seeking a better way of life in America.Their story is told in a rather unique way by former New York Times Reporter Doug Hearle who has investigated their history through the 1860 census and other sources. Comment.
Letters

Letter to the Editor-MTA

Dear editor, Comment.
Opinion

VISIONS Services for Blind

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host its 17th Annual Pamela Schneider Luncheon and Award Ceremony on March 4 at the F&J Pine Restaurant at 1913 Bronxdale Avenue. Comment.
Opinion

Letter-Bill Stuttig

(The following letter was sent to the Jay Walder, chairman, MTA, re: City Island express bus service.) Comment.
Opinion

St. Barnabas Hospital

Heart disease is epidemic throughout the country, but particularly in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, where death rates from heart disease are more than 300 per 100,000, compared with a national average of 253, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control. Comment.
Opinion

School - Academy of Mount St. Ursula

The students created a detailed presentation summarizing the promises made at the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995 and the United Nations Millennium Declaration made at the Millennium Summit in 2000.This presentation was shared in Religion classes throughout the day and the students led small discussion groups to document the issues facing girls in the Bronx.Many of these issues included teen pregnancy, alcohol, drugs, eating disorders, sexually transmitted diseases and breast cancer awareness. Comment.
Opinion

Loan modification scam alert campaign

NEIGHBORWORKS® AMERICA JOINS CITY OFFICIALS FOR LOCAL LAUNCH OF NATIONAL ‘LOAN MODI-FICATION SCAM ALERT’ CAMPAIGN Comment.
Opinion

Public Skting Rink set to close

The Bronx is the only borough without a rink. Comment.
Opinion

Right For Life Contest

Cash Prizes Offered in Pro-Life Speech Contest For High School Juniors and Seniors Comment.
Opinion

Do You Remember

DO YOU REMEMBER Comment.
Opinion

PAL offers after school programs

PAL offers after school programs for youngsters Comment.
Opinion

Mill Pond Park is February’s Park of the Month

Mill Pond Park is February’s park of the month Comment.
Opinion

Leisure Time at Wave Hill

This very white winter has been a treat for garden lovers, who thrill to the transformations of each season, as well as for Mother Nature, who prefers to shrug a soft blanket of white over her shoulders, helping to insulate the renaissance happening beneath the soil.An oasis year-round, Wave Hill in the depths of winter offers serenity, even as our heartbeats begin to quicken at the thought of spring, so fast approaching. Comment.
Opinion

Councilman Oliver Koppell -DOT

A tragic automobile accident on Broadway and 251st Street recently that left one woman dead and one in the hospital impelled Councilman Oliver Koppell to write to Constance Moran,Bronx Borough Commissioner, Department of Transportation, (DOT) demandingthat the(DOT)conduct a traffic study in the area to determine the safety devices needed to reduce speeding and accidents.A copy of the letter was sent to Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, Department of Transportation. Comment.
Opinion

Bronx Beat

Opinion

Bronx Scene

Ceramist Mara Gross will present a solo exhibition marking the 30th anniversary of the National Women’s History Project. The exhibit, entitled Women: At The Table, Off The Wall, Every Day, opens Tues., Mar. 2 and runs through Wed., Apr. 21 at the Hall of Fame Gallery in Bliss Hall on the campus of Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue (at West 181st Street and University Avenue). Comment.
Opinion

Two men charged with numberous sales of firearms

Two men charged with numerous sales of illegal firearms in five month long joint investigation with NYPD Comment.
Opinion

ERA Real Estate

With the expanded homebuyer federal income tax credit currently in effect for first-time and qualified repeat buyers, now is the perfect time to consider making that big purchase, your first, or next, home. Comment.
Opinion

Dental Diary

Periodontal Disease increases risk for diabetes Comment.
Opinion

Effective Leadership honorees

The committee for Effective Leader-ship has announced its honorees for 2010. They are. Comment.
Opinion

New charter school to prepare kids for health careers

New charter school to prepare kids for health careers Comment.
Opinion

Driving Course

The Automobile Club of New York will be conducting a six-hour Driver Improvement course this month at St. Catharine Academy, 2250 Williams-bridge Road. Comment.

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