November 21, 2010: 2010, Issue 46
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Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Bronx Times Reporter

CB 10 votes to put docs, tots on main streets

The effort to ease traffic brought on by care centers and medical facilities is one step closer to being a reality in Community Board 10. Comment.

Residents want more of Bedford rezoned

Rezoning Webster Avenue is such a hit, most residents what the rezoning efforts to be expanded. Comment.

New school in Norwood moving ahead

It still may be a while off before children are pouring in and out of P.S. 177 on Webster Avenue, but the city is steadily moving along with the construction of the facility. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Paul Ave traffic direction may be reversed

It looked like a done deal, but the St. Paul Avenue reversal will have to be voted on again by Community Board 10. Comment.

Parkway Tree Advocates sit down with city’s lawyers

The Pelham Parkway Preservation Alliance and the city representatives met behind closed doors to hammer out a deal to avoid a prolonged legal battle. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

1996 shooting causes murder rate jump in 49

The murder rate in the 49th Precinct took an unexpected jump at the beginning of the month, when a victim, who was shot in 1996, died. Comment.

Lehman High School’s future unknown after F grade

After receiving an F on its annual progress report, the future of Herbert H. Lehman High School is uncertain. Comment.

Bronx business incubator to open soon

The mayor is counting on a former money-printing plant to make money once again. Comment.

H.O.G.A.R. opens 48-unit building

Amid fanfare and speeches by elected officials, a new apartment building that will provide housing for 47 disabled individuals opened in Fordham on Friday, November 5. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Benedict’s dedicates new gym

It took almost a year of fundraising, and two weeks of hard work just before school opened, but St. Benedict’s School has a newly refurbished gymnasium. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Teenage girls lead to spike in assaults

The top priorities for one of the busiest police precincts in the borough involves drugs, gangs and 14-year-old-girls; but not necessarily in that order. Comment.

D.A. meets with LGBT community on gay attacks

Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson met with gay community leaders at a closed door meeting to listen to their concerns about the prosecutions of the suspects who allegedly beat and tortured three gay men in Morris Heights. Comment.

Bronx dems keep their seats

The Democrats, although not very popular elsewhere, dominated Election Night in the Bronx. On Tuesday, November 2, the party won all 19 races affecting Bronx County. Comment.

Crowley wins re-election

On election night, while most congressional Democrats were playing musical chairs with Republicans and Tea Partiers, the Bronx’s congressmen stayed put. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Last comic store standing

Twenty years ago, Cosmo Cassetta retired from the city Parks Department. Now the owner of Cosmo’s Cards & Collectables is thinking about retirement again. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Nest to honor veteran with monument recognition

The last battle for Peter Wiesneifski is finally over. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Services and space are expanded at Premier HealthCare in Throggs Neck

Nobody really likes going to the dentist’s office or getting blood drawn, but now that the Premier HealthCare facility on 3060 East Tremont has reopened, those uncomfortable trips will be a little bit easier for those living with developmental disabilities. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Dream Makers celebrates first anniversary

Dream Makers Performing Arts celebrated its first birthday in style. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Wallace Ave co-op concerned with F.E.G.S.

An organization that provides services to mentally and physically disabled adults has increased its presence in a Pelham Parkway co-op building without going through the required process, residents claim. Comment.

Parkchester security guard recognized

Bettina Herbert is many things: an immigrant, a mother, and someone who has been recognized by her peers and superiors as a great security guard. Comment.

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