December 12, 2010: 2010, Issue 49
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Bronx Times Reporter

Vandals strike Morris Park on Thanksgiving

Halloween is usually the holiday when vandals strike, but this year it was Thanksgiving. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Firefighter found dead in Throggs Neck station died of natural causes: City

A city firefighter was found dead in a Bronx FDNY station house after suffering heart failure last week. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Throggs Neck Lighting on Dec. 5

The holiday season officially kicks off this Sunday in Throggs Neck with the lighting of the community’s Christmas tree on Sunday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Donations requested for 40 & 8 Locomotive

Bronx veterans are now raising funds to restore the once proud 40 & 8 Locomotive, which graced Memorial Day and Veterans Day parades around the Bronx and the state since the late 1940s. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

ALDI, community get ready for new supermarket

Councilman Jimmy Vacca and civic leader Vinny Prezioso made a trip to New Jersey to visit an ALDI supermarket, a chain store that will soon open in Pelham Gardens. Comment.

Congressman Eliot Engel opposes CB12 homeless shelter saturation

Congressman Eliot Engel is lending his voice to a chorus of elected officials and community leaders opposing plans for homeless shelters in Wakefield. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

P.S. 72 food bank grows along with need

P.S. 72 gives all year round. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Site of Gifford Avenue fire now secure

Residents of Gifford Avenue are now breathing a sigh of relief after a house that burned several weeks ago is now secured. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Rally to save St. Dominic School on December 2

Members of the Van Nest community will rally on Thursday, December 2 to tell the Archdiocese of New York that they believe St. Dominic School is a community asset worth saving. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

CB 10 condems gay attacks, bullying

Community Board 10 passed an anti-bullying measure at its last full-board meeting of 2010, taking a firm stand on the issue of discriminatory violence and bullying. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Tutoring center offers “Anew” beginning

A new tutoring center promises to be different than others by adding tan extra personal touch of care and guidance, claim the owners. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Kiwanis gives out Thanksgiving at St. Clare’s

The Morris Park Kiwanis Club and the Westchester Village Kiwanisgave to those in need of help to have an enjoyable Thanksgiving feast this year. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

CB 10 supports smoking ban in parks and on beaches

A bill that would ban smoking in city parks, on beaches, and in public plazas picked up some local support. Comment.

Marconi Street loses trees

Timber! Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

BronxNet teaches St. Catharine students t.v. production

BronxNet is training six St. Catharine Academy students in the fundamentals of television production while creating a 10-minute film about their school’s history as a Catholic institution of learning. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Amalgamated Bank opens 4th Bronx branch on White Plains Road

Amalgamated Bank, with its long-standing commitment of servicing working people, has opened a new branch at the White Plains Road Business Improvement District. Comment.

Students at Bronx college help out homeless

It’s not just because they’re in the holiday spirit. Comment.

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