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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Borough-wide

Better Midler Plants Trees in Soundview

Some may like Bette Midler for her role in “Gypsy,” while others might be able to sing every word of her hit song “The Wind behind My Wings.” But her latest hit she came when she planted some trees in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Westchester Square Landmark Tagged with Graffiti

Graffiti is an issue for all neighborhoods in the Bronx, but for the business people of Westchester Square, there is one block that they can’t bring under control. Read more…
Borough-wide

Spofford Juvenile Detention Center Closes

Now that the Spofford Juvenile Detention Center is finally closed, the Hunts Point community is wondering what should go in its place. Read more…
Borough-wide

Fort Schuyler showcases itself with Open House

Fort Schuyler House put its best foot forward during an open house that brought out the best the facility has to offer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Train Riders Robbed by Teens

On any given late-night, young adults are sneaking-up, robbing, and hurting riders of a Morris Park train station. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct’s Nicholson Promoted to Deputy Inspector

The 49th Precinct’s beloved captain has received an incredible honor and promotion from the NYPD. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

O’Grady Comedy Fundraiser a Success

Reunions are usually reserved for school classes, but the stand-up comedy fundraiser in honor of the late Joe O’Grady was an unofficial assemblage of Throggs Neck residents past and present. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Barnes Avenue shooting claims life of 17-year-old

Barnes Avenue was the scene of a murder that left one young man dead, and an ongoing police investigation. Read more…
Borough-wide

Milbank Portfolio buyer pledges repairs

Apartment buildings that have suffered neglect for years will be getting a new lease on life, a new landlord, and $7 million in renovations. Read more…
Borough-wide

Lehman High School Hopes to Win National Contest

Herbert H. Lehman High School students, who have created a ground-breaking public service announcement on teen dating abuse, are asking the community to vote for their project to win a national contest. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

DYCD, CB10 look to create summer internships

Community Board 10 is looking to the Bronx’s business community to create 100 new internships for local youth in the summer of 2012. Read more…
Borough-wide

Street corner named in honor of Thomas Lee Guess

The corner of Clinton Avenue and E. 180th Street will always be a reminder of a man who gave much of his life to seeing the surrounding community thrive. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Greek Church Celebrates 99th Anniversary

When it comes to longevity in the Bronx, The Greek-American Institute has the Yankees beat by a decade. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Waterbury-LaSalle Tree Giveaway Best One Yet

Beautiful weather and a bountiful supply of trees made the fourth consecutive Waterbury-LaSalle tree giveaway the most successful handout yet. Read more…
Borough-wide

Botanical Garden Unveils Azaleas

After 120 years, the azaleas are in bloom and better than ever at the New York Botanical Garden. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fair At The Square Set to Be Best Yet

The Fair at The Square has been held twice before, but according it its organizers, this year’s edition will be nothing like the previous ones. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Silver Beach Resident Relives War Experiences on AMC

AMC will be showing classic American war films as part of its Memorial Day weekend “War Heroes” tribute and in between scenes, Silver Beach resident and former Marine Pat Devine will be telling viewers what the war experience was really like. Read more…
Borough-wide

DreamYard Students Honored for Play

When drama teacher Ashruf Ghanimah told his students at DreamYard Prep High School that they would be producing a play about misogyny, they didn’t have to look far for examples. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Westchester Square BID plan goes before CPC

The Westchester Square BID steering committee offered testimony before the city Planning Commission, which moved the Busienss Improvement Districteffort one step closer to reality. Read more…
Borough-wide

Yanks’ Curtis Granderson Donates 300 Bats

Baseball and softball players of the South Bronx High School were stunned by a generous gift from a New York Yankees’ superstar. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Albanian Senior Program Opens at Bronx House

Bronx House continues to expand their highly-regarded senior center after launching a new Albanian-American program. Read more…
Borough-wide

Medical Program Inspiring Mount St. Michael Students

Students of Mount St. Michael Academy are taking advantage of an after school program that further enhances their knowledge of science. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Herion den on Barker busted by cops

An alleged heroin processing den on Barker Avenue was busted after a radio call to the apartment resulted in the arrests of ten young men. Read more…
Borough-wide

Livery Cab Drivers Getting Vested

Livery cab driver Julio Lora is now paralyzed from the neck down after he was shot in a robbery on E. 163rd Street in March. Read more…

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