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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Bronx Times Reporter

VN Park Receives More Funding for Future Renovations

Additional funding has assured that Van Nest Playground will soon receive its long-awaited renovations. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

TNVAC Receives Anonymous Donation, Paints Mural

The Throggs Neck Volunteer Ambulance Corps. recently received a $5,000 anonymous donation with just one condition: that they paint a mural on their garage door showcasing the work they do. Read more…
Borough-wide

Kingsbridge Charter School has Charter Revoked

Money matters in elementary school education. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Spencer Estate Street Named for Al Ranieri

Al Ranieri loved his community and now a street in spencer estate will bear his name. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Nest Post Office Set to Close August 12th

The United States Postal Service has ruffled the feathers of community members who rallied to show their support for keeping the Van Nest Post Office opened. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mets Players Hold Softball Clinic at M.S. 101

The Mets came to the Bronx for the Subway Series this past weekend, but earlier in the week, players Scott Hairston and Jason Pridie did their part to win over the hearts and minds of some borough youngsters. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ladder 53 on Closure List

It is official: Ladder 53 is one of the 20 citywide firehouses the has been recommended for closure. Read more…
Borough-wide

BP To Hold Public Hearing On Access To Jerome Park Reservoir

The Department of Environmental Protection will not permit entry to the perimeter of the Jerome Park reservoir until 2013 at the earliest. Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is encouraging Bronxites to fight for their right to access. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Lehman Replaces Tattered American Flag

With patriotism running high following the elimination of Osama Bin Laden, the sight of a worn-out American flag at a local high school was particularly disturbing. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bronx Week Film Festival Established

Thomas Edison started the American film industry in the Bronx. Now, the organizers of the first-ever Bronx Film Festival are trying to bring it back. Read more…
Borough-wide

161st Street BID Distributes Discount Cards to Countdown Jeter’s 3,000th

The 161st Street Business Improvement District spiced things up during the Subway Series to help Derek Jeter countdown to history. Read more…
Borough-wide

Hip Hop Pioneer Launches Fitness Show on BronxNet

BronxNet has launched a fitness show with a hip-hop pioneer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

49th Precinct Community Council Holds 23rd Annual Breakfast

The 49th Precinct paid tribute to police personnel and civilians who strive to make the precinct a safe place to live and work. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Dominic’s Church Set To Recieve Bell Repairs

The historic bells at a local church are down for repairs. Read more…
Borough-wide

Mill Brook in Maxwell House contest

Drinking Maxwell House coffee may actually have a major impact on the lives of children and young adults in Mott Haven. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Traffic Light Secured for P.S. 96

The 2011-12 school year is going to be a safer one for students at P.S. 96. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

DOT To Study Highway Off-ramp Concerns

Motorists exiting the Throgs Neck Expressway at Harding Avenue are asking for visibility improvements. Read more…
Borough-wide

Changing the Odds at Truman High School

Representatives for Morris Heights Health Center recently went to Truman High School to recruit students for its new Changing the Odds program. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Longtime Christopher Columbus H.S. Educator, Principal Set to Retire

One of Christopher Columbus High School’s longest serving educators has announced that she will putting the chalk down for good. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Crosstown Diner Celebrates 30 Years of Service to the Borough

One of the most popular eateries in the Bronx has reached a wonderful milestone. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx’s First Beer Garden Opening Soon on E. Tremont Avenue

The Bronx’s newest garden isn’t exactly filled with flowers and trees, but it certainly is one of the borough’s most original and exciting. Read more…

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