June 19, 2011: 2011, Issue 24
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Bronx Times Reporter

Young Politico Robles Survives Horrific Crash

A young Bronx politician is lucky to be alive after the car he was driving flew off the elevated Bronx River Parkway and fell approximately 30 feet early Saturday morning. Comment.

Twist It Brings Top of the LIne Frozen Yogurt to Throggs Neck

The Bronx has never had a high-end frozen yogurt shop, until now. Comment.

No-Smoking Signs Pop Up In Borough Parks

Nobody is more excited to see the new “no-smoking” signs in Bronx parks than those who worked to make them a reality. Comment.

Young Pol Survives Horrific Crash

A young Bronx politician is lucky to be alive after the car he was driving flew off the elevated Bronx River Parkway and fell approximately 30 feet early Saturday morning. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Pesky Rats Run All Over Pelham Gardens

Local construction and poor management of a neighboring property has led to an infestation of rats in Pelham Gardens. Comments (1).
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Pompeii owner admits he wouldn’t want to live near bar

As neighbors enjoyed Pompeii Bar and Lounge’s weekend shutdown, they learned they have a new sympathetic ear in their efforts to shut the nighclub for good - Jose Torres, the establishment’s owner. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Paul Avenue gets direction reversed

The direction of St. Paul Avenue was reversed to the elation of some Pelham Bay residents and the displeasure of others. Comment.
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Morris Park Merchants Make Timely Donations to S.F.X.

Donations from a local supermarket and funeral home have brought exciting new additions to a Morris Park parish. Comment.

Hunts Point Produce Market, City Agree On Three-Year Lease Extension

The Hunts Point Terminal Produce Cooperative isn’t going anywhere, for now. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Town Hall planned on Ladder 53

Residents of City Island are not going to let their ladder company go without a major fight. Comment.

Borough President Diaz Holds Public Hearing On Jerome Park Res. Access

Residents surrounding the fenced-off Jerome Park Reservoir have been demanding access to it for years and now Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has officially joined the chorus. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Van Nest Artist Honored With Street Rename

The name of one of New York City’s most influential artists can now be viewed on the corner from where he once operated his studio. Comment.
Bronx Times Reporter

Construction begins on Waterbury-LaSalle gas station

A Hess Express is finally coming to Waterbury-LaSalle. Comment.

P.S. 73 Robbed Again, All Laptops Gone

While students and teachers enjoyed a three-day Memorial Day weekend, thieves went to work, hitting a Highbridge school for the second time in a week. Comment.

Senator Klein Funds Bronx Foreclosure Center

Bronx homeowners who are in danger of losing their homes can now visit the Bronx Courthouse for help. Comment.

Baby Falcons Make Throgs Neck Bridge Their Home

Three rare baby falcons have made the top of the Throgs Neck Bridge their new home. Comment.

Beer Enthusiasts Join to Market Bronx-Named Suds

The Bronx’s first brewery in over 50 years is ready to release its eponymously-labeled beer. Comment.

New Books Shows And Tells History of Northwest Bronx

For his latest book, Bill Twomey went to previously uncharted waters in the Bronx. Comment.

Kittay House celebrates new safety devices

Kittay House residents are going to feel a lot safer when moving around the public areas of the senior independent living facility. Comment.
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Shelter Ruling Victory

A move by the cty to stop the release of documents related to the opening of the Westchester Square homeless shelter has been denied by a judge. Comment.
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Derelict Rhinelander Property Cause of Concern

An abandoned house near two local elementary schools is concerning neighbors more than ever. Comment.

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