March 30, 2012: 2012, Issue 13
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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Van Nest to hold anti-crime march

A spike of violent crime in Van Nest has prompted neighbors to say, “we’re not going to take it anymore.” Read more….

Broccoli opens 3rd IHOP; grand opening held

Elected leaders welcomed a well-known businessman to the Soundview section. Read more….

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Country Club wrestler proves a powerhouse

Christopher Bernard, 18, a Country Club resident and senior at Stepinac High School, has fond memories of growing up reading about his uncles and father wrestling. Read more….

Benedetto celebrates women’s history at P.S. 71

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto took a break from the budget grind in Albany to pay a visit to students at P.S. 71 who accepted his challenge to learn more about women’s history. Read more….

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012

Morris Park Poster and Mural Contest winners celebrated

The Morris Park community celebrated the work of 10 local school children whose posters will become a permanent part of the fabric of the community. Read more….

Westchester Square association fights graffiti

Dr. Seuss once said, “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to change.” Read more….

Sunday, April 1, 2012

New Greenway to become link between E. 180th Street and Birchall Avenue

Things may be looking a little greener around the Bronx Zoo, come the summer 2013. Read more….

Two Northwest Bronx Post Offices up for potential closure

Mailing a letter may not longer be as easy as licking a stamp and heading down to the post office for northwest Bronx residents soon. Read more….

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Borough President Diaz announces major new development for Free Legal Services NYC

Free Legal Services New York City has found a new home in the Bronx. Read more….

Con Edison rebate program pitched to contractors

Contractors from around the borough learned how they can take part in a Con Edison rebate program that rewards landlords and tenants who agree to make energy saving upgrades to multi-family apartment buildings. Approximately 10 borough contractors took part in an information session and two-hour workshop where they learned how they could take part in Con Edison’s Multifamily Energy Efficiency Incentives Program for buildings with five to 75 units. Read more….

PAL Girls’ Olympics held

Girl Power roared through the Bronx -- and the entire city -- Friday, March 23. Read more….

Friday, March 30, 2012

Hearing on Lehman High School closing

The Department of Education is moving forward with the proposed federal turnaround plan for Lehman High School and the Panel for Educational Policy will hold a public hearing on Lehman’s fate Monday, April 2. Read more….

Throggs Neck Pharmacy accepts Big Apple Rx discount cards

Prescription drugs can be a big cost for everyone, but a little red card may be able to help. Read more….

Valhalla Drive sewer project winding down

The installation of new sanitary and storm lines on Valhalla Drive, a project started in January will soon wind down. Read more….

Thursday, March 29, 2012

CB 10 opposes bus bulbs

Community Board 10 has taken a stand against proposed “bus bulbs” for key intersections along Westchester Avenue in Pelham Bay and Zerega. Read more….

SCA proposes new school on Pelham Parkway South

It could be a classic case of too much of a good thing. Read more….

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