May 12, 2012: 2012, Issue 19
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Monday, May 14, 2012

P.S. 108 teaches students about civic duty

Pupils at this Morris Park elementary school now have a first-hand lesson in civic duty. Read more….

south Bronx student city wide winner in book binding contest

“If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it,” said Toni Morrison, the first black woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more….

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Bronx Week 2012 a 10-day celebration

Don’t call it Bronx Week anymore. Read more….

Annual clothesline project tells victims’ stories

“This too shall pass,” read one of thousands of t-shirts hung at the annual Crime Victims Week Clothesline Project. Read more….

Councilman Vacca donates $100K new sound system to P.S. 105

The new sound system was literally music to their ears. Read more….

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Vets park dog poop not tolerated

Dog walkers who don’t pick up the poop - beware. Read more….

Tuskegee Airman, 95, passes away

Julius Jeremiah Sidoine, a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen duriung World War II and active in his Soundview community, died April 20 at age 95. Read more….

Friday, May 11, 2012

Groundbreaking for 49 affordable units

With 150,000 people on a waiting list for public housing in New York City, you have to start somewhere. Read more….

Pelham Bay Red Hats off to the races

The Pelham Bay Red Hat Divas are off to the races. Read more….

Soundview Clinic leaves patients hanging

Borough medical clinics are stepping in to fill the gap left by Gov. Cuomo cutting off funding to embattled Pedro Espada’s Soundview Health Care Network. Read more….

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Boro Beat

Boro Beat

Riverdale Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz’s been grinning like the Cheshire Cat, keeping folks wondering if he might be want to trade Albany for term-limited City Council Ollie Koppell’s seat. Read more….

Taxis clog streets of White Plains Road hurting businesses

Drivers trying to find parking along the White Plains Road shopping strip are crying “No Fare!” Read more….

Muni-meter receipt mess

Call it the muni-meter mess. Read more….

P.S. 71 looted of 4 computers

Burglars walked in the front door of a Pelham Bay public school recently, making off with four computers from classrooms, police said. Read more….

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bronx Beat

When it comes to gerrymandering - OOPS! We MEAN redistricting -it is good to be the Rivera Bronx political clan - Jose, Joel and Naomi Read more….

Mass transit confusion in Pelham Parkway

The bus don’t stop here no more. Read more….

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