June 7, 2012: 2012, Issue 23
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Hunts Point

Green farm may get green light in Hunts Point

The farm of the future could be coming to Hunts Point. Read more….
Pelham Parkway

Music director holds last concert

You can take the girl out of the music program, but you can’t take the music out of the girl. Read more….

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Hunts Point

Investment plan for job growth in Hunts Point

Bring it on! Read more….

Monday, June 18, 2012

Pelham Bay

Career burglar nabbed in Pelham Bay

A career burglar nabbed for robbing a Pelham Bay church may not be so lucky the next time he tries it. Read more….

Weekend van service for Bx34 route in Woodlawn

Woodlawn residents left high and dry for the past two years after losing their local weekend bus service are finally getting some relief. Read more….
Morris Park

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance holds 2nd annual fundraiser

The Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance is asking the community to give back, as it holds it’s second annual fundraiser this month. Read more….

Sunday, June 17, 2012

New lawyer on tap as Pompeii bar gets trial delay

A troubled east Bronx bar is switching legal horses in mid-stream. Read more….
Throggs Neck

Councilman Jimmy Vacca Partners with Fedcap to organize clean up efforts

Neighbors of these abandoned properties no longer need to worry what lies beneath the garbage and muck overtaking them. Read more….

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Morris Park

Man snooping behind backyards looking for your goods

Beware of a man with the van who rummages your trashcan. Read more….
Morris Park

Vacca donates two science carts to Van Nest Academy

Students at the Van Nest Academy will now have a hands-on experience in science that should help them with state exams they face in the fourth and eighth grades. Read more….

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Morris Park

Students bring ideas to life on MP mural

The history of Morris Park will now be a permanent fixture - on a local wall. Read more….

MTA launching crackdown on fare beaters

Fare beaters beware - the MTA is coming after you! Read more….
Morris Park

Tenth and final traffic light coming soon to Morris Park Avenue

Racing to beat those traffic lights along Morris Park Avenue will soon be even more harder. Read more….

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Bronx North

Wakefield drug treatment operator may have iffy track record

The operator of a 108-bed combination drug rehab and homeless shelter facility planned for Wakefield may have a shaky track-record. Read more….
Morris Park

Morris Park residents on alert for slick con artist

A slick con artist has been making the rounds in the Morris Park community, hitting up Italian-speaking elderly residents for cash. The man walks away only to vanish without a trace. Read more….

Monday, June 11, 2012

City Island

Fight to save Ladder 53 is on, yet again

Here we go again. Read more….
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck man may get help avoiding foreclosure

Throggs Neck resident George Weier is one of many area residents struggling to hang on to their homes as the foreclosure crisis gripping the country continues. Read more….

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Morris Park

White Plains Road building owner gets $56k fine

Seven months of tenant organizing at a violation-plagued building in lower Morris Park has resulted in more than $56,000 in fines against the landlord. The property owner is listed with the Department of Buildings as 1662 White Plains Road LLC. But tenants identified him as Val Preluvakaj. Read more….
Morris Park

Ronnie Magro of Jersey Shore fame opens MP store

This is a “shore” bet. Read more….

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Veterinarian accused of illegal dumping euthanized house pets

The arrest of a local veterinarian charged with illegally dumping euthanized house pets off a highway came as no surprise to a number of Throggs Neck locals. Read more….
Throggs Neck

High school graduate already accepted to medical school

Like a lot of other graduating high school seniors, Sofia Ahsanuddin will be heading off to college this fall - with one exception. Read more….

Friday, June 8, 2012

Free health clinic for dogs

Be a responsible pet owner, bring your four legged family members to a free health clinic for dogs. Read more….

“Ghost bikes” haunt Bronx landscape

They’re known as Ghost Bikes, haunting shrines that have cropped up across the borough to call attention to what bike advocates call an “epidemic.” Read more….

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Pelham Parkway

Pelham Parkway fire safety - and lost parking - riling locals

A major fire safety issue along a Pelham Parkway service road could also see already scarce parking spaces disappearing. Read more….
Throggs Neck

Mall may soon come to Whitestone Cinema

A major Bronx cineplex could soon be a “Woodbury Commons” type retail outlet mall. Read more….

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