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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Throggs Neck

Community Board 10 votes no to fence in Veteran’s Memorial Park

The Throggs Neck Girls Softball League won’t be hitting any over the fence. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Joe knows the White Plains BID

Joe Thompson is a machine. Read more…

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Grand Concourse

Locals file suit to try to block Fresh Direct’s relocation to the Bronx

Fresh Direct may be more of a health hazard than a health option, a group of south Bronx residents and organizations are charging. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Silver Beach, Edgewater get mortgage relief

They may be great places to live, but up to now, tough places to get a mortgage. Read more…
Hunts Point

South Bronx community orgs advocate for Solid Waste Management Plan

A major chunk of the south Bronx could soon be getting some relief under the Solid Waste Management Plan being pushed by the Bloomberg administration. Read more…

Friday, June 22, 2012

Melrose

Ribbon-cutting for innovative Via Verde development

Anything new in the rebuilding of the south Bronx in past years might have looked like a diamond in the rough. Read more…

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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

Borough-wide

Serrano opts for options on Sheridan Expressway

Tear down this expressway, or at least consider it - says Congressman Jose Serrano. Read more…
Hunts Point

Zumba class at Bronx Terminal Market

Dress to sweat at the Bronx Terminal Market this Saturday. Read more…

Monday, June 18, 2012

Borough-wide

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

Happy birthday P.S. 108!

It was 1937 and FDR was president, gas cost a dime - and the doors for P.S. 108 The Philip J. Abinanti school opened for the first time. Read more…

Sunday, June 17, 2012

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…
Pelham Bay

Klein ‘Thoughtraiser” on vet employment

They served their nation, now it’s the nation’s turn to serve them. Read more…

Saturday, June 16, 2012

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…
Fordham South

Fordham Road BID cleans up triangle

A former “beat up traffic triangle” in the heart of the Fordham Road shopping district is about to be transformed into a green oasis, complete with a possible ‘Shake Shack’ type of concession stand. Read more…
Morris Park

Church graffiti bane for Van Nest pastor

Thou shalt not tag. Read more…

Friday, June 15, 2012

Westchester Square

Borough job fair draws thousands

The job numbers have slooowly improved for the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx North

2400 Webb Avenue residents blast city officials for not stopping fire escape fiasco

Adding insult to injury, tenants forced out of their Bronx building when their fire escapes were removed still have to pay rent. Read more…

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Borough-wide

Mentally impaired women gets back stolen house

A mentally challenged woman nearly cheated out of her house and forced onto the street is home. Read more…
Borough-wide

Sully: Bloomberg plan for waste transfer station just ‘plane’ crazy

Opponents of Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to build a waste transfer station near LaGuardia Airport are charging it could be a Bronx plane crash in the making. Read more…
Borough-wide

Ferry Point Park turning into pigsty

A major stretch of Ferry Point Park is turning into a pig sty. Read more…

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Morris Park

Van Nest animal activist still fighting for shelter

Gimme Shelter isn’t just a Rolling Stones’ song. Read more…
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…

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Borough-wide

Merchant Development Program begins

A new business program promises to organize, educate and “liberate” merchant organizations throughout the borough. Read more…
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…
Castle Hill

Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club center in Castle Hill likely to close: officials

Expect plenty of kids and seniors “with no place to go” if places like the Castle Hill branch of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club get hit with city budget cuts. Read more…

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