July 12, 2012: 2012, Issue 28
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Belmont

Garden of Eden prospers in Belmont

From the street, this house on Cambreleng Avenue seems to be an ordinary house. Read more….

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

University Heights

2400 Webb Avenue will be home by end of July

The clock is ticking for Goldfarb Properties. A Bronx housing court judge’s ruling is giving the company about two weeks - with a July 31 deadline - left to reinstall all the illegally removed fire escapes at 2400 Webb Avenue - or face thousands in fines. Read more….
City Island

City Island Chamber hosts concierges, tourism industry

City Island may be the best kept secret in New York City, not that the local chamber of commerce doesn’t want to promote it. Read more….

Monday, July 16, 2012

Locust Point

Locust Point vows to repair and replace vandalized sign

It was a sign of welcome in Locust Point. Read more….

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Pelham Bay

Tenants get the shaft

It took a month with no service, the threat of filing for a rent reduction and the involvement of two elected officials, but tenants at 1650 Hutchinson River Parkway now finally have their elevator service restored - sort of. Read more….
Throggs Neck

Ring 10’s August 18th fundraiser at Marina del Rey for busted, hard up ex-boxers

Retired boxers who’ve fallen on hard times get no respect - no retirement plan, no 401k, no health insurance fund. Read more….

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Morris Park

Applications for marchers being accepted for Bronx Columbus Parade

Community groups, civic associations, schools, bands, and fraternal organizations wanting to march in this year’s annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade may want to consider digging a little deeper into their pockets to help pay for it. Read more….

Friday, July 13, 2012

Bronx churches win right to worship in schools...for now

Bronx churches who won a battle to worship in public schools may have to hold their Hallelujahs for now. A federal judge recently ruled in favor of church groups, headed by The Bronx Household of Faith, who had sued the city Department of Education on its policy ban. Read more….
Westchester Square

All Lehman teachers may keep their jobs

New name, same teachers. Read more….
Grand Concourse

Joe DiMaggio slides into USPS forever stamp

Another home run for a Yankees great. Joe DiMaggio, already immortalized in history books, will live on forever thanks to the US Postal Service. Read more….

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Baychester

Raccoons hold Baychester block hostage

Masked bandits have invaded a northeast Bronx neighborhood, and residents say they’re pretty much helpless to stop them. In this case, the garbage-stealing bandits are raccoons. Read more….

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