January 27, 2012: 2012, Issue 4
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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

“Chirp” signal in place near AECOM

Visually-impaired pedestrians who use Albert Einstein College of Medicine will soon find it easier to cross Morris Park Avenue near the hospital because of the installation of the borough’s first audible pedestrian traffic signal. Comments (1).

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012

Parking technology being tested in Belmont

The Department of Transportation is partnering with three tech firms on a new application that may help motorist find parking spaces throughout the city via their mobile devices. Comments (1).

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012

“Safe Haven” program begins

The 49th Precinct Community Council and Morris Park’s local merchants are launching a program that promises a safe haven for children who are being bullied or are in fear. Comments (1).

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012

Bloomberg, Walcott outline ed reforms

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chancellor Dennis Walcott met with students and administrators at Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science to outline the school reforms the Administration plans on implementing further. Comments (2).

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012

Four USPS post offices will now remain open

Four posts offices being considered for closure or consolidation were taken off the list in a move that has prompted hope that others facing a similar fate may be spared the axe. Comments (3).

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012

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Tractor Trailer smashes into overpass on Hutch

Two men were injured when a tractor trailer smashed into the Westchester Avenue overpass. Comment.

Ferry Point golf course concession approved for Trump

The Ferry Point Park Golf Course concession is going to the Trump Organization. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

Pompeii SLA charges sustained

Eight separate State Liquor Authority charges against Pompeii Lounge dating back to 2010 were sustained, adding an official designation of an adverse history to the lounge’s reputation. Comments (1).

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