October 19, 2012: 2012, Issue 42
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Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Bedford Park

Lehman College dedicates Science Hall

Lehman College has dedicated a new science building that brings with it the latest in Green technology. Read more….
Country Club

Kids muster energy to raise $20K for track and field repairs

Students at Villa Maria Academy are back on track. And field, too. They helped raise $20,000 toward renovating the heavily used track and field courst at the stately campus in Country Club. Read more….

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Belmont

Research and quarantine facilities built at Bronx Zoo

Continuing its quest to examine and protect the world’s animal kingdom, the Bronx Zoo has erected two state-of-the-art buildings at its virtual safari. Read more….
Westchester Square

BronxNet will open Mercy College studio

Bronx public access TV is spreading its wings. Read more….
Mott Haven

Help for elderly and disabled tenants at Borinquen Court

Federal help is underway for independent seniors and disabled tenants at a Mott Haven housing complex... Read more….

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Throggs Neck

29th Annual Throggs Neck Halloween fun

This year’s 29th annual Throggs Neck Halloween Parade has been spooked by the weather. Read more….
Allerton

Four-Nine cop ‘nails’ gun-toting suspect

A nail-gun packing thug and his cohort have been yanked off Bronx streets with help from a 49th Precinct officer. Officer Sean Williams was the center of attention at the... Read more….

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012

Parkchester

MTA to hold hearing on Parkchester Metro-North

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold its fourth and final hearing next week on a plan to set up four new Metro-North commuter stations along an eastern corridor of the Bronx. Read more….
Mott Haven

Saints Peter and Paul School celebrates 100th anniversary

Alumni and current students joined together with the Sisters of Charity to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Saints Peter and Paul School. Read more….
Concourse

Fresh Direct hiring block for 200 jobs

Fresh Direct is bringing 200 fresh local jobs with its planned move to the south Bronx. Read more….

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Morris Park

Car crash at Morris Park bakery

Kosta Kersto is relieved his daughter is still alive. “We just have to thank God nothing serious happened,” he said after a Toyota smashed into him and daughter Christel outside a Morris Park bakery. Read more….
Mott Haven

With Mott Haven gentrifying, sushi eatery sets up shop

If south Bronxites had a hankering for sushi, their only options were heading out of the neighborhood. That was until now. Read more….

Friday, Oct. 19, 2012

Soundview

Pedro Espada admits to tax evasion

Controversial Bronx figure Pedro Espada’s checkered career has ended not with a bang, but a whimper. The disgraced ex-pol may have managed to skirt a stiff prison sentence for siphoning... Read more….
Kingsbridge Heights

Armory developers mum on money

Show us the money! As the mulls two rival plans to redevelop the Kingsbridge Armory, both developers are ensuring they have deep... Read more….
Pelham Bay

Arborcide in Pelham Bay Park trees

The hunt is on for eco-terrorists, deranged tree-haters or whoever committed arborcide on more than a dozen mature trees in Pelham Bay Park. Read more….

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

Spencer Estate

EXCLUSIVE - Second east Bronx West Nile case

A second case of West Nile Virus has been reported in the east Bronx in about a month - and there may be more. Read more….
Throggs Neck

Waterbury-LaSalle’s P.S. 14 gets a big A

P.S. 14 is back on top. Read more….

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