February 17, 2012: 2012, Issue 7
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Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

Beth Abraham changes name to Centerlight Health Systems

The Beth Abraham Family of Health Services, a provider and manager of long-term care services for disabled and chronically ill people, announced on Monday, February 6, that it will rename itself CenterLight Health System. Comments (3).

Youth Leaders On The Move to Albany

By Kirsten Sanchez Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012

Preston High School cheerleaders make dream of competing at Nationals come true

“In order to achieve your dreams, all you need is faith, trust and a little pixie dust,” quoted Preston High School senior and cheerleading captain Brianna Finelli, during her speech at a showcase the team held for family and friends on Tuesday, February 7. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 20, 2012

Mott Haven residents rally over relocation of Fresh Direct headquarters

After Fresh Direct announced plans to relocate its headquarters to an 18-acre parcel at the Harlem River Yards, critics of the deal are weighing in. Comments (3).

MTA to sell off golf center parcel

The MTA has decided to sell off the property that was once a driving range, adjacent to its Gun Hill Bus Depot.. Comment.

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012

St. Theresa students want to see more merchants promote ‘smoke free’ enviornment near schools

Dante Natoli and Angelo Salvatico, two 8th grade students from St. Theresa School, who are not concerned with what the “cool thing to do” is, are hoping to lead the way to a smoke free Bronx. Comments (1).

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012

ECB upholds violations on 1662 White Plains Road Work

Residents at 1662 White Plains Road have found an helpful partner in dealing with a landlord that the claim is performing illegal work in the basement. Comments (5).

Friday, Feb. 17, 2012

City Island building landmarked

Roberto Soto, a City Island resident for the past 17 years said tells people he is so old, he lives in a museum. Comments (1).

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

2012 St. Patrick’s Day Parade grand marshals chosen

When the 2012 Bronx St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off from the corner of E. Tremont and Lafayette avenues on Sunday, March 11, three outstanding Irish-American community leaders will be honored. Comment.

Blockbuster Video location on Crosby to close

This story does not have a blockbuster ending. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Lehman High School turnaround planned

Lehman High School, already part of the federally-funded “restart” program, may soon turnaround. Comment.

Morris Park holds town hall on district lines

The Morris Park Community Association is going on the offensive and holding a town hall meeting to disseminate information about proposed Assembly District lines that would split the community between two elected officials. Comments (1).

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