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Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

Borough-wide

Mott Haven resident protest construction of 60 unit apartment building

A plan to build a 60-unit mid-rise for the severely mentally ill and those with drug dependencies, was met with fierce opposition on Saturday, January 28. Read more…

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

Borough-wide

Youth Leaders On The Move to Albany

By Kirsten Sanchez Read more…
Borough-wide

Nation’s Top Young Scientists Share Expertise

Sixth grade students at an Urban Assembly School got to experience hands-on science discovery and experiments from some of the nation’s top young teenage scientists. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Borough-wide

Councilman Vacca starts New York conversation group

On Thursday, February 16, Bronx residents, with origins from Mexico, Albania, Dominican Republic, Brazil and China, met at the Westchester Square Library for one reason; to learn to speak better English. Read more…
Borough-wide

Macombs Dam Park needs upkeep $$

The official opening of the new Macombs Dam Park won’t be until March, but some are already calling on the city, public and private partnerships, for additional funds to properly maintain the improvements to that park and others near Yankee Stadium. Read more…

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

Borough-wide

St. Raymond’s Academy holds international festival

It was the uniting of all nations on Friday, February 17 in the auditorium at St. Raymond’s Academy. Read more…

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

Borough-wide

NY Rangers donate hockey gear to Morris Park school

The New York Rangers have made a donation to the physical education department at P.S. 83 that will have students playing hockey in gym class and after-school programs, as well as during the summer. Read more…
Borough-wide

49th Precinct makes gun arrest in Morris Park

On Wednesday, February 1, police from the 49 Precinct arrested Morris Park resident Peter Sanchez, 26, on charges of illegal possession of a gun. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

Borough-wide

Bronxites socked by 335% higher no-fault premiums

A coalition of insurers, elected officials, and community leaders are coming together to stop what some see as a “fraud tax” on Bronx drivers. Read more…
Borough-wide

New IHOP opens on White Plains Road

If you happen to be on White Plains Road looking for breakfast or even a late night snack, stop by the new IHOP that opened on Wednesday, February 8. Read more…

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Borough-wide

Throggs Neck Author Writes First Children’s Book

A Throggs Neck woman has turned a great personal tragedy into something positive with the publication of her first children’s book, which deals with the mourning process. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012

Borough-wide

Pre-k moving on up

Pre-k students at P.S. 304 who wanted to secure a spot in next year’s kindergarten class were initially told that they would have to enter a second lottery. Read more…
Borough-wide

School community outraged Bronxdale HS principal still has job

John Chase, principal at Bronxdale High School, who was left in his position after being found guilty in December 2011 by the Department of Education to have made “inappropriate sexual comments” to a female employee at the beginning of the 2011 school year, has been ordered to attend sensitivity training by the DOE’s Office of Equal opportunity. Read more…

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