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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Borough-wide

Rumors of P.S. 72 closing are false

The rumors of P.S. 72 are not true, said Community Education Council 8 president Bob Franklin. Read more…
Borough-wide

Borough “polar bears” compete in icy swim competition in Latvia

Several members of the Bronx Polar Bears club went overseas to Latvia to compete in the World Winter Swimming Championships 2012, and made the borough proud. Read more…

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Diaz gives third State of Borough speech

Borough President Diaz gave his third State of the Borough address to a packed auditorium at Truman High School, highlighting a “master plan” that takes into account the needs of individual communities in ongoing redevelopment and job creation plans. Read more…
Borough-wide

Montefiore Medical Center and Alber Einstein College of Medicine announce the creation of the OB GYN Clinical and Translational Research Institue

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University announced the creation of the OB/GYN Clinical and Translational Research Institution in a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 23. Read more…

Monday, March 5, 2012

Borough-wide

Cardinal Dolan dedicates model health center for seniors

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan made his first appearance since his return from the Vatican in Rome on Saturday, February 18, at a commemorative Mass and dedication ceremony held at St. Vincente de Paul to celebrate a major expansion of its health care ministry by the Archdiocese of New York. Read more…
Borough-wide

Belden Point pocket park project moves ahead

A long-stalled project that would create a pocket park at Belden Point, at the very end of City Island Avenue, is finally moving forward. Read more…

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Borough-wide

Bronx resident living Italian dream

Paul Costa is living an Italian Dream. Read more…
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Community activist honored at Bronx East Concourse Senior Center

For members at the East Concourse BronxWorks Senior Center on East Tremont Avenue and members of the surrounding community, Mae Moton is a priceless asset in their lives. Read more…
Borough-wide

Two Bronx churches merge

Reverend Thomas Fenlon said the closing of his church, St. Augustine, located in Morrisania, was like going to the wake of a loved one. Read more…

Saturday, March 3, 2012

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Community protests offensive billboard in Hunts Point, has ad taken down

The Hunt’s Point community has stepped up its efforts to protect its image, and they have won. Read more…
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Throgs Neck Little League seeks alumni for 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance

The Throgs Neck Little League is seeking alumni who may have moved out of the community to come back and attend its 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance. Read more…

Friday, March 2, 2012

Borough-wide

14 Honorary Grand Marshals Selected for 2012 Bronx St. Patrick’s Parade

When the 2012 Bronx St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off on E. Tremont and Lafayette avenues, 14 community members will be posthumously honored. Read more…
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Public hearing scheduled to discuss co-location at J.H.S 144

Junior High School 144, located at 2345 Gunther Avenue, in the Bronx could be scheduled for some changes. Read more…

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Borough-wide

Morris Park community town hall on proposed assembly district lines

The Morris Park Community Association held a town hall meeting at P.S. 83 with local leaders and residents expressing displeasure over proposed State Assembly District lines that slice Morris Park in two. Read more…
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Congressman Crowley and Councilman Vacca hold Town hall meeting to address air traffic concerns with Country Club residents

Country Club’s concerns about noise from neighboring airports prompted a town hall meeting with Congressman Joe Crowley and Councilman Jimmy Vacca. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

Borough-wide

Westchester Square BID approved in 48-0 City Council vote

By Patrick Rocchio Read more…
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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…

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Borough-wide

43rd, 45th joint council meeting

For the first time ever, the 45th Precinct Community Council and the 43rd Precinct Community Council will hold a joint meeting to discuss how best to fight crime. Read more…
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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…

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