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Thursday, July 24, 2008

New from the Norwood News

The Norwood News' last issue before our annual one month hiatus is filled to the gills with great stories and valuable information. Here's a quick preview of what you can find online and on streets now.

Community residents and leaders want more from the new Kingsbridge Armory project than just retail, saying as much at a brainstorming session last week.

Residents at Tracey Towers cried foul after police failed to answer a 911 call on July 4. Two hours after the call, a young man was shot in building's parking lot. After three surgeries, the young man remains in critical condition.

Bronx street vendors seek legitimacy through proper permits, but city ihas been reluctant to provide more of them.

Opponents of a city plan to blast rock in Jerome Park Reservoir say they will file a lawsuit against the DEP if the plan goes forward. There's also the not-so-small matter of the DEP's lack of building permit for the filtration plant project in Van Cortlandt Park.

With the Democratic primary coming up in a month and a half, familiar foes are lining up for a shot to replace legally embattled State Senator Efrain Gonzalez. They come with baggage of their own.

Also, check out our Web-expanded Neighborhood Notes listing of community events, services and programs as well as our Out & About entertainment and arts guide.

Stay tuned to the West Bronx Blog for daily info, updates, stories, photos and links.


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