New York's brand new Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made the rounds in NYC Saturday, including stopping in on former Bronx Democratic boss Roberto Ramirez, whose political consulting firm the Mirram Group plays a powerful behind-the-scenes role. Speaking of behind-the-scenes, interesting that Mirram doesn't seem to have a Web site.
It won't be news to devoted Norwood News readers, but Gotham Gazette has this useful and extensive summary of the controversies surrounding the construction of the filtration plant.
The Bronx Zoo grounds its Skyfari air tram, its third most popular attraction, because it's too expensive to run.
Cops busted an east Bronx cock-fighting ring over the weekend.
The lousy economy is taking its toll on Bronx bodegas.
The Times tracks down that rarest of species, the Bronx Republican.
The Archdiocese of New York is telling two Bronx Catholic high schools they must become financially independent soon.