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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Bronx News Roundup Jan. 15

This Sunday, the Bronx Historical Society will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Edgar Allen Poe's birth at the cottage in Poe Park where the writer and poet spent his final years.

The Bronx Engineering and Technology Academy (BETA), a small high school housed on the John F. Kennedy Campus, has a wealthy backer: the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The city is to start doing-up and reselling foreclosed homes in the Bronx and elsewhere, so that the vacant properties don't breed crime and blight.

Businesses on Riverdale Avenue are dropping like flies.

State Senator Jose M. Serrano is opposing plans to introduce tolls on bridges over the Harlem River.

A Bronx doctor is NY1's "New Yorker of the Week."

The new Yankee Stadium's financing is being increasingly scrutinized.


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