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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Bronx News Roundup Jan. 21

Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez took in the inauguration at Highbridge Recreation Center, where the audience acknowledged the historic nature of the event and were excited about a future under new leadership.

[More on the inauguration from the Norwood News later today.]

Rider report cards, based on surveys filled out by MTA customers, are out again. Most lines in the city received a passing grade of C or slightly lower. The B line and No. 2 line both received C grades, while the No. 4 and No. 7 lines received C-minus grades.

The Daily News says getting bills passed through Christine Quinn's City Council can be, surprise, political. In a sidebar in the print edition, it says Bronx members Larry Seabrook (0) and Joel Rivera (1) have passed the least amount of bills since 2002.

A fire ripped through a Williamsbridge building, leaving several families homeless.

As part of its "Neediest Cases" series, the Times profiles a Bronx couple living with dementia.


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