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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Bronx News Roundup for March 23

Congressman Eliot Engel's Bronx district office, which has been on a residential block of Johnson Avenue in Riverdale for 16 years, violates city zoning regulations. If Engel's landlord doesn't get a variance, the congressman may have to find new digs.

State Senator Ruben Diaz, Jr. is disappointed Governor Paterson won't be attending the annual banquet of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization in person.

The state of the Bronx GOP.

A fire destroyed a shopping plaza near Tremont and Westchester avenues.

NY1 reports on the plethora of new buildings rising on East 161st Street

The budget crisis has claimed another popular project: the leaf collection and compost giveback programs. An on-line petition calling for the reinstatement of the program is being circulated.

The Bronx district attorney's investigation into alleged improprieties concerning the renovation of former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion's has escalated. The Daily News reports today that the renovations were apparently heavily discounted.

Former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer is supporting Councilman David Weprin for comptroller.


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