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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Bronx News Roundup July 7

The owner of Stella D’oro, the cookie factory in Kingsbridge, will close the plant permanently in October, after deciding it's no longer profitable. The decision comes just days after a judge ordered the company to rehire 130 striking workers, and pay them a couple of months of lost wages.

Police are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Fordham last Friday.

This fall, the city plans to open a "Family Justice Center" in Concourse Village to help domestic violence victims rebuild their lives. It'll be located in the same building as the DA's office.

Liz Benjamin has the latest on the bickering and finger-pointing in Albany.

State Senator Jose M. Serrano has an op-ed in the Gotham Gazette in support of arts education, which he fears will become "the next casualty of the Albany war."

A look at what Burnside Avenue's commercial strip has to offer. If community leaders get their way, a Business Improvement District (or BID) will be created on Burnside in the not too distant future.

1 comment:

  1. sure, stella d'oro is going to blame the union for insisting on fair wages and decency for its long-time workers. well screw 'em.

    pay people a fair wage, engage them in the success of the business and you'd be up and running today. but squeeze them and blame them? then shut it down, baby.

    we need a revolution in how businesses are run in this country. top down, me-first owners are going down the tubes with the rest of us unless they change their methods. if they have to shut down as in this case then they have no one but themselves to blame.


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