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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Bronx News Roundup, Dec. 1

In an effort to curb fires caused by illegally converted apartments, the city is dispersing information to Bronx and Queens residents warning them of the dangers of illegally subdivided units.

Jacobi Medical Center in the the Bronx will be the recipient of city backed, multimillion-dollar training facility with realistic mannequins.

Students at the Women's Academy of Excellence in the Bronx find they can relate to a new play making its rounds through city schools that addresses complex teenage issues.

In the wake of two incidents of youth gun violence in the Bronx, this Daily News column talks about the Rev. Al Sharpton's sudden call to fight the issue.

On the same note, this NY1 article is centered on the community's response to the recent fatal shooting of Issi Dominiguez, a 17-year-old Bronx boy.

The Bronx-born,Broadway press agent, Max Eisen, recently passed away at the age of 91.

The Daily News reveals the Civic Center neighborhood surrounding Yankee Stadium has a lot to offer.

Daily News columnist, Bob Kappstatter, has a few words to say on various political happenings in the Bronx.

1 comment:

  1. If they were serious about illegal conversions, perhaps they could start by following up on all the stop work orders that have been open for a decade or more.

    It's not like they don't already have records about many of these properties.


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