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Friday, December 18, 2009

Bronx News Roundup for Friday, Dec. 17th

 A letter released by US District Court Judge Stephen Robinson showed e-mail proof that Bernard Kerik, former NYPD Police Commissioner, made false statements when disclosing information to Bronx prosecutors about free renovations to his home.

Comments over the next few weeks will decide if the MTA cuts subsidies from their budget that now give students half-off or free Metro Cards to get to and from school. This would make commuting fares $700 for the year starting September 2011.

Significant protests were heard today from panel members and school leaders on a plan to expand school P.S. 60 in the Bronx. Community members said they lacked sufficient information on the proposal and wanted the decision suspended.

A leak in one 25,000 gallon water tank atop a Bronx apartment building pummeled water down to residents' apartments on the top floors and heat was temporarily lost in their building early this morning.

A piece from the "Daily Politics" column of the Daily News voices "insider" comments and afterthoughts on the fate of the Kingsbridge Armory decision this week and the role of Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union President Stuart Applebaum.


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