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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Bronx News Roundup, March 18

We'll start with the stories about the death of health advocate Megan Charlop.

Here's the Daily News article on Charlop's death. You can read more here and here. Here's our post on Charlop's death.

A man was shot and killed yesterday while driving on Eastchester and E. Gun Hill roads. The shooter is said to have been following the man who was driving an impala and sped off after the shooting. Investigations are underway.

The mastermind behind last May's plot to blow up two synagogues in Riverdale may have actually been a government agency informant. New court papers reveal interesting information in regards to the case.

Governor Patterson loses fifth top state official from his administration. Press secretary and acting chief spokeswoman Marissa Shorenstein resigned her position in the middle of the domestic violence case scandal.

College students partying might be trouble for the 238th Street neighborhood in Riverdale.

Senator Jeff Klein introduces bill that may require non-profit organizations, including private colleges to pay property taxes. Senate officials estimate that the proposal could be quite expensive costing about $1.2 billion dollars.


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