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Friday, July 16, 2010

Bronx News Roundup, July 16

Gregory Tsougranis, Bronx associate broker with Century 21 Metro Star believes the Bronx real estate market picking up (see second item in the "Closer" column. During his recent Bronx Trolley apartment hunt tour, he said he attracted more than 40 prospective buyers. Specifically, he said they were looking for one and two bedroom apartments starting at $145,000. The next tour is expected to be held on August 28.

Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez writes about how the Bronx's Columbus High School faced the possibility of being closed down after Schools Chancellor Joel Klein labeled it as "failing." It's now staying after lawsuits were filed against the city. Columbus Special Education teacher Gail Drillings says, "I'm thrilled that our school is saved. And we're finally getting the extra resources we've needed."

Plus, if you haven't already, check out our two earlier stories on the body found at Harris Field and the murder of a man in Williamsbridge Oval Park.

Ed. note: An item in this post was removed due to an error. The item, regarding the Wildlife Conservation Society, was not Bronx-related


  1. You recently posted this about the New Your Aquarium's George D. Ruggieri Scholarship. You have this as being awarded by the Bronx Zoo when in fact it was not. The press release that you link to clearly states that this is the Aquarium's scholarship.

    Although the Wildlife Conservation Society manages both parks. It is important that this change is made as the error has been picked up by several other media outlets.

  2. Thank you. The item has been removed as it was not Bronx related. Thanks for pointing it out.
    Jordan Moss


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