- See more at: http://blogtimenow.com/blogging/automatically-redirect-blogger-blog-another-blog-website/#sthash.Q6qPkwFC.dpuf Bronx News Roundup, Feb. 9 | Bronx News Networkbronx

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bronx News Roundup, Feb. 9

A video secretly recorded at a Bronx Planned Parenthood clinic is the latest stir-up in a political debate about abortion funding (see our post, and the video, here).

A 14-year-old Wakefield girl is missing, and cops are asking for help. Photo at the link.

Monday is Valentine's Day, so the Bronx Zoo has this quiz to tell you how your courtship style matches up in the animal kingdom (FYI: I got the white-naped crane, whatever that means.)

Speaking of V-Day: Norwood lounge Beso is hosting a singles date auction Friday night, in honor of the upcoming holiday. Proceeds will go to benefit autism research.

Bronx landlords are starting contract negotiation talks with 32BJ SEIU, the union that represents service workers like superintendents, janitors, porters, doormen, elevator operators and garbage collectors.

P.S. 68 in Edenwald is the latest city school to test positive for dangerously high levels of the chemical PCB.

ABC News profiles middle school Soundview Academy.

Loeser's Deli in Kingsbridge made the Daily News' list of the best pastrami spots in New York City. 

P.S. 24 in Riverdale owes the city $20,222 in late lunch fees, according to the Times. The Department of Education says it can no longer afford to absorb the costs of parents who don't pay up for their children's school lunches.

Carlina White, the girl who was kidnapped from a Harlem Hospital 23 years ago and reunited her with Bronx parents last month, has apparently ran off to Georgia after getting in a fight with her biological mother over money.

Plans for a homeless shelter in Claremont are being met with opposition from neighbors.

Want to make sure the news continues? Just a reminder to our readers that the Bronx News Network is in the middle of our annual fundraising appeal. If you value quality local journalism, please consider donating so we can continue to bring you news and features, like our daily roundup or our borough events calendar. More details on how to contribute can be found here.


Post a Comment

Bronx News Network reserves the right to remove comments that include personal attacks, name calling, foul language, commercial advertisements, spam, or any language that might be considered threatening, libelous or inciting hate.

User comments are reviewed by BxNN staff and may be included or excluded at our discretion.

If what you have to say is unrelated to this particular post, please visit our readers' forum.