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Friday, October 14, 2011

Bronx News Roundup, Oct. 14

A Bronx reverend was arrested for cashing the pension checks of a teacher who died a decade ago.

Jury selection is set to begin on Nov. 7 in the trial of Councilman Larry Seabrook and his legal team is talking strategy.

The city may come to the rescue of the parking garage company that's near bankruptcy thanks to fans that have avoided the expensive parking option like a batter dodging a beanball. Affordable housing may be in the mix and the borough president is still pushing for a hotel.

The Tour de Bronx, a cycling event that takes riders on a glorious ride around the entire borough, is on Oct. 23 and registration is underway.

Assemblyman Dinowitz is proud of his near-bottom ranking from the state's Conservative Party.

Nos Quedamos (We Stay), the nonprofit that was a key proponent of rebuilding of the arson-leveled neighborhood of Melrose, is under investigation by the state attorney general's office, according to the Bob Kappstatter of the Daily News. Board members  have fired Yolanda Gonzalez, the executive director and daughter of the group's late founder, Yolanda Garcia. They say she put relatives on the payroll and drained the group's bank account.

The Bronx Ink profiles the south Bronx activist hip-hop group Rebel Diaz.

1 comment:

  1. The real link to the Nos Quedamos article is this: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/bronx/2011/10/13/2011-10-13_state_investigating_nos_quedamos_mess.html


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