Erika Roman Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual CELEBRITY Softball Game 8/9/11

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The Erika Roman Memorial Foundation, a charitable organization, will host its 3rd Annual Celebrity Softball Game to benefit children of the New York City Foster Care System. The Celebrity Softball Game promises to once again bring out the city’s top names in music, entertainment, and public office. The proceeds raised at the event will help complete the second phase of an Internet radio station within the Children’s Aid Society in the Bronx.

CONTACT YOUR AREA REPRESENTATIVES

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Bronx President
Adolfo Carrión Jr.
851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
718-590-3500
webmail@bronxbp.nyc.gov

Community Board 10
District Manager Kenneth Kearns
3165 East Tremont Ave.
Bronx, New York 10461
718- 892-1161
718-863-6860 (fax)
bx10@cb.nyc.govBronx, NY 10465

NYC Council - District 13
Jimmy Vacca
3040 East Tremont Avenue
718-931-1721
jvacca@council.nyc.gov
Bronx Borough President

NY State Senator, District 34
Jeff Klein
3713 East Tremont Avenue
Bronx, New York 10465
718-822-2049
jdklein@senate.state.ny.us

State Assemblyman, Assembly District 82

NEW NYC RENTALS

Announcement

AFFORDABLE APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN THE MOTT HAVEN AND MORRISANIA SECTION OF THE BRONX

JEMP Owners LLC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 36 affordable housing rental apartments under construction at 1434-1438 Morris Avenue, 720-722 East 161st Street and 748 Jackson Avenue in the Mott Haven and Morrisania section of the Bronx. These buildings are being constructed through the Low Income Rental Program (LIRP) of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).

http://www.nyc.gov/html/hpd/html/apartment/lotteries.shtml

SUBWAY WOES

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Due to a derailment near the East 116th Station in Manhattan the following disruptions are in effect: northbound 4 and 6 trains are running express from East 42nd St. to East 125th St., the 5 train is running on the 2 track from Nevins St. in Brooklyn to 149th St. and Grand Concourse in the Bronx. Downtown 4, 5, and 6 trains are running normal. Customers are advised to utilize the M101, M102, or M103 Buses. For more info visit: http://www.mta.info

Headlines 8/3/11

News

MUBARAK ON TRIAL. Egyptians Hit Streets.

SYRIAN MASSACRE. Troops Continue Crackdown.

DOUBLE DIGIT RECESSION. Economic Battle Begins.

PARTIAL FAA SHUTDOWN. $30 Million Taxes Lost Daily.

TEXAS HEATWAVE. Highest Temperatures Frying State.

ANGRY PEACOCK RETURNS. Temporarily Leaves Central Park Home

Pucini's Madama Butterfly

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DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST, TOMORROW'S THREE ACT OPERA HAS BEEN CANCELED.

It is with great regret, that there will NOT be a gathering for Madam Butterfly tomorrow night.

However, as the opera company is likely to reschedule their performance for a later date this summer, we'll keep you informed.

The New York Grand Opera
"Madama Butterfly"
Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell
August 3, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. (performance at 7:30 p.m.)
72nd Street at Mid-Park
Admission is Free

These Should Never Be Said To Her...

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"What did you do to your hair?"
Unless we've cut our own hair—this is not common—someone else did something to our hair. It wasn't us. And most likely we've gone to a lot of trouble and expense for it. "I like your new haircut" is infinitely better, and shows you're paying attention. It's also far superior to the generic "You look different," which tells us you're as clueless as ever.

"They both look the same to me."

Native Peoples of the Hudson Valley, The Lenape

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St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site - 897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

914-667-4116

www.nps.gov/sapa

David Osborn at 914-667-4116; dostpaul@yahoo.com

The Lenape: Native Peoples of the Hudson Valley,

at National Historic Site in Westchester County,

Saturday, August 13

Who's Park Is It?

Issue

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 6:30 pm - The Museum of the City of New York

Please, join NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Professor Alex Garvin, Urban Planning faculty member at Yale University. They will be discussing the past, present, and future of New York’s public parks.

NYC Department of Parks & Recreation shares news and information, images, and video with members of the public through blogs on its website and through Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube.

First Fridays @ The Mansion

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Enjoy a summer evening at the mansion with Mary Courtney performing traditional Irish songs in the Orangerie. Also, tour the house, stroll the garden, enjoy refreshments, and hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley for a ride to beautiful City Island.

The trolley makes continuous loops from the Pelham Bay Park #6 subway station to BPMM to City Island starting at 5:25 p.m.

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