GIVE MEN SHELTER BUT NOT THERE

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Any future use of the Muller Army Reserve Center may turn into a legal fight between Bronx Borough President and NYC Mayor Bloomberg. Borough President Ruben Diaz wants the federal government to intervene.

Officials representing the Bloomberg administration contend that a vote in favor of a plan for a 200-bed men’s homeless shelter by the Muller Local Redevelopment Authority took place in November 2010.

PEDDLING THE FACTS

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NYC is a wonderful place to bike, as long as you have a safe place to park your bike. Unfortunately, it happens to be our nation's bike stealing capital. Ask any New Yorker and they will probably tell you they know someone who has had their bike stolen, and some talk about bike locks like others talk about home alarms.

Although The Bronx and Staten Island editions of the NYC bicycling map were the first to be released, way back in 1997, maps for all five boroughs are available. Eventually, the individual borough maps were combined into one single map.

News Underneath Headlines

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Norway maniac now claims he was bullied and never loved. Many admit he is truly crazy if he thinks that anyone will feel sorry for him.

Citizens are outraged to learn that cancer-stricken 9/11 responders have been cut out of Zadroga health bill.
Scores of first responders believe they contracted cancer due to the time they spent at the toxic World Trade Center site.

Transportation Security Administration is refusing to hire a man with one hand as an airport employee.
Mike Constantino, who is a former boxer claims that he is able to work as a screener for the TSA.

CITY ISLAND CLAM BAKE

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City Island's American Legion Leonard Hawkins Post #156 will hold their annual clam bake this Saturday, July 30.

The event organizers promise live music, good food and a great time to all who attend.

Sgt. Emeritus Russ Schaller will be honored by his American Legion colleagues.

For tickets or additional information: 718 885 0639

Headlines 7/27/11

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ARE DEBT DEALS DEAD? Republicans and Democrats at Stalemate.

AFGHANISTAN ASSASSINATION. Third Politician Killed.

BRITAIN RECOGNIZES REBEL. Libya's Qaddafi's Losses More Clout.

OSLO ON EDGE. Explosives Stash Found.

MANY NYC POST OFFICES CLOSE. 17 Stations Proposed in Bronx.

Guitarist Andrew Geddis

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The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and Wave Hill’s “Sunset Wednesdays” continues BCA’s “Bronx Beat” series on July 27 with a 7:00pm concert featuring BxIndie musicians. All concerts are free with admission to the grounds. Admission: Free to Wave Hill members and children under 6; $8 for adults; $4 for students and seniors 65+; $2 for children 6+. For concert information, visit

www.bronxarts.org or call 718-931-9500 x33 or call Wave Hill’s Martha Gellens at 718-549-3200 x232.

Wednesday, July 27th at 7:00pm

You've got mail, but maybe not here.

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USPS has announced that 17 postal locations in the Bronx are being studied for potential closure. Do you think The Bronx can afford such a considerable loss of both jobs and commercial activity? Please speak up!

The federal government must seriously reconsider enacting any post office closure plan that would have a serious negative impact on Bronx communities.

The Bronx Borough President's Office says they will continue to follow this process to ensure that the collective voice of The Bronx is heard on this important matter.

Learn English @ The Laundrymat

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It's about learning the language, while airing out your dirty laundry. A NYC artist will soon offer English classes to immigrants at his local laundromat. Hector Canonge says the non profit project will begin with basic words like soap, bleach and clothes.

Hector explains that his first session will be held at the Magic Touch Laundromat, where the community comes together, and everyone gets to know each other, while washing their dirty laundry.

English language lessons start in Inwood next month. Talk about good old fashioned American ingenuity.

Headlines 7/26/11

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TERROR ON THE TRAIN. NY Subway Attacks Motorman.

PRIME TIME WAR OF WORDS. Time Ticking As Debt Ceiling Talks Continue.

LARGEST AMERICAN GREAT DIVIDE. US Household Wealth Declines.

YOU'VE GOT LESS MAIL. 36 Hundred US Post Offices May Close.

THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT. Defense Department Provides Post Traumatic Stress APP..

City Island "NY DAILY NEWS" Article

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City Island mixes bohemian cool, NYC quirkiness and seafaring charm, according to the news article below. Reporter Jason Sheftell in The New York Daily News.

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