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Headlines 10/27/11

Submitted by ub on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 08:27
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EUROPEAN ZONE AGREES. Bailouts For Greece.

QUAKE DEATHS 523. Recoveries Continue.

MADOFFS ATTEMPTED. Double Suicide.

US ECONOMY. Stuck in Slump.

HURRICANE. Near Mexico.

CICA Meeting

Submitted by ub on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 00:51

The October Meeting of the City Island Civic Association took place and ended last night without it's President, or VP in attendance at 190 Fordham Street.
Although residents are always welcomed, several regulars were also missing from the monthly meeting.

There were no guests scheduled to speak and little was actually accomplished. Does that mean that in this particular case, no news is still good news?

Perhaps the low attendance had something to do with the October 2010 meeting notice, which as yo can see, makes reference to 2010 and was

City Island Show Opening

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 23:54

Kaleidoscope Gallery of City Island is proud to announce the Opening Show and Sale of Art curated by Carolyn Stanford. Founder and President of Inside Out Art, Carolyn, devotes her time to supporting and promoting the works of outstanding, self taught, incarcerated non-violent offenders and ex-offenders.

Dog Walkers ‘pooper scooper’ Law Enforcement

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 23:46

Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. today announced a public awareness campaign to remind dog walkers to pick up after their dogs, as required by the law.

Bronx HS for the Visual Arts

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 23:43

Tomorrow afternoon @ 4:30 PM, Council Member James Vacca will join Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene, as well as students and faculty from the Bronx High School for the Visual Arts, to cut the ribbon on the school’s recently renovated library and computer lab. Vacca and Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. allocated a combined $340,000 to fund the project, which included new flooring and furniture in the library, upgraded wiring, and new computers for the computer lab.

BRONX HISTORIAN ANNIVERSARY

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 09:41
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Lloyd Ultan, who was inaugurated Bronx Borough Historian on October 26, 1996, is marking the 15th anniversary of entering this government office in his typical manner—by working.

Headlines 10/26/11

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 09:27
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OCCUPY OAKLAND. Police Crack Heads.

EUROZONE DEBT. Crunch Time.

OBAMA PLAN. College Loans.

EARLY WINTER. Warnings.

THE BRONX. Trash Talks.

CITY ISLAND SPEED BUMPS REQUESTED

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 19:47

Commissioner Constance Moran
NYC Dept. Of Transportation
1400 Williamsbridge Road
Bronx, New York, 10464

Dear Commissioner Moran:

Our membership has voted to request speed humps be installed on King Avenue between Ditmars and Fordham Street on City Island (Bronx, New York, 10464).

It is with this in mind we would like to formally request a traffic study be undertaken of this thoroughfare and the findings and determination be reported to the City Island Civic Association upon its completion.

Bartow Pell Mansion

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 19:37

Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to help us keep the garden and grounds of BPMM looking beautiful.

10/29 @10A

Light breakfast available. Please bring gloves and wear sturdy shoes.

Then, later that evening... Special Candlelight Cemetery Tour 6:30 p.m.

Join in for paranormal investigator Dan Sturges discussing

the findings of two investigations he conducted at the mansion during the fall.

Explore the mystery of history.

FREE Halloween Marathon

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 18:29

www.thehalloweenmarathon.com

Michael Oliva 914-844-0728 Mikeo@TheHolidayMarathons.com

FREE Trail Runs in Van Cortland Park (Bronx, NY) on October 30th for Any Skill Level; the Best Way to Spend the Holiday!

October 30th, 2011 - Van Cortlandt Park, 6087 Broadway, Bronx NY 10471

WHO: The Holiday Marathons is hosting a free trail race for approximately 500 runners, hikers, and walkers of all levels.
WHAT: Free Race in a trail course in Van Cortland Park (Bronx, NY) with 5 distance options: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, ¾ Marathon, and Marathon.