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Playground parity: Can Bronx children be trusted with sand?

Playground parity: Can Bronx children be trusted with sand?

“I have asked the Parks Department why there are no sandboxes in my neighborhood in the Bronx, or as far as I can tell anywhere outside of Manhattan, and the response I got was troubling. I was told that residents in the outer boroughs do not treat the sand boxes with respect” http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/26/a-newfangled-sandbox-arrives-check-out-the-canals/ My children […]

A plan to add Howard E. Padernacht Way to Giles Place street sign

Howard (Howie) Padernacht was a friend and neighbor on Giles Place, and the Sholem Aleichem.  Many would call him the Mayor of Giles Place.  He practically patrolled the community even to the point of walking up and down the street wheeling a garbage can to pick up litter. Before I met Howie, though, I met […]

What do you want repaired around our neighborhood?

See-Click-Fix is a new internet based tool for identifying local problems (and hopefully, getting them fixed!) Check it out at http://www.bronxnewsnetwork.org/p/see-click-fix.html, and add your own complaints. FIPNA recommends also reporting them to 311.

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