Photo by Jordan Moss

New Traffic Lights up on Fort Independence Street

Here’s a Bronx Matters story about our new traffic lights on Fort Independence Street! Thanks to Nova Calise, Ann DiLucca and Jordan Moss for leading the charge! Yeah, FIPNA!  Traffic Lights are Up and Running On at Kingsbridge Heights Intersection!

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 […]

Bronx Zoo in need...

Bronx Zoo in need…

[Reprinted from] Governor Paterson has proposed cuts to the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums in NY state. This funding (ZBGA) has been in place for over 30 years and was created to make sure that our zoos, gardens, aquariums all have funding in hard economic times. Now Governor Paterson wants to cut this funding […]

Mulchfest 2009 – January 10 and 11

10am – 2pm Saturday January 10 & Sunday January 11th Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city! Remember to remove all lights and ornaments before bringing the tree to a Mulchfest site. You are encouraged to bring bags to take advantage […]

Urgent need for a friend…

*** UPDATED 12/9/2008 *** Many of you followed Hendrix’s story via the blog and website over at NorCalGSPRescue, I am happy to be able to say that Hendrix has found a forever home! He is now living a real dog’s life on a ranch in Arizona where he gets to run around in his wheeled […]

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