Friday, May 1, 2009

Round'em Up

Apologies for the 'round up' laziness yesterday! Here are some Bronx-related stories from the past TWO days which we've rounded up you, our lovely readers, while trolling the interweb with our horse and lasso this fine morning:

David Gonzalez stays on top of, which he reports 'still isn't working' [New York Times] (Here's David's original story from back in February on this issue)

More on the film 'City Island' which was filmed on... City Island

New prez tapped for Hostos [Daily News]

Shelly, a 60-pound tortoise, found in a backyard in Baychester [New York Times]

Happy 70th Birthday Bronx-Whitestone Bridge... (somebody get this old gal some botox or a chemical peel or something... she's definitely showing signs of her age) [New York Times]

At least one gal from the Bronx hasn't engaged in any illegal activity (ha!) [New York Press]

Pear tree which survived 9/11 attacks being nurtured back to health at Van Cortlandt Park [New York Times]

New Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks with BronxTalk's Gary Axelbank [BronxNet via Bronx News Network]

Related Companies refuses to pay 'living wage' ($10/hour + benefits) to workers at soon-to-be developed Kingsbridge Armory [Norwood News]

Riverdale Press editorial urges Riverdale/Kingsbridge residents to do more to support Stella D'oro strikers [Riverdale Press]

Riverdale Y furloughs employees [Riverdale Press]


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