Monday, May 4, 2009

Round'em Up

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

Profile of Sonia Sotomayor, a Bronxite of Puerto Rican decent who is considered a top pick for soon-to-be vacant Supreme Court seat [Daily News]

And here's more on Judge Sonia Sotomayor in a Daily News editorial [Daily News]

Bronxite suffering from Hodgkin's lymphoma sees his hometown borough in a different light as he begins photographing the bridges of the Bronx [New York Times]

Many Muslims in the Bronx are turning to a 'Shariah compliant' system of financing to purchase homes [New York Times]

Profile of a night-shift pharmacist at Montefiore Medical Center [New York Times]

Roberto Clemente field in Crotona Park has hosted the likes of many baseball superstars before they made the big time [New York Times]

Bronx-based business provides expert service in the field of de-cluttering the homes of compulsive hoarders [Daily News]
The film "City Island" wins audience award at Tribeca Film Fest [Variety]

84 year old 'Grandma' who volunteers at Bellevue Hospital's nursery wins award for outstanding volunteer service [Daily News]

Gov't officials crowding Westchester Square's street parking near the new Navy and Air Force Recruiting Center [Daily News]

Students are excelling at Bronx Lab School, which is a fairly new small school of 400 students [New York Post]

Bronxites concerned about DEP's plan to use blasting at Jerome Park Reservoir [Bronx News Network]

More info about the conservancy for Van Cortlandt Park [Bronx News Network]


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