Thursday, April 22, 2010

Round'em Up

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

In case you haven't heard, Pedro Espada's Soundview HealthCare centers were raided by the AG's office, FBI, and IRS yesterday [New York Times, Washington Post/AP]

Many elected officials (including Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr.) feel that Espada should step down [,]

As potential challengers emerge, a look at how the vast legal problems surrounding Pedro Espada Jr. could spell trouble for his re-election bid [New York Times]

A profile of potential Espada challenger Dan Padernacht [Riverdale Press]

Congressman Jose Serrano will be leasing office space in the recently rehabbed BankNote building in Hunts Point for use as his new Bronx headquarters [Crain's NY Biz]

The patients at Espada's Soundview healthcare centers could be the first victims of his alleged wrongdoings if the AG orders the centers to be shutdown [Daily News]

It's he-said, she-said between a Riverdale Yoga teacher and a CB 8 member regarding thousands of dollars of fines the yoga teacher has been charged by DSNY for posting flyers around town advertising her business [Riverdale Press]

High levels of lead have been found in the ballfields at the half-renovated Harris Field, and many charge that the City knew (or should have known) about the lead levels prior to the start of the now severely over budget and behind schedule renovation [Daily News]


No comments: