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Job Fair Attracts 1,000 Job Seekers

The lines were long and hopes high at a local job fair organized by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda on Wednesday, April 5 at the Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in Soundview.

The event drew up to 1,200 job seekers and 72 potential employers from government and private agencies and organizations, retailers, hospitals and healthcare organizations, educational institutions and general contractors among many others.

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By Robert Wirsing

Source: Bronx Times Reporter

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Alcohol Training Awareness Program



Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership Is Sponsoring An

Alcohol Training Awareness Program

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

2789 Schurz Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465
10:30-1:00 pm (2½ hours Training Program)


This is a NYS Liquor Authority Approved Alcohol Training Awareness Program for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol.

Immediate Benefits

Using this program can bring immediate payback and benefits:

  1. Improved Customer Service
  2. Preserve the health, safety and welfare of communities
  3. Comply with the Alcohol Beverage Control Laws
  4. Stop underage drinking and sales to intoxicated persons
  5. Decreased penalties for alcohol violations


For more information or to register, call:

Joanne Timmins at 718-904-1333 ext: 28 or e-mail

This training is free to businesses within the CB #10 service area.

For all others, a $50 charge will be applied to the first two people from a business with a $10 surcharge for each additional person.

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Small Business Survey

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and NYC Department of Small Business Services are conducting a short survey about small business’ performance, financing choices, and borrowing experience. Responses are completely confidential. The results of the survey will be shared with the media and policy makers, and will help improve programs and services for small business owners.

Results will be shared online and used to power a Smart Data for Small Business tool. The tool will allow you to see how you match-up to your peers on growth, financing choices, and credit application success rates. The more survey responses, the more powerful the tool!

Take The Confidential Survey

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10 Reasons to ‘Shop Local If You Live Local – In The Bronx’


  1. Dollars you spend locally support public services in our community.
  2. Our community is unique and our one of a kind businesses are an integral part of our character. Local ownership ensures that important decisions are made locally by people who live in the community and who will feel the impacts of these decisions.
  3. You can grow a relationship with your local merchants. They can get to know you and cater to your preferences.
  4. Local merchants care about and invest in our community. They donate part of your dollars back to local groups and charities.
  5. Your local purchases support local jobs.
  6. When you shop at one local merchant, you are supporting a host of other businesses. Banks, restaurants and other businesses cluster around our local shops.
  7. Local shops are more accessible for everyone. This is especially important for elderly, vulnerable and young people.
  8. You can save money by shopping near your home. You drive less, save time, and you would be surprised how ofter the retail prices are lower.
  9. You can reduce your environmental impact by cutting out drives to big box shopping centers outside our community.
  10. Your purchases help our community attract new entrepreneurs and skilled workers. When we preserve our one of a kind businesses and distinctive character, we are more successful in recruiting.

Think about all these reasons the next time you are getting into your car to shop outside of our communities. We know that sometimes it is unavoidable and you need to make purchases outside the community, all we ask is to consider your local merchants first. Help support local merchants and help your community.

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2013 Throggs Neck Annual Street Fair

IMG_0604You’ve waited months for spring to finally arrive, and the event that will be the highlight of the season takes places on May 18!

The abundant commercial and entertainment offerings of the Throggs Neck community, including some of the region’s best restaurants, amusements, products, and services, will be highlighted along East Tremont Avenue.

The Throggs Neck Merchants Association is producing a unique event, which has grown out of the successful Sidewalk Sales of the past five years. The 2013 version will feature a free top-shelf musical extravaganza, a generous array of activities, and an extraordinary assortment of services. This is the top “can’t miss” event of the season.

The length of East Tremont Avenue’s prime commercial district, from Dudley to Harding, will be lined with opportunities to sample mouth-watering selections from some of the most sought-after eateries in the area. While strolling from one delicious site to another, shopping enthusiasts can indulge in the numerous offerings of the area’s prime retailers, as well as browse a flea market.

You’ll be fascinated by offerings from the Bronx Zoo and the Botanical Garden.

IMG_0629-smYou can be productive while having a great time, for there will be numerous opportunities to make the afternoon as useful as it will be pleasurable. Among them, The NYPD will provide child and cell phone ID protection. No-cost digital mammography services and clinical breast exams will be available with the Mobile Care Clinic.Walk-ins are welcome for the Mobile Care Clinic, but if you would like to make an appointment, call 877-628-9090. Exercise those muscles that slept all winter on a rock-climbing wall along the way. You can even adopt a dog at the event!

Be sure to bring the kids. Face painting, a van from the Bronx Children’s Museum, free hot dogs, a castle bounce, carnival games, and even a visit from McGruff the crime-fighting dog and other amusements will keep them as happy as you will be.

For many, the highlight of the day will be an incredible show featuring the music of the Beatles, Buddy Holly, The Coasters, Dion and The Belmonts, The Kinks, Herman’s Hermits, Ray Charles and more, performed by the “Electronic Mosholu Crash” courtesy of the Bronx Arts Ensemble.

Don’t worry about getting to all the abundant attractions. Free bus rides will transport you along the avenue.

You can find out more about this East Tremont Avenue spectacular, May 18, from 11—5, by logging on to

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