In the news, August 1-7

The work of the renowned architect C.B.J. Snyder, best known for his work on public schools, will be discussed by researcher Jean Arrington. The free lecture is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 18 at p.m. at the Mott Haven Library, 321 E. 140th St. off Alexander Ave, and is sponsored by the Bronx Historical Society. Call the library at (718) 665-4878 for directions or other details.

Success Charter Network is planning to open a new public elementary school in District 7 in Mott Haven in the fall of 2011. The group will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 11, at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of Bronx Success Academy 1, at 510 E. 141st St. at the corner of Brook Ave, so that residents can learn more about the school. Those wishing to attend should RSVP to Alexa Birnbaum at [email protected] by Tuesday, August 10.

“Changes in The Bronx” is on view at LDR Studio Gallery at 137 Alexander Ave #10, through Aug. 4. “Changes in the Bronx” is a two-person show featuring the video of Benton-C Bainbridge and the photography of Luis D. Rosado who play witness to the changes happening in their home borough and beyond. The closing reception will be held from 5:30PM – 9:30 p.m., followed by an after party until midnight.

The killing spree continues. Carrel Ogarro, 25, was shot execution-style near his home in the Jackson Houses early Saturday. It was the fourth homicide in eight days. Police sources told the Daily News Ogarro, who was convicted in 2008 of drug possession, may have been dealing drugs from his apartment on East 158th Street.

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