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"100 Suits For 100 Men" Helps Ex-Cons Put Their Best Foot Forward

Inmates released from Rikers Island are getting a boost in their post-prison job hunt with “100 Suits for 100 Men,” a program that collects and donates professional garb to help them going forward.
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ASPCA Warms Up South Bronx With Winter Coat Drive

The 27-degree temperatures on Saturday, February 4, 2017 did not keep families and pet lovers away from the ASPCA’s first-ever coat giveaway for dogs and people alike at St. Mary’s Recreation Center and Park during the 5th Annual Bronx Recreation Winterfest....
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Students Help Bronx Residents Navigate Tax Season

With the arrival of tax season, Manhattan College students in the School of Business have partnered with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center’s University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) to provide tax preparation services to Bronx residents free of charge....
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Annual HOPE Count Event Tallies City's Homeless Population

Thousands of volunteers took to the streets in Bronx Monday night to see how many homeless people are living without shelter....
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Michael Moore Is Mad There Is No Bookstore In Bronx

Bronx residents hoping to bring a bookstore back to their borough have a new ally in their fight: filmmaker Michael Moore....
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Bronx River Coat Drive Helps Needy Residents

The Bronx River Community Center, along with the Acacia Network and New York Cares, is hosting a coat drive on East 174th Street to help needy Bronx residents....
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Bronx Woman Launches Crowdfund Campaign To Bring Bookstore To The Borough

The Barnes & Noble at the Mall at Bay Plaza shuttered last month, leaving Bronx without a single general interest bookstore. But Bronx native Noelle Santos is looking to change that—she is been aiming to open an independent bookstore-slash-wine-bar in South Bronx for some time now, and she has just launched an Indiegogo campaign to help get her dream off the ground....
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Free Winter Coats Drive At SUNY North Bronx

This year's Free Winter Coats drive will take place at SUNY North, Bronx, NY from January 24 to January 25, 2017....
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Donation Lets Veterans Charity Recoup Equipment Stolen From Vandalized SUV

Thieves targeted a van used to do charity work for veterans, and the very expensive items inside were stolen....
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BP Diaz & Bank Leumi USA Present $50K Check To Mosholu Montefiore Community Center

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. presented a $50,000 grant from Bank Leumi USA to the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center for its Workforce Development Program. ...
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Adolf Hitler’s murderous campaign during World War II took the lives of six million Jews.
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Presidential Inauguration Of The 45th President Of The United States Of America Donald Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
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Martin Luther King Day

Today our nation pauses to honor a legend, an icon, and an American hero. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lifted up the conscience of our nation - a towering leader in his day, and a lasting inspiration for all generations to follow.
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Happy New Year

New Year’s Day, which according to the Gregorian calendar falls on January 1, is one of the most popular occasions around the globe. Beyond religion, ethnicity, caste and creed it is a common festivity enjoyed by all. The culmination of the long holiday season, it marks a new beginning, symbolising new hope and a fresh start.
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Finally

Fidel Castro, Cuba's communist dictator for decades, responsible for the murder of many thousands of his fellow citizens, is finally dead at the age of 90.
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White Man Beaten To Death With Hammers By Black Youths: Video

Did you know a 32-year-old white man was beaten to death with hammers by at least two black teens early Sunday morning, November 30, 2014, on Itaska Street in St. Louis?

Compounding Injustice In Ferguson

You should know that in the wake of the November 24, 2014 Grand Jury ruling that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing Michael Brown, demonstrations have erupted all of this nation - especially in Ferguson, Missouri.
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The Coming Destruction Of Hong Kong

Hong Kong as I write this is being paralyzed by demonstrations led by idealistic students and left wing Occupy Wall Street types. I spend a lot of time in Hong Kong. But I have to admit. I didn’t see this coming. I never thought this would get this big.
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Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS

is a physician and radio host of Health Talk with Dr. Diane, MD at blogtalkradio.com/drdianethompson. She has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years, first as a registered nurse, then as a nurse practitioner, and now as a physician. She is an author, a health and empowerment speaker, a wellness coach, an esthetic specialist, and holds a certificate in sports nutrition. Dr. Diane, MD may be contacted at DrDianeThompson.com , via social media at facebook.com/DrDianeAThompson or via e-mail at Dr.DianeThompson@gmail.com.