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Diahann Carroll

Carroll was born Carol Diahann Johnson in Bronx, New York on July 17, 1935, to John Johnson, of Aiken, South Carolina, and Mabel (Faulk), of Bladenboro, North Carolina.
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Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker

Growing up in Bronx, Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker was fortunate to have a strong family support system cheering her on from the sidelines....
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Bronx Celebrates Centennial

Bronx is celebrating its centennial this year....
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Joel Arthur Rosenthal, JAR

Joel Arthur Rosenthal, was born in 1943 in Bronx, NY and is the only child of a local postal worker and a biology teacher....
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Maggie Siff

Maggie Siff (born June 21, 1974) is an American actress. She is best known for her television roles as department store heiress Rachel Menken Katz on the AMC drama Mad Men and Dr. Tara Knowles-Teller on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy. She also had a role in the 2009 film Push as Teresa Stowe, and one in the 2010 film Leaves of Grass as Rabbi Renannah Zimmerman....
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Leonard Susskind, Ph.D.

Leonard Susskind (born 1 January 1940, South Bronx) is the Felix Bloch Professor of Theoretical Physics at Stanford University, and Director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics....
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Denzel Washington: My Mmother Saved Me

Denzel Washington believes his mother saved him from spiralling into a self-destructive lifestyle and he credits her with helping him achieve success by instilling the right values into him....
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Ellen Barkin

Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress, known for her roles in the films The Big Easy, Sea of Love and Switch. As of 2012 she stars as Jane Forrest (Nana) in the NBC sitcom The New Normal....
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NYC Catholic Schools Remain Closed Through Friday

New York Archdiocese Catholic schools in Manhattan, Bronx and Staten Island will be closed through Friday due to the storm....
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WAVES Boot Camp In Bronx, 1943

even English ladies like the future Duchess of Devonshire helped with the war effort during World War II....
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Bronx Student Receives Graduate Degree

Anna Maria College announces that Joshua L. Weaver from Bronx, NY was awarded a Master of Public Administration degree on May 19th, 2012....
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Millard Drexler

Millard Drexler (b. August 17, 1944), the Bronx-born businessman who’s been called the “Steve Jobs of retail” is the current chairman and CEO of J.Crew Group and formerly the CEO of Gap Inc. He has been a director at Apple, Inc. since 1999....
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Tyson Beckford Joins Bronx Walk Of Fame

Bronx nativeTyson Beckford, 41, one of the world’s most celebrated male models, will be inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame this coming Spring....
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Samantha Tuffarelli

Samantha Tuffarelli was born and raised in Bronx in an Italian-American neighborhood, just a stone's throw from where movie icons Chazz Palminteri and Jennifer Lopez grew up. Destined to be an actor, she started at age 2, and booked "Sesame Street," by the age of 7, continuing to work the show until she was 10....
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Bronx Children’s Museum Gets A Mobile Exhibit

The Bronx Children’s Museum is slated to open in 2013 in Mill Pond Park in the South Bronx. As the community and borough awaits its arrival the museum can claim its first mobile exhibit a designed bus. The bus was a donation from the Malawista family after their daughter Sarah committed suicide....
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Easter Baskets Charity Event

Denise Chevere, together with some amazing ladies managed to raise 400 Easter baskets for Jacobi HIV/AIDS Pediatric Department last year....
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Jacob Lew - White House Chief Of Staff

On January 9, 2012, President Obama announced that Jacob Lew, born August 29, 1955, is scheduled to be the 25th White House Chief of Staff, replaceing Bill Daley. ...
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William Martin Joel

William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American musician and pianist, performer, singer-songwriter, and classical composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States, according to the RIAA....
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Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri

Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952) is an American actor and writer, best known for his performances in The Usual Suspects, A Bronx Tale, and his Academy Award nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets Over Broadway....
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Alfredo James Pacino

Alfredo James Pacino was born to a family of Italian immigrants in East Harlem, New York, on the 25th of April, 1940, his grandparents having crossed the Atlantic from Sicily....
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