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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Bronx Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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The Moth StorySLAM

The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, DISTANCE, inspired by Christopher K. Ho: Aloha to the World from the Don Ho Terrace.
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Amanda Arroyo Featured On TV

Cardinal Spellman High School senior Amanda Arroyo was recently featured on MSG Varsity’s popular live, call-in show, A Quick: 60, during the weekly Scholastic Spotlight segment.
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Damage American Technology Program

The 90 day “truce” agreed to in the G20 dinner between Presidents Trump and Xi is certainly a plus. The world has been spared, at least for the moment, an acceleration of a destructive trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
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Enactment Of Fire Safety Laws & Distribution Of Stove Knob Safety Covers

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (tomorrow), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and City Council Member Ritchie Torres of Bronx will visit the scene of New York City’s deadliest fire in 25 years to announce the details of the implementation of new fire safety laws designed to prevent future tragedies, and where residents can get free stove knob safety covers to prevent children from playing with stoves.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Chanukah Celebration & Menorah Lighting

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Chanukah Celebration and Menorah Lighting ceremony at the Riverdale YM-YWHA.
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The Amazon

I am finding out that discussing the Amazon HQ2 project in Long Island City is as treacherous as traveling down the Amazon River on a raft ─ full of wild rapids and deep trenches and home to biting amphibians. And that is just around people I love!
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Arts, Culture & Fun: Spring Is Here! Get Ready To Ride!

Join us for a bike co-op environment that will provide tools as bicycle-savvy volunteers assist on how-to make necessary bicycle repairs and prepare riders for the upcoming cycling season.
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Help Us Clear The Shelters

Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) today announced that it has teamed up with NBC 4 New York / WNBC and Telemundo 47 / WNJU host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters second annual nationwide pet adoption drive.
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Notice

Notice is hereby given that an order entered by the Civil Court, New York County, on the 28 day of November, 2018, bearing Index Number NC-002661-18/NY, a copy of which may be examined at the office of the clerk, located at 111 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013, grants us the right to:
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Bronx Native Takes Helm of Central Park Precinct

In his first few months of taking command of the Central Park precinct, police captain Peter Andrea led the rescue of seven teens who fell into a frozen pond and also locked up a serial robber.
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