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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Bronx Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular

Earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, hosted the borough’s annual PumpkinFest & Halloween Spooktacular.
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Cops Want To Scare The Hell Out Of Kids

The NYPD is inviting the general public to visit the 42nd Precincts Halloween Haunted Cells today 10-31-17, at 830 Washington Avenue....
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Bronx Residents Flock To Stores For Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Some Bronx residents waited until the last minute to find their Halloween costume Tuesday....
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Halloween Spooktacular 2017

The Bronx Borogh President Ruben Diaz, Jr., New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, & Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club invite you to the Bronx Pumpkin Fest & Halloween Spooktacular....
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Congressman Serrano Hosts 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration In Bronx

This week, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) hosted his 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration in Bronx with local community groups....
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Italian Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo....
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September 10

Life was the same on September 10Sunlight in the city like any other dayThings would change in the world of menSoon to see the horrors ...
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Abrazo Dominicano A Prelude To The Dominican Bronx Parade

You should know that the Abrazo Dominicano (The Dominican Embrace) will take place this Friday July 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Maestros Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx....
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CreateNYC Office Hours With The Commissioner: What We Heard

On the evening of May 23, NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl will hold open office hours for Bronx residents at the Mott Haven Library to meet and discuss the proposals in What We Heard....
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Bronx Looks To Capitalize As Hip-Hop's Birthplace

In the 1970s, DJs, dancers, graffiti artists and the first rappers came together in the burned-out buildings of Bronx, giving birth to hip-hop....
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Upcoming Release of The Bronx Kill, A Novel By Philip Cioffari

Livingston Press announces the upcoming release of The Bronx Kill, a novel by Philip Cioffari. The Bronx Kill will be published in trade paper (978-1604891874, 254 pages, $16.95), hardcover (978-1604891867, $25.95) and eBook editions and will be available wherever fine books are sold on March 30, 2017....
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Bronx Borough President Hosts The Greek History And Heritage Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts on Thursday his annual Greek History and Heritage Celebration, co-sponsored by New York State State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides and The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Bronx....
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Bronx Author Publishes Novel

The Return, a new book by Evelyn P. Douglas, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc....
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New York Gov. Cuomo Joins Union Fight To Preserve ACA

At a Bronx rally packed with supporters Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington, DC, is abandoning the middle class. ...
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A Russian Revolutionary In Bronx

Kenneth D. Ackerman’s Trotsky in New York 1917 has much to offer the reader. It also has some serious problems. Before getting to those let me discuss why the book deserves a place on the shelf of anyone interested in the life and ideas of Trotsky, the history of Marxism in America, New York at the time of World War I, and the Russian Revolution. ...
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The Orchid Show: Thailand In Bronx

The 15th installment of the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show features a complementary schedule of events and activities revolving around its titular flower and this year’s theme: Thailand....
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Read Chapter Two of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son”

This book is heartwarming, and fabulous. Work hard and you can achieve anything-but your hard work rubs off on your children. What a fine example of courage and love. This book should set an example to all who have dreams....
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Black History Month Celebration Series At Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more....
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Reading: Drama From The Diaspora By Writer & Playwright Amba Chevannes

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more....
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Bronx Trolley Night

Hop off the Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a free guided tour of the exhibitions with a Museum teaching artist....
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Lehman College To Present Reading & Lecture On Dominican Author José Alcántara Almánzar

Lehman College will present a lecture and reading that focuses on a new collection of short stories entitled Where the Dream Ends by famed Dominican author José Alcántara Almánzar on Thursday, November 15 at 02:00 p.m. in the Music Building on the Lehman campus.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual “Bronx Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular”

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his office’s annual “Bronx Pumpkinfest and Halloween Spooktacular.”
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Parkchester Annual Kwanzaa Festival

You are invited to the Parkchester Annual Kwanzaa Festival.
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Italian-American Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Ecuadorian Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Ecuadorian Heritage Celebration.
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BP Diaz Hosts Caribbean Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual host his annual Caribbean Heritage Celebration at the R & J Banquet Hall.
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BP Diaz Hosts Caribbean Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual host his annual Caribbean Heritage Celebration at the R & J Banquet Hall. The event recognized the vibrant history and culture of the Caribbean and Caribbean-American community and their contributions to the civic and cultural landscape of Bronx and New York City.
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BP Diaz Marches In Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade

On June 10, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. marched in the 61st Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
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Bronx Book Festival

Bronx Book Festival founder Saraciea Fennell told the media that the inaugural event, which took place on Saturday, May 19, outdoors at Fordham University Plaza, was a great success.

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Anthony Carter

was born, raised and currently resides in Philadelphia, PA He is the New York Jets writer for Jets Stream and The Bronx Times. In his free time, he likes to make intros and find break songs, look for reporters for his online radio show. Conversely, he spends most of his day talking with NFL sources to get the inside scoop on what is going on in the NFL.