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Lenape: Ellis Island’s First Inhabitants

On November 2, New York First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson will present a proclamation from Governor David A. Paterson to honor the native people of New York during the opening ceremony of Lenape: Ellis Island’s First Inhabitants at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
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Bronx Comes To Life In A New Book

An American masterpiece from internationally bestselling novelist Colum McCann—a dazzling and hauntingly rich vision of the loveliness, pain, and mystery of New York City in the 1970's In the dawning light of the late summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. . . ....
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Bronx River Alliance Honors Editor & Artist

The Bronx River Alliance honored two special Bronxites at its annual Upstream Soirée on September 24th. ...
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2009 West Indian American Day Parade

Governor Paterson will host his second West Indian American Day Carnival Parade Reception today, August 20, 2009, at Empire Fulton Ferry State Park’s Outdoor Warehouse, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m....
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We Used To Own The Bronx By Eve Pell

An inside story of privilege, inherited wealth, and the bizarre values and customs of the American upper crust....
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The Beautiful Bronx (1920-1950)

A couple days ago I was lucky enough to stumble across this book,...
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Derfner Judaica Museum Opens

Derfner Judaica Museum will open to the public today, June 11, 2009. The newly-expanded 5,000-square-foot exhibition space in the Home’s Jacob Reingold Pavilion will serve as a focal point for a wide range of educational and exhibition programming both for the public and Hebrew Home residents....
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Three Young Musicians Awarded

Three local musicians were chosen winners at the BAE Young Bronx Artist Contest, an annual competition for students who are between ages 14 and 20 who live in and/or attend school in the Bronx. The Bingham Award went to cellists, Mona Zarina, 20, from Mannes College of Music and Shaheen Malick, senior at Bronx High School of Science....
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Live Music And Comedy

In a quest to bring enjoyable and affordable nights of live music to New York City, 623 Entertainment presents The Mission Tour. On Saturday, May 9th at 9pm a very special installment of The Mission Tour returns to Sputnik....
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Susan Boyle, You Are Amazing

47 Year old Susan Boyle wows the judges with her performance in the auditions for Britains Got Talent, singing I dreamed a dream from Les Miserables....
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BP Diaz Hosts “Bronx Jewish Hall Of Fame” Ceremony

On November 29, 2017, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative honored the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, highlighting the rich and extraordinary history of the Jewish community of Bronx.
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BP Diaz Hosts Albanian Heritage Celebration

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official celebration of Albanian culture and heritage in recognition of the 105th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Puerto Rican Heritage Month Celebration

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Puerto Rican Heritage celebration at Bronx Community College. Borough President Diaz honored individuals who have contributed to the growth and promotion of their community and culture.
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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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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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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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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.

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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Raymond J. Keating

Raymond J. Keating is the editor and publisher of the Keating Reports, which operates the Long Island Sentinel. He is a writer, commentator and economist, who wrote a column for Newsday for more than a decade, and is now a columnist with Long Island Business News and Dolan Media Company. The views expressed by Keating are strictly his own.