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19-Year-Old Arrested In Bronx Man’s Death

A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who was killed this past November, police said Tuesday....
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Drug Addict Nabbed In 2012 Slaying Of Bronx Grandmother

Police have made an arrest in the cold-case slaying of a Bronx grandmother bludgeoned to death for her gold jewelry two years ago....
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Two Members Of Bronx Drug Trafficking Crew Convicted

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ARMANI CUMMINGS, a/k/a “A1,” and JOSE MUNOZ, a/k/a “Rico,” were found guilty on December 12 of murder, drug trafficking, firearms offenses, and other crimes....
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Teen Arrested In Fatal Bronx Party Stabbing

A Bronx teenager has been arrested for stabbing a 14-year-old boy to death at a house party, police said Tuesday....
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Young Woo Reveals Plans For Bronx Post Office Space

Young Woo & Associates has filed permits to convert the recently purchased Bronx General Post Office to a mixed-use building, including space for retail, dining and offices....
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13 Tips To Reduce Your Stress & Improve Your Health

The negative effects of stress on both mental and physical health are well documented. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Aging Research examined long-term patterns of stressful life events and their impact on mortality and found that, compared to the low-stress group, both the moderate and the high-stress groups showed increased rate of death....
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Assemblyman Sepúlveda Calls For An Apology From PBA President Patrick Lynch

Statement from Assemblyman Luis R. Sepulveda regarding remarks made by PBA President Patrick Lynch:...
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NYS’ Tax Policy Director Named “Person Of The Year”

A national publication has honored the NYS Tax Department’s policy chief with its annual Person of the Year Award for his vital role in the passage of sweeping corporate tax reform....
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Bronx Nursing Aide Charged With Homicide

A clinical nursing aide has been charged in the death of a 77 year old patient at the University Nursing Home in Bronx....
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Free Toys For Needy Bronx Children For Christmas

New York State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, together with Mr. Edward Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party, The United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots and The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, will be celebrating Christmas in Bronx by giving free toys to needy children....
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Bronx Dance Students Win Contesst

Students of a Bronx academy have been practicing a dance routine for a televised performance....
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The Bronx Visual Artist Directory

The Bronx 200 website is a dynamic, online platform that showcases a curated selection of artwork by two hundred artists identified with Bronx....
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6 Outdoor Holiday Lighting Ideas To Dazzle & Brighten Up Your Home

As the end of the year approaches, the days become shorter and shorter and we are faced with long, dark evenings. One of the best ways to make your home feel really festive is by using special outdoor lights....
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Infant Found Dead In Bronx Apartment

A badly bruised 2-month-old girl was found dead Sunday morning in a Bronx apartment, police sources said....
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Man Shot Dead Outside Bronx Deli

A man was fatally shot when an argument turned violent outside a Bronx deli early Sunday, police said....
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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? ...
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Bronx Woman Going To Jail For Having Sex With Stamford Boy

A homeless Bronx woman taken in last year by residents on the city's East Side is going to jail for having sex with the family's 13-year-old boy....
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A Night Of Music & Community In South Bronx

Dozens of children and their families gathered at PS 55 in the Bronx on Thursday for an evening of music with an international twist....
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Statement On 'Hands Up' Music Video

The Bronx Defenders truly regrets having been involved with the Hands Up video....
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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.

A Collection Of Sayings

-To remodel a house takes one year. To remodel a soul takes a lifetime. -Connecting with nature is connecting with God because God is in nature. -To
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Bronx Letter Carrier Honored For Heroism

It was early Wednesday, December 18, 2013, and Jermaine Shirley could not wait to get to work.

How Many British Governors Were Elected By The People Of Hong Kong?

The answer to the above question, for those who did not know, is none. In 1841 under duress the Qing Dynasty ceded Hong Kong Island to the British. From 1843 until 1997, when Hong Kong was handed back to China, all Governors of Hong Kong were appointed by the British government. Nobody cried, nobody complained. But now the so called “Occupy Central” people are holding Beijing to a higher standard.

In Hong Kong - The Peg Is Not Likely To Be Changed

In my opinion, the Hong Kong dollar peg, which has been set since 1983 to the US dollar at 7.80:1.00, should and will remain unchanged. There are sound economic reasons for this but I believe the primary reason is political.

Investing Under The Law Of Accelerating Returns

“This time it’s different—the most expensive words in investing.” So eminent investor Sir John Templeton has opined.

For Now, I Will Defer To Viverito

You should know that a lot has happened since the morning of Thursday, June 19, 2014, when I sent out a press release titled: "Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, NY Hispanic Clergy Organization, and Members of the Community Are Disgusted by Recent Firings at El Diario la Prensa."

A Great Man Cometh?

Every once in a great while a larger than life figure comes along who dramatically changes his (or her) country for the better. Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping are three that come to mind. Narendra Modi, the just elected future Prime Minister of India, has this potential for greatness. And yes this has significant investment implications.

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John Ryan

is a Clifton Park, New York native, a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City and a freelance reporter and photographer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy in 2003. He served two tours in Iraq as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army, wrote a 160-page guide to capture insurgents and earned a Bronze Star for meritorious service before being discharged as a captain in 2008. He is a certified personal trainer and will represent Ireland at the World Lacrosse Championships this summer (2010).