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New IDNYC Pop-Up Enrollment Center In Bronx At Soundview Library

Commissioner Nisha Agarwal, Council Member Annabel Palma, Assemblymember Marcos Crespo, and Borough Director for Bronx Libraries Gesille Dixon will mark the opening of the pop-up in a press conference on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.
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BP Diaz, AT&T & NY Yankees Host 6th Annual Borough President's Cup Little League Championship

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Marissa Shorenstein, President of AT&T New York, and the New York Yankees co-hosted the sixth annual Borough President's Cup Little League Championship on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016....
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BP Diaz Invests Over $14 Million In Bronx Parks

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office has invested over $14.3 million in FY 2017 capital funds to improve parks throughout Bronx, including $10 million to restore the historic Orchard Beach pavilion and upgrades to playgrounds and recreation spaces all over the borough....
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You Are Invited To: Rivera Day Ceremony Outside Yankee Stadium

The life and career of Mariano Rivera will be celebrated by the 161st Street BID outside Yankee Stadium (840 River Avenue) this Sunday at 10:00 a.m. NYC Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, will proclaim it, Mariano Rivera Day. ...
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UPS Health Fair Provides Screenings, Education & Fun

More than 100 Bronx residents attended Unique People Services’ 7th Annual Health Fair held on July 21, 2016. The nonprofit agency, celebrating its 25th anniversary, provided free mobile health services, including HIV, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, mammograms and dental services, as well as mental health, domestic violence and substance abuse counseling....
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American Diabetes Association’s Feria de Salud Aims To Make Healthy Living Accessible

The largest health and music-inspired festival of the year, Feria de Salud, hosted by the American Diabetes Association, is returning to Bronx on Saturday, August 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m....
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Help Us Find A Missing 16-Year-Old In Bronx

Please help us find Yhoanderson Jimenez, 16, who was last seen in Bronx on Tuesday 08/02/2016....
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Announcing Bronx Salsa Fest 2016

For more details, please click here.   ...
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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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What Are The Latest Games To Play If You Want To Make Some Extra Money

Many people who are fans of Microgaming are asking the question: What are the latest games to play if you want to make some extra money? This is always a good question, since Microgaming does release new games each and every month....
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"Rocking The Boat" Visits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) welcomed 15 students from "Rocking The Boat" to experience environmental and boat building career opportunities....
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If You Do Not Know About It, We Can Guide & Help You

Hormone imbalances involve estrogen and progesterone in women. These two hormones are frequently imbalanced for one or more reasons, including birth control pills, stress, or even the overuse of cosmetics....
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A Soldier's Grief - Grand Premiere Of A Bronx Filmmaker's Independent War Film

We are thrilled to invite you to see the dramatic war tale "A Soldier's Grief"....
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$46 Million Infrastructure Upgrade In Crotona Park East

New York City Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Vincent Sapienza and Design and Construction Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora today announced that a $46 million project recently got underway to upgrade more than five miles of drinking water delivery and sewer infrastructure along Southern Boulevard in Bronx....
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Protest To Honor The Anniversary Of Sandra Bland's Death

In solidarity with and continuation of the AAPF #SayHerName campaign, members of Girl Be Heard's performance collective will debut new work on the steps of City Hall this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 10: a.m., to commemorate Sandra Bland and the four other black women who lost their lives in police custody in July 2015....
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The Other Man / Collection Of Sayings

The Other Man A normal man treats his children like children. The other man treats his children like adults, and when they grow up he treats ...
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Law Department Defeats Legal Effort To Stop Citywide Wi-Fi Project

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at stopping a key City initiative to bring free high-speed broadband to the public, the City Law Department announced today....
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Summer In Bronx

The sweltering heat brings out the tastes and acoustics of summertime in Bronx. The nostalgic sound of Mister Softee and the sweetness of Italian ices are slivers of the atmosphere that is around these warmer months....
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See Fat Joe Perform For Free In Bronx

Bronx native and hip-hop star Fat Joe will hold a free concert as part of this season’s lineup of Summer Stage shows....
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These Bronx Students Share What It Means To Be A Global Citizen

Last Friday, Global Citizen attended Career Day at M.S. 223 The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology in South Bronx....
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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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Thomas Lockhart

was born June 8, 1953. Mr. Lockhart is a former Bronx resident from the Marble Hill section, and attended The Bronx High School of Science and Manhattan College. A former All-American basketball player at both institutions, he left for Europe in 1976 to pursue a professional career after a brief encounter with the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. Continuing his education he actively plunged into corporate marketing communications with international companies like Philips, Alstom, Qiagen Instruments, KPMG, European Space Administration, ABN-Amro Bank and the Port of Rotterdam, while continuing to play ball and coach. Teaching English and advertising in Holland led to the setup of Ideas Unlimited, his own International Business Communications firm. Mr. Lockhart has lived and worked in various countries for the past 33 years, speaks German, French, Dutch and is currently learning Italian. Now residing near Zurich Switzerland, he has three children, Jarrett, 31 Chief of Staff with the Bronx City Council, 14th District, Maraya, 21 and Malik, 11. Tom is currently serving as Communications Manager and Asst. Operations Coordinator of the Marble Hill Reunion and Development Project.