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Council Paves Way For Conversion Of Bronx Jail Into Mixed-Use Development

The City Council on Thursday approved a plan to replace a Bronx juvenile detention center with a $300 million affordable housing and mixed-use project.
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Bronx Woman Fatally Shot, Off-Duty Correction Officer Claims His Gun Went Off Accidentally

A correction officer is being questioned by police after a woman was fatally shot inside a Bronx apartment building overnight. The officer claims his gun went off accidentally....
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99-Year-Old Still Waiting For Home Repairs Months After Bronx Fire

It was a frightening scene last July, with tenants jumping off a Bronx fire escape on E. 163rd St. after an electrical fire sent huge flames and suffocating smoke pouring out the windows....
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New York State Is Failing Our Public Schools

I entered the New York City public school system this past September. Rather, my 5-year-old child, a proud, subway-riding New Yorker, entered kindergarten and we had to decide what schools to put on our wish list....
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Affordable Apartments For Rent

Sedgcliff, LLC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted to fill vacancies and create a waiting list for affordable units at 1610 Sedgwick Avenue & 1523 Undercliff Avenue in the Morris Heights section of Bronx....
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Oppose Internet Sales Tax In New York

The New York State Legislature is once again threatening to impose a new sales tax burden on your favorite Internet marketplaces....
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Green Revolution - Cannabis & Entrepreneurship

Cannabis is becoming legal in more and more states. How can we get ahead of this new industry from a business perspective? Join us for an open discussion for some ideas of how to break into the business....
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BAAD! ASS Women Dazzling Bronx

The final weekend of the three-week BAAD! ASS Women’s Festival 2018 kicks off this Thursday with a Women’s Safety Seminar, a poetic play on Friday, the Sole Sisters Dance Concert on Saturday, and then on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, a grand finale of a Pepatián and BAAD! choreography collection....
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† Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick")!...
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BP Diaz Calls For Changes To Specialized High School Admissions

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling on the Panel for Educational Policy – the body which oversees New York City’s public school system – to use its power to change the admissions policies to five of the city’s specialized high schools to make the process more fair....
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration at the Rambling House in Woodlawn....
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National Security – An Abused Term

"That hereafter no State court or court of the United States shall admit Chinese to citizenship; and all laws in conflict with this act are ...
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HPD Launches New Outreach Van To Bring Housing Services Directly To Residents

New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer joined Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. to launch the new HPD outreach van. The agency’s new outreach unit, which was made a possible through funding from the Bronx and Brooklyn Borough Presidents, will travel throughout the city providing information and services directly to tenants in their communities. The schedule for the HPD Outreach van is available on HPD’s website....
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BP Diaz Releases South Bronx Tech Survey

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in collaboration with the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, has developed a community survey questionnaire as a follow-up to the two previous meetings of the Bronx Tech Summit hosted at the Metropolitan College of New York Campus in The Hub....
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Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & The State Of The Bronx On Bronxnet

Bronxites and others will hear details about the borough’s growth, challenges and plans when they tune in to Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivering the ‘State of the Borough’ address on BronxNet....
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BP Diaz & The Shadow League Co-Host Screening Of “Black Panther” For Bronx Students & Their Families

On Friday, February 16, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., along with The Shadow League, co-hosted a screening of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” for volunteers from the Bronx Youth Corps and Bronx Fathers Taking Action group....
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Lamborghini Urus

The Lamborghini Urus is an SUV manufactured by Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini. It was unveiled on 4 December 2017 and will be put on the market for the 2018 model year. The name comes from the Urus, the ancestor of modern domestic cattle, also known as the aurochs....
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BP Diaz Delivers Ninth “State Of The Borough” Address

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his ninth annual “State of the Borough” address to a crowded auditorium at the Bronx High School of Science....
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Faculty Recital At Bronx House School For Performing Arts

Bronx House School for Performing Arts invites members, friends and community residents to its annual faculty recital on Saturday, March 3rd at 3:00 p.m. in the Bronx House auditorium....
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African American Abrazo (Embrace) In New York

You should know that this Friday, February 23, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Maestros Caterer’s, 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, in Bronx, together with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Victor Pichardo and Council Member Rafael Salamanca we will be celebrating the Annual “African American Embrace “Abrazo Afro-Americano” in recognition of the Black Heritage Month....
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Happy New Year!

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Notice Of Formation Of Cara Mia My, LLC

Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 11/08/2017.
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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.

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Alma Watkins

EZ Al is a Native American with African and German descent who hails from the Bronx. At an early age she developed a love for music, art, and photography. She has photographed films, videos, fashion and political events. She is inspired by and influenced by talented photographers of today and graffiti artist of yesterday. Her motto is to live life is to love life.