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BP Diaz Honors Hero Police Officers

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. honored seven New York Police Department officers that took steps to assist a fatally wounded father and helped prevent the death of a five year old boy during a recent incident in Bronx.
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Bronx Stands United Against Hatred

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York held an interfaith prayer vigil to support the Jewish community and stand united against hatred in response to the murder of 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this weekend....
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BP Diaz Calls For Changes To School Tech Regulations

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling for urgent amendments to Directive 10, an out-of-date set of rules that prevents city public schools from purchasing portable technology such as such as Apple iPads, Google Chromebooks, Samsung Galaxy Tablets and Amazon Kindles....
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Bronx Charter Schools For Better Learning - Test Scores

The charter school movement in New York State is approaching its 20th anniversary, and there is no better way to reflect on the impact of the law than by talking about how schools are living up to their promise. ...
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What Poker Can Teach You About Deception

Many articles claim that it’s simple to detect deception. “Liars avoid eye contact,” they say. “Liars fidget with their hair,” they say. But such “resources” fail in several domains....
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Fast Forward

Join Third Avenue Business Improvement District and NYC Transit President Andy Byford on 11.5.2018 to learn about Fast Forward a community based plan to modernize our transit....
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David Rivera, 14, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx....
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Help Identify 3 Assault Suspects

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance identifying the three individuals wanted for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 45 Precinct in Bronx....
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Help Identify A Bank Robbery Suspect

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video/photo in regards to a bank robbery within the 47 Precinct in Bronx....
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Cyrus Perez, 13, Missing

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating the following person who was reported missing on October 17, 2018 from within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx....
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Janay Ortiz, 14, Missing

The New York Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx....
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Parkchester Annual Kwanzaa Festival

You are invited to the Parkchester Annual Kwanzaa Festival....
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Brett Wilson, 30, Missing

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of a 30-year-old male black reported missing on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from within the confines of the 50th Precinct in Bronx....
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Zanorah Johnson, 16, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 43 Precinct in Bronx....
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Mariah Roman, 13, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 47th Precinct in Bronx....
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Donrass Granville, 27, Murdered

On Monday October 15, 2018, at approximately 08:31 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 2824 Bronx Park East, within the confines of the 49 Precinct in Bronx....
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Thank You So Much, Mr. President

You should know that after two years of imprisonment; American Pastor, The Rev. Andrew Brunson has been finally released from a Turkish prison....
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Lehman College To Host Panel Discussion On Use Of Immunotherapy In Fighting Cancer

Lehman College will present "Innovations in Immunotherapy," a panel discussion covering new and exciting breakthroughs in cancer treatment, on Thursday, October 18 at 06:00 p.m. in the Music Building on the Lehman campus. The program is open to the public, and admission is free....
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BP Diaz & HUD Administrator Patton Visit NYCHA’s Patterson Houses

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator Lynne Patton visited the Patterson Houses, a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development in South Bronx....
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BP Diaz & CM Gibson Host “National Coming Out Day” Celebration

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson Destination Tomorrow and local residents co-hosted a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of “National Coming Out Day” as part of LGBTQ History Month....
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The Anniversary Of 9/11

Statement from Borough President Diaz regarding the anniversary of 9/11:
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U.S. Marks The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Somber Tributes & A New Monument

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city.
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Google Doodle Celebrates America's Workers On Labor Day 2018

Google Doodle did not take the day off Monday, when it hailed the American worker on Labor Day.

American Constitution Trumped

Once upon a time Americans were very sensitive on the subject of taxation. They even dumped British tea into the Boston Harbor as a protest against British taxes. And the American constitution was written to give an elected Congress the primary power to impose taxes.
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Staff Sergeant Ugarte Received A Battle Field Promotion

Staff Sergeant Ugarte received a battle field promotion from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant on July 1, 2018 by Lieutenant General Funk - the COMBINED JOINT TASK FORCE-OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE Commander for exceptional performance while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq.
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Happy Independence Day!

On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired Americans to see the importance of civic action and public service.
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Happy New Year!

Another year of success and happiness has passed.

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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Maria Perez

reports on the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before enrolling in Columbia’s journalism school, she reported for some of the most widely circulated Spanish newspapers (ABC, El Mundo), as well as for Agencia EFE newswire and the British Medical Journal, covering local news, social issues, science, health, culture and the environment. Born in Madrid, she graduated from a Madrid university in law and journalism and she also holds an MBA. Before coming to the USA, she lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and Israel.