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Ader Files For First Building In South Bronx Affordable Complex

A former Bronx parking facility is on its way to becoming an affordable housing complex with more than 400 units.
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Bronx Freedom Fund Wants To Bail Out Young People Before School Starts

For many teenagers, going back to school means sharp pencils, fresh sneakers, and a stylish new backpack, but for the ones imprisoned on Rikers Island, it represents something they do not currently have: freedom....
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Organic Waste Recycling Expanding In Bronx & Queens

Bronx and Queens residents will soon have another recycling bin to set out....
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Jail Time For Mobster Will Halt His Dealings At Wife’s Bronx Eatery

They were not just breaking bread at Pasquale’s Rigoletto in Bronx, federal prosecutors claim in court papers....
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Bronx DA Moves To Dismiss Case Against Pedro Hernandez

The Bronx district attorney will move on Wednesday to dismiss the charges against Pedro Hernandez, the teenage subject of a marquee national case of criminal justice who was arrested by an allegedly crooked detective and stood to lose a full-ride college scholarship if he did not make bail at Rikers Island....
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Bronx Council Candidate Corners Beauty Salon Vote

Juana Blanco, owner of the Continental Beauty Salon in Fordham Heights, is not interested in politics. She lets pretty much anyone post signs on the salon window, including the campaign poster for councilman hopeful Randy Abreu....
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Service On No. 5 Subway Line Briefly Shut Down In Bronx Due To Switch Problems

Switch problems briefly shut down service on the No. 5 subway line in Bronx on Wednesday, according to the MTA....
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A$AP Twelvyy’s "Last Year Being Broke" Will Never Be Forgotten

A$AP Mob’s A$AP Twelvyy is one patient man. He has been carefully masterminding his debut album for years while his crew was paving a way for themselves in the music and fashion worlds....
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How A Bronx Teacher Started A Green Classroom Revolution That Is Spreading Across The U.S.

Have you ever been in a position to change the world, or at least your small slice of it? Did you do it? Did you take the risks that would make a difference in the lives of others? If something held you back — unfavorable odds, fear of failure, lack of courage or something else — then Stephen Ritz's "The Power of a Plant" is for you....
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Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head Outside Bronx Deli

A gunman blasted a 21-year-old man in the head during a Bronx deli row Tuesday night, cops said....
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Bronx Man Sentenced In Car Assault Of Police Officers

A Bronx resident who was convicted of assaulting police officers who were attempting to stop a drag race was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Nathan Irizarry, 39, of Commonwealth Avenue in the Bronx, received 15 years in state prison for two counts of assault on a police officer, felonies....
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Bronx Company Takes Over Troy Nursing Facility

Centers Health Care has acquired all of the facilites of the former Capital Living Group, including The Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, an 80-bed, skilled nursing facility on Marvin Avenue in South Troy....
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Therapist Fired For Slapping A Disabled Student Sues For Her Job Back

A public school therapist fired for slapping a disabled student and calling him a piece of s - after he spit on her is suing for her job back....
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Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Is From Bronx—So What’s With The Name?

Häagen-Dazs ice cream is one of the most fascinating and strangest linguistic marketing attempts that has ever actually succeeded....
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Statement From BP Ruben Diaz Jr.

RE: Trump Administration's Repeal of DACA....
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Attorney General Schneiderman & Gov. Cuomo: NY State Will Sue If President Trump Ends DACA Policy

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released the following statements regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy:...
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Bronx Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 168 Years In Prison On Charges Stemming From His Sexual Exploitation Of Minors And False Statements To Government Agents

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that David Keith, a/k/a “David Wright,” a/k/a “David Lee Keith,” a/k/a “David Lee,” a/k/a “Lee David,” was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 168 years in prison on five counts stemming from his sexual exploitation of minors, related child pornography offenses, and making false statements to a federal agent concerning his abuse of children....
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Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo's Son Is Escorted By Dozens Of Officers For His First Day Of School

The son of a slain NYPD cop got a special police escort for his first day at school as dozens of officers stood in for his father....
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New Mom Needs Gas Restored In Bronx Building

Petal Griffith says her building on Southern Boulevard in Bronx has not had gas since May....
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Jesuit Homosexualist Guest At Historic Bronx Parish Rededication

Jesuit homosexualist, Fr. James Martin, attends the rededication of a historic Bronx parish with N.Y. Archbishop and Cdl. Timothy Dolan, while a parishioner is "stunned."...
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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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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

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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.