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Grassroots Community McDonald’s Owner Tony Rodriguez Reopens Restaurant At 599 E. Tremont Avenue

The McDonald’s restaurant at 599 E. Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457 has been relaunched.
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Felix Rodriguez Corporan, 74, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx....
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Derick Saninocencio, 36, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person within the confines of the 45 Precinct in Bronx....
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NYC Kicks Off Veterans Week By Displaying Military Service Branch Flags

Today, New York City kicked off “Veterans’ Week”, a week of celebratory activities leading up to Veterans’ Day on November 11th....
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Demolition Of Former Spofford Youth Detention Center

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen , New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett, Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, community stakeholders and representatives from Gilbane Development, Hudson Companies and the Mutual Housing Association of New York, today celebrated the start of demolition on the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Bronx’s Hunts Point community....
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BP Diaz To NYCHA Board: Spend A Week In Public Housing

In a letter to the agency’s Interim Chair & CEO Stanley Brezenoff, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is proposing that each non-resident member of the city’s public housing board of directors spend a week living in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartment inorder to get a first-hand look at the problems tenants face within their developments....
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual “Bronx Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular”

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his office’s annual “Bronx Pumpkinfest and Halloween Spooktacular.”...
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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 30, 2018 from within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx....
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Wayne Taylor, 80, Missing

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person reported missing on Saturday, October 27, 2018 within the confines of the 46 Precinct in Bronx ...
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Symphani Gore, 13, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 48 Precinct in Bronx....
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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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Damage American Technology Program

The 90 day “truce” agreed to in the G20 dinner between Presidents Trump and Xi is certainly a plus. The world has been spared, at least for the moment, an acceleration of a destructive trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
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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.