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Halloween Spooktacular 2017

The Bronx Borogh President Ruben Diaz, Jr., New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, & Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club invite you to the Bronx Pumpkin Fest & Halloween Spooktacular.
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How We Got From A South Bronx Birthday Party To A Global Force

Many, many people with an internet connection, including yours truly, spent a fair amount of time on 11 August 2017 entranced by a Google Doodle....
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Pair Wanted In Connection With Bronx Shooting That Injured 3 People

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man and woman wanted in connection with a shooting that injured three people in Bronx....
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Patrons Find Man Dead In Fordham McDonald's

Patrons of a busy McDonald's in the Fordham section of Bronx found a man deceased in one of the booths Saturday afternoon....
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Gay Bronx Teen Who Stabbed His Bullies Says "I Was Afraid For My Life"

We have an update on the gay teen from Bronx who was arrested for stabbing two of his bullies in school....
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Officials Search For Alleged Robbers, Officer Impersonator

Police are searching for two women wanted for robbing another woman on Webster Avenue....
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The NY Botanical Garden Barred Minority Students From Frida Kahlo Art Exhibit: Suit

The New York Botanical Garden was a hothouse of racial and religious discrimination, a new federal lawsuit charges....
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Bronx Entrepreneur Finds Success With New Fashion Line

A recent college graduate from Bronx is making waves with his new clothing line....
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Father Gunned Down After Leaving Party Near His Bronx Home

A 36-year-old Bronx father was shot to death leaving a party down the block from his home early Saturday, cops said....
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18-Year-Old Dies After Crash With Tractor-Trailer On Cross Bronx Expressway

A fatal accident along the Cross Bronx Expressway coupled with scheduled overnight construction caused bumper to bumper traffic on the roadway early Saturday morning....
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Police Official’s Blunt Take On Cop Who Punched Teen Resisting Arrest: “Police Work In Action”

After video surfaced of a New York City police officer repeatedly punching a teen who resisted arrest — after the teen reportedly put his hands on another cop’s neck and was on top of that officer on a sidewalk — the 50th Precinct’s commanding officer offered a blunt response....
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Christopher Columbus: Score One For Italian Americans

Democratic Borough President of Bronx Ruben Diaz, Jr. recently explained in the New York Post, why he is proudly marching in the Columbus Day Parade....
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Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center For Counseling In Bronx

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in Bronx....
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Congressman Serrano Hosts 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration In Bronx

This week, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) hosted his 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration in Bronx with local community groups....
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NYC Will Add Select Bus Service To 21 Routes In Next Decade

New York City will add 21 new select bus service routes over the next decade, City Hall announced Friday....
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Cuba Unveils Us-Made Tribute To Independence

Cuba presented to the public on Friday a statue of independence hero Jose Marti donated by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in a gesture of international friendship that comes at a low point in relations between the two countries....
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The Bronx In Focus

It is hard to imagine The Bronx having any sort of downtime. This is, after all, the band responsible for living one of the most disparate double lives in contemporary music, going between the fervour of their big-swinging punk anthems and the triumphant Mexican folk fanfare of Mariachi El Bronx. Even with several years removed from each of their respective albums, the two continued to tour in tandem right up to last year....
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Bronx Woman Admits Her Part In $1.75M Mortgage Fraud Ring

A Bronx woman has admitted she was part of a ring that committed mortgage fraud by obtaining home loans for unqualified borrowers, causing M&T Bank and other financial institutions to lose $1.75 million, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo announced Friday....
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Escaped Prisoner In Bronx

A prisoner escaped police custody in the Bronx, police said Friday, sharing the man’s picture and asking for the public’s help to track him down....
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Botanical Garden Discriminated Against Minorities, Jewish Job Seeker: Suit

The New York Botanical Garden discriminated against minority students and made a "lowball" offer to avoid hiring an observant Jew, according a civil rights lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday....
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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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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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Maria was born, raised and currently lives in Sofia, Bulgaria, EU. She is a journalist by profession and practices psychological consultation for the past few years. Maria worked as a reporter/journalist for a number of newspapers and radio stations. She served as a chief-editor of the National Library's monthly magazine Librarian for a number of years. Maria started drawing in 1991, urged by a strong inner need to recreate the reality beyond the usual – the world of forms and details… She has taken part in various exhibitions and her work is in a number of private collections around the world. Maria's drawings are created using mixed techniques – aquarelle, tempera, ink, pencils, etc. They are unique and have no names. Their eventual owners would give them names, effectively becoming a part of the process of creating them. Every one can charge their own drawing with one's own energy and identify it with one's self. The drawings will repay generously, predisposing for calm moments of reflection and meditation.