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Latonia Shelecia Stewart Read Obituaries Then Robbed Grieving Families During Funerals

A burglar kept an eye on obituaries to know when grieving families would be attending funerals, then robbed their homes while they were gone, police said Saturday.
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Sanitation Department Hosts Safe Disposal Event In Bronx For Harmful Household Products

New Yorkers had the chance to dispose of harmful items in their homes, such as old motor oil or medical syringes, at a safe disposal collection Saturday in Bronx....
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Teen Suspected In Stabbing Death Of Bronx Man Arrested

Police have arrested a 16-year-old in the April 13 slaying of a man repeatedly stabbed in the thigh during a fight over money in Bronx....
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Lehman College & Community Chamber Orchestra Present Free “Spring Concert”

The Lehman College and Community Chamber Orchestra will present “Pastorale—Masterworks for Orchestra Celebrating the Spring Season” on Wednesday, May 16, in the Music Building on the Lehman College campus. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and admission is free. (A donation is suggested.)...
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Celebration Of The 8th “Abrazo Garifuna In New York.”

Council Member Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with New York State Senator Luis Sepulveda, Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Victor Pichardo and City Council Member Rafael Salamanca, will celebrate the 8th “Abrazo Garifuna Banquet in New York.” in recognition of Garifuna Heritage Month....
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Sex Workers Rights

Sex workers and sex trafficking survivors will hold a press conference on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in Greenwich Village to remind policymakers that sex work is work. Sex trafficking involves coercion and should not be conflated with consensual sex work....
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BP Diaz, Rep. Serrano & Diego Beekman Tenants Rally Against Proposed Jail Site

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Congressman Jose E. Serrano, tenants of the Diego Beekman Houses and others came together for a rally in opposition to the proposed site of a new jail in South Bronx....
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Gov. Cuomo Launches The NY Stands With Puerto Rico Recovery & Rebuilding Initiative

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative, deploying a Tactical Assessment Team of state experts and labor, non-profit, philanthropic, and academic partners to evaluate reconstruction needs and to develop a comprehensive rebuilding roadmap for communities in need. ...
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Complaints Filed Against BNP Paribas For Civil Violations Involving FATCA

On April 24 & 28, 2018, two complaints for civil violations against the BNP Paribas Bank were filed involving blocking and closures of French expatriates and American residents with accounts with French banks....
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Students Impacted By Hurricane Maria Reveal Why They Remained — And Left — Puerto Rico

In her free time, Lehman College junior Yarielid Torres, 20, likes to visit famous destinations in the borough like the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo. She wanted to learn more about the area she currently calls home and attends school....
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Former Dominican President The Hon. Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna To Visit Bronx County

You should know that this Thursday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m. the former President of the Dominican Republic, the Hon. Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna, will be visiting Bronx County....
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Lehman College Presents Spring Musical "When I Get To Where I’m Going ’18"

The Lehman College Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre and Dance presents its spring musical "When I Get to Where I’m Going ’18" on Thursday through Saturday, May 10-12. Admission to all five performances is free upon reservation....
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UPS To Host “Spread The Word To End The Word” Press Conference & Autism Awareness Day Resource Fair

Unique People Services (UPS) will celebrate Autism Awareness Month with two community activities on April 19, 2018....
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Gun Violence Town Hall

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Bronx Borough President hosted the “Enough is Enough!”/“¡Ni Una Muerte Más!” Town Hall event, inviting students from across to borough to listen to their concerns regarding gun violence....
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Borough President Diaz Co-Hosted "Homeless Awareness Roundtable"

On Monday, April 16, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Steven Banks, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services, co-hosted a “Homeless Awareness Roundtable” with community board leadership and clergy members from across the borough....
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Bronx Woman Raped & Robbed As She Enters Her Home

A sick predator raped and robbed a 23-year-old Bronx woman as she entered her apartment building early Thursday, police said....
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie To Perform At Chevy Court During The 2018 Great New York State Fair

Rising hip-hop star A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, will make his Great New York State Fair debut at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, September 2 on the Chevy Court stage, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner announced today....
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Arts, Culture & Fun: Spring Is Here! Get Ready To Ride!

Join us for a bike co-op environment that will provide tools as bicycle-savvy volunteers assist on how-to make necessary bicycle repairs and prepare riders for the upcoming cycling season....
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Health Fair At The Bronx River Community Center

NYC Department of Youth & Community Health, Corner Stone and Children's Arts & Science Workshops invite you to ...
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Centers Health Care Hires Heidi Hendrix, RN, As New Chief Nursing Officer

Centers Health Care, the largest and most complete post-acute health care continuum in the northeast, announced that Heidi Hendrix, RN, an accomplished post-acute clinical director, has joined the company as its new Chief Nursing Officer....
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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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Kiran Alvi

is working towards her M.S. degree at Columbia’s Journalism School with a specialization in digital media, covering the neighborhood of East Tremont. Kiran has previously worked for Nile TV in Cairo, Patch.com in West Hollywood and Redondo Beach, and Annenberg TV News and NeonTommy.org in Los Angeles. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in 2011 with a degree in broadcast journalism and Middle East studies.