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City Council Approves Bronx Point, A Mixed-Use Project On The Lower Concourse North Site

The New York City Council today approved Bronx Point, a dynamic mixed-used development that will feature over two acres of world-class public open spaces with a waterfront esplanade, up to 1,000 units of housing, a home for the Universal Hip-Hop Museum, a state-of-the-art multiplex theater, community space, educational programming, a neighborhood food hall, business incubator and cultural destinations. It will create over 150 permanent jobs and over 1,200 construction jobs.
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NYPD Has No Backup For Its Seized Property Database, Recording Millions In Annual Seizures

The Property and Evidence Tracking System (PETS) is the NYPD's huge database where it stores ownership information on the millions in New Yorkers' property it takes charge of every year (including about $68m in cash and counting), through evidence collection and asset forfeiture....
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Suspect Who Yanked 77-Year-Old Man Out Of Wheelchair Onto Bronx Sidewalk ID’d

Detectives say they have identified the brute they say heartlessly yanked a disabled 77-year-old Bronx man out of his wheelchair and onto the ground....
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2 Bronx Women Wanted For Stabbing, Shooting Man Arrested In Wilmington

Two Bronx women wanted in connection to an assault that landed a man in the hospital were arrested in Wilmington Tuesday....
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Clean Energy Fuels Begins First Bronx CNG Fueling Station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America- the City of New York, and community leaders broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx that will fuel multiple fleets operating across the city....
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Bronx Man Beaten, Robbed By Three Men In Central Park

A trio of muggers beat and robbed a Bronx man as he was taking pictures at a popular sightseeing and concert spot in Central Park Tuesday evening....
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Bronx Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

A hit-and-run driver killed a pedestrian just yards away from a Bronx church Tuesday afternoon, police said....
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Bronx Teen Indicted On Manslaughter Charges In Classroom Stabbing Of 2 Fellow Students

A Bronx teen who allegedly stabbed two fellow classmates with a switchblade, one fatally, was indicted on manslaughter charges Tuesday by a grand jury....
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Thief Strolls Down Street Carrying Full Cash Register

A brazen burglar was caught on camera walking down the street carrying a cash register he'd pinched from a Longwood tire shop, police said....
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BP Diaz Hosts The 15th Annual DiVA Spa

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the 15th annual DiVA Spa at the Bronx Museum of Arts. The event was designed to bring domestic violence awareness information to Bronx residents....
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Bronx Deserves Better Than the Current Plan for the Sheridan Expressway

Earlier this year, the New York State Department of Transportation announced plans to “transform” the Sheridan Expressway in Bronx. At first, advocates cheered, and it seemed like two decades of work to reduce highway blight and increase waterfront access was paying off....
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Bronx Revives Yankees

Back in Bronx, the big guys delivered....
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NYPD Cop Accused Of Exposing Himself To Girls

A New York City police officer has been accused of exposing himself to two young girls in Bronx....
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17-Year-Old Carrying Machete Hit By Police Van During Pursuit

A Bronx teenager is recovering in the hospital today after being struck by a police van Monday night....
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Italian Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo....
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Bronx Native Opens​ ​Pop Up​ ​Shop​ ​In​ ​South​ ​Bronx

In an effort to encapsulate the Bronx’s culture and energy, the Bronx Native uses various forms of the arts to communicate the Borough’s happenings....
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Game Of Thrones: A Cultural Lynchpin

As if it needed any more validation, Game of Thrones was referenced by a politician and baseball team in quick succession, cementing it’s place as a pop culture reference point for a generation. It is The Sopranos and The Wire of this decade; a visual feast which sets the bar for programs which follow. ...
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Made In China 2025 - Not To Worry!

The Chinese way of running their economic system is quite brilliant. I tip my hat to them....
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Help The NYPD Locate A Missing Teen

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 43 Precinct. A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI. The circumstances are as follows:...
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September 10

Life was the same on September 10Sunlight in the city like any other dayThings would change in the world of menSoon to see the horrors ...
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Notice Of Formation Of Cara Mia My, LLC

Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 08/11/2017.
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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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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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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.