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2018 Annual B'N Fit Power Walk To Wellness

The B'N Fit Team invites the Bronx community to join them as they walk to bring wellness awareness to the teens in our community.
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Flushing Doctor Admits To Causing The Death Of His Bronx Patient Following A Botched Abortion

A Long Island man who had a medical practice in Flushing pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide after his 30-year-old patient bled to death following an abortion procedure in 2016, prosecutors announced on Friday....
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BP Diaz Kicks Off Bronx Week 2018

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was joined by hundreds of proud Bronxites and Bronxites-at-heart today for the official kick-off of 47th Annual Bronx Week at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill....
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Renderings Revealed For YMCA At 1250 East 229th Street, Edenwald, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a three-story YMCA at 1250 East 229th Street, in Edenwald, The Bronx. The site is five blocks away from the Baychester Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The non-profit New York City Economic Development Corporation is listed as behind the applications....
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You Can Own An Affordable Co-Op In South Bronx For Just $92K

Applications are now being accepted for three newly renovated co-ops in the Longwood neighborhood of the South Bronx, part of the city’s initiative to make affordable homeownership more accessible for first-time buyers....
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Bronx Hospital Pilots Noise-Reduction Program For Patients

Saint Barnabas Hospital is piloting a new noise-reduction program to help aid patients in their recoveries....
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Bronx's Crumbling "Island of The Dead" Is Unearthing Its Nameless Skeletons

It is the largest mass burial site in the US, but for an estimated 1 million souls interred at New York City's "Island of the Dead", their eternal resting place is disintegrating....
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Jewish Americans Honored For Contributions To Bronx Community

The achievements and contributions of Jewish Americans are being recognized this month....
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PTSD Patients Suffer From Increased Risk Of Comorbidities

In a presentation at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting held in New York City, a new study found that medical comorbidities are highly prevalent in patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), confirming recent data from the literature....
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Grandmother Attacked, Robbed Inside Bronx Building

Police are searching for the men who attacked and robbed a grandmother in Bronx....
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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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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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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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Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS

is a physician and radio host of Health Talk with Dr. Diane, MD at blogtalkradio.com/drdianethompson. She has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years, first as a registered nurse, then as a nurse practitioner, and now as a physician. She is an author, a health and empowerment speaker, a wellness coach, an esthetic specialist, and holds a certificate in sports nutrition. Dr. Diane, MD may be contacted at DrDianeThompson.com , via social media at facebook.com/DrDianeAThompson or via e-mail at Dr.DianeThompson@gmail.com.