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Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda’s Great Idea

You should know that Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda, Senator Marisol Alcantara and I have joined together and submitted a piece of joint-legislation to help resolve some of the environmental problems caused by plastic bags.
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Help Catch An Burglar Wannabe

The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to an attempted burglary that occurred within the confines of the 48 Precinct. Details are as follows: ...
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Now On View: High Line Plinth Maquette Exhibition

An exhibition of maquettes (models at 1/16th scale) of the 12 finalists for the first two inaugural High Line Plinth commissions is now on view on the High Line at West 14th Street....
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NYPD Needs Your Help

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct....
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Bronx Regional Health Information Organization Selects IMAT Solutions

IMAT Solutions, a leader in delivering innovative, real-time, Healthcare Data Management and Population Health reporting solutions, announced today it has signed a new client, the Bronx Regional Health Information Organization (Bronx RHIO), a clinical information exchange located in Bronx, New York....
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Bronx Exhibition Collates Two Decades Of Social & Political Unrest

The Occupy movement through Black Lives Matter and onwards to the current Trump fiasco, protest has been a dominant force throughout the 21st century so far; let us not forget that political activism is not a contemporary fad, though....
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A Russian Revolutionary In Bronx

Kenneth D. Ackerman’s Trotsky in New York 1917 has much to offer the reader. It also has some serious problems. Before getting to those let me discuss why the book deserves a place on the shelf of anyone interested in the life and ideas of Trotsky, the history of Marxism in America, New York at the time of World War I, and the Russian Revolution. ...
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One Teen Arrested, Another Escapes After Crashing Stolen Car In Fairfield, CT

A Bronx teen was arrested for stealing a car while his friend crashed a second stolen car near the Fairfield Metro station and escaped, possibly boarding a passing train early Tuesday, police said....
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Couple Attacks & Robs Delivery Man In Bronx

Police are looking for a man and a woman who they said were seen on surveillance video attacking and robbing a food delivery man in the Bronx. ...
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Grand Larceny Suspect Saught

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 40 Precinct. Details are as follows:...
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"Divided By Diversity", A Film By Duane Carleton

Duane Carleton had just finished making his first movie — a documentary about the 1986 murder of Manchester golf pro Sarah Hunter titled "Overtaken by Darkness" — when a friend suggested another southern Vermont headline as fodder for a second....
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Bronx Suspect Gets Stuck Down Cliff Near GWB

A Bronx man who allegedly sold drugs was arrested after he fled police and later got stuck on a tree near a cliff just north of the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee Monday evening, authorities said....
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Woman Took $50 From Man With Walker, Shoved Him In Bronx Burger King

Police were searching Monday for a woman who tried to take $50 that a man with a walker left on the counter of a Bronx Burger King, and shoved him when he tried to get it back. ...
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3rd Man Charged In Hempstead Bar Stabbing

Police have charged a Bronx man with murder in connection with the death of Rolando Cruz in Hempstead last year. ...
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Lawyer In Wheelchair Sues Bronx DA's Office For Discrimination

A lawyer is suing the Bronx District Attorney's Office for demanding her resignation after she started using a wheelchair and took part in a lawsuit against the city over the accessibility of its courthouses....
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Cross Bronx Expressway Named Most Congested City Roadway In U.S.

f you are feeling cross on this expressway, here is why: The Cross Bronx Expressway has been rated the most congested urban roadway in the country, according to a study....
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Children's Literacy Program Comes To St. Barnabas Hospital

You have heard the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," well now doctors in the Bronx hope a book a visit will encourage pediatric patients to keep reading. ...
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Omni Opens Affordable Housing In Bronx

Omni New York, LLC recently opened Morris Avenue Apartments, an affordable housing community in the Melrose neighborhood of Bronx....
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Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing Into Fence In Bronx

A motorcyclist died after hitting a fence in Bronx, police said....
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Minivan Crashes Into Convenience Store In NYC

A minivan plowed into a Mobil Mart in Bronx on Sunday, pinning a customer inside between shelves that were pushed together in a freak crash that was captured on video....
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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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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Adolf Hitler’s murderous campaign during World War II took the lives of six million Jews.
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Presidential Inauguration Of The 45th President Of The United States Of America Donald Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
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Martin Luther King Day

Today our nation pauses to honor a legend, an icon, and an American hero. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lifted up the conscience of our nation - a towering leader in his day, and a lasting inspiration for all generations to follow.

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Hristina Tisheva

is a freelance journalist who aspires to be a sports reporter. Her professional background is in radio. She hosted a four-hour long morning talk show and a five-hour long sports program; both on national air in her native Bulgaria. Hristina is currently a graduate student at Columbia Journalism School.