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Starting The "Uber Of Prison Visits"

At 5:30 a.m. on a Friday in April, Calvin Buari pulls up to a New York City apartment building in Bronx. The back door of his Toyota Sienna slides open. Two women jump in, and Buari drives north to catch the Taconic State Parkway. In less than two hours, the minivan will park in front of the giant concrete walls of Green Haven Correctional Facility, where the women will visit their husbands and sons who are serving time.

Major New Development Coming To 1661 Westchester Avenue, Soundview, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a twelve-story mixed-use building at 1661 Westchester Avenue, in the Soundview neighborhood of Bronx....
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Walmart E-Commerce Site Jet.com Leases Warehouse In Bronx

Walmart’s e-commerce site jet.com is boosting its presence in the city with a new warehouse in Bronx....
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Meridian Capital New Bronx Mortgage Transactions

Meridian Capital announced the following transactions (among others) in Bronx:...
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Bronx River Is Alive! With Hundreds Of New Fish

It is the Running of the Fish. The New York City Parks and Recreation Department restocked the Bronx River with 400 alewife herring Tuesday, the second year in a row that the agency has restocked the river with the native migratory fish....
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Mayor’s Office Of Media & Entertainment Announces New Latin Media & Entertainment Commission

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin today announced the revitalization of the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission (LMEC) for New York City. Comprised of 18 leaders from the vibrant Latinx creative community here in New York, the commission will leverage partnerships with the city’s entertainment, government, and business entities....
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Homes & Community Renewal, Division Of Housing & Community Renewal Enforcement Of The Mitchell-Lama Surcharge Provisions

The Office of the State Comptroller posted the following audit today....
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Two Charged In Relation To Bronx Teacher Matthew Azimi's Death

In November 2017, 36-year-old Matthew Azimi of Putnam County was found dead inside a bathroom at Public School X811 on Longfellow Avenue in Bronx....
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Celebrating A 102nd Birthday Party At R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Center

On Tuesday, April 4, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. attended the 102nd birthday of Sarah Turner at the R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Senior Center....
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Mayor De Blasio Announces Progress Constructing NYC Ferry Landing For Soundview

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced progress constructing a new NYC Ferry landing in Soundview for a new route launching this summer. Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, the City’s Economic Development Corporation, elected officials and community leaders toured the construction site....
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BP Diaz Hosts 2nd Annual Bronx Gospel Concert

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the second annual “Generation Fest…Bridging the Gap through Music” Bronx Gospel Concert at the Dreiser Loop Community Center in Co-op City....
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50th Anniversary Of The Death Of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination and passing....
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Trump’s Favorite Advisors — Be Afraid

"What really makes China so scary today is the fact that it has so many people, and it’s also becoming an incredibly wealthy country so that our great fear is that China will turn into a giant Hong Kong. And if China has a per capita GNP that’s anywhere near Hong Kong’s GNP, it will be one formidable military power. So a much more attractive strategy would be to do whatever we can to slow down China’s economic growth — because if it doesn’t grow economically, it can’t turn that wealth into military might and become a potential hegemon in Asia."...
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Suspected Mexican Cartel Leader Smuggled 44 Pounds Of Fentanyl Into NYC

A suspected Mexican cartel drug kingpin was charged Tuesday in the seizure of 44 pounds of fentanyl from a sting operation late last year, officials said....
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PW Launches A New Gathering Place For Booksellers To Connect

Last week, Publishers Weekly launched "BXsellers," a private Facebook group where booksellers from all over can engage in meaningful conversations about the issues affecting the world of bookselling, network with one another, share tips, ideas and have access to PW's editors for book recommendations and more....
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Man Accused Of Stealing $900, Electronics From Car In Morrisania

A man is accused of breaking into a commercial vehicle and stealing electronics and cash, police say....
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Summer Concerts At Lehman College

Summer’s coming!...
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Movies - World’s Leading Entertainment

Movies are still images that when shown on screens create the illusion of moving images....
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Bronx Students Depart To “March For Our Lives”

On March 24, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined more than 150 students from five Bronx high schools in the early morning as they boarded buses to participate in the “March for Our Lives” against gun violence in Washington, DC....
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MTA Faces Lawsuit Over Lack Of Elevator For Disabled Subway Riders In Bronx

The MTA is involved in a struggle over subway renovations. The U.S. attorney’s office has joined a lawsuit over the lack of an elevator for disabled riders....
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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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Raksha Kumar

She is a dedicated television journalist, who has engaged extensively with the Indian media for four years. She won the Fulbright scholarship and intends to begin a Masters program in Broadcast from the Journalism School, Columbia University, New York in August 2010.