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Announcing The Week-Long Grassroots Effort "Call The Mayor"

With the passage of the city budget weeks away and Fair Fares at the center of negotiations, transit, anti-poverty and civil rights organizers fanned out from a Central Harlem subway station Monday and engaged riders to call the mayor to ask him to endorse the inclusion of half-price MetroCards in City Budget.

Retaining Wall Collapses Behind Bronx Apartment Building

Authorities say a retaining wall collapsed Sunday behind an apartment building in Bronx....
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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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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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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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Bronx Apartment Of Woman With Cerebral Palsy Keeps Leaking

Nancy Ramgopaul lives in the Throgsneck Houses and says she never knows when it will rain inside her apartment. Ramgopaul says she has been battling a bad leak in her apartment since March....
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Borough President Diaz Celebrates Opening Of New City Island Bridge In Bronx

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the opening of the new City Island Bridge. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new bridge, an inaugural walk and ride was led by Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., State Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein, Assembly Member Michael Benedetto, and City Council Member James Vacca....
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Castle Hill Residents Ask For Speed Bump Installation On Roadway

Community members in Castle Hill say they want the city to install speed bumps along a stretch of Gleason Avenue to slow down vehicles they claim are racing down the street....
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Mayor de Blasio Announces Opening Of New City Island Bridge In Bronx

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the opening of the new City Island Bridge....
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Officials Call For Revitalization Of East Tremont Park

Officials are calling on the city Parks Department to revitalize part of an East Tremont park that has been vacant for nearly 50 years....
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NYC Will Add Select Bus Service To 21 Routes In Next Decade

New York City will add 21 new select bus service routes over the next decade, City Hall announced Friday....
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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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High Power “Solar Wall” For Urban Health Plan In Bronx

Urban Health Plan’s Simpson Pavilion, a community health center in the Bronx, now boasts a high powered “solar wall” to energize its patients. Unlike most rooftop systems, the 37kW array has been installed on the side of the building – a solar wall that will optimize the facility’s clean energy production and save money for critical community healthcare services....
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Bronx Woman Calls On City To Close Neglected Bruckner Overpass

Some residents are renewing calls to close the Bruckner Boulevard footbridge after seeing little improvement in the maintenance of the overpass....
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Jerome Avenue Neighborhood Plan Enters Public Review Process

The proposal would create new affordable housing, public parks, and other community improvements....
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Construction Equipment Falls Off Truck Onto Bus On Bronx Highway, Injuring 20 People

A piece of industrial construction equipment tumbled off a tractor trailer and struck a passing charter bus on a Bronx highway Thursday. ...
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Service On No. 5 Subway Line Briefly Shut Down In Bronx Due To Switch Problems

Switch problems briefly shut down service on the No. 5 subway line in Bronx on Wednesday, according to the MTA....
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New Mom Needs Gas Restored In Bronx Building

Petal Griffith says her building on Southern Boulevard in Bronx has not had gas since May....
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Bronx Parks Get GPS Call Boxes After 3 Deaths

A new initiative is underway to make parks safer in Bronx, as dozens of blue light safety boxes similar to ones seen on college campuses are being installed in four parks across the borough....
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The Summer Of Hell

You should know that this week begins what Governor Andrew Cuomo has forecast as the Summer of Hell, which will mean 8 weeks of chaos for commuters who use Penn Station during all of the planned train track repairs....
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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 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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