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NYC Uses Ex Cons To Shovel Snow

New York City Department of Corrections officials were on hand as recently released inmates of Rikers Island joined officials from the Department of Sanitation in removing blocks of ice and snow from the streets on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
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Cuomo Announces $1.8B Reconstruction In South Bronx

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a $1.8 billion project to transform South Bronx by reconstructing the Bruckner-Sheridan Interchange....
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Citywide Ferry Stop In Bronx Will Be A Welcome Option, Commuters Say

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the upcoming citywide ferry service will be a big help for people in far-off parts of the city. ...
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D Train To Skip Bronx Stops On Weeknights

D train service in Bronx will be suspended at some stations for multiple weeknights while the MTA does maintenance and repair work over two weeks....
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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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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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Billy Wharton

is the editor of The Socialist and the Socialist WebZine. His articles have recently appeared in the Washington Post, Monthly Review Webzine, Dissident Voice, The Indypendent, Common Dreams and Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal. Billy lives in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.