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Concerns Over Broken & Unpredictable Elevators

Jessica Quinones lives at the St. Mary's Houses on Westchester Avenue in the Bronx, and says for weeks now one of the two elevators is broken.

Letter To Mayor De Blasio To Improve Public Spaces For Civic Engagement

Design Trust for Public Space and a dozen of other NYC-based civic design organizations, including Gehl Institute, The Horticultural Society of New York, Institute for Public Architecture, Municipal Art Society, New Yorkers for Parks, PAU, Project for Public Spaces, Regional Plan Association, Street Plans, Transportation Alternatives, Van Alen Institute, and WXY Architects, recommend seven steps to ensure that our civic commons are available for public engagement and dialogue....
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Please Help Locate The Missing Gustavus E. Francis

Gustavus E. Francis has been missing since 1979....
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Petition Seeks Citi Bikes In Bronx & Staten Island

A group of Bronx residents wants to roll out Citi Bike service in the borough, according to a new petition that has garnered more than a hundred signatures to make it happen....
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Bronx Electeds Pen Letter To Postmaster General Urging Immediate Action On Missing Postal Boxes

Congressman Eliot Engel, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., State Senator Jeff Klein, and Council Member Andrew Cohen were among 8 Bronx lawmakers to pen a letter to current United States Postmaster General Megan Brennan calling on her office to look into the ongoing issues in the borough regarding missing postal boxes, and for mobile collection units to be dispatched in affected areas until the new boxes are in place....
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Our Great City By Night

Enjoy a view from Space of our great city.

More Visitors Will Be Allowed Onto Hart Island After Legal Battle

More visitors will be allowed onto Hart Island's potters field under a modified settlement between the city and the NYCLU....
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NYC Emergency Management Advises New Yorkers To Be Prepared For Coastal Storm Risks

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to be prepared for high winds, heavy rain, and localized minor to moderate coastal flooding on Monday, January 23, 2017. The potential for heavy winds and rain will create hazardous travel conditions Monday....
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Borough Presidents Urge Mayor To Fund Half-Price Transit Fares For Working Class Communities

With the Metropolitan Transportation Board (MTA) expected to vote this month to raise bus and subway fares, Borough Presidents Eric Adams (Brooklyn), Gale Brewer (Manhattan), Ruben Diaz Jr. (Bronx), and Melinda Katz (Queens) urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to use his executive power to establish a half-price fare for New Yorkers between the ages of 18 and 64 living in households at or below poverty....
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Tractor-Trailer Accident, Fuel Spill On Cross Bronx Cause Delays At George Washington Bridge

Drivers trying to get into the city faced delays of 90 minutes on the George Washington Bridge Friday because of a tractor-trailer accident and fuel spill on the eastbound Cross Bronx Expressway....
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Animal Planet Gives A Behind-the-Scenes Look At The Bronx Zoo

The docuseries, which was filmed over an eight-month period, takes an inside look at the more than 6,000 animals and the 500-plus people who work at the Bronx Zoo. It also highlights the zoo's expert animal care and its mission to conserve wildlife around the globe. ...
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311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016

New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 – surpassing the previous record in 2015 by 5 percent....
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Missing Upper West Side Woman With Dementia Found Unharmed

A missing Upper West Side woman with dementia was found unharmed in a Bronx hospital, police said Wednesday....
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BP Diaz Honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through Prayer & Service

On Monday, January 16, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Fathers Taking Action, the Bronx Youth Corp, Acacia and Children’s Art & Science Workshops all collaborated on a service project with the non-profit PubliColor, as well as Bronxites of all ages, to repaint the first floor common area at the Bronx River Community Center....
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Pols Settle Parkchester Rate Hike Dispute

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda received a round of applause at a Town Hall Meeting with residents of Parkchester South Condominiums, ending a months-long battle over a 15.19% increase in maintenance fees for capital improvements....
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Mayor de Blasio & First Lady McCray's Gracie Mansion Holiday Open House

On Wednesday, December 21, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray will host a holiday open house at Gracie Mansion....
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Public Advocate James On Bronx Explosion

Public Advocate James words on the explosion in Bronx:...
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Co-Op City Toastmasters Club

Join Us as we celebrate this Holiday Season at our joint Toastmasters Holiday Shindig with the Bronx Advanced Toastmasters Club on Tuesday - December 13, 2016- 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the College of New Rochelle, Co-Op City Campus, 755 Co-Op City Blvd., 1st fl. Bronx, NY, 10475. Our guest speaker will be the 2015 Humorous Contest winner, Roquita Johnson....
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Be Proud Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Police Appreciation Luncheon

11th Annual Police Appreciation Luncheon will be on Friday, December 2, 2016 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Cats on the Bay restaurant in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn....
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NYCEDC's Plans For The City & Bronx

Year after year, New York City transforms. Our beloved city matures with each new generation. New buildings are built, as are new shopping malls, and new landmarks that soon become a part of our families' routine and weekly rituals....
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The Mott Haven Voice Of The People Rally

We would like to inform the public that there will be a rally on March 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Thessalonica Christian Church in the Mott Haven section of Bronx.

Funeral Services For Belmont Fire Victims To Be Held Today

Five family members who died in a Belmont fire that killed 13 people in Bronx will be laid to rest Monday.
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U.S. Embassy Honours Ghanaian-Born Soldier Who Died Saving Bronx Inferno Victims

The United States embassy in Accra has honoured the sacrifice of Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, a Ghanaian-born soldier in the U.S. Army who died whiles saving people trapped in a New York apartment fire in December 2017.
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Savor The Bronx 2017

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a preview of the 7th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week at Porto Salvo Bronx, a newly-opened Nautical Italian Cookery & Wine Bar in South Bronx.
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Meet The Beautiful, Remarkable Tree That Survived 9/11

One can only imagine the grim job that 9/11 workers had at Ground Zero, working day in and day out to clean up the wreckage of such devastation. And one can only imagine the surprise they must have felt when, a month into the job, they discovered a bit of life sticking out from the rubble – the charred remains of a callery pear tree.
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Celebrate Italian Heritage With Us

The Morris Park Community Association, Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee and President Al D’Angelo invite you to celebrate Italian heritage with them.
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City To Roll Out Enrollment Van Outside Yankee Stadium Sunday For Free Municipal ID Card Program

The city is taking its popular municipal identification program to the streets.

JLo + A-Rod = J-Rod

Alex Rodriguez is reportedly dating Jennifer Lopez.
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FDNY Deploys Drone To Help Fight Bronx Fire

The FDNY deployed its drone for the first time while battling a four-alarm fire in the Claremont Village section of Bronx Monday night.
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Buy Your Bronx, NY License Plate

The plate ships free when 3 or more are ordered.

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John Ryan

is a Clifton Park, New York native, a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City and a freelance reporter and photographer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy in 2003. He served two tours in Iraq as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army, wrote a 160-page guide to capture insurgents and earned a Bronze Star for meritorious service before being discharged as a captain in 2008. He is a certified personal trainer and will represent Ireland at the World Lacrosse Championships this summer (2010).