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First NYC Baby Of 2015 Born At Midnight

Talk about perfect timing.

City Begins $20MM Upgrade To Watermains & Sewers

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora today announced that the City recently began a $19.7 million upgrade to the water delivery and sewer systems in the Bayside neighborhood of Queens....
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Man Falls Several Stories Down Bronx Elevator Shaft

An elderly man was injured Wednesday when he fell several stories down an elevator shaft in Bronx....
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6 Outdoor Holiday Lighting Ideas To Dazzle & Brighten Up Your Home

As the end of the year approaches, the days become shorter and shorter and we are faced with long, dark evenings. One of the best ways to make your home feel really festive is by using special outdoor lights....
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Statement On "Hands Up" Music Video

The Bronx Defenders truly regrets having been involved with the "Hands Up" video....
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Home Away From Home

Family gatherings can become more difficult to come by as time goes on. Kids grow up, move out, and start families of their own. ...
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Missing Man, 85, Found In Bronx

A missing 85-year-old man from Canaan has been found in Bronx according to the man's son....
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Department Of Buildings: High Winds Adisory

Winds are forecast for up to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph for the New York City and the surrounding area tonight through 11:00 a.m. on Monday....
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Water Main Break Floods Bronx Subway Station

A water main break has flooded a subway station in Bronx, suspending part of the 6 line....
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Rally Supporting Fresh Direct

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and Ministers from the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will hold a Rally on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. on the Steps of the Bronx County Courthouse (located at 851 Grand Concourse & 161st Street) to support Fresh Direct's plans to move to Bronx....
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The Bronx Defenders' 2014 Annual Gala

On behalf of all of The Bronx Defenders staff, our Board of Directors, and our clients, we would like to extend the warmest thank you to all who came out to support our 2014 Annual Gala this past Monday, November 10th, 2014. The evening was truly a momentous event....
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Bronx Woman Honored As WWII Hero

A ceremony was held at the Riverdale YM-YWHA last Thursday, November 6, 2014, honoring a brave Bronx woman who helped rescue Jews from Nazi-occupied Hungary during World War II....
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Veterans Day Parade Held In Throgs Neck

The sound of bagpipes filled the air as Bronx residents kicked off their annual Veterans Day Parade in Throgs Neck. Veteran Frank Parisi was named the new grand marshal of the parade....
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Bronx Mom Wins Free Rent For A Year

Minetta Curtis has been struggling to get back on her feet after her daughter had an accident that left her unable to pitch in and a fire damaged her Bronx home....
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WW II Bronx Army Veteran Honored

A small crowd gathered in Bantam, CT to pay their respects to a World War II Army veteran at the Veteran of the Month Ceremony Saturday....
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Woman Hit, Killed By Bronx Subway Car

A 63-year-old woman was clipped by a Bronx subway car and killed Friday after she peered over the platform to see if the train was coming, authorities said....
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Worker Rescued After Getting Stuck In Hole At Construction Site In Bronx

A construction worker needed to be rescued Thursday after getting stuck in a hole at a construction site in Bronx....
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Bronx Woman Gets Leg Stuck In Sinkhole

A woman was sent to the hospital after her leg fell into a sinkhole and got stuck in the middle of a Bronx street....
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Bronx River Parkway Closes Sunday For Running Festival

The Bronx River Parkway will be closed from the Westchester County Center (Exit 22) in White Plains to the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers on Sunday, October 12, 2014 between 7:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for the 10th annual Westchester Medical Center Running Festival....
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Trees Planted As Part Of TD Tree Day

Bronx volunteers spent the day Tuesday planting trees along the Grand Concourse as part of TD Tree Day....
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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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Fire Sweeps Through 6-Story Bronx Apartment Building

An extra-alarm fire swept through a six-story apartment building in Bronx Monday evening.
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Hoarding Complicates Fire Rescue Of 89-Year-Old Man

An 89-year-old man was critically injured in a Bronx apartment fire Thursday, and firefighters say the overwhelming clutter may have hampered his ability to escape.

Indoor Garage Collapses In Bronx

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx on Sunday, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, city officials said.

What’s Up With The Names Of Bronx Neighborhoods

The history of New York City neighborhoods often reveals long forgotten historical curiosities — just look at Brooklyn. But these days the Bronx is getting a lot of attention, so here is a look at how some of the Bronx’s neighborhoods got their names.

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Mohammed Ademo

is a digital media student at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He is covering Morrisania for the BronxInk.org. Ademo previously worked as a community organizer and activist. He is also the founder of OPride.com, a website that aggregates news about his home country of Ethiopia.