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Bronx Vision Zero Meetings

Help us make the Bronx safer – Learn about Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative.

Religious & Elected Dignitaries To Attend Ministers’ Banquet

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, President of the Organization stated:...
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Navy Seaman Recruit Giovanni I. Mendoza

Navy Seaman Recruit Giovanni I. Mendoza recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. ...
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Bronx Woman Wins $2M Powerball With Fortune Cookie Numbers

The fortune in this cookie was $2 million....
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Roof Of Pioneer Supermarket Partially Collapses

A Bronx supermarket was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the ceiling started to cave in and the roof showed signs of buckling....
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Not Just An EOD Officer

Their job is one of the most dangerous and thankless in the U.S. Army. Famously depicted in the movie, “The Hurt Locker,” explosive ordnance disposal technicians often risk their lives to save the lives of countless others. They are brave, bold, sometimes reckless and a little crazy. ...
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Bus Riders Rally For Countdown Clocks

Bus riders from around the city rallied Sunday at a bus stop across from City Hall to urge the Mayor, the Borough Presidents and members of the City Council to expand to all five boroughs a successful "bus countdown clock" program that has worked on Staten Island....
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Third Annual African American Abrazo Banquet

Bronx Elected officials will come together to honor distinguished members of the African-American community during a Banquet in celebration of Black Heritage Month....
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Bronx Borough PresidentHosts Dominican Heritage Fest

New York State is the home to the largest concentration of Dominicans, and the Bronx is home to 34% of that population. This Saturday, Feb. 27, will mark 167 years since the Dominican Republic gained its independence from Haiti....
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Valentine's Day Tours Of Newtown Creek WWTP

The Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is in the final stages of a $5 billion upgrade, provides a unique setting for New Yorkers seeking an alternative destination for a Valentine's Day outing....
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Forget Manhattans, Drink A Bronx

Put down your Manhattan—you cannot handle more than one of those anyway—and pick up a Bronx....
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$1M Lottery Ticket Unclaimed In Bronx

Someone who purchased a winning lottery ticket in the Bronx has missed a chance to become a millionaire....
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Bronx Native Earns ‘Army Career Counselor Of The Year’ Title

A native of Bronx has earned the U.S. Army’s “Career Counselor of the Year” title for 2014....
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High Bridge Opening Date Pushed Back

The re-opening of one of the city's oldest bridges has been delayed yet again....
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Strange Flashing Objects Hovering Over Bronx

This flashing light was hovering in the sky above Van Cortland Park in Bronx, New York on 3rd January 2014....
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Bronx Water Main Break Leaves 20 Homes Without Water

Twenty homes were left without water after a main broke in the Crotona East section of Bronx....
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Power Outage Strands Hundreds Of Metro-North Riders

Metro-North service is slowly getting back on track after a power outage left hundreds of passengers stranded Thursday night....
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MTA Running Close To Normal

The city’s mass transit system is up and running, while sanitation crews are tackling the roads....
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State Of Emergency For NY Metro Area Declared

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today declared a state of emergency as a major winter storm has moved into the New York City metropolitan area. The State of Emergency covers the following counties: Suffolk, Nassau, Richmond, Kings, Queens, New York, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland....
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Monsignor Scanlan High School Damaged In Fire

A fast-moving fire inside Monsignor Scanlan High School in the Bronx reached 3-alarms on Friday evening before it was controlled by firefighters, according to authorities....
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Bronx Residents Left Without Mailboxes As Postal Service Cracks Down On “Mailbox Fishing”

Did you ever hear of mailbox fishing? Most people have not, but it is a growing problem in Bronx.
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After Backlash From Tone-Deaf Travel Piece About Bronx, NYT Delves Into The Real Boogie Down

It is not usually a good sign when The New York Times travel section shouts out your hood. Of course, no one could possibly question the quality of the Times’ reporting or the professionalism of their coverage; but when it comes to the relationship between the paper’s target audience and traditional Latino hoods, the word “Columbus” comes to mind.
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Amtrak Train Stalled 5 Hours In Bronx; Wire Problem Blamed

Passengers aboard a Boston-bound Amtrak train said Friday they were stuck in New York City overnight for about five hours without heat.
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Bronx Litter Hotspots Are Stains Where, Often, No One’s To Blame

New York City’s Sanitation police were out recently on Parkside Place, a steep street of a few blocks’ length that climbs and then descends a ridge parallel to Webster Avenue in the Norwood section of Bronx. The apartment building on the corner of 207th Street had failed to keep up with the litter dropped by passersby and driven by the wind. Black plastic bags wound around the bare branches of the bushes out front and plastic snack wrappers were whipping around the entrance way. It is the kind of condition a private landlord might see a stiff fine for permitting.
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10 To 14 Inches Of Snow Expected Today

Forecasts show the chance for up to 14 inches of snow today in some areas of the city.

Water Main Break Snarls Traffic On Bruckner Boulevard

A water main break stopped traffic on Bruckner Boulevard ahead of the Thursday evening rush.
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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.

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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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.