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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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Bronx & Manhattan Celebrate The Harlem River

A great time to get to know the Harlem River is during the annual Harlem River Festival, this year October 6 through 17....
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Fall Community Clean-Up Events

Get involved today with Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx)....
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College Students Help Spruce Up Claremont Park

College students joined different organizations from around Bronx Sunday to spruce up Claremont Park....
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The Urban Cowboy Of Pelham Parkway

One of the last known urban cowboys, Buster Marengo, is being evicted from his home in Bronx, New York, so an apartment complex can be built its place....
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3 New Bronx Experiences For 2019

The Bronx is the go-to area for amazing nights out in New York and there are some great new places opening up to try.
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8th Annual “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today celebrated the start of the 8th Annual “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week at Beatstro, a Hip Hop themed restaurant located in the South Bronx.
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9/11 Memorial Ceremony

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Bronx Street Renamed To Honor Slain Teen "Junior"

A street in Bronx is being renamed after a teenager who was brutally murdered in a case of mistaken identity.
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Bronx Week 2018 Closes With A Bang!

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council co-hosted the grand finale of Bronx Week 2018.
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Bronx Man Fights To Keep Identity Private After Winning $5 Million Prize

A Bronx man is prepared to sue the New York State Gaming Commission if he is unable to collect his $5 million reward without revealing his identity.
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BP Diaz Releases "Bronx Annual Development Report"

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his “Bronx Annual Development Report” this afternoon during the 2018 Bronx Week Business Luncheon at Tosca Marquee in Throggs Neck.
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First Ever Bronx Week Family Day Olympiad

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation will host the first ever Bronx Week Family Day Olympiad.

7th Annual Centenarian Celebration Held In Bronx

7th Annual Bronx Week Centenarian Event where we take the time to celebrate Bronxites who have been blessed to live 100+ years.
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BP Diaz Kicks Off Bronx Week 2018

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was joined by hundreds of proud Bronxites and Bronxites-at-heart today for the official kick-off of 47th Annual Bronx Week at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill.

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