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NYC Parks Host First Splash Of The Season & Kick Off

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Congress Member Jose E. Serrano, State Senator Gustavo Rivera, and neighborhood children at Crotona Pool in Bronx to celebrate the opening day of the citywide outdoor pool season.
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Khloe Kardashian Celebrates 30th Birthday In Bronx

Khloe Kardashian kicked off her 30th birthday celebrations on the eve of her big day Thursday, June 26, with family and friends at Don Coqui restaurant on City Island in Bronx, New York City....
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Twelve Laid Off Biondi Schools Employees To Get Backpay & Reinstatement Offers

Twelve employees at the Biondi Elementary School in Bronx, NY and at the Biondi Middle and High School in Yonkers, NY, who were laid off during bargaining for an initial collective-bargaining agreement, have received backpay and immediate offers of reinstatement as part of a settlement agreement reached on April 14, 2014. ...
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Bronx War Veteran Lou Durante Honored Posthumously

A Bronx war veteran is being honored posthumously for his commitment to his country, as well as the borough. ...
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Bronx Vision Zero Meetings

Help us make the Bronx safer – Learn about Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative....
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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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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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Celebrating A 102nd Birthday Party At R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Center

On Tuesday, April 4, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. attended the 102nd birthday of Sarah Turner at the R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Senior Center.
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99-Year-Old Still Waiting For Home Repairs Months After Bronx Fire

It was a frightening scene last July, with tenants jumping off a Bronx fire escape on E. 163rd St. after an electrical fire sent huge flames and suffocating smoke pouring out the windows.

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Edward J. Small

is currently a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism. He has previously worked as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Dickinsonian, and as an editorial intern at America’s most prominent fake newspaper, The Onion. He is a native of Connecticut but currently lives in New York City.