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Sprint Brings 4G LTE & Enhanced 3G Network Improvements To Bronx & Brooklyn

Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that its new 4G LTE network and improved 3G service will be available in Bronx and Brooklyn beginning on July 30, 2013. With Sprint 4G LTE, New Yorkers in these communities will experience faster speeds for surfing the Web for great Italian food options on Arthur Avenue or sending videos from concerts in Park Slope.

MTA Repairs To Affect Bronx Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Fastrack overnight maintenance program is returning to Bronx this week, affecting D train service....
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Three-Alarm Bronx Warehouse Fire

A produce store caught fire in Bronx Tuesday night, sending smoke billowing into the air above the Hunts Point Section of Bronx....
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Veteran's Affairs Whistleblower Cont'd

Ladies and Gentlemen it has come to my attention that this is indeed a political set up, as if I didn't need anymore issues....
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Veteran's Affairs Whistleblower

I want to begin with the things I feel are most troubling to me. First, I received some information from a credible VA source that stated “they want to keep me isolated from other African Americans.” ...
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Red Cross Assists Family Affected By A Fire In Bronxwood

Late last night, fire tore through a 2-story private dwelling on Mace Avenue in Bronxwood, Bronx....
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Bronx Driver Loses Consciousness, Crashes

Cops are investigating a Bronx crash after a motorist lost consciousness and drove onto a sidewalk, striking a 17-year-old girl and her 10-month-old baby....
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Immigration Information Session Held

Bronx residents got answers to some of their immigration questions Saturday as Bronx state Senator Gustavo Rivera hosted a special information session at P.S. 33....
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Bronx Neighborhoods In The Dark

A power outage left several neighborhoods in the northeast part of Bronx in the dark on a rainy Friday night....
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Bronx Woman Gives Birth In Deli

A Bronx couple got a special delivery when they visited their favorite Mexican restaurant this weekend. ...
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Affordable Housing Complex For Seniors In Bronx

The need for affordable housing is always an issue, especially for seniors. Now, construction is underway in the Baychester section of Bronx on two new properties that offer low-income housing for seniors age 62 and older....
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Tour Company Drops Pitch To See A Real Bronx Ghetto

A company called Real Bronx Tours is no longer offering adventurous visitors to New York “a ride through a real New York City ‘GHETTO’” – at least on its Web site....
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Weeknights 4 & 5 Service Reduced For Repairs

Service on the No. 4 and 5 trains will be reduced at night this week as MTA crews make repairs to express tunnels as part of the agency's Fastrack maintenance program....
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Bronx Week Concludes With Bronx Parade & Festival

Crowds of people braved the wet weather today to celebrate the best the Bronx has to offer at the 42nd annual Bronx Parade and Festival....
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Bronx Week 2013

Itis all about Bronx as the borough celebrates a week of festivities honoring it's people and the many businesses and establishments that call it home....
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Bronx River Parkway North Closes For Repairs In Eastchester

The Bronx River Parkway will again be closed to northbound traffic from the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers to the Westchester County Center in White Plains from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday....
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Bronx Boy Saved After Falling In River

Investigators say a 5-year-old boy ran away from the person who was watching him, and slipped and fell into the Bronx River near East 216th Street....
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Bronx Detective Ivan Marcano Honored

A detective from the Bronx was honored this morning by President Barack Obama in Washington for saving a man's life by risking his own....
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AHRC NYC Consolidates Space In Bronx

AHRC New York City, a nonprofit provider of services for intellectually disabled individuals, has relocated and consolidated its Bronx programs into a new building at 1420 Ferris Place, Bronx, NY 10461....
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Bronx Woman Clings To Life After Apartment Fire

A 50-year-old Bronx woman who may have been a hoarder was clinging to life after a fire ripped through her Bronx apartment Thursday, sources said....
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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.

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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4th Annual 'Savor The Bronx' Restaurant Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. officially kicked off the 4th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week today at The Bronx Beer Hall in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market.

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.

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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Breaking Ground On Bronx River House

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined NYC DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, NYC DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd's Senior Advisor Marianna Koval, Congressman José E. Serrano, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr., Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo, and Bronx River Administrator Linda R. Cox to break ground on the Bronx River House at Starlight Park.
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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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Lindsay Minerva

is a multimedia journalist. She is also a digital media student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. In 2009, she graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work experiences includes positions in politics, public relations, and law.