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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 Ranks 3rd In Cleanest Streets

According to a new report from the Department of Sanitation, Bronx is home to some of the cleanest streets in the city. However, it is also home to some of the dirtiest....
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Possible Bronx Ferry Service

Lawmakers say they are ready to advocate for ferry service in Bronx after a recent report shows indications of promising ridership if there was a station in Soundview....
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Lack Of Heat, Hot Water Plague Fire Victims

A number of Bronx tenants say they are struggling with new sets of problems since a fast-moving fire tore through their apartment building this month....
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Musical Bus Stops Come To Bronx

Bus-stop boogying could be the next big thing in Bronx, where plans to install ‘listening stations’ along one of the borough’s main public transport routes have been approved....
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Centenarian: Hilda Siegel Turns 104

Hilda Siegel was born December 19, 1909, in Harlem, to Goldie and Yale Friedman....
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Hazardous Road Conditions

Snow from earlier this morning is causing some slick driving conditions on the roads throughout the borough....
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JFK Halts Flights After Plane Skids Into Snowbank

A plane skidded into a snowbank yesterday in freezing conditions at New York’s John F Kennedy Airport, which temporarily ceased operations because of the icy conditions, officials said....
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Plane Lands On Major Deegan Expressway In Bronx

Three people were reported injured on Saturday afternoon after a small plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx....
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Winter Weather Advisory

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for late Thursday and Friday....
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Sotomayor To Push The Button

The countdown to the new year in Times Square is getting some high-profile help — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor....
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Fifteen Days Until the STAR Registration Deadline

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded homeowners to register for the Basic STAR property tax exemption by the December 31, 2013 deadline. More than 2 million have registered – 86% using fast, easy online system....
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Commemorating JFK 50 Years After His Assassination: A Look At His Connections To Bronx

Although he is known for his roots in Boston, the President spent some time of his life living in the borough with his family....
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Good Samaritans Save People In Wheelchairs From Bronx Fire

Neighbors helped rescue two people in wheelchairs from a burning building in Bronx Tuesday afternoon....
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Italian Flag Paved Over In Bronx’s Little Italy

A new patch of pavement has covered up a staple in the borough's own Little Italy....
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Honoring Veterans: Bronx Military Mural

On Monday, October 28, 2013, muralist Sam Welty in partnership with Warrior Gateway’s Patriots in Paint initiative and the Jericho Project, will begin painting a 70 by 15 foot wall which will become the backdrop to a half basketball court at the Jericho Project’s Veterans Residence in Bronx....
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Missing Bronx Man Found Safe

A missing Bronx man with Alzheimer's disease has been found safe....
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Tax Department Launches Statewide STAR Registration

The New York State Tax Department today unveiled an easy, fast and secure online STAR Registration platform for homeowners currently receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption....
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$5 Million To Fund Improvements To Bronx's Roberto Clemente State Park

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $5 million investment from the NY Works initiative to fund improvements to Roberto Clemente State Park in Bronx. The funding complements grants from community partners to develop a new playground and baseball field, and commemorates the Park's 40th anniversary....
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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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The Mott Haven Voice Of The People Rally

We would like to inform the public that there will be a rally on March 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Thessalonica Christian Church in the Mott Haven section of Bronx.

Funeral Services For Belmont Fire Victims To Be Held Today

Five family members who died in a Belmont fire that killed 13 people in Bronx will be laid to rest Monday.

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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.