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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 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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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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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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Lulaine Compere

graduated from St. John's University in 2007. Since then he has been freelancing for different magazines and newspapers. He also has radio experience when he worked at WBAI (99.5) in New York. Some of the publications he has written for include the Norwood News, a community newspaper, The Bronx News Network, a community website, The Source Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, Latin Trends Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine and On Wall Street Magazine to name a few.