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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.

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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6 Train Resumes After Bronx Water Main Break

The Number 6 subway line is running again after being partly shut down during the morning rush hour because of a water main break....
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Bronx Residents Receive Free Frozen Chicken

A tractor-trailer that spilled 20 tons of frozen chicken on a Bronx street turned out to be good news today for residents....
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NYPD Hopes To Strengthen Community Relationships

More than 3,000 kids from day care centers and summer camp programs attended the Bronx Harmony Day Picnic Tuesday, an annual event that aims to give a fun lesson in staying healthy....
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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....
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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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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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Savor The Bronx 2017

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a preview of the 7th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week at Porto Salvo Bronx, a newly-opened Nautical Italian Cookery & Wine Bar in South Bronx.
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Meet The Beautiful, Remarkable Tree That Survived 9/11

One can only imagine the grim job that 9/11 workers had at Ground Zero, working day in and day out to clean up the wreckage of such devastation. And one can only imagine the surprise they must have felt when, a month into the job, they discovered a bit of life sticking out from the rubble – the charred remains of a callery pear tree.
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Celebrate Italian Heritage With Us

The Morris Park Community Association, Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee and President Al D’Angelo invite you to celebrate Italian heritage with them.
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City To Roll Out Enrollment Van Outside Yankee Stadium Sunday For Free Municipal ID Card Program

The city is taking its popular municipal identification program to the streets.

JLo + A-Rod = J-Rod

Alex Rodriguez is reportedly dating Jennifer Lopez.
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FDNY Deploys Drone To Help Fight Bronx Fire

The FDNY deployed its drone for the first time while battling a four-alarm fire in the Claremont Village section of Bronx Monday night.
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Buy Your Bronx, NY License Plate

The plate ships free when 3 or more are ordered.
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Fire Sweeps Through 6-Story Bronx Apartment Building

An extra-alarm fire swept through a six-story apartment building in Bronx Monday evening.
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Hoarding Complicates Fire Rescue Of 89-Year-Old Man

An 89-year-old man was critically injured in a Bronx apartment fire Thursday, and firefighters say the overwhelming clutter may have hampered his ability to escape.

Indoor Garage Collapses In Bronx

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx on Sunday, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, city officials said.

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Hristina Tisheva

is a freelance journalist who aspires to be a sports reporter. Her professional background is in radio. She hosted a four-hour long morning talk show and a five-hour long sports program; both on national air in her native Bulgaria. Hristina is currently a graduate student at Columbia Journalism School.